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December 6, 2016
TOP OF THE HEAP
New York City FC's David Villa named MLS MVP

NEW YORK -- New York City FC striker David Villa was named MVP of Major League Soccer for the 2016 season Tuesday morning.


December 6, 2016
THEY WANT IN
Tampa Bay, Carolina to seek MLS franchises

While the North American Soccer League teeters on the brink of extinction, the Tampa Bay Rowdies and the newly re-branded North Carolina Football Club hope to join Major League Soccer in the future.


December 6, 2016
NO DECISION
U.S. Soccer board postpones D-2, D-3 sanctioning for 7-10 days

Well, so much for any resolution or grand news about the future of the North American Soccer League and the United Soccer Leagues.

The U.S. Soccer board of directors Tuesday postponed a decision on sanctioning or re-certification of Division 2 and Division 3 professional leagues in a meeting in New York.


December 5, 2016
MLS BEST XI
Toronto FC's Giovinco leads way

Forward Sebastian Giovinco of MLS Cup finalist Toronto FC heads the Best XI team, the league announced Monday.


December 4, 2016
THEY'RE FIGHTING ON
USC Trojans trip West Virginia, win second NCAA title

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The USC Trojans became the fourth multiple winner of the NCAA Womenís Championship, taking a 3-1 victory over No. 1-ranked West Virginia in the final before a 6,612 crowd at Avaya Stadium Sunday.


December 3, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Buying local

While expansion club Atlanta felt it needed to go all the way to Argentina for its coach, the MLS original LA Galaxy seems to think staying closer to home is a better bet.


December 2, 2016
THEY'RE IN THE RUNNING
Ellis, Lloyd on FIFA short lists for top coach, player

U.S. Women's National Team coach Jill Ellis and co-captain Carli Lloyd have been named to short lists for FIFA honors they won last year.


December 2, 2016
NO FINAL FOUR
Providence Friars eliminated by Tar Heels -- again

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Providence fell a game short of making its second College Cup final four appearance in three years, sustaining a 1-0 extra time loss to North Carolina in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Menís Championship before a 4009 crowd at Fetzer Field Friday night.


November 30, 2016
MLS PLAYOFF ROUNDUP
Toronto wins East in extra time, will host MLS Cup

TORONTO--Toronto FC scored on three of their four corner kicks in regulation, but needed overtime goals by Benoit Cheyrou and Tosaint Ricketts to pull away from the Montreal Impact and win Wednesday's second-leg Eastern Conference Final at packed and rainswept BMO Field.


November 29, 2016
MAC HERMANN TROPHY
Hatch, Sullivan head list of semifinalists

U.S. Womenís National Team members Ashley Hatch (BYU) and Andi Sullivan (Stanford) are among 30 semifinalists for the MAC Hermann Trophy award, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced Tuesday.


November 29, 2016
DASHING IN
Breakers acquire Canadian defender

The Boston Breakers have acquired Canadian defender Allysha Chapman from the Houston Dash for international roster spots and a draft pick, the team announced Tuesday.


November 29, 2016
NOT SEMIFINAL TOUGH ENOUGH
U.S. women fall in U-20 World Cup semis to North Korea

Ri Hyang Sim scored a minute into extratime to North Korea to a 2-1 victory over the United States in the semifinals of the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea Tuesday.


November 28, 2016
OPTIONS ANNOUNCED
Revolution decline renewals for McCrary, Neumann

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have not exercised contract options on defender Jordan McCrary, their top pick in this yearís MLS draft, and veteran midfielder Steve Neumann, the team announced Monday.


November 27, 2016
MLS PLAYOFF ROUNDUP
Morris powers Seattle to Western Conference crown

COMMERCE CITY, Colo.-- MLS Rookie of the Year Jordan Morris scored the only goal Seattle Sounders FC needed to defeat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 Sunday at Dick's Sporting Goods Park and sail through to the MLS Cup Final by a 3-1 aggregate score.


November 27, 2016
CHAPEL HILL REMATCH
Providence will visit North Carolina in quarterfinals

Providence will visit North Carolina in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Menís Championship, tournament organizers announcer Sunday. Kickoff is scheduled at 7 p.m. Friday at Fetzer Field in Chapel Hill, the winner advancing to the College Cup in Houston Dec. 9-11.


November 26, 2016
TWICE IS NICE
Providence Friar men advance to NCAA quarterfinals

OMAHA, Neb. -- Julian Gressel scored once and set up Danny Griffin for the deciding goal as Providence defeated the Creighton Bluejays, 2-1, in the third round of the NCAA Menís Championship Saturday night.


November 25, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Life of the playoff party

Not that it will be a major surprise to the suits on Fifth Avenue or other close followers of the league, but if Major League Soccer really wants to make sure its playoff attendance numbers remain high, it needs to assure Seattle and Montreal are invited to the party.


November 25, 2016
COMEBACK KIDS
Late goals lift U.S over Mexico in quarterfinals of U-20 World Cup

The U.S. men might have experienced problems defeating their Mexico counterparts in a World Cup qualifying match Nov. 11, but don't tell that to the U.S. women's Under-20 side.


November 24, 2016
GONE FOR GOOD
Ex-Galaxy star Gerrard retires from soccer

Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard, who left the LA Galaxy last week, is now leaving the game. On Thursday he announced his retirement from soccer.


November 23, 2016
MEN'S PLAYER OF THE YEAR
25 nominated for College Boot

Twenty-five of the nation's top men's college soccer players have been named finalists for the 2015 Soccer News Net College Boot award, recognizing the men's college player of the year.


November 23, 2016
WOMEN'S PLAYER OF THE YEAR
32 Nominated for College Boot

Thirty two of the nation's top women's college soccer players have been named finalists for the 2016 Soccer News Net College Boot award, recognizing the women's college player of the year.


November 23, 2016
FORWARD MOVE
Breakers waive Elise Krieghoff

The Boston Breakers have waived forward Elise Krieghoff, the team announced Wednesday.


November 22, 2016
MLS PLAYOFF ROUNDUP
Impact, Sounders seize advantage in Conference Finals

MONTREAL--Just when it looked like the Montreal Impact were going to run away with the first league of the Eastern Conference championship, Toronto FC came up with a pair of late road goals and trim the Impact's lead to 3-2 Tuesday night at sold-out Stade Olympique.


November 22, 2016
SOME ARENA FUTBOL
U.S. names Bruce Arena national coach to succeed Klinsmann

Bruce is back. LA Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena was named the new head coach of the U.S. national team Tuesday afternoon by U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati.


November 21, 2016
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Providence Friars' Julian Gressel

The Providence Friars had to tone down expectations early this season. Top recruit Zachary Herivaux decided to sign with the New England Revolution. Then, preseason All-Big East selections Dominik Machado and Mac Steeves went out with season-ending injuries. Going into last month, the Friars had a 4-5-0 record and seemed headed toward mediocrity.


November 21, 2016
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies' senior forward Stephanie Ribeiro

Stephanie Ribeiro concluded her collegiate career with a defeat, the UConn Huskies falling, 4-1, to Auburn in the NCAA Womenís Championship. But Ribeiro, the New England Soccer News Women's Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 20, continued to produce, providing an assist for a first-minute Maddie Damm goal.


November 21, 2016
OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE OLD
Arena expected to replace Klinsmann

The tumultuous tenure and reign of error of Jurgen Klinsmann is over.

Klinsmann, the former World Cup winner with Germany, was fired as head coach and technical director Monday after the United States dropped its opening two matches of the CONCACAF hexagonal of World Cup qualifying.


November 21, 2016
YOU'RE FIRED!
Klinsmann out as MNT coach and technical director

CHICAGO - Jurgen Klinsmann has been relieved of his duties as head coach of the U.S. Men's National Team and Technical Director for U.S. Soccer.


November 20, 2016
FRIAR SHOCKER
Providence upsets No. 1 Maryland with four-goal rally

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Julian Gressel scored twice and Joao Serrano converted the deciding goal on an ďOlimpicoĒ corner kick as Providence took a 5-4 upset win over No. 1-seeded Maryland in the second round of the NCAA Menís Championship at Ludwig Field Sunday night.


November 20, 2016
CLOCKED OUT
Vermont Catamounts clipped by Cavaliers

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Vermont squandered a second-half advantage, falling, 2-1, in extra time to Virginia in the second round of the NCAA Menís Championship at Klockner Stadium Sunday.


November 20, 2016
OUT TO ALBANY
BC Eagles eliminated in second round of NCAA tourney

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Boston College surrendered two first-half goals in falling, 3-0, to Albany in the second round of the NCAA Menís Championship at the Tom & Mary Casey Stadium Sunday.


November 20, 2016
COLOR THEM GONE
Dartmouth Big Green eliminated by Orange

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Dartmouthís four-match winning streak was snapped as the Big Green fell, 3-0, to eighth-seeded Syracuse in the second round of the NCAA Menís Championship Sunday.


November 19, 2016
MLS INFORMER
LA Supernova

First Nigel de Jong left. Then Steven Gerrard. Then Robbie Keane. Add eight-year associate head coach Dave Sarachan. And if speculation is right, Bruce Arena could soon follow to replace the as yet-to-be fired Juergen Klinsmann at the U.S. national team.


November 18, 2016
DOWNED AT DIZNEY
UConn Huskies eliminated in NCAA second round

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The UConn Huskies squandered a first-minute lead in falling, 4-1, to Auburn in the second round of the NCAA Womenís Championship at Donald R. Dizney Stadium Friday.


November 17, 2016
GOING WRIGHT TO GOAL
Vermont routs Rider in NCAA first round

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Brian Wright converted a hat trick and set up another goal as Vermont took a 4-1 win over Rider in the first round of the NCAA Menís Championship before a Virtue Field record 2,058 crowd Thursday night.


November 17, 2016
FRYING THE HENS
Providence sets up visit to No. 1 Maryland

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence Friars capitalized on an early Delaware mixup in taking a 2-0 win over the Blue Hens in the first round of the NCAA Menís Championship at Anderson Stadium Thursday night.


November 17, 2016
ZEIKO STRIKES AGAIN
BC Eagles advance in NCAA Championship

NEWTON, Mass. -- Zeiko Lewis continued his post-season scoring spree as Boston College took a 1-0 win over Fordham in the first round of the NCAA Menís Championship at the Newton Campus Field Thursday night.


November 17, 2016
ORANGE REMATCH
Big Green men move on in NCAA tournament

HANOVER, N.H. -- Matt Danilackís 104th-minute goal gave Dartmouth a 1-0 extra time win over St. Francis Brooklyn in the first round of the NCAA Menís Championship at Burnham Field Thursday night.


November 17, 2016
HE'S KEANE TO LEAVE
Robbie departs after leading Galaxy to three MLS Cup titles

Forward Robbie Keane will depart the LA Galaxy after helping the team win three MLS Cup titles, the team announced Thursday.


November 17, 2016
BREAKERS DEALING
Kallman, Mewis traded to Spirit for Megan Oyster

The Boston Breakers have acquired defender Megan Oyster and two draft picks from the Washington Spirit in exchange for defender Kassey Kallman and midfielder Kristie Mewis, the team announced Thursday.


November 15, 2016
MASSACRED
MNT routed at Costa Rica in WCQ

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- The United States has endured and experienced more than its share of problems, headaches and struggles in Costa Rica over the years. On Tuesday night, the Americans hit a new low.


November 15, 2016
LEAVING LA
Galaxy announce Gerrard departure

CARSON, Calif. -- Midfielder Steven Gerrard will not return to the LA Galaxy, the team announced Tuesday.


November 14, 2016
HOWARD'S END
Colorado, USMNT keeper out for rest of the season

The U.S. national team's loss has turned out to be the Colorado Rapids' as well. The Rapids announced Monday that goalkeeper Tim Howard will miss the rest of the Major League Soccer playoffs due to an injury he suffered in first half of the United States' 2-1 World Cup loss to Mexico Friday night.


November 14, 2016
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Dartmouth Big Green defender Wyatt Omsberg

Dartmouth captured its third successive Ivy League title this season and will take a 280 consecutive minute shutout streak into the NCAA Menís Championship this week. And junior defender Wyatt Omsberg has been the only Dartmouth player to start every game as the back line provides the key to the Big Greenís success.


November 14, 2016
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies' striker Rachel Hill

Rachel Hill and Stephanie Ribeiro have formed the deadliest strike force in the NCAA Division 1 game this season. Ribeiro (21 goals) and Hill (16) have totaled 37 goals, four more than BYUís Ashley Hatch (18) and Michele Vasconcelos (15).


November 13, 2016
ROUTING ROMANIA
USWNT concludes calendar year unbeaten for first time since '13

CARSON, Calif. -- The U.S. Womenís National Team concluded the year with an unbeaten record for the first time since 2013, taking a 5-0 victory over Romania in a friendly match at the StubHub Center Sunday night.


November 13, 2016
CHAMPS AGAIN
Cosmos win third NASL title

QUEENS, New York ĖThe New York Cosmos converted on four penalty kicks in the shootout to defeat Indy Eleven and capture the North American Soccer League Championship for the third time in four years, and second straight.


November 13, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Don't blame Trump for THIS anti-Americanism

The anti-Americanism in soccer is rarely uttered in public. The difficulty of U.S. players and coaches getting any respect Ė just because they're American Ė is palpable if not quotable. In the past two weeks, it's become far more glaring.


November 13, 2016
NU KNOCKED OUT
Huskies tripped by Tigers in NCAA first round

CLEMSON, S.C. -- Northeastern had its four-game winning streak snapped as the Huskies fell, 1-0, to No. 3-seeded Clemson in the first round of the NCAA Womenís Championship at Historic Riggs Field Sunday.


November 13, 2016
SIDELINED
Howard to miss Costa Rica match with adductor injury

U.S. national team goalkeeper Tim Howard has been diagnosed with an injury to his right adductor suffered during the USA's 2-1 World Cup qualifying loss to Mexico in Columbus, Ohio Friday night.


November 12, 2016
ON TO AUBURN
UConn women demolish Great Danes

STORRS, Conn. -- Stephanie Ribeiro scored her 21st goal of the season and Rachel Hill added her 61st career goal as No. 13-ranked UConn took a 4-2 win over Albany in the first round of the NCAA Womenís Championship at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Saturday night.


November 12, 2016
IVY CHAMPS
Dartmouth Big Green men down Brown

HANOVER, N.H. -- Dartmouth clinched at least a share of the Ivy League title with a 2-0 victory over Brown at Burnham Field Saturday night.


November 1, 2016
UNO A DOS
Mexico snaps Columbus losing streak with a 2-1 win over USA in World Cup hexagonal opener

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Dos a cero is history as Mexico made some history of its own in the CONCACAF hexagonal opener Friday night. Veteran defender Rafa Marquez, who has tormented the United States with some unwarranted physical play in the past, scored the game-winner in the 89th minute to boost El Tri to a 2-1 triumph before a capacity crowd of 24,650 at MAPFRE Stadium.


November 11, 2016
BLOWN OUT
UConn men halted by Golden Hurricane

TAMPA, Fla. -- The UConn menís team extended its winless streak to four games with a 2-0 loss to Tulsa in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference tournament at Corbett Stadium Friday night.


November 11, 2016
SOME BLASTS FROM THE PAST
Klinsmann hopes that bringing in ex-USA players to talk about dos a cero will inspire his team

Jurgen Klinsmann is making sure he won't leave any stone unturned in his team's preparation for the fifth renewal of dos a cero.


November 11, 2016
POLITICAL FUTBOL?
USA-Mexico World Cup qualifier is the 1st confrontation since Trump's election as president

Friday night's dos a cero confrontation between the United States and Mexico offers a new and challenging version of political futbol. In the first meeting between the two archrivals since the USA's presidential election, observers are wondering about the tensions between the team teams and fan reaction at MAPFRE Stadium.


November 10, 2016
CHRISTEN'S IM-PRESS-IVE
Her hat trick helps USWNT rout Romania

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Christen Press completed a first-half hat trick as the U.S. Womenís National Team took an 8-1 victory over Romania in a friendly match at Avaya Stadium Thursday night.


November 10, 2016
FRIARS FALTER
PC men bounced by Bluejays in Big East tourney

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The top-seeded Providence Friars menís team had its eight-game winning streak snapped with a 2-1 loss to Creighton in the semifinals of the Big East Conference tournament before a 2,568 crowd at Anderson Stadium Thursday night.


November 10, 2016
NEW PRESIDENTS
Breakers add to front office

The Boston Breakers have named Mark Thomas president of business operations and Lee Billiard president of soccer operations and development, the team announced Thursday.


November 10, 2016
DOWN TO THE END
UMass Minutemen knocked out by VCU

DAVIDSON, N.C. -- The UMass menís team surrendered a last-minute regulation goal, then fell, 2-1, in extra time to Virginia Commonwealth in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament Thursday.


November 10, 2016
FAMILY REASONS
Breakers' Schillgard leaving

Boston Breakers midfielder Louise Schillgard will not return next season, due to personal reasons, the team announced Thursday.


November 9, 2016
AE ELIMINATION
Vermont Catamounts defeated by Great Danes

ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Vermont Catamounts menís team had a four-match winning streak snapped with a 2-0 loss to Albany in the semifinals of the America East tournament Wednesday night.


November 9, 2016
RIGGS RESULT
BC taken out by Tigers

CLEMSON, S.C. -- The Boston College Eagles surrendered an 89th-minute goal on a free kick in falling, 1-0, to No. 3-ranked Clemson in the semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament at Historic Riggs Field Wednesday night.


November 9, 2016
THEIR FUTURE IS ROSIE
Breakers sign New Zealand midfielder

The Boston Breakers have signed New Zealand national team midfielder Rosie White, the team announced Wednesday.


November 8, 2016
BOUNCED BY BISON
BU men eliminated in first round of Patriot League tourney

The Boston University menís team rallied in the second half for a 1-1 draw with Bucknell before falling in penalty kicks in the first round of the Patriot League tournament at Nickerson Field Tuesday night.


November 8, 2016
SOME FORWARD THINKING
Gordon replaces injured Morris on USMNT for WCQ

U.S. national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has added LA Galaxy forward Alan Gordon to the training camp roster for Friday's USA-Mexico game, U.S. Soccer announced Tuesday.


November 7, 2016
HOWARD'S NO. 1
Klinsmann names Rapids' goalkeeper starter for Mexico game

U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has named Colorado Rapids goalkeeper as the starter for a World Cup qualifying game against Mexico in Columbus, Ohio, Friday.


November 7, 2016
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Boston College Eagles' Zeiko Lewis

Zeiko Lewis has thrived as Boston Collegeís playmaker, setting up forwards Simon Enstrom and Maximilian Schulze-Geisthovel this season. But Lewis, who is tied with Louis Papadellis for BC career best with 26 assists, has provided the finishing touches during the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.


November 7, 2016
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Northeastern forward Hannah Rosenblatt

The Northeastern Huskies will be making their fourth NCAA tournament appearance carrying the momentum of nine wins in their last 10 games, culminating with the Colonial Athletic Association tournament title. Huskies sophomore forward Hannah Rosenblatt led the way, scoring the opening goal in 3-0 wins over William & Mary and Drexel on the way to being named the tournamentís top player.


November 6, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Canadian teams KO New Yorkers; Rapids, Sounders advance

FC Dallas went all out in attack in producing a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders at Toyota Stadium Sunday night. But FC Dallas, attempting to rally from a three-goal first-leg deficit, fell short, falling, 4-2 on aggregate, despite headers from Tesho Akindele in the 25th minute and Maxi Urruti in the 56th minute. The Sounders, who will meet the Colorado Rapids in the Western Conference finals, weathered a first-half storm.


November 6, 2016
ZEIKO LEADS THE WAY
BC Eagles trip Tar Heels

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Senior Zeiko Lewisí 58th-minute goal gave the Boston College menís team a 1-0 win over North Carolina in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Cost Conference tournament before a 1,210 crowd at Fetzer Field Sunday.


November 6, 2016
TWO OUT OF THREE
UConn women gain 31st NCAA bid

STORRS, Conn. -- Rachel Hillís 40th-minute goal gave the University of Connecticut womenís team a 1-0 win over SMU in the American Athletic Conference tournament final at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Sunday.


November 6, 2016
NO FOUR-PEAT
BU Terrier women bounced by Bison

LEWISBURG, Pa. -- The three-time defending champion Boston University womenís team fell, 2-1, in extra time to Bucknell in a Patriot League tournament final rematch at Emmitt Field Sunday.


November 6, 2016
COLONIAL CHAMPS
Northeastern women drop Dragons

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- Hannah Rosenblatt scored her 13th goal of the season as the Northeastern women's team won its third Colonial Athletic Association tournament title in four seasons, taking a 3-0 victory over Drexel at Parsons Field Sunday.


November 5, 2016
ON TO TAMPA
UConn men draw with SMU, finish in third

STORRS, Conn. -- The UConn menís team clinched a berth in the American Athletic Conference Championship with a 1-1 draw with SMU at Morrone Stadium Saturday night.


November 5, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy to meet Cosmos in finals

INDIANAPOLIS Ė Sinisa Ubiparipovic smashed a 20-yard shot into the upper corner for the gameís only goal as Indy Eleven defeated FC Edmonton, 1-0, in a semifinal clash in The Championship, the North American Soccer Leagueís four-team postseason tournament.


November 5, 2016
MEMORIES OF '08
UMass Minutemen edged by Explorers

PHILADELPHIA -- The UMass menís team had a three-game winning streak snapped in falling to third place in the Atlantic 10 Conference standings with a 1-0 loss to La Salle in both teamsí regular-season finale at McCarthy Stadium Saturday.


November 5, 2016
LUCKY 13
Vermont Catamount men best Bearcats

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Brian Wright scored twice as the Vermont menís team took a 2-1 extra time win over Binghamton in the quarterfinals of the America East Tournament at Virtue Field Saturday.


November 5, 2016
CLOCKED BY CORNELL
Big Green women close with loss

ITHACA, N.Y.-- The Dartmouth womenís team surrendered two early goals in falling, 4-1, to Cornell in both teamsí Ivy League season-finale Saturday.


November 5, 2016
GETTING A MOVE ON
Crusader men can't catch Greyhounds

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Holy Cross menís team concluded the season with a 10-match winless streak, falling, 1-0, to Loyola in a Patriot League match at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Saturday.


November 5, 2016
SAILING INTO FINALS
BU Terrier women set for Bucknell rematch

LEWISBURG, Pa. -- The No. 2-seeded Boston University women's team used late scores from sophomores McKenna Doyle and Julianna Chen to defeat Navy, 2-1, in the semifinals of the Patriot League tournament at Emmitt Field Friday night.


November 4, 2016
BLANKING THE BULLS
UConn women advance to AAC final

STORRS, Conn. -- Rachel Hill and Stephanie Ribeiro scored as the UConn womenís team took a 2-0 win over South Florida in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference tournament at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Friday night.


November 4, 2016
HOME FINAL
Northeastern women trip Tribe; Dragons next

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- The Northeastern women's team took a 3-0 win over William & Mary in the semifinals of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament Friday night, the Huskies sixth successive victory at Parsons Field.


November 4, 2016
STRONG FINISH
BU Terrier men battle past Navy

The Boston University menís team clinched a place in the Patriot League tournament in the final game of the regular season, taking a 1-0 win over Navy at Nickerson Field Friday night.


November 3, 2016
STORMING TO TITLE
Providence Friar men Big East champions

QUEENS, N.Y. -- Julian Gresselís 81st-minute goal gave the No. 25 Providence College menís team a 1-0 win over St. Johnís, the Friars capturing their first Big East Conference regular-season championship, at Belson Stadium Thursday night.


November 3, 2016
SEASON'S OFF
Harvard cancels remaining men's team games

The Harvard menís teamís final two regular-season games have been cancelled, the school announced Thursday.


November 3, 2016
BREAKER RETURN
Amanda DaCosta rejoins team in deal with Red Stars

The Boston Breakers have acquired Portuguese international midfielder Amanda DaCosta from the Chicago Red Stars, the team announced Thursday.


November 2, 2016
LEWIS LEADS WAY
BC Eagle men take PK victory, move to ACC quarters

NEWTON, Mass . -- Senior Zeiko Lewis scored twice in regulation time and Younes Boudadi converted the decider as the Boston College menís team defeated No. 23-ranked Virginia Tech on penalty kicks after playing to a 2-2 draw in the first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament at the Newton Campus Field Wednesday night.


November 2, 2016
CATAMOUNTS CLINCH
Vermont men earn first-round home game

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The Vermont Catamounts menís team clinched a home playoff game in the America East Tournament with a 2-0 victory over New Hampshire at Virtue Field Wednesday night.


November 2, 2016
CHEER IN THE BRONX
Minutemen shoot down Rams

BRONX, N.Y. -- The UMass men's team clinched a spot in the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament with a 2-0 win over Fordham Wednesday.


November 2, 2016
REPLACEMENT PLAYERS
USWNT adds two for Romania matches

CHICAGO -- Forward Jessica McDonald and defender Emily Menges will join the U.S. Womenís National Team for training camp in California in preparation matches against Romania, U.S. Soccer announced Wednesday.


November 1, 2016
STORMED AGAIN
Providence Friar women stopped by St. John's

QUEENS, N.Y. -- The fifth-seeded Providence womenís team fell, 1-0, to St. Johnís in the quarterfinals of the Big East Conference tournament Tuesday night.


November 1, 2016
ENDING WITH A LOSS
Northeastern men downed by Dartmouth

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- The Northeastern menís team concluded the season with a 2-0 loss to Dartmouth in a non-conference match at Parsons Field Tuesday night.


November 1, 2016
IN CONTROL
Big Green men handle Huskies

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- Wyatt Omsberg and Jonathan Nierenberg scored first-half goals as the Dartmouth menís team took a 2-0 victory over Northeastern in a non-conference match Tuesday night.


November 1, 2016
SNUFFING THEM OUT
Dartmouth women halt River Hawks

LOWELL, Mass. -- Senior captain Holly Patterson scored twice as the Dartmouth womenís team snapped a six-match winless streak with a 2-1 victory over UMass Lowell in a non-conference match Tuesday.


October 31, 2016
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
BU Terriers' forward Anthony Viteri

The Boston University Terriers appear to have recovered from a slow start to the season, making a strong run to the Patriot League tournament. And the Felix De Bona-Anthony Viteri forward combination has played a major part of the Terriersí success.


October 31, 2016
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn's Stephanie Ribeiro

Stephanie Ribeiro made a strong start to the UConn season, confirming her recovery from an injury that caused her to redshirt in 2014. And Ribeiro has stepped up her game as the season nears the end, compiling a five-game scoring streak as the Huskies concluded the regular season with streaks of 12 games unbeaten and six successive victories.


October 31, 2016
FORWARD THINKING
Breakers sign Norwegian striker

The Boston Breakers have signed Norwegian forward Emilie Haavi, the team announced Monday.


October 30, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Underdogs rule in conference semis

MONTREAL--The Montreal Impact seized the early advantage in their Eastern Conference semifinal series with a 1-0 win over the top-seeded New York Red Bulls Sunday at Stade Saputo.


October 30, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Armada, Rayo end with wins

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. ó Zach Steinberger, tallied two assists and then the winning goal in the 84th minute to lead the Jacksonville Armada to cap a 3-2 comeback win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies on Sunday afternoon at Community First Park.


October 30, 2016
CATAMOUNT CONCLUSION
Vermont women halted by Hartford

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. -- The Vermont womenís team dropped a 1-0 decision to the Hartford Hawks for the second time in 10 days Sunday, eliminating the Catamounts in the semifinals of the America East Conference tournament.


October 30, 2016
LOSING TO LEADERS
Crusader men crushed by American

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Holy Cross menís teamís winless streak extended to nine games with a 3-0 loss to American in a Patriot League match at Reeves Field Sunday.


October 30, 2016
TWO MORE FOR RIBEIRO
UConn women clinch AAC title

GREENVILLE, N.C. -- Stephanie Ribeiro scored twice as the No. 19-ranked UConn womenís team clinched its second successive regular season American Athletic Conference title with a 2-1 victory over East Carolina at Johnson Stadium Sunday.


October 30, 2016
TAKING A FLYER
Minutewomen end season with loss

DAYTON, Ohio -- The UMass womenís team concluded the season with a 3-1 loss to Dayton in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at Baujan Field Sunday.


October 29, 2016
MISSING IN MEMPHIS
UConn men tamed by Tigers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The UConn menís team started strong but dropped its second straight game, a 2-0 decision to Memphis in an American Athletic Conference match at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex Saturday night.


October 29, 2016
BYE WEEK
Providence men upset Creighton

OMAHA, Neb. -- The Providence College menís team clinched a bye in the Big East Conference tournament with a 1-0 win over No. 18-ranked Creighton at Morrison Stadium Saturday night.


October 29, 2016
NOT GOING TO THE DANCE
Northeastern men fall to Charleston

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. -- The Northeastern men's team was eliminated from Colonial Athletic Association tournament contention with a 2-1 loss to College of Charleston at Patriots Point Stadium Saturday night.


October 29, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Without playing OKC earns a playoff spot

OTTAWA, Ontario--- Italian International Amauri scored his fifth goal of the campaign to give the Fort Lauderdale Strikers a 1-0 win over the Ottawa Fury FC at TD Place.


October 29, 2016
DOING THINGS WRIGHT
Catamount men romp past Retrievers

BALTIMORE -- Senior Brian Wright scored two goals as the Vermont menís team took a 3-0 win over UMBC in an America East Conference match at Retriever Soccer Park Saturday night.


October 29, 2016
TAKING THE FIFTH
BU Terrier men blank Black Knights

Anthony Viteriís 49th-minute goal gave the Boston University men's team a 1-0 win over Army West Point in a Patriot League match at Nickerson Field Saturday night.


October 29, 2016
TREVOR HAT TRICK
BC Eagle men nudge NC State

NEWTON, Mass. -- Sophomore Trevor Davock scored three goals as the Boston College menís team took a 5-4 extra time victory over North Carolina State in both teamsí final Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season match at the Newton Campus Field Saturday night.


October 29, 2016
SHOWDOWN SHUTOUT
Big Green men halted by Harvard

HANOVER, N.H. -- The Dartmouth menís teamís three-game home winning streak was snapped as the Big Green fell, 1-0, to Harvard in showdown for the Ivy League lead at Burnham Field Saturday.


October 29, 2016
SHUTOUT SPECIALISTS
UMass Minutemen down George Washington

AMHERST, Mass. -- Connor O'Dwyer's 19th-minute goal gave the UMass men's team a 1-0 win over George Washington in an Atlantic 10 Confernce match at Rudd Field Saturday.


October 29, 2016
DOWNED BY THE HOUNDS
Crusader women fall in finale

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Holy Cross womenís team concluded the season with a third successive home defeat, falling, 1-0, to Loyola in a Patriot League match Saturday.


October 29, 2016
TITLE NO. 4
Terrier women top Patriot League

The Boston University womenís team clinched its fourth successive Patriot League regular-season title, improving its conference home unbeaten streak to 39 games, with a 2-0 victory over Navy at Nickerson Field Saturday.


October 29, 2016
LEARNING EXPERIENCE
Big Green women halted by Harvard

HANOVER, N.H. -- The Dartmouth womenís teamís winless streak extended to six games with a 2-0 loss to Harvard in an Ivy League match at Burnham Field Saturday.


