September 24, 2016 SPIRIT-ED WIN
Red Stars roll over Washington 3-1
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--- Christen Press, Cara Walls and Sofia Huerta all scored as the Chicago Red Stars jumped out to an early lead and cruised to a 3-1 win over the Washington Spirit at Toyota Park Saturday.
September 24, 2016 THEY'RE PERFECT
Loyola Rambler men win seventh straight
Sophomore Alec Lasinski scored in the 76th minute as the Loyola Ramblers menís team remained unbeaten with a 1-0 win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville in a Missouri Valley Conference match at Loyola Soccer Park Saturday night.
September 24, 2016 BIG WIN
Eleven blanks Cosmos, move within four
INDIANAPOLIS Ė Eamon Zayed, Justin Braun and Dylan Mares all notched a goal and assist to lead Indy Eleven to a 3-0 win over the New York Cosmos in front of 9,157 fans at IUPUIís Carroll Stadium.
September 24, 2016 IT WAS RIGGED
Blue Demons blasted by Bluejays
The DePaul menís teamís five-game home winning streak was snapped as Riggs Lennon scored four times to lead Creighton to a 4-1 win over the Blue Demons in a Big East Conference match at Wish Field Saturday.
September 23, 2016 PICKING UP A POINT
Hoosier men held to draw by Rutgers
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The No. 4-ranked Indiana Hoosiers men's team extended its shutout streak to 413 consecutive minutes in playing the Rutgers Scarlet Knights to a 0-0 draw in a Big Ten Conference match Friday night.
September 23, 2016 MLS ROUNDUP
Villa leads NYC past Fire, 4-1
BRONX, NY--A brace from David Villa and strikes from Jefferson Mena and Steven Mendoza powered New York City FC to a 4-1 win over the Chicago Fire Friday night at Yankee Stadium.
September 23, 2016 BRONX BOMBERS
NYC romps past Fire, 4-1
BRONX, NY--A brace from David Villa and strikes from Jefferson Mena and Steven Mendoza were too much for the Chicago Fire, who fell to New York City FC 4-1 Friday night at Yankee Stadium.
September 23, 2016 UPPER 90TH
Notre Dame men stymie Syracuse
NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- Jon Gallagherís 90th-minute left-foot blast into the upper corner of the net gave the University of Notre Dame men's team a 2-1 win over No. 2-ranked Syracuse in an ACC match before a 2,400 crowd at Alumni Stadium Friday night.
September 22, 2016 SPOILER ALERT
Fire poised to slow NYC FC's path to the playoffs
After a three-game home stand at Toyota Park that yielded just four of a possible 12 points, the Chicago Fire embark on a three-game road trip beginning Friday night when they travel to the Bronx to take on New York City FC for the third time this season (Unimas, 7:00pm CST).
September 22, 2016 NICE FIRST TOUCH
Fighting Irish women slip by Wolfpack
RALEIGH, N.C. -- First-half substitute Alexi Martl-Lamothe scored on her first touch as the Notre Dame womenís team took a 1-0 win over North Carolina State on a rain-soaked Dail Soccer Stadium field Thursday night.
September 21, 2016 DEARTH OF WINS
Northwestern men rally, fall to DePaul
EVANSTON, Ill. -- The Northwestern menís teamís winless streak extended to seven games with a 2-1 loss to DePaul in a non-conference match at the Lanny and Sharon Martin Stadium Wednesday night.
September 21, 2016 FAST FINISH
Blue Demon women blast Loyola
The DePaul Blue Demons women's team started slowly, but rallied for a 4-1 triumph over Loyola in their first home appearance after six matches away from Lincoln Park Wednesday night.
September 21, 2016 LACKING THE KILLER INSTINCT
Fire plagued by inability to close out games
The Chicago Fire missed out on two points against D.C. United on Friday, after conceding a late goal to Bobby Boswell that sent the teams home with a 2-2 draw. The Fire controlled portions of the match after taking a 2-1 lead, but were once again unable to close out their opponent.
September 20, 2016 SHOOTING GALLERY
No. 4 Hoosiers jam Jaguars
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The No. 4-ranked Indiana University men's team held the IUPUI Jaguars without a shot on goal in taking a 2-0 non-conference win at Bill Armstrong Stadium Tuesday night.
