[U.S. SPOTLIGHT] The USA opens its 2012 campaign with a friendly against Venezuela Saturday at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. (TV: ... Read the whole story
[CONCACAF WOMEN'S OLYMPIC QUALIFYING] They scraped into the 2011 World Cup via a playoff with Italy after losing a semifinal qualifier against Mexico, and ... Read the whole story
"Alcoholic drinks are part of the FIFA World Cup, so we're going to have them. Excuse me if I sound a bit arrogant but that's something we won't negotiate."
-- FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke, stating in no uncertain terms that the Brazilian government will have to back down from its no-beer policy at sporting events as part of the World Cup Law whose passage has been delayed in the Brazilian congress. (Reuters)
[SCOREBOARD] Christine Sinclair, Canada's all-time leading scorer, had four goals and an assist to lead host Canada to a 6-0 win over Haiti in ... Read the whole story
[AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS] Among the continental championships, the Africa Cup of Nations ranks up there, just behind the European Championship and Copa America ... Read the whole story
[DATEBOOK] The Africa Cup of Nations kicks off this weekend with doubleheaders Saturday and Sunday in Equatorial Guinea, one of the two hosts. Play ... Read the whole story
[U.S. UNDER-17 MEN] The U.S. under-17 national team defeated Denmark, 3-2, in their second game of the 2012 Mercedes-Benz Aegean Cup in Turkey. Twice ... Read the whole story