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Vice President Biden To Attend Soccer’s World Cup Tournament

Vice President Joe Biden is planning to be among the crowds at this summer’s World Cup soccer tournament.

04/14/2014

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Galaxy Handle Chivas, 3-0

Robbie Keane and Stefan Ishizaki scored goals late in the first half, Baggio Husidic added another shortly after halftime, and the Los Angeles Galaxy won the first meeting with rival Chivas USA with a 3-0 victory Sunday afternoon.

04/06/2014

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Late Goal Gives Red Bulls 1-1 Tie With Chivas USA

If Chivas USA continues the play the way it has under new coach Wilmer Cabrera, it’s now-17-game winless streak on the road is going to end soon.

03/30/2014

Bayern Munich's Spanish headcoach Pep Guardiola (from L) speaks with Patrick Weihrauch, Alessandro Schoepf and Julian Green dueing the pre-season football match Hansa Rostock vs FC Bayern Munich on July 14, 2013 in Rostock, northern Germany. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE (credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

FIFA Approves Green’s Switch To Team USA From Germany

Forward Julian Green’s change of national association to the United States from Germany has been approved by FIFA.

03/24/2014

Rob Friend (L) of US team LA Galaxy vies for the ball with Hernan Pellerano (R) of Mexican team Tijuana, during their CONCACAF Champions League football match on March 18, 2014 in Tijuana, Mexico. AFP PHOTO/RAMIRO FUENTES (credit: RAMIRO FUENTES/AFP/Getty Images)

Tijuana Downs LA Galaxy 4-2 To Reach CL Semifinals

Ecuador striker Jaime Ayovi scored twice in the first ten minutes to lead Tijuana to the CONCACAF Champions League semifinals with a 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy on Tuesday.

03/18/2014

The FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil logo is displayed on a giant screen during its official launch of the FIFA WC2014 Brazil Logo on July 8, 2010 at the Sandton Convention Center in Johannesburg, South Africa. AFP PHOTO / GIANLUIGI GUERCIA (credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Green Asks FIFA For Switch To US From Germany

Bayern Munich forward Julian Green wants to play for the U.S. national team and has applied to FIFA to change his association from Germany.

03/18/2014

Los Angeles Galaxy Introduce Robbie Keane

Irish Striker Robbie Keane To Sign Multiyear Extension With Galaxy

Irish striker Robbie Keane has agreed to a multiyear contract extension to stay with the LA Galaxy.

03/05/2014

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US Says Friendly Match With Ukraine Is On For Wednesday

It looks as if the U.S. men’s national team will get to play Ukraine after all.

03/03/2014

Protesters build a barricade on February 21, 2014 at the Independent square in Kiev. Armed protesters stormed police barricades in Kiev on Thursday in renewed violence that killed at least 26 people and shattered an hours-old truce as EU envoys held crisis talks with Ukraine's embattled president. Bodies of anti-government demonstrators lay amid smouldering debris after masked protesters hurling Molotov cocktails and stones forced police from Kiev's iconic Independence Square -- the epicentre of the ex-Soviet country's three-month-old crisis. AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC (credit: BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)

US-Ukraine Soccer Exhibition Moved To Cyprus Amid Recent Violence

The United States’ exhibition game against Ukraine next week has been moved from Kharkiv to Cyprus following weeks of violence in the Eastern European nation.

02/25/2014

A general view of the of the Arena Das Dunas venue for the FIFA 2014 World Cup Brazil on December 8, 2013 in Natal, Brazil. (credit: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

World Cup Stadium Opens 1 Day After Protest

The latest stadium inaugurated for the World Cup in Brazil held its first two matches without major glitches on Sunday, a day after demonstrators across Brazil protested against the tournament.

01/26/2014

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Latin American Futsal, Compacted Version Of Soccer Gaining Rapid Popularity In California

As accessible wide open spaces, commonly required for those playing a game of soccer, grow increasingly scarce in Southern California, a new, compact version of the sport is rapidly gaining popularity.

01/21/2014

Hector Jimenez #16 of the Los Angeles Galaxy moves the ball against Seattle Sounders FC at The Home Depot Center on May 26, 2013 in Carson, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Galaxy Send Midfielder Jimenez, 1st-Round Pick To Columbus For Allocation Money

The Columbus Crew have acquired midfielder Hector Jimenez and a first-round pick in the MLS draft from the L.A. Galaxy for the Crew’s second-round pick and allocation money.

01/14/2014

Renoir Valenti, 50, was charged in August 2012 with  five felony counts of continuous sexual abuse and eight misdemeanor counts of child molestation. (Photo credit: Los Angeles Sheriff's Department)

Ex-Soccer Coach Due In Court On Molestation Charges

A former Antelope Valley soccer coach accused of molesting 13 boys over almost a 20-year period was due in court Monday.

12/16/2013

Group G containing Germany, Portugal, Ghana and USA is displayed on the big screen on stage behind the draw assistants, Fernanda Lima and FIFA General Secretary Jerome Valcke during the Final Draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil at Costa do Sauipe Resort on December 6, 2013 in Costa do Sauipe, Bahia, Brazil. (credit: Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

World Cup Draw: The Strong, The Weak, The Lucky

Who wound up in difficult groups and who got away easy from Friday’s World Cup draw?

12/06/2013

South Africa's Orlando Pirates footballers Luyanda Lennox Bacela (L) and his teammate Collins Mbesuma (C) react following Ahly's second goald during the African Champions League second leg final in Cairo, on November 10, 2013. AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI (credit: KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Soccer Fans, Police Clash In Cairo Before Game

Police used tear gas to disperse rock-throwing fans outside the stadium before the African Champions League final Sunday, an outburst that has heightened fears for an upcoming World Cup playoff between Egypt and Ghana.

11/10/2013

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