Rockhurst is making its third appearance in the NCAA Division II Final Four in the past four seasons. The Hawks will play Charleston (West Va.) at 2 p.m. Thursday at Swope Soccer Village — a five-mile drive from their campus.
The pilot of the chartered plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team told air traffic controllers he had run out of fuel and desperately pleaded for permission to land before crashing into the Andes, according to a leaked recording of the final minutes of the doomed flight.
A competing group wants to join forces with SC STL in building a new $200 million downtown St. Louis soccer stadium in hopes of attracting an MLS franchise, offering to pay $80 million to eliminate the need for public financing.
Sporting Kansas City and coach Peter Vermes have agreed to a contract extension through the 2019 season. Vermes’ previous contract with the club was set to expire after the 2017 season, a year after team ownership acknowledged foreign and domestic inquiries to lure him out of Kansas City.
Seattle and Montreal both won at home by one-goal margins in Tuesday's first-leg games of Major League Soccer's conference finals, leaving the matches in the balance going into the weekend's return legs.
U.S. Soccer fired men’s national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann on Monday and a day later replaced him with Bruce Arena. While Sporting Kansas City midfielder Benny Feilhaber was routinely omitted from the national team roster under Klinsmann, he could work his way back into the fold after the coaching change.
Bruce Arena was a decade removed from the U.S. national team when he received a telephone call from U.S. Soccer Federation Secretary General Dan Flynn on Sunday asking him to meet with USSF President Sunil Gulati the following day.
Defender Ike Opara on Wednesday signed a new one-year deal with Sporting Kansas City that includes two team options. After two injury-ravaged seasons, he set career highs in games and minutes played in 2016.