October 28, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Miami FC ends season with win over Eddies

MIAMI--Ariel Martinez scored the only goal Miami FC needed to close out their inaugural season with a 1-0 win over playoff-bound FC Edmonton Friday at FIU Stadium.


October 28, 2016
TOURNEY PREVIEW
Providence women fall to Red Storm

QUEENS, N.Y. Ė The Providence womenís team closed the regular season with a 2-1 loss to St. Johnís in a preview of the Big East Conference tournament at Belson Stadium Friday night.


October 28, 2016
SEMIS NEXT
Catamount women stop Stony Brook

STONY BROOK, N.Y. -- The Vermont womenís team became the first No. 6 seed to eliminate a third seed since 2012 in the America East Conference quarterfinals, taking a penalty kick win over Stony Brook after playing to a 0-0 draw Thursday night.


October 27, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Impact, Sounders round out semifinal field

WASHINGTON, DC--If the Montreal Impact missed disgruntled star forward Didier Drogba during Thursday's Eastern Conference knockout round match against DC United at RFK Stadium, they didn't show it. Laurent Ciman scored in the fourth minute and the Impact ran up a 4-0 lead on their way to a 4-2 win that set them up for a two-game semifinal against top seeds the New York Red Bulls starting Sunday at Stade Saputo.


October 27, 2016
FLYING NOT SO HIGH
BC Eagle women finish with win

NEWTON, Mass. -- The Boston College womenís team snapped a four-game losing streak, taking a 2-1 extra time win over Syracuse in its final Atlantic Coast Conference match of the season at the Newton Campus Field Thursday night.


October 27, 2016
RIBEIRO RULES
She scores 17th goal as UConn blanks Bearcats

CINCINNATI, Ohio -- NCAA scoring leader Stephanie Ribeiro scored her 10th game-winning goal as the No. 19-ranked UConn womenís team topped Cincinnati, 2-0, in an America East Conference match at Gettler Stadium Saturday.


October 27, 2016
A REAL SNOW JOB
Early elimination for Minutewomen

AMHERST, Mass. -- The UMass women's teamís post-season chances ended as it fell, 2-1, to Atlantic 10 Conference champion Saint Josephís in a snow-shortened match at Rudd Field Thursday.


October 27, 2016
GOODBYE, COLUMBUS
MLS veteran Conor Casey retires from pro soccer

Columbus Crew SC forward and 10-year Major League Soccer veteran Conor Casey Thursday announced his retirement from professional soccer.


October 27, 2016
RETURNING FOR ROMANIA
Ellis brings back USWNT veterans for year-ending matches

U.S. Women's National Team defenders Julie Johnston, Meghan Klingenberg and Ali Krieger, plus midfielder Megan Rapinoe and forward Alex Morgan return to the roster in preparation for November matches against Romania, it was announced Thursday.


October 27, 2016
MVP SIGNING
Julie King returning to Breakers

The Boston Breakers have re-signed team most valuable player Julie King, the team announced Thursday.


October 26, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Reds, Galaxy advance to semifinals

TORONTO--Toronto FC hosted a playoff game for the first time ever on Wednesday, and made it count with a 3-1 knockout round win over the Philadelphia Union at BMO Field.


October 26, 2016
GOING FULL SPEED
BU Terriers win Turnpike Trophy match

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Anthony Viteri (18th minute) and Felix De Bona (84th) scored as the Boston University menís team took a 2-0 win over Holy Cross in a Patriot League and Turnpike Trophy match at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Wednesday night.


October 26, 2016
'CROSS LOSS
Crusaders men blanked by BU Terriers

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Holy Cross menís teamís winless streak stretched to eight games with a 2-0 loss to Boston University in a Patriot League and Turnpike Trophy match at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Wednesday night.


October 26, 2016
SIX IN SUCCESSION
PC Friar men fight off Marquette

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College menís team took its sixth successive victory, a 2-1 win over the Marquette Golden Eagles in a Big East Conference match at Anderson Stadium Wednesday night.


October 25, 2016
HALTED BY RIVER HAWKS
BC Eagle men fall to UMass-Lowell

NEWTON, Mass. -- The Boston College menís team squandered a two-goal lead in falling, 3-2, in extra time to No. 14-ranked UMass-Lowell in a non-conference match at the Newton Campus Field Tuesday.


October 25, 2016
HOPE FOR NASL?
Slim and then some, if all goes to plan

The North American Soccer League appears to be unraveling with the impending move of the Ottawa Fury and Tampa Bay Rowdies to the USL, announced Tuesday, plus the loss of Minnesota United to MLS. But the NASL believes it can remain viable next season.


October 25, 2016
BYE BYE NASL
Rowdies will join USL next season

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rowdies will join the United Soccer League next season, it was announced Tuesday.


October 24, 2016
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Providence Friars midfielder Julian Gressel

Midfielder Julian Gressel has led the way as the Providence Friars have launched a late-season run that has them in Big East Conference title contention.


October 24, 2016
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Boston University Terrier defender Rachel Bloznalis

The Boston University Terriers experienced little success during the non-conference portion of their schedule. But the Terriers, who began the season with an 0-10 record, have compiled an eight-match unbeaten streak since Sept. 28, including 3-1 wins over Holy Cross and Army West Point last week.


October 24, 2016
BACK TO THE BREAKERS
Midfielder Stephanie Verdoia signs

The Boston Breakers have re-signed midfielder Stephanie Verdoia, the team announced Monday.


October 23, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
FC Dallas takes the Shield, Red Bulls top the East

BRONX, N.Y. -- New York City FC avoided playing a mid-week knockout-round game in the Major League Soccer playoffs by recording a 4-1 victory over the Columbus Crew in the season finale for both teams Sunday at Yankee Stadium.


October 23, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies get a late lift

EDMONTON ó A late penalty kick by Daryl Fordyce gave FC Edmonton a 1-0 win over the Jacksonville Armada FC at Clarke Field on Sunday.


October 23, 2016
PLAYOFF-BOUND
Catamount women blank Bearcats

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The Vermont womenís team snapped a five-game winless streak, taking a 1-0 win over Binghamton in an America East Conference match at Virtue Field Sunday.


October 23, 2016
CLIPPED AGAIN
BC Eagle women edged by Virginia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Boston College womenís team goalkeeper Alexis Bryant saved a penalty kick, but the Eagles fell, 3-2, to No. 8-ranked Virginia in an Atlantic Coast Conference match at Klockner Stadium Sunday.


October 23, 2016
PROGRESSING
Crusader women clip American Eagles

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Holy Cross womenís team snapped a three-game losing streak with a 1-0 win over American in a Patriot League match Sunday.


October 23, 2016
TITLE-CLINCHER
Northeastern women knock off James Madison

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- Sophomore Hannah Rosenblatt scored two goals as the Northeastern women's team clinched the Colonial Athletic Association regular-season title with a 2-1 win over James Madison at Parsons Field Sunday.


October 23, 2016
WIN COLUMN
UMass women rout VCU Rams

AMHERST, Mass. -- The UMass womenís team snapped a 10-match winless streak with a 3-0 victory over Virginia Commonwealth in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at Rudd Field Sunday.


October 23, 2016
FINISHING WITH A WIN
Fagundez leads Revs 3-0 over Impact

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.---Diego Fagundez had a goal and an assist, leading the New England Revolution to a 3-0 win over the Montreal Impact at Gillette Stadium Sunday.


October 23, 2016
NORTHERN LIGHTS
Lloyd brace leads U.S. 5-1 over Switzerland

MINNEAPOLIS - Carli Lloyd has been pretty busy these days. Promoting her new book, getting ready for her wedding, and oh, yea, scoring two goals to lead the U.S. Women's National Team to a 5-1 win over Switzerland in front of 23,400 fans at U.S. Bank Stadium, the largest crowd to watch the U.S. Women in the state of Minnesota.


October 23, 2016
PC SHUTOUT
Friar women blank Pirates

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Madison Dohertyís 38th-minute goal gave the Providence College womenís team a 1-0 win over Seton Hall in a Big East Conference match Sunday.


October 22, 2016
ROAD DEFEAT
BU Terrier men topped by Lehigh

BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- The Boston University menís team had its three-match unbeaten streak snapped as the Terriers fell, 1-0, to defending Patriot League champion Lehigh at the Ulrich Sports Complex Saturday night.


October 22, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
3 Florida teams, Carolina all ko'd from playoff chase

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Yohandry Orozco struck twice in the opening half to power the Cosmos to a 4-0 victory over Miami FC on a cold and blustery Saturday night at Shuart Stadium.


October 22, 2016
KNIGHT GAME
UConn men stopped by Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The UConn menís team had its four-game road winning streak snapped as the Huskies fall, 2-1, in extra time to Central Florida in an America East Conference match at the UCF Soccer and Track Complex Saturday night.


October 22, 2016
PLEASING WIN
Catamount men snap losing streak

VESTAL, N.Y. -- Freshman midfielder Jon Arnar Barūdal and senior forward Bernard Yeboah combined on both goals as the Vermont menís team took a 2-0 win over Binghamton in an America East Conference match Saturday night.


October 22, 2016
TOUGH BLOW
Holy Cross men squander lead against Lafayette

EASTON, Pa. -- The Holy Cross menís teamís winless streak stretched to seven games as the Crusaders held Lafayette to a 1-1 draw in a Patriot League match Saturday night.


October 22, 2016
WINLESS IN WINSTON-SALEM
BC Eagle men blanked by Wake Forest

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- The Boston College menís teamís winless streak reached four games as the Eagles were defeated, 1-0, by No. 2-ranked Wake Forest in an Atlantic Coast Conference match at Spry Stadium Saturday night.


October 22, 2016
SHOWDOWN SETUP
Dartmouth men clip Columbia

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Justin Donawa scored in the 71st minute as the Dartmouth menís team remained in first place in the Ivy League with a 1-0 win over Columbia Saturday night.


October 22, 2016
CAGING THE LIONS
Dartmouth women draw with Columbia

NEW YORK -- The Dartmouth womenís teamís winless streak stretched to five games with a 0-0 draw with Columbia in an Ivy League match Saturday.


October 22, 2016
EIGHT FOR TERRIERS
BU women knock off Black Knights

The Boston University Terriers womenís team upped its unbeaten streak to eight games with a 3-1 win over Army West Point in a Patriot League match at Nickerson Field Saturday.


October 22, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Disassembling the Erector Set?

With word that the last of the original MLS stadia Ė RFK Stadium Ė officially has its days numbered, i.e. the 2017 season, now rumblings are being heard that the first of the new generation of buildings also may be on the way out.


October 22, 2016
FIVE STRAIGHT FOR FRIARS
Gressel leads way as Providence downs DePaul

CHICAGO, Ill. -- The Providence menís team improved its winning streak to five games with a 2-1 win over DePaul in a Big East Conference match Saturday.


October 22, 2016
THAT'S THEIR 10TH
Ribeiro scores again as UConn tops Temple

PHILADELPHIA -- Stephanie Ribeiroís 75th-minute penalty kick made the difference as the UConn womenís team improved its unbeaten streak to 10 games with a 1-0 victory over Temple in an America East Conference match Saturday.


October 22, 2016
HE'S NOT JOSHING
Jess goal gives Minutemen victor over VCU

AMHERST, Mass. -- Josh Jess headed home a corner kick in the 100th minute as the UMass men's team took a 1-0 extra time win over VCU in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at Rudd Field Saturday.


October 21, 2016
BOUND FOR SEMIS
Northeastern women topple Towson

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- The Northeastern womenís team clinched a bye to the Colonial Athletic Association semifinals with a 2-0 win over Towson in a game delayed 39 minutes by lightning in the second half at Parsons Field Friday night.


October 21, 2016
CITY SIGNING
League MVP Addai moves to Boston

Boston City FC has signed NPSL leading scorer and most valuable player Isaac ďNanaĒ Addai, the team announced Friday.


October 20, 2016
FLYING LOW
BC Eagle women lose third straight

CLEMSON, S.C. -- The Boston College womenís team rallied behind the second-half play of McKenzie Meehan but fell, 2-1, to No. 17-ranked Clemson in an Atlantic Coast Conference match at Riggs Field Thursday night.


October 20, 2016
CATAMOUNTS CONQUERED
Vemont women halted by Hartford Hawks

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The Vermont womenís teamís winless streak extended to five games as the Catamounts fell, 1-0, to Hartford in an America East Conference match at Virtue Field Thursday night.


October 20, 2016
NOT IN THE PASSING LANE
Providence women done in by DePaul

CHICAGO -- The Providence College womenís team squandered a chance to overtake Big East Conference-leading DePaul, falling, 2-1, to the Blue Demons Thursday.


October 20, 2016
DUKING IT OUT
UMass women, Duquesne draw

AMHERST, Mass. -- The UMass womenís teamís winless streak stretched to nine game with a 0-0 draw with Duquesne in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at Rudd Field Thursday.


October 19, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Armada, Indy stage comebacks

JACKSONVILLE ó Second-half goals by Alex Dixon and Lucas Scaglia lifted the Jacksonville Armada to a 3-2 come from behind win over Miami FC at Community First Park Wednesday night.


October 18, 2016
THREE FIRSTS
Northeastern men halt Holy Cross

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- The Northeastern men's team took its second successive victory, a 3-1 decision over Holy Cross, in a Patriot League match at Parsons Field Wednesday night.


October 19, 2016
FAST WORK
Williams goal ignites rally as USWNT shuts out Swiss

SALT LAKE CITY -- NWSL leading scorer Lynn Williams scored 49 seconds into her international debut as the U.S. Womenís National Team took a 4-0 victory over Switzerland in a friendly match before a 14,336 crowd at Rio Tinto Stadium Wednesday night.


October 19, 2016
TURNPIKE TRIUMPH
BU women crush Crusaders

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Chelsea Churchill scored two goals as the Boston University womenís team took a 3-1 win over Holy Cross in a Patriot League match at Smith Soccer Stadium Wednesday night.


October 19, 2016
DOWN THE 'PIKE
Crusader women toppled by Terriers

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Holy Cross womenís team sustained its third successive defeat, the Crusaders falling, 3-1, to Boston University in a Patriot League match Wednesday night.


October 19, 2016
FIVE AND DONE
UMass Minutemen rallies too late against URI

KINGSTON, R.I. -- The UMass menís team rallied late in falling, 2-1, to Rhode Island in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at the URI Soccer Complex Wednesday night.


October 19, 2016
CROSSED OUT
Crusader men halted by Huskies

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- The Holy Cross menís teamís winless streak extended to six games with a 3-1 loss to Northeastern in a non-conference match at Parsons Field Wednesday night.


October 19, 2016
LOOKING AHEAD
Breakers pick up options for 13

The Boston Breakers have exercised the contract options on 13 players, the team announced Tuesday.


October 18, 2016
FELIX FINISHES
BU Terrier men down Dartmouth

Felix De Bonaís 92nd-minute goal gave the Boston University menís team a 1-0 extra time win over Dartmouth in a non-conference match at Nickerson Field Tuesday night.


October 18, 2016
BLANKED IN BOSTON
Big Green winning streak snapped

The Dartmouth menís team had its five-match unbeaten streak snapped as the Big Green fell to Boston University, 1-0, in extra time in a non-conference match at Nickerson Field Tuesday night.


October 18, 2016
DYLAN WINS IT
UConn men blank Boston College

STORRS, Conn. -- Redshirt sophomore defender Dylan Greenbergís 100th-minute goal gave the UConn menís team a 1-0 extra time victory over Boston College in a non-conference match at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Tuesday night.


October 18, 2016
SCORING STRUGGLES
BC men blanked by UConn

STORRS, Conn. -- The Boston College menís teamís scoring struggles continues as the Eagles lost, 1-0, in extra time to UConn in a non-conference match at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Tuesday night.



DOWN UNDER LOANS
Breakers' Dowie, Simon Australia-bound

The Boston Breakers have loaned forward Natasha Dowie to the Melbourne Victory and forward Kyah Simon to Sydney FC of Australiaís W-League, exercising options for both to return next season, the team announced Tuesday.


October 17, 2016
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
BU Terriers' forward Felix De Bona

A recent three-game losing streak threatened to derail the Boston University Terriersí season, but the team has recovered, thanks to the finishing ability of senior Felix De Bona.


October 17, 2016
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies' forward Stephanie Ribeiro

The UConn Huskies are counting on the Rachel Hill-Stephanie Ribeiro forward combination to help the team match or surpass last seasonís 19-4-1 record and third-round advancement in the NCAA tournament.


October 16, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Rayo extends streak with comeback

YUKON, Okla. - Michel scored two goals and Bill Forbes added another as Rayo OKC defeated Ottawa Fury FC 3-1 Sunday at Miller Stadium Sunday.


October 16, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
The playoff picture starts to come into focus

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--The New England Revolution's playoff hopes were all but extinguished with Sunday's 2-1 loss to the last-place Chicago Fire at Toyota Park.



BATTLING DRAW
Holy Cross Crusader men held by Colgate

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Joey Devivoís 67th-minute goal gave the Holy Cross menís team a 1-1 draw with Colgate in a Patriot League match at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Sunday.


October 16, 2016
DANISH DEFEAT
Vermont women blanked by Albany Great Danes

ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Vermont womenís teamís winless streak extended to four games with a 3-0 loss to Albany in an America East Conference match at Casey Stadium Sunday.


October 16, 2016
ALL BUT OVER
Loss to Fire effectively ends Revolution's playoff hunt

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--The New England Revolution's playoff hopes were all but extinguished with Sunday's 2-1 loss to the last-place Chicago Fire at Toyota Park.


October 16, 2016
THEY'RE LEADING
Two more Ribeiro goals lead UConn women past USF Bulls

STORRS, Conn. -- The No. 21-ranked UConn women's team improved its unbeaten streak nine games and took over first place in the American Athletic Conference with a 3-1 victory over the South Florida Bulls on Senior Day Sunday.


October 16, 2016
SIX AND SNAPPED
UMass women hold URI to draw

KINGSTON, R.I. -- The UMass womenís team snapped a six-match losing streak, playing Rhode Island to a 1-1 draw in an Atlantic 10 Conference match Saturday.


October 15, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos clinch home field, Strikers stay alive

LAUDERHILL, Fla. - The Fort Lauderdale Strikers remain in the postseason hunt with their second win in four days, defeating Puerto Rico FC 2-0 with two second half goals at Central Broward Stadium Saturday night.


October 15, 2016
PENALIZING PENN
Dartmouth Big Green women draw with Quakers

HANOVER, N.H. -- The Dartmouth womenís team snapped a three-match losing streak, playing Penn to a 1-1 draw at Burnham Field Saturday night.


October 15, 2016
STREAKS SNAPPED
NU Husky women halted by Hofstra

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- The Northeastern womenís team had winning streaks of five games overall and three on the road snapped as the Huskies fell, 2-1, to Hofstra in a Colonial Athletic Association match at the Hofstra Soccer Complex Saturday night.


October 15, 2016
FULL HOUSE
UConn men's streak snapped before 5,100 crowd

STORRS, Conn. -- The No. 13/24 UConn menís teamís seven-match winning streak was snapped as the Huskies fell, 1-0, to South Florida in an American Athletic Conference match before a 5,100 sellout crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Saturday night.


October 15, 2016
CATAMOUNTS CLAWED
Vermont men halted by Hartford

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The Vermont menís team lost for the third successive game, the Catamounts falling, 1-0, to Hartford in an America East Conference match at Virtue Field Saturday night.


October 15, 2016
DRAWING WITH DAVIDSON
UMass Minutemen up streak to five

DAVIDSON, N.C. -- Ty Goncalvesí 82nd-minute penalty kick gave the UMass men's team a 1-1 draw with Davidson in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at Alumni Field Saturday night.


October 15, 2016
WHACKED BY WAKE
BC Eagle women defeated by Deacons

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- The Boston College womenís team dropped its second successive game, a 2-0 defeat to Wake Forest in an Atlantic Coast Conference match at Spry Stadium Saturday night.


October 15, 2016
GREEN STREAK
Dartmouth men squash Quakers

HANOVER, N.H. -- The Dartmouth menís team improved its unbeaten streak to five games with a 4-1 victory over Penn in an Ivy League match at Burnham Field Saturday.


October 15, 2016
FOLLOWING FELIX
BU Terrier men top Leopards

Felix De Bonaís 18th-minute goal made the difference as the Boston University menís team snapped a five-match winless streak with a 1-0 victory over Lafayette in a Patriot League match at Nickerson Field Saturday.


October 15, 2016
DOWNING THE DUKES
NU Husky men halt James Madison

HARRISONBURG, Va. -- Ackim Mpofuís 103rd-minute goal gave the Northeastern men's team a 1-0 extra time win over James Madison in a Colonial Athletic Association match Saturday.


October 15, 2016
KNOCKED OUT
Crusader women dropped by Lafayette

EASTON, Pa. -- The Holy Cross womenís team dropped its second successive game, a 1-0 decision to Lafayette in a Patriot League match Saturday.


October 15, 2016
TERRIER TIME
BU women rally past Lehigh

BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Sophomore McKenna Doyleís 90th-minute goal gave the Boston University womenís team a 2-1 win over Lehigh in a Patriot League match at the Ulrich Sports Complex Saturday.


October 15, 2016
FOUR FOR FRIARS
PC men pounce on Pirates

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. -- The Providence College menís team improved its winning streak to four games with a 1-0 victory over Seton Hall in a Big East Conference match Saturday.


October 15, 2016
GRAD PROGRAM
Friar women clip Creighton

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Graduate student Kathryn Hiller scored her seventh goal of the season in the 99th minute as the Providence Friars womenís team defeated Creighton, 1-0, in extra time in a Big East Conference match at Anderson Stadium Saturday.


October 14, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Miami FC, Rowdies play to draw, remain in contention

Miami FC squandered a two-goal advantage in playing to a 2-2 draw with the Tampa Bay Rowdies at FIU Stadium Friday night.


October 14, 2016
CLOSE WITH CLEMSON
BC Eagle men held to home draw

NEWTON, Mass. -- The Boston College menís teamís home winless streak stretched to three games as the Eagles were held to a 0-0 draw by No. 3-ranked Clemson in an Atlantic Coast Conference match at the Newton Campus Field Friday night.


October 13, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
End of the line for Columbus, Quakes

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--The Chicago Fire aren't going to the playoffs this season, but they made sure that Columbus Crew SC would join them in the "wait 'til next year" club by playing their conference rivals to a 2-2 draw Thursday night at Toyota Park.


October 13, 2016
MAKING HER POINT
UConn Huskies fire past UCF

STORRS, Conn. -- The No. 21-ranked UConn womenís team improved its unbeaten streak to eight games with a 3-0 victory over Central Florida in an America East Conference match at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Thursday night.


October 13, 2016
RETRIEVING A DRAW
Vermont women rally against UMBC

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The Vermont Catamounts womenís team ran its winless streak to three games with a 1-1 draw with the UMBC Retrievers in an America East Conference match at Virtue Field Thursday night.



October 13, 2016
DEFEAT IN DAVIDSON
UMass women downed in extra time

DAVIDSON, N.C. -- The UMass womenís teamís losing streak stretched to six games as it fell, 1-0, in extra time to Davidson in an Atlantic 10 Conference match Thursday night.


October 13, 2016
SHE'S A 'KEEPER
NEFC's Brooke Heinsohn named to U.S. U-20 team

CHICAGO -- New England FC goalkeeper Brooke Heinsohn has been named to the U.S. national team for the FIFA U-20 Womenís World Cup, the U.S. Soccer Federation announced Thursday.


October 12, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Scoreless in Seattle

SEATTLE--The last-place Houston Dynamo gave playoff-hungry Seattle Sounders FC all they could handle on the way to a scoreless draw Wednesday night at CenturyLink Stadium.


October 12, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers win; Indy, Armada scoreless

JACKSONVILLE---Jon Busch made two saves to post his ninth shutout of the season, as Indy Eleven played to a 0-0 draw against the Jacksonville Armada Wednesday night at Community First Park.


October 12, 2016
WRONG-FOOTED
Vermont men edged as River Hawks stay unbeaten

LOWELL, Mass. -- The Vermont Catamounts menís team surrendered an 85th-minute goal in falling, 2-1, to the No. 18-ranked UMass Lowell River Hawks in an America East Conference match at Cushing Field Wednesday night.


October 12, 2016
MUSTERING A STREAK
Minutemen bounce Bonnies

AMHERST, Mass. -- Kevin Boino's 69th-minute goal made the difference as the UMass men's team ran its unbeaten streak to four games with a 1-0 win over St. Bonaventure in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at Rudd Field Wednesday.


October 11, 2016
CAUGHT BY CRIMSON
BU Terrier women keep streak alive

ALLSTON, Mass. -- The Boston University womenís team extended its unbeaten streak to five games with a 2-2 draw with Harvard in a non-conference match at Jordan Field Tuesday night.


October 11, 2016
SHADED BY CRIMSON
BC Eagle men blanked at home

NEWTON, Mass. -- The Boston College menís team had its three-match home unbeaten streak snapped, the Eagles falling, 2-0, to Harvard in a non-conference match at the Newton Campus Field Tuesday night.


October 11, 2016
BLANKING THE BULLDOGS
UConn men win seventh straight

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Abdou Mbacke Thiamís 28th-minute goal gave the UConn menís team a 1-0 victory over Yale in a non-conference match at Reese Stadium Tuesday night.



October 11, 2016
BEARING DOWN
Holy Cross women downed by Brown

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Holy Cross womenís team rallied late in falling, 3-2, to Brown in a non-conference match at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Tuesday night.


October 11, 2016
GOING GREEN
Another goal for Julian, but U.S. settles for draw

WASHINGTON D.C.---Julian Green is finally starting to show the promise that made him a controversial selection for the 2014 World Cup. Unfortunately, the United States Menís National Team squandered the youngsterís goal, settling for a 1-1 draw with New Zealand at R.F.K. Stadium Tuesday night.


October 10, 2016
DID YOU WIN THE LOTTERY?
USA-Mexico WCQ in Columbus is a sellout

For the fifth time the United States-Mexico World Cup qualifier in Columbus, Ohio is a sellout. The game, which falls on Veterans Day, opens CONCACAF hexagonal for the 2018 World Cup.


October 10, 2016
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Providence Friars' Julian Gressel

Julian Gressel played as a right back in Germanyís Regionalliga, but with Providence College he is excelling as an attacking midfielder. Gressel, a senior, leads the Friars with eight goals in 12 games this season and has a three-match scoring streak after leading the way in wins over Xavier, Brown and Villanova.


October 10, 2016
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Boston College Eagles forward Hayley Dowd

The Boston College Eaglesí victory over No. 2-ranked Florida State was considered an upset, but the Seminoles should not have been surprised by Hayley Dowd.



October 9, 2016
COMEBACK DRAMA QUEENS
Flash overcome late deficit, Spirit to win NWSL crown in a shootout

During the National Women's Soccer League regular season, the Western New York Flash forged a reputation as a team that wouldn't die. No deficit was safe with that side. On Sunday night, the Flash demonstrated why -- in spectacular fashion -- in the NWSL championship game.


October 9, 2016
UCONN STREAKING
Husky women halt Houston

HOUSTON -- Freshman Erin Spillane scored the first goal of her collegiate career as the UConn womenís team took a 1-0 win over Houston in an America East Conference match at the Carl Lewis Complex Sunday.


October 9, 2016
HOLDING THE LEADERS
Catamount women draw with New Hampshire

DURHAM, N.H. -- The Vermont womenís team held America East-leading New Hampshire to a 1-1 draw at Bremner Field Sunday.


October 9, 2016
LOSING IT LATE
BC women halted by Hokies in extra time

NEWTON, Mass. -- The Boston College womenís team surrendered a 109th-minute goal in falling, 3-2, in extra time to Virginia Tech in an ACC match at the Newton Campus Field Sunday.


October 9, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies clinch a playoff spot

EDMONTON, Alberta ó Ben Fisk scored the only goal, as FC Edmonton became the third team to clinch a spot in the NASL post season with a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies at snowy Clark Field Sunday.


October 9, 2016
STREAK-ENDING DEFEAT
Friar women edged by Golden Eagles

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence womenís team had its six-match unbeaten streak snapped, falling, 2-0, Marquette in a Big East Conference match Sunday.


October 9, 2016
LOSING TOUCH
UMass women clipped by Colonials

AMHERST, Mass. -- The UMass womenís teamís winless streak extended to seven games with a 2-0 loss to George Washington in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at Rudd Field Sunday. The Colonials scored in the 21st and 27th minutes.


October 9, 2016
POSTPONED
Minutemen visit to Fordham called off

BRONX, N.Y. -- The Fordham-UMass Atlantic 10 Conference match scheduled Sunday has been postponed because of inclement weather, the schools announced. No date has been set for the resche duled game.


October 9, 2016
COLONIAL LEADERS
NU Husky women halt Elon

BROOKLINE, Mass. --The Northeastern women's team solidified its Colonial Athletic Association lead with its fifth successive victory, a 3-0 win over Elon at Parson Field Sunday.


October 8, 2016
BEEN SOME TIME
Crusader women rally past Red Raiders

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Andj Seslijaís 108th-minute free kick gave the Holy Cross womenís team a 2-1 extra time win over Colgate in a Patriot League match Saturday night.


October 8, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Rapids edge Dynamo

HOUSTON--The Colorado Rapids closed to within two points of first place in the MLS West with Saturday's 3-2 win over the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium.


October 8, 2016
UCONN CRUISING
Husky men up winning streak to six

STORRS, Conn. -- The UConn menís team upped its winning streak to six games with a 5-0 victory over Cincinnati in an American Athletic Conference match before a 3,401 crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Saturday night.


October 8, 2016
FREE KICK FATAL
Northeastern men edged by Elon

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- The Northeastern men's team surrendered a first-half free kick goal in falling, 1-0, to Elon in a Colonial Athletic Association match Parsons Field Saturday night.


October 8, 2016
BOUNCING THE BULLDOGS
Dartmouth men edge Yale

HANOVER, N.H. -- Goals from Matt Danilack (42nd minute) and Matt Greer (62nd) gave the Dartmouth menís team a 2-0 win over Yale in an Ivy League match at Burnham Field Saturday night.


October 8, 2016
OFF THE BOARD
Big Green women blanked by Bulldogs

HANOVER, N.H. -- The Dartmouth womenís team sustained its third successive shutout defeat, falling, 1-0, to Yale in an Ivy League match at Burnham Field Saturday.


October 8, 2016
KEEPING UP
Terriers stay even with Greyhounds

BALTIMORE, Md. -- Felix De Bona scored twice as the Boston University men's team rallied from a two-goal deficit to tie, 3-3, with Loyola Maryland in a Patriot League match at the Ridley Athletic Complex Saturday.



October 8, 2016
STREAKING TO THREE
Friar men knock off 'Nova

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College menís team improved its winning streak to three games with a 3-1 victory over Villanova in a Big East Conference match Saturday.


October 8, 2016
FOURTH SHUTOUT
BU Terrier women topple Leopards

The Boston University women's team won by shutout for the fourth straight game, defeating Lafayette, 3-0, in a Patriot League match at Nickerson Field Saturday.


October 8, 2016
GETTING A RESULT
Crusader men draw with Midshipmen

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Junior captain Brad Ross scored in the second minute as the Holy Cross menís team played to a 1-1 draw with Navy in a Patriot League match at the Glenn Warner Soccer Facility Saturday.


