News

Jozy Altidore to miss US-Germany World Cup game

Jozy Altidore to miss US-Germany World Cup game

U.S. striker Jozy Altidore vs. Ghana. June 16th, 2014. Photo: Associated Press/Credit: Associated Press

SAO PAULO (AP) — Jozy Altidore will miss the United States’ World Cup game against Germany on Thursday because of his strained left hamstring.

The forward was injured in the Americans’ opening 2-1 win against Ghana on June 16 and didn’t play in Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Portugal.

U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann said Tuesday that if the Americans qualify for the knockout stage, “we’ll have a good chance to have him back again.”

Germany has four points and leads Group G on goal difference over the U.S. Portugal and Ghana, who also play Thursday, have one point apiece.

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 7

martin

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

in Sports

Harden has big 4th quarter;Rockets beat Clippers

File Photo: James Harden at the NBA 2K15 Launch Celebration held at the Standard
Credit :	Derrick Salters/WENN.com

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 16 of his 32 points in the fourth quarter to lift the Houston Rockets…

in Sports

Labron’s 33 lead Cavaliers past Bulls in game 2

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23)

LeBron James attacked from the start and scored 33 points, Kyrie Irving added 21 and the Cleveland Cavaliers evened their semifinal series with Chicago with a 106-91 victory over the Bulls in Game 2 on Wednesday night.

in Sports

NHL: Late goal gives Lighting victory over Canadians

A puck sits on the face-off dot during the first period of an NHL hockey game between the Phoenix Coyotes and the Carolina Hurricanes, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Raleigh, N.C.

Tyler Johnson's goal with 1.1 seconds remaining Wednesday night gave the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens and a 3-0 lead in their NHL playoff series.

in Sports

NHL: Burakovsky lifts Caps past Rangers

Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), from Russia, prepares to shoot as New York Islanders goalie Michal Neuvirth (30), from the Czech Republic, stands ready, during the third period of Game 5 in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Washington. The Capitals won 5-1.

Rookie Andre Burakovsky scored his first two playoff goals and Braden Holtby saved a penalty shot, giving the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night for a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Bellingham Traffic