In sports briefs from Thursday, the French Open schedule is pushed back a week due to the coronavirus pandemic, and Paul George's 33 points lead the Clippers past the Suns in a matchup of two of the Western Conference's top teams.
Joao Paulo scored the first goal, Raul Ruidiaz added two more and Fredy Montero got the fourth in Seattle's season-opening win Friday.
When the Sounders open up their season April 16, fans should be cheering in person for the first time since March 7, 2020. The club received final approval from regional health authorities Monday and will be allowed to have fans at Lumen Field during the 2021 season.
Major League Soccer said Saturday it will resume its season once the MLS is Back tournament in Florida wraps up.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Rookie Mauricio Pineda scored in the 84th minute to give the Chicago Fire a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders this morning in the MLS is Back tournament.
SEATTLE — Major League Soccer is awaiting a vote from its players regarding a return-to-play proposal that could end the suspension of the MLS season and avoid a lockout, according to reporting by The Athletic.
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SEATTLE — Sounders FC majority owner Adrian Hanauer has heard all of the extreme and fantastical plans professional sports leagues and fans have sketched trying to resume or debut a season during the global coronavirus pandemic.
Stefan Frei confessed that Sunday’s match was particularly difficult to prepare for.
SEATTLE — A home advantage historically has been worth playing for in Major League Soccer and other major professional circuits.
TUKWILA, Wash. — Serenaded by dozens of flag-waving, chanting supporters, the Sounders wrapped up possibly their final home training session of the season Sunday hoping to give their faithful an even bigger home show.
SEATTLE — There’s a phone call Nico Lodeiro used to make from the soccer field.
TUKWILA, Wash. — The chase is on again.
SEATTLE — Fourteen teams are vying for this year’s MLS Cup, and the postseason features a single-elimination bracket, a first in the league’s 24-year history. The Sounders earned the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference and will host seventh-seeded FC Dallas on Saturday at CenturyLink Field.…
LOS ANGELES — Without protest, L.A. Galaxy defender Daniel Steres walked off the field in what would have been a game-changer for any other MLS team.
SANDY, Utah — Defensive blunders continue to plague Sounders FC.
SEATTLE — Brian Fernandez only arrived in Portland a couple of months ago. He’s quickly become a despised figure in Seattle.
SEATTLE — Borussia Dortmund of the German Bundesliga proved a bit too much for the Seattle Sounders in a 3-1 victory in an international friendly Wednesday night at CenturyLink Field.
NEW YORK (AP) — Maximiliano Moralez, Jesús Medina and Ebenezer Ofori each scored a second-half goal and New York City FC knocked off the Seattle Sounders 3-0 in an MLS match here on Wednesday night.
TUKWILA — MLS is on a two-week FIFA international break and the Sounders are … still playing?
TACOMA — Since 1975, the Seattle Sounders and Portland Timbers soccer teams have battled for Pacific Northwest superiority.
History likely will be made today for the Sounders.
TUKWILA, Wash. — Three-time MLS defender of the year Chad Marshall announced his retirement due to injury on Wednesday, bringing an end to a 16-year career that included stints with the Columbus Crew and Seattle Sounders.
TUKWILA — Perhaps Jordy Delem has a knack for breaking up plays on the soccer field because his parents were talented scorers.
TUKWILA — A MLS disciplinary panel on Wednesday rescinded the red card issued to the Sounders’ Cristian Roldan in the 18th minute of a draw against Los Angeles FC on Sunday at CenturyLink Field, meaning the midfielder will be eligible to play at Minnesota on Saturday.