MLS Fantasy Boss: Double-game week returns in Round 22
If there is one lesson that every manager can take from Round 21, it’s that breaking away from the standard team mold can pay off as almost every player in the dream team is owned by fewer than 10% of fantasy managers. One player who cashed in big from player diversity... Read more
Vancouver Whitecaps are currently in one of the toughest spells of their season and it’s testing Carl Robinson’s squad depth to the max. The ‘Caps have one match left of a four-game road stretch that has seen them already endure the Texas heat for MLS matches in Houston and... Read more
2016 MLS MVP Race: Who’s leading the pack with three months to go?
Meet the new boss. Same as the old boss. Sebastian Giovinco took MLS by storm last year, scoring 22 goals and assisting on 16 others. That marked the highest combined total in league history. He has not been as consistent this year, and yet he debuts atop our list handicapping... Read more
2016 Olympic men’s soccer tournament: Schedule, standings, how to watch
The 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro are here, and that means that Olympic soccer is, too. In fact, soccer is the very first event on the schedule, starting even before the Games’ opening ceremonies – on Wednesday, to be exact, when the women’s soccer tournament begins at six venues across... Read more
2016 Olympic women’s soccer tournament: Schedule, standings, how to watch
The 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro are about to begin, and that means that Olympic soccer is, too. In fact, the women’s soccer tournament kicks off even before the Games’ opening ceremonies – on Wednesday afternoon, to be exact, with the men’s tournament getting started one day later. Read more
Élisez le joueur francophone du mois de juillet
Joueur francophone du mois de juillet en MLS L’été a commencé en force en MLS, puisque les semaines écoulées ont été très occupées. La plupart des équipes ont joué six fois en championnat, sans oublier la Coupe pour certaines et le Match des étoiles pour les vedettes de la... Read more
Canada women start Olympics run with new faces, but familiar ambitions
Christine Sinclair and Diana Matheson are back. Coach John Herdman is back. This is the Canadian team everyone remembers from the 2012 Olympics, right? Not by a long shot. Read more
Busy Whitecaps shift into grind mode in CCL opener: “We did a job today”
The Vancouver Whitecaps got their 2016/17 CONCACAF Champions League campaign off to a winning start with a hard-fought, but fully deserved, 1-0 win at Trinidad & Tobago champions Central FC on Tuesday night. Read more
Timbers move “a new lease on life” for Newcastle ex Steven Taylor
BEAVERTON, Ore. — Steven Taylor is itching to begin the next phase of his career. Signed this week to bolster the Portland Timbers back line, the former Newcastle United center back said he is excited about the chance to play in Major League Soccer and to compete for championships. Read more
Defender Roman Torres finally resumes full training with Seattle Sounders
The Seattle Sounders got an offensive boost last week with the arrival of Nicolas Lodeiro. They might soon get a defensive one with the return of Roman Torres. Torres went through a complete practice session with the Sounders on Monday for the first time since suffering an ACL injury last... Read more