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  1. LOCALS: Ties take Tucson to the top

    Scott French

    The Ventura County Fusion learned Saturday night how real is the threat posed newcomers FC Tucson. The Premier Development League expansion side rallied for a 1-1 draw although down a man in a showdown of the Southwest Division's Nos. 1 and 2 club...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  2. OPEN CUP: Bad day for MLS

    Scott French

    Seven of 14 Major League Soccer clubs in action Tuesday night dropped their U.S. Open Cup openers, including the Galaxy, Real Salt Lake and Houston Dynamo. FC Dallas, Columbus Crew and Chicago Fire also were beaten, and the New England Revolution ...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  3. LOCALS: Blue Star overtakes Fresno

    Scott French

    Orange County Blue Star sits atop the Southwest Division standings in the Premier Development League following last week's 3-2 win at archrival Southern California Seahorses, and another victory in Tuesday night's rematch would put a little space bet...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  4. LOCALS: USL Pro has SoCal flavor

    Scott French

    If you're looking for a local team to support in the USL Pro, the third-division league in American soccer's pyramid, the L.A. Blues aren't your only option. There's also the Wilmington Hammerheads. The North Carolina club, which will visit the...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  5. U.S. wins old fight among friends

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The scoreline in Sunday's U.S.-Mexico "legends" reunion at Home Depot Center might have been inevitable, given how everything else seemed to fall right into line. Big crowd? Check. Rooting for El Tri? Of course. Early Mexican domination?...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  6. 'Legends' celebrate U.S.-Mexico rivalry

    Scott French

    CARSON -- They're friends now, in some cases connected beyond the rivalry they've seen grow from nothing into one of the world's most heated, so Sunday evening's "Clasico de Leyendas" benefit match is more reunion than anything else. But that spar...

    Blog | April 15, 2012
  7. U.S., Mexican 'Legends' to play at HDC

    Scott French

    Ever wish you could travel back in time to see some of the region's greats of yesteryear? American stars such as Cobi Jones and Eric Wynalda, Alexi Lalas and Paul Caligiuri, or Mexicans Jorge Campos, Jared Borgetti, Luis Hernandez or Alberto Garcia A...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  8. OLYMPICS: Ponce gives Mexico the crown

    Scott French

    Mexico heads to the Olympics as CONCACAF's under-23 champion. Honduras goes to London with two players suspended. That's the upshot from Monday's title game in the region's Olympic qualifying tournament, in which El Tri prevailed, 2-1, on Miguel Ang...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  9. OLYMPICS: No 'guarantee' for Honduras

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Honduras will play Saturday for a Olympic berth, and it won't have to go through the United States to get to London. The Catrachos claimed their berth in the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying semifinals with a 2-0 victory Tuesday night over Tr...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  10. OLYMPICS: Matchups are no concern

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Mexico's plan to qualify for the London Olympics is simple: beat everybody. That would certainly do it, and if El Tri's path grew more strenuous with Canada's upset of the U.S., well, no problem. That was Luis Fernando Tena's take after Me...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  11. OLYMPICS: Ailing Tri look to avoid U.S.

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Luis Fernando Tena feted Mexico's one-sided victory in its Olympic qualifying opener by surveying his squad to see who might be available for game two. Four Mexicans limped off with injuries during a 7-1 dismantling of Trinidad & Tob...

    Blog | March 24, 2012
  12. OLYMPICS: Simple task for Mexico?

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The Ghost of Olympic Qualifiers Past haunts Mexico, so to speak, only when the media is around. And so it was Thursday, when Luis Fernando Tena, head coach of El Tri's under-23 national team, was greeted by cameras and tape recorders in a r...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  13. MLS: Singh adds to local flavor

    Scott French

    Sporting Kansas City on Monday signed supplemental draft pick Shawn Singh, boosting UCLA's presence in Major League Soccer and adding to the 53 local players already on rosters. Singh, a left back from Bakersfield, is the fourth Bruin rookie in ML...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  14. GALAXY: There are pluses to ouster

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The Galaxy's unexpected collapse in the CONCACAF Champions League came as a body blow for Major League Soccer's top team. "We definitely expected to advance," noted captain Landon Donovan, who before both quarterfinal legs with Toronto FC s...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  15. GALAXY: Silva seeks happy homecoming

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Luis Silva has spent a few evenings inside Home Depot Center -- cheering on the Galaxy, naturally. On Wednesday night the Angeleno will be surrounded by family and friends as he tries to end the Galaxy's dream. Silva, who scored in his d...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  16. GALAXY: Donovan saves it for late

    Scott French

    TORONTO -- Things couldn't have started much worse for the Galaxy on Wednesday night: Two crosses, two defensive miscues, two goals, and a gaping deficit to be bridged to keep alive the hope of a continental title. Mission accomplished. The Gal...

    Blog | March 07, 2012