T/soccer

  1. Red, White and Blood: U.S. Soccer Uses Testing to Gain an Edge Sports, Yesterday

    Since January, nearly 100 U.S. Soccer players have had sophisticated blood analysis in an effort to aid performance, recovery and injury prevention.

  2. Kershaw Bound for D.L. With Back Problem Sports, July 24

    Kershaw, the major leagues’ leader in wins this season, left his start against the visiting Atlanta Braves after two innings on Sunday because of right low back tightness.

  3. Jamaica Stuns Mexico to Reach Gold Cup Final Sports, July 23

    Jamaica will face the United States in the final on Wednesday in Santa Clara, Calif.

  4. U.S. Soccer Team Beats Costa Rica to Make Gold Cup Final Sports, July 22

    In the 2-0 victory, Clint Dempsey matched Landon Donovan’s American record with his 57th international goal.

  5. Usain Bolt Ends His Diamond League Career With a Win Sports, July 22

    The eight-time Olympic champion sprinter from Jamaica is planning to retire after next month’s world track and field championships in London.

  6. Chris Froome Nearing Fourth Tour de France Title Sports, July 21

    After the final day of climbing in the Alps, Froome leads Romain Bardet by 23 seconds ahead of Sunday’s finish.

  7. ‘Wonderful Addition’ or ‘Mess,’ Video Replay Heads to M.L.S. Sports, July 20

    Major League Soccer will start using it next month, becoming the last major domestic professional league to put a replay system in place.

  8. Toronto Gets Late Draw Against New York City F.C. Sports, July 20

    Toronto F.C. moved a point ahead of Chicago for the Eastern Conference and overall M.L.S. lead.

  9. Withstanding a Bite and a Pinch, the United States Advances in the Gold Cup Sports, July 20

    Jozy Altidore appeared to be bitten by an El Salvador defender in the Americans’ victory, which sent them to the semifinals of the tournament.

  10. Houston Astros Star Carlos Correa Could Miss Eight Weeks Sports, July 19

    Correa, an All-Star shortstop who is batting .320 with 20 homers, tore a ligament in his left thumb taking a swing in Monday’s game against Seattle.

  11. Ángel María Villar, High-Ranking FIFA Official, Is Arrested in Fraud Inquiry Sports, July 18

    Mr. Villar, the president of the Spanish soccer federation and a FIFA vice president, was detained along with his son, Gorka, and other soccer officials.

  12. U.S. Shuts Out Nicaragua and Takes First Place in Group Sports, July 15

    The Americans scored the three goals they needed to reclaim the top spot from Panama in the Gold Cup. They will play in a quarterfinal match on Wednesday.

  13. Chris Froome Loses Overall Lead at Tour de France Sports, July 14

    Romain Bardet of France won Stage 12, featuring a grueling climb to the finish, and is third over all, 25 seconds behind the new leader, Fabio Aru.

  14. Sepp Blatter Praises the Late Chuck Blazer, Who Spurred His Downfall Sports, July 13

    Although Blazer’s confession began a wide-ranging investigation into FIFA, its former head spoke highly of his character and legacy.

  15. Chuck Blazer, Central Figure in FIFA Scandal, Dies at 72 Sports, July 13

    Mr. Blazer was a gregarious American soccer official who pleaded guilty to a range of charges as part of a federal investigation.

  16. The Original Fake News: Soccer Transfers Sports, July 13

    In a sport known for its post-truth propagation of transfer rumors, a journalist created a fake phenom to see how much traction his story could get. A lot, it turned out.

  17. U.S. Squanders Lead but Edges Martinique in Gold Cup Sports, July 13

    After a scoreless first half, the Americans took a 2-0 lead, but they came close to wasting it against a team that is not even a member of FIFA.

  18. Pleas to End Offensive Chant Fall on Deaf Ears in Stands at Gold Cup Sports, July 12

    Organizers at the Concacaf Gold Cup have discovered that an offensive chant by Mexican soccer fans is more easily screamed than screened.

  19. Michael Jordan Joins Derek Jeter’s Group Seeking to Buy Marlins Sports, July 12

    Commissioner Rob Manfred said the team’s owner was soon expected to choose from among three investment groups.

  20. Soccer in New York City? There’s Plenty Sports, July 11

    There is an abundance of top-quality soccer available in New York City, if you know where to look. A Times reporter went on a scouting trip.

  21. Romelu Lukaku Signs With Manchester United Sports, July 11

    The star striker, the second highest scorer in the Premier League last season for Everton, turned down a late offer from Chelsea.

  22. Mexico Easily Defeats El Salvador in Gold Cup Match Sports, July 10

    Mexico won its Concacaf Gold Cup opener before a decidedly pro-Mexico crowd in San Diego on Sunday.

  23. Wayne Rooney Returns to Everton as a Champion but Not a Conqueror Sports, July 9

    Wayne Rooney is 31, and one of the best players England has produced, but he could never outrun the labels ascribed to him as a teenager.

