The Sounders beat TFC on penalties last year after a 0-0 draw, during which the visitors didn’t muster a single shot on target.

“Certainly for the soccer pundits, for the sportscasters, for some of the people that classified our win last year as ‘no shots on goal,’ I’d like to silence some of those critics,” Seattle coach Brian Schmetzer said this week. What Seattle lacked that day at BMO Field was a finisher who could make the most […]

His familiarity with the Bengals’ players and respect from them would set him up for a much better NFL head-coaching experience in Ohio.

The Bengals, who faced Mike Zimmer’s mighty Vikings in Week 15, can forget about getting him back. But they could go after his top assistant. Shurmur, 52, was overwhelmed by his first head-coaching job in Cleveland, but his latest QB work with Case Keenum should be attractive fo fix Cincinnati’s passing game. There’s no guarantee, […]