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what should be clint dempsey's usmnt role going forward?


what if i told you that usmnt’s best player, and possibly their best-ever player, is not only not one of the first names written on the team sheet, but isn’t even a guaranteed starter at all?that is the life that clint dempsey, second on the list of all-time us goal scorers with 55 goals, whose .46 goals a game dwarfs all time leader landon donovan’s .36, is currently living. and that is completely insane.since the 2014 world cup, clint dempsey leads the usmnt with 16 goals, two more than presumed first choice striker jozy altidore and that comes with a major caveat. since the 2014 world cup, dempsey has appeared in just 22 games for the national team, compared to 31 for altidore. of dempsey’s 16 goals, 14 of them have come in competitive matches while just six of altidore’s 14 have come i






clint dempsey went from doubting if he'd ever play again to usmnt hat trick hero


in almost any other situation, clint dempsey scoring a hat trick to lead the united states to a crucial world cup qualifying win would be impressive, but not unusual. for years now, when the americans have needed a win, a goal, or a spark, dempsey was often the man to provide it. he was the man the u.s. leaned on, in qualifiers and even in world cups. but this was different.it was only seven months ago that dempsey was diagnosed with a heart condition that eventually ruled him out for the remainder of the mls season. he also missed four world cup qualifiers with the u.s., including a pair of losses to open the final round, cost jurgen klinsmann his job and raised some doubts if the americans would even make it to russia. but the team’s struggles paled in comparison to what dempsey was deal






clint dempsey went from doubting if he'd ever play again to usmnt hat trick hero


in almost any other situation, clint dempsey scoring a hat trick to lead the united states to a crucial world cup qualifying win would be impressive, but not unusual. for years now, when the americans have needed a win, a goal, or a spark, dempsey was often the man to provide it. he was the man the u.s. leaned on, in qualifiers and even in world cups. but this was different.it was only seven months ago that dempsey was diagnosed with a heart condition that eventually ruled him out for the remainder of the mls season. he also missed four world cup qualifiers with the u.s., including a pair of losses to open the final round that cost jurgen klinsmann his job and raised some doubts if the americans would even make it to russia. but the team’s struggles paled in comparison to what dempsey was






u.s. soccer star clint dempsey drives fast, with a fistful of lottery tickets, c


what’s inside the heart of clint dempsey did not kill him. instead, it made his soccer dream beat louder and stronger. so get out of the dang way. dempsey is in a hurry.“you’re going to push to the end. and fight as long as you can,” dempsey said wednesday. soccer has always felt like a race against time for him, and now dempsey knows he’s running out of time.one of the greatest goal scorers in american history has run so hard for so long that his heart got sick. it could have made dempsey quit the sport. to be certain, a heart ailment caused this 34-year-old athlete to feel extremely mortal. it also made dempsey all the more determined to make a final run with the u.s. men’s national team to the world cup.this drive began long ago, in the back seat of his father’s car, when dempsey was a






he’s come agonizingly close and watched from the sidelines. now clint dempsey wa


on saturday in toronto, dempsey will be on a mission to make his first mls cup final start in 12 years count. at age 34 and after missing last year’s final because of a heart condition, dempsey has learned that if he fails to seize this moment, another might not come along.toronto — clint dempsey remembers stepping on the field that november 2005 afternoon under a warm texas sun hoping to cement a dream season.instead, for his star-studded new england revolution side, the mls cup final ended in heartbreak that would become all too familiar in ensuing years. since 2005, when he was a fresh-faced 22-year-old with much soccer ahead of him, dempsey has not come that close to starting in and winning a championship match with any club team.and when dempsey heads onto bmo field with the sounders






clint dempsey open to roles with u.s. national team addition – the denver post


seattle — clint dempsey says he’s open to whatever role bruce arena sees fit for him as he rejoins the u.s. national team for upcoming world cup qualifying matches.dempsey said friday ahead of the seattle sounders’ home opener that he’s still probably not back to the level of fitness needed to play a full 90 minutes in a world cup qualifying match. but he expects to have conversations with arena when he joins the national team camp in northern california next week about how he may best be used.dempsey missed the final four months of the 2016 mls season after being diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat. dempsey returned to training when the sounders opened camped in january and has played 90 minutes in each of seattle’s first two regular-season games.






