Still hurt after the loss to Honduras in Mexico City, the Mexican national team will now have to face its greatest CONCACAF rival, the United States, in what will be a critical and difficult match for the visiting team.
Jozy Altidore has been cleared to resume practice, and U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann says he’s optimistic his striker will be ready for Friday’s World Cup qualifier in Costa Rica.
Rockets forward Chandler Parsons has been invited to attend the USA Basketball Select Team camp this July.
Blake Griffin will have surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left knee and the U.S. forward will miss the Olympics.
The national team demonstrated their power in the first inning with a two-out grand slam and added a two-run blast in the fifth inning to provide the bulk of their scoring effort.