PASADENA, Calif. (AP) After nearly two years as Mexico’s head coach, Juan Carlos Osorio is used to constant criticism of his tactics and lineups. Osorio is already proud of his experimental roster’s Gold Cup success despite a steady drumbeat of criticism from those who don’t like the Colombian coach’s plans or his players’ execution of them.
While the entire world waits for official word — any word, really — on the possible world record-shattering transfer of Neymar from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain, Gerard Pique just became the world’s most appreciated breaker of transfer news. [ MORE
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