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Soccer: US 2, Panama 0: US takes over first in qualifying

SEATTLE - Jozy Altidore continued his scoring blitz with a goal in his third straight match, Eddie Johnson thrilled his home club fans with a goal in the 53rd minute, and the United States seized first place in its World Cup qualifying group with a 2-0 win over Panama on Tuesday.

June 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
World Cup qualifying: USA 1, Costa Rica 0: US digs out from the snow

World Cup qualifying: USA 1, Costa Rica 0: US digs out from the snow

Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley celebrate Dempsey's goal that helped the U.S. jump from last to second in its World Cup qualifying group.

March 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
World Cup qualifying: USA 1, Costa Rica 0: US digs out from the snow

World Cup qualifying: USA 1, Costa Rica 0: US digs out from the snow

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. - On a snowy night more suitable to slaloms than soccer, Clint Dempsey scored early in his first start as the American captain and the United States beat Costa Rica 1-0 on Friday in a key qualifier for next year's World Cup.

March 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
World Baseball Classic: USA 7, PUerto Rico 1: For a change, US leads from start to finish

World Baseball Classic: USA 7, PUerto Rico 1: For a change, US leads from start to finish

Puerto Rico's Angel Pagan is unable to prevent a double by David Wright in the eighth inning that scored three U.S. runs.

March 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
World Baseball Classic: USA 7, PUerto Rico 1: For a change, US leads from start to finish

World Baseball Classic: USA 7, PUerto Rico 1: For a change, US leads from start to finish

Ryan Braun of the United States is congratulated by Shane Victorio after Braun scored in the first inning, giving the Americans their first early lead so far in four games of the WBC.

March 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
World Baseball Classic: USA 7, PUerto Rico 1: For a change, US leads from start to finish

World Baseball Classic: USA 7, PUerto Rico 1: For a change, US leads from start to finish

MIAMI - Gio Gonzalez gave Team USA its best start yet, and David Wright provided a big finish.

March 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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USA 0, canada 0: Playing musical lineups, US earns draw

HOUSTON - The United States prepared for its opening game in the final round of World Cup qualifying with a dull 0-0 draw against Canada on Tuesday as defender Omar Gonzalez returned to the American national team lineup after a two-year absence.

January 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Soccer: Solo now part of duo, and happy

Soccer: Solo now part of duo, and happy

PORTLAND, Ore. - Hope Solo diffused the drama surrounding her personal life as the gold medal-winning U.S. women's soccer team prepared for an exhibition match against Ireland.

November 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
soccer: Solo now part of duo, and happy

soccer: Solo now part of duo, and happy

Happily married - despite contrary reports - U.S. goalie Hope Solo hits the field to prepare for tonight's game.

November 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Soccer: US 3, Guatemala 1: Dempsey makes sure US advances

Soccer: US 3, Guatemala 1: Dempsey makes sure US advances

Forward Clint Dempsey scores his second straight goal ahead of Guatemala defender Ruben Morales, giving the U.S. team a 3-1 lead in the 36th minute.

October 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Soccer: US 3, Guatemala 1: Dempsey makes sure US advances

Soccer: US 3, Guatemala 1: Dempsey makes sure US advances

U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard blocks a shot by Guatemala. Howard credited the Kansas City fans for helping the Americans advance. "It was an awesome crowd - 16,000. If you'd have told me 40,000, I would have believed it," he said.

October 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Soccer: US 3, Guatemala 1: Dempsey makes sure US advances

Soccer: US 3, Guatemala 1: Dempsey makes sure US advances

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Clint Dempsey is precisely the kind of scrappy player that Jurgen Klinsmann covets on his teams, an attacker who is willing to throw his body around for the greater good.

October 17, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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US men's Soccer: Late bloomer Gordon out to cap-ture glory

US men's Soccer: Late bloomer Gordon out to cap-ture glory

Forward Alan Gordon, who turns 31 on Tuesday, is looking for his first appearance for the U.S. national team. "It doesn't matter what age I am. I'm playing good soccer right now," said the former Yavapai College star.

October 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
US men's Soccer: Late bloomer Gordon out to cap-ture glory

US men's Soccer: Late bloomer Gordon out to cap-ture glory

MIAMI - Alan Gordon celebrates his 31st birthday Tuesday. Maybe U.S. Soccer will give him a cap.

October 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Boxing: Mich. teen Claressa Shields a bright spot for awful US team

LONDON - Claressa Shields ducked one punch, deftly leaned away from another and stuck her tongue out at her Russian opponent. Just an American teenager having a little fun.

August 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
London Olympics: Gymnastics: Aly's turn to have the floor

London Olympics: Gymnastics: Aly's turn to have the floor

Aly Raisman, twisting her way to gold in the floor exercise, said "to have that come the day of the Olympic final, that's what you work for your whole life."

August 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
London Olympics: Gymnastics: Aly's turn to have the floor

London Olympics: Gymnastics: Aly's turn to have the floor

Raisman hugs teammate Jordyn Wieber, left, seventh in the floor. Afterward, Wieber said she had been competing with a stress fracture in her right leg.

August 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Gymnastics: Aly's turn to have the floor

Gymnastics: Aly's turn to have the floor

LONDON - The finish to Aly Raisman's Olympics was so much more fabulous than the start.

August 08, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Women's basketball: Second string leads US to another easy victory

Women's basketball: Second string leads US to another easy victory

Team USA's Diana Taurasi, who plays for the Phoenix Mercuty, scores two of her seven points against Turkey.

August 02, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Women's basketball: Second string leads US to another easy victory

Women's basketball: Second string leads US to another easy victory

LONDON - Geno Auriemma attributes the U.S. women's basketball team's success over the past four Olympics to one simple thing: depth.

August 02, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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