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Rotation not just MLB: US uses 33 in 6 World Cup qualifiers

Oct. 14, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Getting through the first six games of World Cup qualifying has taken a village for the United States. Rotation isn't just a focus of baseball teams this fall. It's a key for U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter. Twenty-nine players have...

US soccer has Jekyll & Hyde personality ahead of Costa Rica

Oct. 12, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. soccer team has a Jekyll and Hyde personality that makes it difficult to determine which will show for Wednesday night’s World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica. During last weekend’s 1-0 loss at Panama, the Americans were as stagnant...

Still building home-field advantage, US stumbles on road

Oct. 11, 2021 13:21 PM EDT

PANAMA CITY, Panama (AP) — Walker Zimmerman marveled at the crowd in Estadio Rommel Fernández, almost all dressed in the Panamanian team color of red, a mass that throbbed in unison and buzzed like a hornet's nest after the hosts took the lead. “It was a great...

Panama wins qualifier 1-0 as Berhalter shuffles US lineup

Oct. 11, 2021 06:14 AM EDT

PANAMA CITY, Panama (AP) — Kellyn Acosta walked off with his head bandaged, Matt Turner juggled multiple balls that were tossed in during the final few minutes, when security twice chased fans off the field. On a humid night in Central America, the United States wilted...

Youthful energy lifts US in grueling World Cup qualifying

Oct. 08, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Yunus Musah’s place in the U.S. lineup wasn’t certain until 24 hours before kickoff, when coach Greg Berhalter received a text message revealing the 18-year-old’s COVID-19 test had come back negative. So the midfielder was inserted alongside...

Pepi scores 2 more goals, lifts US over Jamaica in qualifier

Oct. 08, 2021 01:21 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ricardo Pepi and the young Americans saw a red, white and blue crowd, a scene seldom at past U.S. World Cup qualifiers, then dominated Jamaica behind the new 18-year-old sensation and moved into first place. “We’re just sitting there and we’re...

Zimmerman, Musah, Arriola enter US lineup vs Jamaica

Oct. 07, 2021 19:04 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Walker Zimmerman, Yunus Musah and Paul Arriola were given their first starts of this World Cup qualifying cycle and Weston McKennie returned from a two-match banishment when the United States played Jamaica on Thursday night. Goalkeeper Matt Turner,...

Self-proclaimed Jedi, Robinson impresses with goals and flip

Oct. 05, 2021 20:03 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Antonee Robinson gave himself the nickname Jedi as a kid, and he followed the goal that sparked the United States’ comeback against Honduras with a backflip that would have fit into a “Star Wars” duel. “It’s a celebration I’ve been...

Blaze destroys much of island off Honduras' northern coast

Oct. 03, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — A blaze that ripped through a small, densely populated cay along a Honduran island destroyed about 40% of the area and left hundreds homeless the island's mayor said Sunday. Guanaja Mayor Spurgeon Miller told The Associated Press that 130...

Venegas, Ortiz added to Costa Rica for World Cup qualifiers

Oct. 01, 2021 03:53 AM EDT

Alajuense midfielder Johan Venegas and Herediano forward José Guillermo Ortiz were among five additions to Costa Rica’s roster Thursday for World Cup qualifiers against Honduras, El Salvador and the United States. Herediano midfielder Orlando Galo, Muncipal Grecia...