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Mapp guides U.S. to 2-0 victory

Three years away from the Big Show, also known as the World Cup, the CONCACAF Gold Cup is very much an off-Broadway production.

It determines the champion of soccer’s North and Central American and Caribbean region, but its main purpose is to screen new talent, to assess who might hold his own during qualifying for South Africa 2010, when things get serious.

That’s certainly the approach the U.S. took Saturday in earning a 2-0 victory over Trinidad and Tobago that all but clinched its place in the Gold Cup quarterfinals.

Goals by Brian Ching and Eddie Johnson did the trick in front of a sellout crowd at the Home Depot Center, but the player who impressed again was Justin Mapp.

Beckham injury could force him out of Real’s finale

U.S. Beats Trinidad, but Lackluster Play Puts Resolve in Question

David Beckham’s ankle injury is threatening to cast a shadow over what should be a fairytale ending to the former England captain’s Real Madrid career.

If Madrid beat Real Mallorca in next weekend’s final round of Primera Liga fixtures then they will be crowned Spanish champions for the first time since 2003 and the 30th time in their history.

damn shame

For fun and opinion Cooper has a long conversation going on about pornography over at Wonderland or Not. Not only is the content good the titles of her posts are bordering on the spectacular recently.


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  1. So John, I wonder if you ever met my nephew, he plays soccer too! (LOL)

    You guys probably don’t play in the same league, but he plays for BU. What year are you in? Villanova, Mmn…So what took you to Brown? My son is at Columbia. Brown has a great heavy weight crew team. I’m a crew mom.

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