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Disappointed US faces Panama in Gold Cup 3rd-place game

United States’ Clint Dempsey (8) and Jamaica’s Je-Vaughn Watson (15) vie for at the ball during the first half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer semifinal, Wednesday, July 22, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Asked what winning the third-place game at the CONCACAF Gold Cup would mean, U.S. captain Michael Bradley paused for a moment, then said softly, “Not much.”

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Panama FF calls Gold Cup semifinal refereeing ‘insulting’

Panama's Luis Tejada (10) argues with an official during the first half against Mexico in a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer semifinal, Wednesday, July 22, 2015, in Atlanta.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

PANAMA CITY (AP) — The Panamanian Football Federation has demanded the removal of CONCACAF’s referee selection panel after describing the officiating in the Gold Cup semifinal loss to Mexico as “insulting and embarrassing.”

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US ponders a shocking loss; Mexico advances with ugly win

United States’ John Brooks reacts after missing a scoring opportunity during the second half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer semifinal against Jamaica on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, in Atlanta. Jamaica won 2-1. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATLANTA (AP) — After the feel-good summer of 2014, the United States was eager to pick up another Gold Cup title and lock up its spot in the next Confederations Cup.

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Guardado lifts Mexico past angry Panama, 2-1, in Gold Cup

Panama's Erick Davis (15) is restrained as tempers flare during the second half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer semifinal between Panama and Mexico on Wednesday, July 22,  2015, in Atlanta. Mexico won 2-1 in extra time. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — A night of conflict and controversy ended with referees surrounded by security and another win by Mexico surrounded by suspicion.

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