In soccer, there is a concept known as the “second ball.” When your teammate plays a long ball into the opponent’s defensive players and you aren’t able to win the first ball (meaning, the opponent will get to the ball before you will), you realize that you may be able to win the second ball…
Photos from the weekend's soccer matches all over the world
I played and coached high school football. I love the game and consider myself a huge fan. Even so, I won’t let my 12-year-old son play tackle football today or when he gets older. I’ve decided the risk of head trauma is way too great.
The season is winding down for the Pima College men’s and women’s soccer teams — and both are in the playoff hunt.
The Padres have wrapped up their final season in Tucson and we all wish the team the best of luck with its move to El Paso.
Pima County will spend $280,000 to bring to Tucson 10 teams from the professional soccer league as well as a team from Mexico for two weeks of preseason training early next year.
Pablo Mastroeni, a former Tucson Amigo in the mid-1990s, brings experience to the Los Angeles Galaxy locker room.
On the soccer pitch, Pablo Mastroeni has always been known to be up for a challenge.
Construction crews converted some baseball fields at the Kino Sports Complex into permanent and semi-permanent soccer fields last spring so that the FC Tucson soccer team could use the facilities and host Major League Soccer events.
FC Tucson and Pima County are planning a 2,000-seat stadium to be opened by 2014 at Kino Sports Complex North.
Supervisors will be asked today to spend $280,000 to make Tucson one of the top destinations for spring training for half of the Major League Soccer teams.
Cristiano Ronaldo jumps over A.J. DeLaGarza of the Los Angeles Galaxy during Real Madrid's 3-1 win at University of Phoenix Stadium on Thursday.
GLENDALE - Cristiano Ronaldo pleased the 38,922 fans with dynamic dribbling in the first half, Karim Benzema satiated them with two goals in the second half, and Real Madrid came away with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy on Thursday night.
Noel Garza isn't a Real Madrid fan. And his 8-year-old son, Aran, is actually a fan of FC Barcelona, Real Madrid's fiercest rival.
Honduras goalie Donis Escober is unable to reach a shot by Landon Donovan (10) in the first half at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
ARLINGTON, Texas - By even the very high standards of coach Jurgen Klinsmann, Landon Donovan is regaining top form after taking a break from the national team.
FC Tucson's final match had all the markings of a successful ending, including another record crowd that turned the enthusiasm up an extra notch.
In a couple of weeks, Gavino Carranza, top, will return to Salpointe Catholic HS, where he will share valuable experience.
Gavino Carranza might never play another match for FC Tucson, but he's still the future of the club.
The Tucson Soccer Academy FC players are not about to show up for their first playoff game ever wearing power suits and carrying briefcases.