SOCCER

Manchester United puts on a big show in 7-0 win over Galaxy

Manchester United puts on a big show in 7-0 win over Galaxy

If Louis van Gaal had any misconceptions about what he was getting himself into when he became coach of the world's most popular soccer team, they were probably dispelled Wednesday at the Rose Bowl.

Women's soccer legend Mia Hamm surprises youth players in Baltimore

Before Mia Hamm surprised more than 2,000 youth soccer players and coaches at the Baltimore Convention Center on Monday, she sat in the building's VIP area,...

The Houston Dynamo have signed United States national team defender DaMarcus Beasley to a Designated Player contract, the club announced on Wednesday.

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LeBron James shares World Cup 'streaker' video

LeBron James shares World Cup 'streaker' video

Can you believe there was actually a time when a lot of us viewed LeBron James as a villain?

Germany beats Argentina 1-0 to win World Cup

Germany beats Argentina 1-0 to win World Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- When the final whistle sounded, Mario Goetze disappeared under a dogpile of German teammates in the middle of the field.

Messi did not deserve Golden Ball -- Maradona

Messi did not deserve Golden Ball, Maradona says

Argentina forward Lionel Messi did not deserve to win the World Cup “Golden Ball” as the tournament's best player, according to his compatriot and former great Diego...

World Cup Best XI - Messi, Neymar, Rodriguez star

World Cup Best XI - Messi, Neymar, Rodriguez star

World Cup Best XI - Messi, Neymar, Rodriguez star

World Cup: Germany takes note of Juergen Klinsmann's contributions

World Cup: Germany takes note of Juergen Klinsmann's contributions

U.S. Coach Juergen Klinsmann wasn't with the German team in person when it won the World Cup on Sunday. But he was certainly there in spirit and influence.

Argentine police break up riots in wake of World Cup loss

Argentine police break up riots in wake of World Cup loss

Argentine riot police fired tear gas and water cannons Sunday to break up dozens of rock-hurling youths in central Buenos Aires after the nation's hopes of a first World Cup win in...

Cry for Argentina? It played Germany evenly and could have won

Cry for Argentina? It played Germany evenly and could have won

The Argentines couldn't have asked for anything more.

World Cup final features best team versus best player

World Cup final features best team versus best player

After 31 days, 63 games and 170 goals, this World Cup finally will be decided Sunday in the tournament's most compelling matchup.

Argentina coach says he hasn't decided to quit

Argentina coach says he hasn't decided to quit

Sunday's World Cup final probably will be Alejandro Sabella's last game as coach of the Argentine national team, his agent said last week. But Saturday, Sabella...

Blast re-signs two players, picks up another

Blast re-signs two players, picks up another

The Blast announced Thursday that it re-signed two players and added a newcomer as the team prepares for the inaugural Major Arena Soccer League season.

Luis Suarez heading to Barcelona, joining Messi, Neymar

Luis Suarez heading to Barcelona, joining Messi, Neymar

BARCELONA - Barcelona, who already have Lionel Messi and Neymar up front, will boast an even more fearsome strike force next season after agreeing to buy disgraced Uruguayan Luis...

World Cup notes: U.S. gains a strong foothold in international soccer

World Cup notes: U.S. gains a strong foothold in international soccer

The unprecedented level of interest this World Cup has earned in the United States has top officials at FIFA, world soccer's governing body, believing the sport may finally be...