Hip injury is blow to defender Gasper and Loons in their turnabout seasons

Hip injury is blow to defender Gasper and Loons in their turnabout seasons

Chase Gasper was the only player who had played every minute in every game until he left Wednesday's 2-2 draw at Los Angeles FC.
Loons
July 30

Gameday preview: Minnesota United at Vancouver

Beaten once since May 8, Loons finish two games out west with Vancouver's "home" game in Utah.
Sports
July 30

Griffin twins trade jabs long before 1st game as opponents

The Griffin twins are already talking trash, and there's still nearly three months to go before they're on opposite sidelines for the first time in their lives.
Sports
July 30

Fast day at pool, track on Day 7 of Tokyo Olympics

The Tokyo Games got their first swimming individual world record and a fast start to the track competition on Day 7 of the Olympics.
Sports
July 30
United States’ Megan Rapinoe, left, celebrates with teammates after scoring the winning goal and defeating the Netherlands in a penalty shootout.

USA outlasts Dutch in shootout, advances to play Canada in semis

When Megan Rapinoe stepped up to take her penalty, she was just trying to stay as calm as possible in the moment.
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Business
July 30

Juventus targets capital increase of up to $475 million

Hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, Serie A club Juventus expects to receive a capital injection of up to 400 million euros ($475 million) by the end of the year.
Sports
July 29

Gyasi Zardes lifts US over Qatar 1-0, into Gold Cup final

Gyasi Zardes scored in the 86th minute and the United States beat Qatar 1-0 on Thursday night to reach the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Sports
July 29

Caeleb Dressel goes for more gold on Day 7 of Tokyo Games

Caeleb Dressel is expected to be the star of Day 7 at the Tokyo Games as he seeks his third gold medal in Friday night coverage of the Olympics.
Sports
July 29

Libyan indoor soccer player dies in malaria outbreak in team

A malaria outbreak among Libya's national indoor soccer team has claimed the life of one player while several others have been sickened following the team's participation in the African Minifootball Cup in Nigeria, Libya's sports ministry and its minifootball federation said.
Sports
July 29

Hillsborough victim dies 32 years after UK stadium disaster

A British man who died 32 years after being caught in a crush of soccer fans at an overcrowded Hillsborough Stadium has been recorded as the 97th victim of the 1989 tragedy.
Sports
July 29

Now at Olympics, Pedri losing count of games after 11 months

Even Pedri Gonzalez can't be sure how many games he has played in this never-ending season.
Sports
July 29

From the Emperor on down: Memories of the '64 Tokyo Olympics

From Emperor Naruhito on down, every Japanese of a certain age remembers the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. Even younger Japanese connect through parents or aunts and uncles who stored old photos, told stories or recalled getting a television set for the first time to watch the Games.
Loons
July 29
Minnesota United midfielder Hassani Dotson

Last-minute goal in extra time gives Loons 2-2 draw with LAFC

Hassani Dotson's goal in the 94th minute game Minnesota United an improbable draw to begin a two-game road "trip" in L.A.
Sports
July 29

Vancouver Whitecaps face Minnesota United FC in conference play

Minnesota United FC (6-5-4) vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC (3-7-5)
Loons
July 29
Minnesota United coach Adrian Heath says new goalkeeper Tyler Miller is “better than I thought.” Miller made his Loons debut in Sunday’s season

Minnesota United's Tyler Miller returns to L.A. and the site of his first starting opportunity

The goalkeeper has lost just one game in his two seasons with the Loons after a January 2020 trade from LAFC.
Sports
July 29

Dotson scores in stoppage time, Minnesota ties LAFC 2-2

Hassani Dotson scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time to give Minnesota United a 2-2 tie with with Los Angeles FC on Wednesday night.
Sports
July 28

UK journalist sued by Russian billionaire over Putin book

A British journalist and her publisher contested a defamation claim in a London court on Wednesday from billionaire Chelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich over a book about the rise of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Loons
July 27
Loons goalkeeper Tyler Miller was LAFC’s starter for much of his first two seasons, the inaugural 2018 and 2019 seasons.

Minnesota United-LAFC game preview

The teams will battle for fourth place in the Western Conference.
Loons
July 27
Minnesota United’s Ramón Ábila (9) feinted past San Jose Earthquakes’ Nathan Cardoso on July 3.

Loons' million-dollar striker Abila stays home as team hits road

Injured Michael Boxall and Franco Fragapane fly west with team Tuesday while Ramon Abila stays behind.
Olympics
July 27
United States’ Alex Morgan, left, and Australia’s Tameka Yallop battle for the ball.

U.S. women's soccer advances after 0-0 draw with Australia

The United States did what was necessary to advance to the quarterfinals at the Tokyo Olympics, it just wasn't exactly the high-flying offensive juggernaut that the Americans are known for.
Sports
July 26
Jordan Chiles, with her back turned away from camera, Simone Biles, center, Grace McCallum and Sunisa Lee, of the United States, wait on the side duri

Biles tries to lead Team USA to third consecutive gold medal

The greatest gymnast of all time must rally Team USA for the Americans to win their third consecutive gold medal.