clint dempsey returns from heart ailment to again become the heart of u.s. socce


the team bus had left avaya stadium long before clint dempsey emerged from the u.s. locker room following friday’s world cup qualifier with honduras in san jose, leaving him to search for another ride back to the hotel. and though that was by chance rather than design — dempsey was delayed after being randomly selected for drug testing — it was also welcome since it gave him an extra few minutes in a uniform he once thought he might never wear again.last august, dempsey was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat, a potentially fatal condition that left his career — and his life — in danger. seven months later the former u.s. captain still won’t talk about the severity of the ailment, or the treatment he received that has allowed him to play again.but he does admit the experience gave him a






clint dempsey returns from heart ailment to again become the heart of u.s. socce


the team bus had left avaya stadium long before clint dempsey emerged from the u.s. locker room following friday’s world cup qualifier with honduras in san jose, leaving him to search for another ride back to the hotel. and though that was by chance rather than design — dempsey was delayed after being randomly selected for drug testing — it was also welcome since it gave him an extra few minutes in a uniform he once thought he might never wear again.last august, dempsey was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat, a potentially fatal condition that left his career — and his life — in danger. seven months later the former u.s. captain still won’t talk about the severity of the ailment, or the treatment he received that has allowed him to play again.but he does admit the experience gave him a






clint dempsey eyes spot on usmnt after scoring for sounders in return from heart


coming into this year, clint dempsey could not have been a bigger question mark. he had been sidelined since last summer with an irregular heartbeat and it was unclear not just when, but if he’d play again.but saturday night, in the seattle sounders’ first match of 2017, it was as if nothing had ever happened to dempsey, scoring the team’s lone goal.deuce back. #houvseahttps://t.co/q15u7icjwn— major league soccer (@mls) march 5, 2017dempsey didn’t look his sharpest, but he did look to be in solid form and he was an effective presence all over the pitch. as much as he was able to impact the match on saturday, his ability to impose himself on games should only grow as he continues to work his way back.suddenly, his performance again raises the question of how quickly dempsey should re-join t






sounders’ clint dempsey just one away from tying u.s. international goals record


dempsey should play in world cup qualifiers for the u.s. team this month. the 34-year-old forward has 56 international goals, one from tying landon donovan’s u.s. record.commerce city, colo. — on the three-hour drive home from soccer practice when he was younger, clint dempsey and his father would routinely purchase a lottery ticket. they spent the rest of the trip discussing their plans for the jackpot.the tickets never paid off. dempsey’s talent certainly did.the 34-year-old forward has 56 international goals, one from tying landon donovan’s u.s. record. dempsey is far more concerned with something bigger — getting this team back to another world cup, where he could join pele, uwe seeler and miroslav klose as the only players to score in four editions of soccer’s showcase tournament.“whi






clint dempsey headlines five sounders called into world cup qualifying action


sounders forward clint dempsey is rejoining the u.s. men's national team in a bench role for upcoming fifa world cup qualifiers against honduras and panama. dempsey continues to work his way back from an irregular heartbeat that sidelined him for the season last august.for months, the question had been whether sounders forward clint dempsey could even play soccer at any level again.now, he’s done so convincingly enough that u.s. men’s national team coach bruce arena has named dempsey to the squad for its upcoming 2018 fifa world cup qualifiers against honduras on march 24 and then panama on march 28. dempsey, who will be joined on the national side by sounders teammate jordan morris, went the full 90 minutes against houston in the season opener and then montreal last weekend, scoring once






clint dempsey happy to get back on the field and ‘to scoring ways’ in sounders o


sounders forward clint dempsey got "back to scoring ways'' against the houston dynamo on saturday after being sidelined with an irregular heartbeat last august and missing out on the team's championship runhouston, tex. – for more than half a year, star sounders forward clint dempsey had waited to join the party.he’d watched from the sidelines as his teammates reeled off an improbable run last fall just to make the major league soccer playoffs. then, hanging on by a thread at times without the onetime u.s. men’s national team captain, they upended one favorite after another to win the franchise’s first mls cup championship.all the while, dempsey remained shelved with an irregular heartbeat that no doubt sapped some of the firsthand thrill of that title win, but also threatened to end his c






dempsey scores twice, leads sounders past whitecaps 2-0


seattle — clint dempsey curled a left-footed shot past vancouver goalkeeper stefan marinovic early in the second half for his first playoff goal in two seasons, added a second goal in the closing minutes, and the seattle sounders beat the whitecaps 2-0 on thursday night to advance to the mls western conference finals.seattle advanced out of the two-leg conference semifinals after the sides played to a 0-0 draw in the first-leg last weekend in vancouver. the defending mls cup champion sounders will face houston or portland in the conference finals.the sounders controlled possession throughout but were unable to breakdown the whitecaps until a series of passes started by cristian roldan found the foot of dempsey at the top of the penalty area in the 56th minute. roldan's run was moved along






