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US to play Cuba in new Nations League at Washington, DC

Aug. 19, 2019 4:28 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The United States' home game against Cuba in the first CONCACAF Nations League will be played at Audi Field in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 11. The site was announced Monday by the U.S. Soccer Federation, which has yet to say where the Nov. 15 home match against Canada will be played. As part...

Mass shootings have Latinos worried about being targets

Aug. 12, 2019 7:12 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When Michelle Otero arrived at an art show featuring Mexican-American women, the first thing she did was scan the room. Two exits. One security guard. Then she thought to herself: If a shooter bursts in, how do my husband and I get out of here alive? Otero, who is Mexican-American...

US men's soccer to play Uruguay at St Louis on Sept 10

Jul. 25, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. men's soccer team will play Uruguay in an exhibition at St. Louis' Busch Stadium on Sept. 10, four days after the Americans face Mexico at East Rutherford, New Jersey. The match, announced Thursday, is the final friendly of the year for the Americans. Both games are on FIFA dates,...

US men's soccer to play Mexico in New Jersey on Sept 6

Jul. 15, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. men's soccer team will follow its loss to Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final by playing El Tri in an exhibition on Sept. 6 at East Rutherford, New Jersey. The match, announced Monday, is among two September exhibitions the Americans have planned. The U.S. lost to Mexico 1-0 in...

CONCACAF limits direct World Cup qualifying to top 6

Jul. 10, 2019 1:35 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — CONCACAF is limiting direct qualifying for the World Cup to only its six highest-ranked nations. The regional governing body for North and Central America and the Caribbean announced a new qualifying format on Wednesday and scrapped the early stages that led to the six-nation final round in...

Woman injured in 40-foot fall at Chicago's Soldier Field

Jul. 8, 2019 7:43 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Police say a woman was hospitalized after accidentally falling about 40 feet (12 meters) from an upper level at Chicago's Soldier Field while attending a men's soccer tournament. Chicago police said in a statement that the 23-year-old woman was taken to a hospital in stable condition...

US men fail to follow women, lose Gold Cup final to Mexico

Jul. 8, 2019 2:32 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. men's soccer players showed how far, far behind they are the women. Hours after the American women won their fourth World Cup, the men were outplayed by Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final. Jonathan Dos Santos scored in the 73rd minute to give the El Tri a 1-0 victory Sunday...

US lineup unchanged for Gold Cup final vs Mexico

Jul. 7, 2019 8:11 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter left his starting lineup unchanged for Sunday night's CONCACAF Gold Cup final against Mexico and made Weston McKennie captain for the first time. Zack Steffen was in goal for the defending champions, with Reggie Cannon at right back, Matt Miazga and Aaron Long in...

Berhalter criticizes CONCACAF for not using video review

Jul. 6, 2019 9:40 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter has criticized soccer officials for not using video review in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. While FIFA instituted video assistant referees for last year's men's World Cup and this year's Women's World Cup, the Confederation of North and Central American and Caribbean...

US men also seek soccer title, face Mexico for Gold Cup

Jul. 6, 2019 7:52 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Remember the U.S. men's soccer team? It's also playing for a trophy on Sunday, taking on Mexico at Soldier Field in the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, the championship of North and Central America and the Caribbean. Gone from the national sports consciousness since its October 2017 loss at...