October 8, 2016
MASSIVE CHANGES
7 players in, 9 players out for USA roster for New Zealand game

After recording a 2-0 win over Cuba Friday, the U.S. national team made massive changes to its roster for Tuesday's international friendly against New Zealand in Washington, D.C. Tuesday night.


October 7, 2016
HUSKY RALLY
Northwestern women trip Tribe

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- Midfielder Carina Deandreisí 100th-minute goal gave the Northeastern womenís team a 3-2 extra time win over William & Mary in a Colonial Athletic Association match at Parsons Field Friday night.


October 7, 2016
DOWNED BY DANES
Vermont Catamount men crushed by Albany

ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Vermont Catamounts menís team was blanked for the first time this season, taking a 4-0 loss to the Albany Great Danes in an America East Conference match Friday night.


October 7, 2016
PITT STOP
BC Eagle men edge Panthers

PITTSBURGH -- Freshman Callum Johnson scored his first collegiate goal in the 89th minute as the Boston College menís team took a 1-0 win over Pittsburgh in an Atlantic Coast Conference match at Ambrose Urbanic Field Friday night.


October 7, 2016
FRIENDLY VISITORS
USMNT clips Cuba, extends streak

HAVANA -- The U.S. took a 2-0 win over Cuba at Estadio Pedro Marrero Friday, the national teamís first visit to the country for a friendly match in 69 years.


October 6, 2016
SEMINOLE SHOCKER
BC women upset Florida State

NEWTON, Mass. -- The Boston College womenís team upset No. 2-ranked Florida State, 2-1, in an Atlantic Coast Conference match at the Newton Campus Field Thursday night.


October 6, 2016
STILL IN THE LEAD
UConn women stay even with SMU

DALLAS -- The No. 21-ranked UConn womenís team extended its unbeaten streak to six games, playing to a 0-0 draw with SMU in a showdown for first place in the American Athletic Conference match at Westcott Field Thursday night.


October 6, 2016
CATAMOUNT COLLAPSE
Vermont women stopped by Stony Brook

STONY BROOK, N.Y. -- The Vermont Catamounts womenís team surrendered a second-half own goal in falling, 2-0, to Stony Brook in an America East Conference match Thursday night.


October 6, 2016
FRIARS ON FIRE
PC women knock off 'Nova

VILLANOVA, Pa. -- The Providence Friars womenís team upped its unbeaten streak to six games, taking a 2-0 victory over the Villanova Wildcats in a Big East Conference match Thursday.


October 6, 2016
IN THE SCORING COLUMN
UMass women edged by George Mason

AMHERST, Mass. -- The UMass womenís team snapped a four-game scoreless streak, but surrendered a 107th-minute goal in falling, 2-1, in extra time to George Mason in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at Rudd Field Thursday.


October 5, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Rowdies pull out stoppage-time tie with Minnesota United

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.ó Keith Savage scored in the third minute of stoppage time to lift the Tampa Bay Rowdies into a 2-2 draw with Minnesota United FC Wednesday at Al Lang Stadium.


October 5, 2016
TOUGH SCHEDULE
Dartmouth men down UNH Wildcats

HANOVER, N.H. -- Bermuda national team midfielder Justin Donawa scored in the 71st minute as the Dartmouth menís team snapped a four-match winless streak with a 1-0 victory over New Hampshire in a non-conference match at Burnham Field Wednesday night.


October 5, 2016
ONE SHOT WONDER
PC Friar men bounce Brown Bears

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Julian Gressel converted the only shot in extra time as the Providence College menís team defeated Brown, 1-0, in a non-conference match at Stevenson-Pincince Field Wednesday night.


October 5, 2016
CROSSED UP
Crusader men blanked by Black Knights

WEST POINT, N.Y. -- The Holy Cross menís team surrendered a seventh-minute goal to Rex Epps in falling, 1-0, to Army West Point in a Patriot League match at Clinton Field Wednesday night.


October 5, 2016
THIRD STRAIGHT
BU Terrier men brushed aside by Colgate

The Boston University menís team sustained its third successive defeat, a 2-1 loss to Colgate in a Patriot League match at Nickerson Field Wednesday night.


October 4, 2016
HUSKY RECOVERY
Northeastern men halt Hartford Hawks

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. -- Martin Nygaard's 65th-minute header off a free kick from Gerardo Milano gave the Northeastern men's team a 1-0 win over Hartford in a non-conference match at Al-Marzook Field Tuesday night.


October 4, 2016
SUCCESSIVE SHUTOUTS
UMass Minutemen blank Blue Devils

AMHERST, Mass. -- Henry Steinkamp's 55th-minute goal gave the UMass men's team a 1-0 win over Central Connecticut State in a non-conference match at Rudd Field Tuesday.


October 3, 2016
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies' forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam

The UConn Huskies figured out last week it is not necessary for Abdou Mbacke Thiam to score for them to be victorious. But they Huskies need Thiam to continue his shot-making, successful or not.


October 3, 2016
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies' Stephanie Ribeiro

There were questions about Stephanie Ribeiroís ability to come back after an injury caused her to miss UConnís 2014 season. But Ribeiro proved to be strong enough to produce seven goals and eight assists, the Huskies going 19-4-0 and advancing to the third round of the NCAA tournament.


October 3, 2016
HISTORIC HIRING
Ex-U.S. national coach Bradley named Swansea City coach, 1st American to guide EPL team

Former U.S. national team and MetroStars head coach Bob Bradley has become the first American to coach in the English Premier League. Bradley was appointed head coach of Swansea City Monday, following the dismissal of Francesco Guidolin.


October 2, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Flash advance to final with OT win over Thorns

PORTLAND, OR ---,Lynn Williams scored two goals in the first period of extra time to give the Western New York Flash a 4-3 win in an NWSL semi-final game played in front of 20,086 at Providence Park Sunday.


October 2, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Lions, 'Caps eliminated from the playoff chase

ORLANDO--The Montreal Impact put only one shot on goal Sunday at Camping World Stadium, but it was a big one. Dominic Oduro scored in the 56th minute to not only give the Impact a 1-0 win over Orlando City SC, but also knock the Lions out of the hunt for a playoff spot in the MLS East.


October 2, 2016
CAUGHT IN THE WEB
UMass women shut out by Spiders

RICHMOND, Via. -- The UMass womenís teamís winless streak stretched to five games with a 1-0 loss to Richmond in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at Robins Stadium Saturday.


October 2, 2016
ROUGH LOSS
BC women knocked off by NC State

NEWTON, Mass. -- The Boston College womenís team surrendered a sixth-minute goal in falling, 1-0, to North Carolina State in an Atlantic Coast Conference match at the Newton Campus Field Sunday.


October 2, 2016
KNOTTING IT UP
Crusader women rally against Midshipmen

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Sophomore Andj Seslijaís 84th-minute free kick gave the Holy Cross womenís team a 2-2 draw with Navy in a Patriot League match Sunday.


October 2, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos clinch a spot

HEMPSTEAD NY---The New York Cosmos booked a spot in the North American Soccer League playoffs for the fourth consecutive year, recording a 2-0 win over the Fort Lauderdale Strikers Sunday afternoon at Shuart Stadium.


October 2, 2016
FIVE STRAIGHT
UConn women mangle Memphis

STORRS, Conn. -- The UConn womenís team improved its winning streak to five games as seniors Rachel Hill and Stephanie Ribeiro scored twice in a 4-1 victory over Memphis in an American Athletic Conference match at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Sunday.


October 2, 2016
FREE KICK DOES THE TRICK
Vermont Catamount women claw River Hawks

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Sarah Martinís 100th-minute goal gave the Vermont Catamounts a 1-0 extra time win over UMass Lowell in an America East Conference match at Virtue Field Sunday.


October 2, 2016
DANCING THE CHARLESTON
Northeastern women take over CAA lead

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The Northeastern women's team snapped the College of Charlestonís nine-game unbeaten run, taking over first place in the Colonial Athletic Association with a 2-1 victory at Patriots Point Sunday.


October 2, 2016
REVENGE IS SWEET
Friar women blank Bulldogs

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Providence women's team improved its unbeaten streak to five games with a 1-0 win over Butler in a Big East Conference match Sunday.


October 2, 2016
OPEN NET
No Guzan, Howard on USMNT roster

CHICAGO -- The U.S. Men's National Team announced Sunday neither Brad Guzan nor Tim Howard will be in goal for upcoming friendly matches against Cuba and New Zealand. Coach Jurgen Klinsmann named 23 players to the roster, going with goalkeepers David Bingham, Ethan Horvath and William Yarbrough.


October 1, 2016
GROUNDING THE FLYERS
UMass Minutemen hold defending champions to draw

AMHERST, Mass. -- The UMass men's team battled defending Atlantic 10 Conference champion Dayton to a 0-0 draw in both teamsí conference opener at Rudd Field Saturday.


October 1, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Dallas extends Supporter's Shield lead; Red Bulls pull level with NYC at top of the East

HARRISON, NJ--The New York Red Bulls (14-9-9, 51 pts) moved into a tie with Hudson River rivals New York City FC at the top of the MLS East with Saturday's 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Union at Red Bull Arena.


October 1, 2016
TIED BY TIGERS
Big Green men continue winless streak

PRINCETON, N.J. -- The Dartmouth menís teamís winless streak stretched to four games as the Big Green squandered a numerical advantage in playing to a 2-2 tie with Princeton in both teamsí Ivy League opener Saturday.


October 1, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Armada get a road win, Miami-Tampa Bay tie

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. ó The Tampa Bay Rowdies took a first half lead, but Miami FCís Rhett Bernstein equalized in the 74th minute as the teams played to a 1-1 tie at in front of 6,912 Al Lang Stadium on Saturday night.


October 1, 2016
WRIGHT AGAIN
Vermont Catamount men stop Stony Brook

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Brian Wrightís 106th-minute goal gave the 16th-ranked Vermont menís team a 2-1 extra time win over Stony Brook in both teamsí America East Conference opener Saturday.


October 1, 2016
POSTING A WIN
UConn men blow past Golden Hurricanes

TULSA, Okla. -- Redshirt junior Andrew Geresí 31st-minute goal gave the UConn menís team a 1-0 win over Tulsa in an American Athletic Conference match at Hurricane Stadium Saturday night.


October 1, 2016
UNLUCKY SEVEN
Northeastern men trounced by Tribe

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- The Northeastern menís teamís losing streak stretched to four games after a 7-1 loss to William & Mary in a Colonia Athletic Association match at Albert-Daly Field Saturday night.


October 1, 2016
IN THE NICK OF TIME
Late goals lift Revs over Sporting KC

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--With their backs against the wall and in desperate need of three points to keep their playoff hopes alive, the New England Revolution scored two late goals to claim a vital 3-1 win over Sporting KC at rainy Gillette Stadium Saturday night.


October 1, 2016
HOME NOT SO SWEET
Terrier men tripped by AU

The Boston University menís teamís four-game home winning streak was snapped as the Terriers fell, 2-0, to American in a Patriot League match at Nickerson Field Saturday.


October 1, 2016
FRESHMAN COMBO
Friar men edge Xavier

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Freshman Danny Griffin scored his fourth game-winner as the Providence College menís team took a 2-1 extra time victory over the Xavier Musketeers in a Big East Conference match Saturday.


October 1, 2016
RACING ON
BU Terrier women outpace Greyhounds

BALTIMORE -- Rachel Blauner scored in the 102nd minute as the Boston University womenís team took a 1-0 extra time win over Loyola Maryland Saturday.


October 1, 2016
BATTLING BACK
Crusader men bested by Bucknell Bison

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Holy Cross menís team fell out of the Patriot League lead, absorbing a 2-1 loss to Bucknell at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Saturday.


October 1, 2016
SPOTTING THEM TWO
Big Green women toppled by Tigers

PRINCETON, N.J. -- The Dartmouth womenís team surrendered two goals in the opening seven minutes in falling, 2-0, to Princeton in an Ivy League match Saturday.


September 30, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Spirit advance over Red Stars

WASHINGTON SPIRIT 2, CHICAGO RED STARS 1
BOYDS, Md. Ė Francisca Ordega scored in the 111th minute to give the Washington Spirit a 2-1 overtime win over the Chicago Red Stars in an NWSL Semi-final game at the Maryland SoccerPlex Friday.


September 30, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Villa lifts NYC to top spot in the East

HOUSTON--David Villa scored two second-half goals as New York City FC blanked the Houston Dynamo 2-0 Friday at BBVA Compass Stadium.


September 30, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Champions League check

With one round of games remaining in the CONCACAF Champions League, MLS still has a chance to match last year's performance Ė when for the first time four teams reached the quarterfinals. But it's far from a sure thing.


September 30, 2016
ZEIKO TO THE RESCUE
BC Eagles rally for draw with Cardinals

NEWTON, Mass. -- Zeiko Lewisí 86th-minute goal gave the Boston College Eagles a 1-1 tie with No. 9-ranked Louisville in an Atlantic Coast Conference match at the Newton Campus Field Friday night.


September 30, 2016
SHORT-HANDED VICTORY
NU Husky women stymie Seahawks

WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Goals from sophomore Hannah Rosenblatt and junior Kayla Cappuzzo propelled a short-handed Northeastern women's team to a 2-1 win over UNC Wilmington in a Colonial Athletic Association match at the UNCW Soccer Stadium Friday night.


September 29, 2016
OFF TARGET
UMass women edged by Explorers

PHILADELPHIA -- The UMass womenís team surrendered a 107th-minute goal in falling, 1-0, in extra time to La Salle in both teamís Atlantic 10 Conference opener at McCarthy Stadium Thursday night.


September 29, 2016
BLOWN AWAY
UConn women glide past Golden Hurricane

STORRS, Conn. -- Senior Rachel Hill and redshirt senior Stephanie Ribeiro scored twice as the No. 21 UConn women's team took a 4-2 win over Tulsa in both teamsí American Athletic Conference opener at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Thursday night.


September 29, 2016
IT WAS THEIR DAY
Friar women outduel Musketeers in extra time

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Katie Dayís 97th-minute goal gave the Providence women's team a 2-1 extra time win over Xavier in a Big East Conference match Thursday.


September 28, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Toronto take over 1st place in the East; Fire out of the playoff chase

TORONTO--Orlando City SC lost valuable ground in their hunt for an MLS playoff berth with Wednesday's scoreless draw against Toronto FC at BMO Field.


September 28, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos clip Carolina, stretch lead in standings

NEW YORK COSMOS 2, CAROLINA RAILHAWKS 0
CARY, N.C. -- The New York Cosmos stretched their lead in the Fall Season and Combined standings with a 2-0 victory over the Carolina RailHawks at WakeMed Park Wednesday night.


September 28, 2016
EIGHT WAS ENOUGH
Crusader women battle back against Black Knights

WEST POINT, N.Y. -- The Holy Cross womenís team snapped an eight-match losing streak, rallying for a 1-1 draw with Army West Point in a Patriot League match at Clinton Field Wednesday night.


September 28, 2016
COMING IN THREES
Northeastern Husky men fall to Pride

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- The Northeastern men's team sustained its third successive defeat, a 3-0 loss to the Hofstra Pride in a Colonia Athletic Association match at Parsons Field Wednesday night.


September 28, 2016
MOVING ON
BU Terrier women take second successive win

The Boston University womenís team earned its second successive shutout victory, a 1-0 win over Colgate, in a Patriot League match at Nickerson Field Wednesday night.


September 28, 2016
FRYING THE FRIARS
Thiam goal the difference -- again -- for UConn Huskies

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The UConn menís team topped Providence, 1-0, at Anderson Stadium Wednesday night, extending its winning streak to four straight games.


September 28, 2016
OFFENSIVE STRUGGLES
Friar men halted by UConn Huskies

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College menís team continued to struggle offensively, sustaining a 1-0 loss to Connecticut in a non-conference match at Anderson Stadium Wednesday night.


September 27, 2016
SECOND-HALF RALLY
BU Terrier men clipped by Crimson

ALLSTON, Mass. -- The Boston University men's team rallied late in falling, 3-1, to Harvard in a non-conference match at Jordan Field Tuesday night.


September 27, 2016
HALTED AT HOME
Vermont men drop extra time decision to Hartwick

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Bernard Yeboah moved into second place nationally with his ninth goal of the season, but the 16th-ranked Vermont menís team dropped a 2-1 extra time decision to Hartwick in a non-conference match at Virtue Field Tuesday night.


September 27, 2016
UPS AND DOWNS
Crusader men fall as Brown Bears claw back

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Holy Cross menís team squandered a two-goal advantage, finishing with a numerical disadvantage in falling, 3-2, in overtime to Brown in a non-conference match at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Tuesday night.


September 26, 2016
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies' striker Abdou Mbacke Thiam

The UConn Huskies have had a simple formula for success in the last two seasons Ė find Senegalese striker Abdou Mbacke Thiam in position to score. Thiam has played 29 matches for UConn, converting 17 goals, the Huskies going 11-0-2 when he converts.


September 26, 2016
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies' Stephanie Ribeiro

UConn redshirt senior forward Stephanie Ribeiro did not need long to recover from an injury that caused her to miss the 2014 season. Ribeiro scored seven goals (six game-winners) last year, combining with strike partner Rachel Hill to lead the Huskies to a 19-4-0 record.


September 25, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Portland clinches NWSL Shied

PISCATAWAY, N.J. ĖAllie Long scored two goals and Lindsey Horan added another as the Portland Thorns FC defeated Sky Blue FC 3-1 to capture the NWSL Shield Sunday at Yurcak Field.


September 25, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Kamara bags two in Columbus win over NE

CARSON, Calif.--Jordan Morris and Seattle Sounders FC delayed the LA Galaxy's march to the MLS Cup playoffs for at least a few more days, rallying to defeat their Southern California rivals 4-2 Sunday at the StubHub Center.


September 25, 2016
THE WRONG KAMARA
Ola Kamara dominates as Columbus beats Revs, 2-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio--All the pregame attention was on Kei Kamara on the strikerís return to Columbus for the first time since the May 12 trade that brought the 2015 co-scoring leader to New England, but it was his replacement, another Kamara, who made the difference in Columbus Crew SC's 2-0 win over the Revolution at MAPFRE Stadium Sunday night.


September 25, 2016
BROWN OUT
Big Green women bested by Bears

HANOVER, N.H. -- The Dartmouth womenís teamís three-game winning streak was snapped as the Big Green fell, 1-0, to Brown in both teamsí Ivy League opener at Burnham Field Sunday.


September 25, 2016
STOPPING NO. 6
Friar women halt Hoyas, again

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Providence Friars womenís team held No. 6-ranked Georgetown to a 0-0 draw in both teamsí Big East Conference opener at Shaw Field Sunday.


September 25, 2016
CARDINALS RULE
BC Eagle women victimized by Louisville comeback

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The Boston College womenís team squandered a two-goal advantage in falling, 3-2, in extra time to Louisville in an ACC match at Lynn Stadium Sunday.


September 25, 2016
ANOTHER GAME-WINNER
Husky women slay Dragons on Rosenblatt penalty kick

PHILADELPHIA -- Sophomore Hannah Rosenblattís 94th-minute penalty kick gave the Northeastern Huskies womenís team a 1-0 win in extra time over Drexel in a CAA match at Vidas Field Sunday.


September 25, 2016
STALLED
Catamount women bested by Black Bears

ORONO, Maine -- The Vermont womenís team attack stalled again as the Catamounts sustained a 1-0 loss to Maine in both teamsí America East Conference opener at Mahaney Diamond Sunday.


September 24, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Flash earn final playoff spot

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--- Christen Press, Cara Walls and Sofia Herta all scored as the Chicago Red Stars jumped out to an early lead and cruised to a 3-1 win over the Washington Spirit at Toyota Park Saturday.


September 24, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Three teams through in the East; Manotas nets three for Houston

TORONTO--Justin Morrrow scored in the 70th minute to lift Toronto FC into a 1-1 draw with the Philadelphia Union Saturday at BMO Field.


September 24, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy routs Cosmos, Rowdies top Strikers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. óThe Jacksonville Armada could not hold onto a lead, gave up a late penalty kick and had to settle for a 1-1 draw with Rayo OKC at Community First Park Saturday night.


September 24, 2016
OUT OF THE GATES
Crusader men continue fast start with win over Lehigh

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Junior captain Yuji Callahan, senior Matt Villano and senior Joey DeVivo scored as the Holy Cross menís team defeated Lehigh, 3-1, in the Patriot League season-opener for both teams at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Saturday night.


September 24, 2016
SECOND-HALF COLLAPSE
Northeastern men downed by Delaware

NEWARK, Del. -- The Northeastern men's team lost its second successive game, a 4-0 decision to Delaware in a Colonial Athletic Association match at Stuart & Suzanne Grant Stadium Saturday night.


September 24, 2016
PAYING THE PRICE
Providence men bounced by Bulldogs

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Providence College menís team surrendered two penalty kicks in falling, 2-0, to No. 10-ranked Butler in a Big East Conference match at the Butler Bowl Saturday night.


September 24, 2016
ON A ROLL
UConn men topple Temple

STORRS, Conn. -- Sophomore Abdou Mbacke Thiam scored for the fourth time in three matches as the UConn menís team took a 1-0 win over Temple in both teamsí American Athletic Conference opener before a 4,159 crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Saturday night.


September 24, 2016
LOSING PROPOSITION
Breakers blanked before sellout crowd

ALLSTON, Mass. -- The Boston Breakers ended the season with a 4-0 loss to the Western New York Flash before a 4,027 sellout crowd at Jordan Field Saturday night.


September 24, 2016
PK DECIDER
UMass Minutemen edge Hartford in extra time

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. -- A Ty Goncalves 97th-minute penalty kick gave the UMass men's team a 3-2 extra time win over Hartford in a non-conference match at Al-Marzook Field Saturday night.


September 24, 2016
BESTED BY BISON
Holy Cross Crusader women blanked by Bucknell

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Holy Cross womenís team sustained its eighth successive defeat, a 3-0 loss to Bucknell in a Patriot League match on Alumnae Day at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Saturday.


September 24, 2016
STREAKS INTACT
Catamount men held to draw by Dartmouth

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The Vermont Catamounts men's team squandered a first-half penalty kick and was held to a 1-1 tie by Dartmouth in a non-conference match before an Alumni Weekend 1,710 crowd Saturday.


September 24, 2016
FIGHTING FOR A DRAW
Big Green men gain tie with Vermont

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The Dartmouth menís team held Vermont to a 1-1 draw in a non-conference match Saturday.


September 24, 2016
ONE STREAK STOPS, ONE CONTINUES
BU Terrier women trip American

A 25th-minute Rachel Bloznalis penalty kick helped the Boston University womenís team snap a 10-game losing streak with a 1-0 win over American in a Patriot League match at Nickerson Field Saturday.


September 23, 2016
HENNED IN
Northeastern women edged by Delaware

NEWARK, Del. -- The Northeastern women's team fell, 2-1, in extra time to Delaware in both teamsí Colonial Athletic Asssociation opener at Grant Stadium Friday night.


September 23, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Villa leads NYC past Fire, 4-1

BRONX, NY--A brace from David Villa and strikes from Jefferson Mena and Steven Mendoza powered New York City FC to a 4-1 win over the Chicago Fire Friday night at Yankee Stadium.


September 23, 2016
TARRED AND FEATHERED
BC Eagles crushed by North Carolina

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The Boston College menís team dropped its second successive conference match as the Eagles fell, 5-0, to No. 9-ranked North Carolina in an ACC game at Fetzer Field Friday night.


September 22, 2016
ROUTING THE RAMS
UConn women fly past Fordham

STORRS, Conn. -- Redshirt senior Stephanie Ribeiro scored her NCAA Division 1-leading sixth game-winning goal as the No. 23-ranked UConn women's team took a 4-1 win over Fordham in a non-conference match at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Thursday night.


September 22, 2016
EAGLE RECORD
BC women pound Panthers

NEWTON, Mass. -- McKenzie Meehan set a Boston College scoring record as the Eaglesí womenís team took a 3-0 win over Pittsburgh in an Atlantic Coast Conference match at the Newton Campus Field Thursday night.


September 21, 2016
CHANGING IT UP
Northeastern men walloped by UNH Wildcats

DURHAM, N.H. -- Northeastern men's team coach Chris Gbandi went with a revamped starting lineup, but the changes failed to produce as the Huskies sustained a 3-0 loss to New Hampshire in a non-conference match at Wildcat Stadium Wednesday night.


September 21, 2016
HOME STAND KICKOFF
No. 20 Catamounts close out Minutemen

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The 20th-ranked Vermont menís team held off a UMass rally for a 3-2 win before a crowd of about 900 at Virtue Field Wednesday night.


September 21, 2016
DOMINANCE
UConn men run past Rhode Island Rams

KINGSTON, R.I. -- Sophomore forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam notched his team-leading fifth goal of the season to propel the UConn men's team to a 2-1 victory over Rhode Island at the URI Soccer Complex Wednesday night.


September 21, 2016
ONE-GOAL GAME
Dartmouth men halted by Hartford Hawks

HANOVER, N.H. -- The Dartmouth menís team's defending remained strong, but the Big Green fell to Hartford, 1-0, in a non-conference match at Burnham Field Wednesday night.


September 21, 2016
OVER EARLY
Minutemen rally falls short at Vermont

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The UMass men's team rallied late in the first half but could not overcome a three-goal deficit in falling, 3-2, to No. 20-ranked Vermont at Virtue Field Wednesday night.


September 21, 2016
PREPARED FOR PATRIOT LEAGUE
Crusader men halted by Sacred Heart

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- The Holy Cross Crusaders menís team surrendered two second-half goals to Shaquille Saunchez in falling, 3-1, to Sacred Heart in a non-conference match Wednesday.


September 20, 2016
FIRST BLANKING
Catamount women edged by Big Green

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The Vermont womenís team was shut out for the first time this season in falling, 1-0, to Dartmouth in a non-conference match at Virtue Field Tuesday night.


September 20, 2016
FOLLOWING THE FROSH
BU Terriers blank Brown Bears

Freshman Jerry Ozor sparked the Boston University men's team to a 2-0 win over Brown, the Terriers snapping an eight-match winless streak against the Bears, at Nickerson Field Tuesday night.


September 20, 2016
ONE-GOAL PRIDE
Big Green women clip Catamounts

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The Dartmouth womenís team improved its winning streak to three games, taking a 1-0 victory over Vermont Wednesday night.



September 20, 2016
MAX & ZEIKO SHOW
BC Eagles edge out Albany

NEWTON, Mass. -- Seniors Zeiko Lewis and Maximilian Schulze-Geisthovel scored twice as the Boston College menís team took a 5-3 win over Albany in a non-conference match at the Newton Campus Field Tuesday.


September 19, 2016
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies midfielder Kwame Awuah

The UConn Huskies have featured high-scoring striker prospects in recent years, from the Orlando City SCís Cyle Larin to Abdou Mbacke Thiam. And the player who has set up many of their goals has been senior midfielder Kwame Awuah, who followed Larinís path from Toronto to UConn.


September 19, 2016
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Northeastern Huskies' forward Kayla Cappuzzo

The Northeastern Huskies have been among the most effective teams in New England this month, establishing themselves as number two, behind Boston College, and challenging the Eagles in a head-to-head battle recently. The Huskies have kicked the offense into gear, scoring 15 goals in the last six games. And junior forward Kayla Cappuzzo, the New England Soccer News Women's Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 19, has been a major factor in leading the way.





September 19, 2016
HELLO, COLUMBUS
U.S. opens Hex against Mexico at MAPFRE Stadium

CHICAGO -- The U.S. national team will return to Columbus for the start of the World Cup qualifying Hexagonal, the U.S. Soccer Federation announced Monday.


September 19, 2016
SECOND CHANCE
Crusader men best Bobcats

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Arno Ruppís 89th-minute penalty kick gave the Holy Cross Crusaders menís team a 2-1 win over Quinnipiac at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Saturday night.


September 18, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers, OKC draw 1-1

YUKON, Okla.---Second half goals by Maicon Santos for Fort Lauderdale and Michel for Rayo OKC resulted in a 1-1 tie in front of 1,812 fans at Miller Stadium Sunday night.


September 18, 2016
GOING DUTCH
USWNT improves to 18-0-3 with comeback victory

ATLANTA -- The U.S. Women's National Team improved its record to 18-0-3 this year with a 3-1 victory over The Netherlands before a 15,652 crowd at the Georgia Dome Sunday night.


September 18, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy, Reds rally to draws

KANSAS CITY, Kan.--Showing no signs of rust from his recently-ended retirement, Landon Donovan came off the bench to lift the LA Galaxy into a 2-2 tie with Sporting Kansas City Sunday at Children's Mercy Park.


September 18, 2016
MODEST WIN
PC Friar women pelt UMass

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Rachel Ugolik scored twice as the Providence women's team defeated the University of Massachusetts, 3-0, in a non-conference match Sunday.


September 18, 2016
FALLING TO FRIARS
UMass women blanked by Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The UMass womenís team's winless streak extended to three games with a 3-0 loss to Providence at Chapey Field Sunday night.


September 18, 2016
STREAK ALIVE
Catamount women clip Charleston Southern

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The Vermont women's team improved its winning streak to three games with a 3-1 victory over Charleston Southern Sunday.


September 18, 2016
UNPATRIOTIC RESULT
BU Terrier women blanked by Bucknell

LEWISBURG, Pa. -- The Boston University womenís team lost to a league rival for the first time in nearly two years, falling, 2-0, to Bucknell in both teamsí Patriot League opener Sunday.


September 18, 2016
HUSKY STREAK
Northeastern women knock off New Hampshire

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- Junior Hannah Lopiccolo and senior Breeana Koemans scored in the first half as the Northeastern women's team won for the second successive time, a 2-1 victory over New Hampshire (3-4-2) in a non-conference match at Parsons Field Sunday.


September 17, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Braces for New England's Rowe, Crew SC's Kamara

SEATTLE--Jordan Morris scored in the 81st minute to give Seattle Sounders FC a 1-0 win over Vancouver Whitecaps FC Saturday at CenturyLink Field.


September 17, 2016
POSITIVES
Dartmouth men draw with River Hawks

LOWELL, Mass. -- The Dartmouth menís team surrendered a late first-half penalty kick in playing to a 1-1 draw with UMass Lowell Saturday night.


September 17, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos, Eddies draw stay neck and neck

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. Ė The North American Soccer Leagueís top two sides battled to a stalemate on Saturday night, as the first-place New York Cosmos extended their home unbeaten run to 17 straight matches with a 0-0 result against second-place FC Edmonton at Shuart Stadium.


September 17, 2016
OPENING VICTORY
Northeastern men slay Dragons

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- Christian McKenna and Ackim Mpofu scored their first goals of the season as the Northeastern menís team a 2-0 win over Drexel in both teamsí CAA opener at Parsons Field Saturday night.


September 17, 2016
OUTFOXED
Vermont men victorious over Marist

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Loftur Eriksson converted his second penalty kick of the season in the 85th minute as the Vermont men's team took a 2-1 win over previously-unbeaten Marist in a non-conference match Saturday night.


September 17, 2016
ALIVE AND KICKING
Revolution move into playoff position with win over Montreal

MONTREAL--Behind two goals and an assist from Kelyn Rowe, the New England Revolution edged closer to a place in the postseason with a crucial 3-1 win over conference rival the Montreal Impact at Stade Saputo on Saturday night.


