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  1. Dempsey Leads U.S. Back Into Gold Cup

    U.S. Men’s Soccer Starts Gold Cup Hot

    USMNT started its campaign to repeat as CONCACAF Gold Cup champions, beating Honduras 2-1 with Clint Dempsey scoring twice in front of an enthusiastic Texas crowd. The 12-team tournament includes longtime American rival Mexico and rising regional power Costa Rica as they fight for a ticket to 2017’s Confederations Cup in Russia. Coach Jürgen Klinsmann is also looking to develop young players who appeared in last year’s World Cup, like Timothy Chandler and DeAndre Yedlin, to prepare them for the next round in 2018.

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