| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Jason Lappies woke in his San Diego apartment on the morning of June 26. Not needing to report to work right away, he settled onto his couch to watch a World Cup soccer match. He teased his roommate, who had to rush off to a job.
When the friend...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The Galaxy's championship on Sunday marked a record fifth Major League Soccer title for Bruce Arena as coach, and it was his third title with the Galaxy. Arena, 63, has had a storied career, including coaching the U.S. team to the quarterfinals in the...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:57 AM
It's been a busy year on Facebook.
Social media users have witnessed protests, disease, victory, destruction and more.
With all that's happened this year, it's no surprise that one particular event -- the World Cup -- actually became the most talked-...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 4:09 PM
If the U.S. women's team is intimidated by the difficult World Cup draw it got Saturday, it's doing a good job of keeping that a secret.
"Bring it on," forward Sydney Leroux tweeted moments after the Americans were placed in Group D alongside Sweden,...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Ronaldo is joining forces with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers.
The Brazilian soccer superstar, who retired in 2011 after a legendary career, now owns a 25 percent stake in the 2014 NASL runner-up, Strikers officials told the Sun Sentinel on Wednesday....
| 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...