Jonathan Tannenwald covers soccer for the Inquirer and Daily News.

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The latest on Kobe Bryant’s death: As tributes pour in, crash site ‘a logistical nightmare’

The outpouring of emotions spanned the NBA, the Grammys and well beyond after Bryant, his 13-year old daughter Gianna, and 7 others died in a helicopter crash Sunday near Los Angeles.

VCU 76, La Salle 65: Stats, highlights, and reaction from Explorers’ loss

The Rams finished off a sweep of their two-game trip to Philadelphia, but the Explorers made the vistors work plenty hard for it.

Jamaica women’s soccer team faces financial peril despite World Cup success

Former coach Hue Menzies hasn’t received half of the pay in his contract, and players still haven't received some bonus money from the World Cup.

Union roster is mostly complete, but still has holes to fill

Manager Jim Curtin and sporting director Ernst Tanner still have some needs to address before finalizing the roster.

Union re-sign fan favorite Ilsinho to one-year contract

After some tough offseason negotiations, the dynamic 34-year-old Brazilian winger is back in Chester for a fifth season.

NCAA to vote in April on historic college soccer reform plan

In April, the NCAA will vote on a proposal to change Division I men’s soccer's season from a three-month fall campaign to one spanning both semesters.

Union’s Wooten ready to show how good he really is after disappointing first MLS season

There’s a long history of players coming to MLS in the summer, struggling at first, then taking off in their first full season here. Wooten could be the next one.

Former USWNT coach Jill Ellis is free of pressure, and free to be herself

Since her tenure as U.S. women’s soccer team coach ended in October, Ellis has had more time to spend with her family, and has spoken her mind more on a range of issues.

Union kick off preseason with high but realistic expectations after last year’s gains

Back when Ernst Tanner first started to set out his plans for the Union, he said his second year in charge of a team usually goes better than his first. This might be a problem.

Union sign Matej Oravec, Slovakian midfielder

The Union said they paid a transfer fee to Dunajska Streda to acquire Oravec, but didn’t say what it was.