Two different groups are trying to bring MLS to Las Vegas: The city, as part of a downtown redevelopment project, and Golden Knights owner Bill Foley.
Carli Lloyd had just scored on an 18-yard volley. After leaping, pumping a fist and hugging a teammate, she raised both hands chin high and made four tiny pitter-patter claps.
The top-ranked U.S. squad clinched a berth in the tournament’s knockout phase.
Lights FC bolted to a three-goal lead and buried New Mexico United 5-1 in a United Soccer League match Saturday before an announced crowd of 7,882 at Cashman Field.
The Lights will be without leading scorer Irvin Raul Parra and strong forward Sammy Ochoa. Parra is serving a suspension, and Ochoa has an excused absence.
The first-year Lights coach has lived apart from his wife and most of his six kids since Jan. 1, but trying times have only brought the family closer together.
The USL team will try to end the drought without suspended leading scorer Irvin Raul Parra when it hosts Western Conference leader New Mexico United on Saturday.
The U.S. women’s national team set a World Cup record for goals and margin of victory, but there were questions about sportsmanship following celebrations in a 13-0 rout.
Alex Morgan tied a World Cup record with five goals as the defending champion U.S. national team opened the Women’s World Cup with a record-breaking 13-0 rout of Thailand.
Irvin Raul Parra scored Lights FC’s first goal in four United Soccer League matches, helping Las Vegas to a 1-1 tie with Orange County FC on Saturday at Cashman Field.
Guro Reiten and Lisa Marie Utland scored to help Norway open the Women’s World Cup with a 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday night.
Short for Robert is Bob and short for Joseph is Jo. Mix it together and you have a Bojo, who will be holding the mic again Saturday when the Lights host Orange County FC.
Lights FC added Canadian National Team member and MLS veteran Dejan Jakovic in a loan from LAFC, the team announced Friday.
Llamas and humans in a kiddie pool, pitchside, only in Vegas.
Foley faces competition from several other cities for an MLS expansion franchise that includes Las Vegas.