Panama upsets US 5-4 on penalty kicks after 1-1 tie to reach CONCACAF Gold Cup final
Adalberto Carrasquilla converted the decisive penalty kick after Cristian Roldan failed to convert his attempt, and Panama beat the defending champion United States 5-4 in a shootout after a 1-1 tie to reach the CONCACAF Gold Cup final against Mexico.
Yedlin, Zimmerman praise embattled US coach Berhalter
National team defenders DeAndre Yedlin and Walker Zimmerman have praised U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter for bringing the Americans together at the World Cup even as he’s currently under investigation by U.S. Soccer for a 1991 incident during which he kicked his now-wife.
Robinson, Pepi, US flip WCup qualifier, beat Honduras 4-1
Antonee Robinson and Ricardo Pepi scored their first international goals after a halftime change in formation, Brenden Aaronson and Sebastian Lletget added late goals and the United States revived its World Cup qualifying campaign with a 4-1 win over Honduras.
Sports, entertainment worlds reacts to George Floyd killing, police violence, protests
Amid the Coronoavirus shutdowns, many sports leagues and stars have taken to social media to respond to the killing of George Floyd, the topic of police violence and the protests and reaction to those protests. On Saturday as protests were held across the country, the NFL posted this on their social media channels:Not every team chose to make a statement on social media. By my count, every NFL team social media account has addressed the protests against police brutality, to one extent or another, except two: the Bengals and Cowboys. 1 draft pick, quarterback Joe Burrow did make a statement on social media:The black community needs our help. @yedlinny Major League Soccer (@MLS) June 4, 2020Dwayne The Rock Johnson took to Instagram in a video to ask the president for more leadership, saying, Where is our compassionate leader?