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  1. WORLD CUP: U.S. opens vs. Antigua

    Scott French

    CONCACAF schedule for the the semifinal round of 2014 World Cup qualifying is out, and the United States will start at home against Antigua & Barbuda. Guatemala and Jamaica also are in Group A, likely fighting for the group's second spot in th...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  2. U.S., Jamaica to battle in World Cup prelims

    Scott French

    Jurgen Klinsmann has been on the job barely a day, and already he's got a World Cup plan -- thanks to FIFA. Saturday's 2014 World Cup qualifying draw in Rio de Janeiro placed the U.S. in Group A for CONCACAF's semifinal round of qualifying, which wi...

    Blog | July 30, 2011
  3. GALAXY: Ricketts back; not Beckham?

    Scott French

    Donovan Ricketts ought to return to the Galaxy lineup Saturday afternoon in San Jose against the Earthquakes after missing three games, none of them losses, while leading Jamaica into the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals. The achievement was more i...

    Blog | June 25, 2011
  4. GOLD CUP: Day 15 recap

    Scott French

    Bob Bradley and the U.S. national team answered their critics Sunday with an exquisite performance, dominating Jamaica to set a rematch with Panama in the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals. Jermaine Jones' deflected volley at the start of the second half...

    Blog | June 19, 2011
  5. GOLD CUP: Donovan prevails over L.A. teammate

    Scott French

    When it was over, Galaxy teammates Landon Donovan and Donovan Ricketts exchanged jerseys. It's Ricketts who will be back in L.A.'s fold this week following Jamaica's 2-0 loss to the U.S. in a Gold Cup quarterfinal Sunday in Washington, a result that...

    Blog | June 19, 2011
  6. Best Bets June 19/20: What to watch

    Scott French

    SUNDAY, JUNE 19 TELEVISION CONCACAF GOLD CUP Jamaica at United States Fox Soccer Channel and Univision (KMEX/Channel 34), noon The Yanks' Gold Cup struggles have reignited calls for Bob Bradley's dismissal as head coach, and if the speedy...

    Blog | June 19, 2011
  7. GALAXY: One Donovan or the other?

    Scott French

    Most of the Galaxy's players are clear on which teammate they want to see return to the team next week from the Gold Cup, and it has nothing to do with playing favorites. Or maybe it does. Galaxy captain Landon Donovan leads the U.S. national team...

    Blog | June 16, 2011
  8. GOLD CUP: Day 9 recap

    Scott French

    Jamaica finished a perfect run through Group B, notching its third shutout in a showdown Monday night with Honduras, and Guatemala romped to claim one of two third-place berths in the CONCACAF Gold Cup's quarterfinals. San Jose Earthquakes forward R...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  9. Best Bets: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    MONDAY, JUNE 13 TELEVISION CONCACAF GOLD CUP Honduras vs. Jamaica Galavision, 6 p.m. Group B comes down to these two, both contenders -- and both coming off dominant performances, the Reggae Boyz two of them. Both sides have speed and sty...

    Blog | June 12, 2011
  10. GOLD CUP: Day 6 recap

    Scott French

    Jamaica claimed a quarterfinal berth with another shutout and Honduras found its dormant attack, sticking seven into the net against overmatched Grenada, as Group B in the CONCACAF Gold Cup sorted itself in Miami. Demar Phillips scored 13 minutes ...

    Blog | June 10, 2011
  11. Best Bets June 10/11: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    FRIDAY, JUNE 10 TELEVISION CONCACAF GOLD CUP Jamaica vs. Guatemala TeleFutura (KFTR/Channel 46), 4 p.m. The Chapines battled valiantly, and with just nine men, to stay even with heavily favored Honduras in a Group B opener. Speedy Jamaica...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  12. GOLD CUP: Day 2 recap

    Scott French

    Jamaica met expectations but Honduras couldn't, even with a two-man advantage for a good 15 minutes, as the CONCACAF Gold Cup opened Group B play Monday night at Home Depot Center. The Reggae Boyz hammered Grenada, 4-0, and could have had several mo...

    Blog | June 06, 2011
  13. CALENDAR: The Week Ahead

    Scott French

    Games in the L.A. area over the next eight days: MONDAY, JUNE 6 CONCACAF Gold Cup: Group B at Home Depot Center (Carson) -- Jamaica vs. Grenada, 6 p.m.; Honduras vs. Guatemala, 8 p.m. TUESDAY, JUNE 7 PDL: L.A. Blues 23 vs. Orange Coun...

    Blog | June 06, 2011
  14. GOLD CUP: Can 'special' Jamaica fulfill promise?

    Scott French

    CARSON -- There's a lot of chatter that this team Jamaica has brought to the CONCACAF Gold Cup might be the best it's ever fielded, even better than the side that won a game at the 1998 World Cup in France. Dane Richards doesn't want to hear it. He ...

    Blog | June 05, 2011
  15. GOLD CUP: 6 teams to watch

    Scott French

    The CONCACAF Gold Cup begins Sunday, with a Costa Rica-Cuba/Mexico-El Salvador doubleheader in front of a sellout crowd at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, and plenty is at stake. There's the trophy, to be sure, plus the berth in the 2013 FIFA C...

    Blog | June 04, 2011
  16. GOLD CUP: HDC combatants' rosters

    Scott French

    There's one early-stage CONCACAF Gold Cup doubleheader slated for the these parts, and now we know who's coming. CONCACAF released all 12 rosters Monday for its nations championship, which begins June 5 and ends with the final -- U.S.-Mexico is hope...

    Blog | May 23, 2011