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Honduras stands in way of U.S. Olympic berth
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Video Pick: England coach impresses with ball puncture
Oct 8, 10:11 PM EDT
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Concacaf Olympic Qualifying: Day 6
Oct 8, 10:09 PM EDT
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Video Pick: How the U.S. U-19s lost 8-1 to Germany
Oct 8, 9:38 PM EDT
It was a rough outing indeed for the U.S. defense and goalkeeper Jonathan Klinsmann in the U-19 division of the ...
|STORY OF THE DAY!|
FIFA in total meltdown: Blatter and Platini suspended
| International soccer was engulfed by a new crisis on Thursday as FIFA president Sepp Blatter and UEFA president Michel
Platini, the two most powerful men in soccer, were suspended from all soccer activities for 90 days by FIFA's ethics committee, leaving the sport reeling from scandals across the globe with
a power vacuum at the top. In line to replace Blatter until a new president is elected next February is Cameroonian Issa Hayatou, the African confederation
president, but it is not known if he wants to serve. |
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|Time is running out on violent goalkeeping |
Employing former players as TV experts is now well established as the thing to do. Like it or not, that's what we're getting. Occasionally it works well -- which is surprising, because TV work is
specialist work, and it's alarmingly clear that none of these guys has any training for the job.
|WHAT THEY'RE SAYING|
|"I don’t want to gloat or anything. I mean, for one thing, we were playing like this was the game of our lives. They’d been going through three-a-days, and now they’re playing a
college team. It wasn’t a normal game situation.”|
-- Jordan Morris on the goal he scored for Stanford in a pre-2014 World Cup scrimmage
against the U.S. national team that jumpstarted his national team career. Stanford coach Jeremy Gunn said Jurgen Klinsmann cut the two
center backs Morris beat on his goal from the U.S. World Cup team. “I think he helped Jurgen out with that one," Gunn said. "He made that decision a little easier. (Grantland)