September 19, 2016 MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Loyola Ramblers' Grant Stoneman
Since transferring to Loyola from Wisconsin, redshirt sophomore Grant Stoneman has been recognized for his defending, twice being named Missouri Valley Conference defender of the week as the Ramblers have compiled five shutouts and a 459 consecutive minute shutout streak. But Stoneman has lately been contributing to the Loyola attack, also, scoring three goals in the last three games, leading the team in scoring.
September 18, 2016 NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers, OKC draw 1-1
YUKON, Okla.---Second half goals by Maicon Santos for Fort Lauderdale and Michel for Rayo OKC resulted in a 1-1 tie in front of 1,812 fans at Miller Stadium Sunday night.
September 18, 2016 MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy, Reds rally to draws
KANSAS CITY, Kan.--Showing no signs of rust from his recently-ended retirement, Landon Donovan came off the bench to lift the LA Galaxy into a 2-2 tie with Sporting Kansas City Sunday at Children's Mercy Park.
September 18, 2016 JUST ONE LOOK
Hoosier women halt Fighting Illini
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The Indiana women's team could not get a shot on goal until the 92nd minute, but sophomore Mykala Brown made it count as the Hoosiers took a 1-0 extra time win over Illinois in a Big Ten Conference match Sunday.
September 18, 2016 IT'S A CELEBRATION
Loyola Rambler women snap winless streak
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. -- The Loyola Ramblers womenís team broke an eight-match winless streak as Jenna Szczesny scored in the 90th minute for a 2-1 win over Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo in the Marquette Invitational at Valley Fields Sunday.
September 18, 2016 EVEN UP
Fighting Irish women draw with Syracuse
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The University of Notre Dame womenís team played to its third successive draw, a 1-1 decision against Syracuse in both teamsí Atlantic Coast Conference opener Sunday.
September 17, 2016 RAMBLIN' ON
Loyola men blank Drake Bulldogs
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Redshirt sophomore Grant Stonemanís third goal in three games gave the No. 18-ranked Loyola menís team a 1-0 win over Drake in both teamsí Missouri Valley Conference opener at Cownie Soccer Complex Saturday night.
September 17, 2016 NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos, Eddies draw stay neck and neck
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. Ė The North American Soccer Leagueís top two sides battled to a stalemate on Saturday night, as the first-place New York Cosmos extended their home unbeaten run to 17 straight matches with a 0-0 result against second-place FC Edmonton at Shuart Stadium.
September 17, 2016 HOLDING ON
Indy Eleven keeps Miami at bay
INDIANAPOLIS Ė Indy Eleven used tallies from Dylan Mares and Don Smart - to post a two-goal lead inside the hour mark and held on from there, notching a 2-1 win over a red-hot The Miami
September 17, 2016 FLAMES FLUMMOXED
UIC routed by Wright State
DAYTON, Ohio -- The UIC men's team gave up four goals in a seven-minute span of the first half in falling, 4-0, to Wright State in a Horizon League match at Alumni Field Saturday night.
September 17, 2016 OUTDUELED
DePaul men blanked by Musketeers
CINCINNATI -- An 82nd-minute penalty kick made the difference as the DePaul menís team fell, 1-0, to Xavier in both teamsí Big East Conference opener at Gettler Stadium Saturday.
September 16, 2016 MLS ROUNDUP
DC tie Fire in stoppage time
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--Bobby Boswell headed home a rebound in the second minute of stoppage time to lift DC United into a 2-2 tie with the Chicago Fire Friday night at Toyota Park.
September 16, 2016 NO LUCK
No. 1 Notre Dame knocked off by Louisville
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The No. 1-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish menís team had its six-game winning streak snapped with a 1-0 loss to Louisville in an ACC match before a 4,043 crowd at Lynn Stadium Friday night.
September 16, 2016 ROAD DEMONS
DePaul women blast by Broncos
KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Ana Greik scored twice and Abby Reed once as the DePaul womenís team took a 3-1 victory over Western Michigan in a non-conference match Friday.
September 14, 2016 BADGERED
Wildcats whipped by Wisconsin in OT
EVANSTON, Ill. -- The Northwestern menís team squandered an early lead in falling, 2-1, in overtime, to Wisconsin in at Big Ten Conference match at Lanny and Sharon Martin Stadium Wednesday night.
September 14, 2016 FLAMED OUT
UIC men blanked by Blue Demons
The UIC men's team lost goalkeeper Andrew Putna to a 13th-minute red card in falling, 4-0, to DePaul in a non-conference match at Wish Field Wednesday.
