Wednesday, May 27, 2015

U.S. National Teams

Can Telemundo grow women's soccer in America's Hispanic communities?

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 2:19 PM
You don't have to speak a word of Spanish to know about the popularity of soccer within America's Hispanic population. But for as much cultural resonance as the sport has in that community, it has not always been spread around equally. Historically, a lot of people - and not just in the Hispanic community... Read more

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup schedule and draw

Saturday, May 23, 2015, 9:10 PM
Whether you're planning to travel to Canada next summer or just interesteted in watching the Women's World Cup on TV, the countdown to kickoff is officially on. Here's the full group draw for the tournament - including the United States' place in the Group of Death: Group A: A1. Canada, A2. China... Read more

Morgan Brian happy moving to outside midfield with USWNT

Friday, May 22, 2015, 2:20 PM
U.S. women's national team rising stars Morgan Brian and Julie Johnston paid a visit to PPL Park on Thursday to host a clinic for local kids as part of the She Believes pre-World Cup tour. After the clinic ended, I had a few minutes to chat with both players. I was mainly there to talk to Johnston... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS bonanza, Steven Gerrard's Anfield farewell

Friday, May 15, 2015, 8:47 AM
Chicago Fire at New York City FC 7:00 p.m. Friday (Univision Deportes) Three weeks ago, Harrison Shipp and the Fire beat David Villa and City in suburban Chicago. Now the scene shifts to the Bronx, where the pressure is rising on a New York squad that has won just one of its 10 games so far this... Read more

Telemundo lands historic CONCACAF World Cup qualifier rights deal

Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 2:11 AM
NEW YORK – Telemundo and NBC Universo have won Spanish-language broadcast rights to all CONCACAF World Cup qualifying matches played outside of the United States and Mexico in the 2018 and 2022 cycles. The deal was announced Tuesday night in New York at the glitzy upfront presentation for the... Read more

Games to Watch: USWNT, Hudson River derby, Champions League climax

Friday, May 8, 2015, 12:23 AM
New England Revolution at Orlando City 8:00 p.m. Friday (Univision Deportes) The Revs are fully deserving of their place atop Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference. Expect to see some great individual matchups in this game, as New England’s Jermaine Jones and Lee Nguyen face Orlando’s... Read more

Woulda, coulda, shoulda: Here's who didn't make the U.S. women's World Cup roster

Thursday, April 16, 2015, 11:46 PM
In the days before Jill Ellis announced the U.S. women’s national team roster for this summer’s World Cup, we kicked around names of players on the bubble to make the cut. We also pondered some current and former prospects who haven’t made it to the big stage with the senior squad... Read more

Carli Lloyd not taking her third World Cup for granted

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 4:10 PM
Carli Lloyd has played in two World Cups, two Olympics and 10 Algarve Cups. Her decade-long career with the U.S. national team has included 192 caps, 63 goals, 32 assists and countless memories on and off the field. But for as much change as there has been in women's soccer during that time, two things... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS, USWNT, Ligue 1, CCL

Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:12 AM
D.C. United at Orlando City 7:00 p.m. Friday (UniMás) It hasn't taken Kaká long to settle in Orlando. The Brazilian superstar's goals and assists have electrified Major League Soccer's newest market and brought huge crowds to the Citrus Bowl. Expect the same this weekend as Orlando... Read more

2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup TV schedule

Monday, March 30, 2015, 1:22 PM
For the first time since 2009, the CONCACAF Gold Cup is coming back to Philadelphia - and it's coming back in a big way. Lincoln Financial Field will host the championship game of the 2015 edition of North and Central America's biennial championship for national teams. PPL Park will host the third-place... Read more
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