7:28 AM EDT, Wed July 29, 2015
Columbus Dispatch 1 hour ago

Two Crew players added as All-Stars

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Two of Major League Soccer’s assist leaders have been called into tonight’s All-Star game. Crew SC midfielder Ethan Finlay and defender Waylon Francis were part of five late additions to the All-Star team, which will face English club Tottenham Hotspur at 9 tonight at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo.

Roger Goodell upholds Tom Brady’s 4-game suspension

New England quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC Championship Game has been upheld by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. The players association will appeal the ruling in court.

Rainiers beat El Paso, 9-4

The Tacoma Rainiers used four two-run home runs, two by Justin Ruggiano, to beat the El Paso Chihuahuas, 9-4 on Tuesday night at Southwest University Park.

Future unsure for troubled New Mexico green chile production

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Green chiles have defined New Mexico for generations, gaining fans and fame around the globe. However, as this year’s harvest begins, labor shortages, shrinking acreage, drought and foreign competition have hurt production in the state. Farmers and producers say the problems reveal the need for changes in the industry. To rejuvenate […]
Denver Post 7 hours ago
MLS Homegrown team falls to Club America U-20 on penalty kicks

MLS Homegrown team falls to Club America U-20 on penalty kicks

Landon Donovan became a soccer legend by using his feet to become the all-time leading goal scorer in MLS history.

Run-in with reporter triggered Mexico coach Herrera's ouster

MEXICO CITY (AP) — In the end it wasn't the middling on-field performance by Mexico's national soccer team that cost Miguel Herrera his job as head coach of "El Tri." It was the feisty nature, admired by some and criticized by others, that led to the ouster of "El Piojo," an affectionate Spanish nickname that means "The Louse." The Mexican Soccer Federation fired Herrera on Tuesday, just two days after he led the team to a CONCACAF Gold Cup title. The ouster came after a television reporter said the coach punched him at the Philadelphia airport. "Nobody can be above a situation like the one...
Denver Post 7 hours ago

Colorado Rapids' Sam Cronin joins MLS all-star team

COMMERCE CITY — Rapids midfielder Sam Cronin was one of five players named to the MLS all-star team Tuesday because of the withdrawal of five previously named players because of injury.
Denver Post 7 hours ago

Previous MLS All-Star Game in Colorado was turning piont for league

COMMERCE CITY — The last time the MLS All-Star Game was held here, the biggest star showed up in a three-piece black suit and an open-collared white shirt.

Naming babies: We’re trying harder to stand out

Popular names — well, they just aren’t that popular anymore. Rankings of the top 10 baby names still come out each year, but the percentage of babies given one of those top names has been steadily shrinking over the past few decades.

Tiger Woods is running out of chances to salvage season

Tiger Woods is facing the prospect of an early end to his season. Barring a dramatic turnaround, the Quicken Loans National — which starts Thursday — will be his second-to-last event before the new PGA Tour season begins in the fall.
Columbus Dispatch 9 hours ago

Michael Arace commentary: Schmid has résumé fit to lead U.S. men’s soccer

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Last night, while sipping a sarsaparilla among friends, the name of Sigi Schmid popped into the conversation. The Big Man … what could he do in service to his country? Hold that thought for a second. It came as no surprise when, late Sunday night, the muckety-mucks at CONCACAF announced that the next U.S.-Mexico game will be played at the Rose Bowl. To think the game would be placed in Columbus was, alas, delusional. The game, to be played on Oct. 9, is a big one. It is a playoff...
Columbus Dispatch 10 hours ago

All-Star Kei Kamara is showing the way for Crew

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};It was during the early days of summer on a nondescript day of practice that Kei Kamara showed the latest evidence of his growing maturity. On the field at the EAS Training Center in Obetz, Kamara was catching a breather alongside Crew SC teammate Kevan George. Kamara was on his way to the first Major League Soccer All-Star appearance of his career while George was in the early part of his fourth season as a holding midfielder who has provided the team more depth than game action....

Tyrone Mears finds peace of mind with Sounders

The last few years before he signed with the Sounders, Mears says, were “the worst period of my career and of my life,” a personal and professional trial that involved a broken leg and a drastic move to the U.S. for a fresh start.

Conservative pushes symbolic effort against Boehner

WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative Republican who was disciplined earlier this year by House Speaker John Boehner is pushing a largely symbolic effort to strip the Ohio Republican of his position as the top House leader. Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina on Tuesday filed a resolution to vacate the chair, an initial procedural step. […]

Diner en Blanc: NYC leads world’s biggest popup picnic

NEW YORK (AP) — Five thousand people dressed in white got together for the world’s largest popup picnic — at a Manhattan location that was revealed only at the last moment. Guests for Tuesday’s Diner en Blanc (dee-NEH’ ahn BLAHN) — French for dinner in white — showed up at one of 24 designated city […]

MLS Player News

  • 3 Sam Cronin

    Sam Cronin

    Colorado Rapids' Sam Cronin joins MLS all-star team

  • 2 Waylon Francis

    Waylon Francis

    Two Crew players added as All-Stars

  • 2 Ethan Finlay

    Ethan Finlay

    Crew 3 / Toronto 3: Crew lets three-goal lead slip away

  • 1 Tyrone Mears

    Tyrone Mears

    Outtakes: Tyrone Mears on hard-won lessons and his Sounders contract status

  • 1 Steven Gerrard

    Steven Gerrard

    Michael Bradley, Steven Gerrard, Robbie Keane withdraw from MLS All-Star Game

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MLS Schedule Jul 29th

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