Gold medalists again, Team USA could have a different look for the Rio Olympics.
The Americans overcome their size issues to outlast Spain for a second straight gold medal at Olympics.
Regardless of whether it is at full strength, Team USA will not have to face Spain, Greece or Argentina in the opening round of the World Championship next summer in Turkey.
The United States' ability to squeeze off the middle and force Xavi, David Villa and Fernando Torres wide frustrated Spain's top scorers. And the stats help explain why.
The United States has dropped one spot to 29th in the FIFA rankings.
Peter Uihlein of the United States shot a 4-under 68 Friday to take a one-shot lead after the second round of the Spanish Open.
Croatia moved into fourth place in the latest FIFA World Ranking as Spain led an unchanged top three ahead of Germany and Argentina.
Five-time World Cup champion Brazil dropped to No. 19 in the FIFA rankings on Thursday, and the United States moved up five places to No. 28.
Chelsea will end its season with a second match in the United States, this time a friendly against Manchester City at Yankee Stadium on May 25 at 5:30 p.m. ET.
Tournament-favorite Spain will play the United States, France and an African team to be determined in one of toughest groups at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup.
Hannah Kearney won her fourth World Cup moguls title Friday in the FIS Freestyle World Cup Finals, and the United States took the Nation's Cup for the second year in a row.
The United States has fallen one spot to No. 33 in FIFA's rankings while world and European champion Spain remains No. 1.
The United States dropped four spots to No. 32 in the latest FIFA rankings after losing a World Cup qualifier to 51st-ranked Honduras.
World and European champion Spain leads an unchanged top 10 teams in FIFA's latest world rankings.
Spanish club Racing Santander says U.S. defender Carlos Bocanegra will be sidelined for six weeks because of a muscle tear in his left leg.
Olympic hurdles champion Aries Merritt of the United States faces tough competition at the IAAF's 100th anniversary gala.