August 21, 2016 MLS ROUNDUP
DCU rallies in the rain; Sounders win third straight
WASHINGTON, DC--DC United rallied to a 2-2 draw with the New York Red Bulls Sunday at rain-drenched RFK Stadium. The match was interrupted by lightning in the ninth minute and delayed for 73 minutes.
August 20, 2016 MLS ROUNDUP
Fire post historic road win; Villa and Giovinco both score to stay on top of Golden Boot race
CARSON, Calif.--David Villa scored in the sixth minute and New York City FC guaranteed themselves sole possession of first place in the MLS East for another week with a 1-0 win over the LA Galaxy Saturday at the StubHub Center.
August 20, 2016 NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies edge ahead with another 1-0 victory
FC Edmonton moved atop the Fall Season and Combined NASL standings with a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies Saturday.
August 20, 2016 VENGEANCE IS GOLDEN
Brazil, Neymar capture Olympic Games title
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Neymar and Brazil got their gold medal and gained some revenge along the way, taking a penalty kicks victory over Germany in the Olympic Games final at Estadio do Maracana Saturday.
August 19, 2016 MLS ROUNDUP
Horst goal lifts Dynamo over San Jose
SAN JOSE, Calif.--The Houston Dynamo edged the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 Friday night at Avaya Stadium.
August 19, 2016 READY FOR 2017
Minnesota United FC will begin play next year
SAINT PAUL, Minn. --Despite not having a stadium ready, Minnesota United FC will begin play in Major League Soccer in 2017. The team is planning a new privately financed stadium in St. Paul, but will begin play at TCF Bank Stadium while their new facility is built.
August 19, 2016 MLS INFORMER
Short time can be a career in New York
When the Red Bull Arena stadium announcer declared Bradley Wright-Phillips had broken Juan Pablo Angel's club record for MLS goals with his 58th and 59th in Sunday's 3-1 victory over Montreal, the crowd of 23,459 roared its approval – as much for his perseverance if nothing else.
August 19, 2016 GOLDEN GIRLS
Germany holds off Swedes, win Olympic women's final
Germany became only the third women's soccer team to win an Olympic team Friday, defeating Sweden in the final at Maracana Stadium.
August 19, 2016 FINAL DATE SET
U.S. Open Cup title to be decided Sept. 13
The 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup final between FC Dallas and the New England Revolution will be played at 10 p.m. ET Tuesday, Sept. 13, at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, U.S. Soccer announced Friday.
August 18, 2016 NWSL ROUNDUP
Nairn leads Spirit over Dash
HOUSTON – Christine Nairn scored two goals to lead the Washington Spirt to a 2-1 win over the Houston Dash at BBVA Compass Stadium.
August 18, 2016 NASL ROUNDUP
Armada advances, Loons snap streak
The Jacksonville Armada improved its unbeaten streak to three games and moved into ninth place in the NASL Fall Season standings with a 1-1 tie with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers at Community First Park Wednesday night.
August 17, 2016 RFK ENCOUNTER
USMNT to meet New Zealand Oct. 11
CHICAGO -- For the third time, the U.S. Men's National Team will face Oceania champion New Zealand in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Oct. 11.
August 16, 2016 DEATH OF A PRESIDENT
Ex-FIFA president Joao Havelange dies at 100
Former FIFA president Joao Havelange, who turned the organization into a multi-billionaire business before corruption caught up to soccer's governing body, died Tuesday morning. He was 100.
August 14, 2016 MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo salvage shorthanded draw
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--The Chicago Fire blew an early lead, but rallied to a 2-2 draw with Orlando City SC Sunday at Toyota Park.
August 14, 2016 NASL ROUNDUP
Eleven edges Rayo, keeps league lead
The Indy Eleven maintained its hold on first place in the NASL Fall Season standings with a 2-1 win over Rayo OKC at Carroll Stadium Saturday night.
August 12, 2016 MLS ROUNDUP
Quakes edge Caps
VANCOUVER--Simon Dawkins' 60th-minute goal gave the San Jose Earthquakes a 2-1 win over Vancouver Whitecaps FC Friday at BC Place.
August 12, 2016 SORE LOSER
Solo claims Sweden was 'cowards' after USA elimination
Well, Hope Solo was at it again Friday afternoon. No, she wasn't making any saves to save the U.S. women's bacon in their Olympic quarter final elimination to Sweden in Brasilia, Brazil. It was her reaction to the defeat after the Swedes handed the Americans their earliest elimination from a tournament -- Women's World Cup or Olympics.
August 12, 2016 OFFSIDE REMARKS
The most devastating result in U.S. women's soccer history
Sooner or later, it was going to happen. Sooner or later, the United States women were going to slip and not reach the final four of a major FIFA tournament for the first time. Well, sooner happened Friday afternoon.
August 12, 2016 A DEVASTATING ELIMINATION
Three-time defending champion U.S. women lose to Sweden in penalties, ousted from Olympic quarterfinals
For the first time in six Olympic appearances, the three-time defending Olympic champion United States women have failed to reach the semifinals. The Americans were eliminated by Sweden on penalty kicks, 4-3, in the Olympic women's soccer quarterfinals at Mane Garrincha Stadium Friday afternoon.
August 11, 2016 THAT FACE IS FAMILIAR
In the quarterfinals, USA women will take on their former coach who led them to last 2 gold medals
Pia Sundhage has found herself in a giant role reversal. Sundhage, who directed the United States to the last two gold medals in the Olympic women's soccer tournament, will use everything at her disposal to try and block the Americans' attempt to reach the Rio Summer Games final and vie for its fourth consecutive championship.