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Three takeaways from USA-Germany 
The USA beat Germany, 2-0, Tuesday to reach its fourth Women's World Cup final by dominating the game in nearly ...
MLS Power Rankings: 'Caps continue climb 
Vancouver won its fourth game in the last five to continue an ascent up Soccer America's MLS Power Rankings though ...
ICYMI | MLS: New mechanisms could trigger big signings 
The USA's secondary transfer window opens next week and among those players on the radar screen are Mexican stars Giovani ...
Turning Point | Solo: 'I did the stall tactic' 
After having a huge edge in play during the first half, the USA came under pressure to start the second ...
USA-Germany Women's World Cup Player Ratings  
The USA reached the Women's World Cup final with a 2-0 win over Germany on second-half goals by Carli Lloyd, ...
STORY OF THE DAY!
Turning Point | Solo: 'I did the stall tactic'
by Paul Kennedy on Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 3:19 AM EDT
After having a huge edge in play during the first half, the USA came under pressure to start the second half of its Women's World Cup semifinal against Germany in Montreal. The game changed in the 59th minute when Germany was awarded a penalty kick, but Celia Sasic missed wide, ending Germany's streak of having converted every penalty kick -- 17 in all -- it's taken at the Women's World Cup.  
What They're Saying: Germany's Annike Krahn 
"Congratulations to the USA. They had the better chances, and from that one can say they deserved the win." -- ...
What They're Saying: FIFA statement 
"Due to their current commitments in Zurich, the FIFA President and the FIFA Secretary General will remain at the FIFA ...
Garza replaces injured Davis on U.S roster 
Brad Davis has been ruled out of the Gold Cup with a knee injury, and Greg Garza has been called ...
Soccer on TV 
Japan and England vie for a spot in the Women's World Cup final against the USA, and Mexico plays Honduras ...
Open Cup: Magee scores twice in Chicago Fire win 
In his first start since undergoing hip surgery last year, Mike Magee scored two goals  to lead the Chicago Fire ...
Video Pick: Fun with Hulk  
Brazilian forward Hulk frequently strikes the ball with impressive power -- and even more so when the PR folks from ...
NWSL signs national TV deal with Fox Sports 
The NWSL and Fox Sports announced an agreement to televise 10 NWSL games in 2015: three regular-season matches and all ...
'Wow' moments are in short supply so far at Women's World Cup 
I am holding out hope for the 2015 Women's World Cup, but so far, I must admit, I have been ...
Scouting Report: USA must hit the pedal against Germans 
The USA and Germany have not played in more than two years, but there will be no secrets when the ...
Youth Soccer Reporter

US Youth Soccer: Champs crowned in Region IV
U-13 through U-19 champions were crowned at the US Youth Soccer West (Region IV) regionals in Boise, Idaho, to advance ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Mike Woitalla


USA and Germany share hotel at Women's World Cup -- and much more
The Women's World Cup participants have pointed out another way in which FIFA treats them differently than the men. Besides ...
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:
Mike Woitalla


Yedlin case reignites compensation controversy
Clint Dempsey's professional career has taken him from MLS's New England Revolution to Fulham to Tottenham Hotspur to his present ...
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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.

"Due to their current commitments in Zurich, the FIFA President and the FIFA Secretary General will remain at the FIFA Headquarters."

-- FIFA statement that its president, Sepp Blatter, and secretary general, Jerome Valcke, will not travel to Canada for Sunday's Women's World Cup final. Joao Havelange, Blatter's predecessor, handed the USA the Women's World Cup trophy in 1991 and Blatter did the same in 1999. It's been suggested Blatter and Valcke would be ill-advised to leave Switzerland after the Federal indictment against nine current and former FIFA officials and five sports marketing executives. (Reuters)


FIFA Film Director Full of Regrets