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  1. Morgan hurt in U.S. women's send-off

    Scott French

    Diamond Bar's Alex Morgan, a rising superstar with the U.S. national women's team, suffered a knee injury in the Americans' Olympic send-off match Saturday, a 2-1 victory over Canada in Sandy, Utah. Morgan (Diamond Bar HS) went down with a twisted...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  2. June 30/July 1: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    SATURDAY, JUNE 30 TELEVISION WOMEN'S INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY Canada at United States NBC (KNBC/Channel 4), 10:30 a.m. The send-off match for the U.S. women, who next month seek their fourth Olympic gold medal in London. MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCE...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  3. June 3/4: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    SUNDAY, JUNE 3 TELEVISION INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY United States at Canada NBC Sports Network, 4 p.m. The last of the pre-qualifying friendlies takes the U.S. to Toronto to face our northern neighbors. Jurgen Klinsmann is looking for a "nasti...

    Blog | June 03, 2012
  4. Corona's Munerlyn lifts U.S. to title

    Scott French

    Corona's Amber Munerlyn scored the lone goal Saturday night to lead the U.S. past Canada in the championship game in CONCACAF's U-17 women's championship in Guatemala City. Munerlyn (Santiago HS/So Cal Blues) scored on a 21st-minute breakaway for ...

    Blog | May 12, 2012
  5. OLYMPICS: Mexico, Honduras qualify

    Scott French

    Mexico and Honduras are headed to the Olympics in men's soccer after winning semifinal showdowns Saturday at CONCACAF's qualifying tournament in Kansas City, Kan. Gerson Rodas scored twice in overtime as Honduras overcame Central American rival El...

    Blog | March 31, 2012
  6. OLYMPICS: Devastating end for U.S.

    Scott French

    Dramatic finishes first dangled and then jerked away from the U.S. a trip to the London Olympics on a devastating evening for American soccer. The Americans' under-23 national team rallied from a second-half deficit against El Salvador in the Group ...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  7. OLYMPICS: Matchups are no concern

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Mexico's plan to qualify for the London Olympics is simple: beat everybody. That would certainly do it, and if El Tri's path grew more strenuous with Canada's upset of the U.S., well, no problem. That was Luis Fernando Tena's take after Me...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  8. OLYMPICS: Stunning Canada sinks U.S.

    Scott French

    The bad news arrived for the U.S. under-23 national team before kickoff, and it just got worse. And now the Americans' qualification for this summer's London Olympics is in doubt. U.S. Soccer announced before the game that star forward Juan Agudel...

    Blog | March 24, 2012
  9. OLYMPICS: Corona leads U.S. romp

    Scott French

    Joe Corona's hat trick led the United States' under-23 national team sprinted to an easy victory in its opener in the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament, and Canada held on for a draw with El Salvador in the other Group A game. Keeping tabs on...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  10. GALAXY: HDC cap 'stupid,' says TFC star

    Scott French

    TORONTO -- The evening started with a march, several hundred red-clad, scarf-wielding Toronto FC fanatics falling into line behind a Highlander band -- bagpipes and drums -- for a spirited march from the mall attached to Air Canada Centre down Bremne...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  11. OLYMPICS: Morgan primes U.S. triumph

    Scott French

    Alex Morgan had way too much speed for Canada's defenders, and that's the starting point of the U.S. women's national team's comprehensive victory in Sunday's title game at the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament. The rising star from Diamond B...

    Blog | January 29, 2012
  12. Mexico heads HDC's Olympic hopefuls

    Scott French

    The U.S. under-23 team was drawn Tuesday into Group A for CONCACAF's qualifiers next year, along with Canada, Cuba and El Salvador. Mexico is the top side in Group B. Guess which group will play at Home Depot Center. That's a no-brainer: We'll be ...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  13. CHIVAS USA: Jazic's call is to lead Canada

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Ante Jazic hadn't played for Canada's national team in well over a year, and he's 35. It doesn't take much to see the landscape. But Chivas USA's left back, enjoying a career season in Robin Fraser's attack-minded system, is in Toronto t...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  14. Best Bets: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    TUESDAY, JULY 5 TELEVISION WOMEN'S WORLD CUP France at Germany ESPN, 11:30 a.m. Les Bleus have been the story of this World Cup, especially that 4-0 shellacking of Canada. That put them on top in Group A over host/two-time defending champ...

    Blog | July 04, 2011
  15. Best Bets June 30/July 1: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    THURSDAY, JUNE 30 TELEVISION FIFA WOMEN'S WORLD CUP Canada vs. France ESPN, 8:45 a.m. One of the most intriguing of the first-round matchups, and it's must-win (or at least tie ... but, really, win) for the Canucks after falling to title ...

    Blog | June 29, 2011
  16. Best Bets June 26/27: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    SUNDAY, JUNE 26 TELEVISION FIFA WOMEN'S WORLD CUP Canada at Germany ESPN, 8:30 a.m. The sixth WWC kicks off, and Germany, the tournament host, faces immense pressure to three-peat after claiming the title in 2003 and 2007. Canada need...

    Blog | June 26, 2011