On Monday, November 13, 2017, Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958 after a playoff defeat against Sweden. Italy was held to a goalless draw, which allowed the Swedes to advance 1-0 on aggregate.
The Portland Timbers 2 soccer club welcomed a flood of furry fans to Providence Park on September 9. The team's supporters were allowed to bring dogs to the USL fixture against the Milwaukee Wave United.
A video of a match between kids all under the age of 8 (according to the Daily Mail) was pure joy. When one team scored a goal off a free kick, players from both sides joined in the celebration. That seems to include the opposition goalie who allowed the goal.
Around 200 pro soccer hopefuls worked out in front of coaches at Chukchansi Park for tryouts for the Fresno Fuego and Fresno Freeze during their winter combine. Freeze coach Tim Carroll and Freeze and Fuego general manager Jeremy Schultz talk about the upcoming season.
Fresno police will target an upsurge in murders and shootings in the southern portions of the city in 2017 by deploying three special response teams, Chief Jerry Dyer announced Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017.
In an interview Monday night with The Fresno Bee, Clovis West High senior Adrian Martinez talked about the tough choices he had to make between Nebraska and Tennessee. Here's what he had to say about Nebraska and its newly hired head coach Scott Frost.
Los Angeles Police are searching for a man who was caught on camera breaking into homes in Studio City between November 28 and December 3, wearing a Santa hat and scarf.
The LAPD press release said the suspect knocked on doors and rang door bells to assess if anyone was home. “When no one answered the door, the suspect would gain entry to the backyards of the homes, smash a rear patio sliding door or back window, then enter the homes,” the press release said. “Once inside, the suspect removed cash, jewelry, safes, and firearms before leaving. A get-a-way driver has been seen in a dark sedan.”
Jennifer Pallone's son Andy, of O'Fallon, Ill., has a chromosomal abnormality called 15Q24, resulting in developmental delays, some mild orthopedic problems, a hole in his heart and low muscle tone, his mother says. He was the first person in the United States to be diagnosed with the disorder and he is the oldest in the world with it.