SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - As the victorious American players bounced so hard the podium shook, medals round their necks, a beaming Bruce Arena in the back raised his arms to the air right along with them as gold confetti began to fall.
The Union's star goalkeeper hurt his hand playing in the CONCACAF final against the United States.
The hosts came out firing and prevailed on goals by Ilsinho, C.J. Sapong, and Marcus Epps.
Here are TV listings for the entire tournament, plus how to watch via online streaming in English and Spanish.
The game is set for 7:30 Wednesday. Columbus beat the Union, 1-0, on Saturday.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Clint Dempsey grew up playing youth soccer in the Dallas area, nearly 200 miles from his Texas hometown.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Justin Meram scored his career-best ninth goal of the season and the Columbus Crew beat the Philadelphia Union 1-0 on Saturday night.
Carli Lloyd is in the midst of one of the busiest years of her career. It's about to get even busier, as the U.S. national team prepares for a big tournament on the west coast.
The team will have a chance to climb into playoff contention with a pair of games against the Crew.
Missed opportunities again haunted the team.
Penn State alum Ali Krieger was left off the team for the June games in Scandinavia. Now, she's back.
The Americans' three wins so far at the tournament have come against teams with vastly less talent and depth. Now they're going to pick on someone their own size.
The Americans advanced to the semifinals of the Gold Cup with goals from Omar Gonzalez and Eric Lichaj.
Costa Rica prevailed by the minimum margin thanks to an own goal by Panama's Anibal Godoy late in the second half.
The tournament matters a lot to the continent's smaller teams. And as the U.S. team's roster moves show, it matters to them too.