• Hexagonal Countdown: Probable Lineups and TV/Radio (Day 1)
    USA-MEXICO Feb. 28, 7:30 pm ET. Columbus Crew Stadium (Columbus, Ohio). TV: Live ESPN2, Telemundo; Tape Telemundo 11:30 ET, March 1 12:30 am PT. Radio: Futbol de Primera. USA -- Friedel; Sanneh, Agoos, Pope, Regis; Stewart, Armas, Reyna, Jones; McBride, Moore. Mexico -- Campos; Carmona, Marquez, Suarez, Macias, M.A. Ruiz; Pardo, Villa, Luna; Hernandez, Borgetti. Referee: Rodolfo Sibrian (El Salvador). COSTA RICA-HONDURAS Feb. 28, 9 pm ET. Saprissa Stadium (San Jose). TV: Live CCN Closed-Circuit (800-897-8181). Radio: Radio Unica. Costa Rica -- Mesen; J.Drummond, Martinez, Castro, Parks; Bryce, Cordero, Lopez, Medford; Gomez, Fonseca. Honduras -- Valladares; Reyes, Caballero, Medina, Guerrero; ...
  • College: Women's Division I field may expand to 64 teams
    News from the NCAA Division I women's soccer committee meeting in Santa Fe, N.M.: ò Expansion of the women's Division I field from 48 to 64 teams is the Division I Championships/Competition Cabinet's highest priority for 2001-02 along with men's soccer (32 to 48). ò Southern Methodist University in Dallas is hosting the 2001 final, and 2002 is set for the University of Texas at Austin. ò The following 20 conferences were recommended for automatic qualification (if bracket expansion is not approved): the America East, Atlantic Coast, Atlantic 10, Big East, Big Ten, Big 12, Big West, Mid-American, Midwestern Collegiate, ...
  • College: NCAA committee to consider sites for Division I men's finals
    News from the NCAA Division I men's soccer committee meeting in Key Largo, Fla.: ò The NCAA Division I men's soccer committee will pick the College Cup sites for 2002, 2003, 2004 and possibly 2005 at its April 17 meeting. Bidders include Berkeley, Calif.; Columbus, Ohio; Dallas; and Virginia Beach, Va. Columbus Crew Stadium hosts this year's event Dec. 14 and 16. ò Expansion of the men's field from 32 to 48 teams is the Division I Championships/Competition Cabinet's highest priority for 2001-02 along with women's soccer (48 to 64). ò If the NCAA Executive Committee approves the expansion at ...
  • U.S. Abroad Weekend (Feb. 23-25)
    Update on Americans in Europe Croatia Erik Kuster, Cakonec (D1) started (68 min.) vs. Sibenik (1-0) Denmark Will Orben, Viborg (SL) winter break England Gregg Berhalter, Crystal Palace (D1), started (90 min.) vs. Sheffield United (0-1). Brad Friedel, Blackburn (D1), started (90 min.) vs. Bolton (5-1). Ben Olsen, Nottingham Forest (D1), DNP vs. Grimsby Town (3-1) Marcus Hahnemann, Fulham (D1) DNP vs. vs. Gillingham (2-0) Eddie Lewis, Fulham (D1) DNP vs. vs. Gillingham (2-0) Joe-Max Moore, Everton (PL), DNP vs. Ipswich Town (0-2) Ian Feuer, Wimbledon (D1), DNP vs. Queens Park Rangers (5-0) Brian McBride, Preston North End (D1), DNP ...
  • Hexagonal: U.S. beats Mexico, 2-0
    Josh Wolff scored one goal and set up another to lead the United States to a 2-0 win over Mexico before a full house in Columbus. Wolff scored to give the United States the lead when Clint Mathis fed him with a long pass and he beat Jorge Canpos to score into the open net. After showing little in the first half, the Americans created all kinds of trouble for Mexico early in the second half. Mathis, in particular, was outstanding. The Mexicans pressed for the equalizer. The insertion of Miguel Zepeda brought new life into the Mexican attack. Paco ...
  • USA-Mexico Update: McBride injured
    Brian McBride took a blow to the right eye when he collided with Alberto Macias and had to be replaced by Josh Wolff in the 15th minute when his eye shut. Score: 0-0.
  • USA-Mexico: Starting Lineups & Subs
    USA-MEXICO Feb. 28, 7:30 pm ET. Columbus Crew Stadium (Columbus, Ohio). TV: Live ESPN2, Telemundo; Tape Telemundo 11:30 ET, March 1 12:30 am PT. Radio: Futbol de Primera. USA -- Friedel; Sanneh, Agoos, Pope, Regis; Stewart, Armas, Reyna, Jones; McBride, Moore. Reserves: Meola, Hejduk, Donovan, Mathis, Wolff, Llamosa, Williams. Mexico -- Campos; Carmona, Marquez, Suarez, Macias, M.A. Ruiz; Pardo, Villa, Luna; Hernandez, Palencia. Reserves: Perez, O.Blanco, Zepeda, Coyote, V. Ruiz, Arellano, Borgetti. Referee: Rodolfo Sibrian (El Salvador).
