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Dempsey leads U.S. past Honduras in Gold Cup opener

Frisco, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – Clint Dempsey scored on either side of the intermission as the United States men’s national team opened its 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup campaign with a 2-1 win over Honduras in Group A action on Tuesday at Toyota Stadium. Jurgen Klinsmann’s side came into the tournament opener riding a nice wave of positive form after four straight ... Read More »

Italian legend Pirlo joins NYC

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New York City FC announced on Monday that the club has signed Italian midfielder Andrea Pirlo as its third Designated Player. The move comes just one month after Pirlo started in the Champions League final for Juventus, and he joins David Villa and Frank Lampard as the third DP for NYC. “I have been wanting ... Read More »

Cosmos Extend NASL Unbeaten Streak with Draw

The Cosmos came from behind against Indy Eleven, as substitute Walter Restrepo scored a second half equalizer to earn a 1-1 draw at home. By Cosmos News Service HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (July 5, 2015) –  The New York Cosmos remain without a loss in league play this year after a 1-1 draw against Indy Eleven at home on Sunday night in their Fall Season ... Read More »

U.S. women thrash Japan to claim third World Cup title

Vancouver, BC (SportsNetwork.com) – Carli Lloyd scored a hat trick inside the opening 20 minutes on Sunday as the United States women’s national team claimed its third World Cup title in style, rolling to a 5-2 thrashing of Japan at BC Place. The Americans entered Sunday’s final with a bit of revenge on their minds after falling to Japan in ... Read More »

Villa helps NYC sink Impact

Montreal, QC (SportsNetwork.com) – David Villa’s free kick in the 82nd minute lifted New York City FC to a 2-1 win over the Montreal Impact at Saputo Stadium on Saturday. Villa notched his second brace of the season as he opened the scoring in the 34th minute for NYC, which captured its fourth win in five games. Ignacio Piatti’s penalty ... Read More »

Finlay’s brace leads Crew SC past Red Bulls

Columbus, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – A goal in each half from Ethan Finlay propelled Columbus Crew SC to a 2-1 win over Red Bull New York at MAPFRE Stadium on Saturday. Anatole Abang scored eight minutes into the match to put New York in front, but Finlay replied in the 33rd to level the contest before netting the winning tally in ... Read More »

Cosmos Fall to Red Bulls in US Open Cup

Cosmos suffer first defeat of the season in road loss. HARRISON, NJ (July 1, 2015) – The New York Cosmos saw their U.S. Open Cup run and their unbeaten record in 2015 come to an end with a 4-1 loss to the New York Red Bulls in front of a crowd of 11,442 at Red Bull Arena. “I think the ... Read More »

Lloyd leads U.S. past Germany, into WWC final

Montreal, QC (SportsNetwork.com) – Carli Lloyd scored a second-half penalty kick and added an assist on Tuesday as the United States booked its place in the Women’s World Cup final with a 2-0 victory over Germany at the Olympic Stadium. Lloyd scored in the knockout round win over Colombia as well and in the 1-0 quarterfinal win over China. Kelley ... Read More »

U.S. tops Colombia to reach quarterfinals

Edmonton, AB (SportsNetwork.com) – Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd scored second- half goals on Monday as the United States advanced to the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup with a gritty 2-0 victory over 10-player Colombia at Commonwealth Stadium. The Americans are coming off a good showing in the group stage as they won the group and conceded only one ... Read More »