Posts Tagged By JOSEPH WHITE

Mexico tops Jamaica, to face US in WCup qualifying

Mexico's Teresa Noyola (8) heads the ball against Jamaica's Donna-Kay Henry (4) during the first half of a CONCACAF soccer match at RFK Stadium, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexico advanced in Women’s World Cup qualifying Tuesday night with a 3-1 win over Jamaica, setting up a semifinal match against the United States in similar circumstances to four years ago — when the Americans suffered one of the most stunning losses in program history.

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Costa Rica tops Martinique in World Cup qualifying

Costa Rica's Wendy Acosta (20) celebrates her goal with Carolina Venegas (9) during the first half of a CONCACAF soccer match against the Martinique, at RFK Stadium, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Costa Rica, on track to qualify for the Women’s World Cup for the first time, wrapped up group play Tuesday with a 6-1 win over Martinique in the CONCACAF championship.

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McCoy rallies Redskins to 19-17 win over Titans

Washington Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy runs off the field after an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Landover, Md. The Redskins won 19-17. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Colt McCoy had trouble keeping his eyes dry and his voice steady.

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Needing a spark, Redskins change practice routine

In this Sept. 25, 2014, file photo, Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden looks up at the scoreboard during the second half of an NFL Thursday night football game against the New York Giants in Landover, Md. Gruden knew there was work to do when he took over a Redskins team than went 3-13 last year.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Linebacker Brian Orakpo is a fan of the new Washington Redskins practice schedule. He likes the idea of going straight from the walk-through session to the main practice without a long break in between.

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