Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
  • Arena: USMNT frontline 'real strength' heading into June

    Dom Dwyer has been the hottest American striker with five goals for Sporting Kansas City the last two months, but the newly naturally U.S. ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Kim Vaughn

    "One of the things that's so devastating about this disease is that nobody wants to talk about it -- and I have to raise my hand because I was the same exact way. Because you know fairly early on, with the DNA tests that are now available, whether or not you're going to get the disease. And it's pretty easy to bury your head in the sand and not have a conversation about the disease, because of the depression and the anxiety that comes with it."

    -- Kim Vaughn, wife of former MLS referee Terry Vaughn, who is one of more than 30,000 Americans suffering from Huntington's Disease. When Vaughn was 30, he took a DNA test confirming that he had the gene that triggered the disease that killed Vaughn's father, two uncles and his grandmother. (MLSSoccer.com)

  • Video Pick: Two volleys, one Falcao goal

    Radamel Falcao's second goal in a 4-0 win over Lille was wonderfully set up by teenager Kylian Mbappe, who volleyed a cross-field pass into ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Quincy Amarikwa

    "I'm a firm believer of what you project out in the world is what you'll receive back 10-fold. Don’t just say it, do it.”

    -- San Jose Earthquakes forward Quincy Amarikwa, who wrote a check for $2,200 right on the spot to taxi driver Pedro Hahamian, who was giving him a ride to the Las Vegas airport and told him he was two months behind on his mortgage. (NBC Bay Area)

  • NWSL: Pugh feels right at home in Washington

    Mallory Pugh admitted she had considered turning pro for a while, and there was much speculation that when she made the decision to leave ... Read the whole story

  • Surprise and euphoria give way to the long, hard slog for Seattle Sounders

    Ten games into the 2017 season, defending champion Seattle is scuffling below the playoff tier against a lineup of injuries and motivated opponents. A ... Read the whole story

  • MLS Week 12: Busy Wednesday with five games

    Five games on Wednesday mark the busiest midweek since the start of the 2017 MLS season. Houston, which shares the Western Conference lead with ... Read the whole story

  • Mbappe is just the tip of the French iceberg

    With the Under-20 World Cup set to begin this weekend in South Korea, Ben Lyttleton at SI.com's Planet Futbol has assembled a list of ... Read the whole story

  • Report: Nothing has changed to SC STL funding

    Six weeks after MLS expansion hopes of St. Louis soccer backers took a major hit when city voters rejected a proposition to provide $60 ... Read the whole story

  • U.S. Open Cup: Rowdies open second round with win

    In Tuesday's only U.S. Open Cup game, the Tampa Bay Rowdies beat the Jacksonville Armada U23s, 3-0. All but two of Wednesday's matchups -- ... Read the whole story

  • Datebook: U.S. Open Cup second round (streaming)

    The 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup moves into the second round with the entry of pro teams from the NASL and USL. Twenty ... Read the whole story

  • U.S. Abroad: Williams' Reading headed to Wembley

    Danny Williams' Reading will get a chance at promotion to the English Premier League when it faces Huddersfield or Sheffield Wednesday in the League ... Read the whole story