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Fabian Johnson

US loses to Panama in Gold Cup third-place game

CHESTER, Pa. If this was DaMarcus Beasley's final moment with the U.S. men's national soccer team, it isn't the way he wanted to go out. Beasley, who announced he was planning to retire from the national team, had his penalty kick blocked by Panama's Luis Mejia. That clinched the penalty kick shootout for Panama, 3-2, in the CONCACAF Gold Cup third-place game before 12,598 Saturday at PPL Park. The teams had played to a 1-1 draw through 120 minutes. "It is tough to lose like that, not just ... because it could be my last game but because we didn't get the result we wanted," said Beasley, who has left the window open to return. The loss ended a...