September 19, 2014 STRIKERS SOLD
Brazilian investors take control of iconic NASL franchise
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - - The Fort Lauderdale Strikers have been purchased by a group of three Brazilian investors - Paulo Cesso, Ricardo Geromel, and Rafael Bertani.
Sept. 19, 2014 'EATERS RALLY
No. 6 UC Irvine men force OT, beat Loyola Marymount on PK
Dennis Martinez scored with 18 seconds to go in overtime to save UC Irvine's sixth-ranked men Thursday night, and Gor Kirakosyan converted a penalty kick nearly 15 minutes into overtime to lift the visiting Anteaters past Loyola Marymount, 3-2.
Sept. 18, 2014 COLLEGE ROUNDUP
Cal State Fullerton women score early, often to bury Idaho State
Cal State Fullerton scored early goals three minutes apart and Rebecca Wilson added another pair in the second half as the Titans' women romped to a 4-1 victory Thursday night over visiting Idaho State.
September 18, 2014 MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game
Real Salt Lake will look to sweep their season series against the Colorado Rapids when the two teams meet Friday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.
September 18, 2014 CUTTONE'S CONCEPTS
With bland logo, MLS is a blank slate
In unveiling a new logo on Thursday, part of the launch of a new version of a video game, Major League Soccer hopes to connect with its core audience, millennials.
September 18, 2014 USL PRO REVIEW
Semifinals on tap, new franchise for Charlotte
The Harrisburg City Islanders scored the upset of the round as they defeated USL PRO regular season champion Orlando City in the quarterfinals of the 2014 USL PRO Playoffs on Saturday night. The Richmond Kickers, LA Galaxy II and Sacramento Republic FC also advanced, ensuring there will be a new champion as the postseason heads to the semifinals.
September 18, 2014 CHIVAS USA COULD SIT OUT
Garber says hiatus is possible
NEW YORK---There is a possibility Chivas USA could sit out the 2015 season, and maybe longer according to MLS Commissioner Don Garber, but a decision won't come until new ownership for the club is in place.
September 18, 2014 KICK IN THE WALLET
MLS fines Bruce Arena $20,000
NEW YORK – MLS Commissioner Don Garber said Thursday that he fined LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena $20,000 for his recently published comments addressing the club’s inability to acquire American midfielder Sacha Kljestan in early August.
September 18, 2014 BREAKING THE MOLD
MLS wanted progressive new look
NEW YORK – Major League Soccer unveiled a new league logo Thursday, replacing the familiar green, blue and black rectangle of a shoe striking a ball with the “MLS crest” – a much simpler three-sided blue-bordered shield.
September 18, 2014 NEW LOOK
MLS makes change to logo
NEW YORK---Major League Soccer unveiled its new logo on Thursday. The less said about it the better.
September 17, 2014 SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Florida State's Bakowska-Mathews is women's Player of the Week
Florida State senior midfielder Marta Bakowska-Mathews has been named the Soccer News Net Women's College Player of the Week for the Week ending September 14.
September 17, 2014 SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Cal's Connor Hallisey is Men's College Player of the Week
California’s Connor Hallisey has been named the Soccer News Net Men's College Player of the Week for the week ending September 14.
September 16, 2014 NUMBER FOUR
Sounders win Open Cup over Union in extratime
CHESTER, Pa.-- A Clint Dempsey goal in the first overtime period was the edge the Seattle Sounders needed over the Philadelphia Union Tuesday night, as the visitors came from behind to win the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup championship, 3-1.
September 16, 2014 MLS INFORMER
Clubs looking to make an impression in Champions League
MLS has never had four teams advance to the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions League, and this week could give a good indication if it finally has a chance of ending that streak.
Sept. 16, 2014 EVEN AS CAN BE
No. 23 Long Beach State women settle for draw with Wake Forest
Mimi Rangel's second goal of the season gave Long Beach State a first-half lead, but the 23rd-ranked 49ers settled for a draw Monday night against visiting Wake Forest after a local product converted a second-half penalty kick.
Sept. 16, 2014 MEN'S PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Cal State Fullerton's Marc Fenelus
Cal State Fullerton's Marc Fenelus is the LA Soccer News Men’s College Player of the Week after leading the Titans to a comeback victory over 14th-ranked UMBC at the UNLV Nike Invitational.
Sept. 16, 2014 WOMEN'S PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Pepperdine's Lynn Williams
Pepperdine's Lynn Williams is the LA Soccer News Women’s College Player of the Week for the second time this season after leading the Waves, now 12th in the NSCAA's coaches poll, to victories at Xavier and Kentucky.
September 15, 2014 KNOTTED UP
USC, UCI play to 1-1 draw
IRVINE, Calif. – The No. 14 USC women played UC Irvine to a 1-1 draw at Anteater Recreational Field on Sunday evening.
September 15, 2014 AGAINST THE ODDS
Titans come back for win in Vegas
LAS VEGAS – Cal State Fullerton staged a miraculous comeback on Sunday, fighting back from a two-goal deficit to upset 14th-ranked Maryland, Baltimore County, 4-3, in double overtime at Johann Field as part of the UNLV Nike Invitational.