|STORY OF THE DAY!|
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, from the penalty spot, and Kelley O'Hara, who finished off the best sequence of soccer the
Americans have offered this tournament.|
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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|
|"Congratulations to the USA. They had the better chances, and from that one can say they deserved the win." |
-- Germany defender Annike Krahn after her team's 2-0 loss to the
USA in the Women's World Cup semifinal. Krahn was called for the penalty kick for foul on Alex Morgan that looked just outside the box. (Sueddeutsche Zeitung)