1:57 AM EDT, Thu May 28, 2015
Prost Amerika 1 hour ago
Pappa’s game winner propels Sounders to top slot in MLS

Pappa’s game winner propels Sounders to top slot in MLS

SEATTLE — Midfielder Marco Pappa’s first-half tally led the Sounders (7-3-2) to a 1-0 victory over the last place Colorado Rapids (2-3-7). Colorado was coming off an impressive 1-0 victory against Vancouver that ended a five-match stretch of draws. The win gave Seattle 23 points on the season. The Sounders now have a two-point edge over FC Dallas [...]
Oregonian 19 mins ago
Maximiliano Urruti scores, Timbers beat DC United 1-0: Watch the goal

Maximiliano Urruti scores, Timbers beat DC United 1-0: Watch the goal

Urruti's goal came in the fifth minute off a turnover and a brilliant cross from Gaston Fernandez that rolled the ball to him in stride.

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Kip Kesgard / Oregonian 9 hours ago

Portland Timbers player evaluations vs. Toronto FC

We have complete player evaluations from the Portland Timbers 1 to 0 loss to Toronto FC back on May 23, including individual marks for every Timbers player that appeared, the opponent, coaches and officiating.
philly.com 9 hours ago

Union goalie Sylvestre gets midweek game assignment

With two consecutive victories, the buzzword on the Union practice field was momentum. For the first time in a season bogged down by disappointing results, the team enters its Saturday game against D.C. United with a winning streak in tow.

Blatter: FIFA to root out corruption, regain soccer's trust

ZURICH (AP) — While accepting the trust of world soccer has to be regained, FIFA President Sepp Blatter responded to the arrest of top officials on Wednesday by insisting it showed his efforts to eradicate corruption were working. The deepest crisis in FIFA's 111-year history is threatening Blatter's bid to win a fifth, four-year term in a contest against Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan on Friday, with European soccer leaders trying to delay the election. The Swiss announcement came after 14 people were indicted in the U.S. for soccer corruption — seven of whom were arrested by...
Denver Post 10 hours ago
A look at the 7 officials arrested in the FIFA raids

A look at the 7 officials arrested in the FIFA raids

Here is a look at the seven soccer officials arrested in Switzerland on warrants issued by the U.
Denver Post 10 hours ago
$150M in bribes, dozen schemes: US prosecutors' FIFA case

$150M in bribes, dozen schemes: US prosecutors' FIFA case

The leaders of soccer federations corrupted the sport for nearly a quarter century by taking $150 million in bribes and payoffs, U.

A look at the 7 officials arrested in the FIFA raids

Here is a look at the seven soccer officials arrested in Switzerland on warrants issued by the U.S. Justice Department after a corruption probe involving FIFA members. The 50-year-old Webb is also an executive committee member for the Caribbean Football Union and the president of the Cayman Islands Football Association. Webb became CONCACAF president after replacing Jack Warner, who resigned amid corruption allegations in 2011. The 83-year-old Figueredo was ahead of South American soccer since 2013, after former president Nicolas Leoz resigned citing health problems while under...
Oregonian 10 hours ago
FIFA fallout: Around the world, reaction to arrests, indictment, is swift

FIFA fallout: Around the world, reaction to arrests, indictment, is swift

FIFA raids and arrests: What is known, and when it was known, in links from around the world.
Denver Post 11 hours ago
FIFA's commercial partners urged to make their voices heard

FIFA's commercial partners urged to make their voices heard

FIFA's sponsorship paymasters are facing mounting calls to put pressure on soccer's global governing body to clean up its act — and fast — following Wednesday's arrest of seven officials.

FIFA's commercial partners urged to make their voices heard

LONDON (AP) — FIFA's sponsorship paymasters are facing mounting calls to put pressure on soccer's global governing body to clean up its act — and fast — following Wednesday's arrest of seven officials. Companies like Coca-Cola, Visa and Adidas have in recent months shown a growing willingness to voice their concerns publicly about FIFA's string of scandals, which have spanned from past allegations of corruption to the abuse of laborers building World Cup venues in Qatar. FIFA's partners, which are companies that support the soccer body through long-term contracts, include Adidas,...

Criminal probe arrives at door of the great survivor Blatter

In fast-paced developments on Wednesday, U.S. authorities indicted 14 people, including members of FIFA's executive committee, the ruling body headed by Blatter, over commercial deals. Blatter hid away in his office on Wednesday, canceling planned meetings with regional confederations, while sending out a spokesman to defend him in front of the media on the darkest day in FIFA's 111-year history. The $5 billion quadrennial World Cup is a magnet for fans, broadcasters and sponsors, funding handouts for the 209 national associations, many of whom are indebted to Blatter for FIFA's...

Three statements on FIFA investigation

This from FIFA president Sepp Blatter. Below from U.S. Soccer: The United States Soccer Federation firmly believes there is no higher priority, and nothing more important, than protecting the integrity of our game. We are committed to the highest ethical standards and business practices, and we will continue to encourage CONCACAF and FIFA to promote the same values. Out of respect for the ongoing investigation, we will not speculate or comment further on this matter at this time. Below from the North American Soccer League: In light of the ongoing investigation announced by the U.S. … ...
Denver Post 12 hours ago

UEFA calls for postponement of FIFA presidential election, may boycott congress

WARSAW, Poland — UEFA has called for a postponement of the FIFA presidential election on Friday and may boycott the congress.

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    Marco Pappa curls in his first goal of season, with his right foot

  • 3 Maximiliano Urruti

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  • 1 Stefan Frei

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    Seattle takes over top spot in West by beating Colorado 1-0

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