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Rosales’ first goal of season lifts Sounders

SEATTLE – Mauro Rosales says he’ll still look to pass before he looks to score – unless he’s wide open so close to the net. Rosales scored in the 63rd …


Sounders shut out Galaxy

SEATTLE – Sounders FC coach Sigi Schmid had hopes his forward pairing of Fredy Montero and Eddie Johnson could emerge as the best in MLS by the end of the …


Sounders shut out Galaxy

SEATTLE — Eddie Johnson scored for the second straight game, directing home a header just before halftime, Fredy Montero scored his first goal of the season on a 35-yard strike …


Sporting KC rides first 7-0 start in MLS since ’96

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Peter Vermes never thought another Major League Soccer team would put together the kind of start that the Los Angeles Galaxy accomplished during the league’s inaugural …


Scott’s first MLS goal sparks Sounders

SEATTLE – Zach Scott headed in a corner kick from Alex Caskey midway through the 63rd minute for his first Major League Soccer goal, leading the Seattle Sounders past the …


Zakuani wants to put Mullan incident behind him

SEATTLE – There’s a slight limp and the scars along the front of Steve Zakuani’s right leg from a number of surgeries. Listening to the recovering Seattle Sounders midfielder talk, …


Sounders show strong defense in MLS

TUKWILA, Wash. – When the Seattle Sounders were unceremoniously booted from the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals last month by an onslaught of Santos Laguna goals, there was some definite concern …


Sounders, D.C. United finish in scoreless tie

WASHINGTON – D.C. United stretched its unbeaten streak to three matches with a 0-0 draw against the Seattle Sounders on Saturday night. After combining for 21 goals in their previous …


Houston’s Clark may face discipline for slur

SEATTLE – Houston Dynamo midfielder Colin Clark faces potential disciplinary action from MLS for directing a gay slur toward a young ball boy early in Friday night’s 2-0 loss to …


Estrada leads Seattle past Houston

SEATTLE – David Estrada walked into the locker room at halftime to find out his fourth goal in just two games was taken away. By the time he came back …


Former Gonzaga University soccer star Ching glad to be back in Houston

CARSON, Calif. – The drama involving a former Gonzaga University soccer standout was best summarized last month by his once and current teammates. “Ching-sanity,” proclaimed members of the Houston Dynamo …


Estrada scores three goals in Sounders opener

SEATTLE – Seattle forward David Estrada jogged off the pitch to raucous applause when he left the match in the 87th minute Saturday night. He made the sign of the …


Sounders prepare to host Laguna

SEATTLE – Before their fourth Major League Soccer season even kicks off, the Seattle Sounders might play the most important match in the franchise’s young history. While the CONCACAF Champions …


Hall of Fame catcher Carter dies

Baseball: Gary Carter, a Hall of Fame catcher who helped lift the New York Mets to a dramatic victory over the Boston Red Sox in the 1986 World Series, died …


Sounders make roster moves

TUKWILA, Wash. – The Seattle Sounders took another step toward finalizing their opening-day roster this week by making a handful of training-camp cuts. Gone are MLS Supplemental Draft picks Tim …


Sounders count on veterans Levesque, Scott

SEATTLE – They have been Sounders for a decade, long before the days of rave green. They are two of the oldest players on the team, but you’d never know …


Sounders poised to maintain high-powered offense in 2012

SEATTLE – Sounders FC’s 56 goals last season were by far the most in MLS. But will Seattle, seven weeks away from its first league game, be able to maintain …


Sounders’ Zakuani returns after long healing process

RENTON, Wash. – Complex medical terms are now part of Steve Zakuani’s vocabulary. He rattles off terms like compartment syndrome, plantar flexion and dorsiflexion with ease, all too familiar with …


Sounders, Rosales agree to extension

TUKWILA, Wash. – The Seattle Sounders FC and midfielder Mauro Rosales agreed on a long-awaited multi-year extension after the Argentinian’s breakout debut season in Seattle. The club announced the extension …


Penn St. asks ex-FBI director to investigate

Former FBI director Louis Freeh, tapped to lead Penn State’s investigation into the child sex-abuse allegations against a former assistant football coach, said his inquiry will go as far back …


Donovan’s goal gives Galaxy MLS Cup

CARSON, Calif. – Landon Donovan scored in the 72nd minute on passes from Robbie Keane and David Beckham, and the Los Angeles Galaxy’s three superstars won their first MLS Cup …


Beckham’s Galaxy in line for MLS championship

CARSON, Calif. – David Beckham has reached the grand finale of his five-year Hollywood saga. The English superstar will play for his first Major League Soccer championship today with the …


Sounders down, out despite 2-0 victory

SEATTLE – Kasey Keller took one final lap of appreciation around Seattle’s home field, clapping and giving thumbs up the entire way to those that stuck around. The career of …


Sounders’ 2-0 win not enough to advance

Osvaldo Alonso and Lamar Neagle scored five minutes apart early in the second half for Seattle, but Real Salt Lake advanced to the Western Conference final with a 3-2 aggregate …


Sounders need huge win to advance

TUKWILA, Wash. – Seattle Sounders FC coach Sigi Schmid has been on the end of an extraordinary comeback before. The wrong end.


Sounders need big win against RSL to stay alive

SANDY, Utah – After what was arguably the worst performance in franchise history, the Seattle Sounders will need one of their best to keep their season alive. A crushing 3-0 …


Real Salt Lake puts Sounders in huge hole after first leg of series

SANDY, Utah – Sounders FC’s pursuit of an MLS Cup started ominously with a nightmarish 3-0 road loss Saturday against Real Salt Lake in the first leg of the Western …


Portland proudly Soccer City, USA once again

PORTLAND – The Portland Timbers can take pride in rekindling Soccer City, USA. Sure, the team and its supporters are disappointed they finished out of the Major League Soccer playoffs. …


Sounders topple Chivas USA, lose Rosales

CARSON, Calif. – The image of star midfielder Mauro Rosales being taken off the field on a stretcher, his hands covering his forlorn face, was exactly what Sounders FC had …


Sounders topple Chivas USA, lose Rosales

CARSON, Calif. – The image of star midfielder Mauro Rosales being taken off the field on a stretcher, his hands covering his forlorn face, was exactly what Sounders FC had …