Soccer America Daily
Monday, February 25, 2019
  • California phenom Olivia Moultrie turns pro at 13

    The announcement came one day after she was one of 25 female athletes to appear in a Nike ad during the Oscars broadcast. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Spencer Wadsworth

    "It's just a shift in women's sports. You see it more and more now where women's soccer is catching up to the men's side, and there's more opportunities for them."

    -- Spencer Wadsworth, vice president of global soccer at Wasserman Media Group, on the endorsement agreement his client, 13-year-old Olivia Moultrie, signed with Nike, a deal he said was worth more financially than a four-year scholarship at a top university. (New York Times)

  • Watch: The Indy Sports Dome implode during a soccer game

    Players and coaches escaped without injuries when high winds downed the Indianapolis indoor soccer venue, caught on video from the bench. Read the whole story

  • Evening Edition: What's in the news ...

    1. Tyler Adams came off the bench to help RB Leipzig salvage a 1-1 tie with Hoffenheim on Monday. Adams came on to start the second half and beat two players to start the play that led to tying goal by captain Willi Orban in the 89th minute. Hoffenheim is coached by Julian Nagelsmann, who will take over next season at RB Leipzig, which remains in fourth place, four points ahead of Wolfsburg. RB Leipzig has not lost since Adams entered the lineup in late January.

    Video: RB Leipzig tying goal

    2. ESPN+ has released "We Are LAFC," a 10-part documentary series on the creation and first season of the 2018 MLS expansion team. The series goes inside the building of LAFC and its first season with an up-close look at its players, coaches and executives on and off the field. It was co-produced by Mandalay Sports Media, with Mike Tollin and Jon Weinbach executive producing.

    3. Montreal Impact midfielder Ken Krolicki will be out at least six weeks following successful surgery to repair a dislocation to his right elbow. Krolicki, 22, was one of the top rookies in MLS last season, appearing in 24 regular-season games, including 18 starts, after being taken in the third round of the 2018 SuperDraft out of Michigan State.