September 17, 2016
EAGLES SEE RED
BC women dropped by Duke

DURHAM, N.C. -- The Boston College womenís team had its seven-game winning streak snapped, playing most of the game with a numerical disadvantage in losing, 3-2, to Duke in both teamsí ACC opener at Koskinen Stadium Saturday night.


September 17, 2016
HE'S BACK AT IT
Thiam scores twice as UConn speeds past Greyhounds

STORRS, Conn. -- Sophomore forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam scored twice and redshirt junior midfielder Andrew Geres had a goal and two assists as the UConn menís team took a 5-1 win over Loyola (Md.) before a 3,666 crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Saturday night.


September 17, 2016
FRIARS DOUSED
Providence men halted by Georgetown Hoyas

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College menís team was shut out for the first time this season, falling, 1-0, to Georgetown in both teamsí Big East Conference opener Saturday night.


September 17, 2016
SENIOR MOMENT
Holy Cross Crusader women lose to Lehigh

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Holy Cross Crusaders womenís team losing streak extended to seven games with a 1-0 defeat to the Lehigh Mountain Hawks in both teamsí Patriot League opener on Senior Day at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Saturday.


September 16, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
DC tie Fire in stoppage time

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--Bobby Boswell headed home a rebound in the second minute of stoppage time to lift DC United into a 2-2 tie with the Chicago Fire Friday night at Toyota Park.


September 16, 2016
OFF THE MARK
BC Eagle men stifled by Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. Ė The No. 15-ranked Boston College menís teamís offense struggled as the Eagles fell, 2-0, to No. 5-rated Syracuse in an ACC match at SU Soccer Stadium Friday night.


September 16, 2016
POSSESSION PAYS OFF
Big Green women defeat Great Danes

HANOVER, N.H. -- First half substitute Bianca Ribi ignited the Dartmouth womenís team offense as the Big Green defeated Albany, 3-1, at Burnham Field Friday night.


September 16, 2016
NOT READY FOR PRIME TIME
Terriers tripped by Princeton Tigers

PRINCETON, N.J. -- The Boston University menís team had an unsuccessful debut on ESPNU-TV, falling, 2-1, to Princeton at Roberts Stadium Friday night.


September 16, 2016
BESTING THE BULLDOGS
Catamount women topple The Citadel

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Junior midfielder Colby Snyder's first collegiate goal gave the Vermont women's team a 1-0 win over The Citadel in a non-conference game at Washington Light Infantry Field Friday.


September 15, 2016
NOT OVER THE HILL
UConn women roll by Red Raiders

HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Senior Rachel Hill scored her 50th career goal as the No. 23 UConn womenís team took a 2-0 win over Colgate at Beyer-Small í76 Field Thursday night.


September 15, 2016
POSITIVE REACTION
Friar women recover, defeat Blue Devils

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- Sophomore Casey Estey had a goal and assist as the Providence womenís team defeated the Central Connecticut Blue Devils, 3-1, Thursday.


September 15, 2016
TAMING THE TERRIERS
Northeastern women blank BU

Goals by Kayla Cappuzzo and Carly Wilhelm gave the Northeastern women's team a 2-0 victory over Boston University at Nickerson Field Thursday night.


September 15, 2016
LESSON NO. 9
BU Terrier women blanked by Northeastern

The Boston University women's team dropped its ninth successive game a 2-0 decision to Northeastern at Nickerson Field Thursday night.


September 15, 2016
BATTLING THE BEARS
UMass women draw with Brown

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The UMass womenís soccer team battled to a 0-0 draw with Brown at Stevenson-Pincince Stadium Thursday night.


September 15, 2016
NINE FOR NO. 9
USWNT bids farewell to Heather O'Reilly

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The U.S. Womenís National Team celebrated Heather OíReillyís farewell game with a 9-0 victory over Thailand at Mapfre Stadium Thursday night.


September 15, 2016
GONE FISHING
FC Dallas signs Carlos (El Pescadito) Ruiz

FC Dallas signed Guatemalan forward Carlos Ruiz through the end of the Major League Soccer season, pending receipt of his ITC, the club announced Thursday.


September 14, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cvitanich helps Miami FC sneak into second place

MIAMI -- Dario Cvitanich scored seconds after entering the match as a second half substitute to give Miami FC a 1-0 win over the Carolina RailHawks at FIU Stadium Wednesday night.


September 14, 2016
LUCKY SEVENS
BC Eagle women fly past Blackbirds

NEWTON, Mass. -- The No. 16-ranked Boston College womenís team improved its winning streak to seven games with a 2-0 victory over Long Island in a non-conference match at the Newton Campus Field Wednesday.


September 14, 2016
DYNAMIC DUO
Wright, Yeboah lead way as Catamounts best Bryant in OT

SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- Brian Wright and Bernard Yeboah, the NCAAís highest-scoring duo, combined on two goals as Vermont took a 3-2 extra time win over Bryant Wednesday night.


September 13, 2016
END OF THE LINE
Revs fall to FC Dallas in US Open Cup Final

FRISCO, Texas -- FC Dallas took the first step toward its goal of a triple with a 4-2 victory over the New England Revolution in the U.S. Open Cup final at Toyota Stadium Tuesday night.


September 13, 2016
TWO-MAN ADVANTAGE
BU Terriers trip Northeastern

The Boston University menís team, playing with a two-man advantage for most of the match, cruised to a 3-0 victory over Northeastern at Nickerson Field Tuesday night.


September 13, 2016
NO. 1 CHALLENGE
UConn Huskies take Fighting Irish to OT before falling

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- UConn menís team pushed No. 1-ranked Notre Dame nearly to the limit in falling, 1-0, in extra time at Alumni Stadium Tuesday night.


September 13, 2016
DISADVANTAGED
Northeastern Huskies blanked by BU

The Northeastern men's team, playing most of the match with a two-man disadvantage, fell, 3-0, to Boston University at Nickerson Field Tuesday night.


September 13, 2016
LAST-SECOND LOSS
Minuteman downed by Great Danes

AMHERST, Mass. -- The UMass menís team surrendered a 90th-minute goal in falling, 2-1, to Albany at Rudd Field Tuesday.


September 13, 2016
EXPANSION DRAFT DETAILS
Atlanta, Minnesota will pick 5 players apiece

Major League Soccer Tuesday announced the details for the expansion draft as Atlanta United and Minnesota United FC prepare for their inaugural seasons in the league next year.


September 12, 2016
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Providence Friars midfielder Danny Griffin

The Providence Friars have recovered from a slow start to the season with four consecutive victories. And freshman midfielder Danny Griffin has been playing a key role in the Friar revival, scoring the game-winning goal in three successive matches.


September 12, 2016
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
BC Eagles forward McKenzie Meehan

McKenzie Meehan has been rewriting the Boston College record book since last season. Meehan made a spectacular recovery from an Achilles tendon injury to score 17 goals as a redshirt junior, and is on pace to surpass her career-high 20-goal total as a graduate student this year.


September 11, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Thorns clinch home-field advantage before 21,144 crowd

The Portland Thorns clinched a first-round home playoff match with a 3-2 victory over the Western New York Flash before a 21,144 sellout crowd at Providence Park Sunday night.


September 11, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
DC rallies against Red Bulls; Dos Santos paces Galaxy

HARRISON, NJ--DC United trailed by two in the 88th minute, but rallied to a dramatic 2-2 draw with the New York Red Bulls Sunday afternoon at Red Bull Arena.


September 11, 2016
STORMY DEFEAT
Crusaders blanked by St. John's

QUEENS, N.Y. -- The Holy Cross menís team held off St. Johnís until the second half in falling, 2-0, to the Red Storm at Belson Stadium Sunday night.


September 11, 2016
DASHED AGAIN
Carli Lloyd scores twice as Breakers' winless streak stretches to four

HOUSTON, Texas -- The Boston Breakersí winless streak stretched to four games with a 4-1 loss to the Houston Dash before a 6,107 crowd at BBVA Compass Stadium Sunday night.


September 11, 2016
550 WINS
UConn crushes Stony Brook

STORRS, Conn. -- Len Tsantiris recorded his 550th coaching win as the No. 17 UConn women's team took a 4-1 victory over Stony Brook at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Sunday.


September 11, 2016
RALLYING LATE
Crusader women clipped by UNH

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Holy Cross womenís team sustained its sixth successive defeat, a 3-2 loss to New Hampshire at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Sunday.


September 11, 2016
EIGHTH IN A ROW
Terriers hammered by Hokies

BLACKSBURG, Va. -- The Boston University women's team sustained its eighth successive defeat, a 3-0 loss to No. 18 Virginia Tech at Thompson Field Sunday.


September 11, 2016
STREAK FINISHED
Friar women crushed by Crimson

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College women's teamís four-game winning streak was snapped as the Friars fell, 3-1, to Harvard Sunday.


September 11, 2016
CLASSIC VICTORS
Catamount streak ends with loss to VCU

RICHMOND, Va. -- The No. 23-ranked Vermont menís team dropped a 2-1 decision to Virginia Commonwealth Sunday, but captured the ODU Soccer Classic title.


September 11, 2016
FAIR ENOUGH
Big Green women knock off Knights

HANOVER, N.H. -- Charlotte Esty scored her third goal of the season to propel the Dartmouth womenís team past Fairleigh Dickinson, 1-0, at Burnham Field Sunday.


September 11, 2016
NEAR UPSET
Northeastern women put scare into BC

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- The Northeastern womenís team came within seconds of upsetting Boston College, before falling, 2-1, in overtime at Parsons Field Sunday.


September 11, 2016
CHIPPED DOWN
UMass women stopped by Central Michigan

AMHERST, Mass. -- The UMass womenís team produced more shots than Central Michigan, but fell, 3-1, to the Chippewas at Rudd Field Sunday.


September 11, 2016
EAGLE RALLY
BC women edge Northeastern for sixth straight win

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- McKenzie Meehan headed in her seventh goal of the season in the 102nd minute as the Boston College womenís team improved its winning streak to six games with a 2-1 overtime victory over Northeastern at Parsons Field Sunday.


September 11, 2016
TWO MORE
Catamount women claw Bulldogs

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Freshman Julia Smith notched two goals to lift the Vermont Catamounts womenís team to a 2-1 win over Yale at Virtue Field Sunday.


September 11, 2016
FRIARS STAY HOT
PC captures Capital City Classic

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College menís team notched its fourth straight victory with a 2-0 blanking of Georgia State at Chapey Field in the R.I. Capital City Classic Sunday.


September 10, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Rapids hand FCD a rare home loss; Toronto moves to the top of the East

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Vancouver Whitecaps FC shook off a 90-minute pregame weather delay and an early goal by Ola Kamara, going on to defeat Columbus Crew SC 3-1 Saturday night at MAPFRE Stadium.


September 10, 2016
STOPPED BY STAGS
Northeastern men fall to Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- The Northeastern menís team surrendered a penalty kick early in the second half in falling, 2-1, to Fairfield Saturday night.


September 10, 2016
ACC DEBUT
BC men blank Blue Devils

NEWTON, Mass. -- Swedish forward Simon Enstromís 51st-minute goal gave the Boston College menís team a 1-0 win over Duke in both teams' ACC opener at the Newton Campus Field Saturday night.


September 10, 2016
HOME WIN
BU Terriers topple Minutemen

Patriot League preseason Midfielder of the Year Anthony Viteri scored his second goal of the season in the 39th minute to lead the Boston University men's team to a 2-1 victory over UMass at Nickerson Field Saturday night.


September 10, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos blank Loons, solidify lead

David Diosa provided the offense and Jimmy Maurer supplied the key defensive stops to lead the New York Cosmos to a 1-0 win over Minnesota United at Shuart Stadium Saturday night.


September 10, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Sky Blue gets past Orlando 2-1

ORLANDO---Sky Blue FC got second half goals from Sam Kerr and Maya Hayes to defeat the Orlando Pride 2-1 at Camping World Stadium Saturday. Kristen Edmonds had given the Pride a 1-0 first half lead.


September 10, 2016
DOMINANT PERFORMANCE
Revs romp past NYC, 3-1

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--With their backs against the wall, the New England Revolution took a big step back toward playoff contention on Saturday night with an impressive 3-1 victory over first-place NYCFC at Gillette Stadium.


September 10, 2016
TRIPPED BY TERRIERS
UMass Minutemen winless streak continues

BOSTON -- The UMass menís teamís winless streak stretched to five games with a 2-1 loss to Boston University at Nickerson Field Saturday.


September 10, 2016
HOYA REMATCH
UConn Huskies downed by Georgetown

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The UConn menís team dropped a 1-0 decision to the Georgetown Hoyas in the Huskiesí first away game of the season at Shaw Field Saturday.


September 10, 2016
MLS INFORMER
City of roses, not of soccer

Someone at the Portland Oregonian can't read a map. At least that's one way to explain how the newspaper rated arch-rival city Seattle as the No. 1 soccer town in the United States.


September 9, 2016
CAPITAL PERFORMANCE
Friar men fire past SMU Mustangs

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Danny Griffin scored the deciding goal for the second successive game as the Providence menís team took a 1-0 win over SMU in the opener of the RI Capital City Classic Friday night.


September 9, 2016
CRUSADER RALLY
Holy Cross men knock off UNH

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Joey DeVivo scored his 20th career goal as the Holy Cross menís team took a 3-1 win over New Hampshire at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Friday night.


September 9, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo rally against SKC

KANSAS CITY, Kan.--Raul Rodriguez scored in the fourth minute of stoppage time to lift the Houston Dynamo into a 3-3 tie with Sporting Kansas City Friday night at Children's Mercy Park.


September 9, 2016
TRANSITIONING
Catamount men stretch streak to five

NORFOLK, Va. -- The Vermont men's team continued its strong start to the season, taking a 3-1 win over Old Dominion to open the ODU Soccer Classic at the ODU Soccer Complex Friday night.


September 9, 2016
ALL THE LITTLE THINGS
Big Green women stopped by Central Michigan

HANOVER, N.H. -- The Dartmouth womenís teamís home unbeaten streak ended at two games after a 1-0 loss to Central Michigan at Burnham Field Friday night.


September 9, 2016
LATE PK
Vermont Catamount women draw with Siena

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The Vermont womenís team surrendered a 90th-minute penalty kick in playing to a 1-1 extra time tie with Siena at Virtue Field Friday night.


September 9, 2016
SEVEN DOWN
BU Terrier women defeated by Dukes

BLACKSBURG, Va. -- The Boston University womenís teamís losing streak stretched to seven games with a 2-0 defeat against James Madison at Thompson Field Friday night.


September 9, 2016
A HEAD'S UP EDUCATION
NSCAA to give briefing on teaching of safer heading on Capitol Hill

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America will lead an educational briefing on teaching safer heading in soccer with Rep. Tom Rooney (R-Florida), co-chair of the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force, at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C. Tuesday.


September 8, 2016
THEY'RE NO. 1
UConn Husky women stopped by Seminoles

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The No. 17 UConn womenís teamís two-game winning streak was stopped in a 3-0 loss to No. 1 Florida State at the Seminole Soccer Complex Thursday night.


September 8, 2016
DIFFICULT RESULT
Friar women down Brown, extend streaks

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College womenís team took a 1-0 win over Brown Thursday night, the Friars extending streaks to four consecutive wins and 360 shutout minutes.



FIVE DOWN
Crusader women hammered by Huskies

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- The Holy Cross Crusaders womenís team lost its fifth successive game, a 4-0 defeat to Northeastern at Parsons Field Thursday night.


September 8, 2016
ON THE BOARD FIRST
Northeastern women crush Crusaders

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- Junior Kayla Cappuzzo notched her first collegiate two-goal game as the Northeastern women's team took a 4-0 win over Holy Cross at Parson Field Thursday night.


September 8, 2016
TOUGH LOSS
Big Green men winless streak continues against Washington

HANOVER, N.H. -- The Dartmouth menís team winless streak stretched to three games with a 1-0 loss to Washington in the Big Greenís home opener before a 1,210 crowd at Burnham Field Thursday night.


September 8, 2016
SPECIAL DAY
USWNT honoring Heather O'Reilly

CHICAGO -- Heather OíReillyís final game for the U.S. Women's National Team will be against Thailand at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, at 8 p.m. Sept. 15 (ESPN2), it was announced Thursday. O'Reilly, who announced her retirement from international soccer last week, will serve as captain and will be honored before the match, her 231st for the team.


September 8, 2016
A NEW GALAXY QUEST
Report: Donovan un-retires, to return to LA

Landon Donovan is coming back -- to the LA Galaxy. The Los Angeles Times reported Thursday that the former U.S. international midfielder-forward is returning to the Major League Soccer team. Sportswriter Kevin Baxter cited two sources that the 34-year-old would be returning to the club.


September 7, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Spirit plays anthem early, then clinches home field

The first-place Washington Spirit clinched the home field for its playoff opener with a 2-1 win over the Seattle Reign at the Maryland SoccerPlex Wednesday night, also attracting attention by playing the national anthem early because of Reign midfielder Megan Rapinoeís intention to kneel during the ceremony.


September 7, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Rivas leads Lions; Plata powers RSL comeback

MONTREAL--Kaka scored twice and Carlos Rivas had a goal and two assists as Orlando City SC steamrolled the Montreal Impact 4-1 Wednesday at Stade Saputo.


September 7, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Ottawa extends string to four with 0-0 tie

BAYAMON, Puerto Rico - Ottawa Fury FC extended their unbeaten streak to four games as they played to a 0-0 draw with Puerto Rico FC at Estadio Juan Ramůn Loubriel Wednesday night.


September 7, 2016
CELLAR DWELLERS
Breakers hold on, draw with Flash

ALLSTON, Mass. -- The Boston Breakers were assured of last place in the NWSL standings after a 2-2 tie with the Western New York Flash before a 1,425 crowd at Jordan Field Wednesday night.


September 7, 2016
EAGLES FLYING
BC women hammer Harvard

NEWTON, Mass. -- McKenzie Meehan continued her scoring streak as the Boston College womenís team took a 3-0 win over Harvard in a non-conference match at the Newton Soccer Field Wednesday night.


September 6, 2016
BEST SINCE '07
Crusader men shut out Siena

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Holy Cross menís team took a 5-0 win over Siena at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Tuesday night as the Crusaders matched their best start to the season since 2007.


September 6, 2016
HEX IS NEXT
Altidore, Pulisic set records as U.S. shuts out Soca Warriors

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jozy Altidore set a U.S. World Cup qualifying record with his 15th and 16th goals, and Christian Pulisic became the youngest player to start in a qualifier for the team as the U.S. took a 4-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago before a 19,410 crowd at Everbank Stadium Tuesday night.


September 6, 2016
DOWNED AT HOME
Minutemen mauled by Wildcats

AMHERST, Mass. -- The UMass men's team squandered a second-half lead in falling, 4-1, to New Hampshire at Rudd Field Tuesday.


September 6, 2016
PRIME TIME VIEWING
Playoffs, MLS Cup dates set

NEW YORK -- The MLS Cup final will be shown in a Saturday night prime time network television slot for the first time, the league announced Tuesday.


September 5, 2016
SUBS SEAL IT
UConn Huskies bounce Big Red

STORRS, Conn. -- Second-half substitutes Andrew Geres and Nick Zuniga provided the goals as the No. 14 UConn Huskies men's team took a 2-0 win over Cornell before a 2,800 crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Monday night.


September 5, 2016
TALE OF THE TAILGATE
Terriers bested by Bearcats in 90th minute

A last-second own goal sent the Boston University womenís team to its sixth successive loss, a 2-1 decision against the Cincinnati Bearcats in the Terrier Tailgate game before a 1,949 crowd at Nickerson Field Monday night.


September 5, 2016
TALE OF THE TAILGATE
Terriers bested by Bearcats in 90th minute

A last-second own goal sent the Boston University womenís team to its sixth successive loss, a 2-1 decision against the Cincinnati Bearcats in the Terrier Tailgate game before a 1,949 crowd at Nickerson Field Monday night.


September 5, 2016
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Vermont Catamount forward Brian Wright

Canadian senior forward Brian Wright could not have had a much more productive start to the Vermont Catamount season. Wright has been involved in all but one goal as Vermont has won its opening four games by an 11-2 margin.


September 5, 2016
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Boston College Eagles forward McKenzie Meehan

The Boston College Eagles have not been overly dependent on senior forward McKenzie Meehan to win this season. The Eagles improved to 5-0-1 with victories over Cincinnati (2-0) Friday and Pacific (5-1) Sunday. Though Meehan scored in both matches, improving her goal-scoring streak to four games, she did not add to her BC record-equaling 16 game-winning goals.


September 4, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Thorns trounce Breakers

The Portland Thorns pulled within four points of first place with a 5-1 victory over the Boston Breakers before a 17,152 crowd at Providence Park Sunday night.


September 4, 2016
FROSH POWER
Dartmouth women spin Gardner Webb

WINSTON SALEM, N.C. -- Freshmen Charlotte Esty and Zoe Enright scored as the Dartmouth womenís team defeated Gardner Webb, 2-0, in the Deacon Challenge Tournament Sunday.


September 4, 2016
PRICKLY DEFEAT
Breakers trounced by Thorns

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Boston Breakers sustained their second successive defeat, falling, 5-1, to the Portland Thorns before a 17,152 crowd at Providence Park Sunday night.


September 4, 2016
EDGED BY RAMS
Vermont Catamount women fall in overtime

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The Vermont womenís teamís two-game winning streak was snapped as the Catamounts fell, 2-1, in overtime to Rhode Island at Virtue Field Sunday night.


September 4, 2016
FIVE FOR FRIARS
PC women rout Red Raiders

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College womenís team scored four second-half goals in downing Colgate, 5-0, in a non-conference match Sunday.


September 4, 2016
EAGLES DOWNED
BC men fall to Villanova Wildcats

NEWTON, Mass. -- Senior Maximilian Schulze-Geisthovel improved his scoring streak to four games, but the Boston College menís team surrendered a late goal in falling, 2-1, to Villanova at the Newton Campus Field Sunday.


September 4, 2016
CLASSIC VICTORY
Vermont Catamounts blast LIU Brooklyn

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Brian Wright scored a goal and added two assists as Vermont took a 3-0 victory over reigning NEC champion LIU Brooklyn 3-0 to win the Peter Baldwin Memorial Classic Sunday.


September 4, 2016
TRIP SPLIT
Northeastern men tripped by Temple

PHILADELPHIA -- The Northeastern men's team finished with a road trip split, falling to Temple, 3-0, at the Temple Sports Complex Sunday.


September 4, 2016
DEFEATING THE DEVILS
UConn women stop Central Connecticut State

STORRS, Conn. -- Rachel Hill and Stephanie Ribeiro scored as the No. 18 UConn women's team took a 2-1 win over Central Connecticut State at Morrone Stadium Sunday.


September 4, 2016
RIDING TO A FOURTH
Eagles trounce UOP Tigers

NEWTON, Mass. -- Freshman Jenna Bike scored once and set up three goals as the Boston College womenís team took a 5-1 win over Pacific in a non-conference match at the Newton Soccer Field Sunday.


September 4, 2016
CORNERED BY HAWKS
Northeastern women stopped by St. Joe's

PHILADELPHIA -- The Northeastern womenís team surrendered two goals on corner kicks in falling, 2-1, to Saint Josephís at Sweeney Field Sunday.


September 3, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Spirit clinches playoff place

The Washington Spirit remained in first place in the NWSL standings, clinching a playoff berth with a 1-1 tie with the Western New York Flash before a 4,572 crowd at the Maryland SoccerPlex Saturday night.


September 3, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
BWP lifts Red Bulls; Dallas pads lead in the West

VANCOUVER--Bradley Wright-Phillips scored the only goal the New York Red Bulls needed to edge Vancouver Whitecaps FC 1-0 Saturday at BC Place.


September 3, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
No goals, but Cosmos increase lead

The first-place New York Cosmos played to a 0-0 draw with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers at Central Broward Stadium Saturday night, increasing their lead to three points in the Fall Season standings.


September 3, 2016
RUNNING THE RAPIDS
Revs blank Colorado, 2-0

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.-- The New England Revolution snapped a six-game winless run in convincing fashion with a critical 2-0 interconference victory over the visiting Colorado Rapids at Gillette Stadium Saturday night.


September 3, 2016
HOME-OPENING DRAW
UMass men held by St. Peter's

AMHERST, Mass. -- The UMass men's team and Saint Peter's battled to a 1-1 draw in the Minutemen's home-opener at Rudd Field Saturday.


September 3, 2016
OFF THE BENCH
UMass blanks Black Bears, 1-0

AMHERST, Mass. -- Junior forward Gabriela Kenyon scored seconds afer entering the match as a first-half substitute as the UMass women's team took a 1-0 win over Maine at Rudd Field Saturday.


September 2, 2016
NCAA FEEL
Dartmouth men open with draw at Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Dartmouth menís team played to a 1-1 overtime draw with No. 17 Kentucky in its season-opener Friday night.


September 2, 2016
FIRST FOR FRIARS
PC men clip Crusaders, 2-1

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Julian Gresselís 57th-minute free kick gave the Providence Friars men's team a 2-1 win over Holy Cross, 2-1, at Chapey Field Friday night.


September 2, 2016
FIRST WIN
Northeastern Huskies halt Hawks

PHILADELPHIA -- Chris Gbandi guided Northeastern menís team to its first victory since he became coach this season, a 1-0 overtime victory over Saint Josephís Friday night.


September 2, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Edmonton comes back for 2-2 draw

OTTAWA, ON - Darryl Fordyce scored two goals to help FC Edmonton come from behind in a 2-2 draw with Ottawa Fury FC at TD Place Friday.


September 2, 2016
HALF CENTURY
BC women blank Bearcats

NEWTON, Mass. -- McKenzie Meehan scored her 50th career goal as the Boston College Eagles womenís team took a 2-0 victory over Cincinnati at the Newton Campus Field Friday night.


September 2, 2016
DEADLY DUO
Catamount men stifle Sacred Heart

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Bernard Yeboah and Brian Wright combined for all three goals as the Vermont menís team blanked Sacred Heart, 3-0, in the Peter Baldwin Memorial Classic Friday night.


September 2, 2016
NOT IN THE CARDS
UConn crashes to Louisville at home

STORRS, Conn. -- The No. 14 UConn men's team fell, 2-0, to Louisville before a 4,300 crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Friday night, snapping a seven-match home winning streak.


September 2, 2016
THREE GAME-WINNERS
UConn Huskies score early, top Pacific

STORRS, Conn. -- Redshirt senior Stephanie Ribeiroís tallied her third game-winning goal of the season in the third minute as the No. 18 UConn womenís team topped Pacific, 1-0,
at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Friday.


September 2, 2016
CLINCHING, DELAYED
Ruiz's late goal lifts Guatemala to tie with T&T; USA needs at least draw with Soca Warriors to reach hex

Carlos Ruiz has always been a thorn in many a CONCACAF side, including the United States. On Friday night, El Pescadito -- the Little Fish -- made life just a little more difficult for the Americans even when he did not play against them.


September 2, 2016
SETUP MAN
BC Eagles halt Hofstra Pride

NEWTON, Mass. -- Zeiko Lewis set up both goals as the Boston College menís team took a 2-0 win over Hofstra in a non-conference match at the Newton Campus Field Friday.


September 2, 2016
QUICK STRIKES
Northeastern women edge past Explorers

PHILADELPHIA -- Redshirt junior Taylor Caparo scored twice and sophomore Hannah Rosenblatt netted an 84th-minute game-winner as the Northeastern women's team took a 4-3 win over La Salle at McCarthy Stadium Friday night.


September 2, 2016
HEATING UP
USMNT strides towards Hex with six-goal win

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent and the Grenadines -- The U.S. Menís National Team shut out St. Vincent and the Grenadines, 6-0, at the Arnos Vale Sports Complex Friday, closing in on advancement to the Hexagonal and moving into position to capture first place in Group C in CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying.


September 1, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Lampard steals the show as NYC nips DC United in stoppage time

BRONX, NY---Frank Lampard entered Thursday night's game at Yankee Stadium with 300 goals. He left with 302, including the stoppage-time clincher to give New York City FC a 3-2 win over DC United.


September 1, 2016
TOPPING THE TERRIERS
Friar women snap losing streak against BU

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Junior Juliana Pellegrini scored the first two goals of her collegiate career as the Providence College women's team defeated Boston University, 2-0, at Chapey Field Thursday night.


September 1, 2016
SHOOTING BLANKS
BU Terriers fall to Friars, losing streak at five

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Boston University Terriers womenís team controlled possession but fell, 2-0, to Providence in a non-conference match at Chapey Field Tuesday night.


September 1, 2016
LAST CAP
Heather O'Reilly to play final USWNT game Sept. 15

CHICAGO - After not making the 2016 Olympic Team, the hand writing was probably on the wall for Heather O'Reilly, who announced her retirement from international soccer on Thursday.


August 31, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Lloyd, Houston dash by Breakers

The Houston Dash snapped the Boston Breakersí two-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory before a 3,762 crowd at Jordan Field Wednesday night.


August 31, 2016
LOSING WAYS
Breakers' win streak snapped by Dash

ALLSTON, Mass. -- The Boston Breakersí two-game winning streak was snapped as they fell, 3-1, to the Houston Dash in a NWSL game before a 3,762 crowd at Jordan Field Wednesday night.


August 31, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eighth time a charm for Cosmos

The New York Cosmos needed eight tries to finally record a victory over the Indy Eleven, a 3-0 decision at Shuart Stadium Wednesday night taking the Cosmos to the top of the NASL Fall Season standings.


August 31, 2016
AFCON CALL-UP
Revolution's Kamara joining Sierra Leone

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Revolution forward Kei Kamara has been called in by the Sierra Leone national team for a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match against Ivory Coast on Saturday.


August 31, 2016
SEE IT HERE
Solo's reaction about her suspension

When she was told that her contract with the federation had been terminated and she had been suspended for six months by U.S. Soccer, goalkeeper Hope Solo told her husband Jerramy Stevens, "Seventeen f****** years, and it's over!"


August 30, 2016
THE SOLO SAGA CONTINUES
Hope Solo quits Reign for rest of NWSL season

Don't expect Hope Solo to call any opponents "cowards" any time soon. Solo, who has been suspended from the U.S. women's national team for critical comments of Sweden after the Americans were eliminated at the Rio Olympics, Tuesday quit the Seattle Reign for the remainder of the NWSL season.



SWISS VISIT
USWNT sets October matches in Utah, Minnesota

CHICAGO -- The U.S. Women's National Team will play two games against Switzerland, U.S. Soccer announced Tuesday.


August 29, 2016
THEY'RE ALL WRIGHT
Duo leads way as Vermont blanks Blue Devils

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- The Brian Wright-Bernard Yeboah combination led the Vermont Catamounts menís team to a 2-0 win over Central Connecticut State at the CCSU Soccer Field Monday night.


August 29, 2016
BREAKER SIGNING
Strom earns first team contract

The Boston Breakers have signed defender Kylie Strom, the team announced Monday.


August 29, 2016
WAIVED
Revolution send away Sambinha

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have waived Guinea Bissau national team defender Sambinha, the team announced Monday.


