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LA Galaxy's Robbie Keane

LA Galaxy’s Robbie Keane and AJ DeLaGarza called up for international duty

LA Galaxy forward Robbie Keane and A.J. DeLaGarza have been called up for international duty with their respective countries. Keane will join Ireland for UEFA European Championship 2016 Qualifying Round matches against Gibraltar (Friday, Sept. […]

08/31/2015

Carli Lloyd, Rumi Utsugi

Carli Lloyd becomes Captain America for US women

For a brief time Sunday night, Carli Lloyd’s Wikipedia page listed her position as “President of the United States.” More like Captain America. Lloyd scored three goals to lead the United States to a 5-2 […]

07/06/2015

Carli Lloyd, Meghan Klingenberg

US prevails in 2-0 victory over top-ranked Germany

Julie Johnston thought she had blown it. Handed a yellow card for a foul in the box on Alexandra Popp, Johnston’s heart sank when German striker Celia Sasic stepped up to take the penalty kick. […]

07/01/2015

Sepp Blatter

FIFA corruption: Could Russia, Qatar lose their World Cups?

If there is enough evidence of wrongdoing, FIFA has the power to strip the World Cup from both Russia and Qatar. Soccer’s governing body, currently engulfed in the worst corruption scandal in its 111-year history, […]

06/06/2015

Text of Sepp Blatter’s statement

Here is the statement by Sepp Blatter on Tuesday announcing he will step down as FIFA president: I have been reflecting deeply about my presidency and about the 40 years in which my life has […]

06/02/2015

Sepp Blatter

Blatter says he will resign as FIFA president

FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he will resign from soccer’s governing body amid a widening corruption scandal and has promised to call for fresh elections to choose a successor. Sepp Blatter’s Statement The 79-year-old Blatter […]

06/02/2015

Gyasi Zardes

Gyasi Zardes called up to U.S. Men’s National Team for June friendlies

LA Galaxy forward Gyasi Zardes has been named to a 22-player roster by U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann for friendlies in Europe against two of the top three finishers at the 2014 […]

06/01/2015

Sepp Blatter

Criminal probe arrives at the door of the great survivor Blatter

Sepp Blatter is arguably the most powerful man in world sports and certainly its greatest survivor. Now comes the biggest challenge of his 17-year rule of FIFA: dealing with the U.S. and Swiss criminal investigations […]

05/27/2015

Loretta Lynch

THE LATEST: AG says $110 million in bribes linked to 2016 Copa America

The Latest on FIFA developments: 5:25 p.m. (1525 GMT, 11:25 a.m. EDT) U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch says investigators have found $110 million in bribes linked to the planning of the 2016 Copa America soccer […]

05/27/2015

FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland

Soccer officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed

Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA’s awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of “rampant, […]

05/27/2015

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