Twenty-year-old Schalke midfielder Weston McKennie was one of few U.S. players to impress in the absence of Borussia Dortmund teenager Christian Pulisic, who missed the match because of injury. "I probably overthought that I had to get too tight to him, and by the time I had settled my feet, he'd already made his mind to go and I didn't reallt have a chance of catching him", Robinson said.
Spain scored three goals in each half as they completely outplayed Croatia , who were playing just their second game since the World Cup final. The result is their heaviest ever defeat, the first time they have conceded six goals and the first game in which they have let in five since a 5-1 loss to England in 2009.
In a stunning turn of events on the eve of training camp, Steve Yzerman is stepping down as general manager of the Tampa Bay Lightning after building them into a perennial contender. And Ken Holland has a two-year extension with the Red Wings". Last season's team finished with 113 points and a first place finish in the Atlantic Division, but was ousted in the Eastern Conference finals by the Washington Capitals .
With the pocket collapsed in front of him, Garoppolo spun out in a 360-degree turn left and zipped an off-balance throw to Pettis in the back of the end zone for a 22-yard touchdown. The defeat marked Garoppolo's first loss as a starting quarterback in the National Football League, and it made Stephen A. Smith call Monday on ESPN's "First Take" for everyone to "pump the brakes" on the Jimmy G hype.
Kerryon Johnson could end up with the most carries, but we all know LeGarrette Blount will be in on any short yardage situations, including if and when the Lions march into the red zone. By halftime, Matthew Stafford and the Lions were trailing, and in the third quarter, they unraveled completely. The Jets then took control. It was probably one of the best I've been around as far as preparing for the game.
The UEFA executive committee could approve the plan later this year, Agnelli said. Agnelli sits on the UEFA executive committee and is also the chairman of Italian club Juventus . The Champions League format isn't expected to change. But concerns about diluting the Europa League's quality made the idea of a third competition more attractive, particularly if it was reserved for teams from smaller leagues.