Saturday was a busy day for soccer, but wasn't a big day for the Cosmos or the NASL. Quite a few MLS sides had preseason friendlies, as did the USWNT. Here are a few of the highlights from the world of sport yesterday:
FC Edmonton are expecting the center of their defense to be the strength of their squad in 2014, with several academy players providing depth for Albert Watson and Kareem Moses.
Seattle and Portland play to a draw
Anytime the Timbers meet the Sounders it's fun to watch, and yesterday was no exception even though it didn't count.
USWNT team dominates Russia, winning 7-0
MLS sides weren't the only ones playing games that had no meaning, though this one wasn't particularly competitive.
Timothy Chandler tears Meniscus, out until April
Chandler is one of the many possibilities for the US World Cup squad at fullback, but will need to return to form fairly quickly if he hopes to be on the plane to Brazil.
Liverpool score early, score often against Arsenal
I really thought this one would have been the best game of the weekend, but unless you happen to be a Liverpool fan, you probably weren't captivated by the match.
USA, Canada women win in Sochi
The women's hockey tournament is underway, and the gold medal favorites both started the way we'd expect.
Video of the day
Today we're going to feature the highlights from the Indy Eleven/Vancouver Whitecaps scrimmage several days ago.
- Cosmos set to host the University of Virginia on April 5
- Messing Around: Strikers close to new stadium, LA Gunners probably won't happen
- Ottawa Fury add two MLS players
- Messing Around: Strikers sign Chin, Brazilian keeper rumored to be heading to Toronto
- FC Edmonton ownership looking to replace the awful turf at Clarke Stadium