Wednesday, May 27, 2015

World Cup

Full text: U.S. Department of Justice statement on FIFA investigation

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 8:49 AM
Here is the full text of the United States Department of Justice's statement on its investigation into corruption at FIFA, CONCACAF, Traffic Sports and other international soccer entities. Nine FIFA Officials and Five Corporate Executives Indicted for Racketeering Conspiracy and Corruption The Defendants... Read more

Full text: Swiss government statement on FIFA investigation

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 7:58 AM
Here is the full text from the office of the Swiss government's attorney general's office on its investigation into corruption at FIFA: Bern, 27.05.2015 - The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) has opened criminal proceedings against persons unknown on suspicion of criminal mismanagement... Read more

Can Telemundo grow women's soccer in America's Hispanic communities?

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 2:19 PM
You don't have to speak a word of Spanish to know about the popularity of soccer within America's Hispanic population. But for as much cultural resonance as the sport has in that community, it has not always been spread around equally. Historically, a lot of people - and not just in the Hispanic community... Read more

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup schedule and draw

Saturday, May 23, 2015, 9:10 PM
Whether you're planning to travel to Canada next summer or just interesteted in watching the Women's World Cup on TV, the countdown to kickoff is officially on. Here's the full group draw for the tournament - including the United States' place in the Group of Death: Group A: A1. Canada, A2. China... Read more

Canada prepares to throw the summer’s biggest soccer party

Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 8:52 PM
There’s a snarky way to write this piece, and there’s a not-so-snarky way to write this piece. So let me get the snark out of the way first. Yes, the organizing committees in the six Canadian cities that will be hosting Women’s World Cup games are well aware that they are about to... Read more

Carli Lloyd not taking her third World Cup for granted

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 4:10 PM
Carli Lloyd has played in two World Cups, two Olympics and 10 Algarve Cups. Her decade-long career with the U.S. national team has included 192 caps, 63 goals, 32 assists and countless memories on and off the field. But for as much change as there has been in women's soccer during that time, two things... Read more

Rob Stone and Alexi Lalas want to prove Fox's soccer critics wrong

Monday, March 2, 2015, 9:47 AM
NEW YORK - Whether you are a grizzled veteran of the American soccer scene or a newly-minted idealist, you are likely quite familiar with Rob Stone and Alexi Lalas. Both men have been part of the American soccer media landscape for almost the entire modern era of the sport in this country. When it... Read more

Games to Watch: Serie A, MLS Cup, Women's World Cup draw

Friday, December 5, 2014, 7:38 AM
Juventus at Fiorentina 2:30 p.m. Friday (beIN Sports, beIN Sports Español) One of Italy’s legendary rivalries takes center stage as Andrea Pirlo and Paul Pogba lead first-place Juventus on a road trip to Florence. German forward Mario Gómez and Colombian wing wizard Juan Cuadrado... Read more

CONCACAF Women's World Cup qualifying TV schedule

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 2:52 PM
Updated with results of the group stage draw, and with the TV schedule. In its short history, PPL Park has hosted a number of high-profile soccer occasions. In October, the Philadelphia Union's home will get one of its biggest games yet. CONCACAF and the U.S. Soccer Federation officially announced... Read more

2014 World Cup final sets some U.S. TV records, but not all

Monday, July 14, 2014, 5:27 PM
The U.S. viewership numbers are in for the 2014 World Cup final, and it's official: Germany's 1-0 extra time win over Argentina is the most-watched soccer game in American history. ABC's national English-language broadcast drew 17,324,000 television viewers and 657,000 online viewers. Locally, WPVI-6... Read more
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