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Neymar leads Brazil past U.S. before sparse crowd

Neymar and Roberto Firmino scored first-half goals, and Brazil overwhelmed the United States 2-0 before a sparse crowd of 32,469 at MetLife Stadium. Firmino scored in the 11th minute off …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018

U.S. and Sounders striker Clint Dempsey retires from soccer

Former U.S. national team captain and Seattle Sounders striker Clint Dempsey announced his retirement on Wednesday, effective immediately.

A look behind murky MLS disciplinary system that took 25 days to further punish Sounders forward Clint Dempsey for red card

Sounders forward Clint Dempsey has been suspended an additional game for a red card handed out 25 days earlier: a delayed decision that’s caused much head-scratching amongst MLS fans ever-frustrated …

Sounders get salary help, sign Clint Dempsey to new deal for 2018

The Seattle Sounders will have Clint Dempsey when they try to make it to a third straight MLS Cup final.

Sounders’ Clint Dempsey wins MLS Comeback Player

Inside Clint Dempsey’s chest sits a monitor that is constantly collecting data. That data then gets transmitted so doctors can scrutinize the results and make sure that Dempsey’s heart – …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017

Sounders’ Clint Dempsey wins MLS Comeback Player of the Year Award

Seattle Sounders forward Clint Dempsey has been named the MLS Comeback Player of the Year after a heart condition put his career in jeopardy.

Sounders host Portland in premier conference match

Nothing like a first-place battle in late August to throw some added spice on to a Sounders rivalry with the Portland Timbers that doesn’t need much script-making to begin with.

Clint Dempsey’s last-second PK lifts Sounders past Minnesota, 2-1

Clint Dempsey converted a penalty kick in the final seconds of stoppage time on Sunday night, lifting the Seattle Sounders to a 2-1 victory over Minnesota United.

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017

Clint Dempsey leads Sounders past Sporting KC 1-0

Clint Dempsey scored on a header in the 36th minute, and the Seattle Sounders stretched their unbeaten streak to eight games with a 1-0 victory against Sporting Kansas City on …

Clint Dempsey nets two goals as Sounders beat Rapids 3-1

Clint Dempsey scored two goals, Will Bruin had a goal and an assist, and the Seattle Sounders beat the Colorado Rapids 3-1 on Tuesday night.

Clint Dempsey closes in on Landon Donovan’s U.S. national team goals record

Forward Clint Dempsey is one international goal from tying Landon Donovan for most in U.S. team history. But the 34-year-old is far more interested in getting this team back to …

Sounders coach Brian Schmetzer hopes for missing offensive rhythm

His back line the deepest it’s been all season, Sounders coach Brian Schmetzer is ready to see the team’s attack show cohesion that’s been missing up to now as well.

Sounders’ Clint Dempsey feeling the most physically confident he’s been yet as Seattle prepares to hit the road

Sounders forward Clint Dempsey says his high-scoring sojourn with the United States Men’s National Team has left him more physically confident than he’s been in quite some time.

Clint Dempsey hat trick lifts U.S. over Honduras 6-0 to rebound

Clint Dempsey scored his second international goal, 18-year-old phenom Christian Pulisic had one goal and set up three others, and the U.S. routed Honduras 6-0 to get right back in …

Sounders raise title banner, then beat Red Bulls 3-1

Jordan Morris drew a penalty to set up the first goal, scored on a header in the 66th minute to give Seattle the lead, and the Sounders celebrated last year’s …

Clint Dempsey open to whatever role Bruce Arena sees as a fit for him

Clint Dempsey says he’s open to whatever role Bruce Arena sees fit for him as he rejoins the U.S. national team for upcoming World Cup qualifying matches. Dempsey says he’s …

Sounders expect Clint Dempsey in lineup for season opener

The Seattle Sounders expect to have star forward Clint Dempsey in the lineup for Saturday’s season opener at Houston. It would be his first MLS match since being sidelined by …

Sounders’ Clint Dempsey feeling good again after heart issue

Seattle Sounders star Clint Dempsey says the symptoms that eventually led him to being diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat first surfaced last February but it wasn’t until late summer that …

Clint Dempsey plays for a half as Sounders wrap up preseason in Tucson with loss to the Earthquakes

Sounders forward Clint Dempsey took another step toward being able to compete during the regular season, playing the entire first half of his team’s 1-0 loss to the San Jose …

Sounders return with Clint Dempsey cleared to practice

Just 45 days after winning the club’s first MLS Cup title, the Seattle Sounders returned to the practice field on Tuesday for the beginning of training camp.

Sounders’ playoff hopes may ride on defeating Whitecaps

The Sounders have seven regular-season games left, but their unofficial playoffs begin now.

Sounders’ Clint Dempsey out for season

Sounders forward Clint Dempsey, the club’s highest-paid and highest-profile player, will not play again this season, general manager Garth Lagerwey confirmed on Tuesday morning at Starfire Sports.

In Brief: Clint Dempsey returns to practice for Seattle Sounders

Clint Dempsey returned to practice for the Seattle Sounders on Wednesday after missing time due to an irregular heartbeat, although it’s unknown whether he will play again this season.

Clint Dempsey being evaluated for irregular heartbeat

Sounders and U.S. national team forward Clint Dempsey is undergoing medical evaluations for an irregular heartbeat, the club announced Friday, and has been ruled out for this Sunday’s match at …

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.

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 …

Sounders rout first-place FC Dallas

Clint Dempsey, Andreas Ivanschitz and Jordan Morris scored during a 15-minute span of the first half and the Seattle Sounders routed MLS-leading FC Dallas 5-0 on Wednesday night to snap …

Clint Dempsey, Gyasi Zardes lead U.S. over Ecuador, into Copa semis

Clint Dempsey scored for the third straight game on a first-half header and set up Gyasi Zardes for a tap-in goal midway through the second half, boosting the United States …

U.S. reaches Copa America quarterfinals, wins Group A

The United States advanced to the quarterfinals of the Copa America, getting a first-half goal from Clint Dempsey and surviving DeAndre Yedlin’s early second-half ejection to beat Paraguay 1-0 on …

US bounces back with 4-0 victory over Costa Rica

The fans stood and cheered when Clint Dempsey headed off the field in the second half, and the forward responded with his own round of applause.