49ers to invest in Sacramento Republic FC

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Sacramento Republic FC has bolstered its bid for admission to Major League Soccer with an investment by the San Francisco 49ers. The NFL team signed on a day after Vivek Ranadive announced the Sacramento Kings would invest in...

Hope Solo suspended for 30 days by U.S. Soccer

Goalkeeper Hope Solo has been suspended from the U.S. national soccer team for 30 days and sent home from the January training camp for disciplinary reasons less than five months before this summer's women's World Cup.

The penalties, announced ...

Women's World Cup to go forward on artificial turf

A coalition of women's soccer players led by U.S. star Abby Wambach has withdrawn its gender discrimination suit against FIFA and will play this summer's World Cup in Canada on artificial turf.

The men's tournament has always been played on grass...

Galaxy officially signs Steven Gerrard

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Galaxy officially announced Wednesday that Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has agreed to an 18-month deal to play for Major League Soccer's defending champions beginning in July. And though Gerrard admitted the ...