Tag: World Cup

District supervisor hopes to renovate Boxer Stadium in time for 2026 World Cup

A San Francisco official will attempt to orchestrate a major renovation to Boxer Stadium so it can host World Cup…

4 months ago

German football federation denies 2006 World Cup bribe claims

BERLIN — The German football federation is denying allegations it used bribes to secure the 2006 World Cup. The DFB…

3 years ago

Women’s soccer enjoying World Cup bump

PORTLAND, Ore. — Nowhere could the World Cup bump in women’s soccer be more apparent than in Portland, where more…

3 years ago

Team USA forges own identity — dominance

Fans jumped up and down and waved flags and screamed chants outside the Civic Center early Sunday night. Car horns…

3 years ago

Time to party like it’s 1999

We’ll watch the game in earnest, maybe a record 18 million of us, most wanting a reason to believe that…

3 years ago

Posey could be stuff of Cooperstown

Unless Kansas City fans find a way to vote a Royals catcher onto the National League team — hey, Balls…

3 years ago

Shhhh … Why no more outcry over Solo?

So now the conversation about Hope Solo involves soccer, only soccer, and how the Americans need their esteemed goaltender to…

3 years ago

Morgan, U.S. survive foul-fest, advance in World Cup

EDMONTON, Alberta — Alex Morgan scored her first goal of the Women’s World Cup and the United States advanced to…

3 years ago