Soccer

July 09, 2019 - 1:28 pm
by Eldis Sula Following a World Cup victory as inspiring as it was controversial , the U.S. women’s national soccer team had a deservedly hype celebration after their big Sunday win. The team’s party was an odyssey, starting in the locker room, but extending on the plane ride across the ocean and...
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CONCACAF Gold Cup final
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July 08, 2019 - 6:08 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. men's soccer players showed how far, far behind they are the women. Hours after the American women won their fourth World Cup, the men were outplayed by Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final. Jonathan Dos Santos scored in the 73rd minute to give the El Tri a 1-0 victory...
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July 03, 2019 - 4:41 pm
The Americans' 2-1 victory over England in Tuesday's Women's World Cup semifinal averaged nearly 8 million U.S. viewers on English- and Spanish-language television. The match averaged 7.025 million viewers on Fox, according to the network and Nielsen, and peaked at more than 9 million over the late...
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FC Dallas at Portland Timbers
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July 01, 2019 - 7:01 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gio Saverese described new forward Brian Fernandez as a competitor shortly after he was signed. On Sunday, the Portland Timbers' head coach was reminded why. Fernandez scored in a league-record fifth consecutive game, helping the Timbers to a 1-0 victory over FC Dallas. He...
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June 30, 2019 - 1:42 pm
LYON, France (AP) — Preparing for the Women's World Cup semifinal against the United States, coach Phil Neville was irritated to discover the Americans scoping out England's hotel. The Americans would move into it if they win the next game. U.S. coach Jill Ellis insisted it was a sign of good...
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Women's World Cup Spain at USA
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June 24, 2019 - 2:16 pm
REIMS, France (AP) — Megan Rapinoe converted a pair of penalty kicks and the United States set up a much-anticipated quarterfinal meeting with host France at the Women's World Cup with a 2-1 victory over Spain on Monday. Rapinoe's first came in the seventh minute to the cheers of the U.S...
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June 23, 2019 - 11:19 am
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dominique Badji scored twice, Bressan added another and FC Dallas beat Toronto FC 3-0 on Saturday night. Badji's short tap-in from the left of the goal at the 41st minute drew the ire of Toronto defenders who argued he was offsides but the goal stood. Bressan scored his first...
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USA Soccer
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June 20, 2019 - 4:45 pm
The defending champion U.S. national team faced its toughest test of the Women's World Cup and remained dominant Thursday night, beating Sweden 2-0 to serve up a measure of revenge against the team that stunned the confident Americans in the last Olympics.
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