MLS clubs to seek training compensation, solidarity payments

Major League Soccer clubs will now seek training compensation and solidarity payments when academy players are signed by other teams outside of the United States and Canada. Training...

MLS announces plans to expand to 30 teams

Major League Soccer will expand to 30 total teams in the upcoming years. Commissioner Don Garber made the announcement Thursday at the league's Board Of Governors meeting in Los Ange...

Blazers go up 2-0 against the Thunder with 114-94 win

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — CJ McCollum had 33 points, Damian Lillard added 29 and the Portland Trail Blazers took a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder with a 114...

Portland wins Game 1 against the Thunder 104-99

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 30 points and the third-seeded Portland Trail Blazers opened their playoff series against the No. 6 Oklahoma City Thunder with a 104-99 victory on Sunday. ...

Questions hang over NWSL in World Cup season

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The NWSL opens its seventh season this weekend with some lingering questions about its health, but also the encouraging possibility of a World Cup "bump." The N...

Blazers lock up No. 3 seed with 136-131 win over Kings

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Rookie Anfernee Simons scored a career-high 37 points in his first start of the season and the Portland Trail Blazers secured the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference with a dram...

Lillard scores 30 points, Trail Blazers beat Nuggets 115-108

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 30 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 115-108 victory over a Denver Nuggets team that rested its top three scorers Sunday night after securing h...

Turner has 2nd triple-double, Blazers beat Grizzlies 116-89

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Evan Turner had 13 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists off the bench for his second consecutive triple-double and the Portland Trail Blazers reached 50 wins this season with a 116...

Krisztian Nemeth has early season scoring surge for Sporting

Krisztian Nemeth's start this season for Sporting Kansas City could be characterized as a comeback in so many different ways. He's back as a center forward, a position where he's mos...

Naeher sets sights on World Cup with her usual calm

When Alyssa Naeher was a college freshman, a senior Penn State teammate told her she couldn't afford to be intimidated. The U.S. national team goalkeeper still carries the advice tha...

Lillard scores 33 points, Blazers beat Mavericks 126-118

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 33 points and 12 assists to lead the Portland Trail Blazers past the Dallas Mavericks 126-118 on Wednesday night. Seth Curry scored 20 off th...

Blazers prevent Pacers from clinching with 106-98 win

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 30 points and 15 assists as the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Indiana Pacers 106-98 on Monday night without starting guard CJ McCollum. Jus...

McCollum out with a popliteus strain

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum says he was relieved that his left knee injury was not serious, especially this close to the playoffs. The Blazers said...

Williams, Duggan weigh in on US soccer discrimination suit

While Serena Williams admittedly doesn't follow soccer, the U.S. women's national team caught her attention with its lawsuit seeking equitable pay. The players accuse the U.S. Soccer...

McCollum has 26 points, Blazers beat Suns 127-120

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — CJ McCollum scored 26 points and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped the Phoenix Suns' three-game winning streak with a 127-120 victory Saturday night. Damian Li...