McLaughlin: Ballpark taxes, authority could aid soccer stadium

McLaughlin: Ballpark taxes, authority could aid soccer stadium

Hoping to break an impasse over a pro-soccer stadium in Minneapolis, a Hennepin County commissioner is suggesting that a final deal could hinge on the taxes and agencies associated with Target Field.

Miguel Herrera out as Mexico national team coach

July 29
Miguel Herrera out as Mexico national team coach
Move comes two days after he led team to CONCACAF Gold Cup title.

AP Sources: Michel Platini will run for FIFA president

July 29
AP Sources: Michel Platini will run for FIFA president
Michel Platini will run for FIFA president and plans to announce his intentions this week.
Sports
July 29

Kaka helps MLS All Stars to 2-1 win over Tottenham

Kaka scored on a penalty kick and set up David Villa's goal minutes later in the first half to help the best players in Major League Soccer beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 on a blustery Wednesday night.
Sports
July 28

2-time champion Bellucci advances at Swiss Open

Two-time Swiss Open champion Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil eased to a 6-2, 6-3 first-round victory over Kimmer Coppejans on Tuesday.
Sports
July 28
Midfielder DaMarcus Beasley

Beasley still interested in playing for national team

A quick heads up to Jurgen Klinsmann: Should you ever need DaMarcus Beasley for national team duty again, just call. The veteran of four World Cups will always listen.
Sports
July 28
Mexico players celebrated their Gold Cup triumph.

Mexico wins seventh Gold Cup title with 3-1 victory over Jamaica

Andres Guardado scored again, with no penalty kick needed this time, and his teammates finally managed some goals, too.
Sports
July 27

U.S. plays Aruba or St. Vincent in World Cup qualifying opener

The United States will host Aruba or St. Vincent and the Grenadines at St. Louis on Nov. 13 in the Americans' opening qualifier for the 2018 World Cup.
Sports
July 27

Impact acquire former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba

The Montreal Impact added an established scoring presence when they traded for former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba on Monday.
Sports
July 26
Referee Mark Geiger, right, and Panama's Roman Torres.

CONCACAF known for corruption as much as soccer

The banner moments of this year's CONCACAF Gold Cup belong to Panama.
Sports
July 26

Romanov palace imperial setting for imperious FIFA

Sepp the Great came to an old Romanov chateau for what he promises will be his final World Cup draw as FIFA president.
Sports
July 26

Rolling Jamaica, reeling Mexico meet in Gold Cup final

Mexico is the favorite to win its record-extending seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup title, and coach Miguel Herrera is answering questions about his future with the team.
Sports
July 26

US loses third-place game to Panama in Gold Cup soccer

Music and shouts of celebration blasted from the Panama locker room next door as U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann tried to put another positive spin on another loss.
Sports
July 25

Minnesota United outlasts San Antonio 4-3

Justin Davis’ goal just before halftime and Ibson’s goal early in the second hald enabled the Minnesota United FC to outlast the host San Antonio Scorpions 4-3.
Sports
July 25

FIFA, Blatter get back to World Cup business at Putin home

FIFA and Sepp Blatter put their corruption crisis aside and got back to World Cup business at the 2018 tournament qualifying draw hosted by Vladimir Putin at a Russian state residence on Saturday.
Sports
July 25

The Latest: Conte says facing Spain 'very stimulating'

The latest on Saturday's 2018 World Cup qualifying draw (times are local):
Sports
July 25

US opens World Cup qualifying in group with Trinidad

The United States' road to the 2018 World Cup opens in November with a four-nation group that includes Trinidad and Tobago.
Sports
July 25

The Latest: US opens WCup qualifying in group with Trinidad

The latest on Saturday's 2018 World Cup qualifying draw (times are local):
Sports
July 25

CONCACAF says referee admits errors in contentious semifinal

The president of CONCACAF said Saturday the referee acknowledged making mistakes during the contentious Gold Cup semifinal between Mexico and Panama.
Sports
July 25
U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann

Soccer Insider: Taking stock after Gold Cup shock

While the U.S. losing to Jamaica is clearly a setback, don’t count coach Jurgen Klinsmann out just yet.
Sports
July 25

World Cup at center of Gazprom's sponsorship empire

As FIFA descends on St. Petersburg for the World Cup preliminary draw Saturday, it is entering the capital of a sponsorship empire.
Video
July 24

USA-Panama Gold Cup preview

The Inquirer's Marc Narducci and Philly.com’s Jonathan Tannenwald preview Saturday's third place game in the Gold Cup between the USA and Panama.
St. Paul
July 24
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman

St. Paul Midway site potential touted for more than soccer

St. Paul officials and Minnesota United leaders have broader development plans for site.
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