September 13, 2016 FIRST STEP
FC Dallas captures U.S. Open Cup
FRISCO, Texas -- FC Dallas took the first step toward its goal of a triple with a 4-2 victory over the New England Revolution in the U.S. Open Cup final at Toyota Stadium Tuesday night.
September 13, 2016 RELENTLESS IRISH
No. 1 Notre Dame clips UConn in OT
NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- Junior striker Jon Gallagher scored in the 103rd minute to lift the No. 1 University of Notre Dame menís team to a 1-0 overtime win over UConn in a non-conference game at Alumni Stadium Tuesday night.
September 12, 2016 MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Notre Dame Fighting Irish's Brandon Aubrey
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have been showing why they are ranked No. 1. The Fighting Irish have outscored opponents, 16-2, on the way to winning their first five games. And senior defender Brandon Aubrey has both anchored the Notre Dame back line and also been among the teamís most effective offensive threats.
September 12, 2016 WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Notre Dame Fighting Irish's Jennifer Westendorf
Notre Dameís unbeaten streak was on the line when freshman Jennifer Westendorf was taken down about 19 yards from goal in the second half at Stanford Sunday. Westendorf then curved a low free kick around the defensive wall for a 59th-minute goal, her fourth of the season, as the Fighting Irish played to a 2-2 draw with the Cardinal, improving their unbeaten streak to five games.
September 11, 2016 DOWN ON THE MOUNTAIN
UIC women lose to Antelopes
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The UIC Flames women's team surrendered a fifth-minute penalty kick and played most of the match with a numerical disadvantage in falling, 4-0, to Grand Canyon in the NAU Mountain Classic at Lumberjack Stadium Sunday.
September 11, 2016 SUMMER'S DAY
Fighting Illini edge Evansville
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Senior Summer Schafer scored her second game-winning goal of the season as the Illinois Fighting Illini took a 1-0 win over Evansville Sunday.
September 11, 2016 PROGRAM BEST
Ramber men blast Binghamton
DE KALB, Ill. -- The Loyola Ramblers menís team continued its program-best start to a season with a 4-0 victory over Binghamton to capture the NIU adidas Invitational title at the NIU Soccer and Track & Field Complex Sunday.
September 10, 2016 HORIZON OPENER
UIC Flames slip by Panthers
Oscar Riveroís 37th-minute goal gave the UIC menís team a 1-0 win over the Milwaukee Panthers in both teamsí Horizon League opener at Flames Field Saturday night.
September 10, 2016 NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos blank Loons, solidify lead
David Diosa provided the offense and Jimmy Maurer supplied the key defensive stops to lead the New York Cosmos to a 1-0 win over Minnesota United at Shuart Stadium Saturday night.
September 10, 2016 NWSL ROUNDUP
Sky Blue gets past Orlando 2-1
ORLANDO---Sky Blue FC got second half goals from Sam Kerr and Maya Hayes to defeat the Orlando Pride 2-1 at Camping World Stadium Saturday. Kristen Edmonds had given the Pride a 1-0 first half lead.
September 10, 2016 FALLING SHORT
Johnson error leaves Fire flat
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill--- A first half strike from Jozy Altidore and second half goal from Jonathan Osorio off a Sean Johnson error powered Toronto FC to a 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park Saturday.
September 10, 2016 TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE
Indy fall to Strikers 2-1
LAUDERHILL, Fla.---Justin Braun's 88th minute goal pulled Indy Eleven within one, but it wasn't enough as they fell 2-1 to the Fort Lauderdale Strikers at Central Broward Stadium Saturday night.
September 10, 2016 MLS INFORMER
City of roses, not of soccer
Someone at the Portland Oregonian can't read a map. At least that's one way to explain how the newspaper rated arch-rival city Seattle as the No. 1 soccer town in the United States.
September 10, 2016 FLAMING OUT
UIC women lose to Lumberjacks
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The UIC women's team extended its losing streak to three games with a 1-0 defeat to North Arizona in the NAU Mountain Classic at Lumberjack Stadium Friday night.
September 9, 2016 HOLDING THEM OFF
Blue Demons rally to tie Omaha
OMAHA, Neb. -- Senior midfielder Erik Rodriguez notched his third goal of the season in the 64th minute to give the DePaul menís team a 1-1 tie with Omaha at Caniglia Field Friday night.