dempsey scores twice and sounders beat rapids 3-1


commerce city, colo. — clint dempsey scored two goals, will bruin had a goal and an assist, and the seattle sounders beat the colorado rapids 3-1 on tuesday night.seattle (6-7-6) won its first game since june 4.colorado (6-11-1) hosted a game on independence day for the 22nd straight season, going 13-4-5.seattle took the lead in the sixth minute. joevin jones dribbled alone down the left sideline and found an unmarked dempsey near the penalty spot. bruin made it 2-0 on another open shot in the 30th minute after his defender fell down in the box.dempsey scored with his left foot in the 85th for a 3-1 lead. stefan frei's goal kick was headed on by bruin and dempsey outraced the defense to chip tim howard.dominique badji scored for colorado in the 78th. marlon hairston ran past the defense fo






clint dempsey happy to get back on the field and ‘to scoring ways’ in sounders o


sounders forward clint dempsey got "back to scoring ways'' against the houston dynamo on saturday after being sidelined with an irregular heartbeat last august and missing out on the team's championship runhouston – for more than half a year, star sounders forward clint dempsey had waited to join the party.he’d watched from the sidelines as his teammates reeled off an improbable run last fall just to make the major league soccer playoffs. then, hanging on by a thread at times without the onetime u.s. men’s national team captain, they upended one favorite after another to win the franchise’s first mls cup championship.all the while, dempsey remained shelved with an irregular heartbeat that no doubt sapped some of the firsthand thrill of that title win, but also threatened to end his career






dempsey hat trick lifts us over honduras 6-0 to rebound


san jose, calif. — just before they walked onto the field for a critical world cup qualifier, american players received a message from bruce arena."i have this copyrighted, but it was something to the effect of: first shot, first tackle, first goal," the returning coach said. "i have t-shirt rights to that."their response was emphatic, elders and youth alike.clint dempsey came back from an irregular heartbeat at age 34 to score his second international hat trick, 18-year-old phenom christian pulisic had one goal and set up three others, and the u.s. routed honduras 6-0 friday night to get back in contention for an eighth straight world cup berth."three massive points," captain michael bradley said. "no two ways about that."surprise starter sebastian lletget got his first international goal






dempsey hat trick lifts us over honduras 6-0 to rebound


san jose, calif. — just before they walked onto the field for a critical world cup qualifier, american players received a message from bruce arena."i have this copyrighted, but it was something to the effect of: first shot. first tackle. first goal," the returning coach said. "i have t-shirt rights to that."their response was emphatic, elders and youth alike.clint dempsey came back from an irregular heartbeat at age 34 to score his second international hat trick, 18-year-old phenom christian pulisic had one goal and set up three others, and the u.s. routed honduras 6-0 friday night to get back in contention for an eighth straight world cup berth."three massive points," captain michael bradley said. "no two ways about that."surprise starter sebastian lletget got his first international goal






u.s. soccer: dempsey replacement finally apparent?


for nearly half a decade — ever since the retiring of landon donovan circa 2014 — the usmnt has been carried by the goal scoring prowess of one man; clint dempsey.and last year, when the 34-year-old striker was sidelined with an undisclosed heart condition, that assertion could not have been any more clear. in the five games dempsey missed due to injury, the united states won just one match; an ugly 1-0 win against 76th-ranked jamaica in world cup qualifying. even more damning, however, was the number of goals scored in those five games.three. that’s it.one against jamaica, one against mexico, and one against panama.jozy altidore, bobby wood, and chris wondolowski — the main strikers tasked with replacing the injured dempsey — combined for just one goal between them during this stretch, re






clint dempsey scores twice and sounders beat rapids 3-1


commerce city, colo. (ap) – clint dempsey scored two goals, will bruin had a goal and an assist, and the seattle sounders beat the colorado rapids 3-1 on tuesday night.seattle (6-7-6) won its first game since june 4.colorado (6-11-1) hosted a game on independence day for the 22nd straight season, going 13-4-5.seattle took the lead in the sixth minute. joevin jones dribbled alone down the left sideline and found an unmarked dempsey near the penalty spot. bruin made it 2-0 on another open shot in the 30th minute after his defender fell down in the box.dempsey scored with his left foot in the 85th for a 3-1 lead. stefan frei’s goal kick was headed on by bruin and dempsey outraced the defense to chip tim howard.dominique badji scored for colorado in the 78th. marlon hairston ran past the defen