August 29, 2016
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies' Abdou Mbacke Thiam

Abdou Mbacke Thiam did not wait long to make his mark this season, scoring 57 seconds into the UConn Huskiesí first game. Thiam, the New England Soccer News Men's Player of the Week for the week ending Aug. 28, converted the opening goal in a 3-1 win over Iona and a penalty kick in a 2-0 victory over Nebraska-Omaha.


August 29, 2016
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Boston College Eagles' McKenzie Meehan

McKenzie Meehan is continuing to add to her Boston College Eaglesí goal-scoring record totals. Meehan, who set the BC record last season, has totaled 49 goals in the three-plus seasons.


August 29, 2016
SELLOUT CROWD
UConn men blank Mavericks before 5,100

STORRS, Conn. -- Abdou Mbacke Thiam converted a penalty kick midway through the second half as the No. 16 UConn men's team topped Nebraska-Omaha, 2-0, before a 5,100 sellout crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Sunday night.


August 28, 2016
BIG GREEN WIN
Dartmouth women glide past Gaels

HANOVER, N.H. -- The Dartmouth womenís team remained unbeaten, defeating Iona, 3-0, at Burnham Field Sunday.


August 28, 2016
INITIAL VICTORY
Providence women blank Black Bears

SACO, Maine -- The Providence College womenís team topped Maine, 1-0, in a non-conference match at Thornton Academy Sunday.


August 28, 2016
SPECTACULAR LOSS
Gressel goal not enough for Friars

CLEMSON, S.C. -- The Providence College menís team rallied on a spectacular late Julian Gressel goal in falling, 2-1, to No. 3 Clemson in a non-conference match Sunday.
Diego Campos netted in the 31st and 60th minutes.


August 28, 2016
STAYING UNBEATEN
BC Eagle women blank BU Terriers

The Boston College Eagles womenís team remained unbeaten, taking a 3-0 victory over the BU Terriers in a non-conference match at Nickerson Field Sunday night.


August 28, 2016
TRENDING SLOW
Terrier women blanked by BC Eagles

The Boston University Terriers womenís team continued a trend for slow starts to the season, remaining winless after a 3-0 loss to Boston College in a non-conference match at Nickerson Field Sunday night.


August 28, 2016
DELAYED REACTION
Northeastern women tripped by Texas Tech

LUBBOCK, Texas -- The Northeastern womenís team stayed even for most of the match with No. 16 Texas Tech before falling, 2-0, in a non-conference game delayed for two hours because of lightning at the John Walker Complex Sunday night.


August 28, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Breakers blank FC Kansas City 2-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Boston Breakers took a 2-0 win over FC Kansas City, improving their winning streak to two games, at Swope Soccer Village Sunday night


August 28, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Pair of ties close weekend

OTTAWA---The Ottawa Fury and Indy Eleven exchanged second half goals as the teams played to a a1-1 draw at TD Place on Sunday.


August 28, 2016
RETURN ENGAGEMENT
With Dempsey sidelined, an in-form Altidore ready to go for USA in World Cup qualifying

As one American striker has been forced to sidelines prior to next month's World Cup qualifiers, another is raring to go to prove himself.


August 28, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Wright-Phillips makes it a 3-way race for the Golden Boot

HARRISON, NJ-- Bradley Wright-Phillips' lightning 55th-minute volley gave the New York Red Bulls a 1-0 victory over the punchless New England Revolution Sunday at Red Bull Arena.


August 28, 2016
HOME STREAK SNAPPED
UConn women stopped by Scarlet Knights

STORRS, Conn. -- The No. 10 UConn women's team fell to No. 22 Rutgers, 2-0, at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Sunday.


August 28, 2016
BREAKTHROUGH
Schoepfer, Mewis lead Breakers past FC Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Boston Breakers took a 2-0 win over FC Kansas City, improving their winning streak to two games, at Swope Soccer Village Sunday night.


August 28, 2016
INITIAL WIN
Friar women battle to victory over Black Bears

SACO, Maine -- The Providence College womenís team topped Maine, 1-0, in a non-conference match at Thornton Academy Sunday.


August 28, 2016
RALLYING FRIARS
Providence tripped by Clemson Tigers

CLEMSON, S.C. -- The Providence College menís team rallied on a late Julian Gressel goal in falling, 2-1, to No. 3 Clemson in a non-conference match Sunday.


August 28, 2016
ON THE WING
BC Eagles topple Terriers, 3-2

NEWTON, Mass. -- Swedish sophomore Simon Enstromís first goal of the season as the Boston College menís team took a 3-2 win over Boston University in a non-league match at the Newton Campus Field Sunday.



CLASSIC WIN
Catamounts edge Manhattan, finish second

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Freshman Julia Smith scored her second goal in as many games, lifting Vermont to a 1-0 win over Manhattan in the annual TD Bank Classic at Virtue Field Sunday.


August 28, 2016
TWO TOO MUCH
Minutemen clipped by Colgate

HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Two goals in a two-minute span of the second half were too much for the UMass Minutemen to overcome in a 2-0 loss to Colgate in a non-conference match Sunday.


August 28, 2016
THREE AND OUT
UMass women shut out by South Florida

TAMPA, Fla. -- The University of Massachusetts womenís team surrendered two second-half penalty kicks in falling, 3-0, to the No. 23 South Florida Bulls in a non-conference match Sunday.


August 28, 2016
COMING UP SHORT
Revolution edged 1-0 by Red Bulls

HARRISON, NJ--A misfiring attack, and Bradley Wright-Phillips' lightning 55th-minute volley, doomed the New England Revolution to a 1-0 loss to the New York Red Bulls Sunday at Red Bull Arena.


August 27, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Hat trick for DC's Mullins, brace for Barrios as Dallas beats Houston

WASHINGTON, DC---Patrick Mullins scored three goals as DC United trounced the Chicago Fire 6-2 at R.F.K. Stadium Saturday night.


August 27, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos rout RailHawks, capture league lead

The New York Cosmos moved into first place in the Fall Standings as Juan Arango and Jairo Arrieta scored twice in a 6-1 win over the Carolina RailHawks at Shuart Stadium Saturday night.


August 27, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Red Stars, Reign score 3-1 wins

SEATTLE--- Manon Melis scored two goals to lead the Seattle Reign to a 3-1 win over the Portland Thorns FC in front of 5,888 at Memorial Stadium Saturday.


August 26, 2016
PICKING IT UP
UConn men capture another opener

STORRS, Conn. -- Sophomore forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam picked up where he left off last season, scoring a goal less than a minute into the match as the No. 16 UConn men's team cruised to a 3-1 victory over Iona in both teamsí season-opener before a 3,714 crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Friday night.


August 26, 2016
THREE FOR THREE
UConn women clip Crimson, stay unbeaten

ALLSTON, Mass. -- Two goals from senior Rachel Hill led the No. 10 UConn womenís team to a 3-1 win over Harvard in a non-conference match at Jordan Field Friday night.


August 26, 2016
LATE DECIDER
Friars open with OT loss to Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College men's team surrendered a 109th-minute goal in falling, 2-1, in overtime to Rhode Island in both teamsí season-opener at Chapey Field Friday night.


August 26, 2016
RARE OPENER
Holy Cross men hold on to defeat Hartford Hawks

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Matt Villano scored in the 84th minute to give the Holy Cross menís team a 2-1 win over Hartford, the Crusadersí first season-opening win since 2008, at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Friday night.


August 26, 2016
SECOND-HALF STRUGGLE
UMass men shut out by Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The UMass menís team started strong, but struggled in the second half of a 3-0 loss to No. 6 Syracuse in both teamsí season-opener at the SU Soccer Complex Friday night.


August 26, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
RSL edge Rapids to take Rocky Mountain Cup

SANDY, Utah--Yura Movsisyan scored on both sides of halftime to lift Real salt Lake into a 2-1 win over the Colorado Rapids Friday at Rio Tinto Stadium.


August 26, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Spirit edge Pride 2-1

ORLANDO--- Cheyna Williams and Christine Nairn scored to lead the Washington Spirit to a 2-1 win over the Orlando Pride at Camping World Stadium Friday night.


August 26, 2016
NO QUALIFIERS FOR HIM
Irregular heart beat sidelines Dempsey from WCQs, Sounders game

You can scratch Clint Dempsey from participating with the United States national team for its next two World Cup qualifying games.


August 26, 2016
TAKING FLIGHT
BC Eagles open season with win over Quinnipiac

HAMDEN, Conn. -- Senior Maximilian Schulze-Geisthovel and sophomore Raphael Salama scored as the Boston College menís team took a 2-0 win over Quinnipiac in both teamsí season-opener at the QU Soccer Field Friday.



OPENING DEFEAT
Northeastern men squander lead against River Hawks

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- The Northeastern Huskies menís team surrendered a second-half tie-breaking goal in falling, 2-1, to UMass Lowell in both teamís season-opener at Parsons Field Friday.


August 26, 2016
LATE FINISH
Vermont Catamounts open with OT win over Titans

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Brian Wright's left-footed finish in the 109th minute lifted the Vermont menís team past California State-Fullerton, 3-2, in the Catamountsí season-opener at Virtue Field Friday. Bernard Yeboah scored two goals for the Catamounts.


August 27. 2016
STILL NO. 1
No Olympic medals, but USA women top FIFA rankings

Despite not reaching the medal round at the Rio Olympics, the United States women still lead the latest FIFA world rankings, which were released Friday morning.


August 25, 2016
LAST-SECOND
Northeastern women rally past Providence

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- Sophomore Hannah Rosenblatt scored with seven seconds on the clock to give the Northeastern women's team a 2-1 overtime win over Providence at Parsons Field Thursday night.


August 25, 2016
BLACKOUT
Crusader women blanked by Black Bears

ORONO, Maine -- The Holy Cross Crusaders womenís team generated attacking opportunities but failed to finish in taking a 3-0 loss to Maine in a non-conference match at Mahaney Diamond Thursday night.


August 25, 2016
EARLY AND OFTEN
UMass women crushed by UCF Knights

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The UMass women's team fell behind early in dropping a 4-0 decision to Central Florida in a non-conference match at the UCF Soccer Complex Thursday night.


August 25, 2016
FALLING TO PRIDE
BU Terriers' losing streak continues

EMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- The Boston University women's team lost its third successive game, a 2-0 decision to Hofstra in a non-conference game at Hofstra Soccer Stadium Thursday night.


August 24, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Impact rally in stoppage time, Reds move to the top in MLS East

MONTREAL--The Montreal Impact conceded an early penalty kick, but rallied to tie DC United 1-1 Wednesday night at Stade Saputo.


August 24, 2016
LUCKLESS DRAW
Revs have their chances but settle for scoreless draw against San Jose

SAN JOSE--A scoreless draw with the San Jose Earthquakes earned the New England Revolution a point on the road Wednesday night but left the Revs in eighth place in the East with just eight games remaining on the regular season calendar.


August 24, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Trying to overcome goal barriers

Being a defender, Keegan Rosenberry has a steeper hill to climb when making his case for the MLS rookie of the year award.


August 24, 2016
IT'S HOPE-LESS
U.S. Soccer suspends Solo for 6 months

U.S. Soccer Wednesday suspended goalkeeper Hope Solo from the U.S. womenís national team for six months for conduct that is counter to the organizationís principles.


August 22, 2016
HOME DEFEAT
Crusader women clipped by UMass

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Holy Cross womenís team had a three-game unbeaten streak spanning two seasons snapped with a 2-0 loss to UMass at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Monday.


August 22, 2016
OPENING WIN
UMass women blank Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Senior Megan Burke and freshman Rebeca Frisk tallied second half goals as the UMass women's team took a 2-0 season-opening win at Holy Cross Monday.


August 22, 2016
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Boston College Eagles' Gaby Carreiro

Sophomore midfielder Gaby Carreiro has picked up her passing where she left off last season. Carreiro sparked Boston Collegeís offense, providing three assists, as the Eagles opened the season with a 4-1 win over Providence and a 1-1 tie with Arizona State.



MOVED UP
Friar women hold Scarlet Knights to draw

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The Providence College womenís team rallied for a 1-1 tie with No. 10 Rutgers in a match moved to a Sunday afternoon kickoff because of weather.


August 21, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
DCU rallies in the rain; Sounders win third straight

WASHINGTON, DC--DC United rallied to a 2-2 draw with the New York Red Bulls Sunday at rain-drenched RFK Stadium. The match was interrupted by lightning in the ninth minute and delayed for 73 minutes.


August 21, 2016
ANOTHER ZERO
Northeastern held to draw by URI

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- The Northeastern Huskies womenís team produced quality chances but failed to score for the second successive game in playing to a 0-0 tie with Rhode Island at Parsons Field Sunday night.


August 21, 2016
DOING THINGS RIGHT
Terriers, Conway closed out by UConn

STORRS, Conn. -- The Boston University women's team surrendered an 89th-minute goal in falling, 1-0, to No. 15 Connecticut at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Sunday.


August 21, 2016
JUST IN TIME
UConn women tally late to top Terriers

STORRS, Conn. -- Redshirt senior Stephanie Ribeiro scored in the 89th minute as the UConn womenís team took a 1-0 win over Boston University in a non-conference match Sunday.


August 21, 2016
STOPPED BY THE BAR
BC women settle for tie with Arizona State

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. -- Junior Lauren Berman scored a 60th-minute goal as Boston College played to a 1-1 draw with Arizona State before an 847 crowd at the Newton Soccer Field Sunday.


August 20, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Fire post historic road win; Villa and Giovinco both score to stay on top of Golden Boot race

CARSON, Calif.--David Villa scored in the sixth minute and New York City FC guaranteed themselves sole possession of first place in the MLS East for another week with a 1-0 win over the LA Galaxy Saturday at the StubHub Center.


August 20, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies edge ahead with another 1-0 victory

FC Edmonton moved atop the Fall Season and Combined NASL standings with a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies Saturday.


August 20, 2016
STARTING FAST
Vermont women squander lead against Marist

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- The Vermont women's team got off to a fast start, scoring two minutes into its season-opener, but fell to Marist, 4-2, Saturday night.


August 20, 2016
VENGEANCE IS GOLDEN
Brazil, Neymar capture Olympic Games title

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Neymar and Brazil got their gold medal and gained some revenge along the way, taking a penalty kicks victory over Germany in the Olympic Games final at Estadio do Maracana Saturday.


August 20, 2016
DOUBLED DOWN
Revs fall 2-0 to Columbus

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.---Early goals in either half sealed the New England Revolution's fate as they lost their fourth straight game, 2-0 to the Columbus Crew SC at Gillette Stadium Saturday night at Gillette Stadium.


August 19, 2016
SUCCESSFUL START
Crusaders get past Gaels, 3-1

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Holy Cross Crusader women took a 3-1 win over Iona in coach Casey Brownís debut in both teamsí season-opener at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Friday night.


August 19, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Horst goal lifts Dynamo over San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif.--The Houston Dynamo edged the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 Friday night at Avaya Stadium.


August 19, 2016
STRONG START
UConn women clip Northeastern

STORRS, Conn. -- A first half goal from Stephanie Ribeiro made the difference as the UConn womenís team took a 1-0 win over Northeastern in both teamsí season-opener at Morrone Stadium Friday night.


August 19, 2016
FRIARS FALL
Providence women falter in second half against BC

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College womenís team squandered a first-half lead in falling, 4-1, to the Boston College Eagles in both teamsí season-opener at Chapey Field Friday night.


August 19, 2016
DEVILISH DEFEAT
Terrier women tripped by Arizona State

The Boston University women's team rallied late in dropping a 2-1 decision to Arizona State in both teamsí season-opener at Nickerson Field Friday night.


August 19, 2016
FLYING START
BC Eagle women power past Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Freshman Kayla Jennings scored two goals and sophomore Gaby Carreiro had two assists as the Boston College womenís team rallied for a 4-1 victory over Providence in both teamsí season-opener at Chapey Field Friday night.


August 19, 2016
CHIPPY LOSS
Northeastern women clipped by UConn

STORRS, Conn. -- The Northeastern Huskies women's team, playing its first game under coach Ashley Phillips, lost, 1-0, to No. 15 Connecticut in both teamsí season-opener at Morrone Stadium Friday night.


August 19, 2016
READY FOR 2017
Minnesota United FC will begin play next year

SAINT PAUL, Minn. --Despite not having a stadium ready, Minnesota United FC will begin play in Major League Soccer in 2017. The team is planning a new privately financed stadium in St. Paul, but will begin play at TCF Bank Stadium while their new facility is built.


August 19, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Short time can be a career in New York

When the Red Bull Arena stadium announcer declared Bradley Wright-Phillips had broken Juan Pablo Angel's club record for MLS goals with his 58th and 59th in Sunday's 3-1 victory over Montreal, the crowd of 23,459 roared its approval Ė as much for his perseverance if nothing else.


August 19, 2016
GOLDEN GIRLS
Germany holds off Swedes, win Olympic women's final

Germany became only the third women's soccer team to win an Olympic team Friday, defeating Sweden in the final at Maracana Stadium.


August 19, 2016
FINAL DATE SET
U.S. Open Cup title to be decided Sept. 13

The 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup final between FC Dallas and the New England Revolution will be played at 10 p.m. ET Tuesday, Sept. 13, at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, U.S. Soccer announced Friday.


August 18, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Nairn leads Spirit over Dash

HOUSTON Ė Christine Nairn scored two goals to lead the Washington Spirt to a 2-1 win over the Houston Dash at BBVA Compass Stadium.


August 18, 2016
PROMISING SIGNING
Revolution adds goalkeepr Cody Cropper

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have added goalkeeper Cody Cropper as a Discovery signing, the team announced Thursday.


August 18, 2016
BACK IN ACTION
Boston City sets friendly with Assumption

Boston City FC will play a friendly match against Assumption College at the 1,200-seat Multi-Sport Stadium in Worcester at 7 p.m. Saturday.


August 18, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Armada advances, Loons snap streak

The Jacksonville Armada improved its unbeaten streak to three games and moved into ninth place in the NASL Fall Season standings with a 1-1 tie with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers at Community First Park Wednesday night.


August 17, 2016
RFK ENCOUNTER
USMNT to meet New Zealand Oct. 11

CHICAGO -- For the third time, the U.S. Men's National Team will face Oceania champion New Zealand in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Oct. 11.


August 16, 2016
CHANGING DATES
Breakers-Flash match moved up

The Boston Breakersí game against the Western New York Flash scheduled Thursday, Sept. 8 has been moved to a 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7 kickoff at Jordan Field.


August 16, 2016
DEATH OF A PRESIDENT
Ex-FIFA president Joao Havelange dies at 100

Former FIFA president Joao Havelange, who turned the organization into a multi-billionaire business before corruption caught up to soccer's governing body, died Tuesday morning. He was 100.


August 14, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo salvage shorthanded draw

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--The Chicago Fire blew an early lead, but rallied to a 2-2 draw with Orlando City SC Sunday at Toyota Park.


August 14, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo salvage shorthanded draw

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--The Chicago Fire blew an early lead, but rallied to a 2-2 draw with Orlando City SC Sunday at Toyota Park.


August 14, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eleven edges Rayo, keeps league lead

The Indy Eleven maintained its hold on first place in the NASL Fall Season standings with a 2-1 win over Rayo OKC at Carroll Stadium Saturday night.


August 13, 2016
FILING OUT
Revolution routed by Union

FOXBOROUGH -- The New England Revolution dropped their third straight league match by a lopsided margin, falling, 4-0, to a superior Philadelphia Union at Gillette Stadium Saturday night in front of 17,127 fans, who started to file out in the 70th minute.


August 12, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Quakes edge Caps

VANCOUVER--Simon Dawkins' 60th-minute goal gave the San Jose Earthquakes a 2-1 win over Vancouver Whitecaps FC Friday at BC Place.


August 12, 2016
SORE LOSER
Solo claims Sweden was 'cowards' after USA elimination

Well, Hope Solo was at it again Friday afternoon. No, she wasn't making any saves to save the U.S. women's bacon in their Olympic quarter final elimination to Sweden in Brasilia, Brazil. It was her reaction to the defeat after the Swedes handed the Americans their earliest elimination from a tournament -- Women's World Cup or Olympics.


August 12, 2016
OFFSIDE REMARKS
The most devastating result in U.S. women's soccer history

Sooner or later, it was going to happen. Sooner or later, the United States women were going to slip and not reach the final four of a major FIFA tournament for the first time. Well, sooner happened Friday afternoon.


August 12, 2016
A DEVASTATING ELIMINATION
Three-time defending champion U.S. women lose to Sweden in penalties, ousted from Olympic quarterfinals

For the first time in six Olympic appearances, the three-time defending Olympic champion United States women have failed to reach the semifinals. The Americans were eliminated by Sweden on penalty kicks, 4-3, in the Olympic women's soccer quarterfinals at Mane Garrincha Stadium Friday afternoon.


August 11, 2016
THAT FACE IS FAMILIAR
In the quarterfinals, USA women will take on their former coach who led them to last 2 gold medals

Pia Sundhage has found herself in a giant role reversal. Sundhage, who directed the United States to the last two gold medals in the Olympic women's soccer tournament, will use everything at her disposal to try and block the Americans' attempt to reach the Rio Summer Games final and vie for its fourth consecutive championship.


August 11, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Trophies, Tennessee and transfers

Victories by New England and Dallas over Chicago and Los Angeles, respectively, in the Lamar Hunt/ U.S. Open Cup semifinals this week give both teams another chance to fill two of the barest trophy cases in all of MLS, even including all the expansion teams since the original 10 and the folded teams.


August 10, 2016
'07 REMATCH
FC Dallas stuns Galaxy with two late goals

CARSON, Calif. -- FC Dallas scored on two late corner kicks to take a 2-1 extra time win over the Los Angeles Galaxy in the semifinals of the U.S. Open Cup at the StubHub Center Wednesday night.


August 10, 2016
OFFSIDE REMARKS
USA must hope for better performance from its GK in quarterfinals or it could feel so low

If you're an optimist, you will point out that that was only the group stage, that Hope Solo got a howler of a performance out of her system and that the United States women will start anew in the knockout round of the Rio Olympics.


August 9, 2016
PLAYING FOR HARDWARE
Revs win Open Cup semi 3-1 over Chicago

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--The New England Revolution may be struggling in league play but theyíll have a chance to play for hardware and a CONCACAF Champions League spot after a 3-1 U.S. Open Cup Semifinal win over the Chicago Fire before 9,801 loyal fans Tuesday night.


August 9, 2016
A QUESTIONABLE SOLO PERFORMANCE
Despite surrendering late free kick in 2-2 tie with Colombia, USA women still wins Olympic Group G

Itís a good thing the United Statesí 2-2 draw with Colombia was a group stage match and not a knockout round encounter. In one of her shakiest performances, goalkeeper Hope Solo allowed two free kicks, including the equalizer in the 90th minute of their Group G encounter at Tuesday night.


August 7, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Epic day for Dempsey, epic rally for LAG

PORTLAND, Ore.--The Portland Timbers scored three second-half goals to pull away from Sporting Kansas City 3-0 Sunday at Providence Park.


August 7, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos draw Rayo OKC 1-1

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- The New York Cosmos squandered an opportunity to move into a first-place tie with Indy Eleven in the North American Soccer League fall standings and overall table, playing to a 1-1 draw with Rayo OKC Sunday afternoon.


August 6, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
3 more for Gio; Rimando notches record win

WASHINGTON, DC--Steve Birnbaum scored in stoppage time to lift DC United into a 2-2 comeback draw with the Philadelphia Union Saturday night at RFK Stadium.


August 6, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy moves into first

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--- Charles Eloundou scored two goals as the Jacksonville Armada FC held off the Carolina RailHawks in a 2-2 draw at Community First Parl Saturday night.


August 6, 2016
ATOMIC BOMBED
Giovinco has hat trick as Reds rout Revs

TORONTO--In a battle of last seasonís top scorers, Kei Kamara and the New England Revolution were no match for Sebastian Giovinco, as the reigning MLS MVP notched a hat trick to lead Toronto FC to a decisive 4-1 conference victory at raucous BMO Field on Saturday night.


August 6, 2016
SAME OLD, SAME OLD
Lloyd's goal, Solo's superb saves lift undefeated USA women over France in Olympics

Two veteran players pulled off familiar heroics for the United States, which moved closer to clinching a quarterfinal berth at the Rio Olympics Saturday. Midfielder Carli Lloyd scored the lone goal and goalkeeper Hope Solo stopped everything sent her way as the top-ranked Americans survived a late onslaught by No. 3 France, 1-0, in Group G at the Rio Olympics.


August 5, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Scoreless in San Jose

SAN JOSE--New York City FC goalkeeper Josh Saunders earned his keep and then some in a scoreless draw with the San Jose Earthquakes at Avaya Stadium Friday night.


August 4, 2016
TUNING IN
NBCSN averages 1.3 million for USWNT game

RIO DE JANEIRO ĖĖNBCSN averaged 1.3 million viewers for the U.S. womenís soccer teamís 2-0 victory over New Zealand Wednesday day on the opening day of soccer competition at the Rio Olympics Ė topping by 107% the viewership for the teamís 2012 London Olympics opener (629,000 viewers for U.S.-France).


August 4, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Lies, damn lies Ė better known as statistics

Don't mistake Peter Vermes for Sigi Schmid, but in the same week the latter was fired, the former put himself in the same sentence with MLS' winningest coach.


August 4, 2016
PHILLY BOUND
Revolution deals Charlie Davies to Union

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have traded forward Charlie Davies to the Philadelphia Union, the team announced Thursday.


August 3, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy's Zayed hangs a hat trick

INDIANAPOLIS ĖEamon Zayed registered a hat trick as the Indy Eleven set a club record for most goals scored in an NASL regular season game en route to a 5-2 win over the Jacksonville Armada FC in front of 8,017 fans at IUPUIís Carroll Stadium.


August 3, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Reds top RSL

TORONTO--Tosaint Ricketts opened his MLS scoring account with the 68th-minute game-winner as Toronto FC edged Real Salt Lake 1-0 Wednesday night at BMO Field.


August 3, 2016
RUNNING IN RIO
USWNT opens Olympics with 2-0 win

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil---Carli Lloyd and Alex Morgan each scored as the United State Women's National Team opened the 2016 Rio de Janiero Olympics with a 2-0 win over New Zealand at Mineir„o Stadium Wednesday.


August 3, 2016
NEXT UP
USWNT sets post-Olympic Games dates

CHICAGO -- The U.S. Women's National Team will meet Thailand and the Netherlands in its first two matches following the Olympic Games, U.S. Soccer announced Wednesday.


August 2, 2016
NPSL BEST XI
Two Boston City FC players on first team

Boston City FC midfielder Michael Bustamante and defender Gabriel De Souza have been named to the NPSL Best XI team, the league announced Tuesday.


August 2, 2016
FIRST-TEAMERS
Blue Heat leads inaugural UWS all-league team

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- Three members of the champion Santa Clarita Blue Heat have been named to the inaugural United Womenís Soccer first team, the league announced Tuesday.


July 31, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Dallas tightens grip on top spot; Giovinco powers Toronto - again

KANSAS CITY, Kan.--Jacob Peterson's 50th-minute goal lifted Sporting Kansas City (10-10-4, 34 pts) over the Portland Timbers 1-0 Sunday at rainswept Children's Mercy Park.


July 31, 2016
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Winners crowned

FRISCO, Texas ó The remaining champions were crowned Sunday at the 2016 US Youth Soccer National Championships at the Toyota Soccer Center.


July 31, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Spirit, Breakers come up winners

BOYDS, Md. Ė First-half goals from midfielder Estefania Banini and forward Cheyna Williams and a second-half goal in stoppage time from defender Alyssa Kleiner led the Washington Spirit to a 3-1 win over Sky Blue FC at Maryland SoccerPlex Sunday afternoon.


July 31, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies blank RailHakws 1-0

EDMONTON, AB - FC Edmonton registered their eight consecutive win at Clarke Field, defeating Carolina RailHawks 1-0 on Sunday.


July 31, 2016
CAN'T TAKE THE HEAT
Revolution wilt against Orlando City

ORLANDO--Kei Kamara put the New England Revolution up early but Orlando City SC scored three times after intermission to present new coach Jason Kreis with a convincing 3-1 comeback win on a steamy Sunday night at Camping World Stadium.


July 31, 2016
BREAKING GOOD
Dowie scores in debut

ALLSTON, Mass. -- England international Natasha Dowie converted a goal in her NWSL debut as the Boston Breakers took a 1-0 win over the Orlando Pride before a 4,379 sellout crowd at Jordan Field Sunday night.


July 31, 2016
SOMETHING IN RESERVE
Breakers take WPSL title

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Boston Breakers Reserves took a 3-0 win over the San Diego SeaLions to capture the Womenís Premier Soccer League national championship Sunday.


July 30, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Thorns, Red Stars take 1-0 wins

HOUSTON Ė Ė Western New York Flash forward Lynn Williamsí late second half goal salvaged a draw for the visitors at BBVA Compass Stadium Saturday in a 3-3 match with the Houston Dash.


July 30, 2016
FEEL THE HEAT
Santa Clarita takes UWS title with 2-1 win over Copa

SANTA CLARITA, Calif.--- Julia Hernandezís bicycle kick goal in the 119th minute gave the Santa Clarita Blue Heat a 2-1 win over New Jersey Copa F.C. in the 2016 United Women's Soccer Championship.


July 30, 2016
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Four champions crowned

FRISCO, Texas ó Four of the 14 champions were crowned Saturday night at the 2016 US Youth Soccer National Championships at the Toyota Soccer Center.


July 30, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers close Lockhart with a win

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. The Fort Lauderdale Strikers closed their final match at Lockhart Stadium, their home since 1977, with a 1-0 victory over the Jacksonville Armada thanks to a late goal by Maicon Santos.


July 30, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
NYC routs Rapids

BRONX, NY--Frank Lampard netted the first hat trick in New York City FC history as the Eastern Conference leaders hammered the shorthanded Colorado Rapids 5-1 Saturday at Yankee Stadium.


July 30, 2016
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Finalists all set

FRISCO, Texas ó Several teams are one step closer to realizing the ultimate youth soccer dream after securing a spot in Sundayís final matches with semifinal victories at the US Youth Soccer National Championships at the Toyota Soccer Center on Saturday morning.


July 28, 2016
NO-STAR GAME
Young Gunners defeat MLS All-Stars, 2-1

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Arsenal FC went with a no-star lineup in the second half, and the Gunners were good enough to edge the MLS All-Stars, 2-1, at Avaya Stadium Thursday night.


July 28, 2016
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Finalists for U-13, U-19 set

FRISCO, Texas óFinalists for the U-13 and U-19 groups at the US Youth Soccer Championships at the Toyota Soccer Center have been set.


July 28, 2016
MLS INFORMER
MLS' all-star record can be measured differently

Since switching the format of the MLS all-star game from an intra-league affair to essentially a club friendly in 2003, the results have been somewhat mixed Ė depending on how you view the game.


July 27, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Ottawa, Edmonton, OKC winners

OTTAWA, ON - Carl Haworth and an own goal helped the Ottawa Fury FC to a 2-0 win over the Carolina RailHawks at TD Place Wednesday night.


July 27, 2016
FLYING AWAY
BC's John Murphy named Georgia Southern coach

Boston College associate head coach John Murphy has been named head coach of the Georgia Southern menís team, the school announced Wednesday.


