[CONFEDERATIONS CUP] Its first appearance in a FIFA final matches the USA against mighty Brazil, which beat the Americans, 3-0, in group play but ... Read the whole story
[CONFEDERATIONS CUP] U.S. players should be encouraged if they witnessed Brazil's lackluster performance in defeating host South Africa, 1-0, to earn a final date ... Read the whole story
"There are sure to be some Betfair bettors praying for a U.S. victory. With the small matter of $51,000 to be won if they do."
-- Tony Calvin, spokesman for online betting emporium Betfair, which offered odds of 999-to-1 on the USA winning the Confederations Cup and received just $51 on that bet. The USA, which Betfair gave 699-to-1 odds to reach the semifinals, faces Brazil in the final on Sunday. (New York Times)
[STATS] That Brazil scored its Confederations Cup semifinal-winning goal against South Africa with a Daniel Alves free kick from just outside the penalty area ... Read the whole story
[CONFEDERATIONS CUP] On Sunday, the USA faces Brazil in the 2009 Confederations Cup final in South Africa and Spain meets South Africa for third ... Read the whole story
[GOLD CUP] The USA's 23-man roster for the Gold Cup (July 3-26) includes seven players who have never seen national team action. Just six ... Read the whole story
[MLS PREDICTIONS] SuperLiga commitments leaves just eight teams playing four games this weekend, and three of the teams also played Wednesday. The Crew can ... Read the whole story