mcdreamy just got an honorary degree from bates college | campus beat news for c


patrick dempsey made a splash at the bates college 2017 commencement this past sunday, except he wasn’t just there to great fans. instead the grey’s anatomy star, better known as “mcdreamy,” was on campus to receive an honorary degree of doctor of humane letters for his years of community philanthropy.such an honor to receive the honorary degree of doctor of humane letters at @batescollege today. congratulations class of 2017. #bates2017 #batescollege #batescommencementa post shared by patrick dempsey (@patrickdempsey) on may 28, 2017 at 1:20pm pdtdempsey never went to college, but he was raised near bates in lewiston, maine. related: 8 college dropouts who found fame and successgrowing up, dempsey watched his mother receive cancer treatments and felt the need to give back to the community






this floated christian pulisic pass and finish from clint dempsey is perfect


only a month ago, no one was sure if clint dempsey would be on the u.s. national team roster for the world cup qualifier vs. honduras.but he not only made the roster, he started on friday night and scored a beauty of a goal with a perfect lobbed pass from christian pulisic:pulisic, the 18-year-old borussia dortmund midfielder, played in a central role for the usmnt on friday and he delivered the type of pass to dempsey that bruce arena was probably dreaming of when he crafted his line-up. dempsey did well to chest the ball and control it, fend off a couple of honduran defenders to stay on his feet, and then finish.it was a special combination between the usmnt’s youngest player and one of the most veteran players on the roster. arena’s decisions up top were severely tied due to injuries, b






clinte dempsey hat trick lifts us over honduras 6-0 to rebound


by ronald blumsan jose, calif. (ap) — just before they walked onto the field for a critical world cup qualifier, american players received a message from bruce arena.“i have this copyrighted, but it was something to the effect of: first shot, first tackle, first goal,” the returning coach said. “i have t-shirt rights to that.”their response was emphatic, elders and youth alike.clint dempsey came back from an irregular heartbeat at age 34 to score his second international hat trick, 18-year-old phenom christian pulisic had one goal and set up three others, and the u.s. routed honduras 6-0 friday night to get back in contention for an eighth straight world cup berth.“three massive points,” captain michael bradley said. “no two ways about that.”surprise starter sebastian lletget got his first






dempsey feeling the most physically confident he’s been yet as sounders prepare


sounders star forward clint dempsey says his recent goal-scoring exploits with the u.s. men's national team has left him feeling more physically confident than he's been in some timesounders forward clint dempsey says his high-scoring sojurn with the united states men’s national team has left him more physically confident than he’s been in quite some time.dempsey had said before leaving to play two fifa world cup qualifiers against honduras and panama that he wasn’t sure he was “90 minutes fit” enough for usmnt play, but that changed in a hurry when dempsey scored a hat trick against honduras and then added another goal in panama to move within one of landon donovan’s all-time record for this country.“i mean, i’ve been playing 90 minutes in mls games,” dempsey said after thursday’s team wo






clint dempsey is fully cleared to play again after heart problem


clint dempsey is finally cleared to play again. the seattle sounders striker told reporters on tuesday that doctors have cleared him for a full return to action for the first time since he was sidelined in august.dempsey declined to go into the details of the heart condition that kept him out more than six months, but said he is ready to return now.“it was a medical issue. everyone’s kind of talked about it. i don’t want to go that much into it. it’s kind of my business,” he said via matt pentz in seattle. “but i’m cleared to play. i’ve taken the proper time out that i need to be out for what was going on and i’m feeling good now.”an irregular heartbeat first sidelined dempsey in august, and he returned to training a month later, until he was ruled out for the rest of the year. as recently






clint dempsey will be scoring clutch goals until he can’t walk anymore


the success of mls in the pacific northwest might be worthy of an entire book, but we don’t have time to break down all the ins and outs of the various rivalries and attendance figures. rather, we’re here to talk about what clint dempsey did last night, which was gut yet another rival team in the dying moments of a match.seattle led 1-0 late in the first half when brad evans was handed a red card for a tackle on darlington nagbe in the box. that led to a converted penalty, and portland scored again in first half stoppage time to take a 2-1 lead.playing at home, with a man advantage for an entire half, it seemed like portland would perhaps cruise to a big win over their hated rival. instead, they let the sounders hang around, and if there’s any opposing player you don’t want to let hang aro






