The U.S. national team is headed to the final of the 2017 Gold Cup after knocking off Costa Rica 2-0 on Saturday. Who stood out for all the right — and wrong — reasons, as Bruce Arena’s side prepares to face either Mexico or Jamaica in Wednesday’s final? LB — Jorge Villafaña: 6.5 — For the first time all tournament, he got forward with regularity and served the ball into the box.
It’s Mexico versus Jamaica in the second semifinal of the 2017 Gold Cup on Sunday, facing off for the right to play the U.S. national team in Wednesday’s final. When: 9 p.m. ET Where: Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California [ LIVE: Gold Cup scoreboard ] It
Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird and USWNT and Seattle Reign FC forward Megan Rapinoe seem to be the new power couple in sports. And on Saturday, they showed that couples who support each other stay with each other. In the afternoon, Rapinoe sat courtside at KeyArena to watch Bird score eight points, record 11 assists and take part in the 3-point contest (although it probably could've been a better showing on Bird's part) at the WNBA All-Star Game. That night, Bird saw Rapinoe record a hat trick in the Reign's 5-4 win over Sky Blue FC at Seattle High School Memorial Stadium. Speaking on SportsCenter on Friday, the day after she publicly came out, Bird beamed when talking about her relationship with