| Oct 29, 2014
| 8:21 AM
Russia unveiled its logo for the 2018 FIFA World Cup from the International Space Station Tuesday night during a talk show based in Moscow, the host city for the games.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter joined other dignitaries on the launch show, which...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
NBCUniversal is planning a relaunch of its Spanish-language cabler Mun2 that will accentuate the channel's affiliation with the Peacock.
The cabler will unveil its new name of NBC Universo on Feb. 1 as it carries the Spanish-language simulcast of NBC's...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:47 PM
A FIFA official warned this week that the 2018 World Cup in Russia could be boycotted by black players unless Russian President Vladimir Putin gets tougher on racism.
Tokyo Sexwale, FIFA's anti-racism advisor and a former anti-apartheid activist, told...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Orlando City made two midseason acquisitions last year, adding defender Rafael Ramos and Estrela from SL Benfica in Portugal.
Both Ramos and Estrela were recently called up by the Portugal under-20 national team and are very much in the mix to make...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 5:45 PM
If Landon Donovan's mother had listened to her fears instead of her young son, the greatest U.S. soccer player of all time might never have stepped on a field.
"I was on the side thinking, 'Oh, I don't want him to have hurt feelings. He's the youngest...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 4:40 PM
To Nick Rimando, the UCLA Hall of Champions is hallowed ground.
The huge room is stacked floor to ceiling with the 111 NCAA championship trophies the school has won, including the 1997 men's soccer title Rimando helped bring home. But for Rimando, who...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 9:57 AM
With FIFA's international break falling directly in the middle of the Major League Soccer playoffs, U.S. national team Coach Juergen Klinsmann largely steered clear of postseason participants when selecting the 25 players for U.S. national team friendlies...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 5:36 PM
As Germany was finishing off Argentina to win its fourth World Cup title last summer, you couldn't blame some of the country's most passionate soccer fans if they watched the final with a bit of apprehension. Because what has been good for the national...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 10:00 AM
FIFA released a summary of the report commissioned to investigate the World Cup bids for the 2018 and 2022 tournaments, but found no major issues to cause Russia or Qatar to lose the hosting rights.
In summary: FIFA released a summary of an...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 10:45 AM
Many critics of FIFA turned a skeptical eye toward the world soccer organization when it found no corruption was involved in Russia's 2018 and Qatar's 2022 World Cup bids. It was even more galling for folks in the United Kingdom since FIFA investigators...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 1:50 PM
If National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell needs some evidence that his decision to, in effect, have the NFL investigate itself over portions of the Ray Rice fiasco was a bad idea, let me refer him to FIFA, the international soccer...