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Despite problems, demand high for World Cup tickets

If you're going to Brazil for the World Cup, you'd better start looking for a sports bar where you can watch the games on TV. Because for all the problems with stadium construction, transportation infrastructure and political protests, this World Cup has proved to be one of the bestselling ever.

Baltimore Blast joining with other teams to form new indoor soccer league

The Baltimore Blast, along with five other former Major Indoor Soccer League teams, have reached an agreement to partner with teams from the Professional...

Deep in Brazil's jungle, host city poses wild challenge for World Cup

MANAUS, Brazil — In the 1960s, Brazil's military rulers decided they had to populate the Amazon or risk losing control over the vast, isolated region....

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Donovan may be entering new phase with U.S. World Cup team

Donovan may be entering new phase with U.S. World Cup team

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Landon Donovan on Wednesday spent the first 59 minutes of the U.S. national team's friendly against Mexico on the bench,...

U.S. Coach Juergen Klinsmann's son called up for national youth team

U.S. Coach Juergen Klinsmann's son called up for national youth team

Some soccer parents can get a little excited. So here's a tip for Juergen Klinsmann, whose son Jonathan has been called into the U-18...

Fire trade Rolfe to D.C. United

Fire trade Rolfe to D.C. United

Fan favorite Chris Rolfe is bound for D.C. United in exchange for allocation money, the Fire announced Wednesday.

U.S. will look at new faces against Mexico

PHOENIX — Coach Juergen Klinsmann has only two months to decide on a final 23-man roster for this summer's World Cup in Brazil. And...

Foreign owners invade English Premier League

Foreign owners invade English Premier League

Even in today's economy you'd think $1.4 billion would be enough to buy love. Or at the very least, indifference.

World Cup tickets selling at a brisk pace

World Cup tickets selling at a brisk pace

The World Cup won't kick off for 3 1/2 months but already tickets remain available for just seven of the tournament's 64 matches,...

Beckham's group unveils plans for MLS stadium at port

Beckham's group unveils plans for MLS stadium at port

David Beckham has a beautiful vision for soccer on the waterfront of Miami.

Lockout of MLS referees ends

Lockout of MLS referees ends

The New York Times reports: An agreement was reached that will allow MLS referees to return to the field this weekend,...

Obama on U.S. World Cup chances: 'I think we'll do well'

Obama on U.S. World Cup chances: 'I think we'll do well'

President Barack Obama is betting on a strong World Cup performance from the U.S. men’s team in Brazil later this year — and he&...

Blast forces mini game in MISL championship, but loses to Missouri

Blast forces mini game in MISL championship, but loses to Missouri

One minute, it looked like the Blast was poised to successfully defend its Major Indoor Soccer League championship Sunday.

Blast goalie William Vanzela will play in second game of MISL final

Blast goalie William Vanzela will play in second game of MISL final

Blast goalkeeper William Vanzela, who sat out Friday night's first game of the Major Indoor Soccer League championship series at Missouri...