| Jul 21, 2013
| 7:35 PM
Before playing El Salvador in the CONCACAF quarterfinals at M&T Bank Stadium, U.S. midfielder Mix Diskerud had some painful memories of last summer's 3-3 tie with the Central American team in the Under-23 Olympic qualifying team.
The tying goal came...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 10:19 PM
If the U.S. national soccer team is feeling the weight of the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against Jamaica today at sold-out RFK Stadium, the players and coaches aren't showing it.
Since their arrival in Washington on Thursday, the Americans have...
| Jun 24, 2011
Mexico will romp
Grahame L. Jones
Los Angeles Times
Mexico has Javier Hernandez and 10 other quality players. The U.S. has Tim Howard, Steve Cherundolo and Clint Dempsey. Mexico has players who know what they're doing on the field. The U.S. has players...
| May 29, 2012
| 5:34 PM
The soccer term "friendly" can be a misnomer, depending on the teams playing the match and the circumstances surrounding it.
For a U.S. side trying to reinvent itself after a disappointing performance in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa while...
| May 30, 2012
| 8:55 PM
The list of Brazilian soccer legends began with the incomparable Pele, who as a 17-year-old led his country to the first of five World Cups in 1958. It has continued, nearly unabated, for a half-century.
Now, it's Neymar's star turn.
| Jan 30, 2012
| 3:00 AM
So apparently Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette is a pretty popular guy these days.
Over the weekend, several rumors gained steam that the Orioles were willing trade partners in at least two possible deals.
| Jan 6, 2009
Carl Pohlad, a billionaire banker whose Minnesota Twins won two World Series titles during nearly his nearly quarter-century as owner, died yesterday. He was 93. When Pohlad paid Calvin Griffith $38 million for the Twins in 1984, he was widely credited...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Landon Donovan had looked forward to saying goodbye to the place that launched his Major League Soccer career.
San Jose, after all, remains dear to the league's all-time leading goal scorer, even if some fans might feel differently.
But Donovan, who...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 5:05 PM
After the Galaxy played to a 1-1 tie with Chivas USA on June 8, the Galaxy was 4-3-5 and tied for seventh place in Major League Soccer's Western Conference, 16 points behind division leader Seattle.
But history shows that since Bruce Arena became the...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 9:21 PM
Landon Donovan had an assist and the Galaxy rallied to tie host Montreal, 2-2, Wednesday night.
It was the 132nd assist for Donovan, putting him three away from Steve Ralston's Major League Soccer all-time record.
The Impact, which is in last place in...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Jurgen Klinsmann, never shy about making bold statements, set a rather lofty goal for the 2018 World Cup in Russia: the semifinals.
Considering the United States hasn't gotten that far since 1930, when the field wasn't nearly as deep, it seems a far-...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:46 PM
Before the Galaxy routed the Colorado Rapids, 6-0, on Friday night, the crowd at StubHub Center was asked to observe a moment of silence.
Earlier in the day the Galaxy had announced that Luca DeLaGarza, the week-old son of Galaxy defender A.J....