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Sounders end Salt Lake unbeaten streak with 4-0 rout

SEATTLE – Marco Pappa, Chad Barrett and Obafemi Martins each scored second-half goals and the Seattle Sounders ended Real Salt Lake’s season-opening unbeaten streak at 12 with a 4-0 victory …


Sounders FC defender Djimi Traore sidelined with adductor injury

Seattle Sounders FC’s back line took a hit this week when the club learned that starting central defender Djimi Traore suffered a torn adductor in his leg Saturday at Vancouver. …


Sounders escape rival Vancouver with point

VANCOUVER, B.C. – More madness in Cascadia. The Sounders gave up a gift of a go-ahead goal to the Vancouver Whitecaps, then got a gift of a penalty kick to …


Sounders take on speedy Whitecaps

If the Seattle Sounders have traveled a fairly consistent road in MLS, the Vancouver Whitecaps have taken, well, a different path. Seattle’s rival from north of the border has had …


Sounders Clint Dempsey, DeAndre Yedlin make U.S. World Cup roster

Two Sounders will be making the trip to Brazil for the World Cup. They just might not be the exact two most expected. Star forward Clint Dempsey and surprise inclusion …


Sounders defeat Earthquakes 1-0 on Martins’ goal

SEATTLE – The Seattle Sounders showed Saturday that it has world-class talent to spare. With a trio of starters away with the U.S. national team, Seattle got a goal to …


Sounders eager to play after big defeat

TUKWILA, Wash. – The wait between games is harder some weeks than others. And following the worst defeat in franchise history – Sunday’s 5-0 loss at New England – the …


Former Gonzaga star Zach Scott epitomizes ‘Mr. Sounder’

Whatever the title “Mr. Sounder” might mean, defender Zach Scott is clearly a candidate. Seattle Sounders coach Sigi Schmid bestowed the honor last week, after Scott, a Gonzaga University product, …


ESPN, Fox lock up MLS

ESPN and Fox executives see devoted fans at Major League Soccer matches and figure burgeoning national television viewership is soon to follow. The agreements announced Monday with MLS and U.S. …


Sounders pounded

The Seattle Sounders ended their historic winning streak with a historic defeat Sunday at New England. The Sounders’ club-record five-game winning streak ended with a club-record 5-0 loss at Gillette …


Dempsey returns to the beginning

Clint Dempsey’s second go-around in MLS makes an important stop this weekend. Call it a homecoming of sorts. Sounders FC’s road game today against the New England Revolution will mark …


Sounders FC beat FC Dallas 2-1 for fifth straight win

SEATTLE – Kenny Cooper scored in the 88th minute Wednesday, and the Seattle Sounders came from behind to beat FC Dallas 2-1 for their fifth straight win. Less than 2 …


Red-hot Sounders take on Dallas

TUKWILA, Wash. – Quick turnarounds and midweek games are often viewed as burdens over the long grind of an MLS season. For the Sounders, though, there are a few reasons …


Lamar Neagle finds scoring touch for Sounders

SEATTLE – When Sounders FC’s Lamar Neagle played at forward last season, he starred – collecting eight goals and four assists. The 20 points were tied for the team lead …


Clint Dempsey scores 2 goals, Sounders beat Rapids 4-1

SEATTLE – Everything that Clint Dempsey hoped would happen last year after his splashy signing with the Seattle Sounders is happening now. Dempsey scored twice in a 5-minute span early …


Sounders have something to prove today

SEATTLE – Seemingly so much has transpired since Sounders FC’s last home game back in March. Need a CliffNotes version?


Newsmakers

Fired The New York Knicks fired coach Mike Woodson on Monday after his team fell from division champions to out of the playoffs in one season. Phil Jackson, in his …


Sounders come back again to triumph

CARSON, Calif. – The Sounders fell behind in all three games of a long April road trip, yet they will return home having earned two wins and a tie after …


Former Sounder Rosales leads emerging Chivas USA

TUKWILA, Wash. – Chivas USA has been an easy target for a cheap laugh on multiple fronts in Major League Soccer. Attendance has been worst in the league since 2012, …


Brad Evans should return to Sounders on Saturday lineup after fluke injury

TUKWILA, Wash. – After leaving the Sounders’ second game with a calf injury, Brad Evans thought he might need a couple of days rest. Instead, Evans has been sidelined for …


Clint Dempsey leads Sounders FC past Dallas, 3-2

FRISCO, Texas – Clint Dempsey scored twice to lead Seattle Sounders FC to a 3-2 victory over FC Dallas on Saturday night. Dempsey scored the winning goal in the 85th …


Sounders’ Kenny Cooper returns to Lone Star State

Ahead of facing his former team, Sounders FC’s Kenny Cooper spent time this week recalling fond memories and expressing plans to pay back old fans for their support. Wait. Wasn’t …


Coyotes on brink of missing playoffs

NHL: Pekka Rinne made 29 saves to lead the host Nashville Predators to a 2-0 win over Phoenix on Thursday night, damaging the Coyotes’ playoff hopes. Craig Smith and Patric …


Clint Dempsey nets hat trick, Seattle and Portland draw 4-4

PORTLAND – The plan was for Clint Dempsey to go 60 minutes and see how he was feeling less than 72 hours after playing 90 minutes in a U.S. national …


Sounders play Timbers in Portland today

PORTLAND – A couple of days of secrecy will come to an end today when a national television audience watches the Seattle Sounders and Portland Timbers in the first Cascadia …


Sounders and Timbers set to kick off 2014 version of soccer rivalry

TUKWILA, Wash. – Kenny Cooper was there when the Seattle vs. Portland rivalry made its debut at the Major League Soccer level. At that time, Cooper was representing the Rose …


Crew nip Sounders

For 51 straight games, the Seattle Sounders had been like clockwork: When they scored first, they didn’t lose. That unbeaten run dating to 2010 ended Saturday at CenturyLink Field, as …


New Marshall

SEATTLE – The era Chad Marshall knew had ended. The stalwart defender had just finished his 10th MLS season with the Columbus Crew, seemingly an eternity in professional sports, and …


Three Sounders called up

SEATTLE – The U.S. men’s national team, once again, has called upon Sounders FC in the buildup to this summer’s World Cup in Brazil. Seattle’s Clint Dempsey, Brad Evans and …


Seattle defeats Impact

MONTREAL – Seattle Sounders FC survived the first half of Clint Dempsey’s suspension just fine Sunday, taking a 2-0 win over the Montreal Impact at Olympic Stadium. With their highest-paid …