Fifth-Tier Amateur Soccer Club Beats Portland Timbers In Biggest U.S.…

It's been a rough week for MLS teams in U.S. Open Cup competition, as eight teams from the nation's top soccer league fell to lower-tier competition in the tournament open to all sanctioned clubs in the country. The latest such loss is the most embarrassing, as the Portland Timbers lost 1-0 in extra time to Cal FC, an … » 5/31/12 11:50am 5/31/12 11:50am

A Long List Of Sports Figures Who've Also Claimed Their Twitter Was…

As soon as Rep. Anthony Weiner first acknowledged his roiling Twitter-bulge scandal with a desperate "I've been hacked" defense last week, we knew he was guilty. "I've been hacked" is the first refuge of a cock-Tweeter. Weiner isn't the first to mistakenly send a private Twitter flirtation to a relative stranger. Here's a … » 6/07/11 2:25pm 6/07/11 2:25pm

MLS Soldiers On Without Eric Wynalda

There will be exactly two MLS games on ABC this season: today's First Kick (3:30, ABC), and the championship game. So today is the one chance that MLS can choose on whom the ABC spotlight shines, and none of the following people are involved: Freddy Adu, David Beckham (okay, they have no choice on that one), Claudio… » 4/07/07 3:45pm 4/07/07 3:45pm