Los Angeles awarded new MLS team

Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber announced on Thursday that a new team has been awarded to an ownership group led by Henry Nguyen, Peter Guber and Tom Penn that will begin play in 2017 in a new soccer specific stadium in the greater Los Angeles area.

Portland's Zakuani announces retirement

Portland Timbers midfielder Steve Zakuani announced his retirement from professional soccer Wednesday, bringing an end to a six-year professional career in Major League Soccer.

Portland's Valeri to undergo knee surgery

The Portland Timbers revealed Tuesday that midfielder Diego Valeri will undergo surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his left knee.

Sounders' Pappa named MLS Player of the Week

Seattle Sounders FC midfielder Marco Pappa was named the Player of the Week on Monday for the final week of the 2014 Major League Soccer regular season.

Chivas USA ceases operations as MLS plans new L.A. strategy

Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber announced on Monday that Chivas USA will cease operations immediately, and that on Thursday, the league will announce a new MLS Los Angeles club and ownership group.

U.S. tops Mexico to book place in Women's World Cup

Carli Lloyd scored two goals and Christen Press added another to lead the United States to a 3-0 win over Mexico in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Women's Championship, allowing the Americans to clinch a berth in the 2015 Women's World Cup.

Fire midfielder Nyarko suffers torn ACL

Chicago Fire midfielder Patrick Nyarko will be out of action for the next 6-8 months after suffering a torn ACL in his team's 2-1 defeat to D.C. United.

U.S. women trounce Haiti to inch closer to World Cup

The United States women's national team cruised past Haiti, 6-0, at RFK Stadium on Monday to clinch the top seed in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Women's Championship.

Revs' Nguyen named MLS Player of the Week

New England Revolution midfielder Lee Nguyen was named the Player of the Week on Monday for Week 32 of the 2014 Major League Soccer season.

Morgan sidelined with ankle injury

Alex Morgan will be unavailable for the remainder of the United States national team's CONCACAF Women's Championship due to a left ankle sprain, it was revealed Saturday.

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