A two-goal lead with less than 20 minutes to play should be enough of a cushion in soccer. But not for the Loons, who added another chapter to the three-decade heartbreak of Minnesota's men pro sports teams.
Brian Schmetzer coached four-time MLS All-Star Ozzie Alonso for 10 seasons as a Sounders assistant and head coach and the two have remained friends. But they ignored each other in the days before the Western Conference final.
Israel's Beitar Jerusalem soccer club, which has gained notoriety for its racist fans and refusal to have an Arab player on its roster, announced on Monday that a member of the Emirati ruling family has purchased a 50% stake in the team.
The National Women's Soccer League is returning to Kansas City after an ownership group led by local businesspeople that includes the fiancee of Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was awarded an expansion franchise Monday.