July 27, 2016
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
FC Florida gets past defending champs Kickers SC Arsenal to advance

FRISCO, Texas ó For the second straight game, FC Florida 96/97 Elite (FL) used a big second half to pull away for a win ó this time a 4-2 victory over 2013 National Champion Smithtown Kickers SC Arsenal (NY-E) on the second day of play at the 2016 US Youth Soccer National Championships.


July 26, 2016
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Finals kick off in Texas

FRISCO, Texas---The US Youth Soccer National Championships kicked off at the Toyota Soccer Complex on Tuesday.


July 26, 2016
TIME FOR CHANGE
Schmid, Sounders 'part ways' after eight years

SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Seattle Sounders and coach Sigi Schmid have ďagreed to mutually part ways,Ē the team announced Tuesday.


July 26, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Mutiny finish in second

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. - The New England mutiny staked their claim to second place in the UWS East as two first half goals from Kate Howarth propelled them to a 3-0 win against the TSF Academy Valkyries at East Longmeadow High School.


July 24, 2016
CUTTONE'S CONCEPTS
With a voice, WNT players can do greater good

On Saturday, the WNBA rescinded a fine it had issued to several teams and players because the players used pregame warm-up gear to promote social causes.

It wasn't that the league objected to the players taking a social stance, hence the rescinding of the fine. The players in question wore shirts that said #BlackLivesMatter and #Dallas5.

Thatís not exactly a soccer story. But it is relevant.


July 24, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls win Hudson River Derby; KC rout Sounders

HARRISON, N.J. -- Bradley Wright-Phillips led the way with two goal as the New York Red Bulls thrashed New York City FC 4-1 in Sunday's Hudson River Derby match at steamy Red Bull Arena.


July 23, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Seattle, Sky Blue, KC post wins

ROCHESTER, NY---FC Kansas City goalkeeper Nicole Barnhart made 14 saves and Shea Groom scored the only goal in a 1-0 win over the Western New York Flash at Rochester Rhinos Stadium Saturday night.


July 23, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Star power shines in Toronto, Montreal

PORTLAND, Ore.---The Los Angeles Galaxy got early goals from Robbie Keane and Gyasi Zardes on the way to a 2-1 win over the Portland Timbers Saturday at Providence Park.


July 23, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Puerto Rico nets first win

JACKSONVILLE ó A first half goal from newcomer Thomas Stewart and Carl Haworth's team-leading fourth of the season gave the Ottawa Fury FC a 2-0 win over the Jacksonville Armada at Community First Park Saturday.


July 23, 2016
ON FIRE
Watson scores another clutch goal as Revs slip past Chicago 1-0

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--Just three days after launching the New England Revolution into the semifinals of the U.S. Open Cup with a first-half goal and the decisive penalty kick, Je-Vaughn Watson broke a scoreless deadlock in the 85th minute with his first league goal of the season to give the Revs a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Fire at Gillette Stadium on Saturday night.


July 22, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
RSL pull out draw with San Jose

SANDY, Utah--Luke Mulholland's 64th-minute goal lifted Real Salt Lake into a 1-1 draw with the San Jose Earthquakes Friday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.


July 22, 2016
SHE'S BACK
Carli Lloyd leads USWNT to victory in final Olympic sendoff match

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Captain Carli Lloyd scored her first goal since returning from a knee sprain as the U.S. Womenís National Team took a 4-0 victory over Costa Rica in an Olympic Games sendoff match at Childrenís Mercy Park Friday night.


July 22, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Miami FC draws RailHawks 3-3

CARY, NC - Jamie Chavez scored two goals, including the 80th minute equalizer as Miami FC played the Carolina RailHawks to a 3-3 draw at WakeMed Soccer Park Friday night.


July 22, 2016
MCCAFFREY MOVING ON
Breakers send USWNT forward to Red Stars

The Boston Breakers traded forward Stephanie McCaffrey to the Chicago Red Stars in exchange for four draft picks and a 2017 international roster spot, the team announced Friday.


July 21, 2016
IT'S AS EASY AS NBC
How to catch U.S. women in the Olympics

All three Olympic group matches for the U.S. women will be available across a wide array of options, airing on NBC Sports Network (NBCSN), NBC Universo and the Soccer Specialty Channel as well as on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app, U.S. Soccer announced Thursday.


July 20, 2016
INSTANT REPLAY
Human, not tech, issues may be biggest hurdle for video



July 20, 2016
ON TO THE SEMIS
Revolution eliminate Union on PKs

Brad Knighton saved two penalty kicks and Je-Vaughn Watson converted the clinching shot as the New England Revolution eliminated the Philadelphia Union in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open Cup at Harvardís Jordan Field Wednesday night.


July 20, 2016
TWO CALLUPS
Revolution's Herivaux named to Haiti, MLS teams

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Revolution midfielder Zachary Herivaux has been called up by the Haitian National Team and also named to the Chipotle MLS Homegrown Team roster.



July 19, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Blue Heat wrap up west

SANTA CLARITA, Calif.- The Santa Clarita Blue Heat scored the first two goals of the match and then fended off a comeback from the Colorado Pride to take a 4-2 win at The Masterís College Friday night, keeping their title hopes alive.


July 17, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Timbers' streak at 9; NYC tightens hold on MLS East

PORTLAND, Ore.--Diego Valeri scored two goals and Lucas Melano had two assists as the Portland Timbers defeated Seattle Sounders FC 3-1 Sunday at Providence Park.


July 17, 2016
HE'S AN ALL-STAR
Revolution's Farrell named to MLS team

NEW YORK -- New England Revolution defender Andrew Farrell has been selected to play in the MLS All-Star Game, the league announced Sunday.


July 17, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Sky Blue edges Breakers

ALLSTON, Mass. Ė Sarah Killion, Leah Galton and Erica Skroski scored to give Sky Blue FC a 3-2 win over the Boston Breakers at Jordan Field Sunday.


July 17, 2016
FRUSTRATING RESULT
Breakers bounced by Sky Blue FC

The Boston Breakers scored more than once in a game for the first time this season, but their losing streak extended to five games with a 3-2 loss to Sky Blue FC before a 3,314 crowd at Jordan Field Sunday.


July 17, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies extend home streak

EDMONTON, AB - FC Edmonton registered their sixth consecutive win at Clarke Field with a 1-0 victory over Canadian rival Ottawa Fury FC on Sunday afternoon.


July 17, 2016
LIVERPOOL LINK
Breakers sign England forward Dowie

The Boston Breakers have signed England forward Natasha Dowie, the team announced Sunday.


July 16, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Canadian Derby returns to Clarke Field with FC Edmonton and Ottawa Fury FC on different ends of the spectrum.


July 17, 2016
PK ELIMINATION
Boston City FC downed in NPSL playoffs

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Boston City FCís inaugural season concluded with a penalty kick defeat to Legacy 76 in an NPSL playoff match that ended early Sunday morning.


July 16, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
FCD take Brimstone Cup; 9-man Quakes rock TFC

COLUMBUS, Ohio--- Second half substitute Fabian Espindola scored in the 88th minute to give DC United a 1-1 draw against man-down Columbus Crew SC at MAPFRE Stadium Saturday night.


July 16, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Houston ends drought with big win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Estefania Banini scored twice as the Washington Spirit took a 3-2 win over defending NWSL champion FC Kansas City before a 2,013 crowd Saturday night.


July 16, 2016
SCORELESS IN SALT LAKE
Revs, RSL play to 0-0 tie

SANDY, Utah--The New England Revolution still havenít won at Rio Tinto Stadium in seven visits to Sandy but they managed to claim a point on Saturday night with a choppy scoreless draw against interconference rival Real Salt Lake.


July 16, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Loons snap Indy's streak

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. ó Joe Cole and Eric Avila carried the Tampa Bay Rowdies with a pair of spectacular goals in a 3-0 home win over Puerto Rico FC at Al Lang Stadium Saturday night.


July 16, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Portland comes into the weekend unbeaten in eight games, but has only one win its last five and one goal in its last three matches.


July 15, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy edge Dynamo

CARSON, Calif.--They didn't get many points for style, but the LA Galaxy did what they needed to do to eke out a 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo Friday night at the StubHub Center.


July 15, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Carolina RailHawks take to the road after an incredible week that started with a 4-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies. Then, the RailHawks played West Ham United to a 2-2 draw on Tuesday night and announced Mexican star Omar Bravo as the club's newest signing at halftime - Bravo played the final 10 minutes in the friendly.


July 15, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Columbus is winless in its last six, and D.C., although it has a win, has only three goals in its last half dozen matches (and that includes a goalless penalty kick loss to the NASL's Fort Lauderdale in the U.S. Open Cup).


July 15, 2016
FINAL GAME
Breakers' Pathman announces retirement

Boston Breakers defender Mollie Pathman has announced her retirement to pursue a career in the medical field and will play her final game against Sky Blue FC at 5 p.m. Sunday.


July 15, 2016
OFFSIDE REMARKS
Remembering some nice times in Nice and in Paris on Bastille Day during more innocent times

My heart, thoughts, sympathies and prayers go out to the victims of the latest tragedy that occurred in Nice, France Thursday night.


July 15, 2016
MLS ALL-STAR ROSTER
Will be revealed at NYC FC-Montreal halftime

The Major League Soccer all-star game-day roster Ė as chosen by all-star head coach Dominic Kinnear Ė will be unveiled Sunday during ESPNís halftime coverage of Montreal Impact vs. New York City FC.


July 14, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

For the second time this season the Galaxy will be without Dutch midfielder Nigel de Jong for an extended period because of what might charitably be termed an ill-advised tackle.


July 13, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Sounders blitz FCD, de Leeuw opens his account for Fire

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Columbus Crew SC and Toronto FC exchanged second-half goals on their way to a 1-1 tie Wednesday night at MAPFRE Stadium.


July 13, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos, Indy both win by 3-0

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.---Andres Flores had a goal and an assist to lead the New York Cosmos to a 3-0 win over the Jacksonville Armada FC in front of 3,827 fans at Shuart Stadium Wednesday night


July 13, 2016
MLS INFORMER
The Americas' League

MLS has long touted its efforts to lure home U.S. national team regulars from Europe. It may start adding their Canadian counterparts to that mission.


July 12, 2016
BOSTON COLLEGE RECRUITS
Eagles add 12 newcomers

The Boston College men's team has added 12 newcomers, including Lasse Lehmann, son of former German national team goalkeeper Jens Lehmann, and Lewis Mustoe, son of former Premier League defender Robbie Mustoe.


July 12, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Columbus Crew SC come home after three straight losses on the road Ė including a U.S. Open Cup elimination defeat at Chicago.


July 11, 2016
RIO BOUND
Breakers' Engen named to U.S. Olympic team

Boston Breakers captain Whitney Engen has been named to the U.S. womenís team Olympic Games roster, announced by coach Jill Ellis Tuesday. Western New York Flash midfielder Samantha Mewis of Hanson, Mass., was chosen as an alternate.


July 12, 2016
UWS REVIEW
NJ Copa captures east title

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Real Salt Lake Women played their final regular season match last Thursday night at East High School, and sent their supporters home happy with a final score of 5-0 against the Colorado Pride for their first win at home this season (1-1-2 in four games) and their first-ever sweep of a UWS opponent.


July 10, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Pride rally past Breakers in stoppage time

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Midfielder Kristen Edmonds converted two late goals to rally the Orlando Pride to a 2-1 win over the Boston Breakers at Camping World Stadium Sunday night.


July 10, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
No goals at RBA; Sporting end NYC's run

HARRISON, NJ-- The New York Red Bulls played to a 0-0 draw with the Portland Timbers on Sunday night at Red Bull Arena. The Red Bulls are undefeated in their last six home games, with five shutouts in that stretch.


July 10, 2016
TRAVEL TIME
Boston City FC streak snapped

Boston City FCís nine-match unbeaten streak was snapped as the Lions sustained a 2-1 loss to Greater Lowell United in both teamsí final NPSL regular-season match at Brother Gilbert Stadium Sunday night.


July 10, 2016
STOPPED IN STOPPAGE
Breakers downed by Pride

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Boston Breakers surrendered two goals after the 90th minute in falling, 2-1, to the Orlando Pride before a 5,842 crowd at Camping World Stadium Sunday night.


July 10, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies, Rayo OKC post clean sheets

EDMONTON, AB - Daryl Fordyce scored the only goal and Matt VanOekel registered his fifth clean sheet of the season as FC Edmonton defeated the Fort Lauderdale Strikers 1-0 at Clarke Field Sunday.


July 10, 2016
MAKE IT NINE
Boston City playing for home-field advantage

LOWELL, Mass. -- Boston City FC secured a dramatic 3-2 victory over Greater Lowell United, scoring twice and saving a penalty kick in the final minutes Saturday night.


July 9, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Thorns drop first, Flash edges Reign

ROCHESTER, NY ---Abby Erceg had a pair of goals and an assist to lead the Western New York Flash to a 3-2 win over the Seattle Reign FC at Frontier Field.


July 9, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Ottawa Fury FC is looking to shake off a tough start to the Spring Season after losing 2-1 against the New York Cosmos, and the Canadian side will try to do so without the services of their top goalkeeper, Romuald Peiser, who received a red card last game.


July 9, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos win late, Indy, Armada extend streaks

MIAMI -- Lucky Mkosana tallied his second goal of the game two minutes into stoppage time to give the New York Cosmos their second road win of the season, 3-2 over Miami FC at FIU Stadium Saturday.


July 9, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Red Bulls coach Jesse Marsch's confidence in rookie Alex Muyl will be on display as the 20-year-old forward will in all likelihood assume the right side slot vacated by Lloyd Sam's trade to D.C. earlier this week.


July 9, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs, Union romp; Rapids pull out dramatic draw

SEATTLE--The LA Galaxy got an early goal from Robbie Keane and a couple of lucky breaks down the stretch to hold on for an unconvincing 1-0 win over Seattle Sounders FC Saturday at CenturyLink Field.


July 9, 2016
REVENGE IS SWEET
Kamara scores the capper as Revolution defeat Columbus 3-1

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--The New England Revolution christened the new playing field at Gillette Stadium with a 3-1 win over Columbus Crew SC on Saturday night.


July 9, 2016
SOLO EFFORT
USWNT blanks South Africa, 1-0

CHICAGO -- Hope Solo became the first goalkeeper to earn 100 international shutouts as the U.S. Women's National Team defeated South Africa, 1-0, in the teamsí first meeting before a crowd of 19,272 at Soldier Field Saturday.


July 9, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The two most experienced coaches in MLS face off for the first of two times in 11 days when Bruce Arena's LA Galaxy clashes with Sigi Schmid's Seattle Sounders.


July 8, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo escape West cellar; Urruti's dazzler lifts FCD

ORLANDO--The Houston Dynamo posted their second straight shutout with Friday night's weather-delayed scoreless draw with Orlando City SC at Camping World Stadium.


July 8, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Jacksonville Armada FC and Puerto Rico FC are both coming off 1-1 draws in their Fall Season openers.


July 8, 2016
IN TALKS?
Report: Klinsmann in discussions to become England coach

U.S. national coach Jurgen Klinsmann is believed to be talking with the English Football Association over becoming coach of the England national side, The Guardian reported Friday.


July 8, 2016
U.S.-MEXICO OPENER?
CONCACAF sets up Hexagonal schedule

MIAMI -- The schedule of matches for the final round of World Cup qualifying was announced after an official draw at CONCACAF headquarters Friday.


July 7, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Orlando comes into the match four days after its worst loss of the season, 4-0 to Dallas, and two days after the dismissal of coach Adrian Heath, who had been with the club for five years starting with its USL birth.


July 7, 2016
MLS ALL-STAR ANNOUNCEMENT
Fan XI selection will be announced during halftime of Sounders-Galaxy game Saturday

The 2016 All-Star Fan XI selections for the Major League Soccer All-Star Game will be unveiled Saturday during ESPNís halftime coverage of the Seattle Sounders FC-LA Galaxy game.


July 6, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Winning the battle, losing the war Ė or vice versa

It's one of those moments when victory not only feels like a loss, it is a loss Ė a big, painful one. Vancouver seemed set to win a second straight Canadian Championship title last week, yet seized defeat from the steel jaws of victory.


July 6, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
NYC widens lead in the East

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--Frank Lampard scored his third goal of the season to give New York City FC a 1-0 win over the New England Revolution and a four-point hold on first place in the MLS East Wednesday night at Gillette Stadium.


July 6, 2016
OFF THEIR GAME
Chances go to waste as Revs fall to NYC

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--Frank Lampard scored his third goal of the season off the sixth assists from Tommy McNamara and Andrea Pirlo as visiting NYCFC triumphed by a 1-0 margin over the New England Revolution on a warm Wednesday night at Gillette Stadium.


July 5, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Three straight victories Ė the last two by shutout Ė after a five-game winless streak, which included elimination from the U.S. Open Cup by the NASL's New York Cosmos -- has moved NYC to the top of the Eastern Conference.


July 5, 2016
US YOUTH SOCCER REGION I CHAMPIONSHIPS
South Central Premier falls short

BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. Ė Only two New England team advances as far as the US Youth Soccer Region I Championships, but U12 Boys South Central Premier 03/04's (CT) rematch with Cedar Stars Academy (NJ) had the same end result as group play and Cedar Stars repeated their victory with a 2-0 win over South Central.


July 4, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
FC Dallas romp to the top of MLS West; Keane helps Galaxy snap skid

FRISCO, Texas---FC Dallas got the July 4 fireworks started early on Monday night, cruising to a 4-0 win over Orlando City SC before a sellout crowd of 16,195 at Toyota Stadium.


July 3, 2016
US YOUTH SOCCER REGION I CHAMPIONSHIPS
FC Blazers advance to U19 semi-final.

BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va.--- After giving up an early by David Harris, FC Blazers 96/97 came back with three goals to defeat Baltimore Celtic 96/97 (MD), 3-2 at the US Youth Soccer Region I Championships on Sunday.


July 3, 2016
MLS MONDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Since going on a five-game unbeaten streak Ė not counting U.S. Open Cup games -- Portland has climbed four spots in the Western Conference. Diego Valeri has scored five goals during the run, three on penalties.


July 3, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
NYC takes revenge on Red Bulls; Sporting outlast Columbus

BRONX, NY--New York City FC took over first place in the MLS East with Sunday's 2-0 Hudson River derby win over the New York Red Bulls Sunday at Yankee Stadium.


July 3, 2016
IN THE PLAYOFFS
Boston City FC clnches spot in first season

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Striker Darlan Rocha provided the game-winning goal as Boston City FC clinched a place in the NPSL playoffs with a 1-0 win over the Rhode Island Reds at Brown Universityís Berylson Family Fields Sunday.


July 2, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Kawasumi brace leads Reign

BOYDS, Md. -- The Washington Spirit rallied in the second half for 2-0 win over FC Kansas City at the Maryland SoccerPlex Saturday night.


July 2, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Minnesota routs RailHawks, Inmdy still unbeaten

FORT LAUDERDALE---Gale Agbossoumonde scored in the 53rd minute to give the Fort Lauderdale Strikers a 1-1 tie with Miami FC in a Coastal Cup match in front of 1,431 fans at Lockhart Stadium Saturday night.


July 2, 2016
WINLESS IN SEATTLE
Breakers' streak extends to five games

SEATTLE -- The Boston Breakersí winless streak extended to five games with a 2-0 loss to the Seattle Reign at Memorial Stadium Saturday night.


July 2, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Red Bulls have won all four meetings since NYCFC came into the league last year, and the last on May 21 was the most lopsided of all: a 7-0 rout that equaled the biggest margin of victory in MLS history.


July 2, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Impact rally past Revs, Maidana lifts Houston in stoppage time

MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact rallied from two goals down to edge the New England Revolution 3-2 Saturday at Stade Saputo.


July 2, 2016
CAN'T HOLD ON
Revs blow 2-goal lead, fall to Impact

MONTREAL - The New England Revolution squandered a two goal lead, falling to the Montreal Impact 3-2 at Stade Saputo on Saturday.


July 1, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Despite a 2-0 loss to D.C. a week ago, New England has won three of its last five in MLS and four of its last five overall counting U.S. Open Cup victories over Carolina and the New York Cosmos.


July 1, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Flash overtakes Red Stars

ROCHESTER, NY --- Newcomer Lianne Sanderson and Lynn Williams each scored to lead the Western New York Flash to a 2-0 win over the Chicago Red Stars in a game that was weather-delayed an hour at Rhinos Stadium Friday night.


July 1, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers closed out the Spring Season as one of the hottest teams in the NASL. Despite a loss in their Spring finale, the Strikers were unbeaten in their five previous league games.


July 1, 2016
OUT FOR THE SEASON
Boston City loses striker

Boston City FC forward Jhonata Batista will miss the rest of the NPSL season with a broken ankle, the team announced Friday. Batista, who scored two goals and led the team with four assists, was injured in the fifth minute of a 1-0 win over the Seacoast United Mariners Wednesday, BCFC extending its unbeaten streak to seven games and winning streak to four games


July 1, 2016
HEXAGONAL DRAW
CONCACAF's final 6 in World Cup set for July 8

CONCACAF announced Friday that the draw for the hexagonal -- qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia will take place at CONCACAF headquarters on Miami Beach Friday, July 8 at 10 a.m. ET. The draw will determine the schedule of matches for the six-team, round-robin qualifying round.


June 30, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Chris Wondolowski has been away with the U.S. national team since May 22 and San Jose has scored three goals in the subsequent five games. Now that he's back, the Earthquakes will look to end a six-game winless streak against a team whose only two wins in their last five have come in the U.S. Open Cup.


June 30, 2016
MAKING THE GRADE
Breakers among 25 in Girls Development Academy

CHICAGO - The Boston Breakers are among six National Women's Soccer League teams that will field one of the 25 clubs admitted to U.S. Soccer's Girls' Development Academy.


June 30, 2016
HAVANA BOUND
USMNT to play Cuba Oct. 7

CHICAGO -- The U.S. national team will meet Cuba Oct.7, the teamsí first meeting in a friendly match since 1947.


June 29, 2016
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Strikers pull an upset, advance to quarters

CHICAGO - Thee NASL's Fort Lauderdale Strikers kept their Cinderella run alive in The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 with a 2-1 extra time victory against Major League Soccer's Orlando City SC Wednesday night.


June 29, 2016
CUP COMEBACK
Revolution score late, edge Cosmos

JAMAICA, N.Y. -- Kei Kamara sparked a comeback, scoring his first goal since joining the New England Revolution and setting up the winner in a 3-2 victory over the New York Cosmos in a U.S. Open Cup match at Belson Stadium Wednesday night.


June 29, 2016
MLS INFORMER
No good deed goes unpunished

Tim Howard's long-anticipated arrival in Colorado, more than three months after his transfer from Everton was announced, has been feted with everything but a brass band. The Rapids are happy to have him. Colorado welcomes him. But what about Zac MacMath?


June 29, 2016
STREAKING TO SEVEN
Boston City FC stops Seacoast United Mariners

Boston City FC capitalized on a spectacular first-half goal by Homero Morais in taking a 1-0 win over the Seacoast United Mariners at Brother Gilbert Stadium Wednesday night.


June 29, 2016
FROM PARIS TO BOSTON
Breakers sign French midfielder Karchouni

The Boston Breakers have signed French midfielder Ghoutia Karchouni, the team announced Wednesday.


June 28, 2016
UWS MIDWEEK
A look at the upcoming games

Wednesdayís match will be the first meeting between the two former W-League teams in UWS play.


June 28, 2016
CATAMOUNT RECRUITS
Vermont men's team adds 10 players

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The defending America East menís champion University of Vermont has added 10 newcomers, coach Jesse Cormier announced Tuesday.


June 27, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Inferno break losing streak

SANTA CLARITA, CA - The Santa Clarita Blue Heat are back to winning ways after a 2-1 victory over the Real Salt Lake Women on Saturday night at The Masterís College.


June 26, 2016
PLAYOFF SHOWDOWN
Boston City bounces Rhode Island Reds

Substitute striker Darlan Rochaís 87th-minute goal gave Boston City FC a 3-2 win over the Rhode Island Reds at Brother Gilbert Stadium Sunday night.


June 26, 2016
SOME RETIRING THOUGHTS
Messi says he's stepping away from international career after Argentina loses Copa final to Chile

If he has indeed played his last game with the Argentina national team, the great Lionel Messi will go out as a loser.


June 26, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Thorns come back to remain unbeaten

ORLANDO-- Portland Thorns FC rallied in the final 10 minutes with a pair of goals from midfielders Dagny Brynjarsdottir and Lindsey Horan to remain unbeaten through their first 11 games this season, earning a 2-1 win against the Orlando Pride in front of 7,143 fans Sunday evening at Camping World Stadium.


June 26, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Timbers top Houston

PORTLAND, Ore.--The Portland Timbers reeled off three goals in the last 26 minutes to rally past the Houston Dynamo 3-2 Sunday at Providence Park.


June 25, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Portland returns home after a 2-2 draw at Salt Lake, which will be welcome since it has a 5-2-1 record in Providence Park, and not a single win away from it this season.


June 25, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Controversial start, dramatic finish for busy Saturday

SEATTLE--Frank Lampard scored early and Ronald Matarrita added a late insurance goal as New York City FC blanked Seattle Sounders FC 2-0 Saturday afternoon at CenturyLink Field.


June 25, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Sky Blue topples Spirit, Reign scoreless in KC

BOYDS, Md. Ė Raquel Rodriguez and Sam Kerr scored goals to lift Sky Blue to a 2-1 win over the Washington Spirit at the Maryland Soccerplex Saturday night.


June 25, 2016
IN THE GAME
U.S. clipped by Colombia in third-place contest

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The U.S. national team lost to Colombia for the second time in Copa America Centenario, dropping a 1-0 decision in the third-place game at University of Phoenix Stadium Saturday night.


June 25, 2016
SHUT OUT
Revolution drop 2-0 decision to DC United

WASHINGTON, DC-- Lamar Neagle and Sean Franklin scored to help D.C. United to a 2-0 victory over the New England Revolution Saturday at RFK Stadium.


June 24, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

After losing two of three on the road , Seattle returns to CenturyLink Field, where it has won five of its last six since the beginning of April.


June 24, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Flash rout Breakers 7-1

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Jess McDonald had three goals and an assist, and Lynn Williams added two goals and an assist as the Western New York Flash routed the Boston Breakers 7-1 at Rhinos Stadium Friday night.


June 24, 2016
BIG LOSS
Breakers fall to Flash, 7-1

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The Boston Breakersí winless streak extended to four games as they fell, 7-1, to the Western New York Flash Friday night.


June 24, 2016
UWS WEEKEND
A look at the upcoming games

New Jersey Copa F.C. has been on a very impressive run of form since the 3-0 loss to the Long Island Rough Riders to open their UWS campaign. And they can deal a major blow to the East title aspirations of a the New England Mutiny , who are currently in second place behind Copa.


June 23, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Pride get a late lift

ORLANDO - Jasmyne Spencer scored in stoppage time to lift the Orlando Pride to a 1-0 win over the Houston Dash at Camping World Stadium on Thursday night.


June 23, 2016
BACK IN THE MIX
Lloyd, Rapinoe return for USWNT training camp

CHICAGO -- Co-captain Carli Lloyd and midfielder Megan Rapinoe will return to the U.S. Women's National Team training camp roster in preparation for next monthís match against South Africa, coach Jill Ellis announced Thursday.


June 22, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Thorns overtake Red Stars

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Christine Sinclair and Nadia Nadim scored as the Portland Thorns overtook the Chicago Red Stars for first place in the NWSL with a 2-0 victory in front of 16,931 fans at Providence Park Wednesday night.


June 22, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls falter late, Union hang on

SANDY, Utah -- Jordan Allen's deflected goal in the 88th minute capped a comeback for Real Salt Lake, giving them a 2-1 win over the New York Red Bulls at Rio Tinto Stadium Wednesday night.


June 22, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Not-so-memorable milestone

It wasn't a game Sigi Schmid wants to Ė or will Ė remember. Despite coaching in his 500th MLS game Ė the first and only one to reach the milestone, the Seattle Sounders coach admits Sunday's 2-0 loss to the New York Red Bulls was one he'd rather forget.


June 22, 2016
COPA REMATCH
Chile sets up Centenario final with Argentina

CHICAGO, Ill. -- Chile scored two early goals, then weathered a nearly three-hour rain delay in taking a 2-0 win over Colombia in a Copa America Centenario semifinal match at Soldier Field Wednesday night.


June 22, 2016
IN CONTENTION
Boston City extends streak to five

Boston City FC extended its unbeaten run to five matches with a 2-0 win over the Kingston Stockade at Brother Gilbert Stadium Wednesday night.


June 22, 2016
BACK IN PLAY
Chile leads Colombia before weather delay

CHICAGO, Ill. -- Chile held a 2-0 advantage over Colombia after one half before the Copa America Centenario semifinal match was suspended because of weather at Soldier Field Wednesday night.


June 22, 2016
EYES ON THE GAME
USA-Argentina most watched men's match in FS1 history

The Copa America Centenario semifinal between the United States and top-ranked Argentina delivered 3,290,000 viewers on FS1 Tuesday night, according to Nielsen Media Research.


June 22, 2016
OFFSIDE REMARKS
Why the USA is far away from being one of the world's elite

So much has been written about Argentina's 4-0 triumph over the United States Tuesday night that it could have broken the internet two or three times over. The USA reminded us how far it has to go before it can be an elite soccer country.


June 22, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Valkyries earn first win

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Both teams came back from a one-goal deficits to tie the game but it was Real Salt Lake Women outlasting the Colorado Pride


June 21, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Union is hoping that Talen Energy Stadium, where it hasn't lost since September of last year Ė a stretch of eight games in MLS -- will help it recover from its 3-2 loss at New York City on Saturday.


June 21, 2016
A MESSI WIN AND A MESSY LOSS
Argentina rolls over USA, 4-0, in Copa America semifinals

A magnificent performance by Lionel Messi and his teammates was too much for a mediocre United States side to overcome in the Copa America Centenario semifinals Tuesday night.


June 20, 2016
REJECTED
Copa turns down USA appeal on Jones, Wood

HOUSTON -- The United States will have to play without midfielder Jermaine Jones and forward Bobby Wood when it takes on Argentina in the Copa America Centenario semifinals Tuesday night.


June 19, 2016
BACKS AGAINST THE WALL
Mutiny squanders lead against Valkyries

WAYNE, N.J. -- The New England Mutiny squandered a first-half lead in falling, 3-1, to the TSF Academy Valkyries at DePaul Catholic High School Sunday.


June 19, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
KC Blanks Dash, Reign-Sky Blue go scoreless

PISCATAWAY, N.J. Ė Sky Blue FC played Seattle Reign FC to a scoreless draw before 1,547 at Yurcak Field Sunday night.


June 19, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
SKC snaps slump, Grella lifts Red Bulls

KANSAS CITY, Kansas--Benny Feilhaber had a goal and an assist as Sporting Kansas City blanked FC Dallas 2-0 Sunday in front of a sellout crowd at Children's Mercy Park.


June 19, 2016
SECOND PLACE
Boston City blanks Brooklyn Italians

Michael Bustamanteís fourth goal of the season earned Boston City FC a 1-0 win over the Brooklyn Italians at Brother Gilbert Stadium Sunday night.


