Soccer

Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks at a packed news conference at the U.S. Attorneys Office of the Eastern District of New York following the early morning arrest of world soccer figures, including officials of FIFA, for racketeering, bribery, money laundering and fraud on May 27, 2015 in New York City. Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty News

FIFA Corruption Case: Why Should Americans Care?

What does the FIFA case mean to the casual American soccer fan?

05/27/2015

TV stations work after a press conference at the FIFA headquarters on May 27, 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland. Swiss police on Wednesday raided a Zurich hotel to detain top FIFA football officials as part of a US investigation. (Photo by Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

Probe Into World Cup Award After US Indicts FIFA Officials In $150 Million Bribing Scandal, 7 Arrests

The votes to award the World Cups to Russia and Qatar have been surrounded in controversy and accusations of corruption.

05/27/2015

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Top 5 Twitter Reactions To FIFA Arrests

FIFA, the governing body for the World Cups and much of what goes on in the soccer world, has had multiple officials arrested on charges of alleged money laundering, corruption, bribery, and more.

05/27/2015

The youth soccer park next to Levi's Stadium. (CBS)

Santa Clara City Council Rejects 49ers $3 Million Donation To Help Youth Sports

This comes after the 49ers withdrew their offer to pay $15 million for soccer fields near Levi’s Stadium, that the team had planned to use for VIP parking.

05/14/2015

The youth soccer park next to Levi's Stadium. (CBS)

Battle Lines Drawn Over 49ers Plan To Take Over Youth Soccer Fields Next To Levi’s Stadium

Youth soccer advocates in Santa Clara are expected to pack a meeting on a proposal by the San Francisco 49ers to take over soccer fields next to Levi’s Stadium for $15 million, an offer opponents have called “insulting.”

04/21/2015

Jordan Morris #8 of the United States advances the ball against Mexico during an international friendly match at the Alamodome on April 15, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas.  (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

Stanford Sophomore Jordan Morris Scores For USA Men’s Soccer In Victory Over Mexico

Jordan Morris made a loud statement in his first start for the U.S. national team against his country’s biggest and most bitter rival. His reward? A game pennant given to him by veteran Michael Bradley to hang in his room at college.

04/16/2015

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5 Things To Watch As MLS Season Begins

The calendar has flipped to March which means our 5th professional sports league starts up.

03/03/2015

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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

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‘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

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