Dempsey record goal, assist leads US into Gold Cup final 2017-07-23T08:23:39Z 2017-07-23T04:30:38Z 2017-07-23T08:23:39Z Clint Dempsey fed Jozy Altidore for the go-ahead goal, then scored on a free kick to match Landon Donovan's American record with his 57th international goal and lead the United States over Costa Rica 2-0 and into the CONCACAF Gold Cup championship game.
El Salvador's Romero, Ceren suspended after bites 2017-07-23T08:23:26Z 2017-07-23T02:52:42Z 2017-07-23T08:23:25Z El Salvador defender Henry Romero was suspended for his nation's next 6 competitive matches and midfielder Darwin Ceren for the next 3, penalties announced after they bit American players during a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal. 7 students face hearings in Merchant Marine Academy probe 2017-07-22T20:41:20Z 2017-07-22T16:40:19Z 2017-07-22T20:41:14Z A federal lawyer says seven suspended soccer players at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy face campus disciplinary hearings over allegations of sexual misconduct, coercion and hazing.
Biting criticism for El Salvador players for gnawing on US 2017-07-21T17:33:04Z 2017-07-20T20:40:22Z 2017-07-21T17:33:04Z Biting criticism for El Salvador players, a day after pair of Americans gnawed on during CONCACAF Gold Cup match.
Bartomeu tells AP that Xavi will coach Barcelona some day 2017-07-20T22:42:00Z 2017-07-20T22:21:46Z 2017-07-20T22:42:00Z AP Interview: Barcelona President Josep Bartomeu expects Xavi Hernandez will return to Barcelona and eventually coach the team he helped lead to 15 major titles.
AP Interview: Barcelona says Neymar will not be sold 2017-07-20T21:03:28Z 2017-07-20T17:28:05Z 2017-07-20T21:02:14Z AP Interview: Barcelona President Josep Bartomeu says Neymar will not be sold and that activating his release clause would cause any club to violate UEFA financial fair play rules.
US survives bites, tops El Salvador 2-0 to advance 2017-07-20T17:24:12Z 2017-07-20T03:29:08Z 2017-07-20T17:24:12Z Omar Gonzalez and Eric Lichaj scored late in the first half and the U.S. beat El Salvador 2-0 in a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal in which Henry Romero appeared to bite Jozy Altidore on the back of a shoulder and pull the American forward's nipple. Arena changes all 11 US starters for 2nd straight match 2017-07-20T03:17:10Z 2017-07-20T00:27:49Z 2017-07-20T03:17:10Z U.S. coach Bruce Arena changed all 11 starters for the second straight game, inserting forwards Clint Dempsey and Jozy Altidore into the starting lineup for a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against El Salvador.
After donning Darth Vader outfit, Gonzalez becomes force 2017-07-19T05:19:15Z 2017-07-18T23:07:06Z 2017-07-19T05:19:04Z Asked to wear a Darth Vader costume at his introductory news conference with Pachuca, American Omar Gonzalez becomes defensive force. Spanish soccer executive, son arrested in corruption probe 2017-07-18T23:14:14Z 2017-07-18T09:36:44Z 2017-07-18T23:14:14Z Spanish Football Federation president Angel Maria Villar has been arrested along with his son and three more federation executives as part of an anti-corruption probe.
The Latest: Spanish soccer body cancels meetings amid crisis 2017-07-18T18:48:17Z 2017-07-18T14:16:56Z 2017-07-18T18:48:11Z Policemen escort Angel Maria Villar into the Spanish Football Federation offices on the outskirts of Madrid several hours after he was arrested.
Dempsey, Bradley, Howard, Altidore among US roster additions 2017-07-17T15:49:55Z 2017-07-16T16:38:15Z 2017-07-17T15:48:59Z Forward Clint Dempsey, midfielder Michael Bradley and goalkeeper Tim Howard are among six additions to the U.S. roster for the knockout phase of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Miazga's late goal gives US 1st place in Gold Cup group 2017-07-16T16:29:49Z 2017-07-16T01:35:24Z 2017-07-16T16:28:12Z Matt Miazga scored on a closer-range header from Graham Zusi's corner kick in the 88th minute, giving the United States first place in its CONCACAF Gold Cup group with a 3-0 victory over Nicaragua. 8 killed in soccer stampede in Senegal 2017-07-16T10:45:45Z 2017-07-16T10:25:31Z 2017-07-16T10:45:31Z Witnesses said at least eight people have died and more than 50 were injured after a stadium wall collapse and stampede at a soccer match in the Senegalese capital.