September 9, 2016 FINE LINE
Northwestern bows to Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Northwestern menís team had two goals disallowed for offside in falling, 1-0, to Ohio State in both teamsí Big Ten Conference opener Friday night.
September 9, 2016 CLASSIC DRAW
Indiana men squander lead against Terps
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The No. 4-ranked Indiana menís team surrendered an 87th-minute goal in playing to a 1-1 tie with No. 2 Maryland in both teamsí Big Ten Conference opener at Armstrong Stadium Friday night.
September 9, 2016 MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo rally against SKC
KANSAS CITY, Kan.--Raul Rodriguez scored in the fourth minute of stoppage time to lift the Houston Dynamo into a 3-3 tie with Sporting Kansas City Friday night at Children's Mercy Park.
September 9, 2016 FRESH LOOK
Hoosier women halted by Hokies
BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Indiana womenís team hit the post and crossbar in falling, 3-0, to No. 18 Virginia Tech in the opening round of the Virginia Tech Invitational Friday night.
September 9, 2016 HAT TRICK
Fighting Irish men stay unbeaten
NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- Senior center back Brandon Aubrey scored Notre Dameís first hat trick in nearly four years as the No. 1 Fighting Irish menís team took a 4-1 win over No. 15 Virginia Tech in both teamsí ACC opener at Alumni Stadium Friday night.
September 8, 2016 MAKE IT SIX
Northwestern women shut out Illinois State
EVANSTON, Ill. -- The No. 24-ranked Northwestern womenís team took a 1-0 win over the Illinois State Redbirds, the Wildcatsí sixth successive win, at the Lanny & Sharon Martin Stadium Thursday night.
September 8, 2016 SPECIAL DAY
USWNT honoring Heather O'Reilly
CHICAGO -- Heather OíReillyís final game for the U.S. Women's National Team will be against Thailand at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, at 8 p.m. Sept. 15 (ESPN2), it was announced Thursday. O'Reilly, who announced her retirement from international soccer last week, will serve as captain and will be honored before the match, her 231st for the team.
September 8, 2016 A NEW GALAXY QUEST
Report: Donovan un-retires, to return to LA
Landon Donovan is coming back -- to the LA Galaxy. The Los Angeles Times reported Thursday that the former U.S. international midfielder-forward is returning to the Major League Soccer team. Sportswriter Kevin Baxter cited two sources that the 34-year-old would be returning to the club.
September 7, 2016 NWSL ROUNDUP
Spirit plays anthem early, then clinches home field
The first-place Washington Spirit clinched the home field for its playoff opener with a 2-1 win over the Seattle Reign at the Maryland SoccerPlex Wednesday night, also attracting attention by playing the national anthem early because of Reign midfielder Megan Rapinoeís intention to kneel during the ceremony.
September 6, 2016 HEX IS NEXT
Altidore, Pulisic set records as U.S. shuts out Soca Warriors
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jozy Altidore set a U.S. World Cup qualifying record with his 15th and 16th goals, and Christian Pulisic became the youngest player to start in a qualifier for the team as the U.S. took a 4-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago before a 19,410 crowd at Everbank Stadium Tuesday night.
September 5, 2016 LATE COLLAPSE
Northwestern men fall to Marquette
MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- The Northwestern Wildcats menís team squandered a numerical advantage in the second half in falling, 4-1, to Marquette in a non-conference match at Valley Fields Monday night.
September 5, 2016 WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Northwestern Wildcats' Kassidy Gorman
Underclassmen have played a major part in the Northwestern Wildcatsí strong start to the season. Junior outside back Kassidy Gormanís two-way play has helped the Wildcats win five successive games to start the season, including victories over Indiana State Thursday (2-0) and Colorado State (3-0) Sunday.
September 4, 2016 NWSL ROUNDUP
Thorns trounce Breakers
The Portland Thorns pulled within four points of first place with a 5-1 victory over the Boston Breakers before a 17,152 crowd at Providence Park Sunday night.
September 4, 2016 CO-CHAMPIONS
Blue Demons blank Black Knights
WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Ana Greikís hat trick in a six-minute span of the second half helped the DePaul Blue Demons womenís team to a 5-0 win over Army West Point in the Army West Point Fall Classic Sunday.