sounders say clint dempsey expected to start in mls season opener


seattle sounders fans should expect a familiar face in the starting lineup as the 2017 mls season kicks off: clint dempsey. sounders manager brian schmetzer said there’s a “high probability” the 33-year-old forward will be in the lineup on saturday against the houston dynamo.dempsey hasn’t played a full 90 minutes in months and last played in an mls match back in august 2016, but he’s been ramping up activity in the preseason. while recovering from a heart irregularity, dempsey’s minutes have steadily increased in the run-up to the start of the season.he’s started four games in the preseason and has increased his minutes each start, including going 80 minutes in last saturday’s 1-0 preseason loss to columbus crew sc. still, the sounders have preached patience and caution with the usmnt sta






dempsey on performing big in rivalry games as he prepares for sounders’ biggest


clint dempsey has eight goals for the sounders in rivalry games against the portland timbers and agrees he does tend to elevate his play when opponents and stakes are highersounders star forward clint dempsey remembers his first big rivalry games from when he was just 9 years old.dempsey was a fifth grader playing for the texas longhorns youth soccer club in dallas, part of a three-team classic league that included the equally powerful dallas texans squad. the two sides inevitably battled for the championship every year, so any regular season or tournament games between them took on added importance in the feeling-out process.“it was never life and death in terms of people trying to kill each other, but it was just that you knew they would be good, competitive games,’’ said dempsey, who wo






watch clint dempsey score a hat trick as the usmnt down honduras


clint dempsey wasn’t even supposed to be here tonight.the u.s. national team veteran suffered a heart complication months ago, and he’s made incredible progress to be back on the field already. not only that, but he likely wouldn’t even have started against honduras if bobby wood hadn’t gone down injured. life works in mysterious ways though, and with dempsey back and needed against honduras for the u.s.’s crucial qualifier, he stepped up. he didn’t just step up though, he shined.first, he ran onto christian pulisic’s perfectly chipped through ball and stiff-armed his defender on the way to powering a fantastic flying volley into the upper corner to make it 3-0.then, his run and cool finish made it 5-0 for the u.s.finally, there was this. the coup de grace.that gem of a free kick made it t






clint dempsey has a hat trick to lead u.s. to 6-0 victory over honduras in world


clint dempsey of the seattle sounders scored his second international hat trick, leading the u.s. national team to a 6-0 victory over honduras in a world cup qualifying match in san jose, calif.san jose, calif. – clint dempsey of the seattle sounders scored his second international hat trick, leading the u.s. national team to a 6-0 victory over honduras in a world cup qualifying match friday night.christian pulisic, 18, added a goal and three assists for the united states.it was a successful return to world cup qualifying for bruce arena, who is in his second stint as coach of the national team. arena replaced jurgen klinsmann after the u.s. team started 0-2 in qualifying.because of goal difference, the united states moved from last to fourth in the six-team final round of the north and ce






clint dempsey has a hat trick to lead u.s. to 6-0 victory over honduras in world


clint dempsey of the seattle sounders scored his second international hat trick, leading the u.s. national team to a 6-0 victory over honduras in a world cup qualifying match in san jose, calif.san jose, calif. – clint dempsey of the seattle sounders scored his second international hat trick, leading the u.s. national team to a 6-0 victory over honduras in a world cup qualifying match friday night.christian pulisic, 18, added a goal and three assists for the united states.it was a successful return to world cup qualifying for bruce arena, who is in his second stint as coach of the national team. arena replaced jurgen klinsmann after the u.s. team started 0-2 in qualifying.because of goal difference, the united states moved from last to fourth in the six-team final round of the north and ce






dempsey leads way for mls players during cup qualifying


the latest round of world cup qualifying saw a major increase in the number of players from mls called in for their national teams.a number of those decisions paid off for their countries, perhaps no one more than clint dempsey.a few months ago, dempsey wasn't even in consideration for the u.s. after missing the latter half of last season because of a heart issue. but the seattle sounders forward scored four times in two matches as the u.s. gathered four critical points in concacaf world cup qualifying.dempsey was part of an influx of mls players contributing during the latest round of qualifying for next year's world cup in russia.in all, mls had 55 players called in for qualifying in concacaf, conembol (south america) and uefa (europe) competitions. last september, the league saw 58 play






