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U.S. Player Ratings: None look ready for prime time

If you didn't know which was the World Cup-bound team, you certainly wouldn't have guessed the guys in the shiny new white polo shirts. Lacking spirit, cohesion and a competent backline, the Americans fell, 2-0, to Ukraine in Cyprus on Wednesday.
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Brian McBride grows into TV role

Of the three main soccer analysts to work games and studio shows for Fox Sports, Brian McBride definitely has the least experience.
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Mastroeni intends to keep on coaching Rapids until told otherwise

It's half an hour after the Colorado Rapids' preseason game has ended, and Tucson fans are milling around before the start of Saturday's third game at the Desert Diamond Cup. Right at home in the crowd is Rapids' Pablo Mastroeni talking with a group of high school buddies. His title is special assistant to the technical director, but he's been ...
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Paul Caligiuri: 'We played for our livelihoods and our dreams'

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the USA hosting the 1994 World Cup and reaching the second round of a World Cup for the first time since 1930. Paul Caligiuri, who also scored the goal that qualified the USA for the 1990 World Cup to end a 40-year drought, is our first subject as we look back on the ...
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Galaxy glamour sets the broadcast bar very high

Once again, the Galaxy will boast a lineup that will be the envy of most MLS counterparts.
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MLS forges ahead on the business front

A story in The Oregonian newspaper Wednesday detailing all the naming sponsorships sold by the Timbers, including a new stadium-rights deal, typifies how dramatically has changed the perception of professional soccer.
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Perceptions change with each U.S. game

The next U.S. friendly is a month away, and when the Americans take on Ukraine in Kharkiv the landscape of their roster could change significantly.
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U.S. Player Ratings: Beckerman, Wondo and Zusi stand out

Facing fellow World Cup qualifier South Korea in its first game of 2014, the USA strolled to a 2-0 win thanks goals by Chris Wondolowski, who struck in the 4th and 60th minute, with Graham Zusi playing a key role in both.
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Wondo plays the closer as USA downs South Korea

San Jose Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski shook of the demons of missed chances wearing the U.S. jersey earlier in his career by firing a pair of accurate strikes as the Americans opened their 2014 campaign with a 2-0 win Saturday at StubHub Center.
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Parkhurst sees bright future with return to MLS

The last addition to the U.S. national team roster is the first one to admit that his future looked murky until about a month ago.
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Sakiewicz: Edu deal is 'win-win deal for everybody'

On separate planes, Philadelphia Union president Nick Sakiewicz and U.S. midfielder Maurice Edu flew back from England Monday after concluding their business there over the weekend.
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Union's Hackworth sees Edu as critical piece of midfield puzzle

Maurice Edu would certainly be a welcome addition to the Philadelphia Union, but if a transfer from Stoke City materializes as expected, he won't replace Jeff Parke at center back.
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Draft aftermath yields much intrigue

A few thoughts in the aftermath of the 2014 SuperDraft held Thursday in Philadelphia:
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Camilo departure stinks, but it's business

It took a statement from MLS commissioner Don Garber to confirm what had been painfully obvious from the get-go in the Camilo-to-Queretaro mess: claims of confusion over an option clause in Camilo's contract that caused him and his agent to believe he was a free agent were a smokescreen, plain and simple.
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Bradley deal ratchets up scrutiny of MLS

More and more, the 2014 World Cup is shaping up as a referendum on a vital aspect of Major League Soccer.
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