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It's time for Klinsmann to go young

At first blush, there is nothing startling about the 40-player list from which Jurgen Klinsmann will pick 23 players to take to the Copa Centenario in June. They're the same old suspects, you might say.

NYCFC's Pirlo problem won't go away

Jason Kreis, New York City FC's head coach for its expansion season, never came out and said it, but he likely didn't think much of the idea of signing aging Italian superstar Andrea Pirlo as the club's third Designated Player.

Recent incidents sharpen focus on how video replay can improve the game

MLS and other North American soccer leagues are awaiting specific guidelines to be issued by FIFA and IFAB regarding procedures and parameters to be used in experimentation with video replay.

MLS ups the ante on expansion

Major League Soccer has come a long way in the last decade, let alone the last two.

How Brian McBride started his path to stardom

Brian McBride is regarded as one of the top forwards in U.S. history and played in three World Cups. He took a vital step towards an incredible career in the Crew's first game in 1996.

Klinsmann stance on Jordan Morris makes sense

The Jordan Morris saga has begun its professional chapter and a middling start with the Sounders isn't what some fans and observers expected.

Projecting USA's Copa America Centenario roster

Results for the national team and U-23 team in March altered the landscape for U.S. Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann as he plots a course for the big showdown in June.

Olympic debacle proves Klinsmann shouldn't be in charge

Coach Andi Herzog failed to qualify the U.S. U-23 men's national team for the 2016 Olympic Games. It's not the first time the Austrian has failed to qualify a team to a major tournament.

Klinsmann failed test in Guatemala City

Perhaps it was inevitable that the U.S. unbeaten streak against Guatemala in qualifying play had to end, but the timing sure was lousy. The USA is riding a bleak streak of ineptitude against Concacaf opponents, both in friendlies and games that count.

The day Cruyff came to town

While the soccer world mourns the death of Johan Cruyff-- the electrifying, revolutionary player who brought Holland to global prominence, then as a coach laid the foundation for Barcelona (and Spain's) enduring influence - Westporters of a certain age recall the day the lithe forward arrived in town.

USA is going for the sweep against Guatemala

The middle two games in the U.S. World Cup qualifying semifinal round are against Guatemala, which has brought back veteran striker Carlos Ruiz yet offers the USA a real chance to clinch a spot in the Hexagonal.

MLS players want a break -- why it won't happen

ESPN FC's MLS player poll, compiled by our colleagues Jeffrey Carlisle and Doug McIntyre, is a must-read if you are an MLS fan.

Can Tim Howard deal lift Colorado to prominence?

The Rapids added another major piece in their renovation by signing USA keeper Tim Howard, who took an offer presented after losing the starting job at Everton following nearly a decade as the No. 1.

Our 23 U.S. players for the Guatemala series

The USA can clinch its ticket to the Hexagonal if it beats Guatemala in both games of their home-and-home series that begins next Friday and Trinidad & Tobago at least splits against St. Vincent & the Grenadines. Jurgen Klinsmann says the goal is to do just that -- take three points in Guatemala City and in Columbus four days ...

Molino's return brightens the outlook in Orlando

Kevin Molino played just seven games in the MLS debut season for Orlando City SC before a torn ACL ended his season. A long rehab and 167 minutes in the Lions' first two games of the 2016 season has returned him to action.