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Soccer Without Borders aims for global change 
Columnist Ann Killion reports on how Soccer Without Borders, founded in Oakland, Calif., in 2006, uses the sport to aid ...
Honduras stands in way of U.S. Olympic berth 
The USA, which failed to qualify for two of the last three men's Olympic soccer tournaments, can clinch a spot ...
Report: FIFA presidential election could be postponed  
A decision on whether to hold an emergency meeting of the FIFA executive committee will likely be made next week, ...
Chicharito: 'Soccer is everything' for Mexican-American fans 
Javier Hernandez loves his new club, Germany's Bayer Leverkusen, even if he must learn a new language and find a ...
Asian champion Australia learns lesson in loss to Jordan  
Asian champion Australia fell into second place behind Jordan in its World Cup qualifying group with a surprise 2-0 loss ...
USA-Mexico: Who's got the edge at each position
by Ridge Mahoney on Friday, Oct 9, 2015 2:17 AM EDT
Soccer is a team game, a collective test of 11-v-11, and in one of the biggest games in their history the USA and Mexico stack up pretty evenly for their Rose Bowl encounter when the components are analyzed. Mexico enters the game with an edge on the backline and up front, but the USA can counter with its own strengths elsewhere.

Dunga asks for calm after Brazil loss to Chile 
Brazil opened its World Cup qualifying campaign with a 2-0 loss to Chile, but its coach, Dunga, rejected suggestions for ...
Groin injury expected to rule Goetze out until 2016 
Mario Goetze's groin injury he picked up in the 1-0 loss to Ireland in Euro 2016 qualifying should sideline him ...
What They're Saying: Stephen Flamhaft 
"They have not in any shape or form condemned Blazer. That's offensive to me. I'm a former prosecutor, so I ...
USA-Mexico: Who's got the edge at each position 
Soccer is a team game, a collective test of 11-v-11, and in one of the biggest games in their history ...
Is Bayern Munich better without Robben and Ribery? 
Bayern Munich has been the most dominant team in Europe thus far even though Franck Ribery has yet to play ...
NBC Deportes will air all 52 Under-17 World Cup games 
NBC Deportes will air all 52 games from the Under-17 World Cup, which kicks off Oct. 17 in Chile. Games ...
U.S. Abroad: Mewis makes European debut for Bayern 
U.S. international Kristie Mewis, signed by Bayern Munich from the NWSL's Boston Breakers, made her debut in the UEFA Women's ...
Business Report: Michael Bradley signs with Puma 
U.S. national team midfielder Michael Bradley signed a long-term contract with Puma to wear its latest offerings of cleated footwear ...
What They're Saying: Bruce Arena 
"For the most part, the competition part of it is somewhat useless. I guess the part about being in [the ...
Youth Soccer Reporter

Roster: U.S. U-16 girls national team calls in 24
Coach Tricia Taliaferro, U.S. Soccer's main scout for the 2000-born girls, will run a 24-player U.S. U-16 girls national team ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Ridge Mahoney

USA is better off without the hysteria surrounding El Tri
The hiring of Juan Carlos Osorio marks the sixth time in the past two years that the Mexican soccer federation ...
College Soccer Reporter

Soccer America Women's Top 25
North Carolina held on to the top spot in the Soccer America Women's Top 25 rankings for the second week ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
Beau Dure

Keys to picking the right club for your child
When you're traveling, do you go to a local motel or a name-brand place? Do you like the restaurant with ...
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Time is running out on violent goalkeeping
Employing former players as TV experts is now well established as the thing to do. Like it or not, that's what we're getting. Occasionally it works well -- which is surprising, because TV work is specialist work, and it's alarmingly clear that none of these guys has any training for the job.

"For the most part, the competition part of it is somewhat useless. I guess the part about being in [the next World Cup host's] country and getting the lay of the land is important, but the Confederations Cup is one of these competitions where I'm sure the national teams and the players would rather not have it, because it's just another game or series of games at a time when players need a break."

-- LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena, who took the USA to two Confederation Cups, on the reward for Saturday's winner of USA-Mexico. (