| Dec 14, 2011
| 8:16 AM
The Baltimore Bays have been named the nation’s top boys soccer club by Soccer America for a record fourth straight year.
The club won its record ninth U.S. Youth Soccer boys championship when the Under-19 Bays Chelsea team defeated the Chicago...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:36 PM
When we announced the guest lineup of our first Chicago Live! show of the new season, we sold out of tickets within a couple of days.
Who knew that Tribune editor Gerould Kern, joining our stage to talk about the paper’s recent redesign, would draw...
| Nov 21, 2008
| 4:30 AM
WatchDog has learned the Red Bulls will play for the MLS title Sunday. No, really. I took the family to the team's opener way back in early April, so I feel like I'm a part of this historic run. Sort......
| May 26, 2009
| 10:03 PM
A non-factor for most of the game, University of Washington graduate Kevin Forrest provided the only goal as Seattle Sounders FC defeated the Colorado Rapids 1-0 in a second round U.S. Open Cup play-in game on Tuesday night at the Starfire Sports Complex....
| Nov 8, 2007
First impressions: This Lithuanian restaurant evokes a Medieval aura, with dark wood furniture and appointments, large paintings of royalty (all of it brought from Lithuania) and subdued lighting to summon a castlelike effect. Admittedly, on a recent...
| Aug 16, 2009
| 7:36 AM
CARSON -- Despite having the swine flu, Los Angeles Galaxy star forward Landon Donovan played during Saturday's 2-0 loss against the Seattle Sounders at the Home Depot Center.
Donovan, who played in the second half of the match, during which three...
| Jun 29, 2009
| 10:12 PM
Seattle Sounders FC forward Nate Jaqua was voted Major League Soccer's Player of the Week for Week 15 of the 2009 season. Jaqua tallied two goals and an assist in Sunday's resounding 3-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids in front of more than 32,000...
| Jun 14, 2009
Michael Phelps held off a late charge by his rivals to win the 400-meter freestyle at the Santa Clara International Grand Prix. Phelps, who lives in Fells Point, cruised to an early lead in the final, but he had to dig in over the final 100 meters to...
| Sep 17, 2009
Quarterfinal results for the Pepsi Showdown.
Lyons 1, Lake Zurich 0
Morton 2, Wheaton Warrenville South 1
Francisco Gonzalez scored the game-winning goal in second half for Morton (10-0-1).
Neuqua Valley 4, New Trier 0
Streamwood 2, Loyola 1
| Oct 17, 2009
Seattle Sounders FC became only the second expansion team to make the MLS playoffs in its first year, clinching a postseason berth with a 3-2 victory over the Kansas City Wizards on Saturday night.
Nate Jacqua capped a high-scoring second half with a...
| Oct 19, 2009
| 5:48 PM
Seattle Sounders FC midfielder Freddie Ljungberg was voted Major League Soccer's Player of the Week for Week 31 of the 2009 season. Ljungberg recorded two assists in the Sounders 3-2 victory over the Kansas City Wizards on Saturday, Oct. 17. The win...