The San Jose Earthquakes became the first MLS team to check in at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Read the whole story
MLS announced the schedule for the 54-game tournament slated to begin July 8 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Read the whole story
Germany (3. Liga) Terrence Boyd, Hallescher, 89 minutes, 2 goals (5-3 vs. Carl Zeiss Jena)
-- McKinze Gaines, Sonnenhof Grossaspach, 90 minutes (1-2 vs. Meppen)
-- Chris Richards, Bayern Munich II, 90 minutes (2-1 vs. 1860 Munich)
Norway (Eliteserien) Henry Wingo, Molde, sub-45 minutes (3-2 at Start)
Spain (Segunda Division) Shaq Moore, Tenerife, 88 minutes, 2 assists (4-1 vs. Mirandes)
Plans to complete its 2020 season include a 16-game regular season followed by a single-elimination playoff with 16 teams. Read the whole story
"It was not my intent to be the first. I didn't set that as the goal. [But] we're going to take full advantage of the sports spotlight. We need to."
-- NWSL commissioner Lisa Baird, who took her job on March 10, two days before the NWSL shut down its first week of preseason because of the COVID-19 pandemic, on the league's restart on Saturday, making it the first major U.S. pro league to return to play. (USA Today)
The UEFA Champion League could have its third U.S. English-language broadcaster in three seasons. Read the whole story
Akron (M/W). Men: cross country, golf; Women: tennis.
Appalachian State (W). Men: soccer, tennis, indoor track & field.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff (W). Men: tennis; Women: tennis.
*Boise State (W). Men: baseball; Women: swimming.
Brown (M/W): Men: fencing, golf, squash; Women: Equestrian, fencing, golf, skiing, squash.
Central Michigan (W). Men: indoor and outdoor track & field.
Chicago State (M/W). Men: baseball. (Added: men's soccer.)
Cincinnati (W). Men: soccer.
UConn (M/W). Men: cross country, swimming, tennis (2021-22); Women: rowing (2021-22).
East Carolina (W): Men: swimming, tennis; Women: swimming, tennis.
FIU (M/W). Men: indoor track & field.
Furman (M/W). Men: baseball, lacrosse.
Hampton (W). Men: golf. Women: golf.
Northern Colorado (W). Men: tennis; Women: tennis.
Old Dominion (M/W). Men: wrestling.
Southern Utah (W). Men: tennis; Women: tennis.
Winthrop (M/W. Men: tennis; Women: tennis.
Wisconsin-Green Bay (M/W). Men: tennis; Women: tennis.
Wright State (M/W). Men: tennis; Women: softball, tennis.
*Baseball was playing in 2020 for the first time since 1980.
Note: M=sponsors men's soccer; W=sponsors women's soccer.
In a 3-0 win over Sheffield United, the 24-year-old Frenchman's hat trick was the first for Man United since Robin van Persie's in 2013. Read the whole story
1. Colombia's bid to host 2023 Women's World Cup boosted by UEFA By Suzanne Wrack (Guardian)
2. Minnesota United announces staff reductions as team readies to resume season By Jerry Zgoda (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
3. Fox Sports has laid off around 20 people involved in WWE, boxing and soccer coverage, and cancelled WWE Backstage as a weekly show By Andrew Bucholtz (Awful Announcing)
The alphabet soup of competing leagues, even entire associations, means there is little oversight. Read the whole story