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Union trade C.J. Sapong to Chicago Fire

The Union traded veteran striker C.J. Sapong to the Chicago Fire on Saturday, acquiring $450,000 of cash for cap space in Major League Soccer’s allocation money system.

Premier League gives $26,000 grant to Philly soccer and education nonprofit

The Premier League teamed up with the entity that runs global football charity Common Goal to give money to the Manayunk-based Starfinder Foundation.

Jim Curtin acknowledges Union’s lineup isn’t set; Marco Fabián scores first goal in preseason win

The Union beat D.C. United, 2-1, and looked decent doing it. Marco Fabián scored his first Union goal, canceling out Wayne Rooney’s opener, and Cory Burke scored the winner.

NWSL seeks new national TV outlet after ending partnership deal with A+E Networks

NWSL president Amanda Duffy said a new television partner will be announced "in the coming weeks."

Marco Fabián makes Union debut in 1-0 preseason loss to Montreal Impact

After four closed-door scrimmages to start the preseason, the Union play their first official preseason game Saturday afternoon.

International Champions Cup women’s tournament expands to eight teams as 2019 schedule comes together

There will be four NWSL teams and four foreign teams, spread across two venues instead of one.

Marco Fabián’s impact on the Union resonates for Mexican soccer fans beyond Philadelphia

Fabián's arrival in Philadelphia has gotten a lot of attention from Univision. The Spanish-language broadcaster of MLS games plans to put him in the spotlight.

Phillies press conference on Aaron Nola’s new deal | Live video

Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola and general manager Matt Klentak hold a press conference Thursday at 10 a.m. to discuss Nola’s four-year contract extension.

La Salle edges Duquesne, 73-72, improves to 6-5 in Atlantic 10 play

Duquesne rallied from 11 points down late in the game, but Pookie Powell nailed a slashing layup with four seconds to go to cap off his game-high 25 points.

Union’s high scoring in preseason so far a sign that new tactics are clicking

The Union have played four preseason scrimmages so far, and scored 10 goals.