The highly touted first meeting of American teenagers in the Bundesliga could hardly have been worse for both players. Read the whole story
"In June, we agreed a contract with Lionel Messi, which is already operative, but we've had to make some changes simply to make the buyout clause more adequate for the current soccer
-- Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu after Messi's new contract was confirmed on Saturday, complete with a eye-popping $853 million buyout clause, boosted after Barca lost Neymar to Paris St. Germain in August when the Brazilian activated his $263 million buyout clause. (ESPN FC)
The Israeli-American played his first game in more than four and a half months in Belgium's Jupiler Pro League. Read the whole story
This mini-doc wonderfully captures how dramatic, star-studded and unique was MLS Cup 1996. Read the whole story
Tuesday: Happy Birthday! Kyle McCarthy.
Wednesday: Toronto FC-Columbus Crew, MLS Eastern Conference final, second leg,
7:30 pm. ET, FS1, Fox Deportes.
-- USA-England U-17s, Men's Nike Friendlies, 7 pm ET, ussoccer.com
Thursday: Seattle Sounders-Houston Dynamo, MLS Western Conference final, second leg, 10:30 pm. ET, ESPN, ESPN Deportes.
Friday: World Cup 2018 final draw in Moscow, 10 am ET, FS1, Telemundo.
-- Stanford-South Carolina, Women's College Cup semifinals, 5 pm ET, ESPNU.
-- UCLA-Duke, Women's College Cup semifinals, 7:30 pm ET, ESPNU.
-- USA-Netherlands U-17s, Men's Nike Friendlies, 7 pm ET, ussoccer.com
Friday-Saturday: NCAA Division I Men's Tournament, quarterfinals.
Saturday: Happy Birthday! Grant Wahl.
Sunday: Women's College Cup final, noon ET, ESPNU.
-- USA-Brazil U-17s, Men's Nike Friendlies, 5 pm ET, ussoccer.com
For the second time in three games, the Rams twice rallied from a goal down and now will play in their first final eight. Read the whole story
The Bruins will return to the final for the first time since 2013 thanks to a 3-1 victory over Princeton. Read the whole story