U.S. soccer star Christian Pulisic

Pulisic on latest USMNT training camp roster, but not Yueill

The U.S. men's national soccer team announced the 28 players invited to training camp this weekend for upcoming qualifiers, including Feb. 2 at Allianz Field.
Sports
January 21

Morris, Weah, Dest, Zardes on US roster for WCup qualifiers

Jordan Morris, Tim Weah, Sergiño Dest and Gyasi Zardes returned from injuries to make the U.S. roster ahead of the next three World Cup qualifiers.
Sports
January 21

Africa's soccer show a virus risk and a vaccine opportunity

The risk is obvious when you hold a major international soccer tournament right after the emergence of the omicron variant and in a country with precariously low COVID-19 vaccination levels.
Loons
January 20
Loons midfielder Emanuel Reynoso

Reynoso rejoins Loons at preseason training but remains silent

Thursday morning's practice in Blaine was midfielder Emanuel Reynoso's first since he was arrested and detained by Argentina authorities for more than a week last month. He and coach Adrian Heath did not provide comment.
Sports
January 20

Medvedev withstands Kyrgios, crowd to advance in Australia

Daniil Medvedev faced a hostile crowd and a full array of Nick Kyrgios' outbursts and tricks, and still remained calm for long enough to reach the third round at the Australian Open.
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Sports
January 20
The 2021 Minnesota Sports Hall of Fame inductees (clockwise from top left): Maya Moore, Annie Adamczak Glavan, Carrie Tollefson, Brianna Scurry, Linds

50 years into Title IX, Minnesota Sports Hall of Fame's special class: eight women

The eight inductees into the Minnesota Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2021 changed our understanding of sports on a local, national and global level.
Sports
January 20

Chilly Ohio qualifier nears 'high risk' for USSF guidelines

A kickoff temperature of about 25 degrees is forecast for the United States' World Cup qualifier against El Salvador at Columbus, Ohio, on Jan. 27, with a wind chill index approaching what the U.S. Soccer Federation's health guidelines call "high risk for cold-related illness."
Sports
January 20

Video review added for CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers

CONCACAF will institute video review during the final two windows of World Cup qualifying starting next week.
Sports
January 19

Tottenham stages latest-ever comeback to win an EPL game

Tottenham staged the latest-ever comeback to win a Premier League game on Wednesday.
Sports
January 19

Orlando to host US final home World Cup qualifier in March

The United States will play its final home World Cup qualifier at Orlando, Florida, on March 27 against Panama.
Sports
January 19

Weah, back from thigh injury, plays 1st match since Dec 1

American forward Tim Weah ended a seven-week layoff and put himself in better position to make the U.S. roster for upcoming World Cup qualifiers, entering in the 68th minute of Lille's 3-1 win over visiting Lorient on Wednesday night in the French league.
Music
January 19
Soccer fans Abraham Opoti and Nachiket Karnik got riled up at Nomad World Pub (now Part Wolf) before a Minnesota United FC game in 2015.

It's closing time for the Minneapolis soccer, bocce and music bar once known as the Nomad

Its history dates to before Prohibition, but the former 5 Corners Saloon may not be a saloon anymore after Jan. 28.
Sports
January 19

Postponements farce sees EPL explore tightening of rules

When Arsenal this week sent Pablo Mari away on loan and released Sead Kolasinac, trimming the squad looked perplexing for a club already struggling to muster a team to play.
Business
January 19

Ticket price hike for World Cup final in Qatar reaches 46%

The cost of attending the World Cup final is up to 46% higher in Qatar than the previous tournament in Russia, fans discovered Wednesday as tickets went on sale.
Loons
January 18
Minnesota United coach Adrian Heath

Loons start anew in 2022 without some familiar faces

Minnesota United opened training camp with a roster that is younger and faster than last year's but missing some quality experience.
World
January 18

Torture claims filed against new Interpol leader from UAE

The French lawyer for a jailed human rights defender in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday filed a torture complaint against the new president of Interpol, Maj. Gen. Ahmed Nasser al-Raisi, as the official made his first visit to the international police agency's headquarters in the French city of Lyon.
Loons
January 17
Minnesota United players, shown here celebrating after a win last season, will return to training on Tuesday.

Blaine workouts will mark start of Loons' trek to season opener

Workouts start Tuesday and trips to Florida and Portland will also play a part in the team's preparation for the 2022 season.
World
January 17

Mexican governor says predecessor made deals with gangs

The governor of Mexico's Morelos state claimed Monday his predecessor and the previous police chief negotiated with a drug gang.
Sports
January 17

Reyna likely out for Dortmund until after qualifying break

Gio Reyna probably won't play for Borussia Dortmund until after the international break, making it unlikely he will make the roster for the United States' next three World Cup qualifiers.
Sports
January 17

US women's hockey coach Joel Johnson deftly juggles 2 jobs

It's not often someone gets to experience two chances of a lifetime. For Joel Johnson, opportunity came knocking a mere two months apart.
Sports
January 16

Liverpool relying on abnormal season to catch Man City

Wiping out Manchester City's 11-point lead at the top of the Premier League looks an onerous task. Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp is at least gaining hope from a season with so many sudden variables.