The city council on Wednesday unanimously passed legislation to build a 20,000- to 25,000-seat soccer-specific stadium at the Buzzard Point property in Southwest — ending D.C. United’s decade-plus search for a permanent home.
The Cavaliers beat UCLA 4-2 on penalty kicks after a scoreless tie to earn the NCAA title Sunday.
Seeking its third title but first since 1999, the top-ranked U.S. will start Group D against 10th-ranked Australia on June 8 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Retired soccer star David Beckham and his 15-year-old son, Brooklyn, reportedly escaped serious injury after being in a car crash Saturday in London.
A Brazilian hospital says soccer great Pele isn’t showing signs of the urinary tract infection that prompted his hospitalization this week.
Messi’s total of 74 in just 91 matches broke the old record of 71 set by Raul, who needed 142 matches to reach that figure.
The defeat left Jurgen Klinsmann’s team winless in its last four games since reaching the second round of the World Cup.
The D.C. United goalkeeper replaces Brad Guzan for Tuesday’s game and will make his second appearance for the U.S. national team.
It is his first coaching job since being fired by Manchester United last season after less than a year in charge, having succeeded Alex Ferguson after his retirement.
“We brought life back to the club,” goalkeeper Bill Hamid said. “We brought life back to the world of soccer in this city because 2013 was a year that a lot of people gave up on us.”
The Red Bulls advanced past the round of eight for the first time in five attempts and won their first playoff series against D.C. United in five all-time meetings.
It’s the same situation United dealt with during its last postseason run in 2012, when a 3-1 loss in Houston left the team with a balancing act for the second match: Should it rush to erase the gap or first make sure the deficit didn’t grow?