• The Canadian Press

    Paintsil sparks Galaxy to 4-3 victory over reeling Earthquakes

    CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Rookie Joseph Paintsil had a goal and an assist as the Los Angeles Galaxy scored three times in the first 30 minutes before holding on for a 4-3 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday night. The Galaxy (5-1-3) took a 1-0 lead in the 14th minute when rookie Gabriel Pec used assists from Dejan Joveljic and Riqui Puig to score his second goal of the season. Paintsil gave LA a two-goal lead when he used his right foot on a penalty kick to drill a shot to the bottom rig

  • The Canadian Press

    Red Stars win at Reign. Angel City tops Courage for its first home win of the year

    Mallory Swanson had a goal and an assist as the Chicago Red Stars beat the Seattle Reign 2-1 on Sunday in the National Women's Soccer League. The Reign (1-4-0) have lost four straight for the first time since 2013. Chicago (3-1-1) silenced the crowd at Seattle's Lumen Field in the 4th minute. Swanson pulled two Reign defenders toward her on a breakaway before passing to Ally Schlegel, who took one touch in the box and shot into the left corner. After her strike from distance went off the crossba

  • The Canadian Press

    American defender Sergiño Dest injures a knee. His Copa América availability is in doubt

    American defender Sergiño Dest injured a knee during training with PSV Eindhoven, creating doubt whether he will be able to play for the United States in the Copa América. The 23-year-old outside back is a regular starter under U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter. “Sergiño Dest suffered what appears to be a serious knee injury during Saturday’s training session,” PSV said in a statement Sunday. “How long the winger will be sidelined is still being investigated. That it will be an extended period is almos

  • The Independent

    Manchester United avoid embarassment and sneak into FA Cup final despite dramatic Coventry comeback

    Coventry City 3-3 Manchester United (2-4 on penalties): VAR intervened to deny the Sky Blues the latest of winning goals before the Red Devils triumphed in a shootout