Coronavirus Guidelines For Youth Sports: No Handshakes, High-Fives, Group CelebrationsJust as Bay Area schools have been refining their responses to the coronavirus outbreak, local youth sports leagues have told their players, coaches and parents that the game-day experience, including on-field celebrations, will be changing because of the virus spread.
San Jose Earthquakes Sign 14-Year-Old Salinas Goalie To Professional Soccer ContractThe San Jose Earthquakes professional soccer team announced Monday they have signed 14-year-old goalkeeper Emmanuel 'Emi' Ochoa to a homegrown player contract, making him the second youngest player to ever ink a deal with a Major League Soccer team.
U.S. Beats Netherlands, Wins 4th Women's World Cup TitleThe United States has won the Women's World Cup for the fourth time after beating the Netherlands 2-0 on Sunday.
Bay Area Soccer Fans Crowd Women’s World Cup Final Watch PartiesSoccer fans are gearing up for the Women's World Cup Finals on Sunday when Team USA takes on the Netherlands. There will be watch parties in San Francisco and San Jose.
Tensions At Healdsburg High Soccer Game Nearly Lead To Spectator BanThere was a big-time high school soccer match in Healdsburg Thursday night, but the game was almost played in front of no fans in the stands after tensions ran high at a contest earlier in the week.
Cristiano Ronaldo Sexual Assault Case Reopened By Las Vegas PoliceSoccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is being sued by a Nevada woman who said he raped her in the penthouse suite of a Las Vegas hotel in 2009 and then dispatched a team of "fixers" to obstruct the criminal investigation and trick her into keeping quiet for $375,000.
Mom Files Lawsuit After After Son Fails To Make Varsity Soccer TeamThe mother of a St. Louis-area high school student is suing after her son didn't make the varsity soccer team and was not allowed to play on the junior varsity team.
Thailand Cave Rescue: Boys Recount Moment They Became TrappedThe 12 members of a youth soccer team and their coach who spent more than two weeks trapped underground in a flooded cave network in northern Thailand have appeared in public for the first time since their ordeal.
Francophiles Rejoice At San Francisco World Cup Watch PartyOn Sunday at San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza, the World Cup watch crowd was decidedly France-focused and they were not disappointed.
France Beats Croatia 4-2 to Win 2nd World CupFrance won its second World Cup title in a match that was interrupted by an on-field protest during the second half that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for.
Elon Musk Sends Engineers To Help Thai Cave Rescue MissionTech billionaire Elon Musk is sending specialist engineers to Thailand to help aid the rescue of the 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a cave.
Report: Tottenham Place $58 Million Bid For USMNT Star Christian PulisicThe 19-year-old American is likely to draw interest from several Premier League teams. Tottenham is the first to make a bid.
Neymar Leads Brazil To World Cup Win Over MexicoNeymar flaunted his flair and his theatrics with a goal and an assist Monday to lead Brazil into the quarterfinals at the World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Mexico.
Mexico Advances, Germany Eliminated In Day Of World Cup UpsetsDefending champion Germany was eliminated and Mexico was able to advance to the next round in a day of upsets at soccer's World Cup.
FIFA Denies Report That It Knew About Doping Within Russian Soccer TeamA British media report alleges that FIFA had evidence of doping by Russian athletes 18 months ago, but the governing body denies that claim.