  24. U.S. Fails to Win Gold Cup Opener for First Time Ever Sports, July 8

    After winning their previous 13 Concacaf Gold Cup openers, the Americans tied with Panama, 1-1.

  25. U.S. Plays Panama to a Draw in Gold Cup Opener Sports, July 8

    Dom Dwyer, a newcomer to the U.S. national team, scored for the second consecutive game.

  26. Abdelhak Nouri in Stable Condition After Collapsing During Match, Ajax Says Sports, July 8

    The club’s Twitter account said an irregular heartbeat had caused the collapse during a friendly against Werder Bremen in Austria.

  27. Marcel Kittel Easily Wins Stage 6 of the Tour de France Sports, July 7

    It was Kittel’s 11th victory in the Tour and his second this year. Chris Froome kept the yellow jersey as the overall leader.

  28. For Teammates in Love, an Island Oasis Sports, July 6

    Bianca Sierra and Stephany Mayor played for Mexico in the 2015 Women’s World Cup. But after coming out as a couple, they have traveled far from home to find acceptance.

  29. Lionel Messi and Barcelona Agree on Extension Sports, July 5

    Barcelona said Messi, 30, the club’s career leading scorer, would sign a deal “in the coming weeks” that will run through June 2021.

  30. Chris Bosh’s Tenure With the Heat Ends Sports, July 5

    Bosh has not appeared in the N.B.A. in more than a year because of blood clots. He could return next season, if another team declares him fit to play.

  31. 2 German Triumphs, and a System Built for More Sports, July 3

    Germany, the World Cup champion, can argue it has the best soccer team in the world. After all, it won the Confederations Cup with very little star power.

  32. Soccer Academy Reaches Across Border to Nurture Young Players Sports, July 2

    A New Jersey program affiliated with Mexico’s first-division Club Tijuana serves youngsters who might get lost in America’s pay-to-play soccer culture.

  33. Germany Converts a Mistake by Chile Into a Confederations Cup Title Sports, July 2

    Germany, which won the title for the first time, got the only goal from Lars Stindl after a Chilean midfielder gave the ball away near his own penalty area.

  34. Portugal Defeats Mexico for Third Place Sports, July 2

    A late goal by Pepe forced extra time, and Portugal took third place in the Confederations Cup.

  35. United States Beats Ghana in a Friendly, as World Cup Auditions Begin Sports, July 1

    Players representing the United States in the match with Ghana and in this summer’s Concacaf Gold Cup know a good showing could increase their chances of being on the World Cup roster.

  36. Maya Weave Their Identity Into Their Soccer Team Sports, June 30

    C.S.D. Xejuyup of Guatemala incorporates traditional clothing into its uniforms, a decision that echoes its founder’s desire to have his team reflect its community.

  37. Germany Beats Mexico to Reach Confederations Cup Final Sports, June 29

    Taking advantage of Mexico’s defensive lapses, the young German squad struck early and will face Chile in the final on Sunday.

  38. Usain Bolt Wins 100 Meters at Golden Spike Meet Sports, June 28

    The Jamaican star held on to win in 10.06 seconds, short of his season best of 10.03, in the first race of the European leg of his final season.

  39. Chile Beats Portugal to Reach Confederations Cup Final Sports, June 28

    Claudio Bravo made three saves in the penalty shootout, and Chile will now seek its third straight international title.

  40. Six Are Charged in 1989 Hillsborough Stadium Disaster in England Foreign, June 28

    A former senior police officer will face manslaughter charges. The catastrophe killed 96 fans, who were crushed or trampled.

  41. FIFA Pulls Back the Curtain, but Will It Ever See the Light? Sports, June 28

    In 430 pages, a report on a tainted World Cup bidding process shed some much needed light on corruption in soccer’s leadership. But it cannot be the end of the story.

  42. Florida Wins Its First College World Series Sports, June 28

    The Gators defeated Louisiana State to complete a two-game sweep of the finals in Omaha.

  43. A Tech Executive’s Latest Start-Up Has Cleats, Jerseys and Goals Sports, June 27

    Dennis Crowley, a founder of Foursquare, has a vision of hundreds of clubs, of promotion and relegation that will reward investment and success, and punish failure.

  44. In Long-Secret FIFA Report, More Details but No Smoking Gun Sports, June 27

    FIFA on Tuesday published an American investigator’s 2014 report into the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only one day after a German newspaper announced it had a copy.

  45. FIFA’s World Cup Garcia Report Interactive, June 27

    The report on the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, compiled by Michael J. Garcia, a former United States attorney who had served as FIFA’s chief ethics investigator.

  46. FIFA’s World Cup Garcia Report Interactive, June 27

    The report on the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, compiled by Michael J. Garcia, a former United States attorney who had served as FIFA’s chief ethics investigator.

  47. A Welcome Payday for Obscure Teams in the Champions League Sports, June 27

    Even teams that have little chance of reaching the group stage get a sizable participation payout, which they can use to dominate their domestic leagues.