Saturday, October 10, 2015

Major League Soccer

Games to Watch: Stars take stage in NWSL, MLS and Europe

Friday, August 21, 2015, 7:20 AM
Seattle Reign at Houston Dash 8 p.m. Friday (Fox Sports 1) Just two days after leading the U.S. women against Costa Rica, Houston’s Carli Lloyd and Morgan Brian and Seattle’s Megan Rapinoe and Hope Solo are back with their club teams. But how much will they play in what’s a huge... Read more

MLS and CCL Wrap: San Jose smashes Kansas City

Thursday, August 20, 2015, 12:05 PM
The phrase "Peak MLS" gets used a lot these days, to the point where it's sometimes hard to avoid wondering just what the peak really is anymore. But Wednesday night's action planted a flag pretty high up the mountain. San Jose walked into Sporting Park last night, squared up to a Kansas City team... Read more

CONCACAF Wrap: L.A. romps past Comunicaciones

Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 8:34 AM
Tuesday night's CONCACAF games were played out of the spotlight, but they ended up being pretty newsworthy. Mexican powerhouse Tigres almost got upset at home by El Salvador's Isidro Metapán, the L.A. Galaxy blew out Guatemala's Comunicaciones, and Verdes FC of Belize held Mexican big spenders... Read more

MLS Wrap: Red Bulls rout Toronto, KC comeback stuns Vancouver

Monday, August 17, 2015, 6:12 AM
Here's a look at all the action across the rest of Major League Soccer this weekend. San Jose Earthquakes 1, Colorado Rapids 0 San Jose Earthquakes: Clarence Goodson 53' New York Red Bulls 3, Toronto FC 0 New York Red Bulls: Bradley Wright-Phillips 27', Anthony Wallace 65', Gonzalo Verón... Read more

Games to Watch: Fox's Bundesliga debut, U.S. women return to action

Friday, August 14, 2015, 8:02 AM
Hamburg SV at Bayern Munich 2 p.m. Friday (WXTF 29.2, Fox Sports 2, Fox Deportes and YouTube) After many years outside the U.S. television mainstream, Germany’s Bundesliga finally arrives on the big stage this season. The opening kickoff game features Bayern’s cavalry of superstars: Arjen... Read more

MLS Wrap: Red Bulls sweep Hudson River derby series

Monday, August 10, 2015, 12:25 PM
A thought to begin the week: If the fan bases of teams in a matchup believe that said matchup is a rivalry, then it is. If outsiders think it's not, it might not be for them to judge. We now return you to your regularly scheduled highlights. Portland Timbers 1, Chicago Fire 0 Portland Timbers:... Read more

Union trade for Toronto's Warren Creavalle

Friday, August 7, 2015, 10:39 AM
The Union swung a minor trade Friday morning to bring in needed defensive depth, acquiring Warren Creavalle from Toronto FC in exchange for a 2016 second-round draft pick. Creavalle played 54 games in Houston over three seasons before moving north in late July of last year. He played 24 games while... Read more

Games to Watch: English and French leagues kickoff

Friday, August 7, 2015, 8:25 AM
Paris Saint-Germain at Lille 2:30 p.m. Friday (beIN Sports, beIN Sports Español) As if three-time reigning French champion PSG didn’t have enough star power already, this season Zlatan Ibrahimović and Edison Cavani are joined by Ángel di María. The Argentine playmaker crossed... Read more

CONCACAF Wrap: Giovani dos Santos scores in Galaxy debut

Friday, August 7, 2015, 8:19 AM
After making quite an impression off the field with the Los Angeles Galaxy, Giovani dos Santos made his first impression on the field Thursday night in the CONCACAF Champions League. It didn't take long for the Mexican star to start living up to the hype. Just 19 minutes after coming into the game... Read more

MLS and CCL Wrap: Toronto routs Orlando, Seattle surprises Vancouver

Thursday, August 6, 2015, 11:43 AM
The odds and momentum seemed to be with the Vancouver Whitecaps heading into Wednesday night's CONCACAF Champions League matchup against the Seattle Sounders at BC Place. Seattle was in freefall, having won just one of its last eight games. Vancouver is atop the Western Conference and was raring to... Read more
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Jonathan Tannenwald
Lauren Green Inquirer Staff Writer
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