  • Hexagonal: Jamaica defeats T&T, 1-0, on Marshall goal
    Jamaica claimed the first three points in the Hexagonal with a 1-0 win over Caribbean rival Trinidad & Tobago on a goal by Miami Fusion's Tyrone Marshall. The Lindsey Wilson and FIU product, called into the Reggae Boyz squad last season, scored the game's lone goal in the 15th minute.
  • MLS Coaches: The Four New Guys on the Block
    Quartet of head coaches take over teams with lots of questions Frank Yallop can be forgiven, and he can be believed, when he says, "My head is spinning with all this." With all of two weeks under his belt as the San Jose Earthquakes' head coach, Yallop set off Feb. 17 with his team for games and training in Mexico. As one of four new head coaches in MLS for 2001, Yallop is in the toughest situation. He's the only one without previous head-coaching experience, he's taken over the worst team in the league, and the NHL's ...
  • USA-Mexico Update: Reyna follows McBride to bench
    Halftime Score: 0-0. Suffering from a groin injury, U.S. playmaker Claudio Reyna was forced to leave the game in the 43rd minute. Reyna, who was replaced by Clint Mathis, was the second U.S. player to go off in the first half after Brian McBride. Little action in the first half: Mexico's Braulio Luna had the first shot on goal in the 40th minute. Yellow cards: USA -- Wolff (dubious foul on Carmona) 40; Mexico -- Marquez (high tackle on Wolff) 36.
  • USA-Mexico: Probable Lineups & TV/Radio
    USA-MEXICO Feb. 28, 7:30 pm ET. Columbus Crew Stadium (Columbus, Ohio). TV: Live ESPN2, Telemundo; Tape Telemundo 11:30 ET, March 1 12:30 am PT. Radio: Futbol de Primera. USA -- Friedel; Sanneh, Agoos, Pope, Regis; Stewart, Armas, Reyna, Jones; McBride, Moore. Mexico -- Campos; Carmona, Marquez, Suarez, Macias, M.A. Ruiz; Pardo, Villa, Luna; Hernandez, Borgetti. Referee: Rodolfo Sibrian (El Salvador).
  • USA-Mexico Update: Wolff gives U.S. lead in 47th minute
    Score: USA, 1-0. Josh Wolff scored to give the United States the lead when Clint Mathis fed him with a long pass and he beat Jorge Canpos to score into the open net.
  • U.S. Soccer: Armas, Milbrett take Player of the Year awards
    U.S. Soccer named U.S. midfielder Chris Armas its Chevrolet Male Athlete of the Year and named U.S. striker Tiffeny Milbrett its Chevrolet Female Athlete of the Year. The Federation handed out its annual awards in Columbus, Ohio, where the U.S. men will compete against Mexico in a World Cup qualifier tomorrow night at Columbus Crew Stadium in a match televised live on ESPN2 and Telemundo at 7:30 p.m. (ET). U.S. Soccer also announced its Young Male Athlete of the Year and Young Female Athlete of the Year awards, which went to U.S. national and Olympic team forward Landon Donovan and ...
  • MLS preseason games update (Feb. 8-27)
    The following are results from MLS preseason games: Feb. 27 in Lisbon, Portugal Sporting Lisbon* 1 Colorado Rapids 0. Goal: na 15. Colorado -- Adin Brown, Scott Vermillion, Chris Martinez, Ryan Lee, Lance Key, Ross Paule, Geoff Aunger (Aljosa Asanovic 46), Jason Moore (Paul Bravo 46), Arkadiusz Kubik (Eric Lukin 65, Junior Agogo, Wes Hart (Jair 65). *First Division Feb. 27 in Lisbon, Portugal FC Belenenses 3 Kansas City Wizards 2. Goals: na 27, own goal 38, na 41; Lassiter (Glasgow) 22, Johnston 70. Kansas City -- Oshoniyi, Green (Jakins 46), Prideaux, Garcia, Zavagnin (Johnson 46), McKeon, Brown (Gregor 46), ...
  • MLS: Team by team notes
    D.C. United D.C. United continues to train at RFK Stadium ... A scrimmage against Georgetown University scheduled for Feb. 24 was cancelled after a snowstorm rendered the pitch unplayable ... United resumed workouts Feb. 27 and have a number of scrimmages scheduled against local college teams and the Richmond Kickers during the next several weeks ... United departs for Spring Training on Monday, March 12 ... Forward Jaime Moreno continues to rehabilitate his right knee after having arthroscopic surgery in late January, and is tentatively expected to return to the training pitch at Spring Training ... Missing from camp: Marco ...