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  1. GALAXY: On the spot before big finish

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The Galaxy are living and dying from the penalty spot these days, and after the turn of events early in the second half Saturday night, it didn't look as if there was a whole lot of life in them. Ah, appearances can be deceiving. Pat ...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  2. Lucas loss a blow to Liverpool midfield

    David Usher

    The news that Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Lucas Leiva will be sidelined for two months with medial knee ligament damage is a big blow to the Merseyside club's hopes of a top-four finish and will surely now force them to delve into the transfer m...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  3. WCC offers some of nation's best basketball

    Graham Hays

    What college soccer fans have known for years looks increasingly a fact of life in basketball. Teams that treat the West Coast Conference as a little guy put themselves at risk of a big surprise. Gonzaga's win at Wisconsin on Tuesday night finish...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  4. 'Big three' managers shaping new Premier defensive era

    Michael Cox

    Three weeks into the Premier League season, and we've witnessed three big games between five clubs likely to finish inside the European places this season: Manchester United versus Chelsea, Liverpool versus Manchester United and Arsenal versus Totten...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  5. CHIVAS USA: Goats make their point

    Scott French

    Chivas USA did what it needed to do and got a little help at the finish, braving the Texas heat and tiring legs in their third game in eight days to claim a point Saturday night. Dan Kennedy made two big saves, Alejandro hit the post and referee F...

    Blog | June 23, 2012
  6. MEXICO: Big finishes for Morelia, Tijuana, Monterrey

    Scott French

    The most important moments were at the end for three Mexican Primera Division teams over the weekend. Stoppage-time strikes delivered a huge win for Morelia and gave Club Tijuana and Monterrey a share of the points in their matches. Morelia (3-3-1),...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  7. New York Red Bulls 1-0 PSG: Lindpere winner

    Major League Soccer club New York Red Bulls beat big-spending Paris St Germain 1-0 in the opening match of the Emirates Cup.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2011
  8. U.S. Soccer: Previewing the under-17 World Cup

    Brent Latham

    Brent Latham preview the U.S. team in advance of the under-17 World Cup. It's not the most talented squad, but the stars are aligned well for a deep run.

    Blog | Conversation | June 17, 2011
  9. EUROPE: Big 5 finishes, Part 2

    Scott French

    France's Ligue 1 was the last of Europe's five major leagues to wrap up the season, with Lille claiming its first top-division title since 1954 and former power AS Monaco relegated to the second division. Here are updated details on the big five, wi...

    Blog | May 29, 2011
  10. GALAXY: Defense key as streak hits four

    Scott French

    The Galaxy made it three 1-0 victories in eight days Saturday night, using more lights-out defense -- with two big saves at the finish -- and one perfect header to knock out the New England Revolution and run their winning streak to four. Miguel L...

    Blog | May 28, 2011
  11. EUROPE: Big 5 finish

    Scott French

    The season has ended in four of the big five European leagues, with UEFA Champions League and Europa League slots distributed and the lowest clubs relegated to lower divisions. Promotion playoffs are still ongoing in England, set for Germany, and wi...

    Blog | May 22, 2011
  12. Tally Hall, Nat Borchers among best bets for Week 8 of FC Manager...

    Travis Clark

    Travis Clark points out the top choices for the eighth week of FC Manager: USA.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2011
  13. Men's college soccer notebook: Corey Hertzog, Phil Bannister lead...

    Sheldon Shealer

    Penn State's Corey Hertzog and Loyola's (Md.) Phil Bannister don't share much in common -- except the ability to finish big for their teams.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2010
  14. Barclays Premier League new big four: Chelsea, United, Arsenal, T...

    Ravi Ubha

    Last year, Tottenham Hotspur crashed the Big Four party in the Premier League. Here's our take on how the new big four will perform in the 2009-10 season. By Ravi Ubha

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2010
  15. 2010 World Cup: U.S. has five reasons to be hopeful

    David Hirshey

    There are five reasons why the U.S. will defeat Algeria and reach the knockout stage, writes David Hirshey.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2010
  16. 2010 World Cup: Mexico-Uruguay preview notes

    Mexico-Uruguay preview notes

    Blog | Conversation | June 21, 2010