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Jul 3, 3:32 AM EDT
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Gold Cup: Klinsmann gives Dempsey's captaincy to Bradley
Jul 3, 2:53 AM EDT
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
Jul 3, 2:52 AM EDT
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Video Pick: Freddy Adu -- Good News, Bad News
Jul 3, 2:08 AM EDT
The good news is that Freddy Adu scored an impressive free kick goal. The bad news is that it came ...
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Jul 3, 2:06 AM EDT
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Jul 2, 10:37 PM EDT
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Our MLS Best of June awards
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Jul 2, 9:11 PM EDT
If the USA unequivocally leads the soccer world in something, it's championships for kids.
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Jul 2, 8:52 PM EDT
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Jul 2, 8:26 PM EDT
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Development Academy quarterfinals set
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Lalas Responds to Donovan's Twitter Jibe at Klinsmann
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Benfica Coach Poised to Join Sporting
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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|
|"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