Soccer

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

(Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)

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

Tom Hanks (credit:  Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

No Act: Tom Hanks Wants Sod For Women’s World Cup

The Concord-born actor is protesting the use of artificial turf for the six Canadian venues…

08/23/2014

Landon Donovan of the Los Angeles Galaxy announces his retirement following the 2014 MLS season during a news conference at the StubHub Center on August 7, 2014, in Carson, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

6 Post-Retirement Moves Landon Donovan Should Make

LA Galaxy forward and MLS legend Landon Donovan announced his retirement on Thursday. Although he’s calling it quits on the pitch, may we still see Donovan stay around the game (or not)?

08/08/2014

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