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As US prepares for opening World Cup qualifier, Jurgen Klinsmann says he accepts criticism

MIAMI SHORES, Fla. - The U.S. starts World Cup qualifying while on its first three-game home losing...32-year-old Dempsey, the first American male to score in three World Cups. "We know Clint inside and out. He's always there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-11-09/us-prepares-opening-
Overtime

...November. SoccerUS women to be honored TuesdayThe Women's World Cup-champion U.S. national team will be honored on Tuesday...defeated Japan 5-2 in the title game of the monthlong World Cup tournament this summer in Canada. The team is currently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-10-22/overtime
Overtime

...SkiingAustrian could miss Cup openerOlympic downhill champion Matthias Mayer of Austria could miss the season-opening World Cup event next week after bruising both legs in a training crash on Monday.The federation says Mayer "will decide on short...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-10-13/overtime
Loss to Mexico caps rough year for US men's soccer team

...a trip to Russia before the 2018 World Cup.With little evident progress since last year's World Cup, coach Jurgen Klinsmann realizes...veteran talent to pick up victories in World Cup qualifying starting next month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-10-11/loss-mexico-caps-rou
Swiss place FIFA President Sepp Blatter under criminial investigation

...money laundering in the 2018-2022 World Cup bidding contests won by Russia and...scheme to sell tickets for the 2014 World Cup on the black market.Friday's allegations also relate to undervalued World Cup broadcasting contracts for the Caribbean...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-09-25/swiss-place-fifa-pre
Lloyd's hat trick leads US' rout

...set in 2012 and matched in 2014.Lloyd has 14 goals in her last eight matches as the Americans continue their Women's World Cup victory tour that so far has been a series of routs.The Americans pushed their home winning streak to 100 matches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-09-20/lloyds-hat-trick-leads-us-rout
Rio's most famous spots will be near some venues at Olympics

...and Manaus - and in the Joao Havelange stadium in central Rio, which will also hosting track and field.Despite five World Cup titles, Brazil has never won the Olympic men's football gold medal. Brazil took silver in London, losing 2-1 to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-09-19/rios-most-famous-spots-will-be-ne
US Attorney General expects more arrests in FIFA probe

...criminal complaint about the 2018-2022 World Cup bidding contests.The lawyers shared...Swiss case could spread beyond the World Cup bids won by Russia and Qatar as prosecutors...that Blatter knowingly undersold World Cup television rights for the Caribbean...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-09-14/us-attorney-general-expects-more-
Manchester United has high hopes for 21-year-old Memphis Depay

...nominees for the Best Young Player award at last year's World Cup.Depay has already drawn gasps inside Old Trafford with...Gaal, who also was the coach of the Netherlands at the World Cup, is convinced the player has what it takes."He is, I think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-29/manchester-united-ha
USA Basketball looking to build foundation for future

...It just briefly seemed in jeopardy of weakening last summer.A series of player withdrawals before the Basketball World Cup, most notably Kevin Durant, and the Americans' first serious injury with Paul George's broken leg ? Colangelo called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-08-15/usa-basketball-looking-build-