February 1, 2012 Stones and bottles flew, according to reports from the scene. Many victims may have suffocated. The reason why things got out of control aren't clear yet. Meanwhile, a fire broke out at another stadium after a match was canceled.
January 5, 2012 The Everton goalie scored from about 90 yards away last night when his clearing kick bounced over the head of Bolton's Adam Bogdan.
December 21, 2011 Terry, who plays for Chelsea in the English Premier League and is captain of England's national team, denies he verbally abused an opponent with racist words.
October 6, 2011 Wayne Rooney's father is one of the suspects being investigated because of suspicious bets placed on a match in Scotland. The soccer star has not been implicated.
July 17, 2011 The FIFA Women's World Cup final between the U.S. and Japan had a familiar feel to it, as the American squad once again found themselves being pushed to the brink. But this time, it was the Japanese who seemed to draw on deep reserves of will and creativity to force overtime, and then to win on penalty kicks.
July 13, 2011 The American women hope to win the World Cup for the first time since 1999. The win comes despite a 27-12 shooting edge for the French women. The Americans will face either Sweden or Japan, who play this afternoon.
July 11, 2011 The U.S. women's national team could be forgiven for soaking in the glory of their gut-wrenching win over Brazil in the Women's World Cup quarterfinals. The tight game electrified fans, but Abby Wambach is not satisfied.
July 6, 2011 The 2-1 victory is Sweden's first over the United States in the World Cup. The loss drops the U.S. women to second place in Group C, meaning they will play Brazil in the quarterfinals Sunday.
June 30, 2011 The U.S. team is ranked No. 1 in the world, and they won gold in the recent Olympics. But they're not the clear favorite to win World Cup — that would be Germany, which is both the defending champion and the host country.
June 28, 2011 The U.S. women started off the FIFA Women's World Cup with a tight, tense game against North Korea Tuesday, playing in Dresden, Germany. Lauren Cheney shattered a 0-0 tie with a header that found the corner of the goal, nearly 10 minutes into the second half.
May 27, 2011 The president of soccer's world governing body has been called to answer questions in a bribes-for-votes investigation. Both he and his challenger for FIFA's presidency must appear. The vote on who will be the next president is set for Wednesday.
February 14, 2011 The Brazilian is thought by many to be the greatest "striker" in soccer history. He retires with two World Cup championships and a record 15 World cup goa.s
December 14, 2010 Sepp Blatter, head of the world soccer federation, went on to say that the game has "no boundaries." But gay rights groups say his comment about what homosexuals should not do in Qatar were offensive.
July 1, 2010 Soccer fans groaned over a number of botched calls in this year's World Cup. Dave Zirin argues it's time to do more than complain.