The NWSL’s toxic dispute between a man who failed and the woman who should replace him
Washington Spirit minority owner Y. Michele Kang wants to take control of the team. The league should help her.
Concerns about FedEx Field complicate Washington’s 2026 World Cup bid
As part of a joint regional effort, Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium would become the area’s game venue and the District would stage nongame events, such as large-scale watch parties on the National Mall, according to two people who requested anonymity in order to speak openly about the situation.
Paul Arriola could be on the move, as D.C. United weighs offers from Mexico and MLS
U.S. national team winger Paul Arriola has played four-plus seasons in Washington.
Separatists vow to derail Africa’s biggest soccer tournament with bullets and bombs in Cameroon
At least 4,000 people have died since fighting erupted between the separatists and government forces in 2017. Nearly a million have lost their homes.
D.C. United hopes to open training camp in better shape than 2021
Coach Hernan Losada's offseason aim was better conditioning for the players.
Ted Ku-DiPietro’s path to D.C. United was one of a kind
Ted Ku-DiPietro becomes the 17th local prospect since 2009 to join the MLS club but the first to follow a secondary path.
Andrew Jennings, reporter who exposed corruption in international sports, dies at 78
He exposed multimillion-dollar vice and bribery in the upper echelons of two of the world’s biggest sporting organizations: the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and FIFA.
Washington Spirit star Trinity Rodman named to USWNT roster for first time
The 19-year-old forward is headed to Austin for a 10-day training camp starting next week.
Maryland’s Ben Bender selected No. 1 by expansion Charlotte FC in MLS draft
D.C. United traded its first-round pick and later selected two players in the second round.
Washington Spirit investors seek help from attorney Beth Wilkinson, who led WFT probe
Attorney Beth Wilkinson framed the turmoil at the Spirit, including Steve Baldwin’s move to sell the team for 40 percent less than Y. Michele Kang’s offer, as partly an issue of gender.
D.C. United open to trade offers for leading scorer Ola Kamara
The Norwegian striker shared the MLS scoring title with 19 goals last season.
Carlos Cordeiro, who left USSF amid equal-pay fight, wants his old job back
Cordeiro says he will challenge Cindy Parlow Cone in the March 5 election.
For both U.S. national soccer teams, it’s a massive year
Both the upstart men and top-ranked women must qualify for the World Cup.
Seven months after on-field collapse, Denmark’s Christian Eriksen plots his return
The star midfielder reflected on last summer's episode and his hopes for 2022 in his first public interview since his on-field collapse.
After one-year loan, D.C. United acquires Brendan Hines-Ike on permanent transfer
The American defender was a full-time starter until a hip injury sidelined him for almost three months.
Lionel Messi tests positive for the coronavirus, will miss Monday’s PSG game
Lionel Messi and three Paris Saint-Germain teammates who tested positive could return as soon as Jan. 9.
Washington Spirit investors increase pressure on Steve Baldwin to sell to Y. Michele Kang
The group of Spirit investors is making a push in response to a lower bidder being in exclusive negotiations with owner Steve Baldwin to purchase the NWSL champions.
Washington Spirit promotes Kris Ward to permanent head coach
As interim coach, Kris Ward guided the troubled organization to the National Women’s Soccer League championship.
Black girls are more apt to drop out of sports. This mentorship program aims to change that.
A partnership between Voice in Sport and the NWSL’s Black Women’s Player Collective helps pair young athletes with mentors who look like them.
U.S. group eyes English soccer club, saying crypto and NFTs can change the game
The investors, who include Philadelphia 76ers president Daryl Morey, say they're close to purchasing a lower-tier English Football League club. They say NFTs can upend how sports teams are owned.