|STORY OF THE DAY!|
USA-Costa Rica Takeaways: USA doesn't mess around
| The USA isn't going to mess around with Olympic women's qualifying. It wasn't the 14-0 rout of its opener against the Dominican Republic four years ago, but the 5-0 win over Costa Rica was impressive
enough: the opening goal, by Alex Morgan, came after 12 seconds, and three goals were scored in the first 15 minutes. |
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|WHAT THEY'RE SAYING|
|"How are you then going to earn the respect of the entire world and players across the world, as well as FAs, if you couldn't even take care of your own?"|
-- FIFA presidential candidate
Prince Ali of Jordan on rival candidate Sheikh Salman of Bahrain. Bahraini national team players alleged they were tortured by government forces while detained for attending
pro-democracy events in 2011. (ESPN FC)