Monthly Archives: March 2012

USWNT to face China in Olympic tune-up

Photo by The U.S. women's national team will play China at PPL Park on May 27 in a tune-up friendly prior to this summer's Olympics. The last time the two nations met, the United States defeated China 2-0 at … Continue reading »

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MLS Week 4: A Look Ahead

 Photos by David Bernal/ By THOMAS FLOYD All eyes Saturday will be on Sebastien Le Toux. After his messy offseason departure from Philadelphia, the Vancouver Whitecaps forward will return to the City of Brotherly Love to take on a Union … Continue reading »

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Mid-Day Ticker: Petrov has leukemia, FIFA orders for Olympic releases & more

Another player for a major European club is in a battle with a serious illness. Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov was diagnosed with acute leukemia, the club announced on Friday. According to an Aston Villa statement, Petrov had developed a … Continue reading »

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Rodgers denied visa, has contract terminated by Red Bulls

Photo by Howard C. Smith/   By DAVE MARTINEZ After months of speculation and weeks of waiting, the Luke Rodgers visa situation has finally been resolved – and it’s not the outcome that the New York Red Bulls wanted.  The … Continue reading »

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MLS disciplines Moffat, Fernandez

MLS commissioner Don Garber said before the season that the league's disciplinary committee would take a hard line on excessive challenges and instances of embellishment, and the first instance of that more rigid stance has been put in motion. The … Continue reading »

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European Look Ahead: Napoli, Juventus square off; race in Spain heats up & more

By JOHN BOSCHINI The already-intense rivalry between Juventus and Napoli takes on added significance this weekend as both teams are in desperate need of a win. Juventus, while still unbeaten, are four points behind AC Milan in the race for … Continue reading »

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