Soccer

NYCFC player David Villa poses during an event to unveil Major League Soccer's new logo on September 18, 2014. (Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Anticipation Builds For NYCFC And More As MLS Enters 20th Season

MLS may be 20 years old but there is a lot that’s new this season, from the overall league rebranding, to a pair of high-profile expansion teams and an influx of internationally proven talent.

03/06/2015

New York City Football Club player David Villa on September 18, 2014 (Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

MLS, Players Avoid Strike, Agree To 5-Year Labor Deal

Major League Soccer and its players’ union have agreed in principle to a new CBA, establishing free agency for the first time and averting a possible strike ahead of Friday’s season opener.

03/05/2015

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5 Things To Watch As MLS Season Begins

The calendar has flipped to March which means our 5th professional sports league starts up.

03/03/2015

Hope Solo (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

U.S. Soccer Suspends Embattled Goalie Hope Solo

Solo has been suspended from the U.S. women’s national team for 30 days and won’t participate in matches next month in Europe.

01/22/2015

Thierry Henry (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Thierry Henry Announces Retirement From Soccer

Former Arsenal, France and Red Bulls striker Thierry Henry announced his retirement on Tuesday, ending a 20-year career in which he earned a place in the pantheon of modern greats.

12/16/2014

Soccer star Pele waves to the crowd before a New York Cosmos game on August 3, 2013 at Hofstra University. (Photo by Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Pele Doing ‘Fine’ After Move To Special Care Unit

The Albert Einstein hospital released a statement saying the 74-year-old Pele was transferred to a “special care” unit after his condition became unstable, but his spokesman and personal aide denied his health condition deteriorated.

11/27/2014

The front of FIFA's head office in Zurich on September 26, 2014 (Photo by Sebastien Bozon/AFP/Getty Images)

FIFA In Turmoil After Clearing Qatar, Russia In World Cup Probe

Hours after a FIFA judge cleared Russia and Qatar of corruption in their winning World Cup bids, the American who led the investigation said Thursday he would appeal the decision.

11/13/2014

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Former New Rochelle Soccer Player Sued Over Halftime Fight

A former New Rochelle high school soccer player has been sued for allegedly breaking an opposing player’s jaw.

09/26/2014

Little Boys playing soccer

Parents Growing More Concerned Over Potential For Concussions In Young Soccer Players

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday and seeks class action status on behalf of current and former soccer players who competed for teams governed by FIFA and several U.S.-based soccer organizations.

08/27/2014

Landon Donovan of the Los Angeles Galaxy announces his retirement following the 2014 MLS season during a news conference at the StubHub Center on August 7, 2014, in Carson, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

6 Post-Retirement Moves Landon Donovan Should Make

LA Galaxy forward and MLS legend Landon Donovan announced his retirement on Thursday. Although he’s calling it quits on the pitch, may we still see Donovan stay around the game (or not)?

08/08/2014

Landon Donovan #10 of Los Angeles Galaxy reacts to his supporters after a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Union at StubHub Center on May 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

5 Reasons Why Landon Donovan Is The Best MLS Player Ever

Landon Donovan has announced his intention to retire from soccer at the end of the 2014 season. Here’s 5 reasons why Landon Donovan is the best MLS player ever…

08/07/2014

Luis Alberto of Liverpool walks off the pitch following a win over Liverpool during the International Champions Cup at Yankee Stadium on July 30, 2014. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Soccer Rocks In The Bronx

David Villa and Frank Lampard had to be thinking the same thing. Next year at this time, they will be playing for New York City FC. And it’s going to be very cool calling Yankee Stadium home.

07/31/2014

A general view of the action between Manchester City and Liverpool during the International Champions Cup at Yankee Stadium on July 30, 2014. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Liverpool-Man City Draws Nearly 50,000 To Yankee Stadium

Simon Mignolet saved two penalty kicks and Lucas Leiva scored in the fourth round to lift Liverpool past Manchester City after they tied 2-2 on Wednesday night in an International Champions Cup game.

07/31/2014

NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

NCAA Settles Head-Injury Lawsuit, Creates $70M Fund For Testing

College sports’ governing body also agreed to implement a single return-to-play policy spelling out how all teams must treat players who received head blows.

07/29/2014

Yankee Stadium (Credit: Relevant Sports)

Schwartz: Soccer Is Returning To The Bronx With A Bang

Next Wednesday, Yankee Stadium will host another international match as Manchester City faces Liverpool as part of the Guinness International Champions Cup.

07/22/2014

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