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Sweden goaltender Henrik Lundqvist couldn’t stop Tomas Tatar’s game-winning shot.


Team Europe to face Canada in World Cup of Hockey finals

Tomas Tatar scored 3:43 into overtime to lift the Europeans over Sweden, 3-2, in the semifinals.


A gap in the youth soccer system

Girls from immigrant families in urban areas face social and cultural barriers that others do not.

Kei Kamara has five goals for the Revolution since being acquired in a trade from Columbus earlier this season.


Revolution look to stay hot against the Crew

Kei Kamara will be returning to Columbus for the first time since he was traded.

HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 16: Terence Williams #22 of the Baylor Bears runs for a 22-yard score against the Rice Owls in the second quarter at Rice Stadium on September 16, 2016 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)


No. 21 Baylor rolls over Rice

Seth Russell threw for 337 yards and three touchdowns for the Bears.


Revolution aim for playoffs as they face Montreal

With just five games remaining, New England is still on the outside looking in.

Sep 10, 2016; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Revolution forward Juan Agudelo (17) celebrates after scoring a goal against New York City FC during the first half at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Stew Milne-USA TODAY Sports

Revolution 3, NYCFC 1

Revolution hold back NYCFC

Juan Agudelo (21st minute), Lee Nguyen (42d), and Diego Fagundez (58th) scored as the Revolution’s 4-4-2 alignment continued to prove effective.

Sep 3, 2016; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Revolution defender Andrew Farrell (2) and Colorado Rapids midfielder Marlon Hairston (94) chase down a loose ball during the second half of the New England Revolution's 2-0 win over the Colorado Rapids at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports


Revolution looking for second straight win

A new formation seemed to help them last weekend, and now they’ll take on New York City FC.

US striker Jozy Altidore charged toward the net during the World Cup qualifier. Altidore scored twice in a three-minute span in the Americans’ 4-0 victory.


US advances to next phase of World Cup qualifying

Altidore scored twice in a three-minute span of the second half to push the US over the top.

US goalkeeper Hope Solo won’t be eligible for selection to the national team until February.

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Hope Solo’s suspension was a long time coming, US coach says

Solo’s ban from the US team was for a “sum total of [her] actions,” not just comments made after a loss in Rio.

Megan Rapinoe said kneeling during the national anthem before her team’s game Sunday “was a little nod to [Colin] Kaepernick.”

Soccer star follows Colin Kaepernick’s lead, kneels during anthem

‘‘It was very intentional,’’ said Megan Rapinoe, who also plays for the US national team.

Revolution forward Juan Agudelo headed the ball away from Rapids defender Bobby Burling.


Revolution break through, end skid

Juan Agudelo’s early goal broke the team’s extensive scoreless drought and paved the way to a win.

FILE - In this June 16, 2016, file photo, United States' Matt Besler, right, and Ecuador's Enner Valencia vie for the ball during a Copa America Centenario quarterfinal soccer match in Seattle. Besler got back to the U.S. team hotel after training for a World Cup qualifier at St. Vincent and the Grendadines when his cell phone came back to life.

US 6, St. Vincent and the Grenadines 0

US men dominate in World Cup qualifying

With its impressive rout, the US men’s national squad improved its chances of reaching the final round of World Cup qualifying.

Coach Jay Heaps’s Revolution team is in eighth place in the Eastern Conference, 5 points out of playoff position.


Revolution out to end skid against Rapids

New England’s offense has been almost nonexistent, with one MLS goal in the month of August.

BC coach Katie Crowley will lead her team into a Frozen Fenway matchup against Harvard on Jan. 10.


BC, Harvard women will face off at Frozen Fenway

Proceeds from the Jan. 10 game will benefit the Denna Laing Fund.


Revolution continue winless, goal-less ways

New England, winless in its last six MLS matches, is now 5 points out of the East’s final playoff spot.

The Seattle Reign don’t know when goalkeeper Hope Solo is coming back.


Hope Solo takes leave from Seattle Reign

The goalkeeper took an indefinite personal leave less than a week after being suspended by the US national women’s soccer team.

Goalkeeper Brad Knighton showed quick hands in helping the Revolution to a 0-0 draw at San Jose on Wednesday.


Revolution face a Red Bulls team headed in the other direction

New England is winless in its last five MLS matches, while New York is unbeaten in its last eight league games.

