Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times

Kevin Baxter

Los Angeles Times

Santa Clarita, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • Los Angeles Times
Past:
  • The Morning Call
  • The Baltimore Sun
  • The Union-Tribune
  • Orlando Sentinel
  • Sun Sentinel
  • chicagotribune.com
  • CapitalGazette.com
  • Hartford Courant

Recent articles by Kevin:

Liga MX and MLS take next step in partnership with World Cup-style tournament

MLS and Mexico's Liga MX announce an annual monthlong tournament involving all 48 teams from the two leagues to debut in 2023. → Read More

Soccer newsletter: L.A. should get 2026 World Cup matches

U.S. Soccer urged the men's and women's national teams to sign the same CBA and split prize money evenly, but that would represent a pay cut for the USWNT and they're not on board. → Read More

Chicharito's goal gives Galaxy draw with Dynamo

Javier "Chicharito" Hernández's goal in the second half gave the LA Galaxy a 1-1 draw with the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday. → Read More

'Premier League Mornings Live' festival coming to Coliseum

NBC Sports is bringing its traveling studio soccer show, 'Premier League Mornings Live,' to Los Angeles for a two-day fan festival outside the Coliseum. → Read More

Soccer newsletter: L.A. should get 2026 World Cup matches

The Galaxy’s Chris Klein and LAFC’s John Thorrington discuss what they remember in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attack as if it were yesterday. → Read More

Cristian Arango scores twice in LAFC's win over Real Salt Lake

Cristian Arango scored the quickest goal in LAFC history, finding the back of the net 20 seconds into a 3-2 win over Real Salt Lake on Sunday. → Read More

U.S. Soccer urges men's and women's teams to split earnings

U.S. Soccer, in an open letter addressing an ongoing pay inequality dispute, suggests the U.S. men's and women's team split FIFA money evenly. → Read More

U.S. soccer beats Honduras to secure first victory in World Cup qualifying

The USMNT turned it around in the second half to score four straight goals to beat Honduras 4-1 on Wednesday. → Read More

U.S. soccer to face hostile Honduras, where batteries, urine and animal heads may fly

The U.S. men's national team has coped with extreme hostility when it plays CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers on the road and will be tested again Thursday versus Honduras. → Read More

Soccer newsletter: USMNT battling serious scoring woes

While the U.S. men's national team has plenty of time to earn World Cup qualifying wins, it's lack of scoring options and player shortages are a major concern. → Read More

U.S. men's soccer ties Canada 1-1 in World Cup qualifier

The U.S. Men's National Team, missing three starters, dominates possession and outshoots Canada, but has settle for a 1-1 tie in World Cup qualifying. → Read More

How Canada's men are on verge of qualifying for World Cup

After the MLS came to Canada, youth academies and a new domestic league sprouted to help build a foundation of change for the men's national team. → Read More

U.S. soccer World Cup qualifying bid begins with tie on the road against El Salvador

Scoreless draw against El Salvador gives U.S. soccer a precious point as they seek a spot in the World Cup. → Read More

Salvadorans raised in U.S. have helped fuel soccer team's rise to World Cup contender

Hugo Pérez, a Salvadoran who played for the U.S. national team, took over as coach of La Selecta in April and has thrived after recruiting Salvadoran Americans in earnest for the first time. → Read More

Fenerbahce agrees in principle to sign LAFC's Diego Rossi

LAFC forward Diego Rossi left for Istanbul on Monday for a physical that will help finalize his move to Turkish Super Lig team Fenerbahce. → Read More

Soccer newsletter: Examining the cause of LAFC's downward spiral — and what's next

LAFC has struggled to build on a breakout season and it's unclear whether it can get back on track under coach Bob Bradley, whose contract reportedly expires this year. → Read More

A young USMNT faces steep challenges as World Cup qualifying begins

Coach Gregg Berhalter will lead one of the youngest, least experienced teams in U.S. Soccer history into the final round of regional World Cup qualifying. → Read More

Kévin Cabral’s late goal allows Galaxy to play LAFC to a tie in El Tráfico

Kévin Cabral's goal in the 86th minute lifted the Galaxy to a 3-3 draw against LAFC in an El Tráfico game that left neither team completely satisfied. → Read More

El Tráfico returns, with LAFC and Galaxy each in need of a boost

The 12th edition of the El Tráfico rivalry series between the Galaxy and LAFC is the first in which both teams carry regular-season losing streaks. → Read More

U.S. calls up 26 players for CONCACAF World Cup qualifying

The Galaxy's Sebastian Lletget and Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic were among 26 players called up for the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying. → Read More