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Archive: August, 2011

Freddy Adu is coming home

Thursday, August 11, 2011, 3:05 PM
For quite a while now, there have been rumors linking Freddy Adu with the Philadelphia Union. Time and again, though, they never came to anything. Well, now they have. Ives Galarcep of Fox Sports and Steven Goff of the Washington Post reporting that the Union have finally signed Adu, conveniently... Read more

Morning-after thoughts on U.S.-Mexico

Thursday, August 11, 2011, 5:33 AM
United States 1, Mexico 1: Marc Narducci | Kerith Gabriel | Matt Breen | Quote sheet Videos: Postgame interviews | Analysis with me, Marc and Kerith | My analysis with Cinesport National coverage: New York Times | Washington Post | Sporting News | Soccer America | | | FoxSports... Read more

Video: U.S.-Mexico postgame analysis

Thursday, August 11, 2011, 3:44 AM
After the United States' 1-1 draw with Mexico at Lincoln Financial Field, I got together with Kerith Gabriel of the Daily News and Marc Narducci of the Inquirer to discuss what we saw. Read more

Video: U.S.-Mexico postgame reactions

Thursday, August 11, 2011, 3:43 AM
A few thoughts from U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann, midfielders Kyle Beckerman and Brek Shea, and defender and captain Carlos Bocanegra. Read more

Video: Quick reactions to U.S.-Mexico

Thursday, August 11, 2011, 1:58 AM
Here are a few quick thoughts from me on the United States' 1-1 draw with Mexico at Lincoln Financial Field, with an assist from the folks at Cinesport. Read more

U.S.-Mexico postgame quotes

Thursday, August 11, 2011, 1:55 AM
Here is a combination of a quote sheet from the U.S. Soccer Federation and my own interviews from the mixed zone... U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann Opening statement on the match: I think we saw a real interesting game. I think we saw – especially in the second half – a very exciting... Read more

Comcast, NBC Sports land MLS and U.S. national team games

Wednesday, August 10, 2011, 1:43 PM
The Comcast-owned NBC Sports Group and Major League Soccer today announced a three-year deal for rights to MLS and U.S. national team games. NBC Sports Group is taking over Fox Soccer Channel's contract as the secondary national broadcaster behind ESPN/ABC. There will be games on network television... Read more

Live chat: United States vs. Mexico

Tuesday, August 9, 2011, 9:52 PM
Kickoff time: 9:13 p.m. EDT Venue: Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pa. TV: ESPN2/Univision ESPN2 information: Ian Darke, John Harkes and Jorge Ramos will call the game, with Bob Ley, Alexi Lalas, Taylor Twellman and Ramos on the studio set. Rob Stone will report from the U.S. sideline, and... Read more

Video: Michael Orozco Fiscal on returning to Philadelphia

Tuesday, August 9, 2011, 9:30 PM
Former Philadelphia Union defender Michael Orozco Fiscal talks about being back in the city, this time with the U.S. national team. (Video by Marc Narducci/The Philadelphia Inquirer) A warning that the sound quality is iffy in places, in part because Orozco Fiscal isn't the loudest talker you'll ever... Read more

Photos: Tuesday's U.S. national team traning session

Tuesday, August 9, 2011, 9:22 PM
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Jonathan Tannenwald
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