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Villa, NYCFC hold off Orlando City in eight-goal thriller

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – David Villa scored on either side of the intermission on Sunday as New York City FC held on to earn a 5-3 victory over expansion cousins Orlando City SC at Yankee Stadium. The clubs met on the opening weekend of the season back in March at the Citrus Bowl and played to a 1-1 draw. ... Read More »

U.S. falls to Jamaica in Gold Cup semis

Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) – Giles Barnes struck for the first-half winner on Wednesday as the United States crashed out of the Gold Cup in the semifinals thanks to a 2-1 upset at the hands of Jamaica at the Georgia Dome. Jurgen Klinsmann’s men came into the semifinal round riding a nice wave of confidence following a 6-0 drubbing of Cuba ... Read More »

Dempsey nets hat trick as U.S. rolls

Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) – The United States rolled to a 6-0 Gold Cup quarterfinal win over Cuba on Saturday as Clint Dempsey scored a hat trick to lead the Americans to semifinals. The U.S. took firm control of the match with four first-half goals, including one from Dempsey in the fourth minute, while the Seattle Sounders striker added two more ... 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 »

U.S. heads home after dramatic loss to Belgium

(Tuesday, July 1) Final Score: Brazil 2. USA 1 Salvador, Brazil (SportsNetwork.com) – The United States’ World Cup journey came to a heartbreaking end on Tuesday as the Stars and Stripes suffered a 2-1 extra time defeat to Belgium at the Arena Fonte Nova. Jurgen Klinsmann’s side accomplished its initial goal in Brazil by advancing out of the supposed “Group of ... Read More »

U.S. keen to surprise Belgium

Salvador, Brazil (SportsNetwork.com) – The United States did well to emerge from the “Group of Death,” but the Americans are keen on making further waves in the World Cup, starting with Tuesday’s clash with Belgium at the Arena Fonte Nova. After opening Group G play with a last-gasp 2-1 win over Ghana, the Americans looked certain to progress to the ... Read More »