Aug 24, 2016; San Jose, CA, USA; New England Revolution goalkeeper Brad Knighton (18) defends the goal with defender Andrew Farrell (2) against San Jose Earthquakes forward Chad Barrett (19) during the first half at Avaya Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Revolution 0, Earthquakes 0

Scoring drought continues for Revolution, and so does winless streak

New England hasn’t had a goal, or a victory, since Aug. 9 following Wednesday night’s tie.

Hope Solo was suspended for six months for disparaging comments about Sweden following the Americans’ early departure from the Rio Olympics.

Hope Solo suspended for six months after comments about Olympic game

The goalkeeper called the Swedes ‘‘a bunch of cowards’’ for focusing on defense in their win over the US team.

Revolution forward Juan Agudelo (17) held off Crew defender Nicolai Naess (24) during New England’s dispiriting loss at Gillette Stadium on Saturday.

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Revolution take their playoff quest on the road

After a pair of losses, New England will try to turn it around against struggling San Jose.

Revolution goalkeeper Brad Knighton makes a kick save on a charging Ola Kamara (center) of Columbus in the first half.

crew 2, revolution 0

Crew cut down Revolution to snap 10-game winless streak

It was New England’s fourth straight loss in MLS play.

An overview shows USA's power forward Breanna Stewart (R) defend against Spain's guard Anna Cruz during a Women's Gold medal basketball match between USA and Spain at the Carioca Arena 1 on Saturday.

US women’s basketball team goes for sixth straight gold

One team that has won loads of gold in its sport is the U.S. women’s basketball team. The Americans are going for their sixth straight gold medal.

Foxborough MA 7/9/16 New England Revolution goalie Brad Knighton watching Columbus Crew SC Ola Kamara's goal end in the back of the net during first half action at Gillette Stadium on Saturday July 9, 2016. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:


Opportunity is there for Revolution

With a playoff spot within reach, they’ll face the slumping Crew Saturday night.

Former FIFA President Joao Havelange (R) is presented with a bust of himself by Brazil's Sports Minster Orlando Silva during the Soccerex global convention at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, November 22, 2010. REUTERS/Bruno Domingos/File photo

Joao Havelange, 100, world power broker in soccer, Olympics

Mr. Havelange, a former Olympian, was among the most influential figures in sports from the 1970s to the 1990s.

Former Revolution striker Charlie Davies made his first appearance at Foxborough with his new team, the Philadelphia Union.

Union 4, Revolution 0

Revolution look disjointed in shutout loss to Union

New England lost its third MLS match in a row to drop out of sixth place in the playoff race.

Orlando City goalkeeper Joseph Bendik, right, stops a shot by New England Revolution's Charlie Davies, left, as Orlando City's Cyle Larin comes in to assist during the second half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, July 31, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. Orlando won 3-1. (AP Photo/John Raoux)


Charlie Davies returns to Gillette with Union

The just-traded Revolution striker faces his old team Saturday night with Philadelphia.

Revolution defender Andrew Farrell (left) and Fire forward Michael de Leeuw fought for the ball during the first half.

Revolution 3, Fire 1

Revolution douse Fire to advance to US Open Cup final

The Revolution advanced to the finals of the tournament for the first time in nine years.

May 14, 2016; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Revolution forward Femi Hollinger-Janzen (88) and forward Kei Kamara (13) celebrate a goal by Hollinger-Janzen as Chicago Fire forward Razvan Cocis (30) walks away during the second half of the Revolution's 2-0 win over the Fire at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Revolution set to face Chicago in US Open Cup

The Revs have already defeated the Fire twice this season in a pair of shutouts.

Toronto FC forward Sebastian Giovinco (10) celebrated after scoring his second goal.

Toronto FC 4, Revolution 1

Revolution sunk by Toronto FC’s Sebastian Giovinco

Giovinco’s hat trick helped Toronto rout visiting New England.

Jul 16, 2016; Sandy, UT, USA; New England Revolution head coach Jay Heaps reacts in the second half against the Real Salt Lake at Rio Tinto Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

Revolution look to rebound against Toronto

New England is clinging to the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference but is coming off a loss to Orlando.

Handout picture released by the Rio 2016 Olympic Committee showing former football player Pele holding the Olympic flame at the Pele Museum in Santos, Sao Paulo State, Brazil, on July 22, 2016. The Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be held in Brazil from August 5-21 and September 7-18 respectively. / AFP PHOTO / Rio 2016 / Andre Luiz Mello / Rio 2016 / Andre Luiz Mello / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT

Citing health, Pelé says he won’t attend Opening Ceremony

The Brazilian soccer icon was thought to be a likely candidate to light the Olympic cauldron.

