For the Group C of Copa America Centenario, Mexico and Uruguay will battle it out on Sunday in a match between two favorites in the tournament.
The game will happen at 5 p.m. at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Despite being a powerful team, Uruguay is still considered an underdog when lined up against Mexico, Bleacher Report said.
The Uruguay team will also be missing a key player in their roster, MLS Soccer noted. Forward Luis Suarez is expected not to play for Sunday's game because of a hamstring injury. He, however, may still play during the tournament once his injury is better. more >>
"The Greatest" in the boxing industry has tapped out to his respiratory illness on Friday. Muhammad Ali was 74.
Ali fought well in the past days after he was hospitalized due to respiratory complications, NBC News said. News spread that his condition was getting worse and that his battle was worsened with his struggle with Parkinson's disease.
"After a 32-year battle with Parkinson's disease, Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74. The three-time World Heavyweight Champion boxer died this evening," family spokesperson Bob Gunnell said. more >>
Paraguay and Costa Rica will face off at the Copa America Group A competition on Saturday in Orlando, Florida, a match that could bring them closer to bagging the tournament's championship title.
Set to be held at the Camping World Stadium, the clash between these South American and Central American countries will begin at 5 p.m. on Saturday, The Bent Musket said. Football fans are excited to witness what both teams will bring to the table for the game.
Costa Rica head coach Oscar Ramirez is counting on a consistent and solid performance from his team, Dekh News noted. The team did well during the 2014 FIFA World Cup but failed to win a match during the 2015 Gold Cup. more >>
The opening ceremony for June 3rd's 2016 Copa America "Centenario" will take place at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California starting at 9 p.m. ET. The event will be broadcasted via TV on Fox Sports and Univision/UniMas/UDN. The live streaming information can be found below.
Opening Ceremony Performers
The ceremony, which will precede the evening's main event and only match (USA vs Colombia at 6:30 PT) will be featuring performances from J Balvin, Jason Derulo and Magic! They will be performing their hits songs such as this summer's unofficial single "Ginza," Derulo's "If It Ain't Love" as well as Magic!'s "Rude" and "Lay You Down Easy". more >>
The Los Cafeteros and the US Men's National Team will try to draw first blood as the two teams battle it out at the Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, in hopes of starting their respective campaigns at the 2016 Copa America on the right note.
Teams USA and Colombia will figure in the first match this Friday, June 3, to kick off the 45th edition of the tournament, which will also be dubbed as Copa America Centenario as the sporting event marks its 100th year, making it the oldest international continental football tournament.
This will also be the first time a Copa America is held outside the South America region. The USA team, which will be playing the underdog card, will get a boost from the home crowd. Their team should also be in high spirits coming from four straight victories on their warm-up matches. more >>
The centenario edition of Copa America in the U.S. this summer is hoping to gather football fans from around the globe. Copa America 2016 will see 16 teams competing against each other for the much-coveted Copa America title.
Mirror reports that the games will start on June 3 at 6:30 p.m. for the opening match between Colombia and US at the Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. The tournament will extend until June 26.
The participating teams will be divided into four groups composed of four countries each. Below is the breakdown: more >>