U.S. Soccer to Host Women’s World Cup Final Viewing Party & Fan HQ at Lincoln Park in Chicago

Jul 5, 2019
U.S. SOCCER TO HOST WORLD CUP FINAL VIEWING PARTY & FAN Q 
AT LINCOLN PARK IN CHICAGO ON JULY 7


Free Event Opens to Fans at 8 a.m. CT; 
U.S. Women’s National Team Match Kicks Off at 10 a.m. CT
CHICAGO (July 5, 2019) -U.S. Soccer will host a viewing party and Fan HQ for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup Final at Lincoln Park in Chicago, Illinois. The U.S. Women’s National Team will face the Netherlands in a battle for a historic fourth FIFA Women’s World Cup title.Fans can begin entering at 8 a.m. near the Benjamin Franklin statue near 72 W. LaSalle Drive.The viewing event will feature FOX’s broadcast of the match displayed on a giant outdoor video board along with food and beverages available for purchase. The game kicks off at 10 a.m. CT and will determine the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup champion.The event at Lincoln Park is free and open to the public, however, fans are encouraged to [REGISTER] in advance. Walk-ups are welcome, but space is subject to availability on a first-come, first-served basis.Featuring special guest host NWSL’s Chicago Red Stars player Sarah Gorden and local city favorite DJ King Marie, fans can enjoy pre-match activities, interactive games and giveaways at FanHQ, food trucks, official U.S. Soccer merchandise and of course the match itself!Founded in 1913, the U.S. Soccer Federation has been the official governing body of soccer in the United States for more than 100 years. During that time, and especially over the past 30 years, soccer has grown tremendously at all levels. As U.S. Soccer looks towards the future, its mission is to make soccer the preeminent sport in the United States. With a long-term and strategic approach, U.S. Soccer is working to accomplish its mission by supporting its members to increase participation at the youth and adult levels and assist in developing world class players, coaches and referees while consistently winning at the highest levels on the international stage. In addition, U.S. Soccer is always striving to serve fans by engaging with them in deeper and more meaningful ways.– ussoccer.com –
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EMPATAN RAYADOS Y SANTOS EN EDINBURG

Jul 5, 2019

En un partido en el que Diego Alonso tuvo la oportunidad de probar a jugadores jóvenes, los Rayados empataron a un gol con el Club Santos Laguna en el HEB Park de Edinburg, Texas.

Un punto a destacar es que Alfonso González salió de titular y demostró que peleará por un lugar en la Liga BBVA MX.

El primer tiempo presentó opciones para ambas escuadra. Sin embargo, fueron los torreonenses quienes pudieron capitalizar.

Marcelo Barovero demostró gran técnica al desviar un par de disparos potentes de los delanteros santistas.

Por su parte, los Rayados generaron opciones con Avilés HurtadoDorlan Pabon y Rogelio Funes Mori. Además, cuando Leonel Vangioni se sumó al ataque logró causar peligro en el área rival.

39′ RAYADOS 0 – 1 SANTOS | Brian Lozano

Al minuto 39, Brian Lozano logró abrir el marcador luego de realizar una jugada de pared y definir con precisión desde fuera del área, imposible para Barovero.

En el complemento, Diego Alonso llamó al terreno de juego a Ángel Zaldivar yEdson Gutiérrez.

55′ RAYADOS 1 – 1 SANTOS | Maxi Meza

Al 55′, Dorlan Pabon cobró tiro de esquina. Maxi Meza bajó el balón con el pecho y con pierna derecha fusiló a Carlos Acevedo para hacer un golazo.

Nuestro entrenador pidió el ingreso al campo de Luis CárdenasSergio VillarrealDaniel ParraGustavo SánchezEric Cantú y William Mejía.

Minutos más tarde, Jaziel MartínezJonathan UrretaviscayaMichell Rodríguez y Eduardo Banda entraron al terreno de juego.

A pesar de estar formado mayormente por jugadores jóvenes, el equipo no desentonó y peleó de tú a tú con un Santos que mantuvo hasta el final a sus jugadores más peligrosos.

En tiempo de compensación, Luis Cárdenas se vistió de héroe cuando fue encarado por Julio Furch. El delantero argentino definió a un costado, pero nuestro portero se lanzó a ras del césped de manera espectacular para desviar el esférico.

