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Earthquakes star Chris Wondolowski chases MLS goals record

Sep. 20, 2018 3:30 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Chris Wondolowski goes to work for the San Jose Earthquakes with little fanfare, the pursuit of Landon Donovan's Major League Soccer career scoring mark hardly weighing on his mind as he focuses his energy on providing an example for his teammates and the youth. Wondo, as everyone...

Union ends Sounders' win streak on Picault's late goal, 1-0

Sep. 20, 2018 2:29 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Fafa Picault made sure this one counted. Picault scored in the third minute of second-half stoppage time Wednesday night, and the Philadelphia Union halted Seattle's MLS-record nine-game winning streak by beating the Sounders 1-0. Goalkeeper Stefan Frei rolled a soft clearance pass out...

Portland Timbers down short-handed Columbus Crew 3-2

Sep. 20, 2018 1:53 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Andy Polo's first goal in Major League Soccer put the Timbers in front before the end of the first half and Portland went on to defeat the Columbus Crew 3-2 on Wednesday night. Polo also had an assist on David Guzman's tying goal after the short-handed Crew went up in the opening...

Martinez scores 30th goal in stoppage time, Atlanta wins

Sep. 20, 2018 1:27 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Josef Martinez scored his second goal of the game in stoppage time and Supporters' Shield leader Atlanta United rallied to beat the San Jose Earthquakes 4-3 on Wednesday night, spoiling the debut of interim coach Steve Ralston. The game changed on a video replay midway through the...

Q&A: Chris Pratt on running on screen, Tom Cruise, religion

Sep. 19, 2018 2:04 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Chris Pratt is running his fastest, he has a tendency to fall. The "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Jurassic World" star broke a femur growth plate as a kid, leaving him less than confident in his sprinting abilities — and a bit self-conscious about some action scenes. "My leg...

Former US defender Oguchi Onyewu retires at 36

Sep. 18, 2018 11:55 AM EDT

American defender Oguchi Onyewu is retiring from soccer, a year after he was released by Major League Soccer's Philadelphia Union. The 36-year-old center back had six goals in 69 international appearances from 2004-14. A native of Olney, Maryland, he played for Metz, La Louviere, Standard Liege, Newcastle, AC...

Quakes fire first-year head coach Mikael Stahre, assistant

Sep. 17, 2018 7:31 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Earthquakes have fired first-year head coach Mikael Stahre with the team sitting at the bottom of the Western Conference standings. San Jose named Steve Ralston interim head coach Monday for the team's remaining six matches while making the announcement of the coaching...

Nikolic scores 2 goals, Fire beat last-place Orlando 4-0

Sep. 16, 2018 7:20 PM EDT

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Nemanja Nikolic scored twice, reaching eight goals in nine games, and the Chicago Fire beat last-place Orlando City 4-0 on Sunday. Chicago (7-15-6) won for the second time in its last 14 matches. Orlando (7-18-3) has only eight points since May 1. In the opening minutes, Dax McCarty...

Rooney scores 5th goal as DC United ties Red Bulls 3-3

Sep. 16, 2018 4:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wayne Rooney's fifth goal of the season put D.C. United ahead in the second half, but Bradley Wright-Phillips scored his third tying goal in the 90th minute to give the New York Red Bulls a 3-3 draw Sunday. Rooney, a former England captain who made his Major League Soccer debut in July,...

Ibrahimovic scores 500th in Galaxy's 5-3 loss to Toronto FC

Sep. 16, 2018 11:06 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 500th worldwide goal Saturday night in the LA Galaxy's 5-3 loss to Toronto FC. The 36-year-old Swede joined Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as the only active players with 500 goals in club and international play, cutting Toronto's lead to 3-1 in the 43rd...