Backline: Coach Bora Feeling 'Super' About Latest Challenge
Posted by Mike Woitalla on May. 27, 5:00 p.m.
It's past midnight when Bora Milutinovic answers the phone in Qatar, but no matter what time, no matter where he happens to be, the Bora optimism prevails.
Youth Beat: Reality TV Uncovers Missed Talent
Posted by Mike Woitalla on May. 27, 4:54 p.m.
The story of this year's winner of "Sueno MLS," soccer's answer to "American Idol," underscores how high the odds are stacked against low-income children in American youth soccer.
MLS: Conor Casey Settled Back Home
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on May. 27, 4:51 p.m.
Conor Casey's career has come full circle. Recruited out of Denver to play for the University of Portland, Casey moved on to Germany, where a six-year stint was marred by major knee injuries. Following a short stay in Toronto, the former U.S. Olympian landed in Colorado, for which he scored 11 goals last year and is among the MLS leaders ...
MLS: Claudio Lopez is Here to Play
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on May. 27, 4:46 p.m.
Former Argentine international Claudio Lopez played all but two games last year in his MLS debut season. For 2009, he agreed to a much smaller salary while retaining a major role in the Wizards' attempt to win its first MLS title since 2000.
World Cup Qualifying: Frankie Hejduk
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on May. 27, 4:37 p.m.
Frankie Hejduk, who played in the 1998 and 2002 World Cups but was sidelined in 2006, has set his sights on another World Cup.
MLS: Zach Thornton the Gentle Giant
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on May. 27, 4:32 p.m.
A stunning start to the 2009 season by Chivas USA has featured the return to prominence of goalkeeper Zach Thornton, a five-time All-Star during his years with Chicago.
MLS: Viva Chivas USA
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on May. 19, 4:40 p.m.
Sharp moves pushed Chivas USA to the top of the Major League Soccer standings - a remarkable achievement for a team battered by injuries.
Youth Beat: The Girls Game - Higher Expectations
Posted by Mike Woitalla on May. 1, 2:29 p.m.
Anson Dorrance, the USA's first world championship coach, and Pia Sundhage, its latest, share their views on how American girls soccer can keep getting better.