Quote of the Day

"It is impossible to overstate the dimensions of this disaster."
-- ESPN's Bob Ley, on the USMNT failing to qualify for the '18 World Cup. ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 10/11)
Wednesday October 11, 2017 Vol. 24 — No. 23 Print This Issue

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  • Sitting This One Out

    The U.S. will miss '18 World Cup after qualifying for the last seven events.

    U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati said that he would make "no decisions about the future" of the USMNT in the immediate aftermath of last night's 2-1 defeat to Trinidad & Tobago that resulted in the U.S. failing to qualify for the '18 FIFA World Cup, according to Andrew Das of the N.Y. TIMES. Gulati declined to say whether USMNT coach Bruce Arena would "coach the team through the end of his contract," which runs through the end of the World Cup. The USMNT entered the game "needing only a win or a tie to qualify," and "even a loss would have done the trick if the results in the other two games went the Americans' way" ( N.Y. TIMES, 10/11 ). SI.com's Grant Wahl reports Gulati "shook his head" when he was asked "whether wholes ...

  • Russian Roulette

    Fox' World Cup coverage likely to see big viewership drop without presence of U.S. team.

  • Flag Football

    NFL leaning towards requiring players to stand for anthem, though fallout could be immense.

  • Takes Two To Tango

    Labor union targets Jones after call to bench protesting Cowboys.

  • A Knight To Remember

    The Golden Knights play to a sellout crowd for their inaugural home game.

  • Shoe Fly

    Carmelo disputes report that Jordan Brand is ending his signature shoe line.

  • Set For Takeoff

    Fertitta hints NHL could work in Houston at Rockets introduction.

  • Cover Jinx

    Time Inc. reduces SI print frequency, cites cost reductions.

  • The Godfather

    Wisconsin AD Barry Alvarez talks about what it takes to make it in college athletics.

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