Al finalizar el encuentro, se llevó a cabo tanda de penales que los santistas lograron inclinar a su favor.

El domingo 7 a las 16:30 horas se enfrentarán al Club León en el Toyota Field de San Antonio. ¡Vamos, Rayados!

Alineación Rayados: Marcelo Barovero, Miguel Layún, Nicolás Sánchez, Johan Vásquez, Leonel Vangioni, Jonathan González, Maxi Meza, Alfonso González, Dorlan Pabon, Avilés Hurtado, Rogelio Funes Mori. DT Diego Alonso.

Goles:
39′ | Rayados 0 – 1 Santos | Brian Lozano
55′ | Rayados 1 – 1 Santos | Maxi Meza

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VERGIL ORTIZ JR. AND ANTONIO ‘RELENTLESS’ OROZCO LOS ANGELES MEDIA ROUNDTABLE

Jul 5, 2019

VERGIL ORTIZ JR. AND ANTONIO ‘RELENTLESS’ OROZCO LOS ANGELES MEDIA ROUNDTABLE QUOTES, PHOTOS AND VIDEOSSATURDAY, AUG. 10 AT THE THEATRE AT GRAND PRAIRIE IN TEXAS AND STREAMED LIVE ON DAZN

Vergil Ortiz Jr. and Antonio Orozco face off at their Los Angeles roundtable ahead of their 12-round fight, which will take place in Grand Prairie, Texas and will be streamed live on DAZN)


Photos/VideosPhoto Credit: Tom Hogan-Hoganphotos

LOS ANGELES (July 2, 2019): Rising knockout artist Vergil Ortiz Jr. (13-0, 13 KOs) and former world title challenger Antonio “Relentless” Orozco (28-1, 17 KOs) hosted a Los Angeles media roundtable at El Cholo Restaurant today to discuss their upcoming fight for the WBA Gold Welterweight Title. The fight will take place on Saturday, Aug. 10 at The Theatre at Grand Prairie in Texas and will be streamed live on DAZN.  Below is what today’s participants had to say at the roundtable: VERGIL ORTIZ JR., Welterweight Contender:“This will be an action-packed fight. There is no way that this fight will be boring. We are two warriors of Mexican descent. It’s going to be an explosive fight. There will never be a dull moment in the ring. My opponent Antonio Orozco has a good record and he’s tough I’ve seen him fight before. He’s definitely a tough guy, a very explosive puncher and very strong. But so am I. It’s going to be a real good fight.” “If I were to describe myself, it would be that I adjust. I use my head more than my muscles. There’s a lot of fighters who go in just throwing bombs, and it doesn’t look good. If you want to look good, you have to use your brain. You have to place your punches right, and that’s who I am.” “It means a lot to fight in Grand Prairie. I’ve never fought in my hometown before. I fought in the Cowboys stadium, but that’s not the same as my hometown.” “I believe that Antonio can handle my power because he’s coming up from 140 to 147, just like I did. We’ve never seen him fight at 147, so he might get bigger. When you’re bigger, you can handle more power than when you were smaller. This guy has been in the ring with some tough opponents, and I don’t see a reason he couldn’t handle my power. I feel like this very well might go the distance, and honestly I hope it does. I really need the experience because I’m getting close to that world title shot. I’m not looking too ahead, but if this title shot happens, then I need all the experience I can get.”
ANTONIO OROZCO, Welterweight Contender:
“It’s exciting. It’s going to give a lot to talk about. It’s going to be a fight that’s going to bring everything to the table. It’s been a great year for boxing, and it’s about to get better. ” “Vergil Ortiz is a tremendous fighter. Obviously he likes to fight. He likes to get in there and make himself known.” “This fight is very big. This fight can open the door to bigger opportunities, perhaps another world title shot. It’s a very important fight, and I’m looking forward for whatever comes next.”  “I expect him to come. I expect him to come with everything that he has. I’ve seen his fights. That’s the way he likes to come in. He’s a heated fighter and we’re expecting that from Vergil.” “It is a dangerous fight. Every fight is dangerous, and every fight can be your last one. Let’s not jump to conclusions. Let’s see what happens.” Ortiz vs. Orozco is a 12-round fight for the WBA Gold Welterweight Title presented by Golden Boy. The event is sponsored by Tecate, “THE OFFICIAL BEER OF BOXING,” and Hennessy “Never Stop. Never Settle.” The event will take place on Saturday, Aug. 10 at The Theatre at Grand Prairie in Texas and will be streamed live on DAZN

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CERRAMOS PRETEMPORADA EN EL CARIBE

Jul 5, 2019

 CERRAMOS PRETEMPORADA EN EL CARIBE

Con el día 14 de Pretemporada Rayada cerramos el trabajo en la Riviera Maya y estamos listos para disputar nuestros próximos juegos de preparación.

