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51dJeff Carlisle

Dynamo prove that MLS form counts for nothing

The USOC has at times been a refuge for an MLS club suffering through an otherwise forgettable season. So it proved for the Dynamo on Wednesday.

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99dJeff Carlisle

No sanctions after Diomande's racism allegation

The U.S. Soccer Federation, citing insufficient evidence, will not levy any sanctions in an alleged instance of racial abuse in the U.S. Open Cup.

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119dJeff Carlisle

Portland withdraws protest over USOC loss

The U.S. Soccer Federation has announced that the Portland Timbers have withdrawn their protest of Wednesday's U.S. Open Cup defeat to LAFC.

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USOC: Dynamo, Union through to semifinals

Houston Dynamo overcame an early deficit to storm past SKC, while the Union have also reached the USOC semifinals after beating Orlando.

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154dESPN staff

Timbers oust depleted Galaxy from Open Cup

The Portland Timbers defeated the LA Galaxy 1-0 on Friday night to advance to become the first team to advance to the U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals.

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164dESPN staff

Louisville City dumps Revolution from USOC

The NE Revolution were eliminated from U.S. Open Cup by Louisville City on Tuesday, while D.C. United needed penalties to beat North Carolina FC.

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231dJeff Carlisle

NASL holdovers cleared for U.S. Open Cup

The U.S. Soccer Federation has announced that New York Cosmos B, Jacksonville Armada FC and Miami FC 2 can take part in the U.S. Open Cup.

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421dESPN staff

Red Bulls drought 'heartbreaking' - Marsch

New York Red Bulls coach Jesse Marsch said it was "heartbreaking" to see the club fall short of a major trophy once again after losing 2-1 to SKC.

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422dGraham Parker

Sporting KC adds new trophy to home fortress

With a fourth trophy to add to the U.S. Open Cups and MLS Cup in the Children's Mercy Park case, Sporting KC's home fortress held strong once more.

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Sporting KC beats Red Bulls for 4th USOC

Sporting Kansas City won a fourth U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday night, beating the New York Red Bulls 2-1 at Children's Mercy Park.