June 18, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Red Stars move to top

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- Sofia Huerta scored two goals, leading the Chicago Red Stars to a 3-0 win over the Boston Breakers at Toyota Park Saturday night..


June 18, 2016
DRAWN AND QUARTERED
Chile demolish El Tri 7-0

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Eduardo Vargas scored four goals and had a fifth called back as Chile roared into the Copa America Centenario semifinals with a 7-0 win over Mexico Saturday at sold-out Levi's Stadium.


June 18, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both FC Dallas and Sporting Kansas City come in off Wednesday U.S. Open Cup wins: KC 2-1 in extra time over MLS wannabe Minnesota United, Dallas dragged into penalties before prevailing over USL side OKC Energy.


June 18, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Quakes pull out dramatic draw with Orlando City; Rapids extend Chicago's record winless streak

BRONX, NY--Frank Lampard, David Villa and Andrea Pirlo each scored and New York City FC defeated the Philadelphia Union, 3-2, Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.


June 18, 2016
TOUGH ROAD
Breakers blanked by Red Stars

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- The Boston Breakers began a four-game road trip with a 3-0 loss to the Chicago Red Stars at Toyota Park Saturday night.


June 18, 2016
TIPPING THE CAPS
Revolution beat Vancouver 2-1

VANCOUVER--Kelyn Rowe broke a 1-1 deadlock with a brilliant strike early in the second half and the New England Revolution were able to hang on for a hard-earned 2-1 road victory over Vancouver Whitecaps FC at BC Place Saturday in the only regular season meeting of the two sides.


June 18, 2016
DOING IT ALL
Messi leads Argentina past Venezuela; U.S. next

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Lionel Messi made his first start in Copa America Centenario count, leading Argentina to a 4-1 win over Venezuela and scoring his 54th international goal before a 59,183 crowd at Gillette Stadium Saturday night.


June 17, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

New York has lost three of its last four in Yankee Stadium and won only once in 10 home games this season Ė including Wednesday's 1-0 defeat to the Cosmos in the U.S. Open Cup.


June 17, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Thorns extend unbeaten string to nine

ROCHESTER, N.Y. Ė Second-half goals from forwards Christine Sinclair and Nadia Nadim, helped the Portland Thorns FC extend its unbeaten streak to nine games, including six games on the road, with a 2-0 win against the Western New York Flash in front of 2,235 fans at Rhinos Stadium on Friday evening.


June 17, 2016
THE PENALTY PHASE
Colombia outlasts Peru in a shootout to reach Copa semis

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Colombia qualified for the semifinals of Copa America Centenario Friday night, defeating Peru in a shootout, 4-2, after playing to a scoreless draw at MetLife Stadium.


June 17, 2016
UWS WEEKEND
A look at the upcoming games

Last Sunday, the Pride had a chance to lay sole claim to the top spot in the UWS West, but after weathering numerous lightning delays, the home side came up dry against the Houston defense as the Aces scored the lone goal in their 1-0 road victory.


June 16, 2016
HOUSTON, WE HAVE A SEMIFINALIST
Dempsey leads USA to a 2-1 quarterfinal win over Ecuador in gutsy performance

If the citizens of this Pacific Northwest City had any say, they probably would vote Seattle Sounders striker Clint Dempsey mayor by a landslide. Heck, they might elect the rest of the U.S. national team to the city council.


June 16, 2016
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Round of 16 set

The final 12 teams needed to fill in the 2016 U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 Bracket were decided Wednesday night with the NASL's New York Cosmos and Ft. Lauderdale Strikers the only two non-Division I clubs to join the host of MLS sides that make up the rest of the field for the business end of the competition.


June 16, 2016
FIRST-TIMER
Herivaux goal gives Revolution OT victory

CARY, N.C. -- Zach Herivaux scored his first goal as a professional, in his first start, as the New England Revolution took a 1-0 extra time win over the Carolina RailHawks in a U.S. Open Cup match at WakeMed Soccer Park Wednesday night.


June 15, 2016
UWS REVIEW
NE Mutiny, NJ Copa roll to big wins

THORNTON, Colo. - After two losses to start the season, the Colorado Storm notched their first victory with a 2-1 home win over the Houston Aces on Friday night. The Storm and Aces had to wait out a brief delay to the start of the match due to lightning. The home side struck for the first two goals of the match, weathering a late Houston rally.


June 15, 2016
OFFSIDE REMARKS
Dempsey defies father time, but eventually that will catch up to him; who will be his successor?

Clint Dempsey came through not once, but twice for the United States in the group stage of Copa America Centenario.

And the sun also rises.


June 14, 2016
PERFECT RECORD
Argentina doesn't need Messi to win -- again

SEATTLE -- Argentina is showing it does not need Lionel Messi, or most of the rest of its regular starters, to succeed in Copa America Centenario group play. The Albiceleste displayed an electric short passing game, giving a dominating performance in taking a 3-0 win over Bolivia at CenturyLink Field Tuesday night, clinching first place in Group D.


June 14, 2016
IN STRIDE
Chile clinches quarterfinal spot

PHILADELPHIA -- Chile advanced to the quarterfinals of Copa America Centenario with a 4-2 victory over Panama before a 20,432 crowd at Lincoln Financial Field Tuesday night.


June 14, 2016
TICO WARMUP
USWNT set for Costa Rica match

The U.S. Women's National Team will face Costa Rica in its final Olympic Games tuneup at 8 p.m. CT Friday, July 22 at Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kan.


June 13, 2016
PLAYING FOR PRIDE
Uruguay routs Reggae Boyz

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Uruguay might have only been playing for pride against Jamaica, and the Charruas showed they have plenty of that in taking a 3-0 victory in a Copa America Centenario match at Leviís Stadium Monday night.


June 13, 2016
PLAYING FOR PRIDE
Uruguay routs Reggae Boyz

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Uruguay might have only been playing for pride against Jamaica, and the Charruas showed they have plenty of that in taking a 3-0 victory in a Copa America Centenario match at Leviís Stadium Monday night.


June 13, 2016
TRI TOPPERS
Mexico win Group C with 1-1 draw against Venezuela

HOUSTON -- Jesus Corona scored in the 80th minute help Mexico secure the top spot in the Copa America Centenario's Group C with a 1-1 draw against Venezuela on Monday night at NRG Stadium.


June 13, 2016
ON WAIVERS
Revolution drop midfielder Michael Gamble

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have waived midfielder Michael Gamble, the team announced Monday.


June 12, 2016
NEW YORK DRAW
Boston City FC extends streak

PELHAM, N.Y. -- Boston City FC extended its unbeaten streak to three games with a 0-0 draw with New York Athletic Club Sunday night.


June 12, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Reign end skid, Thorns stay unbeaten

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. Ė Christen Press scored in the 61st minute to lift the Chicago Red Stars to a 1--1 draw with the Portland Thorns at Toyota Park on Sunday.


June 12, 2016
INCA UPSET
Peru eliminates Brazil on controversial goal

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Raul Ruidiazís controversial goal gave Peru a 1-0 win over Brazil, giving the Peruvians first place in Group B and eliminating the Brazilians from the Copa America Centenario before a 36,187 crowd at Gillette Stadium Sunday night.


June 12, 2016
CONFIDENT COACH
Ecuador coach Quinteros on 1-0 friendly loss to USA: 'We were superior in our game'

Gustavo Quinteros had one thing to say after his team booked a spot in the Copa America Centenario quarterfinals Sunday night: Bring on the United States.


June 12, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers' loss give Indy spring crown

EDMONTON -- The Indy Eleven won the North American Soccer League Spring Championship, by virtue of FC Edmonton defeating the Fort Lauderdale Strikers 2-1 at Clarke Stadium Sunday afternoon.


June 12, 2016
QUARTERFINAL BOUND
Ecuador moves into knockout round with 4-0 win over Haiti

Ecuador did what it had to do to keep its knockout round hopes alive at Copa America Centenario at MetLife Stadium Sunday night. Riding the wave of a prolific attack, Ecuadorans remained unbeaten in the competition, recording a 4-0 Group B victory over Haiti.


June 11, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Going into the weekend, it looked like the NASL Spring Title was the idle New York Cosmos for the taking, but needing to scored four goals and win by at least three, the Indy Eleven moved into the driver's seat with a 4-1 win over Carolina on Saturday putting them in the top spot


June 11, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy poised to take spring title

JACKSONVILLE ó The Jacksonville Armada and the Tampa Bay Rowdies drew 1-1 in front of 4,013 fans at Community First Park on Saturday.


June 11, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
KC, Sky Blue draw 1-1, Flash tops Pride 1-0

PISCATAWAY, N.J. Ė Sky Blue FC and FC Kansas City to a 1-1 draw in a National Women's Soccer League game at Yurcak Field.


June 11, 2016
RALLY CAPTAIN
Mutiny battles back against Rough Riders

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. -- The New England Mutiny took a 3-2 win over the Long Island Rough Riders in the teamsí first meeting in 15 years at East Longmeadow High School Saturday night.


June 11, 2016
LETTING IT SLIP
Colombia topped by Ticos, loses Group A lead

HOUSTON -- Johan Venegas scored a goal and set up another before halftime, Celso Borges added a second-half strike, and Costa Rica helped the United States with a 3-2 victory over Colombia on Saturday night.


June 11, 2016
TAKING CENTER (BACK) STAGE
U.S. center back dominates when he has to, including a big time, goal-saving tackl

For the past year or so, John Brooks probably made more than his share of mistakes and inconsistent performances for the U.S. national team.


June 11, 2016
IT'S TIME TO FLIP THE MENTALITY
Klinsmann: being the forever underdog has gotten old, it's time for the USA to turn over a new leaf

Whether the United States plays Brazil, Ecuador or Peru in the Copa America Centenario quarterfinals, head coach Jurgen Klinsmann is sure of one thing: his side has to step it up.


June 11, 2016
JUST ENOUGH
Man down USA squeaks past Paraguay

PHILADELPHIA---The United States National Team did not get the performance they wanted, but still managed to get the result they needed, narrowly defeating Paraguay 1-0 in front of an announced crowd of 51,041 at Lincoln Financial Field Saturday night.


June 10, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Tampa Bay is one of four teams that can walk away with silverware in the Spring Season, but the Rowdies will need to break down Jacksonvilleís defense early and often to make up the necessary goal differential to move into the top spot in the standings


June 10, 2016
UWS WEEKEND
A look at the upcoming games

Two former W-League teams that are still struggling to get their first points in Womenís United Soccer. In their most recent defeats, both teams felt the wrath of the New Jersey Copa F.C. offense.


June 10, 2016
TEEN PHENOM
17-year-old Christian Pulisic ready to continue to put his best foot forward for USA in Copa America

PHILADELPHIA -- Christian Pulisic is another in a long line of young Americans who are expected to help the U.S national team move into another orbit internationally.


June 10, 2016
MESSI TIME
Argentina star produces second-half hat trick

CHICAGO -- Lionel Messi made a spectacular Copa America Centenario debut, producing a hat trick in a 19-minute span of the second half as Argentina pounded Panama, 5-0, before a 53,885 crowd at Soldier Field Friday night.


June 10, 2016
HOME RESULT
Breakers draw with first-place Spirit

The Boston Breakers increased their home unbeaten streak to two games, playing the first-place Washington Spirit to a 1-1 tie before a season-high 4,007 crowd at Jordan Field Friday night.


June 10, 2016
CENTENARIO SCENARIOS
Win and the Americans are in; tie and they likely fly to quarters, lose and they're going home

The United States' Copa America Centenario fate is as cut and dried as it can get as the Americans prepare for their Group A finale against Paraguay Saturday night.


June 10, 2016
CONTROVERSIAL CONCLUSION
Late Vidal penalty gives Chile win over Bolivia

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Arturo Vidal converted a controversial penalty kick 10 minutes into second half stoppage time as defending champion Chile took a 2-1 win over Bolivia in a Copa America Centenario Group B match before a 19,392 crowd at Gillette Stadium Friday night.


June 9, 2016
MLS INFORMER
DisCo doings

MLS may have suspended its schedule for the Copa America. That doesn't mean everything with the league stops


June 9, 2016
CHICHARITO CHIC
Hernandez lifts Mexico, closes on scoring record

PASADENA, Calif. Ė An early goal by Javier ďChicharitoĒ Hernandez sent Mexico to a 2-0 victory over Jamaica on Thursday, putting the Mexicans into the quarterfinals of the Copa America.


June 9, 2016
STAFF ADDITION
Breakers name performance specialist

Julian Haigh has been named the Boston Breakersí Head of Sports Science and Player Performance, the team announced Thursday.


June 8, 2016
FIT TO BE TIED
Peru surrenders advantage, Ecuador rallies

Peru surrendered a two-goal lead in playing Ecuador to a 2-2 tie in a Copa America Centenario match at the University of Phoenix Stadium Wednesday night.


June 8, 2016
NO CONTEST
Brazil coasts to Copa victory over Haiti

Philippe Coutinho scored a hat trick, Renato Augusto had a brace, and Brazil rebounded from an uninspired opener with a 7-1 victory over Haiti in a Copa America Centenario Group B match Wednesday night.


June 8, 2016
UPSET TIME
Boston City clips Cosmos B

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Boston City FC upset reigning National Premier Soccer League champion New York Cosmos B, 3-2, at the Hofstra University Soccer Stadium Wednesday night.


June 7, 2016
COLOMBIA ADVANCES
Victory places them into semi-finals

PASADENA, Calif.---James Rodriguez had a goal and an assist to lead Colombia to a 2-1 win over Paraguay in a Copa American Centenario Group A match in front of over 42,000 fans at the Rose Bowl Tuesday night.


June 7, 2016
FROM ONE EXTREME TO THE OTHER
Dempsey leads USA to 4-0 rout of Costa Rica to avoid elimination from Copa

The United States lived to play another day in another important Copa America Centenario match Tuesday night. Clint Dempsey scored one goal and set up two others in the first half to spark the United States to a 4-0 Group A victory over Costa Rica at Soldier Field.


June 6, 2016
COPA AMERICA CENTENARIO ROUNDUP
Argentina, Panama take command in Group D

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- No Messi. No problem. With Lionel Messi watching from the bench and a Leviís Stadium crowd chanting his name, Argentina took a 2-1 victory over defending champion Chile in both teamsí Group D opener Monday night.


June 6, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Inferno posts back to back 1-0 wins

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. - The Santa Clarita Blue Heat played the Colorado Storm to a 1-1 draw at The Masterís College Thursday night.


June 6, 2016
RAMPING IT UP
Perez paces Panama past Bolivia

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Blas Perez scored both Panama goals as the Canaleros took a 2-1 win over Bolivia in the Copa America Centenario Group D opener at Camping World Stadium Monday night.


June 6, 2016
COPA (NORTH) AMERICA?
Report: U.S. could become permanent home

Copa America Centenario marks the first time the South America championship has been conducted in the U.S. but it will not be the last, according to an ESPNDeportes report Monday.


June 5, 2016
LEAVING IT LATE
Bustamante rallies Boston City to victory

Boston City FC rallied from two deficits to take a 3-2 win over the Kingston Stockade in a match delayed by lightning Sunday.


June 5, 2016
TRI GOALS MORE THAN ENOUGH
Late strikes lift Mexico past Uruguay 3-1

GLENDALE, Ariz. Ė Rafael Marquez scored in the 85th minute and Hector Herrera added another in injury time to lift Mexico to a 3-1 victory over Uruguay on Sunday, earning the first victory and scoring the first goals by a CONCACAF team in five tries at the Copa America.


June 5, 2016
INCLEMENT IN CLEVELAND
U.S. Women win weather shortened game, 2-0

CLEVELAND - The U.S. Women's National Team defeated Japan 2-0 on goals from Julie Johnston and Alex Morgan in front of 23,535 fans - a record attendance for a WNT game in the State of Ohio - in a match that was abandoned in the 76th minute due to inclement weather.


June 5, 2016
OFFSIDE REMARKS
Copa start can't get any worse

The host team goes down by two goals, a pair of scoreless draws, three goals in four games and too many empty seats.

Not exactly the best of starts for Copa America Centenario..


June 4, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos don't clinch race remains open

FORT LAUDERDALE - Jose Angulo and Geison Moura struck each side of halftime giving the Fort Lauderdale Strikers a 2-1 win over the New York Cosmos Saturday at Lockhart Stadium.


June 4, 2016
COPA AMERICA CENTENARIO ROUNDUP
Goals at a premium on first full day of group play

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Costa Rica and Paraguay settled for a 0-0 draw in their Group A opener in the Copa America Centenario on Saturday evening at Camping World Stadium.


June 3, 2016
GETTING OFF ON THE WRONG FOOT
USA drops Copa opener to Colombia, 2-0

The tournament is barely 90 minutes old and already the United States finds itself in a hole at Copa America Centenario. Colombia struck twice in the opening half and held on to hand the Americans a 2-0 Group A loss in the opening match of the tournament before a sellout crowd of more than 68,000 at Levi's Stadium Friday night.


June 3, 2016
UWS WEEKEND
A look at the upcoming games

These two teams met last week, with the Aces winning 1-0. A well-placed cross by Houston defender Shauna Peare found forward Paige Hayward, and she beat RSL goalkeeper Rebecca Ritchie to the ball and headed home in the 71st minute.


June 3, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Spring Season title is within reach for the New York Cosmos, but they first have to take care of business at Lockhart Stadium Saturday.


June 3, 2016
DEBUT WIN
Revolution U23s bounce Boston City FC

The New England Revolution Under-23 team made a successful debut, taking a 2-1 win over Boston City FC in an exhibition match Friday night.


June 2, 2016
THRILLER
US Women draw Japan 3-3 in rematch of WWC final

COMMERCE CITY, Colo.--The US Women's National Team battled back from two goals down and took a late lead before ultimately settling for a 3-3 draw with Japan Thursday in front of 18,572 at sold-out Dick's Sporting Goods Park.


June 2, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
RSL holds on against NYC; FCD and Houston play to waterlogged 1-1 tie

BRONX, NY--A deflected goal by Juan Manuel Martinez and an own goal by defender Frederic Brillant lifted Real Salt Lake over New York City FC 3-2 Thursday at Yankee Stadium.


June 1, 2016
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Kitsap Pumas pull off upset, 7 NASL clubs advance

The Third Round of the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup was highlighted by a surprising "Cupset" as the PDL's Kitsap Pumas earned a 3-1 away win at the USL's Sacramento Republic on Wednesday night. Javier Castro's brace and Mike Ramos' tally were enough to push the PDL side past the perennial USL power and into a Fourth Round date with Seattle Sounders FC (MLS).


June 1, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Union edge Columbus, DCU's home woes continue

CHESTER, Pa. Ė Chris Pontius, Vincent Nogueira and Fabian Herbers each scored one goal and the Philadelphia Union overcame an early deficit to post a 3-2 victory over Columbus Crew SC Wednesday night at Talen Energy Stadium.


June 1, 2016
MLS THURSDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both Real Salt Lake and New York City FC have sunk in the last month from shares of the lead of their respective conferences to fourth place.


June 1, 2016
MLS INFORMER
CCL breakdown

The CONCACAF Champions League draw once again gave hope, or cause to groan, to MLS clubs with regard to the league's international aspirations.


June 1, 2016
MINUTEMEN SIGNINGS
UMass adds six recruits

UMass men's coach Fran O'Leary announced the addition of six players for the 2016 season Wednesday.


May 31, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

A 1-1 draw at Colorado on Saturday may be an indication of Philly's tangible chances.


May 30, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Aces, NJ Copa find wins

KAYSVILLE, UT -A second half goal by Paige Hayward lifted the Houston Aces to a 1-0 win over the Real Salt Lake Women at Davis High School Stadium


May 30, 2016
INJURY CHANGE
Colombia replaces defender prior to USA Copa match

The Colombian national team Monday replaced injured defender Oscar Murillo with defender Yerry Mina on its roster ahead of the side's Copa America Centenario match against the United States Friday.


May 29, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Red Stars unbeaten in six

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- The first-place Chicago Red Stars extended their unbeaten run to six games, playing to a 1-1 tie with Sky Blue FC before a 2,502 crowd at Toyota Park Sunday night.


May 29, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Pachuca wins the championship

Pachuca played top seeds Monterrey to a 1-1 draw in Sunday's second leg of the Gran Final at Estadio BBVA Bancomer, enough to give them the Clausura championship by a 2-1 aggregate score.


May 29, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Lions rally from two goals down to tie NYC FC 2-2

BRONX, NY--Kevin Molino's gutsy header on the last play of the game lifted Orlando City SC into an unlikely 2-2 tie with New York City FC Sunday before 25,039 at Yankee Stadium.


May 28, 2016
LATE LOSS
Boston City falls to New York AC

Boston City FC squandered several first-half chances and had two players ejected in falling, 2-0, to New York Athletic Club Saturday night.


May 28, 206
NWSL ROUNDUP
Blues blank Pride 2-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Yael Averbuchís 53rd minute goal ended the Orlando Pride's 348 minute shutout streak and FC Kansas City ended their three game winning streak, 2-0 at Swope Soccer Park Saturday.


May 28, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Miami gets first win, Cosmos hold onto first

JACKSONVILLE ---The Jacksonville Armada put an end to their scoreless streak on Saturday night, but could not end their winless streak, playing Indy Eleven to a 1-1 draw at Community First Park.


May 28, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

New York City FC will look to recover from its record-tying loss to cross-Hudson rivals the Red Bulls a week ago. The 7-0 loss equaled the biggest margin of victory in MLS history and was last reached 15 years ago.


May 28, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Another record performance by Red Bulls; Conference leaders in 1-1 draw

VANCOUVER--Octavio Rivero's 52nd-minute goal lifted Vancouver Whitecaps FC into a 1-1 draw with the Houston Dynamo Saturday at BC Place.


May 28, 2016
MORALE BOOST
Zardes scores two, Pulisic adds one; U.S. throttles Bolivia 4-0

KANSAS CITY, Kan. Ė Gyazi Zardes scored a goal in each half and paced the United States to 4-0 victory over Bolivia on Saturday, completing the Americans' preparation for the Copa America Centenario.


May 28, 2016
LATE-GAME HERO
Revolution takes 2-1 win over Sounders

FOXBOROUGH -- Femi Hollinger-Janzen scored the deciding goal in the 80th minute as the New England Revolution took a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders before a 21,456 crowd Saturday night.


May 28, 2016
CHANGE PAYS OFF
Three minutes in Hollinger-Janzen scores for Revs

FOXBOROUGH -- Femi Hollinger-Janzen scored the deciding goal in the 80th minute as the New England Revolution took a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders before a 21,456 crowd Saturday night.


May 27, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

With manager Owen Coyle resigning on Wednesday, Houston will be run by a committee of assistants: Wade Barrett, Paul Caffrey and Paul Roger. They will need to figure out how to rectify the Dynamo's woes on the road, where they have lost all six games and scored only two goals in their last five road matches.


May 27, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Newcomer Kamara takes less than a minute to lift DC United over Sporting KC

KANSAS CITY, Kansas--Alhaji Kamara scored less than a minute into his MLS debut to lift the DC United to a 1-0 road victory over Sporting Kansas City at Childrenís Mercy Park on Friday night.


May 27, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Flash rout Breakers

ROCHESTER, N.Y. ĖThe Western New York Flash kept their offense rolling in a 4-0 victory over the Boston Breakers on Friday evening.


May 27, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers win another on the road

OTTAWA, Ontario---The Fort Lauderdale Strikers won their third consecutive road game, taking a 2-1 decision over the Ottawa Fury at TD Place Friday night.


May 27, 2016
BLANKED AGAIN
Breakers fall to Flash

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Lynn Williams scored twice in a one-minute span of the second half as the Western New York Flash downed the Boston Breakers, 4-0, at Rhinoís Stadium Friday night.


May 27, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Indy Eleven showcased their resiliency once again in their 4-2 win over Minnesota United, remaining as the sole unbeaten side in the Spring Season.


May 27, 2016
UWS WEEKEND
A look at the upcoming games

Still riding high after winning the WPSL Elite Championship last July, Real Salt Lake Women are eager to hit the pitch and replicate their success in this new national pro-am league.


May 27, 2016
CHARITY MATCH
Boston City FC to host Revolution U-23s

Boston City FC will face the New England Revolution U-23 team in a friendly match to benefit the Greater Boston Food Bank at Malden Catholic High School at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 3, the teams announced Friday.


May 27, 2016
INJURY CHANGE
Castillo replaces Chandler on USMNT for Copa

U.S. men's national coach Jurgen Klinsmann has added Monterrey defender Edgar Castillo to the roster for the Copa America Centenario. it was announced Friday morning.


May 26, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Gran Final: advantage Pachuca

Pachuca seized the early advantage in the Clausura championship series with a 1-0 win over top seeds Monterrey Thursday at Estadio Hidalgo.


May 26, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Both teams come into Friday's featured match on steep downward trends. D.C. hasn't won away from home all year and has scored only three goals in the five games. But that's little compared to KC.


May 26, 2016
MLS INFORMER
It's not the dollars - it's what you do with them

Former MLSer/U.S. national teamer and now TV analyst Brian Dunseth last week tweeted out that Thursday Ė the day that the MLS Players' Union issued its semi-annual release of player salary data Ė was the day calls were made to agents with screams the equivalent of ďThat guy is making that?!Ē


May 26, 2016
WINDY CITY WARMUP
USWNT sets South Africa match

The U.S. Women's National Team will meet South Africa at Soldier Field in Chicago at 12 p.m. CT Saturday, July 9 in a warmup game before the Olympic Games, the U.S. Soccer Federation announced Thursday.


May 25, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Union, Orlando City play to draw

ORLANDO--A missed first-half penalty kick came back to bite Orlando City SC on Wednesday night. The Lions scored two goals in a three-minute span of the second half but had to settle for a 2-2 draw with Eastern Conference leaders the Philadelphia Union at Camping World Stadium.


May 25, 2016
YOUTH MOVEMENT
Youngsters make difference as U.S. edges Ecuador

FRISCO, Texas -- The U.S. left it to the youngsters to make the difference in a 1-0 victory over Ecuador before a crowd of 9,893 at Toyota Stadium Wednesday night.


May 24, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Orlando City, which felt short-changed from the teams' first meeting of the season in Philadelphia after PRO said the Union's 90th-minute winning goal on a free kick by Tranquillo Barnetta should have been disallowed because of Philly's wall, gets a shot at the Eastern Conference leaders in Florida.


May 24, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Santa Clarita makes a statement

WAYNE, NJ - New Jersey Copa F.C. scored three first half goals en route to a 4-1 win over the TSF Academy Valkyries at DePaul Catholic High School.


May 24, 2016
HARVARD RECRUITS
Crimson women's team adds six

Harvard University womenís coach Chris Hamblin announced six members of the incoming class of 2020 Tuesday: defender/midfielder Zoe Aigberomwan-Isibor, midfielder/forward Maggie Basta, defender/midfielder Kimaya Cole, goalkeeper Kat Hess and midfielders Lauren Spohn and Meg Tveit.


May 22, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Breakers get first win

ALLSTON, Mass. Ė With a goal off the head of Whitney Engen and a shutout from goalkeeper Libby Stout, the Boston Breakers earned their first win of the season, 1-0, against FC Kansas City Sunday night at Jordan Field.


May 22, 2016
ON FIRE
Howarth's pair leads Mutiny over Inferno

LANCASTER, Pa. -- Two goals and an assist from Kate Howarth gave the New England Mutiny a 3-2 win over the Lancaster Inferno at Pucillo Field Sunday.


May 22, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Liguilla semifinals first leg roundup

The top two teams in the Clausura regular season will face off for the championship, as #1 Monterrey and #2 Pachuca won their semifinal series.


April 22, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Timbers stand tall against Caps, Quakes rally to draw Galaxy

PORTLAND, Ore.--Portland Timbers FC used two penalty kicks and a set piece to roar past Vancouver Whitecaps FC 4-2 Sunday afternoon at Providence Park.


May 22, 2016
MAKING THE DIFFERENCE
Breakers capture first victory

U.S. national team defender Whitney Engenís 19th-minute goal off a corner kick made the difference as the the Boston Breakers defeated FC Kansas City, 1-0, for their first win of the season before a 3,288 crowd at Harvardís Jordan Field Sunday night.


May 22, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos move to top

OTTAWA, Ontario Ė A late goal by Marcel De Jong gave the Ottawa Fury FC a 1-0 win over the Jacksonville Armada on Sunday afternoon at TD Place Stadium.


May 22, 2016
NEWCOMERS SHINE
U.S. Men cruise past Puerto Rico 3-1

BAYAM”N, Puerto Rico - The U.S. Men's National Team eased to 3-1 win against Puerto Rico thanks to goals from Tim Ream, Bobby Wood and senior team debutant Paul Arriola in its first warm-up match ahead of the upcoming Copa America Centenario.


May 21, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Ottawa Fury FC got off to a slow start this season, but playing in front of the TD Place crowd the past two games has provided the club with a platform to build on.


May 21, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Spirit suffer first loss

ROCHESTER, NY. Ė The Western New York Flash used four goals in the first half to propel them to a 5-2 victory over Sky Blue FC at Sahlen's Stadium Saturday . Jess McDonald led the effort with a first-half brace with three other Western New York players adding to the tally.


April 21, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The first meeting of the season between the two clubs two weeks ago started a three-game winning streak for Vancouver and a three-game losing streak for Portland.


April 21, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls rumble in the Bronx; Rapids still lead the league

BRONX, NY--Bradley Wright-Phillips led the way with two goals and an assist as the New York Red Bulls humbled New York City FC 7-0 Saturday at Yankee Stadium.


May 21, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy remains unbeaten

INDIANAPOLIS--Two late goals propelled Indy Eleven to a 4-2 win over Minnesota United at Carroll Stadium Saturday night.


May 21, 2016
TOO LATE
Boston City FC falls to Brooklyn Italians

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Boston City FCís three-match NPSL unbeaten streak came to an end as they fell, 5-2, to the Brooklyn Italians Saturday night.


May 21, 2016
COSTLY ERROR
Revs falter late, fall to Dallas 4-2

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Fabian Castillo capitalized on a New England Revolution defensive error in the 70th minute to break a closely matched deadlock and Tesho Akindele added a late clincher for his second goal of the night as FC Dallas came from behind to best the Revs by a 4-2 margin at Gillette Stadium Saturday for their league-best eighth win.


May 21, 2016
STRONG FEELINGS
Klinsmann names Copa America Centenario roster

CHICAGO -- U.S. Men's National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann named 15 players from the 2014 World Cup to the 23-player roster for Copa America Centenario Saturday.


April 20, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

NYC comes into their clash with the Red Bulls with the upper hand for the first time, unbeaten in five and leading the Eastern Conference Ė albeit only four points ahead of the Red Bulls.


May 20, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Union beat DC United in stoppage time

CHESTER, Pa. Ė Richie Marquez scored his first career MLS goal in second half stoppage time as the Philadelphia Union pulled out a clutch 1-0 victory over rival D.C. United Friday night before a crowd of 17,364 at Talen Energy Stadium.


May 20, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Pride blank Dash 1-0

HOUSTON -- Kristen Edwards scored a late goal to give the Orlando Pride their first road win, 1-0 over the Houston Dash at BBVA Compass Stadium Friday.


May 20, 2016
UWS EAST WEEKEND
A look at the upcoming games

The TSF Academy Valkyries kick off their Summer 2016 season at home this Saturday, as they host New Jersey Copa F.C.