Chuck Blazer dies after exposing corruption he profited from 2017-07-13T18:57:35Z 2017-07-13T18:01:27Z 2017-07-13T18:57:35Z Chuck Blazer, the gregarious soccer dealmaker who exposed FIFA corruption, dies.
Ajax player Nouri has severe and permanent brain damage 2017-07-13T16:57:12Z 2017-07-13T12:43:12Z 2017-07-13T16:57:12Z Ajax midfielder Abdelhak Nouri has been diagnosed with severe and permanent brain damage five days after he collapsed due to an irregular heartbeat during a friendly game in Austria. Dortmund's Sven Bender to join twin brother at Leverkusen 2017-07-13T12:33:16Z 2017-07-13T12:31:13Z 2017-07-13T12:32:22Z Bayer Leverkusen is signing Sven Bender from Bundesliga rival Borussia Dortmund.
Morris scores twice, US beats Martinique 3-2 in Gold Cup 2017-07-13T12:16:11Z 2017-07-13T03:31:00Z 2017-07-13T12:16:11Z Jordan Morris' second goal of the game broke a tie in the 76th minute, and the United States edged tiny Martinique 3-2 Wednesday night in the CONCACAF Gold Cup after wasting a two-goal lead against a team that is not even a member of FIFA. Chuck Blazer, who touched off soccer scandal, dead at 72 2017-07-13T04:53:34Z 2017-07-13T03:00:59Z 2017-07-13T04:53:34Z Chuck Blazer, the pioneering American soccer executive who admissions of corruption set off a global scandal that ultimately toppled FIFA President Sepp Blatter, has died at age 72.
Forbes says Cowboys most valuable sports team, worth $4.2B 2017-07-12T21:18:41Z 2017-07-12T19:31:08Z 2017-07-12T21:18:41Z Forbes says Dallas Cowboys remain most valuable pro sports franchise for second straight year.
MLB looks to Harper, Trout, Judge to connect with fans 2017-07-12T01:12:12Z 2017-07-10T22:27:45Z 2017-07-12T01:12:12Z Major League Baseball looks to Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and Aaron Judge to connect with fans and compete with NFL and NBA stars for recognition.
SEC faces strong challenges as college football's top dog 2017-07-11T21:40:43Z 2017-07-11T21:38:19Z 2017-07-11T21:40:22Z When LSU's Ed Orgeron matter of factly declared the SEC as "the best conference in the United States," he was mostly preaching to the choir in the league's backyard.
Elias Hernandez leads Mexico past El Salvador 3-1 2017-07-10T12:50:02Z 2017-07-10T05:27:32Z 2017-07-10T12:49:49Z Elias Hernandez scored and had two assists to help Mexico beat El Salvador 3-1 in a CONCACAF Gold Cup opener. Rooney in emotional Everton return after 13 years at United 2017-07-09T22:28:35Z 2017-07-09T12:36:52Z 2017-07-09T22:28:32Z Wayne Rooney has left Manchester United to rejoin Everton after 13 years at Old Trafford.
Irritated by data hack, Farah says no secrets to his success 2017-07-09T20:48:17Z 2017-07-09T17:57:10Z 2017-07-09T20:48:16Z Another testing week off the track ended for Mo Farah in victory, followed by a further defense of his integrity. Lukaku confirms he's joining Man United 2017-07-09T11:48:03Z 2017-07-09T10:56:50Z 2017-07-09T11:48:03Z Romelu Lukaku has confirmed he will be joining Manchester United from Everton. Pyeongchang Olympics are icy path to warmer Korean relations 2017-07-09T05:48:25Z 2017-07-09T00:36:37Z 2017-07-09T05:48:02Z South Korea faces big obstacles in efforts to use Pyeongchang Winter Olympics to more toward reconciliation with North Korea.
US held to 1-1 tie by Panama in CONCACAF Gold Cup opener 2017-07-09T05:28:00Z 2017-07-08T23:16:37Z 2017-07-09T05:27:07Z Dom Dwyer scored for the second straight game but Miguel Camarago's goal gave Panama a 1-1 tie against the United States, the first time the Americans failed to win their opener in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Ups and downs in 2 Koreas' sports diplomacy over the years 2017-07-09T00:48:49Z 2017-07-09T00:46:39Z 2017-07-09T00:48:49Z Ups and downs in 2 Koreas' sports diplomacy over the years. Soccer star Lukaku busted in California at loud party 2017-07-08T20:08:07Z 2017-07-08T17:26:33Z 2017-07-08T20:08:07Z Police say British soccer star Romelu Lukaku has been arrested for raucous partying in Beverly Hills, California.
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