Canada Beats Usa In Olympic Warmup

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Do Saints stay undefeated? Post to Facebook USA TODAY Sports’ Week 6 NFL predictions on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1g2FdX0 Incorrect please try again A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. 1 To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs USA TODAY Sports’ Week 6 NFL predictions Staff report, USA TODAY Sports 10:42 a.m. EDT October 13, 2013 DeMarcus Ware (94) and the Cowboys hope to plant RG3’s Redskins on Sunday night. (Photo: Ronald Martinez, Getty Images) SHARE 10 CONNECT 5 TWEET 1 COMMENTEMAILMORE If the Dallas Cowboys had merely split with the Washington Redskins last season, America’s Team would have reached the playoffs. But Robert Griffin III and Co. swept their way to the NFC East crown by beating the Cowboys for the second time in Week 17. The division looks wide open again with Cowboys, ‘Skins and Eagles all saddled with three losses but still within a half-game of each other. The Redskins didn’t get their first W until Week 4 then went on bye.

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A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Join the Nation’s Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Canada beats USA in Olympic warmup Ted Ryan, USA TODAY Sports 1:10 a.m. EDT October 13, 2013 Team Canada celebrates a 3-2 win against the USA in Burlington, Vt. (Photo: Brian Jenkins, for the Burlington Free Press) Story Highlights Canadians build 3-0 lead, hang on to win by a goal U.S. coach: “We played probably 18 minutes of really hard-nosed USA hockey, so we’ve got a ways to go” Scuffle breaks out at end after USA player collides with Canadian goalie SHARE 4 CONNECT 8 TWEET COMMENTEMAILMORE BURLINGTON, Vt. – It’s a long road to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and two North American rivals took one more step along the way as Canada held fast for a 3-2 victory against the USA women’s hockey team at Gutterson Fieldhouse on Saturday night. “You better be ready to play when the puck drops and play 60 minutes of hockey,” said USA coach Katie Stone after her team turned in a lackluster opening 40 minutes. “We played probably 18 minutes of really hard-nosed USA hockey, so we’ve got a ways to go,” Stone said after Canada built a 3-0 lead and absorbed the USA’s late two-goal counterattack. “We kind of floundered a little bit early on but we’ll get there,” Stone said. “The good news is we came on as the game went on. We scored two goals, we put a ton of pressure on them at the end We need to start faster.” Canada had the edge in offensive zone time in a scoreless first period, netted two goals in the second and pushed the lead to 3-0 early in the third. The USA broke through with a two-player advantage power play goal at mid-third, cut the deficit to one with 5:31 remaining and drove hard to the finish. Those final minutes included not only several good USA chances but a skirmish that earned two players on each team five-minute roughing majors and game misconducts after USA forward Jocelyne Lamoureux collided with Canada goalie Shannon Szabados at 16:53. Szabados sprawled on the ice and her teammates came to her defense, setting off a lengthy tussle in the corner. “It happens from time to time,” said longtime Canadian team member Hayley Wickenheiser of the scuffle, recalling a 2010 incident.

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The match will conclude the qualifying stages for each team, as the U.S. cruises to the group ‘s top spot with ease after topping Jamaica 2-0 on Friday. Meanwhile, Panama comes in off a heartbreaking loss to Mexico that significantly altered its World Cup chances. Let’s break down everything you need to know for the upcoming matchup. Submit Vote vote to see results What’s the outcome? When:Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 9:30 p.m. ET Where:Estadio Rommel Fernandez, Panama City, Panama Watch:beIN Sport Top Storyline: Will Depleted American Crew Give Panama Hope? USA TODAY Sports With the United States firmly locked in the top spot and Panama needing a win, there’s no hiding that these two foes have very different mindsets heading in. But that won’t stop Jurgen Klinsmann from playing his best guys, for the most part. However, he’ll be without arguably his two best as Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley were both ruled out for the final World Cup qualifying tilts, according to Associated Press via Fox Sports . America had no trouble quelling Jamaica on Friday without these two stars in the fold, winning 2-0. But that was a much different atmosphere, as the U.S. played at home and against a foe who had no real shot at sneaking into a qualifying bid. On Tuesday, they’ll face a Panama team not only looking to get into the World Cup, but looking to reverse a two-goal deficit to Mexico in the ever-important goal differential. They won’t be looking to win, they’ll be looking to win big.

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17 in the USA Today Magazine’s preseason poll as reported by LSU Sports today (Oct. 15, ‘2013). The Lady Tigers will have three starters returning for the season, and seven letterwinners. The Lady Tigers finished last season with 22-12 record, which included a trip to the NCAA Sweet 16 championships under the leadership of coach Nikki Caldwell. Returning senior, Theresa Plaisance, led the Tigers last year and was also the top scorer in the conference averaging 17 points per game. Danielle Ballard, sophomore, also returns at the guard position. Three outstanding freshmen to be on the lookout for this season are Raigyne Moncrief, Jasmine Rhodes and Rina Hill. Other teams in the Southeastern Conference that were included in the USA Today poll are No. 4 Tennessee, No. 7 Kentucky, No. 12 Texas A&M, and No. 23 South Carolina. The Lady Tigers will be hosting two exhibition games with free admission on October 30, 2013 against Tennessee Temple and November 2, 2013 against Mississippi College. Regular season play will begin with the Sue Gunter Classic on Friday, November 8, 2013 against Stephen F. Austin at 7 pm in the Maravich Center on the LSU campus.

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