Don Garber

Jurgen Klinsmann was U.S. Soccer's highest-paid employee in 2017

Documents released by the U.S. Soccer Federation show a healthy financial picture, but also reveal that former U.S. men's national team manager …

Sport (UK)

Former NBA All-Star Steve Nash close to deal to join Turner Sports as soccer analyst

Former NBA point guard Steve Nash is close to finalizing a deal to become a soccer analyst for Turner Sports, a person with knowledge of the discussions confirmed to USA TODAY Sports on Wednesday.<p>Nash would be a studio analyst for the network UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, according …

Soccer

Planet Fútbol with Grant Wahl by Sports Illustrated on Apple Podcasts

Soccer

David and Cruz Beckham hit the slopes on ski holiday

<b>David Beckham</b> shared a video of himself snowboarding with his youngest son, <b>Cruz</b>, during a family ski trip! Sharing the cool clip on Instagram, the …

Celebrity News (UK)

MLS expansion: League's radio silence bad sign for Detroit's 2020 bid

CLOSE<p>The MLS expansion is discussed with reporters George Sipple of the Detroit Free Press, Joey Garrison of the Tennessean and Ryan Lillis of the …

Detroit

Best selling Premier League player jerseys revealed

If you could chose to have the name and number of one Premier League player on the back of your team shirt, who would it be?<p>Chances are it will be …

Soccer

A whale on the way? Republic FC in talks with ‘several’ potential billionaire investors

The group leading Sacramento’s effort to land an expansion spot in Major League Soccer said it has held serious conversations with several …

Seattle Sounders FC

PSG’s squabbling begins after defeat to Real Madrid

Paris Saint-Germain lost 3-1 at Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday and it didn’t take a long for fingers to be pointed by some of …

Soccer

FIFA's Gianni Infantino backs Carlos Cordeiro to address World Cup failure

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called the United States' absence at the 2018 World Cup "a massive failure," but has backed newly elected United …

Soccer

Max & Herc by ESPN on Apple Podcasts

Soccer

U.S. Soccer Blew It

After many months of ardent campaigning and intense pressure from those inside and especially outside the American soccer system for the …

Soccer Coaching

How David and Victoria Beckham's Marriage Survived and Thrived After Scandal

Internationally renowned pop star meets the planet's sexiest soccer player. What could go wrong?<p>When <b>Victoria</b> and <b>David Beckham</b> got together more than …

Celebrity News

Analysis: Sounders may have to spend more in new MLS financial realm

There’s concern that changes could lead to a less egalitarian MLS system, where teams become “haves’’ and “have-nots’’ in spending and performance …

Clint Dempsey

This Week In Sports Law: Derrick Rose's Deal, Josh McDaniels Drops Colts, NASL Sues Soccer Directors

<b>Derrick Rose’s Adidas Contract Subject For Public Review</b><p>On February 24, 2012, Adidas signed NBA player Derrick Rose to a 14-year, $190 million (at a minimum) endorsement contract that still remains in force today. These types of shoe and apparel deals are often presented to players and their agents …

Josh McDaniels

Cordeiro, U.S. Soccer world react to his election as president

Pledging unity, new U.S. Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro kept his remarks short and sweet after winning nearly 69 percent of the third vote on …

Soccer

US Soccer picks new president, frustrating those seeking big changes

After US failure to qualify for World Cup, vice-president Carlos Cordeiro, described by Hope Solo as ‘more of the same’, takes top job<p>US Soccer has a new president, yet those demanding radical change following the failure to qualify for this summer’s World Cup were left deflated on Saturday.<p>Carlos …

Sports

Carlos Cordeiro elected president of US Soccer on 3rd ballot

ORLANDO, Fla. — Carlos Cordeiro has been elected president of the U.S. Soccer Federation, assuming control of an organization that must chart a new …

Sunil Gulati

Carlos Cordeiro, U.S. soccer’s new president, was labeled the insider but won the players’ vote

ORLANDO — Most of Carlos Cordeiro’s opponents in the U.S. Soccer Federation’s presidential election had tried to portray him as an insider who, as vice president for two years, contributed to the problems in the organization.<p>Cordeiro, though, ran his campaign as both an insider and outsider in …

Sports

Athlete Council key to Cordeiro's election as U.S. Soccer president

ORLANDO -- When Carlos Cordeiro went to bed Friday night, he had no idea that his victory in the election for U.S. Soccer Federation president was, …

Sunil Gulati

How To Parse The Candidates For U.S. Soccer President

Only a fool would try to predict the outcome as hundreds of delegates descend on Orlando to elect a new president for the U.S. Soccer Federation on Saturday. The process itself may even change along the way, in order to assure a majority-vote winner.<p>But as the race has grown nastier in recent …

Sunil Gulati

NASL sues US Soccer again after losing Division II status

(Photo by Victor Fraile/Getty Images)<p>The NASL filed another lawsuit against US Soccer this week. The league alleges that US Soccer explicitly acted …

Sports Law

Meet the U.S. Soccer Federation presidency candidates

These eight candidates are running in the first contested election for the presidency of the U.S. Soccer Federation in two decades:<p><b>Paul Caligiuri</b><p><b>Age:</b> 53. <b>Job</b>: Soccer coach.<p>His goal put the U.S. in the 1990 World Cup, ending a 40-year absence from the tournament … Orange County native was a UCLA …

Staten Island

Behind the scenes of the US Soccer election

When Sunil Gulati steps to a podium in a Toronto hotel one December morning, Kyle Martino can't hide his smirk. <i>Nobody knows this man,</i> Martino thinks. …

Soccer

Cincinnati area officials pressure MLS on expansion team decision

Ohio county officials are putting pressure on Major League Soccer to decide whether FC Cincinnati will join the league.<p>Hamilton County commissioners …

Soccer

Hope Solo interview: 'I was told to shut my mouth and play soccer'

The record-breaking goalkeeper hopes to become US Soccer’s new president in this weekend’s election. She says football in the States needs an urgent change<p>So, Hope Solo is running for president of the US Soccer Federation. It turns out the record-breaking goalkeeper is also trying to solve a …

Sports

What the hell is Soccer United Marketing?

The United States men’s national team’s failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup has fans hungry for change at the top of U.S. Soccer. Saturday’s presidential election will decide a lot about the organization’s future, and there’s a lot of focus on the resume of one candidate in particular: Soccer …

Sunil Gulati

World Soccer Talk endorses Eric Wynalda and Kyle Martino for USSF President - World Soccer Talk

Over the last several months, the team of writers at World Soccer Talk have been interviewing many of the candidates to learn more about their ideas …

Soccer

U.S. Soccer's Election Process Has Featured Everything–Except Any Certainty

ORLANDO, Fla. — The historic campaign for U.S. Soccer president, which will end here with Saturday’s election, has had a bit of everything.<p>It has had …

Sports

PFA urges Mahrez, Leicester to resolve standoff “as soon as possible”

It’s been a full week since Riyad Mahrez went AWOL and Leicester City’s star winger appears set to continue his absence, though the Professional …

Soccer

Jermaine Jones claims 2014 blind draw was rigged by MLS

At the time, Jermaine Jones’ move to the New England Revolution was filled with controversy, and that controversy has resurfaced due to an allegation …

New England Revolution