News

Donovan among 7 cuts on US World Cup roster 

Donovan among 7 cuts on US World Cup roster 

United States goalie Tim Howard, second from right, works out with teammates during training in preparation for the World Cup soccer tournament on Thursday, May 22, 2014, in Stanford, Calif. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Ben Margot

RONALD BLUM, AP Sports Writer

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — American career scoring leader Landon Donovan is among seven players cut as the U.S. announced its 23-man World Cup roster.

The 32-year-old attacker, bidding to make his fourth World Cup, was bypassed Thursday by U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann in favor of Aron Johannsson and Chris Wondolowski, who joined Jozy Altidore and Clint Dempsey as the forwards.

Also cut were defenders Brad Evans, Clarence Goodson and Michael Parkhurst; midfielders Joe Corona and Maurice Edu; and forward Terrence Boyd.

 

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Recent Headlines

in Local

New Costco approved with storm water mitigation facility

Fresh
Costco

Permits were approved for a new Costco on West Bakersview road. Costco will also be responsible for several environmental projects to balance the new developments as part of the approval.

in Local Sports

Chris Petersen speaks at Pac-12 media day, Dawgs also receive commit

Fresh
Washington head coach Chris Petersen takes questions at the 2014 Pac-12 NCAA college football media days at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles Thursday, July 24, 2014.

Petersen discussed the Huskies quarterback competition, the lack of seniors and returning to Boise State. California cornerback Kentrell Love is the eighth known commit for the 2016 class.

in Local

DRIVE Act draws support from both parties

Fresh
semi truck

The DRIVE Act drew support from both parties including Senator Patty Murray and will help improve our ferries, support new public transit, and make moving freight safer.

in Local

Rats on the move in developing Lynden

Fresh
lyndenrats

Rats are a growing concern in Lynden as new development has eliminated former habitats leaving many rats racing around town looking for a new home.

in Local

New bill allows pharmacists to prescribe, treat, and bill insurance.

Fresh
pharmacy

Governor Jay Inslee signs a bill letting pharmacists treat patients, prescribe medication, and bill insurance companies for their time.