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Games to Watch: Confederations Cup, MLS, FIFA Under-20 World Cup

Friday, June 28, 2013, 7:47 AM
It's a short column today, but next week we're going to have a lot to talk about. Stay tuned. Uruguay vs. Italy 12:00 p.m. Sunday (ESPN2 at 11:45, Univision at 11:00) There won’t be much at stake in the Confederations Cup third-place game, but both teams will be able to make a statement ahead... Read more

Games to Watch: FIFA Under-20s, Confederations Cup, NWSL, MLS

Friday, June 21, 2013, 10:17 AM
UPDATE: ESPN decided on Friday to change the channel assignments for Saturday's Confederations Cup games. Brazil-Italy is now on ESPN and Mexico-Japan is on ESPN2. United States Under-20 Men vs. Spain 1:45 p.m. Friday (ESPN2) The American team for the FIFA Under-20 World Championship in Turkey... Read more

Games to Watch

Friday, May 31, 2013, 10:24 AM
United States under-20 men vs. Democratic Republic of the Congo 9:30 a.m. Saturday (beIN Sport) The U.S. squad looks for its first win at the prestigious annual Toulon tournament, a showcase for youth national teams in the French city of the same name. This year’s edition is a warm-up for the... Read more

FIFA president Sepp Blatter's Twitter account hacked

Monday, April 22, 2013, 12:56 PM
Here's a nice lunchtime diversion: FIFA president Sepp Blatter's Twitter feed was hacked Friday afternoon. It was good for a laugh while it was happening, though it should be said in all seriousnes that it's never a good thing when a major public figure's account is compromised. It certainly doesn't... Read more

Games to Watch: U.S. national team World Cup qualifying commands the spotlight

Friday, March 22, 2013, 1:00 AM
Wales at Scotland 4:00 p.m. Friday ( Club soccer around the world stops for a few days as attention turns to national teams in World Cup qualifying games. This contest features two teams that share a country - yes, really. When it comes to soccer, England and Britain aren’t the... Read more

Games to watch: Africa Cup of Nations semifinals, U.S. national team World Cup qualifying

Friday, February 1, 2013, 9:43 AM
Ghana vs. Cape Verde Islands 9:50 a.m. Saturday ( Playing in the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time ever, Cape Verde has made an upset run to the quarterfinals. Now the Blue Sharks will face a traditional powerhouse in Ghana. The Black Stars are led by forward Asamoah Gyan, who... Read more

Video: Zlatan Ibrahimović, Michael Bradley, Neymar goals highlight Wednesday's international soccer action

Thursday, November 15, 2012, 8:35 AM
Wednesday's international soccer action produced some quite spectacular goals by players on a lot of different national teams. Here's a roundup of the best ones. First, Michael Bradley scored a beautiful volley for the United States in a 2-2 draw with Russia in Krasnodar: The game finished... Read more

Seven Hot Matches

Friday, October 12, 2012, 7:48 AM
Seven Hot Matches United States at Antigua & Barbuda 6:55 p.m. Friday (beIN Sport English) The United States men's national team resumes its quest to qualify for the 2014 World Cup, and U.S. fans resume their quest to find a television where they can watch the game. Only DirecTV and Dish Network... Read more

Seven Hot Matches

Friday, September 7, 2012, 9:06 AM
South Africa at Brazil 2:30 p.m. Friday (GolTV) The last World Cup host nation crosses the Atlantic Ocean to face the next World Cup host nation in a friendly match at Sao Paulo's Morumbi stadium. It's Brazil's first home game in over a year, and fans will demand their money's worth from the Seleçao... Read more

DirecTV to drop popular soccer channel GolTV's English-language feed

Thursday, August 30, 2012, 12:42 PM
After a few days of speculation, popular soccer channel GolTV confirmed today that DirecTV will be dropping its English-language feed from its service effective September 13. Based in Miami, GolTV has the rights to the U.S. Open Cup final; the top leagues in Germany, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and... Read more
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