The Kohl’s US Youth Soccer American Cup started Saturday in Shawnee. It is billed as the largest recreational youth soccer tournament in the country. It caters to teams composed of players who also play other sports.
A day after Sporting KC won its third U.S. Open Cup championship with a penalty-kick victory against Philadelphia, the club returned to Kansas City — briefly — to celebrate its third trophy in four seasons with fans at Sporting Park.
Lionel Messi tore a ligament in his left knee near the start of Barcelona's costly 2-1 win over Las Palmas on Saturday that provisionally lifted the defending champions to the top of the Spanish league.
A day after UEFA President Michel Platini was questioned by Swiss authorities over a FIFA payment, presidential election rival Prince Ali bin al-Hussein on Saturday touted himself as the safe choice to rid the governing body of corruption.
Dom Dwyer tallied the game’s first goal on Saturday night at Sporting Park, but a late answer from Houston midfielder Ricardo Clark prevented Sporting Kansas City from coming away with a victory as the teams played to a 1-1 draw.