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San Jose Earthquakes forward Alan Gordon

Gilbert-raised Alan Gordon has been battling injuries this season, but he made the most of his time off the bench this weekend. He scored an 88th minute goal that secured a draw. Read more»

Galaxy players and staff raise the Desert Diamond Cup trophy in celebration of their win over the New England Revolution.

The LA Galaxy ended their first Desert Diamond Cup in triumph with a penalty kick victory against the New England Revolution. Read more»

LA midfielder Juninho fouls New York forward Thierry Henry.

New York Red Bulls forwards Thierry Henry and Kenny Cooper each tallied a goal in their defeat of the LA Galaxy on Wednesday night. The Red Bulls beat the defending Major League Soccer Cup champions by a score of 2-1. Read more»

David Beckham takes a photo with 7-year-old Maggie Cagle on Saturday at Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium.

LA Galaxy midfielder David Beckham spoke to reporters after Tuesday practice. Plus: Will fans see Henry? Donovan? Read more»

The LA Galaxy beat Real Salt Lake 2-0 on Saturday.

Real Salt Lake had the majority of possession and shots in the first half against the LA Galaxy, but couldn't find the back of the net before two of their players were ejected. In the end, the Cobalt and Claret fell to the Galaxy 2-0. Read more»

LA Galaxy midfielder David Beckham tackles the ball away from New England's Shalrie Joseph during Wednesday's match.

Major League Soccer Executive Vice President Nelson Rodriguez had only good things to say about Tucson following the start of the Desert Diamond Cup earlier this week. Also: national team call-ups could mean we miss some stars. Read more»

LA Galaxy midfielder David Beckham tackles the ball away from New England's Shalrie Joseph.

The Desert Diamond Cup kicked off with an attack-minded contest that ended with the New England Revolution victorious over the LA Galaxy 3-2, then Real Salt Lake defeating the New York Red Bulls 1-0 on Wednesday night. Tucsonans were treated to star power in the opening matchups — and not just David Beckham. (with video) Read more»

The Los Angeles Galaxy confirmed that David Beckham will be back with the team, and it's just in time for Desert Diamond Cup. Read more» 2

Donny Toia, foward, Real Salt Lake

When the first ball is kicked at the Desert Diamond Cup, one player will be a little more familiar with our part of the state than his teammates: former Pima College standout Donny Toia. Read more»

Former Los Angeles Galaxy players Mauricio Cienfuegos and Alexi Lalas present the Philip F. Anschutz trophy.

Sunday, the Los Angeles Galaxy faces off against the Houston Dynamo in the 2011 MLS Cup. What can fans expect to see? Some experts are ready to tell you. Read more»

London - the coolest city in the world.

There’s no scientific proof that London is the coolest city on Earth, but it is. I recently set off in search of London’s epicenter of cool. Read more»

Donovan plays against Jamaica in 2006.

To the faithful few who followed American soccer fortunes long before David Beckham blessed us with his presence, the young Landon Donovan went from the American wunderkind to its wuss with remarkable speed. Donovan now hopes to make his mark on the world stage in a more indelible fashion than with his first World Cup romp. Read more»

AC Milan player David Beckham.

A Champions League win against Chelsea and World Cup glory won't reverse Italian soccer's flagging fortunes. Read more»