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For U.S. volleyball coach John Speraw, pressure comes with forging identity

1 month ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

Like the players he coaches, John Speraw, who guides both the U.S. men's national volleyball and UCLA teams, isn't immune from pressure.
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U.S. women's soccer team edges Netherlands on penalty kicks to advance at Olympics

1 month ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

Megan Rapinoe scores the decisive goal in penalty kick shootout as the U.S. women's soccer team survives to defeat the Netherlands at Tokyo Olympics.
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USWNT wins thriller vs. Netherlands, Team USA swimmers make statements in and out of water | What You Missed

1 month ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team exorcised their Rio 2016 quarterfinal demons, while outlasting the Netherlands in a penalty kick shootout, while Lilly King and Ryan Murphy had plenty to say about their silver medal finishes, and the U.S. Women's Basketball team improved to 2-0 with a win against host Japan.
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U.S. Women's Soccer Amicus Briefs Include Support From Men's Team

1 month ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

As the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team advanced to the Olympic semifinals by defeating the Netherlands on Friday, five groups filed amicus briefs advocating for the players in their pay equity class action lawsuit. The players' association for the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team was joined by former officials from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...
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US Soccer Has Treated the Women's Team As ‘Second-Class Citizens', says US Men's Union

1 month ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

The U.S. mens national team asked a federal appeals court to reinstate wage claims against the U.S. Soccer Federation filed by womens national team players.
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Duckworth scores hard-fought win in Olympic Games debut

Duckworth scores hard-fought win in Olympic Games debut

Australian James Duckworth is through to the second round in the men's singles competition at the Tokyo 2020... Read more ...

Alex Bono comes up big as Toronto FC holds on to defeat Chicago Fire

Alex Bono comes up big as Toronto FC holds on to defeat Chicago Fire

Alex Bono stood tall in goal and Toronto FC got goals from Yeferson Soteldo and Nick DeLeon, hanging on for a 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire on Saturday that extended its... Read more ...

C.J. Sapong scores two goals early in Nashville SC's shutout win vs. FC...

C.J. Sapong scores two goals early in Nashville SC's shutout win vs. FC Cincinnati, 3-0

Nashville SC defeated FC Cincinnati, 3-0, thanks to goals from C.J. Sapong and Randall Leal in the 13th, 35th, and 57th minute. Nashville extends its unbeaten home streak to 12... Read more ...

Mexico dominates Honduras, 3-0, moves into semis with another clean sheet

Mexico dominates Honduras, 3-0, moves into semis with another clean sheet

Mexico remained unscored upon during the Gold Cup in a convincing 3-0 win over Honduras. Jonathan dos Santos, Rogelio Funes Mori, and Orbelin Pineda all scored thrilling goals... Read more ...

Draft Weekend Recap with Kings GM Rob Blake

Draft Weekend Recap with Kings GM Rob Blake

Thoughts from LA Kings GM Rob Blake, covering a myriad of topics, including the 2021 NHL Draft, pending contracts, trades, and more... On what was happening at the Kings Draft... Read more ...

Chicago Fire lose to Toronto FC, 2-1, despite putting up 12 shots on goal

Chicago Fire lose to Toronto FC, 2-1, despite putting up 12 shots on goal

The Chicago Fire put up 12 shots on goal, while Toronto FC put up three but still lost the match by a score of 2-1. Read more ...

Zarek Valentin's own goal costs Houston win over San Jose in 1-1 draw

Zarek Valentin's own goal costs Houston win over San Jose in 1-1 draw

The Houston Astros and San Jose Earthquakes played to a 1-1 draw, thanks to Zarek Valentin's own goal in the 45th minute. San Jose is now winless in its past 11 matches. Read more ...

Real Salt Lake cruises past Colorado Rapids, 3-0

Real Salt Lake cruises past Colorado Rapids, 3-0

Real Salt Lake dominated the Colorado Rapids, 3-0, Saturday night thanks to an own goal and Bobby Wood and Rubio Rubin goals. Read more ...

Arsenal transfer boost as club chief confirms midfielder is seeking a summer...

Arsenal transfer boost as club chief confirms midfielder is seeking a summer move

Arsenal have reportedly been given a huge boost in their hunt for a new midfielder as it looks like Denis Zakaria could be on the move this summer. The Gunners are being tipped... Read more ...

Bryson DeChambeau out of Tokyo Olympics golf after positive COVID-19 test

Bryson DeChambeau out of Tokyo Olympics golf after positive COVID-19 test

Patrick Reed will represent the USA in his place. Read more ...