• Jamaica stuns Mexico 1-0 to reach CONCACAF Gold Cup final
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    Jamaica stuns Mexico 1-0 to reach CONCACAF Gold Cup final

    After Kemar Lawrence ripped an exquisite shot over Mexico's five-man wall and into the top corner for one of the biggest goals in Jamaican soccer history, the defender hushed his teammates and refused to celebrate. Lawrence scored on a clutch 24-yard free kick in the 88th minute, and Jamaica advanced

  • The Associated Press

    Roldan's 2 quick goals help Sounders beat Quakes 3-0

    Cristian Roldan said he was delighted the Seattle Sounders were able to win two games this week ''without their big-time guys'' Clint Dempsey and Jordan Morris. Roldan scored twice in less than two minutes in the second half and newly acquired Kelvin Leerdam got his first MLS goal, leading

  • Timbers beat Whitecaps 2-1 to snap 6-game winless streak
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    Timbers beat Whitecaps 2-1 to snap 6-game winless streak

    Caleb Porter spent the last few days trying to patch together a lineup with injuries, suspensions and international duty ravaging his roster. At the final whistle Sunday, the Portland Timbers coach pumped a jubilant and relieved fist in celebration before hugging his assistants - a reaction not usually

  • Jesse Gonzalez goes with heart, switches from Mexico to US
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    Jesse Gonzalez goes with heart, switches from Mexico to US

    Jesse Gonzalez started in the 2015 Under-20 World Cup for Mexico, his parents' homeland. Then last month, the 22-year-old FC Dallas goalkeeper switched his affiliation to join the United States, his home country. Gonzalez just felt more comfortable in the red, white and blue.