May 28, 2015 LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Third round roundup
As Division II North American Soccer League sides entered the Third Round of the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, the league matched up in seven battles with Division III United Soccer League counter parts. But the already tested USL sides went 6-0-1 in those matches, with Third Division Saint Louis FC also dispatching Minnesota United FC on penalties.
May 27, 2015 SPORT BIGGER THAN ORGANIZATIONS
U.S. Women on FIFA scandal
For their part, members of the U.S. Women's National Team, who have waged their own futile battle with FIFA over the playing surfaces at the upcoming Women's World Cup in Canada, had little to say about Wednesday's indictments of key figures in international soccer.
May 27, 2015 DOING THE PERP WALK
Indictments, arrests made in FIFA, CONCACAF corruption
Indictments were handed down and arrests made Wednesday in what might be the largest corruption scandal in sports history. Swiss authorities, acting in conjunction with United States law enforcement officials from the Justice Department, F.B.I. and I.R.S., either arrested or indicted 14 individuals at the highest levels of soccer. The arrests were made in Zurich as FIFA is about to open its general congress.
May 26, 2015 USL REVIEW
Seattle returns to top, OKC, Tulsa take weather-affected wins
The USL’s Western Conference has seen numerous surprises already this season, and the 10th week of the season continued that trend as the weekend concluded with two points separating seven teams in the middle of the standings. Unpredictable weather also played a role, as three of the week’s 10 games saw delays, including a thrilling contest in the battle for the King’s Cup.
May 26, 2015 MLS INFORMER
Between the lines
An original element of the MLS business plan was that teams needed to find, or more accurately build, their own stadiums and not share a facility with another team. The idea was to control the stadia and the revenue they generated.
May 24, 2015 MLS ROUNDUP
Union stun Red Bulls; Wondo nets his 100th
HARRISON, NJ--Second-half goals by Vincent Nogueira and C.J. Sapong lifted the Philadelphia Union (3-7-3, 12 pts) to their first-ever win at Red Bull Arena, 2-0 over the New York Red Bulls on Sunday afternoon.