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Scouting Report: USA must put foot on pedal to Germans
by Paul Kennedy on Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 12:01 AM EDT
The USA and Germany have not played in more than two years, but there will be no secrets when the world's No. 1 and No. 2 teams meet on Tuesday in the Women's World Cup semifinals. The USA has the edge on defense, while Germany has the better attack. But the key might be whether the USA chooses to press the suspect German defense.

  
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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.

"You meet in the lobby, the elevator. Even if you know and like each other, it's not easy always having to make small-talk. … It was especially uncomfortable after the quarterfinal, constantly encountering the sad French players. That makes one somehow sad, too."

-- Germany coach Silvia Neid isn't happy with FIFA assigning opponents to the same hotels during the Women's World Cup in Canada. Her team is currently residing in the same Montreal hotel as Tuesday's semifinal opponent, the USA. (B.Z.)

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