• FC Cincinnati: An unmitigated disaster
    Less than two weeks before the start of the 2020 season, head coach Ron Jans quit amid an MLS investigation.
  • Dissent management tips for referees
    Handling genuine dissent is one thing. Tactical dissent is a different animal.
  • A handball offense in soccer: The ultimate NP-complete problem (2)
    Why do we give a special status to the handball offense when it's the least likely foul that can create game-control problems?
  • NWSL: Highs and lows of the Duffy era
    After almost three years at the helm, Amanda Duffy is stepping down as NWSL president to take a position with the Orlando Pride.
  • The soccer stories we will be following in 2020 (Part 3)
    American teenagers are knocking on the door at some of the biggest men's clubs in Europe.
  • The soccer stories we will be following in 2020 (Part 2)
    Ninety -- 90! -- pro teams should kick off this spring across five leagues, all only as strong as their weakest link.
  • A handball offense in soccer: The ultimate NP-complete problem (1)
    After some years of deliberation, IFAB this year decided to rewrite the LOTG regarding deliberate handling - sorry handball offense.
  • The soccer stories we will be following in 2020 (Part 1)
    Off-the-field moves that could impact the sport for years to come will get our attention early in the year.
  • Top 10 U.S. soccer stories of the 2010s
    American soccer experienced a decade of unprecedented growth, along with new highs and lows. Here are our top 10 stories.
  • Think small and think local: SA's tips for using schools to address soccer's access problem
    The Aspen Institute's case study on youth sports in Seattle, where soccer is No. 1, provides plenty of food for thought.
  • The future of VAR, Version 2
    Two years ago, the VAR system was at best an infant; nowadays it is more of a toddler.
  • U.S. Soccer and Concacaf
    Is U.S. Soccer destined to be a member of Concacaf? The ideal solution will be the merger of Conmebol and Concacaf.
  • What will be World Cup 2026 carbon strategy? Euro 2020 offers insights
    Sooner rather than later, a decision will have to be made on the 16 cities across North America that will serve as host venues.
  • USA, Belgium and 'Something,' The final episode
    Differences with the rest of the world make it almost impossible for the USMNT to be ranked No. 1 in the near future.
  • What USA needs to do to be ready for Hexagonal, starting sooner than you think
    The USA's chances will likely depend on the progress its young players make in Europe in the next year.
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