Posts Tagged Latin America and Caribbean

Dempsey, Chandler score as US beats Guatemala 4-0

United States' DeAndre Yedlin (2) celebrates with Jozy Altidore after an own goal was scored by Guatemala's Carlos Castrillo during the first half of an international friendly soccer match Friday, July 3, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Clint Dempsey converted a penalty kick in his return from a suspension for a confrontation with a referee, Timmy Chandler scored his first international goal and the United States routed Guatemala 4-0 Friday night in an exhibition ahead of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

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Wambach says she just wants to win her last World Cup

VANCOUVER, British Columbia. (AP) — With the title match looming, Abby Wambach isn’t mincing words.

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Altidore, Dempsey rejoin US lineup against Guatemala

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Clint Dempsey and Jozy Altidore are back in the U.S. starting lineup, among five players U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann changed for Friday’s exhibition against Guatemala ahead of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

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Cuba confirms defection of 2 baseball players during US trip

In this Feb. 7, 2015 file photo, Cuba’s Yadiel Hernandez slides safe at the home plate during a Caribbean Series baseball semifinal game against Venezuela in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Cuba is confirming that two baseball players, including Hernandez, have defected while in the United States for a series of friendly games against U.S. collegians. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo, File)

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba is confirming that two baseball players have defected while in the United States for a series of friendly games against U.S. collegians.

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Copa America: Argentina, Chile trying to end title drought

Argentina's Sergio Aguero, from left, Lionel Messi, and Javier Mascherano, jog during a training session in Concepcion, Chile, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Argentina defeated Paraguay 6-1 on Tuesday and will face Chile in the final of Copa America soccer tournament Saturday. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Not just the Copa America will end when Argentina and Chile meet in the final on Saturday.

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