Stories tagged: soccer
Sun., Jan. 31, 2016, 9:35 p.m.
In brief: A’ja Wilson’s ignites No. 2 South Carolina women
South Carolina moved a step closer to an upcoming showdown against No. 1 Connecticut with another road win over a top-10 team.
Sun., Jan. 31, 2016, 6:34 p.m.
Birnbaum’s 90th-minute header puts U.S. men past Iceland, 3-2
Steve Birnbaum headed home the tiebreaking goal on Michael Bradley’s corner kick in the 90th minute, and the U.S. men’s national team opened its 2016 schedule with a 3-2 exhibition …
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016, 6:39 p.m.
Chris Davis formally signed a $161 million, seven-year contract, a deal that includes $42 million in deferred money that won’t be fully received until he is 51.
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016, 8:18 p.m.
Sounders sign veteran midfielder Michael Farfan
The Seattle Sounders have bolstered their midfield before the start of training camp by signing veteran Michael Farfan.
Mon., Jan. 11, 2016, 8:28 p.m.
Carli Lloyd of the U.S. is named FIFA world player of the year, and Jill Ellis is coach of the year
Carli Lloyd won soccer’s highest individual honor by being named FIFA’s women’s world player of the year and her coach, Jill Ellis, who was chosen FIFA’s top women’s coach for …
Mon., Jan. 4, 2016, 3:50 p.m.
Benitez fired as Real Madrid coach, replaced by Zinedine Zidane
Real Madrid fired coach Rafa Benitez after only seven months on Monday and replaced him with its former star player Zinedine Zidane.
Sun., Dec. 27, 2015, 5:57 p.m.
Triple Crown, flubbed punt among 2015’s top moments
The games people play. There are around 300 in pro football, 2,500 in baseball, 1,500 in basketball and thousands in soccer every year – and that’s just at the very …
Sat., Dec. 5, 2015, 5:33 p.m.
U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe tears knee ligament
Megan Rapinoe of the U.S. World Cup champion soccer team tore a knee ligament that will require surgery, jeopardizing her chances of playing in next summer’s Rio Olympics.
Sun., Nov. 29, 2015, 9:27 p.m.
Timbers tie FC Dallas 2-2 to advance
Defender Nat Borchers stepped up for the Portland Timbers with an MLS Cup spot in the line.
Fri., Nov. 27, 2015, 9:45 p.m.
Red Bulls’ Matt Miazga shows path for US elite soccer youth
Just 20 years old and an imposing 6-foot-3, Matt Miazga made his debut for the U.S. national team this month. He will start at center back Sunday when the Red …
Thu., Nov. 19, 2015, 6:27 p.m.
Seattle selected as one of 10 host cities for soccer’s Copa America
Copa America is coming not only to the United States for the first time, but to Puget Sound.
Tue., Nov. 17, 2015, 5:25 p.m.
France, England soccer teams unite in defiance, respect
LONDON – Uniting in a symbol of defiance and respect, players and fans of the French and English soccer teams delivered a moving display of solidarity at Wembley Stadium at …
Sun., Nov. 15, 2015, 8:36 p.m.
CCS women victors in NWAC soccer championship game
Alysha Overland had a goal and an assist in helping the CC Spokane women’s soccer team claim the Northwest Athletic Conference championship with a 2-0 victory over Highline.
Thu., Nov. 12, 2015, 10:04 p.m.
Schmid will be back as Sounders coach, new majority owner confirms
Sigi Schmid will return as Sounders coach in 2016, as first revealed by club general manager Garth Lagerwey at Thursday night’s Alliance annual business meeting and confirmed by newly-minted majority …
Thu., Nov. 12, 2015, 3:20 p.m.
WSU soccer team out to break NCAA curse
A “curse,” Beau Bremer calls them, Washington State’s recent home setbacks in the first round of the NCAA women’s soccer tournament.
Mon., Nov. 9, 2015, 6:27 p.m.
Freshmen play key role in Deer Park’s 14-1 girls soccer season
More than any high school sports team in Eastern Washington, the Deer Park girls soccer team has made the most of a fresh start.
Mon., Nov. 9, 2015, 9:30 a.m.
Whitworth women’s soccer coach resigns
Whitworth University women’s soccer coach Jael Hagerott has stepped down, the school announced Monday morning.
Sat., Nov. 7, 2015, 4:19 p.m.
Sounders have options in second leg of semifinal
The Seattle Sounders could play the second leg of their Western Conference semifinals series on Sunday evening in two very different ways.
Fri., Nov. 6, 2015, 5:24 p.m.
Sounders’ Clint Dempsey dropped for U.S. World Cup qualifiers
Seattle Sounders forward Clint Dempsey was left off the U.S. roster for its opening qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup, but U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann included a pair of players …
Mon., Nov. 2, 2015, 3:28 p.m.
Girls soccer playoffs: Mt. Spokane brings experience
The Mt. Spokane girls soccer team is hoping that past success translates into a more – starting Tuesday.
Sun., Nov. 1, 2015, 10:13 p.m.
Second-half goals lift Seattle Sounders over FC Dallas in first leg of Western Conference semifinals
Andreas Ivanschitz and Clint Dempsey rode to the rescue with second-half scores that gave Seattle a 2-1 win over FC Dallas at CenturyLink Field in the opening leg of a …
Sun., Nov. 1, 2015, 6:51 p.m.
College soccer roundup: WSU rallies to beat Oregon State
Beau Bremer scored in the 86th minute to give the Washington State women’s soccer team a 2-1 victory over the Oregon State Beavers on Sunday in Pullman.
Thu., Oct. 29, 2015, 9:48 p.m.
Gonzaga Prep girls take shootout win over Central Valley
The Gonzaga Prep Bullpups dominated Central Valley for most of a chilly evening before earning a 1-0 shootout win in their 4A District semifinal at Bullpup Stadium. “It didn’t play …
Wed., Oct. 28, 2015
Sandpoint residents consider sales tax increase to refurbish Barlow Stadium
Sandpoint residents will vote Tuesday on a proposed 1 percent sales tax increase to finance refurbishing Barlow Stadium at War Memorial Field.
Tue., Oct. 27, 2015, 1:19 p.m.
Obama honors U.S. women’s soccer team for World Cup victory
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama welcomed the U.S. women’s 2015 World Cup champion soccer team to the White House Tuesday, saying the team’s victory with class, excitement and style inspired …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 25, 2015, 10:43 p.m.
Seattle Sounders clinch playoff spot by beating Real Salt Lake, 3-1
Clint Dempsey scored two goals and assisted on another, all in the first 20 minutes of the game, as Seattle beat Real Salt Lake 3-1 to wrap up postseason position …
Wed., Oct. 21, 2015, 12:09 p.m.
Idaho state soccer tourneys begin Thursday
The defending Idaho 3A state champion girls soccer team and state runner-up return to state Thursday.
Tue., Oct. 20, 2015, 6:57 p.m.
Soccer: Arsenal beats Bayern Munich 2-0 in the Champions League
Goals from Olivier Giroud and Mesut Ozil helped Arsenal end a run of two consecutive defeats in the Champions League with a 2-0 victory over Bayern Munich on Tuesday.
Sun., Oct. 18, 2015, 8:33 p.m.
College soccer roundup: Idaho women win seventh straight
Kelly Dopke had a goal and an assist and Idaho did all its scoring in the first half for a 4-1 win over Northern Arizona on Sunday in a Big …
Sun., Oct. 18, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Sounders salvage draw but playoff fate will have to wait
The Seattle Sounders’ playoff fate will go down to the final day of this Major League Soccer season.