Stories tagged: soccer
Sun., Aug. 7, 2016, 7:27 p.m.
Clint Dempsey has hat trick; Sounders beat Orlando City 3-1
Clint Dempsey had his second-career MLS hat trick and the Seattle Sounders beat Orlando City 3-1 on Sunday night to end a three-game winless streak.
Sat., Aug. 6, 2016, 11:10 p.m.
Solo comes up big in 200th cap as U.S. beats France 1-0
Love her or hate her, Hope Solo’s dominance as a goalkeeper is undeniable.
Sat., Aug. 6, 2016, 9:09 p.m.
Digest: Daniel Berger shoots 62 to take lead after three rounds at Travelers Championship
Daniel Berger shot an 8-under par 62 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Connecticut.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 9:08 p.m.
First pizzas, now sports cars for Leicester’s title-winners
First it was pizzas. Now it’s top-of-the-range sports cars.
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 10:01 p.m.
Digest: Kevin Greene follows unique, loud path to Hall of Fame
Greene will be inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio on Saturday.
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 6:43 p.m.
Newsmakers: NZ Formula One driver Chris Amon dead at 73
New Zealand motor racing driver
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 12:32 p.m.
Olympics begin with Sweden beating South Africa in soccer
The first Olympics in Brazil are underway – aptly with a game of soccer in the sport’s spiritual home. Just not a very memorable one.
Sun., July 31, 2016, 11:01 p.m.
Seattle dominates, but settles for 1-1 draw with Los Angeles
It should have been a celebration for the Seattle Sounders. Instead, more frustration. New coach in charge. New star player in the lineup. Same disappointing result.
Sat., July 30, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
Digest: Tyron Woodley shocks Robbie Lawler with first-round KO for welterweight title
Tyron Woodley took the welterweight champion Robbie Lawler on Saturday night, stopping him with 2:12 left in the first round at UFC 201 at Philips Arena in Atlanta.
Sat., July 30, 2016, 9:25 p.m.
Young soccer star Mallory Pugh takes uncommon road to Rio Olympics
The day before she officially made the U.S. women’s soccer team for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, Mallory Pugh grabbed Coach Jill Ellis’ attention one more time.
Thu., July 28, 2016, 8:21 p.m.
Chuba Akpom scores deciding goal as Arsenal tops MLS All-Stars
Chuba Akpom scored the deciding goal in the 87th minute from about 4 yards out on a cross from the left side by Nacho Monreal, and Arsenal topped the MLS …
Thu., July 28, 2016, 8:18 p.m.
Digest: Mirim Lee shoots 10-under 62 to tie Women’s British Open
Mirim Lee shot a 10-under 62 on Thursday to match the Women’s British Open record and open a three-stroke lead in the major championship at tree-lined Woburn (England) Golf Club.
Thu., July 28, 2016, 5:54 p.m.
Sounders sign Alvaro Fernandez for second stint with club
The Seattle Sounders signed midfielder Alvaro Fernandez for a second stint with the club.
Wed., July 27, 2016, 11:10 p.m.
Shadow women have recipe for soccer success
New team. New league. New coach. Lately that’s been part of the formula for soccer success in the Inland Northwest.
Wed., July 27, 2016, 2:54 p.m.
Sounders add Uruguay star Lodeiro as designated player
Nicolas Lodeiro, the attacking midfielder who just helped Argentina powerhouse Boca Juniors reach the semifinals of the prestigious Copa Libertadores club championship in South America, has signed with the Seattle …
Tue., July 26, 2016, 5:58 p.m.
Seattle Sounders part ways with coach Sigi Schmid
Sigi Schmid won an MLS Supporters Shield, four U.S. Open Cups, and never missed the playoffs as head coach of the Seattle Sounders. But the team and Schmid are parting …
Sun., July 24, 2016, 10:45 p.m.
Area roundup: Pitching helps local teams win at state legion tournaments
Area teams continued their strong play Sunday at the American Legion State tournaments with some stellar pitching on the second day of pool play.
Sun., July 24, 2016, 6:50 p.m.
Konta upsets Venus Williams for Stanford title
Hard-hitting Johanna Konta whipped winners every which way and outslugged top-seeded Venus Williams to capture her first career singles title, winning the Bank of the West Classic 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 …
Sun., July 24, 2016, 6:24 p.m.
Dwyer has 2 goals as Sporting KC beats Sounders 3-0
Dom Dwyer scored twice and Sporting Kansas City held the Seattle Sounders without a shot until the 88th minute in a 3-0 victory Sunday.
Sat., July 23, 2016, 10:28 p.m.
Soccer: Fernando Alvarez’s hat trick helps Spokane Shadow upset Vancouver
Fernando Alvarez, who spent most of the season on defense, posted a hat trick on Saturday as the Spokane Shadow kept the Vancouver Victory from clinching the Evergreen Premier League …
Sat., July 23, 2016, 9:10 p.m.
Osvaldo Alonso’s one-game absence will add to Sounders’ woes
Seattle Sounders midfielder Osvaldo Alonso will miss his first league match of the season on Sunday at Sporting Kansas City.
Tue., July 19, 2016, 9:47 p.m.
Digest: Big 12 directs commissioner to evaluate expansion candidates
The Big 12 presidents have directed Commissioner Bob Bowlsby to evaluate schools that are interested in joining the conference, stopping just short of announcing it planned to expand.
Tue., July 19, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
Pro soccer TV analyst Peter Pappas pleads guilty to drug kickback scheme
A TV analyst for Major League Soccer’s Philadelphia Union pleaded guilty Tuesday to receiving nearly $500,000 in kickbacks for filling unneeded prescriptions for himself and recruiting others to the scheme.
Sun., July 17, 2016, 6:35 p.m.
Valeri scores twice, Timbers beat Sounders 3-1
Diego Valeri was back at full speed after missing three games because of an ankle injury. Valeri scored his eighth and ninth goals of the season to help the Portland …
Sat., July 16, 2016, 10:16 p.m.
Shadow women win inaugural Northwest Premier League title
The Spokane Shadow women’s team claimed the inaugural Northwest Premier League title on Saturday, defeating the Seattle Stars 4-0 at Starfire Complex in Tukwila, Washington.
Sat., July 16, 2016, 9:30 p.m.
Digest: Hyo Joo Kim takes three-stroke lead in Marathon Classic
Hyo Joo Kim had five birdies in a six-hole stretch and shot a 7-under 64 on Saturday at Highland Meadows to open a three-stroke lead in the Marathon Classic in …
Thu., July 14, 2016, 7:47 p.m.
Digest: Hyo Joo Kim, Mirim Lee, Haru Nomura share Marathon Classic lead
Hyo Joo Kim bogeyed her final hole Thursday for a 5-under 66 and a share of the Marathon Classic lead with fellow South Korean player Mirim Lee and Japan’s Haru …
Tue., July 12, 2016, 6:47 p.m.
Newsmakers: Pistons sign Boban Marjanovic to $21 million, 3-year deal
The Detroit Pistons bolstered their collection of big men Tuesday, signing center
Sun., July 10, 2016, 7:56 p.m.
Digest: Angel McCoughtry, Atlanta Dream hold off Connecticut Sun
Angel McCoughtry tied her career high with four 3s and finished with 26 points, and Sancho Lyttle scored 17 and grabbed 14 rebounds to help the Atlanta Dream hold off …
Sat., July 9, 2016, 7:28 p.m.
Portugal’s Pepe fit for final against France
Portugal defender Pepe is fit and ready for another duel with France’s top forward Antoine Griezmann on the European Championship final on Sunday.