Stories tagged: CONCACAF
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
U.S. World Cup hopes in jeopardy after 2-0 loss to Costa Rica
The United States put its hopes of an eighth straight World Cup berth in peril, giving up a pair of goals to Marco Urena in a 2-0 defeat to Costa …
Mon., July 24, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
No Mexico in the final match? U.S. soccer squad says it doesn’t matter
The matchup in the Gold Cup final is not the one CONCACAF privately wanted, because a U.S.-Mexico showdown elevates ticket sales and stirs curiosity beyond the region’s borders. It’s not …
Wed., June 14, 2017, 8:14 a.m.
FS1 draws biggest audience for qualifier for U.S.-Mexico
The United States’ 1-1 draw at Mexico in a World Cup qualifier Sunday night drew the biggest audience for such a game in FS1 history, according to Nielsen Media Research. …
Sat., June 10, 2017, 6:12 p.m.
U.S. players thinking of 3 points in Mexico, not border wall
Getting three points, not heightened political tension between the United States and Mexico, is the focus of American players going into Sunday night’s World Cup qualifier at Azteca Stadium. Tim …
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 9:03 p.m.
Christian Pulisic scores twice, U.S. beats Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 in qualifying
Christian Pulisic rescued the United States with a pair of second-half goals, and the Americans beat Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 to move into third place at the halfway point in …
Tue., May 2, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
Orlando and Harrison, New Jersey, likely to host US
The U.S. Soccer Federation is closing in on agreements to host its last two home World Cup qualifiers in Orlando, Florida, against Costa Rica on Sept., 1 and Harrison, New …
Fri., April 21, 2017, 10:50 a.m.
Mexico coach expects ‘very different’ U.S. in June qualifier
Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio expects a “very different” United States team when the teams meet in Azteca Stadium in June in a World Cup qualifying game. Mexico beat the …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 6:42 p.m.
After home loss, US seeks 1st qualifying win at Costa Rica
After s home loss against Mexico in Columbus, Ohio, in the opener of CONCACAF’s hexagonal, the U.S. seeks its 1st World Cup qualifying win in Costa Rica, where the Americans …
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Mexico wins 1st World Cup qualifier in US since 1972
Rafa Marquez scored a tiebreaking goal on a header in the 89th minute, giving Mexico a 2-1 win Friday night and its first victory at the United States in World …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 6:01 p.m.
Specter of politics hangs over US-Mexico match
When the U.S. and Mexico meet in a World Cup qualifier Friday night in Ohio, the intense rivals will play against a backdrop of amped-up political vitriol provoked by Donald …
Tue., April 12, 2016, 6:51 p.m.
Newsmakers: Ottawa fires coach Dave Cameron
Wed., March 16, 2016, 12:32 p.m.
FIFA acknowledges World Cup hosting bribes, asks U.S. for cash
GENEVA – FIFA acknowledged Wednesday that past World Cups were awarded based on bribes, and the organization wants U.S. prosecutors to give it “tens of millions of dollars” seized from …
Mon., Feb. 15, 2016, 10:41 p.m.
Crystal Dunn scores 5 goals as U.S. routs Puerto Rico 10-0
The U.S. women’s soccer team’s younger reserves not only didn’t disappoint in their Group A finale in CONCACAF qualifying for the Rio Olympics, they delivered a record performance.
Wed., Sept. 23, 2015
Seattle Sounders face a true must-win match
TUKWILA, Wash. – The Seattle Sounders have at least the gift of clarity Wednesday, when the Vancouver Whitecaps visit CenturyLink Field. There is no aggregate score to figure, no away …
Thu., Sept. 10, 2015
Mexico TV uses Donald Trump to heat soccer rivalry
One of Mexico’s leading television networks is using the words of Republican presidential aspirant Donald Trump to bump up the already heated rivalry between the U.S. and Mexico men’s national …
Thu., Aug. 6, 2015
Sounders get goal and point in CCL opener
VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Seattle Sounders had gone 433 minutes without a goal. Then one finally went in late Wednesday, and they made it count, opening CONCACAF Champions League with …
Sat., July 25, 2015
In brief: Usain Bolt wins 100 meters in Diamond League
MISCELLANY: Usain Bolt returned to form by winning the 100 meters in the Diamond League at London’s Olympic Stadium in 9.87 seconds on Friday. After a poor start, Bolt struggled …
Fri., July 24, 2015
Panama federation calls Gold Cup refereeing ’insulting’
PANAMA CITY – The Panamanian Football Federation has demanded the removal of CONCACAF’s referee selection panel after describing the officiating in the Gold Cup semifinal loss to Mexico as “insulting …
UPDATED: Wed., July 22, 2015, 6:58 p.m.
Jamaica stuns U.S. in Gold Cup semifinals
ATLANTA — The United States had everything on its side. History. A raucous home crowd. And, supposedly, the better team.
UPDATED: Sat., July 18, 2015, 7:03 p.m.
Clint Dempsey’s 3 goals lift U.S. over Cuba, into Gold Cup semis
BALTIMORE — Clint Dempsey walked away with the game ball for one of the few times in his career. With his first international hat trick, he boosted the United States …
Sat., July 4, 2015
Americans beat Honduras 4-0 in Gold Cup warm-up
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Clint Dempsey wants to look ahead to helping the U.S. defend its CONCACAF Gold Cup title and not back to his confrontation with a referee that caused …
UPDATED: Fri., July 3, 2015, 7:53 p.m.
Clint Dempsey scores as U.S. beats Guatemala
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Clint Dempsey wants to look ahead to helping the U.S. defend its CONCACAF Gold Cup title and not back to his confrontation with a referee that caused …
Tue., Oct. 21, 2014
U.S. ousts Haiti 6-0 on way to semifinals
WASHINGTON – The U.S. women’s soccer team completed Part I of its trip to the 2015 World Cup, dominating play Monday night in a 6-0 win over Haiti to finish …
UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2013, 9:46 p.m.
Donovan’s 2 goals lead U.S. into Gold Cup final
Landon Donovan scored two goals and set up another, and the United States beat Honduras 3-1 on Wednesday night to advance to the CONCACAF Gold Cup final.
Wed., Oct. 24, 2012
Dream comes true
The dream was over. As far as Marcus Hahnemann was concerned, hopes of finishing an accomplished soccer career with the Seattle Sounders – his hometown team – had come and …
Sun., June 26, 2011
Mexico rallies to overwhelm U.S. in CONCACAF Gold Cup
LOS ANGELES – In some ways Saturday night’s Gold Cup final at the Rose Bowl followed form. For the third time in as many tournaments the title game matched the …