Women add players
Defender Ali Krieger, who is nearing her 100th international appearance, has been named to the U.S. women’s national team roster for the upcoming Tournament of Nations. Krieger was not on the roster for two games in Europe last month. She has 98 national team appearances. Coach Jill Ellis called up 23 players for the tournament that kicks off July 27 in Seattle and also stops in San Diego and Carson, Calif. Veteran midfielders Megan Rapinoe and Carli Lloyd, defender Becky Sauerbrunn and forward Alex Morgan were included on the roster. Midfielder Margaret Purce got her first national team call-up.