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FIFA President Calls Emergency Meeting

FIFA President Sepp Blatter met with leaders of FIFA’s regions as world soccer is rocked by a federal racketeering case.

05/28/2015

Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks at a packed news conference at the U.S. Attorneys Office of the Eastern District of New York following the early morning arrest of world soccer figures, including officials of FIFA, for racketeering, bribery, money laundering and fraud on May 27, 2015 in New York City. Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty News

FIFA Corruption Case: Why Should Americans Care?

What does the FIFA case mean to the casual American soccer fan?

05/27/2015

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Top 5 Twitter Reactions To FIFA Arrests

FIFA, the governing body for the World Cups and much of what goes on in the soccer world, has had multiple officials arrested on charges of alleged money laundering, corruption, bribery, and more.

05/27/2015

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5 Things To Watch As MLS Season Begins

The calendar has flipped to March which means our 5th professional sports league starts up.

03/03/2015

Artist rendering of proposed new D.C. United stadium. (credit: Matt Del Signore/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

City Leaders Agree on How to Fund D.C. Soccer Stadium

After months of debate, there is a deal in place to cover the public cost of a new soccer stadium at D.C.’s Buzzard Point.

12/11/2014

D.C. United midfielder Luis Silva (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images)

D.C. United Top Scorer Silva Out With Hamstring Injury

D.C. United leading scorer Luis Silva has a hamstring injury that could put him out for the rest of the season.

10/15/2014

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Parents Growing More Concerned Over Potential For Concussions In Young Soccer Players

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday and seeks class action status on behalf of current and former soccer players who competed for teams governed by FIFA and several U.S.-based soccer organizations.

08/28/2014

Landon Donovan of the Los Angeles Galaxy announces his retirement following the 2014 MLS season during a news conference at the StubHub Center on August 7, 2014, in Carson, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

6 Post-Retirement Moves Landon Donovan Should Make

LA Galaxy forward and MLS legend Landon Donovan announced his retirement on Thursday. Although he’s calling it quits on the pitch, may we still see Donovan stay around the game (or not)?

08/08/2014

Landon Donovan #10 of Los Angeles Galaxy reacts to his supporters after a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Union at StubHub Center on May 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

5 Reasons Why Landon Donovan Is The Best MLS Player Ever

Landon Donovan has announced his intention to retire from soccer at the end of the 2014 season. Here’s 5 reasons why Landon Donovan is the best MLS player ever…

08/07/2014

Chris Rolfe (right) of D.C. United celebrates after scoring a goal with teammate Nick DeLeon at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

D.C. United Blanks Toronto FC

All-star goalkeeper Bill Hamid tied a career high with eight saves for his fifth shutout of the season in D.C. United’s 3-0 victory over Toronto FC on Wednesday night.

07/31/2014

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