May 20, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Indy Eleven and Minnesota United meet in matchup with big NASL Spring Season title race implications


May 20, 2016
GETTING THE CALL
Reggae Boyz name Revolution's Je-Vaughn Watson

The New England Revolutionís Je-Vaughn Watson has been named to the Jamaica national team squad for Copa America Centenario, the Jamaica Football Federation announced Friday.


May 15, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Liguilla semifinals first leg roundup

Oswaldo Martinez scored seconds after the intermission to give Club America a 1-0 win over top seeds Monterrey in Wednesday's Liguilla semifinal first leg match at Estadio Azteca.


May 19, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Chris Pontius, who already has four goals for Philadelphia, faces the team where he spent seven seasons for the first time since he was traded in December for allocation money.


May 19, 2016
OPEN CUP OPENER
Revolution vs. Independence rematch possible

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution could be set for a rematch with the Charlotte Independence in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup, tournament organizers announced Thursday night.


May 18, 2016
MLS INFORMER
The real deal

Sebastian Giovinco's first-season success in MLS clearly wasn't a fluke.


May 18, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
New Yorks rule

TORONTO--New York City FC took sole possession of first place in the MLS East with Wednesday's 1-1 draw with Toronto FC at BMO Field.


May 18, 2016
INAPPROPRIATE
Breakers fined by NWSL

CHICAGO -- The Boston Breakers have been fined an undisclosed amount for inappropriate conduct directed at match officials by assistant coach Dushawne Simpson following Friday's game against Sky Blue FC.


May 18, 2016
WWC REMATCH
Ellis calls in 25 players for U.S.-Japan friendlies

Boston Breakers defender Whitney Engen and Western New York Flash midfielder Samantha Lewis of Hanson, Mass., have been called in to training camp as the U.S. Womenís National Team prepares for two games against Japan.


May 17, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

New York City still has not seen Frank Lampard on the field (although he reportedly trained before Sunday's 2-1 victory over Portland), but amid a three-game winning streak will Patrick Viera want to risk inserting him into the lineup?


May 16, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Rough Riders, Mutiny post 3-0 wins

SOUTH HUNTINGTON, NY - Long Islandís Christina Bellero scored the first ever goal in United Women's Soccer history, leading the Long Island Rough Riders to a 3-0 win over New Jersey Copa F.C. at Saint Anthonyís High School Saturday



COPA CAMP
Klinsmann names roster for Puerto Rico visit

U.S. Men's National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called 22 players for camp to begin preparations for Copa America Centenario.


May 15, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies topple Cosmos

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Papť Diakite scored in the 75th minute to lift FC Edmonton to a 2-1 win over the New York Cosmos at Clarke Stadium Sunday afternoon.


May 15, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Liguilla semifinal pairings



May 15, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Liguilla quarterfinals - Second Leg roundup

Top-seeded Monterrey advanced to the Liguilla semifinals despite Saturday's 2-1 second leg loss to #8 Tigres at Estadio BBVA Bancomer.


May 15, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Sporting KC snaps skid; big win for NYC

HOUSTON-- Giles Barnes scored the only goal the Houston Dynamo needed to defeat Real Salt Lake 1-0 Sunday afternoon at BBVA Compass Stadium.


May 14, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Alex Morgan nets Pride winner

BOYDS, Md. -- Midfielder Joanna Lohmanís 38th-minute header made the difference as the Washington Spirit remained unbeaten with a 1-0 win over the Houston Dash before a crowd of 3,545 at the Maryland Soccerplex Saturday night.


May 15, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

After back-to-back losses due to conceding late goals, the New York Cosmos have returned to top form.


May 14, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy stays unbeaten, Loons move to top

FORT LAUDERDALE Ė Goalkeeper Jon Busch made six saves to help Indy Eleven remain the only unbeaten team in the North American Soccer League, as they played to a 0-0 draw with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers at Lockhart Stadium Saturday night.


May 14, 2016
NO MAGIC ACT
Mutiny blank New York in UWS opener

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass.---Kate Howarth scored two goals and new signing Abby Sotomayor added a goal and an assist to lead the New England mutiny to a 3-0 win over the New York Magic at East Longmeadow High School Saturday night.



ANOTHER OWN GOAL
Boston City FC extends unbeaten streak

AMESBURY, Mass. -- Boston City FC extended its unbeaten streak to three matches with a 1-1 draw with the Seacoast United Phantoms Saturday.


May 14, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Draws keep Rapids, Impact in conference leads

MONTREAL--C.J. Sapong scored his fifth goal of the season and the Philadelphia Union overcame an early goal by Didier Drogba for a tough 1-1 draw in a steady rain against the Montreal Impact Saturday at Stade Saputo.


May 14, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Postponed from Saturday night due to weather. Houston will try to get even for the 2-1 loss two weeks ago at Salt Lake, and can feel fairly confident having lost only one of five this season, and winning two by shutout, at BBVA Compass Stadium.


May 14, 2016
FIRED UP
Revolution blank Chicago 2-0 for second win of the season

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--Lee Nguyen led the way with a goal and an assist as the New England Revolution blanked the Chicago Fire 2-0 Saturday at Gillette Stadium.


May 13, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Red Stars extend shutout streak

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chicago Red Stars extended their shutout streak to four games as they played to a 0-0 tie with FC Kansas City at Swope Soccer Village Friday night.


May 13, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Montreal looks to break a string of three straight draws (and four games without a win), hoping to build on its last outing on Saturday when it recovered from a three-goal deficit in 33 minutes to earn a 4-4 tie with the Columbus Crew SC.


May 13, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
DC United blank NYRB, 2-0

WASHINGTON -- Alvaro Saborio scored his team-leading fourth goal of the campaign, Patrick Nyarko added his third, and D.C. United eased to a 2-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls on Friday evening at RFK Stadium.


May 13, 2016
ONE-NIL
Breakers continue losing, scoreless streaks

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The Boston Breakers extended their losing streak to five games, surrendering a first-half own goal in falling, 1-0, to Sky Blue FC Friday night.


May 13, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers received a boost in their Spring Season campaign with a big road win against the then-first place Carolina RailHawks.


May 12, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Liguilla quarterfinals - First Leg roundup

Top seeds Monterrey romped past #8 Tigres 3-1 in Wednesday's Liguilla quarterfinal first leg at Estadio Universitario.


May 12, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

One of the oldest rivalries in MLS resumes at RFK with both teams trying to recover from rough starts. New York seems to have sorted out many of its early season woes with a three-game unbeaten streak, replacing Karl Ouimette in central defense, scoring eight goals in its last three games, even getting a point on the road.


May 12, 2016
MLS INFORMER
FCD's Mr. Versatility

FC Dallas' ďSwiss army knifeĒ has added another gizmo to his repertoire. Toyota Stadium's video board last August compared third-year defender Ryan Hollingshead to the ubiquitous utility tool after he played five different positions, from attacking central midfield to both wings and both wide backs.


May 12, 2016
MEET THE NEW BOSS
Canada's Montagliani elected CONCACAF president

CONCACAF elected Canadian Soccer Association president Victor Montagliani as its president at its XXXI Ordinary Congress Thursday.


May 12, 2016
STRIKING A DEAL
Revolution acquire Kei Kamara from Crew

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have acquired the forward Kei Kamara in a trade with the Columbus Crew, the teams announced Thursday.


May 11, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Union play Galaxy to draw; Rapids pad lead in West

CHESTER, Pa. Ė Vincent Nogueira and rookie Keegan Rosenberry each scored for the Philadelphia Union in a hard-fought 2-2 draw before a spirited crowd of 17,985 Wednesday night at Talen Energy Stadium.


May 11, 2016
ON THE ROAD
Boston City takes first away victory

GORHAM, Maine -- Boston City FC earned a victory in its first NPSL road game, taking a 2-1 win over the Seacoast United Mariners Wednesday.


May 11, 2016
GK CHANGE
Breakers bring back Jami Kranich

The Boston Breakers have signed goalkeeper Jami Kranich to replace Abby Smith, who sustained a season-ending injury last week, the team announced Wednesday.


May 10, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Galaxy come in unbeaten in seven with victories in three of their last four and 14 goals in five matches. But it also will be their third game in 12 days and second in four.


May 8, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Pride earn first shutout

ORLANDO The Orlando Pride earned its first shutout, taking a 2-0 win over the Seattle Reign before a crowd of 8,211 at Camping World Stadium Sunday night.


April 8, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Liguilla quarterfinal pairings



May 8, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 17 roundup

Jefferson Cuero's second-half brace lifted playoff-bound Morelia (8-4-5, 28 pts) over Veracruz 2-1 Friday at Estadio Luis Pirata Fuente.






May 8, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Keane returns with brace against Revs; NYC on first winning streak of season

CARSON, Calif.-- The LA Galaxy extended their unbeaten streak to seven games and took over second place in the MLS West with Sunday's 4-2 win over the New England Revolution at the StubHub Center.


May 8, 2016
TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE
Gritty Revs rally against Galaxy, but fall 4-2

CARSON, Calif.-- The New England Revolution were embarrassed in the first half, rallied to save face in the second, but allowed a late capper on their way to a 4-2 loss to the LA Galaxy Sunday afternoon at the StubHub Center.


May 7, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos move to top of table, Indy stays unbeaten

OTTAWA, ON - Marcel De Jong scored the equalizer in second-half stoppage time to give Ottawa Fury FC a 2-2 draw with Minnesota United FC in front of 4,317 at TD Place Saturday.


May 7, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Spirit, Thorns scoreless to stay unbeaten

PISCATAWAY, N.J. Ė Sam Mewis scored in the 86th minute to give the Western New York Flash a 2-1 win over Sky Blue FC at Yurcak Field Saturday night.


May 7, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Rapids take top spot in the West; Reds open BMO Field with win over FCD

VANCOUVER--Masato Kudo had a goal and an assist to lead Vancouver Whitecaps FC (4-5-2, 14 pts) to a 2-1 comeback win over the Portland Timbers (3-4-3, 12) Saturday at BC Place.


May 7, 2016
HARD PRESS-ED
Breakers fall to Chicago 1-0

ALLSTON, Mass.--- A second half set-piece goal from Christen Press gave the Chicago Red Stars a 1-0 win over the Boston Breakers, in front of 3,662 fans at Jordan Field Saturday night.


May 7, 2016
INAUGURAL WIN
Late goal decides it for Boston City FC

MALDEN, Mass. -- Boston City FC earned its first NPSL victory, edging the Seacoast United Phantoms, 1-0, at Malden Catholic High Schoolís Brother Gilbert Stadium Saturday night.


May 7, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Revolution have more draws than anybody (seven in 10 games), including four during its ongoing five-game winless streak. They're well on pace for Chicago's record of 18 in 2014,


May 6, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Lions rally to draw with Red Bulls

ORLANDO -- Kevin Molino's second half goal lifted Orlando City SC into a 1-1- draw with the New York Red Bulls in a card-riddled MLS match at Camping World Stadium Friday night.


May 6, 2016
BC RECRUITS
Eagle women add three

The Boston College women's team added three players recently, upping the in-coming class to 11, the school announced recently.


May 6, 2016
QUICK TURNAROUND
Mutiny adds eight in preparation for UWS opener

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- The New England Mutiny has added eight players in preparation for its inaugural United Womenís Soccer game against the New York Magic at East Longmeadow High School at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 14.


May 6, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Ottawa Fury FC and Minnesota United meet in a rematch of one of The Championship Semifinals from last year.


May 6, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Portland Timbers roar into BC Place to face Vancouver Whitecaps FC on a three-game unbeaten streak after last weekend's 2-1 win over Toronto


May 5, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Orlando coach Adrian Heath was highly critical of a referee's decision Ė or non-decision-- to not call a foul on Karl Ouimette which he insinuated cost OCSC two weeks ago when his team lost to the Red Bulls 3-2. Now Heath gets the Red Bulls in Camping World Stadium (Citrus Bowl for those not keeping track).


May 5, 2016
CLASS OF 2016
Chastain, Garber, MacMillan named to Hall of Fame

CHICAGO -- Former U.S. Womenís National Team stars Brandi Chastain and Shannon MacMillan and MLS commissioner Don Garber have been elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame, U.S. Soccer announced Thursday.


May 5, 2016
MOTHER'S DAY SPECIAL
Breakers look to snap streaks

The National Womenís Soccer League will celebrate Motherís Day Weekend at all five games, including the Boston Breakers versus Chicago Red Stars match at Jordan Field at 7 p.m. Saturday.


May 5, 2016
FROM BAYERN TO BOSTON
Breakers sign German striker

The Boston Breakers announced the signing of German forward Eunice Beckmann, who led Bayern Munich to the Frauen Bundesliga title last season.


May 4, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies edge Armada 1-0

JACKSONVILLEóA second half goal by Pape Diakite scored gave FC Edmonton a 1-0 win over the Jacksonville Armada FC in front of 3,519 at Community First Park on Wednesday night.


May 4, 2016
MLS INFORMER
It ain't over 'til it's over -- or is it?

If the playoffs started today, neither last year's Supporters' Shield winner, either of last year's MLS Cup finalists nor any Pacific Northwest teams would be in the MLS playoffs. And if recent history is a guide, they most likely won't be there in October.


May 3, 2016
SOME GROUND-BREAKING NEWS
FC Dallas, U.S. Soccer to start improvements at Toyota Stadium, announce Hall of Fame inductees

FC Dallas, along with U.S. Soccer, Frisco Independent School District and the city of Frisco, will break ground on the $39 million Toyota Stadium improvements Thursday.


May 3, 2016
ONE LESS FORWARD
Breakers waive Morgan Marlborough

The Boston Breakers have waived forward Morgan Marlborough, it was announced Tuesday.


May 1, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Thorns, Reign, Red Stars all 1-0 winners

ALLSTON, Mass.---Dagny Brynjarsdottir scored on a second half header to give the Portland Thorns a 1-0 win before 3,698 at Jordan Field Sunday night.


May 1, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 16 roundup

Queretaro (5-4-7, 19 pts) rallied to a 2-1 win over Pumas (5-6-5, 21) Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.


May 1, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Golazos galore in KC; Valeri leads Timbers past Toronto

PORTLAND, Ore.--Diego Valeri had a goal and an assist to lead the Portland Timbers past Toronto FC 2-1 Sunday night at sold-out Providence Park.



MATTER OF TIME
Breakers surrender late decider to Thorns

The Boston Breakers contained U.S. Womenís National Team star Tobin Heath for most of the match, but could not stop Heath from making a decisive second-half play in a 1-0 loss to the Portland Thorns before 3,698 at Jordan Field Sunday night.


May 1, 2016
INAUGURAL LOSS
Boston City FC falls to Cosmos B, 3-1

MALDEN, Mass. -- Boston City FC faced a difficult challenge in its inaugural game, meeting defending NPSL champion New York Cosmos B on a rainy Sunday night. But Boston City started strong, before an early red card and two own goals led to a 3-1 loss before a 927 crowd at Malden Catholic High Schoolís Brother Gilbert Stadium.


May 1, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos knockoff the RailHawks

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Yohandry Orozco scored in the final minute of the first half to boost the New York Cosmos to a 1-0 victory over the Carolina RailHawks at James M. Shuart Stadium Sunday night.


May 1, 2016
PRELIMINARY PLANS
Klinsmann submits 40 man roster

CHICAGO - U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has submitted the 40-player preliminary roster for the 2016 Copa America Centenario


April 30, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Villa leads NYC to 1st home win; 3-way tie at top of the MLS West

BRONX, NY--David Villa led the way with two goals as New York City FC edged Vancouver Whitecaps FC 3-2 Saturday at Yankee Stadium for their first home win of the season.


April 30, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Through two games, the New York Cosmos were dominant, scoring five goals and conceding zero.


April 30, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy remains unbeaten

OTTAWA, Ont. Ė Fernando Timbo scored the winning goal and Dennis Chin, provided some insurance during second-half stoppage time as the Ottawa Fury FC defeated Miami FC 2-0 at TD Place Saturday.


April 30, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto hasn't allowed a goal in 256 minutes, and heads to Portland knowing this is the last of its eight-game road trip to start the season.


April 30, 2016
DEUCES WILD
Revolution, Lions play to second 2-2 draw in as many weeks

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--For the second time in two weeks, the New England Revolution and Orlando City SC played to a 2-2 draw as Carlos Rivas scored a 90th-minute equalizer to give the Lions a share of the points and disappoint a season-high Gillette Stadium crowd of 25,203.


April 30, 2016
BOSTON CITY DEBUT
Cosmos B opening opponent

MALDEN, Mass. -- Boston City FC, coached by former Brazil national team star Palhinha, will play its inaugural game against defending the NPSL champion New York Cosmos B at Brother Gilbert Stadium at Malden Catholic High School at 6 p.m. Sunday.


April 29, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Ottawa Fury FC hits the field at TD Place for the first time in 2016, and the club is hoping that some home cooking will get the Spring Season momentum rolling.


April 29, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Spirit win third straight

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The Washington Spirit remained undefeated after three games, taking a 3-0 win over the Western New York Flash at Sahlenís Stadium Friday night.


April 29, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls romp over FC Dallas

HARRISON, NJ---Lloyd Sam, Sacha Kljestan and Felipe each had a goal and an assist as the New York Red Bulls trounced FC Dallas 4-0 Friday at Red Bull Arena.


April 29, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Rapids, who won only nine games all of last season, have won five of eight this year, including three straight and four of their last five. Away from home though, they've won only one of four and haven't score more than a goal.


April 29, 2016
SECOND SEASON
Mutiny names coaching staff

SPRINGFIELD, Ma. -- Joe Abele will return for his second season as coach of the New England Mutiny, the team announced Friday.


April 28, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Red Bulls finally ended their seemingly uncontrollable four-game skid with a 3-2 win over Orlando on Sunday, but still made it interesting by giving up an own-goal in the 84th minute.


April 27, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Drawn out

BRONX, NY--Dominic Oduro scored in the first minute of stoppage time to give the Montreal Impact a 1-1 draw with New York City FC Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium.


April 27, 2016
NARROW ESCAPE
Late goal lifts Revs into tie with Timbers

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--On a Wednesday night when the New England Revolution struggled to break through a stout and tightly packed Portland Timber defense, an 89th minute goal earned the home side a hard-fought 1-1 draw with the defending champions at Gillette Stadium.


April 27, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Mile markers

It was noted last week that the New York Red Bulls' Luis Robles had passed Kevin Hartman with his 113th consecutive start Ė the most by a goalkeeper in MLS history (he added his 114th on Sunday putting him within four of overall record holder Chris Klein). This week several more are trying to get their name onto pages in the MLS Fact and Record Book, known in the trade as the FARB.


April 26, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Didier Drogba finally played a full match for Montreal on Saturday, but the Impact still lost 2-0 to Toronto. With Yankee Stadium having a grass surface, he supposedly is ready to go again.


April 26, 2016
MOTOR CITY SOCCER
Detroit making a bid for MLS expansion team

An investor group is being formed to bring an MLS expansion team to downtown Detroit, Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert announced Tuesday.


April 26, 2016
SUCCESSFUL SURGERY
Heart transplant for U.S. Soccer CEO Flynn

U.S. Soccer CEO/secretary general Dan Flynn underwent heart transplant surgery Tuesday morning, according to the organization.


April 26, 2016
LOOKING FORWARD
Breakers sign striker

The Boston Breakers have signed forward Elise Krieghoff and placed Sinead Farrelly on the 45-day disabled list, the team announced Tuesday.


April 25, 2016
WOUNDED KNEE
Lloyd sidelined 3 to 6 weeks

U.S. women's international midfielder Carli Lloyd suffered a Grade 1 MCL sprain and will miss from three to six weeks with the Houston Dash, the National Women's Soccer League team said Monday.


April 24, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 15 roundup

Pumas came up with a pair of late goals to pull away from Tijuana 3-1 Friday at Estadio Olimpico Universitario.


April 24, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Wondo scores again; Wright-Phillips leads Red Bulls past Lions

SAN JOSE -- Chris Wondolowski converted a penalty kick in the 59th minute and goalkeeper David Bingham made five saves to help the San Jose Earthquakes defeat Sporting Kansas City 1-0 Sunday at Avaya Stadium.


April 24, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Reign, Spirit winners

ALLSTON, Mass. Ė The Seattle Reign scored twice in the first half and once in the second, to defeat the Boston Breakers 3-0 in front of a near sellout crowd of 3,743 at Jordan Field.


April 24, 2016
REIGNED-OUT
Breakers fall to Seattle 3-0

ALLSTON, Mass. Ė The Seattle Reign scored twice in the first half and once in the second, spoiling the Boston Breakerí home opener Sunday night with a 3-0 victory in front of a near sellout crowd of 3,743 at Jordan Field.


April 24, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies post first win of season

EDMONTON, AB - FC Edmonton registered their first win of the 2016 season with a 2-0 victory over Canadian rivals Ottawa Fury FC Sunday at Clarke Field.


April 24, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Canadian Derby is set to heat up again with both sides needing a result to kick start their seasons.


April 23, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Union top the East; Galaxy hand RSL their first loss

MONTREAL - Sebastian Giovinco scored two goals, leading Toronto FC to a 2-0 win over the Montreal Impact Saturday afternoon in front of a sell-out crowd of 20,801 at Stade Saputo.


April 23, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Orlando sets attendance record, Lloyd hurt

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- Casey Shortís 28th-minute goal gave the Chicago Red Stars a 1-0 win over the Western New York Flash in their NWSL home opener at Toyota Park Saturday night.


April 23, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
RailHawks stay unbeaten

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Carolina RailHawks defeated the Tampa Bay Rowdies 3-1 at Al Lang Stadium Saturday night, to push their record to 4-0 to start the NASL spring season. With the victory, the RailHawks stand all alone in first place with 12 points.


April 23, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Kansas City will try to end a two-game losing streak Ė and a skid that has seen it lose three of four Ė with a second straight road match.


April 23, 2016
FALLING HARD
Late goals, controversy cost Revs

WASHINGTON--For 86 minutes, the New England Revolution were at least in the game, but one brilliant goal and one controversial one ended that as D.C. United sparked to a 3-0 win at RFK Stadium on Saturday.


April 22, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
OKC wins first battle of expansion sides

MIAMI ---Michelís penalty kick goal in the 86th minute broke a 2-2 deadlock to give Rayo OKC a 3-2 win over Miami FC at FIU Stadium in a battle of North American Soccer League expansion teams Friday night.


April 22, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Sebastian Giovinco has scored in two straight matches but nobody else from Toronto has tallied since March 13.


April 22, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers will want to relive last year's success against Jacksonville Armada FC after clinching a postseason spot against last year's expansion side. In 2016, though, the Strikers have had a rough time to start the season. Recently the club added Ramon NķŮez, who will bolster the club's attack moving forward.


April 22, 2016
PARTNERSHIP
ESPN showing USL matches

TAMPA, Fla. -- ESPN and the United Soccer League have announced a partnership that will include 20 regular-season matches, plus the USL Championship game, on an over-the-air ESPN network.


April 22, 2016
NASL FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Two expansion sides meet with look to earn a first win in club history. Miami FC has let leads slip away late in two of the three matches it has played so far


April 21, 2016
FIRST TIME FOR EVERYTHING
USMNT to play Puerto Rico for 1st time May 22

The U.S. men's national team will face Puerto Rico for the first time in Bayamůn, Puerto Rico on May 22.


April 20, 2016
MLS INFORMER
NYC gets a Win! at Tribeca fest

NYC FC is the subject of a documentary film making its debut this week at the Tribeca Film Festival in Manhattan, the first MLS team to be ďfeatured in a documentary at a major mainstream film festivalĒ Ė according to MLSsoccer.com.


April 19, 2016
NEW SECURITY STANDARDS
At all MLS stadium starting Saturday

Major League Soccer Tuesday announced elevated security standards that will be applied across all MLS stadiums to ensure a safe environment for soccer fans.


April 19, 2016
CLEVELAND CONFRONTATION
USWNT to take on Japan again June 5

CHICAGO - The U.S. women's national team will face Japan on June 5 at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland as it continues its preparations for the Rio Olympics.


Soccer News Net s
NWSL ROUNDUP
Sky Blue, Thorns take 2-1 wins

SEATTLE -- Kelly Conheeney scored the game winning goal in the 68th minute of her debut, giving Sky Blue FC a 2-1 win over the Seattle Reign at memorial Stadium Sunday.


April 17, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 14 roundup

Yerson Candelo scored the only goal Queretaro (4-4-6, 16 pts) needed to edge second-place Club America 1-0 Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.


April 17, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Controversial draw in Orlando; FCD edges SKC

ORLANDO--Neither team went home happy as Orlando City SC (2-1-3, 9 pts) and the New England Revolution (1-1-5, 8 pts) battled to a wire-to-wire 2-2 tie Sunday at the Citrus Bowl.


April 17, 2016
WILD ONE
Penalties, missed calls mar Revs' draw with Orlando City

ORLANDO--Neither team went home happy as Orlando City SC and the New England Revolution battled to a wire-to-wire 2-2 tie Sunday at the Citrus Bowl.


April 16, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Crew get first win, escape Eastern Conference cellar; RSL claim share of first in the West

BRIDGEVIEW, ILL.--The Chicago Fire (1-2-3) set a new club record for consecutive shutout minutes (412 minutes) on Saturday against the Montreal Impact (4-2-0), but second half strikes by Didier Drogba and Ignacio Piatti canceled out a first half strike from Kennedy Igboananike to give the Impact the 2-1 win before 14,509 at Toyota Park.


April 16, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Flash, Dash, Spirit win openers

BOYDS, Md.--- Joanna Lohman scored the only goal of the game to give the Washington Spirit a 1-0 win over the Boston Breakers in front of 3,578 at the Maryland SoccerPlex Saturday.


April 16, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Rowdies, Indy earn first win, Cosmos fall

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. ---Goalkeeper Matt Pickens made a late stop of a penalty kick to preserve a 1-0 win for the Tampa Bay Rowdies over FC Edmonton at Al Lang Stadium Saturday.


April 16, 2016
DISPIRITED
Breakers bounced by Washington in opener

BOYDS, Md. -- The Boston Breakers surrendered a third-minute goal in falling, 1-0, to the Washington Spirit in the NWSL season-opener before 3,578 at the Maryland Soccerplex Saturday night.


April 16, 2016
NWSL TITLE GAME
Final will be played at BBVA Compass Stadium

HOUSTON -- BBVA Compass Stadium will play host to the National Women's Soccer League Championship, the league announced Saturday. The game will be played Sunday, Oct. 9 and will be televised nationally on FOX Sports 1. Kickoff time will be announced later.


April 16, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

After being shut out in two straight games, New England has only scored one goal in each of its last three matches Ė and yet is unbeaten in that stretch.


April 16, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Armada give Meola first coaching win

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Haitian international Pascal Millienís 37th-minute goal made the difference as the Jacksonville Armada FC took a 2-1 win over Miami FC at Community First Park Friday night.


April 15, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Didier Drogba might actually be available to Montreal Ė for only the second time this season Ė on Saturday since Chicago's Toyota Park has a grass surface.


April 15, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Midfielder Austin da Luz is off to the fastest start in the NASL this year. He has scored two game-winning headers for Carolina and has three goals overall.


April 15, 2016
GETTING READY
Boston City FC sets staff for inaugural NPSL season

Boston City FC, which opens its inaugural National Premier Soccer League season against New York Cosmos B May 1, has added three key administrators, the team announced Friday.


April 15, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Galaxy have allowed only four goals in five games this season, tied with the Rapids for the fewest, but their defense took a hit when the MLS Disciplinary Committee suspended midfielder Nigel de Jong three games for his yellow-card tackle on Darlington Nagbe last week.


April 14, 2016
NASL FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Jacksonville opened its 2016 season with a tough road match against the New York Cosmos. If you just looked at the box score, it would appear that the Armada came away with a convincing victory, but they struggled to finish and fell to the Cosmos, 2-0 in Tony Meola's coaching debut.


April 14, 2016
NWSL ON FOX
Three games, playoffs, to be televised

CHICAGO -- The National Women's Soccer League and FOX Sports announced a one-year agreement to telecast six NWSL games for the second consecutive season Thursday.


April 14, 2016
FORWARD DUO
Mutiny announces return of Howarth, Ugolik

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- The New England Mutiny announced the return of forward duo of Kate Howarth and Rachel Ugolik for the United Womenís Soccer season Thursday.


April 14, 2016
DRAWN TOGETHER
USWNT to face New Zealand, France, Colombia in Olympic group play

The United States will face New Zealand, France and Colombia in Group G at the 2016 Olympic women's soccer tournament throughout Brazil from Aug. 3-19.


April 13, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Dallas to the top of MLS West; Red Bulls' struggles continue

KANSAS CITY, Kan.--Shkelzen Gashi's first MLS goal was a big one, giving the Colorado Rapids a 2-1 win over Sporting Kansas City Wednesday at Sporting Park.


April 13, 2016
MLS INFORMER
No, No, Nigel

Nigel de Jong's 73rd-minute foul tackle of Darlington Nagbe during the Timbers' and Galaxy's 1-1 draw has been getting as much, if not more, attention than Nat Borchers' wrong-headed own-goal in the 84th minute Ė and it soon will be getting the attention of the MLS Disciplinary Committee.


April 12, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Don't expect a goal-fest as both the Colorado Rapids and Sporting Kansas City are tied for allowing a league-low three goals each.


April 11, 2016
STRONG ROSTER
Breakers return 10 players from last season

The Boston Breakers announced 10 returning players on a 20-player roster for the National Womenís Soccer League season Monday.


April 11, 2016
DRAFT SIGNINGS
Breakers add forward, 'keeper

The Boston Breakers have signed forward Brittany Ratcliffe and goalkeeper Abby Smith, the team announced Monday.


April 10, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 13 roundup

Queretaro and Toluca battled to a scoreless draw Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.


April 10, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
No winners, no losers on Sunday

HOUSTON - Chad Marshall scored a 94th-minute equalizer as Seattle Sounders FC earned a road point against the Houston Dynamo Sunday afternoon at BBVA Compass Stadium.


April 10, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos, Loons post 2-0 win

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Costa Rican forward Jairo Arrieta and Adam Moffat scored to lift the Cosmos to a 2-0 victory over Jacksonville Armada FC at James M. Shuart Stadium on Sunday night.


April 10, 2016
SECOND GLANCE
Johnston completes her brace against Colombia



April 10, 2016
JULIE'S JEWEL
Johnston brace leads US Women past Colombia

CHESTER, Pa.---Julie Johnston scored two goals, both on free kick assists by Tobin Heath, as the U.S. Womenís national team blanked Colombia for the second time in four days, this time taking a 3-0 win Sunday at sold-out Talen
Energy Stadium.


April 9, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Montreal, DC, KC, RSL post clean sheets

MONTREAL, PQ--The Montreal Impact blanked Columbus Crew SC 2-0 Saturday at Stade Olympique.


April 9, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The first match of the Flyover Cup kicks off in Edmonton with both sides back after difficult matches last weekend.


April 9, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
RailHawks come back to top Rayo OKC

INDIANAPOLIS--- Indy Eleven's Nemanja Vukoviś scored an 89th minute goal to force a 1-1 tie with the Ottawa Fury FC in front of 9,104 fans at Carroll Stadium Saturday night.


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