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The USA men play their final Gold Cup tune-up match against Guatemala on Friday ... Saturday is the Copa America ...
Gold Cup: Klinsmann gives Dempsey's captaincy to Bradley 
Not unexpectedly, U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has named Michael Bradley his captain for the Gold Cup in place ...
Record TV audience will be great, but it's still all about building base 
One of the big winners when the USA beat Germany, 2-0, in Tuesday's semifinals at the Women's World Cup was ...
Video Pick: Freddy Adu -- Good News, Bad News  
The good news is that Freddy Adu scored an impressive free kick goal. The bad news is that it came ...
NASL enters Phase 2; Strikers welcome back ex-coach 
The New York Cosmos, as champions of the 10-game spring season, are ensured a spot in the 2015 NASL semifinals. ...
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Record TV audience will be great, but it's still all about building base
by Paul Kennedy on Friday, Jul 3, 2015 2:14 AM EDT
One of the big winners when the USA beat Germany, 2-0, in Tuesday's semifinals at the Women's World Cup was Fox.

  
Video Pick: Julie Johnston thanks her family 
Defender Julie Johnston, who has marshaled the American defense that has conceded only one goal at the Women's World Cup, ...
What They're Saying: Professor Cheryl Cooky 
"Gender is probably a factor. We have in our culture a protectionist stance toward women." -- Cheryl Cooky, an associate ...
Our MLS Best of June awards 
Who's leading the MVP race? Which goals stood out? Is there a favorite for Rookie of the Year? As MLS ...
No shortage of national championships for kids in USA 
If the USA unequivocally leads the soccer world in something, it's championships for kids.
Three Americans nominated for top WWC award 
Americans Julie Johnston, Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe are on the short list for the adidas Golden Ball, which will ...
ECNL National Finals field set  
The girls Elite Club National League (ECNL) National Finals for U-15, U-16 and U-17 divisions will be held in Richmond, ...
Development Academy quarterfinals set 
U.S. Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) quarterfinalists emerged from June 22-26 playoffs in Westfield, Ind. Quarterfinal games are hosted by the ...
Lalas Responds to Donovan's Twitter Jibe at Klinsmann 
Landon Donovan hailed the impact of veteran USA striker Abby Wambach during the U.S. women's 2-0 win against Germany in ...
Benfica Coach Poised to Join Sporting 
In a stunning move, Portuguese coach Jorge Jesus, who secured a second Portuguese league title in a row with Benfica ...
Youth Soccer Reporter

ECNL National Finals field set
The girls Elite Club National League (ECNL) National Finals for U-15, U-16 and U-17 divisions will be held in Richmond, ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Paul Kennedy


Record TV audience will be great, but it's still all about building base
One of the big winners when the USA beat Germany, 2-0, in Tuesday's semifinals at the Women's World Cup was ...
College Soccer Reporter

UMBC, the ACC giant slayer, strikes again
UMBC won its third straight game on the road against current and former ACC giants, following up on wins over ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
Lisa Lavelle


Should my daughter play ECNL?
Aspirations to play college soccer and hopes of a scholarship are apt to influence many decisions young players and their ...
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Seattle's love affair with the Open Cup turns sour
The controversy surrounding Clint Dempsey and his trashing of referee Daniel Radford's notebook is quite ridiculous. Ridiculous because there should be no controversy. We know, we saw (and now we've seen it repeatedly) what Dempsey did. We know what U.S. Federation regulations say about that sort of thing -- it is clearly considered, as it should be, an assault on the referee, and the mandated punishment is a six-game suspension.

"Gender is probably a factor. We have in our culture a protectionist stance toward women."

-- Cheryl Cooky, an associate professor of women's, gender and sexuality studies at Purdue, on the sympathetic reaction to Laura Bassett after her own goal that knocked England out of the Women's World Cup -- compared to the scorn directed at England's male players when it's gotten eliminated from World Cups. (New York Times)