My advice to Jurgen Klinsmann
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Nov. 21, 6:14 p.m.
I'll begin by saying Project Klinsmann is too big to fail, so Jurgen Klinsmann is going nowhere.
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Three keys that could decide New England-New York series
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Nov. 21, 1:43 a.m.
New York hosts the first leg of the Eastern Conference finals against New England Sunday, more than three months since their last regular-season meeting
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Three keys that could decide Seattle-LA Galaxy series
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Nov. 20, 8:59 p.m.
The top two teams clash as Seattle and Los Angeles vie for a place -- and hosting rights -- in the 2014 MLS Cup final.
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Tom Sermanni: I hope the USA does well
Posted by Mike Woitalla on Nov. 19, 8:43 p.m.
Tom Sermanni watched a friend's child's U-6 game last weekend. He laughs and shakes his head as he recounts how one of the coaches followed the kids around the field yelling instructions.
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Running down the Dispersal Draft
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Nov. 19, 8:04 p.m.
The Offseason of Drafts started Wednesday with the selection of seven former Chivas USA players.
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Ireland-USA Player Ratings
Posted by Mike Woitalla on Nov. 18, 6:55 p.m.
The USA's winless streak extended to four games with a 4-1 loss to Ireland in Dublin on Tuesday -- matching its biggest defeat of the Jurgen Klinsmann era, a 4-1 loss to Brazil in 2012.
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Three takeaways from Ireland-USA
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Nov. 18, 5:45 p.m.
The U.S. national team ended its 2014 schedule on a dismal note, losing, 4-1, to the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday.
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MLS vs. Klinsmann: Who needs whom?
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Nov. 16, 1:44 p.m.
So MLS commissioner Don Garber was right. It's not personal between him and Jurgen Klinsmann. It's the entire MLS against Klinsmann, or so it seems.
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USA-Colombia Player Ratings
Posted by Mike Woitalla on Nov. 14, 6:52 p.m.
The USA's winless streak hit three games when it failed to hold a 1-0 lead, from Jozy Altidore's 9th minute penalty kick, and fell, 2-1, to Colombia in London on Friday.
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Three takeaways from USA-Colombia
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Nov. 14, 5:39 p.m.
Colombia rewarded its heavy contingent of support in West London with a 2-1 win over the USA on Friday night. A few bright spots for the USA can't erase the reality that it continues to struggle in the post-World Cup cycle.
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Sepp and the gang that can't shoot straight
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Nov. 13, 6:42 p.m.
Not a day goes by, it seems, without some more craziness from FIFAland.
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MLS Positional Rankings: Rimando tops the list of best keepers
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Nov. 13, 3:21 a.m.
The goalkeeping position is rather stable in MLS; a few teams have proven veterans who are entrenched, and several others have gone with younger players through good times and bad. Not many teams change keepers often, though some shaky times in the Colorado goal this year had fans scratching their heads. Montreal, too, never seemed to get that sure-handed, reliable ...
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MLS Awards: Martins is our MVP pick in photo finish
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Nov. 11, 3:23 p.m.
Notable seasons for several excellent players turned the Most Valuable Player vote into a scramble.
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Away goals rule can be altered to good effect
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Nov. 10, 3:30 a.m.
After completion of three MLS playoff series with the away goals rule in force, I have a suggestion: Tweak it.
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MLS Awards: Clark edges Morales for top newcomer award
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Nov. 5, 10:29 p.m.
Every season brings a fleet of new players to the league and this year's crop included an array of attackers, a few role players and a very good goalie.
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