Men in black hold Colorado scoreless for 79 minutes, lose 1-0.
Catalina Foothills grad Justen Glad of Real Salt Lake kicks the ball at Kino Sports Complex Feb. 20. He’s rehabbing after tearing a meniscus.
Ex-Catalina Foothills star will watch teammates face Sporting KC on Wednesday.
Midfielder scores in 3-2 win over Seattle Sounders FC in front of 3,661.
With interim tag removed, Former Tucson Amigos standout taking charge.
Photo by Dave Ord / Arizona Daily Star
Former Sunnyside, FC Tucson star hoping to land spot on Real Salt Lake squad.
Dave Ord relives his favorite memories from the event.
Five more MLS teams coming to Tucson
Desert View grad directs social media/video for local club.
Sporting Kansas City forward Dom Dwyer watches his shot fly during a practice at Kino Sports Complex.
After a breakthrough season, forward wants to put club back on top.
Some fans had a ground-level view of the action at Hi Corbett Field in 2011. A crowd of 10,097 attended the second doubleheader of the first Desert Diamond Cup.
The inaugural Desert Diamond Cup provided some awesome sunset pictures over the Hi Corbett Field sign boards in 2011.
Sporting Kansas City’s Kei Kamara prepares to take a penalty against the New York Red Bulls in the final game of the inaugural Desert Diamond Cup at Hi Corbett Field. Kamara’s penalty was one of four goals scored in the match that ended in a draw on March 5, 2011.
A view from the grandstand shows how the field was situated at Hi Corbett Field during the first Desert Diamond Cup in 2011. Sporting Kansas City and the New York Red Bulls of the MLS joined FC Tucson and the Arizona Sahuaros for the two-day tournament.
FC Tucson and San Jose Earthquakes players vie for a ball into the box during their 2012 scrimmage at Kino Sports Complex. The Earthquakes first started coming to Tucson in 2012 and have returned every year.
The fence on what used to be the left-field foul pole acts as a frame for the soccer field at Kino Stadium during the 2012 Desert Diamond Cup.
The Kino Sports Complex north fields still had a feel of the baseball spring training ghosts with a giant backstop towering over one of the Major League Soccer scrimmages in 2012.
The scarves are out as the Cactus Pricks enjoy a tailgate party in the Kino Stadium parking lot before an evening of Desert Diamond Cup matches in 2012.
The Cactus Pricks, FC Tucson’s supporters group, show their support during a scrimmage at Kino Sports Complex in 2012.
In 2012, adjustments were still being made to the fields at Kino Sports Complex. An extra segment of grass was added to account for this corner of one of the fields.
Sporting Kansas City’s Roger Espinoza sports a much longer hairstyle during the 2012 Major League Soccer training at Kino Sports Complex. The Honduran has returned to Sporting KC after a spell in England. For the 2015 season, he’s sporting a much shorter hairstyle.
The Portland Timbers’ attack starts from the back during a MLS Desert Friendly match at Kino Sports Complex North Field No. 5 in 2013.
Spectators were only a few feet away from the action at Kino Sports Complex North Field No. 5 in 2013 when the Portland Timbers faced the Colorado Rapids in a Major League Soccer Desert Friendly.
Sun rays stream through a backstop as players finish up a Major League Soccer training session at the Kino Sports Complex north fields in 2013.
The Seattle Sounders warm up before a 2013 Desert Diamond Cup match at Kino Stadium. Seattle won the Desert Diamond Cup title in 2013, defeating Real Salt Lake 1-0 in the final.
Sporting Kansas City coach Peter Vermes gives interviews during the 2012 Major League Soccer training at Kino Sports Complex. Sporting KC played in the first Desert Diamond Cup in 2011 and has trained in Tucson every year since.
Real Salt Lake players go for a warm-up jog during the 2012 MLS training at Kino Sports Complex. Real Salt Lake was one of six teams that trained at Kino in 2012, the first year the facility was used for MLS training.
The New England Revolution and Los Angeles Galaxy players prepare to shake hands before the 2012 Desert Diamond Cup at Kino Stadium. A crowd of 10,172 watched the Galaxy win the match 4-2 on penalties after a scoreless draw in regulation.
Sporting Kansas City coach Peter Vermes gets in on the action before the sun sets on a 2013 practice at Kino North Field No. 5. Vermes and his charges have visited Tucson every year since Major League Soccer started training in Tucson in 2011.
In 2013, the Kino Sports Complex north fields still had a baseball look with backstops and fence dugouts. When Major League Soccer teams returned a year later, the complex no longer had the traces of the other game that used to occupy the fields.
Seattle’s Mark Hahnemann punches a ball clear during a drill for the goalkeepers before a 2013 Desert Friendly at Kino North Field No. 5.
Real Salt Lake works a short passing drill during Major League Soccer’s preseason training at Kino Sports Complex in 2013.
Wearing a beanie, David Beckham practices with his Los Angeles Galaxy teammates during the 2012 preseason at Kino Sports Complex.
David Beckham walks off the field after a Los Angeles Galaxy practice in 2012 at Kino Sports Complex. The Galaxy won the 2012 Desert Diamond Cup final in the only year it has trained in Tucson.
A Major League Soccer ball looms in the foreground as preseason training finishes for the day at Kino Sports Complex in 2013.
Sporting Kansas City and FC Tucson play a scrimmage in the bright sunshine during the 2014 Major League Soccer preseason training. Sporting KC won the Jan. 28 match 1-0 on a first-half goal by C.J. Sapong at Kino North Stadium.
FC Tucson’s Kareem Smith tries to cross against Chivas USA in the 2014 Desert Diamond Cup. The Feb. 19 match, which finished 1-1, was the opener of the 2014 Desert Diamond Cup held at Kino North Grandstand for the first time.
Portland Timbers forward Danny Mwanga leaps high in the air to flick on the ball in a 2013 match against Seattle Sounders FC. His shot hit the crossbar in Portland’s 1-0 win at Kino North Field No. 5.
Players from the Houston Dynamo and San Jose Earthquakes jump up for a cross during a 2013 MLS Desert Friendly at Kino Sports Complex North Field No. 5.
The sun sets behind the grandstand at Kino Sports Complex Field No. 5 in 2013.
The Portland Timbers Army, including one member toting a Cascadia flag, added to the atmosphere during the Major League Soccer Desert Friendlies in 2013.
Nat Borchers and his beard are now members of the Portland Timbers.
New Portland player stands out in a crowd.
Houston winger DaMarcus Beasley reacquaints himself with preseason training.
See the Portland Timbers roster how Star soccer guru Dave Ord sees it with this inside look.
See the San Jose Earthquakes roster how Star soccer guru Dave Ord sees it with this inside look.
Houston’s DaMarcus Beasley, far left, training at Kino Sports Complex, was the first American with four World Cup appearances.
Tucson's development league team will play at home on July 4.