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With the MLS playoff opener Sunday, Ben Olsen is hopeful his co-leading scorer as well as other ailing regulars will return.
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FC Dallas advances under controversial circumstances. Red Bulls vs. KC. Diana Matheson injured. Steve Zakuani retires. Americans abroad. NCAA soccer.
Terrence Boyd, in his third match back from injury, scored in the German Cup, while Sacha Kljestan struck for Anderlecht.
GIRLS’ SOCCER | Lauren and Lily Harkes, daughters of soccer stars John and Cindi, have found their own paths in the sport.
Who deserves the league’s most prestigious award: Robbie Keane, Bradley Wright-Phillips, Obafemi Martins or Lee Nguyen?
Here’s a comparison of the minimum salaries offered in MLB, NBA, NFL, MLS, NHL, WNBA and even WWE. Find out which league pays the best and which pays the worst.
GIRLS’ SOCCER | Tirhas Dempsey scores the golden goal for the Barons in a 2-1 win over No. 2 Churchill in the Maryland 4A West playoffs.
Prepare yourself for a design that ‘unites magic and dreams.’
BOYS’ SOCCER | The Cougars avenged last year’s early exit in the postseason, beating Avalon, 2-1.
Other big names on the list: James Rodriguez, Gareth Bale and over half the starting lineup of Germany’s World Cup team.
Everyone knows DCU made great strides this year after a terrible 2013 campaign. Here are a few numbers showing that improvement.
It wasn’t a drone this time that interrupted a European soccer match, but a snowball. Seriously.
The Virginia women, Maryland men, Georgetown men, Navy men and Catholic women have caught our soccer-watching eye.
D.C. United and the Seattle Sounders are the top seeds in their respective conferences.
Abby Wambach scored three of her four goals in the first half as the Americans won their fifth straight tournament match by shutout.
Tim Howard earned a victory with Everton, while Herculez Gomez scored in Mexican league play for the first time since March 2013.
Fabian Espindola scored an 86th-minute equalizer for United, which is unbeaten in six straight heading into the MLS playoffs.
DCU seeks to end a remarkable regular season on a winning note with a visit to the last-place Impact at Saputo Stadium.
Carli Lloyd scored twice and Christen Press added a goal as the Americans blanked Mexico, 3-0, in the CONCACAF semifinals.
The Eastern Conference leaders seek to retain their momentum entering the MLS playoffs.
Enrique would not say whether Suarez will be in the starting XI, however.
The Red Devils sit in sixth place, thanks mostly to their easy season-opening schedule. Things get a lot harder on Sunday.
Both sides were also fined $127,000 and Serbia was ordered to play its next two host matches behind closed doors.
After winning all four group matches, DCU will face Alajuelense in a two-leg series in February and March.
It’s been a breakout season for Hamid in his third campaign as D.C. United’s starter. He’s among the league’s best in almost every statistical goalkeeping category.
Tottenham’s Erik Lamela hits the back of the net with a strike that leaves everyone else on the pitch stunned.
BOYS’ SOCCER | A senior at DeMatha and Virginia Tech recruit, Nolan Axenfeld has had to sit out this season because of a concussion he suffered in June.
Actually, not all of them are wearing them. Harry Styles is just holding his and pouting.
GIRLS’ SOCCER | A region-by-region look at the four Maryland state tournaments, highlighting the top teams and best potential matchups.
Thankfully, all the proceeds will go to charity.
With more than 1,100 games under Ryan Zimmerman’s big league belt, how does the Nationals star prepare for 162 games in 182 days?
Inside the season with the nation’s top-rated football prospect, Woodbridge’s Da’Shawn Hand.
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