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Leagues, teams wary of rising stadium expenses amid pandemic
June 11, 2020
Sporting Kansas City had just packed Children’s Mercy Park to the brim for a 4-0 blowout of the Houston Dynamo when the coronavirus pandemic brought not just the Major League Soccer season but the entire sporting world to a standstill.  ... read more »
Athletes Speak Out Against Racism in Wake of George Floyd Murder
June 4, 2020
The video footage of George Floyd being murdered by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has outraged people throughout and beyond the United States. During this tragedy, countless athletes brazenly showed their disdain for the existence of racism in various ways. ... read more »
Safe at Work: Pro Franchises Open Facilities to Players
May 21, 2020
The training facilities for Los Angeles professional teams opened recently, giving a glimmer of hope that sporting events will resume soon. ... read more »
Professional Sports Leagues Temporarily Limit Locker Room Access To Players And Essential Staff
March 9, 2020
Major League Baseball (MLB), Major League Soccer (MLS), the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the National Hockey League (NHL) today issued the following joint statement ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Dylan Lewis
January 23, 2020
University of California in Santa Barbara (UCSB) freshman Dylan Lewis rose quickly to become a key contributor in the Gauchos women’s soccer team. She was a starting midfielder for 16 out of 19 games, more than any other player on the team this season. ... read more »
Lackluster LAFC Draw Toronto
September 26, 2019
Perhaps it was the fact that LAFC has already clinched a spot in the post season, or perhaps it was upon hearing the news that fan-favorite Adama Diomande admitted himself to MLS’ substance abuse clinic, leaving an indefinite timetable for his return, or perhaps it just simply wasn’t their night. ... read more »
Vela-less LAFC Drop Three Points Against Minnesota
September 5, 2019
On Sunday, September 1, LAFC hosted Minnesota United at Banc of California Stadium. In a game that was considered a must-win for Minnesota, due to a fifth-place standing at the start of the game, ... read more »
Harvey and Segura Score First Goals in Win Over NY Red Bulls
August 16, 2019
On Sunday, August 11, LAFC hosted the New York Reb Bulls at Banc of California Stadium during a crucial stretch of the regular season. The Red Bulls, one of the stronger teams in the East, is still looking to make their playoff push while LAFC strive to maintain their dominance in the West. ... read more / view gallery »
LAFC Edge Atlanta in Thriller
August 1, 2019
The Black and Gold needed a win to get the bad taste out of their mouths after an overall unsavory outing against the LA Galaxy. They would find no easy opponent in Atlanta, however. The Five Stripes, as they are known colloquially, are already a mainstay in MLS despite being just a year older than LAFC, winning a championship in just their second season and setting a new standard for expansion teams across Major League Soccer, a feat that LAFC is undoubtedly trying to reproduce this season. ... read more »
El Tráfico Becomes the Zlatan Show
July 25, 2019
The first derby match of the year between crosstown rivals LAFC and the LA Galaxy was played last Friday on July 19, 2019. LAFC had yet to beat their Carson counterparts and seemed to be in high spirits and excellent form after a convincing win against the Houston Dynamo a week earlier. ... read more »
The L.A. Rams and Arsenal F.C. Unite to Host Multisport Clinic
July 25, 2019
The Los Angeles Rams collaborated with English Premier League team Arsenal Football Club to host the “FootbALL” clinic for the youth in Inglewood. The youth clinic meshed drills from both soccer and football, taking place on two fields at Edward Vincent Park. ... read more »
South L.A. AYSO Soccer Team Wins National Title
July 18, 2019
A local girls soccer team made AYSO history by becoming the first all-African American team to win a national title. The team—known as the South Los Angeles Legends U12 (AYSO 1031)—came off a 48-game winning streak and an AYSO Western State Championship title before their victorious national title run. ... read more »
SEC Accuses Minority L.A. Football Club Owner of Fraud
July 16, 2019
Jason Sugarman, a minority owner of the popular Los Angeles Football Club and son-in-law of Hollywood mogul Peter Guber, has been accused of participating in an elaborate scheme that defrauded investors in tribal bonds of some $43 million, ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Tara Moore
June 20, 2019
Tara Moore is a passionate soccer player and is a leader at LACES Middle School. With a 4.0 GPA, she was valedictorian of her class and spoke at her eighth-grade graduation this month. ... read more »
USWNT Routs Thailand 13-0 in World Cup Start
June 13, 2019
The last time Thailand and the US women met up, it was a 9-0 thrashing in favor of the United States. It was not much different on this occasion. The score was 3-0 by halftime with the ball staying in Thailand’s final third nearly the entire time. ... read more »
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