SOCCER

50 days from World Cup, tension in Brazil is high

50 days from World Cup, tension in Brazil is high

RIO DE JANEIRO — In 50 days, the best athletes in the world's most popular sport will convene in Brazil, one of soccer's sacred spiritual homes, for the game's most important tournament.

Soccer is Baggio Husidic's sanctuary

Maybe it was the emotion of the moment. Or the difficulty of trying to find the right word in his third language.

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MLS Commissioner Don Garber has prostate cancer

MLS commissioner Don Garber has prostate cancer

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, the league announced Saturday.

U.S. Soccer president denies mutiny led to coach's firing

U.S. Soccer president denies mutiny led to coach's firing

U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati said Sunday's decision to fire women's Coach Tom Sermanni less than seven months before the start of...

Tom Sermanni out as U.S. women's soccer coach

Tom Sermanni was fired Sunday as coach of the U.S. women's soccer team just seven months before the start of World Cup qualifying.

Holiday, Rapinoe help U.S. women top China

Holiday, Rapinoe help U.S. women top China

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. -- Goals from Lauren Holiday and Megan Rapinoe helped the United States women's national team to a 2-0 win over China...

U.S. soccer team shines with Michael Bradley in diamond formation

U.S. soccer team shines with Michael Bradley in diamond formation

Juergen Klinsmann hasn't made many missteps in his 2 1/2 years of coach of the U.S. national team. Still it was hard not to question last...

Seeking to 'become more relevant,' Blast breaks away from MISL

Seeking to 'become more relevant,' Blast breaks away from MISL

The Blast has been released from the United Soccer Leagues and its affiliate, the Major Indoor Soccer League, Blast...

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.