May 23, 2015; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Revolution forward Charlie Davies (9) celebrates after scoring a goal against D.C. United during the first half at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Stew Milne-USA TODAY Sports

Revolution trade Charlie Davies to Union

The forward has played in New England for four seasons, and recently announced he’d been treated for cancer.

Kei Kamara (13) put the Revolution ahead with a goal in the 19th minute.


Revolution lose on road to Orlando City

Kei Kamara put New England ahead early, but the Lions responded with three unanswered goals.

Charlies Davies has been with the Revolution since 2013.

Revolution’s Charlie Davies in remission after cancer diagnosis

A doctor detected liposarcoma in the spring, but Davies waited until treatment was finished before going public.

Jay Heaps and the Revolution are coming off a 1-0 victory over Chicago last Saturday.


Revolution travel to Orlando City on Sunday

New England has never lost to Orlando City in MLS play, holding a 1-0-3 record.

Je-Vaughn Watson scored in the 85th minute for the Revolution on Saturday.

Revolution 1, Fire 0

Je-Vaughn Watson lifts Revolution over Fire

The utilityman scored his second goal of the week in the 85th minute.

May 14, 2016; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Revolution forward Kei Kamara (13) holds off Chicago Fire defender Khaly Thiam (19) during the first half at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports


Revolution look to keep Fire in the pits

Last-place Chicago takes an MLS-record 34-game road winless streak into Gillette on Saturday.

New England Revolution midfielder JeVaughn Watson, second from left, celebrates his goal with teammates Daigo Kobayashi (16), Diego Fagundez, third from left, and Steve Neumann, far right, during a U.S. Open Cup soccer match against the Philadelphia Union at Harvard University's Jordan Field, Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

US Open Cup

Revolution top Union on penalty kicks

Goalie Brad Knighton made two crucial saves for New England.

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw walks in the dugout before a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, Saturday, June 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)


Back surgery a possibility for Dodgers’ Kershaw

The three-time NL Cy Young Award winner suffered a setback over the weekend.

Teal Bunbury scored twice for the Revolution in their US Open Cup victory over the New York Cosmos on June 29.


Revolution take on Union in US Open Cup quarterfinals

The teams hit Harvard University’s Jordan Field to play for a berth in the Aug. 10 semifinals.

Real Salt Lake forward Juan Martinez (7) battled Revolution midfielder Scott Caldwell (6) and defender Jose Goncalves (23) in the first half.

Revolution 0, Real Salt Lake 0

Revolution earn tough point on road vs. Real Salt Lake

Although offensive chances were limited, the Revolution’s defense was stout.

May 14, 2016; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Revolution forward Kei Kamara (13) chases down a loose ball against the Chicago Fire during the first half at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports


Kei Kamara feeling at home with Revolution

The star forward hasn’t stopped moving, from his childhood in war-torn Sierra Leone to his professional career.

SEATTLE, WA - MARCH 08: Head coach Jay Heaps of the New England Revolution walks off the pitch after the match against the Seattle Sounders FC at CenturyLink Field on March 8, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The Sounders defeated the Revolution 3-0. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)


Revolution aim to get back in playoff mix

A home win over Columbus on Saturday night would put an end to New England’s three-match skid in MLS play.

France's Antoine Griezmann, center, scores his side’s second goal during the Euro 2016 semifinal soccer match between Germany and France, at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, France, Thursday, July 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)


France books spot in Euro 2016 final

Antoine Griezmann scored twice in a 2-0 win over Germany, sending the host nation into a matchup with Portugal.

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2015, file photo, New York City Football Club midfielder Frank Lampard, left, of England, takes a shot on goal against the Columbus Crew during the first half of an MLS soccer match at Yankee Stadium in New York. Major League Soccer had a tremendous influx of superstar European players in 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

NYCFC 1, Revolution 0

Frank Lampard’s goal beats Revolution

A deflected cross in the 58th minute got past Bobby Shuttleworth and handed New England its third straight loss.

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, right, heads the ball to score the opening goal next to Wales' James Chester during the Euro 2016 semifinal soccer match between Portugal and Wales, at the Grand Stade in Decines-Charpieu, near Lyon, France, Wednesday, July 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Portugal to Euro 2016 final

The Real Madrid star scored on a header and set up another goal in a 2-0 win over Wales.