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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...

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...

Pepi decision proving big for U.S. as goal scoring star

Oct. 07, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Just two months ago, Ricardo Pepi didn't know which national team he wanted to play for. He ultimately picked the United States over Mexico, a choice that is paying off in a big way for the Americans. It likely will pay big for...

MLS All-Star game goes to Minnesota's Allianz Field in 2022

Oct. 05, 2021 15:57 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The MLS All-Star Game will have another first-time host next season. Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber announced the award of the summer showcase Tuesday at a ceremony at Allianz Field, where the MLS All-Stars will face a...

Atlanta, other U.S. cities make pitch for 2026 World Cup

Sep. 17, 2021 16:46 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — After being slowed by the pandemic, the race among 17 U.S. cities to land a coveted spot hosting the 2026 World Cup is back on. Two FIFA inspectors were in Atlanta Friday to get a look at 72,000-seat Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home of a record-setting Major...

Robinson, Pepi, US flip WCup qualifier, beat Honduras 4-1

Sep. 09, 2021 04:41 AM EDT

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — The United States was skidding to another World Cup qualifying failure when Antonee Robinson entered, quickly tied the score and celebrated with a backward somersault. The entire game soon flipped. ...

Injuries, discipline and COVID disrupt US in qualifying

Sep. 07, 2021 23:37 PM EDT

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — Two starters are injured, another tested positive for COVID-19 and a fourth was sent home as punishment. The star is regaining fitness after a bout with coronavirus. Less than a week into World Cup qualifying, much has gone wrong for the...