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Major Link Soccer: US Women stumble in Rio

The USWNT have rare set back against Colombia, New England Revolution claim a spot in the Open Cup Final, and Goals of the Week.

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U.S. Soccer

On a night when the US Women claimed gold in Gymnastics on the soccer field a rare slip by Hope Solo left the USWNT with a draw in their final group round match. Not to worry they are still in the quarterfinals against Sweden.

Women's soccer has led the way for America internationally with World Cup titles and Gold Medals. If you had to pick the the twenty greatest female players how many Americans would be on the list?

Four years ago Eric Wynalda built a team of players that made a magical run in the US Open Cup. Now Wynalda has a new business plan.

If you're a US Soccer fan then you know that Estadio Independencia in Belo Horizonte is a special place.

In 2014 at 18 years old Julian Green showed the world on the biggest stage that he had something special, but for Green it has taken a few more years to make his dream come true. Now the young American will settle in at home and try to stay consistent.

In America baseball has been known as the national pastime, but some believe soccer is now beating baseball at their own game.


Some believe after watching Nicolas Lodeiro's first two game he may be the man to save the Seattle Sounders season.

Jordan Morris and Nicolas Lodeiro are starting to speak the same language on the field, and as we saw on Sunday everyone benefits.

World Soccer

With the Olympics taking place right now there are many sports that come to the forefront that maybe you don't see everyday. One sport had a goal that you have to see to believe.

Everyone knows that Paul Pogba just transferred to Manchester United for $116 million dollars, my question to you is how much did his agent extraordinaire Mino Raiola make?

Could we see another American player return home? If you ask one MLS coach you shouldn't believe everything you read.

Manchester City got some Stones on Tuesday. The Blues signed John Stones from Everton for a fee of $61 millon dollars, making stones the second most expensive defender in the world behind David Luiz.

Major League Soccer

The New England Revolution are the first team to punch their ticket to the US Open Cup Final. If you need a refresher on the Open Cup and it's history this article should suffice.

The US Open Cup has plays it's second semifinal tonight with the LA Galaxy hosting conference rivals FC Dallas. LA hopes to get back to their first final since 2006 and Dallas hopes to break a 19 year drought.

What does $200 million dollars get you now a days? If your Nashville an MLS team would be your hope. The Music City is linked with a imminent bid for an MLS team. Is the MLS justified in asking $200 million for a new franchise?

Goals of the Week: Asensio stuns, Minnesota builds, and Grujic uses his noggin.

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