Sun, Mar 31st 2013, 14:15
Landon Donovan’s first appearance on the field since MLS Cup 2012 wasn’t easy, but then again, the LA Galaxy forward knew that. Now with his first appearance under his belt, he’s just focused on slowly, but surely getting back to the level that many have grown accustom to throughout his career.
Just five days after rejoining the Galaxy after a two-and-a-half month absence from the game, Donovan made his season debut in the 61st minute of LA’s match with Toronto FC. The appearance came as a surprise to some after Donovan had hinted that he was initially targeting an early-April return, but after training for four days in Washington, D.C. and a few conversations with head coach Bruce Arena, he was…
Tue, Jan 8th 2013, 10:47
Amid a brilliant afternoon sun in this picturesque Connecticut town that now needs no introduction, school buses filled the winding streets, a reminder of ordinary life that is now less so.
On Main Street, commemorative white and green ribbons hugged trees and poles. On Dickinson Drive, where the horror of Dec. 14 took place when 20 children and six staffers were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School, yellow police tape remained stretched across the street.
Legendary U.S. soccer player Kristine Lilly grew up in Wilton, Conn., about 20 minutes away. When she drove into town Monday with her good friend and former teammate, Mia Hamm, to be a part of “Soccer Night in Newtown,” she turned off at an…
Sun, Dec 2nd 2012, 11:59
Give the LA Galaxy five minutes, and they’ll make memories to last an entire offseason.
Fueled by two lightning-quick goals early in the second half that wiped out a gritty first half from the Houston Dynamo, the Galaxy joined Major League Soccer royalty on Saturday by winning their second consecutive MLS Cup in front of a giddy sold-out crowd at The Home Depot Center.
Defender Omar Gonzalez scored off a header in the 61st minute and captain Landon Donovan converted a penalty kick moments later in the 3-1 win, which thrust the Galaxy into rare company in league history. They joined D.C….