West Virginia's Joe Manchin moved to prohibit the use of federal funds related to the organization of the 2026 World Cup. Read the whole story
"I think we always have to be open to progress, and sometimes it takes people a little bit longer to get there. But I think his eyes are opened up and I'll definitely continue to peel them open at
all times, but I'm looking forward to having a conversation with him and seeing how we can use FIFA money a lot better."
-- U.S. women's national team captain Megan Rapinoe on what
she told FIFA president Gianni Infantino during the trophy ceremonies following the USA's 2-0 win over the Netherlands at the 2019 Women's World Cup in France. (ESPN)
All 146 goals from France, including a record 26 scored by the USA, are delivered in this 5-minute Fox Soccer montage. Read the whole story
1. MLS signed Captain Morgan as its official spiced rum and exclusive spirits partner through 2022. The rum brand will become an official sponsor of the Chicago
Fire, D.C. United, New York City FC, Philadelphia Union and Seattle Sounders, offering fans of legal drinking age the chance to purchase custom labeled bottles of spiced rum featuring official team
colors and crests.
2. Atlanta United signed 18-year-old defender George Campbell as a Homegrown Player for the 2020 season. He has spent
the majority of the 2019 season with Atlanta United 2 in the USL Championship. He started 32 games for Atlanta United U-16/17s during 2017-18 season, anchoring the team that reached the Development
Academy final in just its second season.
3. Houston Dash forward Nichelle Prince will miss the remainder of the 2019 NWSL season with a right
knee injury suffered playing for Canada at the Women's World Cup. Prince, who underwent a successful surgery last week, was injured in the game against Sweden in the round of 16.