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Sounders host L.A.; seeds up for grabs

Supporters Shield and the Western Conference title aren’t available to the Seattle Sounders as they close their fifth MLS regular season Sunday against the Los Angeles Galaxy. However, for the …


Sliding Sounders fall to Dallas

FRISCO, Texas – Michel had a goal and an assist as FC Dallas beat Seattle 2-0 on Saturday, keeping the Sounders from clinching a playoff spot. Michel, who replaced Kenny …


Timbers in first place

PORTLAND – Even a few tense moments and a flurry of shots at the finish didn’t dissuade Portland coach Caleb Porter from believing that the Timbers were going to beat …


Manneh’s hat trick powers Whitecaps past Sounders

SEATTLE – The Seattle Sounders had a chance to claim the best record in MLS on Wednesday. Instead, for the second consecutive game, Seattle looked like the league’s worst.


Djokovic beats Nadal for China Open title

Tennis: Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-4 to win the China Open in Beijing for the fourth time Sunday. The Serb racked up four aces to the Spaniard’s two …


Rapids rout ailing Sounders

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Deshorn Brown scored twice, the first coming 13 seconds into the game, and the Colorado Rapids beat the undermanned Seattle Sounders 5-1 Saturday night. Brown’s initial …


Neal lifts United over RSL 1-0 for US Open Cup

Lewis Neal scored in the 45th minute and D.C. United won its third U.S. Open Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Real Salt Lake on Tuesday night. Neal collected …


Sounders, Red Bulls tie

SEATTLE – Tim Cahill got control of a loose ball in the penalty area and scored late in the 76th minute on Sunday night, lifting the New York Red Bulls …


Sounders could clinch playoff berth Sunday

TUKWILA, Wash. – For Sigi Schmid, fatherly advice often involves soccer. That was the case this week when his son Kyle, an assistant coach for the UC Riverside men’s soccer …


Martin claims third win at cycling worlds

Cycling: Tony Martin of Germany won his third straight title in the individual time trial at the road cycling world championships while Olympic champion Bradley Wiggins finished second. Martin completed …


Sounders, Galaxy play to 1-1 tie in L.A.

CARSON, Calif. – So it wasn’t quite the star-studded affair it was billed to be. Saturday’s clash between Sounders FC and the Los Angeles Galaxy was disappointingly played without Clint …


Star-studded affair at L.A.

The stars will be out tonight. Call it the Constellation Cup. The Seattle Sounders’ game against the Los Angeles Galaxy will feature two talent-laden teams with nearly $19 million in …


Fifth straight win gives Sounders most points in MLS

SEATTLE – Not long ago, the Seattle Sounders found themselves needing to pick up as many points as possible just to get back into playoff positioning. Very quickly, the Sounders …


Could be playoff preview

TUKWILA, Wash. – According to the schedule, tonight marks the year’s third and final meeting between the Seattle Sounders and Real Salt Lake. But that’s just the regular season, of …


Donovan to stay in U.S.

Forward Landon Donovan signed a multiyear contract extension with the Los Angeles Galaxy, keeping the high-scoring U.S. national team star with his MLS club. The Galaxy announced the deal Wednesday …


Sounders tip rival Timbers in front of record crowd

SEATTLE – Only one result would do Sunday. As the Sounders faced a bitter rival of almost 40 years and drew another record home crowd, as flags waved and bellowing …


Timbers much improved from last year

SEATTLE – Odd as it might seem, first-year Portland Timbers coach Caleb Porter saw progress in a frustrating midweek result. Blowing a one-goal lead with a one-man advantage Wednesday against …


Timbers, Sounders meet in Dempsey’s home debut

TUKWILA, Wash. – Aside from his head coach, Brad Evans is about the only one who has been there for all the moments, games and events that have helped define …


Dynamo dominate Sounders

HOUSTON – The Sounders, once again, melted in Texas. Dynamo forward Giles Barnes scored twice and Will Bruin added his sixth of the season as Houston cruised to a 3-1 …


Seattle routs Dallas 3-0 as Dempsey arrives

SEATTLE – Eddie Johnson didn’t hesitate after scoring his fifth goal of the season. He looked up at the suite where Clint Dempsey was sitting and gave a salute that …


Dempsey a knockout with Sounders fans

SEATTLE – Clint Dempsey waited on the small stage at midfield. Finally he unzipped his sweatshirt and made official a surprising career move. Dempsey is leaving behind the Premier League …


Sounders intend to jump over Hoops

The last time FC Dallas came to Seattle, the Hoops were 7-1-3 and riding atop the Major League Soccer standings. Sounders FC coach Sigi Schmid also pegged them as a …


Sounders stay hot on home field

SEATTLE – Lamar Neagle scored in the 57th minute to cap a rally that lifted the Seattle Sounders to a 2-1 victory over Chivas USA on Sunday night. Brad Evans …


Sounders look to rebound in second half of season

TUKWILA, Wash. – Redemption will be a big theme for the middle-of-the-pack Seattle Sounders in the second half of the season. Seattle has lost three of its last four games, …


Sounders wobble

TUKWILA, Wash. – The question was simple: Sounders FC coach Sigi Schmid was asked how his team’s health was ahead of today’s road game at San Jose. “OK,” Schmid answered.


Sounders unable to catch ’Caps

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Eventually, a Whitecaps lead was due to stick. The Seattle Sounders had come back from four deficits against Pacific Northwest rival Vancouver and had earned at least …


Sounders on road against ’Caps

TUKWILA – The past couple months have seen some of Sounders FC’s worst losses along with some of the team’s greatest runs of success. Confusing? Well, such has been Seattle’s …


Brazil tops Spain for Confederations Cup title

Soccer: Fred scored two goals, Neymar added another and host Brazil defeated world champion Spain 3-0 to win the Confederations Cup on Sunday night in Rio de Janeiro. Brazil, a …


Sounders uncertain about Martinez

TUKWILA – Sounders FC has been left confused and frustrated over Mario Martinez’s situation after the midfielder was named to Honduras’ 23-man roster for the upcoming CONCACAF Gold Cup. Seattle …


Newsmakers

Failed Turkey was hit by eight more athletes reportedly caught using banned substances, just days after eight of the country’s weightlifters were pulled out of the Mediterranean Games for failing …