The New York City FC coach denied a French report that he reached an agreement with Ligue 1's Nice, saying he's happy at NYCFC. Read the whole story
"Zlatan is gonna be pissed when he finds out his Audi Player Index score is -223."
-- Chicago Fire midfielder Dax McCarty on Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who was sent off in the LA Galaxy's 1-0 win at Montreal on Monday. (@DaxMcCarty11)
The 18-year-old phenom, a left-footed attacker, is a product of the Academie Camp Nous, opened to train and educate young Haitians. Read the whole story
Team Melli has a heavy international flavor with 14 of 24 players based on teams in Europe or the Middle East. Read the whole story
Back in the World Cup for the first time in 36 years, Peru has created introductory videos for its Russia 2018 opponents. Read the whole story
"I walked in there and I'm trying to figure out which one is Brandi. I finally see her name and said, 'Oh my gosh.' I don't think that looks too much like her."
-- Brandi Chastain's husband Jerry Smith, the Santa Clara women's coach, about a bronze plaque dedicated to the former U.S. World Cup star that bore no resemblance to her. They were at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco on Monday night for ceremonies inducting her into the San Francisco Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame. Chastain said the plaque wasn't a "perfect representation," while Smith added that it was "really not flattering." Event organizers agreed on Tuesday to commission a new plague. (KTVU)
The U.S. international has already scored four goals in five games since returning to Kopparbergs/Goteborg this spring. Read the whole story