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Sporting Kansas City bench looks on in the second half of a scrimmage against FC Tucson

Sporting Kansas City and FC Tucson met for the fourth time in as many years in a preseason contest at Kino Sports Complex. The local side fell Monday in a spirited match with their top-level opponents, 4 - 2. Read more»

Portland's Darlington Nagbe skips away from the Kansas City defense.

Sporting Kansas City fell to the Portland Timbers 2-0 in a preseason soccer match at Kino North Stadium on Saturday night. Read more»

The Revolution beat RSL 2 - 1 in their first preseason match; RSL's lineup included FC Tucson icon Ricardo Velazco. Read more»

Sporting Kansas City's Roger Espinoza (27) and Benny Feilhaber (10) at preseason training at Kino Sports Complex.

Sporting Kansas City started their training in Monday’s chill in Tucson with a familiar face back on the team: Roger Espinoza. His return is welcome to a team that underperformed last year after winning the MLS Cup in the 2013 season. Read more»

The New England Revolution, New York Red Bulls, Real Salt Lake and Seattle Sounders will take part in the 2013 Desert Diamond Cup, host team FC Tucson announced Thursday. The cup final will be broadcast by NBC Sports Network. Read more» 3

UA striker Emily Lai sprints past Brianne Medved in a match against Loyola Marymount on Sept. 16.

"They have a reputation for being a good program," said Wildcat soccer coach Lisa Oyen of Thursday's opponent, the 2nd-ranked Stanford Cardinal, the defending national champs. Plus, a former Yavapai Roughrider is on the U.S. roster for the next World Cup qualifying round. Read more»

The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted 5 – 0 to convert fields at the Kino Sports Complex from baseball to soccer. 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»

FC Tucson defender Nick Sykes makes a run out of back field.

FC Tucson faced off against the San Jose Earthquakes in a preseason tune-up match at Kino Sports Park on Wednesday, and ended the match in a draw. Read more» 1

FC Tucson's Kareem Smith (R) defends against Revolution forward Sainey Nyassi

FC Tucson's Miloš Dragić scored a goal in the final minutes a match against the New England Revolution, but Tucson fell by a score of 2-1. Los Tucsonenses put up a spirited fight in the tilt against the MLS side. Read more» 2

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

FC Tucson hopefuls assemble during try-outs Jan. 4 at Rillito Race Track.

FC Tucson announced that single day tickets for the 2012 FC Tucson Desert Diamond Cup will go on sale on Wednesday; response has already been "oustanding," say organizers. Read more» 1

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»

San Jose Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski

Major League Soccer teams San Jose Earthquakes and Sporting Kansas City will be calling Tucson home for their pre-season training. Read more» 1

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