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  1. Leon conquers champs in HDC friendly

    Scott French

    Sebastian Maz scored two goals, one of them quite controversial, to lead Leon over Mexican Primera Division champion Santos Laguna in a friendly Sunday in front of about 14,000 at Home Depot Center, a prep for the start of the Mexican season later th...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  2. Mexican champs coming to HDC

    Scott French

    A battle of Mexican champions is slated for Home Depot Center next month. Santos Laguna, which last month won the Primera Division's Clausura title, will face Leon, which won the Liga de Ascenso's promotion final, in a friendly July 8 in Carson. ...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  3. L.A. BLUES: Tying champs a step forward

    Scott French

    Everything the L.A. Blues lacked in Tuesday's U.S. Open Cup defeat was present Thursday night, when they took the game to the USL Pro's top club and opened a two-game, three-day East Coast trek with a point. Portland Timbers loaner Bright Dike sco...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  4. LOCALS: No champs as WPSL starts

    Scott French

    This is an exciting time for the Women's Premier Soccer League, just not on this coast. With Women's Professional Soccer officially dead, as of Friday morning, the 15-year-old semipro/amateur outfit is stepping into the void and embracing, in small ...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  5. Best Bets Dec. 18/19: What to watch

    Scott French

    SUNDAY, DEC. 18 TELEVISION FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP Barcelona (Spain) vs. Santos (Brazil) Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 2:30 a.m. Barca looks to repeat as FIFA's club champion with a battle against Neymar and the South American champs in ...

    Blog | December 17, 2011
  6. Best Bets Dec. 15/16 What to watch

    Scott French

    THURSDAY, DEC. 15 TELEVISION FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP Barcelona (Spain) vs. Al-Sadd (Qatar) Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 2:30 a.m. The Qataris stunned the African champs from Tunisia to reach the semifinals, where await the mightiest o...

    Blog | December 14, 2011
  7. Best Bets Dec. 14/15 What to watch

    Scott French

    WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14 TELEVISION FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP Kashiwa Reysol (Japan) vs. Santos (Brazil) Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 2:30 a.m. The Copa Libertadores champs from Brazil take on the host country's champion, a surprise winner (o...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  8. GALAXY: Obama lauds MLS Cup champs

    Scott French

    President Obama called Galaxy coach/general manager Bruce Arena in Indonesia on Tuesday to congratulate him and the Galaxy for their MLS Cup triumph nine days ago. What took so long? Hard to say, since Obama identified himself as a soccer fan. Regar...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  9. MLS: Houston, K.C. open with wins

    Scott French

    Higher-seeded road teams won both Eastern Conference playoff openers Saturday, with conference champ Sporting Kansas City using two Teal Bunbury goals to knock off defending MLS Cup champion Colorado and Houston scoring twice in the first half en rou...

    Blog | October 30, 2011
  10. MLS: Defending champs advance

    Scott French

    Omar Cummings' first goal since early August was enough for the Colorado Rapids in a wild-card game played in freezing temperatures. The Rapids, the defending MLS Cup champs, tallied at the end of the first half to beat the visiting Columbus Crew,...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  11. Best Bets Oct. 19/20: What to watch

    Scott French

    WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19 TELEVISION UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Arsenal (England) at Olympique Marseille (France) Fox Soccer Channel, 11:30 a.m. Marseille made its play in Group F three weeks ago, routing German champ Borussia Dortmund as Andre Ayew ta...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  12. GALAXY: What L.A. needs in Mexico

    Scott French

    The final round of group play in the CONCACAF Champions League begins Tuesday night, and the biggest game -- for the Galaxy's purposes, at least -- has Costa Rican champ Alajuelense visiting Mexico's Morelia. The teams are 1-2 in Group A, with the G...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  13. Best Bets Oct. 7/8: What to watch

    Scott French

    FRIDAY, OCT. 7 TELEVISION 2012 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFYING Spain at Czech Republic ESPN Deportes, 11:40 a.m. Spain, the reigning champs in this competition as well as the World Cup, has already booked its trip to Poland and the Ukraine...

    Blog | October 07, 2011
  14. MEXICO: Capitalino carries Pumas

    Scott French

    Defending champ Pumas UNAM is back on top of the Mexican Primera Division standings after adding to crosstown rival America's misery. Luis Fuentes' goal 10 minutes into the second half of Saturday's Clasico Capitalino stood up for a 1-0 triumph at...

    Blog | October 04, 2011
  15. Best Bets Sept. 14/15: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14 TELEVISION UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Manchester United (England) at Benfica (Portugal) Fox Soccer Channel, 11:30 a.m. The English champs are aiming for another title-game appearance in the world's foremost club championship,...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  16. Best Bets Sept. 13/14: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    TUESDAY, SEPT. 13 TELEVISION UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE AC Milan (Italy) at Barcelona (Spain) Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 11:30 a.m. Defending champion Barcelona, with a vast array of stars, opens Group H play against the Italian champs...

    Blog | September 13, 2011