The soccer news starts with the Bundesliga on winter break. If it's anybody but Bayern Munich top of the table, that's the story. Borussia Dortmund is the team currently telling it, six points ahead after 17 games and still alive in the Champions League. The January transfer window looms, with Bayern Munich well aware that Dortmund is now the team to beat. "I feel we're the FC Bayern from the . . .
The US National Soccer Team Players Association joins with the rest of American soccer in mourning the loss and celebrating the life of Sigi Schmid. The former coach of UCLA, the LA Galaxy, the Columbus Crew, the Seattle Sounders, and the Galaxy again, Schmid has the all-time wins record for an MLS coach. His teams won three College Cups, five US Open Cups, and two MLS Cups. He joined the National . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe starts with Josh Sargent scoring again for Werder Bremen. Sargent subbed on in the 65th minute for Werder's 3-2 loss at RB Leipzig. Trailing by two goals from the 44th minute, Max Kruse pulled a goal back for Werder in the 67th. Sargent equalized in the 77th. Leipzig scored their winner in the 87th minute. "We’ve played great football sometimes, but not got . . .
UPDATE: Greg Garza left camp on Jan 17 with a ow-grade quadriceps sprain. The soccer news starts with USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter announcing the 27-player roster for the 2019 January camp. This is Berhalter's first roster since taking the USMNT job earlier this month. The squad will gather in Chula Vista, California on January 6 with friendlies against Panama in Glendale, AZ on Jan 27 (ESPN2 - . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in Liga MX. Joe Corona's Club America is celebrating the 2018 Apertura championship, shutting out Cruz Azul 2-0 on the road to take the series by the same score on aggregate. Corona subbed on in the 77th minute with Club America up from a 51st minute Edson Alvarez goal. Cruz Azul went a man down in the 87th minute. Alvarez scored again in . . .
The conclusion of the 2018-19 Champions League group stage wasn't much of a surprise. The usual suspects all advanced, with another opportunity to see if a combination of the draw and results allows the Spanish giants to dominate the knockout phase. That once again includes Atletico Madrid, back from their Europa League winning season and once again navigating a Champions League group. The only . . .
The soccer news starts with USMNT players in the Champions League. Weston McKennie was on the bench for Schalke's 1-0 home shutout of Lokomotiv Moscow in Group D. Alessandro Schopf scored a minute into stoppage time with Ralf Fahrmann making one save to keep the clean sheet. Schalke advances to the knockout round in 2nd-place, five points behind group winners Porto. “We were dominant over the 90 . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with Josh Sargent scoring on his debut. Sargent subbed on in the 75th minute and was on the score sheet almost immediately in Werder Bremen's 3-1 home win over Alfredo Morales's Fortuna Dusseldorf. Morales subbed on in the 60th minute. Kevin Mohwald opened the scoring for Werder Bremen in the 20th minute. Fortuna's Dodi Lukebakio equalized . . .
The soccer news starts in the Premier League with DeAndre Yedlin's Newcastle United picking up a point with a 1-1 draw at Everton. Salomon Rondon scored for Newcastle in the 19th minute with Everton equalizing in the 38th. Yedlin saw yellow in the 66th minute. In London, Tim Ream subbed on in the 84th minute for Fulham's 1-1 draw with Leicester City. Aboubakar Kamara put Fulham up in the 42nd . . .
USMNT midfielder Tyler Adams is officially a member of Bundesliga club RB Leipzig. The New York Red Bulls announced that they completed the transfer on Sunday. Adams becomes available for RB Leipzig in January. "I’d like to thank everyone at the organization, coaches, staff, my teammates and the supporters,” Adams said in a press statement. “I’ve worn a New York Red Bulls shirt for eight years, . . .