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  • Jermaine Jones potential move to MLS gets weirder

    Report says the United States midfielder has agreed to terms, but only if he's allowed to join Fire, which MLS is unwilling to guarantee. Just when it appeared as though Jermaine Jones' move to Major League Soccer was nearing a simple solution, now come reports that whatever happens is going to be…

    SB Nation
  • Demba Ba mistakes Champions League qualifier for video game, attempts shot from opening kick

    How do you start a Champions League qualifying playoff against Arsenal in a way that would even make Zlatan Ibrahimovic think twice?

    Dirty Tackle
  • DTotD: Sergio Ramos hits Mario Mandzukic in the face, has no idea why anyone would be upset about that

    The Spanish Super Cup brought a rematch of last season's Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, giving Sergio Ramos a chance to hit Atletico new boy Mario Mandzukic in the face. Twice.

    Dirty Tackle
  • Bayern Munich had a presentation event for their new bus and it was very silly

    The kit launch is old news. If football clubs are going to truly capture the imaginations of their fans, they have to find something new. Something big. Something that will inspire a new generation of supporters. And Bayern Munich have found that next big thing: bus unveiling.

    Dirty Tackle
  • Tottenham poised for 'killer' Europa League

    Several former winners enter the Europa League picture this week as the likes of Tottenham Hotspur and Inter Milan begin the long road to glory in the play-off round. Tottenham, champions of the predecessor UEFA Cup in 1971 and 1984, travel to Cyprus where they face AEL Limassol in the first leg on…

    AFP
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    Female soccer players rally against use of artificial turf in World Cup

    Some of the world's top players are fuming, as they may have to play on artificial grass at next year's women's World Cup finals in Canada. It would be the first tournament where turf is used instead of grass. Some players are calling the decision discriminatory. Jim Axelrod reports.

    CBS News
  • European soccer clubs opening US academies

    European clubs like Barcelona, Liverpool and Arsenal have long sent coaches to work at U.S. Later this month, Barcelona will open FCB Escola Florida, its first permanent U.S academy, in Fort Lauderdale. Argentine Boca Juniors and English Everton are already operating in New York and Connecticut,…

    The Associated Press
  • US women score 3 in 2nd half, beat Switzerland 4-1

    Megan Rapinoe scored just three minutes into the game, and the United States got three goals in the second half to beat Switzerland 4-1 Wednesday night. Carli Lloyd made a penalty kick early in the second half, Christen Press scored in the 77th minute and Abby Wambach got her 168th career score in…

    The Associated Press
  • New Mexico AD says no question about hazing

    University of New Mexico Athletic Director Paul Krebs said Wednesday that there's no question there was hazing by the women's soccer team and that alcohol played a role. Two team members were sent to the hospital following the incident, which a police report said involved several players who were…

    The Associated Press
  • Edin Dzeko signs new 4-year contract at Man City

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko has signed a new four-year contract with the Premier League champions.

    Associated Press
  • Earthquakes, Sounders finish in 1-1 draw

    SEATTLE (AP) -- Chris Wondolowski tapped in a point-blank shot in the 65th minute on Wednesday night and the San Jose Earthquakes came back from the worst lost in franchise history to pull out a 1-1 draw against the Seattle Sounders.

    The Associated Press
  • Ronaldo injured as Atletico deny James dream start

    A Raul Garcia equaliser two minutes from time denied James Rodriguez a dream home debut for Real Madrid as Atletico Madrid salvaged a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Tuesday. Rodriguez had surprisingly started on the bench, but replaced Cristiano Ronaldo at half-time when the…

    AFP
  • Porto, Celtic well set in Champs League playoffs

    Former European Cup winners Porto and Celtic took big steps toward the Champions League group stage on Wednesday, as home teams struggled in their playoff round, first-leg matches. Two-time champion Porto won 1-0 in Lille, and Celtic took advantage of a reprieve from UEFA to play in the competition…

    The Associated Press
  • Besiktas vs. Arsenal live streaming: How to watch the Champions League playoffs online

    Arsenal are facing yet another qualifying playoff to get into the UEFA Champions League, and this one ranks as pretty middle of the road difficulty-wise. If you want to watch the game in the United States, you have two options, through two separate FOX platforms.

    SB Nation
  • The Bargain Hunter - Week 2

    Steve Rothgeb offers the best bargain options for your fantasy XI in week 2.

    Rotoworld
  • Arsenal's Europe hopes intact after Istanbul cauldron

    Arsenal head for the home leg of their Champions League play-off against Besiktas with their hopes intact after surviving the test of a raucous Istanbul crowd and hugely-energised opponents to leave Turkey with a goalless draw. In the first leg of the play-off, Arsenal failed to score the…

    AFP