Trabajos de fuerza y resistencia fue lo que imperó en la primera parte de la sesión matutina de este día, en donde los Rayados nos preparamos para los próximos partidos que tendremos en nuestra gira por Estados Unidos.

Para la segunda parte del trabajo matutino, los albiazules trabajamos la puntería y el disparo a portería, mientras que los defensas realizaron transiciones y trabajo defensivo.

En la segunda sesión del día, los dirigidos por Diego Alonso realizamos un torito como dinámica para aflojar los músculos y cerramos el día de trabajo y nuestra Pretemporada Rayada en el Caribe Mexicano con trabajo de futbol y disparos a portería.

La ya clásica foto grupal de cierre de Pretemporada se tomó en las instalaciones del Moon Palace de la Riviera Maya y nos preparamos para viajar a Edinburg, Texas para nuestro próximo enfrentamiento ante Santos Laguna.

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Carl Frampton-Emmanuel Dominguez Headlines Philly Throwdown LIVE on ESPN+

Jul 5, 2019
August 10: Carl Frampton-Emmanuel Dominguez Featherweight Clash Headlines Philly Fight Night LIVE on ESPN+   

 Liacouras Center showdown to stream on ESPN+ starting at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT

Tickets starting at $35 on sale now



Carl “The Jackal” Frampton is on the hunt for another world title. Frampton, the former two-division world champion from Belfast, Northern Ireland, will make his first stateside appearance in more than two years in a 10-round featherweight bout against the hard-hitting Emmanuel Dominguez on Saturday, Aug. 10 at the Liacouras Center.
 
Frampton-Dominguez and a co-feature will stream live on ESPN+ — the industry-leading sports streaming service — beginning at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT. The entire undercard, including South Philadelphia heavyweight sensation Sonny Conto (3-0, 3 KOs), Philadelphia-born featherweight prospect Donald Smith (9-0, 6 KOs) and Puerto Rican middleweight puncher Edgar Berlanga (11-0, 11 KOs), will stream on ESPN+ starting at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT.
 
Promoted by Top Rank, in association with Peltz Boxing, tickets, priced at $100, $55 and $35 (not including applicable fees), are on sale now and can be purchased at the Liacouras Center Box Office and www.liacourascenter.com, or by calling Peltz Boxing at 215-765-0922.

“Dominguez is a tall, young, hungry featherweight, so I’ll need to be on my game,” Frampton said. “The premise of an Oscar Valdez fight is dangling in front of me, so I want to go out and show the world that I’ve still got what it takes to be a world champion. Winning is always the most important thing, but I want to do it in style. It’s great to be boxing stateside again. And Philly, in particular, has so much boxing history. I’d like to thank MTK Global and Top Rank for giving me the opportunity. I won’t disappoint.”
 
“Carl Frampton is already looking ahead to an Oscar Valdez fight, which gives me added motivation,” Dominguez said. “I am not a stepping stone. I am coming to Philadelphia prepared to ruin Carl’s plans.”
 
Frampton (26-2, 15 KOs), a 10-year pro who compiled more than 100 victories during a standout amateur career, is on the road back to another world title opportunity following his competitive decision loss to IBF featherweight champion Josh Warrington last December. Frampton won the IBF junior featherweight world title in 2014 and unified titles against WBA champion Scott Quigg via split decision in February 2016. He upset Leo Santa Cruz to win the WBA super world featherweight title in July 2016 but lost the immediate rematch six months later.

Frampton won three in a row, including an interim world title, before running into Warrington in front of a sold-out Manchester Arena crowd in one of the year’s best fights. With his sights set on Valdez, he must first defeat Dominguez (26-8-2, 18 KOs), a 25-year-old native of Aguascalientes, Mexico, who has won four of his last five, all by knockout.
 
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