News

World Cup: Sounders stars Yedlin, Evans and Dempsey on preliminary US roster

World Cup: Sounders stars Yedlin, Evans and Dempsey on preliminary US roster

Seattle Sounders' DeAndre Yedlin kicks the ball in the first half of an MLS soccer match against the Los Angeles Galaxy, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Seattle. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

NEW YORK (AP) — Defenders John Brooks, Timmy Chandler and DeAndre Yedlin are among the 30 players selected by U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann on his 30-man preliminary roster.

Midfielder Julian Green, who made his national team debut last month, and forwards Terrence Boyd and Chris Wondolowski also are among the players picked who will try to earn spots at the Americans’ pre-World Cup training camp, which opens Wednesday at Stanford, California.

Other players on the preliminary roster for Team USA from the Sounders include Brad Evans and Clint Dempsey.

Klinsmann must submit a 23-man roster to FIFA by June 2.

Among those left off Monday were defender Tim Ream; midfielders Sacha Kljestan, Brek Shea, Jose Torres and Daniel Williams; and forwards Herculez Gomez and Juan Agudelo.

Half the players are from Major League Soccer, with four each from England’s Premier League and Germany’s Bundesliga.
Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Recent Headlines

in Local Sports

Viking men place fourth, women sixth at West Regional Championships

wwu western washington university congrats vikes vikings from kpug

Katelyn Steen takes women's title, both squads qualify for nationals

in Sports

Oklahoma’s Perine runs for record 427 yards & Top 25 scoreboard

football genric image

Oklahoma freshman Samaje Perine set a major college record by running for 427 yards in a driving rainstorm, scoring five touchdowns and leading the No. 23 Sooners over Kansas 44-7 Saturday.

in Local Sports

Kelly leads No. 13 Sun Devils past WSU

Arizona State Sun Devil mascot.  Associated Press

Taylor Kelly passed for four touchdowns and No. 13 Arizona State converted all five Washington State turnovers into touchdowns to beat the Cougars 52-31 on Saturday.

in Local Sports

Prep Football State Playoff Scoreboard

high school football scoreboard dl

All the scores from the prep football playoff action.

in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

elvis

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.