The USA won't have a team at the 2018 World Cup, but it will have two referees -- Mark Geiger and Jair Marrufo. Read the whole story
FIFA is investigating reports that fans targeted French stars Ousmane Dembele and Paul Pogba at Tuesday's friendly in St. Petersburg. Read the whole story
"I want to call on fans to stop this. This is not just a problem with our fans' perception of African American and black players. The problem is elsewhere: none of this bad behavior will stop until we
start punishing it."
-- Igor Lebedev, Russian parliament's deputy speaker and a big soccer fan, saying what few Russian officials have ever said. (Championat via AFP)
The spectacle of p.a. announcers counting down the final 10 seconds of a half or overtime period is about to end. Read the whole story
Albert Friedberg, a Toronto-based investor, has purchased a minority interest in Orlando City. Read the whole story
The Fox Sports analyst was one of five studio analysts nominated in the outstanding sports personality category. Read the whole story