DC United snap skid, book playoff spot with 2-1 win over NYC
Alvaro Saborio's stoppage-time goal sent DC United past NYC FC and into the MLS playoffs.
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Alvaro Saborio lifted D.C. United out of its six-match funk with a goal in the second minute of second-half stoppage time, delivering a 2-1 victory over New York City FC on Friday night at RFK Stadium.
Foss, Okoro lead Virginia Cavaliers to 3-2 win over Portland
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.--Freshman substitute Simeon Okoro made his second shot in his first collegiate match count, converting in the 90th minute as the No. 11 Virginia menís team edged the Portland Pilots, 3-2, in a non-conference match Monday night at KlŲckner Stadium. Complete
Maryland men dominate Villanova, 2-0
COLLEGE PARK, Md.--Jorge Calix and David Kabelik capitalized on their chance to start for the Maryland men's team while their Terrapin teammates were in Germany competing with the U.S. Under-20 national team Monday. Complete
OFFSIDE REMARKS Dempsey deserves a nice, long, stiff ban
I always thought that if Clint Dempsey was going to get into trouble again, it would be because of his elbows and not his hands.
Dempsey has a history of doing damage to the jaws of opponents in the past and as I have learned from covering sports all these years, old habits die hard. Complete
CUTTONEíS CONCEPTS Taking the long view with the US National Team
CHESTER, Pa.---Letís be clear. Results matter in sports. Coaches who donít get results get fired. It's plain and simple. But there are different kind of results. Yes, winning the Gold Cup, appearing in the final, even winning the third place game should mean something. Same for getting to the Confederations Cup, even though it is a contrived tournament created by FIFA to further clog the calendar and extract money from fans and sponsors. But not winning those competitions (or in the case of the Confederations Cup not getting there) is not the end of the world. Complete
PLAYING WITH ATTITUDE Akers hopes to translate her style to kids camp
Michelle Akers built her reputation as the greatest-ever women's soccer player, by playing every game in a take-no-prisoners mode. Akers, who was named the FIFA Player of the Century, has never translated that playing attitude into a full-fledged soccer camp before, but this June, she'll be part of a group of soccer players/trainers offering an all-girls camp at her Powder Spring, Ga. horse farm and adjacent soccer field.
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