US women’s soccer team to host Asian Cup final for the first time in history – Reuters

USA’s women’s national soccer team will host a final match in their 19th Olympic Games, the country’s Olympic Committee announced Friday.The U.S. defeated China in the final at the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics, winning the silver medal in the men’s team event and the bronze medal in women’s basketball.The US beat Russia in the…

‘American Idol’ is on track to win the U.S. hearts and minds

The American Idol franchise is in its final week of competition and the show’s third season is off to a roaring start, according to an ESPN Insider analysis.With the season finale tonight (Tuesday), “American Idol” is currently the No. 1 U.K. cable-news hit and has already averaged 4.2 million viewers per episode on ESPN.That is…