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  1. MEXICO: Chivas! America! Clasico!

    Scott French

    It's big-game week in Mexico's Primera Division, which means it's Super Clasico time, and both of the really big boys -- Guadalajara and America -- come into the clash off impressive victories that followed challenging runs. Marco Fabian de la Mor...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  2. 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
  3. MEXICO: Pumas, Morelia win at home

    Scott French

    Pumas UNAM and Morelia took care of business at home Sunday, posting emphatic victories to advance to the Primera Division's Clausura final. Pumas overcame a slow start, with goalkeeper Alejandro Palacios making three huge saves in the first 23 minu...

    Blog | May 15, 2011
  4. MEXICO: No Vela, Aguilar for Gold Cup

    Scott French

    Jose Manuel "Chepo" de la Torre has whittled his roster to 23 players for the CONCACAF Gold Cup, and England-based forward Carlos Vela and Pachuca defender/midfielder Paul Aguilar are not among them. They're the biggest omissions for El Tri heading ...

    Blog | May 13, 2011
  5. MEXICO: Zinha, Luis Perez return to the fold

    Scott French

    Jose Manuel "Chepo" de la Torre's first Mexico roster features a healthy share of the regular crew -- the Chicharitos and Giovanis and Torados -- a couple of newcomers among those looking to cement their spot in the player pool, and two old standouts...

    Blog | February 04, 2011
  6. Ballon d'Or balloting: The real blast

    Scott French

    What we learned from FIFA's Ballon d'Or festivities Monday night in Zurich: Mongolians love Abby Wambach. The Hermosa Beach-based striker picked up eight first-place votes in the Women's Player of the Year contest, and two came from Mongolian women'...

    Blog | January 10, 2011
  7. MEXICO: Pumas stuns top seed Cruz Azul

    Scott French

    Cruz Azul's legacy of failure grew deeper Saturday, an indifferent performance -- marred by injury, ejection and a late penalty kick -- leading to the top seed's ouster from Mexico's Primera Division playoffs. Juan Carlos Cacho converted an 83rd min...

    Blog | November 21, 2010
  8. MEXICO: Pumas ousts Tigres for final berth

    Scott French

    Pachuca's in, Toluca and Guadalajara are out, and Pumas UNAM scored a big victory to claim the final berth in the Mexican Primera Division's playoffs. Pachuca, with three Americans, struck early to beat Necaxa, 2-1, on Friday night, then waited 24 h...

    Blog | November 16, 2010
  9. MEXICO: 'Boycott' players on roster for Venezuela

    Scott French

    The Mexican federation called up 11 of the players threatening to boycott the national team for El Tri's friendly Oct. 11 in Ciudad Juarez, including captain Rafa Marquez and veteran leader Gerardo Torrado. The players sent a note to Federacion Mexi...

    Blog | October 01, 2010