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2009-08-03 19:09:51

FC Dallas forward Jeff Cunningham, who scored four goals Saturday in a 6-0 win over Kansas City, was voted Major League Soccer Player of the Week Monday. It was one of those games that every striker dreams of, Cunningham said. It seemed as if everything I did went well. It is just one of those performances I am grateful for. I definitely want to thank my teammates. Cunningham is just the second unanimous selection for MLS player of the week. The other was Cunningham's former FCD teammate...

2009-07-23 20:33:06

Clarence Goodson scored late in the fist half and Kenny Cooper scored late in the game Thursday to give Team USA a 2-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup win over Honduras. The Americans will play for the tournament championship Sunday against either Mexico or Costa Rica. The United States ran its goal total in the tournament to 12 -- and the goals have been scored by 10 different players. Stuart Holden assisted on both the goals against Honduras. American goalkeeper Troy Perkins made four saves in recording...

2009-07-18 22:33:09

Kenny Cooper converted a penalty kick in overtime Saturday to give the United States a 2-1 win over Panama in the Gold Cup quarterfinals in Philadelphia. Kyle Beckerman also scored for the United States to help the Americans extend theirs home unbeaten streak against CONCACAF opponents to 57 games. The United States has eliminated Panama in the knockout stage of the tournament three straight times, and needs just two more wins to match Mexico as the only team to capture three consecutive Gold...

2009-06-20 22:34:08

Second-half goals by Eric Avila and Kenny Cooper led FC Dallas to a 2-1 Major League Soccer victory over Columbus Saturday. FC Dallas (3-7-4) won for just the first time in its last four games, while handing the Crew (4-3-7) its first-loss in 10 matches. Columbus took a 1-0 lead in the first half when Eric Brunner's header -- off a corner kick by Guillermo Barros Schelotto -- glanced off Dallas defender Pablo Ricchetti and into the net for an own goal. Avila scored on a 20-yard shot in the...

2009-04-19 20:24:51

Kenny Cooper's late penalty kick was the match-winner for FC Dallas Sunday in a 3-2 Major League Soccer triumph over Toronto FC. Cooper's goal, in the 84th minute, was his second of the contest. Drew Moor also scored for Dallas (1-3-1). Adrian Serioux and Chad Barrett posted first-half goals for Toronto (1-2-2).

2009-03-21 22:17:12

Justin Mapp, Brian McBride and Cuauhtemoc Blanco scored goals for the Chicago Fire Saturday in a 3-1 win over FC Dallas. Dallas (0-1-0) scored first when Kenny Cooper drove a 60-yard shot past Fire goalie Jon Busch in the ninth minute but Chicago (1-0-0) tied it just when Mapp scored in the 38th minute and McBride put the Fire ahead for good with a goal on a penalty kick six minutes into the second half. Blanco wrapped up the scoring with a goal on a free kick.

2008-12-30 14:50:31

U.S. men's national soccer Coach Bob Bradley has chosen 25 players to begin training next week in California. Bradley said Tuesday the players include Kenny Cooper of FC Dallas, Sean Franklin of the Los Angeles Galaxy, Jon Busch of the Chicago Fire and Chad Marshall of the Columbus Crew, all winners of top awards this year in Major League Soccer. The training camp gets under way Sunday at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. The U.S. team will play Sweden in a friendly match Jan. 24. The...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.