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Four years ago, the USA completed its Gold Cup preparations by beating Guatemala, 6-0, in San Diego and went on to win the regional title. This time around, Nashville staged the final prep game, and
on Friday the Americans took care of business with a 4-0 victory despite Jozy Altidore failing to convert a penalty kick. Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann started a lineup that
will closely resemble his first-choice squad in the group phase and also used all six available subs. The USA starts its Gold Cup schedule against Honduras Tuesday.
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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.
WHAT THEY'RE SAYING
"It's nerve-wracking. It's brutal. And I'm not saying this because I'm sitting on the bench and not playing, but it's taking years off my life. I now understand why parents say how stressful it is
because you don't have any control about what is going on unless you are on the pitch."
-- U.S. star Abby Wambach, who has not started the last
two games at the Women's World Cup. (Toronto Sun)