The scoreline from today's US-Italy Peace Queen Cup semifinal could read Abby Wambach 2 - Italy 0. The US advanced to the Peace Queen Cup final by a 2-0 score with Abby scoring the 97th and 98th goals of her USWNT career.

The US will face Canada in Saturday's final.

News & Notes:

- It looks like the Tampa Bay Rowdies will be coming back as a USL 1st Division team.

- Drew Moor from FC Dallas and Chris Rolfe, Chad Barrett and John Thorrington from the Chicago Fire have been called up by Bob Bradley for Sunday's match versus Barbados.

- has more info on the hold up of the Brian McBride to Chicago deal. Basically, Toronto FC is holding the allocation slot hostage.

- I may have to sneak out of my company picnic early today to catch the Germany-Portugal game. Here is Grant Wahl's preview at

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