MLS kicks off its 20th season on Friday

Major League Soccer's 20th season also could be its biggest in a variety of ways.

When the reigning champion Los Angeles Galaxy kicks off against the Chicago Fire at 7 p.m. Friday, it will begin an MLS season with the most teams, a record ...

Qatar World Cup's later start assailed

LOS ANGELES--A FIFA task force's recommendation to avoid Qatar's sweltering summer heat by pushing the start of the 2022 World Cup to November has left European officials a little hot under the collar, igniting a feud between soccer's world ...

Hope Solo returns to U.S. women's soccer team

Goalkeeper Hope Solo's suspension was lifted by U.S. Soccer on Saturday when the two-time Olympic champion was named to the roster for the women's national team ahead of next month's Algarve Cup tournament in Portugal.

Solo, whose brilliance on ...