Soccer

(Mission Creek Video)

Viral Video Prompts San Francisco To Change Soccer Rules At Mission Playground

Outrage about a soccer field confrontation at Mission Playground between Dropbox tech workers and Latino youth has prompted San Francisco’s top park official to change the policy about permits and fees to use the field.

10/16/2014

(Mission Creek Video)

‘Playground Is Not For Sale’ Rally Planned After Dispute Over SF Mission District Soccer Field

A caught-on-camera dispute between some tech industry employees and a group of teens at a the San Francisco Mission Playground soccer field has sparked calls for change in San Francisco Park’s and Recreation policies.

10/13/2014

MIssion Playground Confrontation

VIDEO: Soccer Field Reservation Flap Pits SF Neighbors Against Dropbox Techies In Caught-On-Camera Quarrel

A incident captured on camera that quickly went viral depicts the increasingly acrimonious relations between long-time San Francisco residents and the newly rich techies encroaching on their neighborhods, as a group of Dropbox employees who reserved a soccer field using a new city-sponsored app try to get a group of kids using the field to move.

10/10/2014

Gopher holes on a soccer field in the East Bay. (CBS)

Gopher Holes Likely Responsible For Sports Injury That Hospitalized Fremont Girl For 3 Days

Gopher holes are likely responsible for an injury that hospitalized a Fremont girl for three days.

10/06/2014

Children play soccer on the Caldecott Soccer Field in Oakland. (CBS)

Gopher Holes Causing Hazard For Children Playing On Oakland Soccer Field

Gopher holes are getting in the way of soccer games on an Oakland field and creating hazards for children trying to play there.

10/05/2014

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Soccer Players File Discrimination Suit Over Plans To Play Women’s World Cup On Artificial Turf

Members of U.S. Soccer’s Women’s National Team, including Cal alumni Alex Morgan, have filed suit in Canada over plans to use artificial turf fields in next summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup.

10/01/2014

Hafiz Hasani at Ygnacio Valley Park in Concord. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Organizes Afghan-American Soccer Club

Community. Friendship. Sportsmanship. They’re what a this week’s Jefferson Award winner brings to the Afghan American community on the soccer field.

09/24/2014

A view of the Chile-Mexico soccer match from the upper deck at Levi's Stadium, September 6, 2014. (N. Jones)

Traffic Trouble, Parking Problems, Fondled Food At Levi’s Stadium For Chile Vs. Mexico Soccer Game

First let me start by disclosing that I am not a huge sports fan, making the whole ordeal that much more of a bitter pill to swallow.

09/09/2014

Left: Eduardo Vargas of Chile (C) celebrates goal with Arturo Vidal (L) and Gonzalo Jara (R) during the 2014 FIFA World Cup match between Spain and Chile June 18, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro. Right: Mexico's defender Andres Guardado (L) celebrates with Mexico's midfielder Jose Juan Vazquez after scoring during match between Croatia and Mexico at Pernambuco Arena in Recife during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 23, 2014. (Jamie Squire/Yuri Cortez/Getty Images)

Mexico, Chile To Test Newest Version Of Levi’s Stadium Sod In Venue’s 1st International Soccer Match

Mexico and Chile will test each other on the soccer pitch and also test the latest version of the sod at Levi’s Stadium in the first international soccer match at the facility on Saturday evening.

09/05/2014

Tim Jahnigen and Lisa Tarver (CBS)

No-Puncture Ball Ignites Power of Play Around the World

The idea started with a news story on refugee children in Darfur: children finding a way to play soccer even in war-torn areas. That’s when this week’s Jefferson Award winners set out to create a ball that wouldn’t let these kids down in the harshest of conditions.

09/03/2014

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