September 4, 2016 FINDING THEIR GAME
Fighting Irish women top Tigers
NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- Jennifer Westendorfís 61st-minute goal made the difference as the University of Notre Dame womenís team took a 1-0 win over Missouri in a non-conference match at Alumni Stadium Sunday.
September 4, 2016 GOLDEN GOALS
Notre Dame men crush Cal
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Substitute Thomas Ueland scored twice as the University of Notre Dame menís team took a 5-0 win over No. 22 California in the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic at Armstrong Stadium Sunday.
September 3, 2016 NWSL ROUNDUP
Spirit clinches playoff place
The Washington Spirit remained in first place in the NWSL standings, clinching a playoff berth with a 1-1 tie with the Western New York Flash before a 4,572 crowd at the Maryland SoccerPlex Saturday night.
September 3, 2016 BOUNCING BACK
Fire post big win over Union
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--The Chicago Fire opened a three game homestand in style Saturday night, using a first half own goal, as well as second-half strikes from Michael de Leeuw and Arturo Alvarez to propel them past the Philadelphia Union by a final of 3-0. The win extended Chicagoís home unbeaten streak to twelve games across all competitions.
September 3, 2016 NASL ROUNDUP
No goals, but Cosmos increase lead
The first-place New York Cosmos played to a 0-0 draw with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers at Central Broward Stadium Saturday night, increasing their lead to three points in the Fall Season standings.
September 3, 2016 CRUISIN'
Fire rout Union, 3-0
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.-- The Chicago Fire began their three-game homestand with a bang on Saturday night, blanking the Philadelphia Union 3-0 in front of 16,102 at Toyota Park.
September 2, 2016 STEPPING AHEAD
Hoosiers rally past California
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The No. 5-ranked Indiana menís team scored in the 76th and 79th minutes to defeat No. 22 California, 2-1, in the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic before a 4,007 crowd at Bill Armstrong Stadium Friday night.
September 2, 2016 MAN ADVANTAGE
Fighting Irish capitalize, clip Cardinal
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Defender Brandon Aubrey scored on a free kick in the 104th minute to lift the No. 4 University of Notre Dame menís team to a 2-1 win over No. 15 Stanford in the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic at Armstrong Stadium Friday night.
September 2, 2016 RUBBER MATCH
Fire close out season series against Union on Saturday
The Chicago Fire return home this weekend after a quick road trip to the nationís capital that resulted in their worst defeat of the season, a 6-2 loss at the hands of D.C. United. Despite the lopsided affair, head coach Veljko Paunovic had a good deal of optimism this week heading into the first of three straight games at Toyota Park, when the Fire take on the Philadelphia Union (7:30pm CST, CSN Chicago Plus).
September 2, 2016 SUBS COMBINE
Fighting Irish women edge ISU Redbirds
NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- Substitute forward Kaitlin Klawunder headed home a corner kick in the 41st minute as the Notre Dame Fighting Irish womenís team took a 1-0 win over Illinois State at Alumni Stadium Friday night.
September 2, 2016 QUICK SIX
Northwestern men downed by DU Pioneers
EVANSTON, Ill. -- A six-minute second half sequence proved to be decisive as the Northwestern menís team fell to No. 13 Denver Pioneers in a non-conference match at Martin Stadium Friday.
September 2, 2016 HEATING UP
USMNT strides towards Hex with six-goal win
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent and the Grenadines -- The U.S. Menís National Team shut out St. Vincent and the Grenadines, 6-0, at the Arnos Vale Sports Complex Friday, closing in on advancement to the Hexagonal and moving into position to capture first place in Group C in CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying.
September 1, 2016 NO SHOT
Northwestern women shut out Sycamores
EVANSTON, Ill. -- The Northwestern Wildcats womenís team blanked Indiana State, 2-0, at Lanny & Sharon Martin Stadium Thursday night, the first time in program history the Wildcats did not concede a shot.
August 31, 2016 NASL ROUNDUP
Eighth time a charm for Cosmos
The New York Cosmos needed eight tries to finally record a victory over the Indy Eleven, a 3-0 decision at Shuart Stadium Wednesday night taking the Cosmos to the top of the NASL Fall Season standings.
August 31, 2016 SEE IT HERE
Solo's reaction about her suspension
When she was told that her contract with the federation had been terminated and she had been suspended for six months by U.S. Soccer, goalkeeper Hope Solo told her husband Jerramy Stevens, "Seventeen f****** years, and it's over!"