Soccer

Michel of FC Dallas controls the ball against the Seattle Sounders on April 12, 2014 at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. (credit: Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Sounders Get 1-1 Tie With FC Dallas

Osvaldo Alonso hit a goal in the 54th minute, and the Sounders tied FC Dallas by a score of 1-1 in the first leg of the MLS Western Conference semifinals on Sunday night.

11/03/2014

Michel of FC Dallas controls the ball on April 12, 2014 at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. (credit: Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Michel Lifts FC Dallas Over Whitecaps 2-1

Michel scored on a penalty kick in the 84th minute and FC Dallas beat the Whitecaps by a score of 2-1 on Wednesday night to advance in the MLS Cup playoffs.

10/30/2014

Abby Wambach of the United States celebrates after scoring a goal in the first half of a game against Haiti during the 2014 CONCACAF Women's Championship at RFK Stadium on October 20, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

U.S. Women Advance In World Cup Qualifying

The United States completed Part I on Monday night with a predictable 6-0 win over underfunded, awe-struck Haiti to finish unbeaten in group play in the CONCACAF championship.

10/21/2014

Landon Donovan of the Los Angeles Galaxy races for the ball with Adam Moffat of FC Dallas at StubHub Center on September 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

FC Dallas Beats Galaxy To Clinch Playoff Berth

Fabian Castillo scored in the winner in 88th minute and FC Dallas clinched a playoff berth, beating the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-1 on Sunday night.

10/13/2014

Head coach Jill Ellis of the United States glances up at the scoreboard during a game against Mexico during the second half of an international friendly soccer game September 13, 2014 at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah. (credit: George Frey/Getty Images)

Ellis Aims To Lead U.S. In Women’s World Cup

Five months into her job as head coach, Jill Ellis is heading into her biggest moment since being chosen to lead the U.S. national team.

10/09/2014

David Texeira of FC Dallas controls the ball against the Seattle Sounders on April 12, 2014 at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. (credit: Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Texeira Leads FC Dallas Past Seattle 3-1

David Texeira scored two goals to put FC Dallas past Seattle by a score of 3-1 on Wednesday. FC Dallas beat the Sounders for only the second time in the last 10 meetings.

09/25/2014

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Orlando City Gets 1st Pick In MLS Expansion Draft

Orlando City will pick first in the MLS expansion draft as well as the SuperDraft after winning a draw on Wednesday.

09/24/2014

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Solo Asserts Her Innocence In Online Post

U.S. national team goalkeeper Hope Solo is again asserting her innocence in a domestic violence assault case. She posted a statement to on her Facebook page Tuesday evening.

09/24/2014

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U.S. Soccer Stands By Solo Decision

U.S. Soccer is standing by its decision to allow goalkeeper Hope Solo to continue to play while she faces domestic violence charges.

09/23/2014

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Sweeping Lawsuit Targets Soccer Concussions

Soccer joined the growing legal debate over head injuries Wednesday after FIFA and some of the sport’s governing bodies in the United States were made the target of a lawsuit seeking new safety rules.

08/28/2014

Landon Donovan of the US Men's National Team practices in Stanford, California on May 14, 2014. In the upcoming World Cup 2014 the US is drawn in Group G, along with Ghana, who reached the quarter-finals in the 2010 edition, Euro 2012 semi-finalists Portugal, and one of the favorites for the trophy Germany. They will kick off their campaign on June 16 against Ghana.

Donovan’s Final Team USA Match In October

Landon Donovan says he will make his final appearance for the U.S. national team Oct. 10 in a friendly against Ecuador.

08/27/2014

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European Soccer Clubs Open U.S. Academies

As the U.S. appetite for soccer grows, more American kids are harboring dreams of becoming the next David Beckham or Leo Messi. Their aspirations, realistic or not, have not gone unnoticed by top international teams.

08/21/2014

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