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  1. Struggles secondary in historic U.S. win

    Scott French

    MEXICO CITY -- It was an historic victory, the first by the United States at Estadio Azteca in a series that dates to the 1930s, and those responsible couldn't have been more pleased with what they achieved. The Americans got a superb performance ...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  2. WCQ: Bocanegra equals Balboa in win

    Scott French

    The U.S. opened its World Cup campaign with a tighter-than-desired 3-1 victory over rising Caribbean minnow Antigua & Barbuda, and Carlos Bocanegra made one of the deepest impressions. The American captain, 33, scored the first goal and gave a...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  3. CHIVAS: Healthier Gavin good for Goats

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Blair Gavin hopes he has turned a corner on a longstanding hamstring problem after missing a good deal of preseason and Chivas USA's first three Major League Soccer games this year. He played the second half in an unannounced friendly Th...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  4. CHIVAS USA: Lahoud is getting 'close'

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Chivas USA's attacking troubles might not be so distinct had Michael Lahoud not strained his right hamstring two days before its Major League Soccer opener. The fourth-year midfielder had a new job, on the right flank in a new 4-2-3-1 al...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  5. OLYMPICS: Mexico, Honduras are 1-2

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Everything went according to plan in the final Group B doubleheader in CONCACAF's Olympic qualifying tournament, with Mexico claiming the top spot, Honduras advancing to winner-takes-all semifinals as the No. 2 side -- and both likely to cl...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  6. OLYMPICS: Simple task for Mexico?

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The Ghost of Olympic Qualifiers Past haunts Mexico, so to speak, only when the media is around. And so it was Thursday, when Luis Fernando Tena, head coach of El Tri's under-23 national team, was greeted by cameras and tape recorders in a r...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  7. OLYMPICS: Mexico bring loaded side

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The rosters for CONCACAF's Olympic qualifying tournament are finally out, and just in time: Group A, which includes the United States, kicks off this afternoon in Nashville, Tenn. We're concerned more with Group B in these parts. Mexico, w...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  8. GALAXY: Ill Donovan stays in U.S.

    Scott French

    This bout with illness that has sidelined Landon Donovan for more than a week will keep him out of the U.S. national team's friendly Wednesday against Italy. The Galaxy captain did not travel Sunday to Genoa as planned, the club confirmed, and U.S. ...

    Blog | February 26, 2012
  9. GALAXY: Galaxy wows in first outing

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The Galaxy are through only two weeks of preparations, they're missing their biggest names and haven't had much chance to build chemistry among the returning players and newcomers, so whatever their preseason opener produced doesn't mean a ...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  10. JC: More upsets in women's regional

    Scott French

    No. 1 Cerritos College and No. 2 Santa Barbara City College were upset in the first round of the state community college women's soccer playoffs. On Tuesday, it was No. 3 Ventura's turn. Another series of upsets has the Nos. 11 (Cypress), 15 (San...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  11. 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
  12. MEXICO: Top teams fit for ties

    Scott French

    No change in the Mexico's Primera Division standings this week after all the big showdowns ended in draws. Four of nine games in the 10th "jornada" in the fall Apertura finished at 1-1, including meetings between first-place Jaguares and fourth-pl...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  13. MEXICO: U.S. prods Corona's choice

    Scott French

    Jurgen Klinsmann's radar for Latino talent is sharper than his predecessors', as America's Edgar Castillo, San Luis' Michael Orozco Fiscal and Pachuca's Jose Francisco Torres can attest. The best of the Americans in Mexico -- not counting Tigres' Mo...

    Blog | September 05, 2011
  14. Klinsmann's first loss isn't a total defeat

    Scott French

    Ric Tapia/Icon SMI Costa Rica's Michael Umana (4) and Jose Torres of the U.S. match up during the friendly at the Home Depot Center in Carson on Friday night.CARSON -- It's a work in progress, a process that will take time and much effort, so if the...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  15. MEXICO: Tijuana is finally a winner

    Scott French

    Club Tijuana deserved more than it got from its opening-game loss to Morelia, and the Xolos gave mighty Monterrey a scare in week two, opening a two-goal lead and holding onto a tie until two quick, late goals knocked them down. Couldn't hope for mu...

    Blog | August 08, 2011
  16. MEXICO: Tijuana's bittersweet debut

    Scott French

    Baja futbol fans enjoyed a historic couple of hours Saturday night at Estadio Caliente: The debut of top-flight soccer in Mexico's forgotten metropolis. Tijuana, the country's third-largest city (with 1.65 million residents, in the 2010 census), has...

    Blog | July 25, 2011