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Fernandez scores, sends Timbers past FC Dallas 1-0

Jul. 1, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gio Saverese described new forward Brian Fernandez as a competitor shortly after he was signed. On Sunday, the Portland Timbers' head coach was reminded why. Fernandez scored in a league-record fifth consecutive game, helping the Timbers to a 1-0 victory over FC Dallas. He becomes the...

Leerdam's late winner gives Sounders 1-0 win over Whitecaps

Jun. 30, 2019 1:24 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Kelvin Leerdam's late dramatics made certain a disallowed goal from 16-year-old Danny Leyva became an afterthought. Leerdam scored in the sixth minute of second-half stoppage time after Leyva's goal earlier in the second half had been overruled on video review, and the Seattle Sounders beat...

German tourists run over, killed at Washington swimming hole

Jun. 26, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

WASHOUGAL, Wash. (AP) — Two German tourists visiting family in nearby Portland, Oregon, were run over and killed by a local man as they sunbathed by a swimming hole, police in Washington state said Wednesday. Police arrested David E. Croswell, 71, of Washougal, Washington, and held him on suspicion of...

The Latest: Man accused of killing tourists appears in court

Jun. 26, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

WASHOUGAL, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on two German tourists who were killed in a car crash in Washington state (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Authorities say a man accused of fatally running over two German tourists at a southwest Washington swimming hole told police he had been drinking at a local restaurant...

Karlsson among those choosing to stay put, avoid free agency

Jun. 26, 2019 2:09 AM EDT

Erik Karlsson wanted some time and space. When the San Jose Sharks acquired the Norris Trophy-winning defenseman in a trade last September, he and his wife told them up front they wouldn't sign a long-term contract until they played a season to see if it was a fit. They gave general manager Doug Wilson their word...

Los Angeles FC is clear front-runner at MLS midway point

Jun. 12, 2019 3:12 PM EDT

The break for the Gold Cup and other international tournaments represents a midway point for Major League Soccer's new condensed schedule. The league might want to consider chiseling Los Angeles FC into the Supporters' Shield for 2019 during the time off. The second-year franchise has a six-point lead over...