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Yes, you can put on a World Cup in the Amazon

MANAUS, Brazil -- At the end of the 19th century, building the Teatro Amazonas opera house in this jungle city during Brazil's rubber boom was considered the impossible dream.

For some, this century's equivalent -- plunking a World Cup soccer ...

US women win in wake of coach's firing

SAN DIEGO -- The U.S. women's soccer team has been ranked No. 1 in the world for seven years, hasn't lost a match at home in nearly a decade and has been beaten just twice in its last 48 matches overall.

Not exactly the record of a group in ...

Mexico game shows U.S. is in good shape

The World Cup is 65 days away. The U.S. national team opens camp in six weeks. So, just how good is Jurgen Klinsmann's team? Will this latest collection of American players be able to survive a group that includes Portugal, Ghana and Germany?

It'...

Galaxy routs Chivas USA, 3-0

CARSON, Calif. -- So what was learned Sunday at the StubHub Center?

Well, it was learned that the Los Angeles Galaxy, despite going winless in its first two games, is still one of Major League Soccer's elite teams. It was learned that Chivas USA,...