army brass, led by future joint chiefs head martin dempsey, gave amorous general


army gen. martin dempsey wiped away the marital infidelity from maj. gen. john custer's inspector general report.(photo: brendan smialowski, ap) 4666 connect 1 linkedinemailmorewashington — the army inspector general was unsparing: the two-star general had an inappropriate relationship with a woman and lied to investigators about it, made his staff buy sexy clothing for her, subjected his underlings to racist and sexist emails and allowed himself to be photographed with another woman licking the medals on his formal dress uniform.after the report was received and signed by top army officials in september 2010, maj. gen. john custer, commander of the army’s intelligence school at fort huachuca, ariz., faced public shaming and the loss of rank.that’s when gen. martin dempsey intervened. demp






army brass, led by future joint chiefs head martin dempsey, gave amorous general


army gen. martin dempsey wiped away the marital infidelity from maj. gen. john custer's inspector general report.(photo: brendan smialowski, ap) 2464 connectlinkedinemailmorewashington — the army inspector general was unsparing: the two-star general had an inappropriate relationship with a woman and lied to investigators about it, made his staff buy sexy clothing for her, subjected his underlings to racist and sexist emails and allowed himself to be photographed with another woman licking the medals on his formal dress uniform.after the report was received and signed by top army officials in september 2010, maj. gen. john custer, commander of the army’s intelligence school at fort huachuca, ariz., faced public shaming and the loss of rank.that’s when gen. martin dempsey intervened. dempsey






clint dempsey goes from career in doubt to hat trick


closeskip in skipxembedxshare usa today sports' martin rogers recaps the world cup qualifying match between the u.s. and honduras. usa today sportsclint dempsey's return to the u.s. national squad friday was stunning as he scored three goals vs. honduras.(photo: kyle terada, usa today sports) 1 connectlinkedinemailmoresan jose, calif. – a few months ago, clint dempsey feared that a heart condition would not only prevent him from returning to united states national team action but also affect his quality of life.now? he is well and truly back.the veteran seattle sounders forward signaled his return to the squad on friday with a hat trick for the u.s. in its 6-0 thumping of honduras in a crucial world cup qualifying match, a statement that suggested that now that the 34-year-old is around ag






sounders’ clint dempsey scores as u.s. national team gets a 1-1 draw at panama


clint dempsey of the sounders scored his 56th international goal and is one short of landon donovan’s national record. dempsey has four goals in the last two u.s. matches in world cup qualifying.panama city – christian pulisic made an outstanding individual move to steal the ball, spin a defender and feed clint dempsey for his 56th international goal, and the united states held on for a 1-1 draw against panama on tuesday night in world cup qualifying.dempsey, who plays for the sounders in major league soccer, scored in the 39th minute on a warm and humid night. dempsey is one short of landon donovan’s u.s. record for career goals.the lead didn’t last long, as panama’s gabriel gomez tied the score in the 43rd minute.u.s. goalkeeper tim howard thwarted luis tejada with a between-the-legs sto






five key story lines to watch during the sounders’ 2017 season


can clint dempsey come all the way back this season? how will brian schmetzer handle no longer being just the interim coach? can jordan morris avoid a sophomore slump? this and other key questions for the sounders heading into the 2017 season.1. can clint dempsey come all the way back?dempsey hasn’t played a regular season game since last august and though he showed flashes late in camp, he’s still working back slowly and hasn’t gone a full 90 minutes yet. clearly, dempsey at anything near his best would give the sounders one of the league’s more feared attacking trios alongside nicolas lodeiro and jordan morris. dempsey scored five goals his final three games with the pair last season before being sidelined with an irregular heartbeat. this is a team slowly handing the reins to its youth






tech companies protest trump immigration order


new york — google, apple and other tech giants expressed dismay over an executive order on immigration from president donald trump that bars nationals of seven muslim-majority countries from entering the u.s.the u.s tech industry relies on foreign engineers and other technical experts for a sizeable percentage of its workforce. the order bars entry to the u.s. for anyone from iran, iraq, libya, somalia, sudan, syria and yemen for 90 days.the move, ostensibly intended to prevent extremists from carrying out attacks in the u.s., could now also heighten tensions between the new trump administration and one of the nation's most economically and culturally important industries. that's especially true if trump goes on to revamp the industry's temporary worker permits known as h-1b visas, as some