• U.S. women's view from top: It's only the starting point
    A little more than seven months out from the 2019 Women's World Cup in France, the USA is on top of its game.
  • World Cup-bound: U.S. women get stronger and Concacaf gets weaker
    You have to go all the way back to 1994 to find an easier path the USA had to the Women's World Cup.
  • Substitution and beyond
    The Laws of the Game allow three types of substitution. In American soccer's ranks, though there are variations on the standard rules.
  • VAR: The World Cup, and beyond
    Since the performance of the VAR system was so good at the World Cup, it set a very high precedence.
  • NWSL Final: Jessica McDonald writes perfect script in Courage romp
    The 30-year-old forward, playing in her sixth city in six seasons, was named the MVP as North Carolina cruised past Portland, 3-0.
  • Young academy stars leaving for free isn't only an MLS problem
    Paris St. Germain has introduced a carrot-and-stick approach to attempt to keep top prospects from leaving.
  • 'Palpable silence' puts spotlight on growing concern for MLS
    The Chicago Fire isn't alone in having issues with supporters groups and lagging attendance -- or struggling on the field.
  • Players, coaches and team's performance
    Coaches are an important part of the pro game, but their successes clearly depend on the quality of the team players.
  • USA wins the psychological battle again, but now what?
    The USA's 1-0 victory over Mexico on Tuesday night in Nashville followed in a long line of successes against El Tri in friendly games.
  • USA-Brazil: Any positives outweighed by inability to connect passes and problems up front
    Losing to Brazil is nothing new. The USA has lost 18 out of 19 meetings following its 2-0 defeat at the Meadowlands.
  • New UEFA Nations League is major money-maker
    If you don't like the idea of another competition, some tantalizing opening games might make you think differently.
  • Germany stays the course with Joachim Loew -- for now
    Joachim Loew, lucky to still be at Germany's helm following its 2018 World Cup debacle, has a crucial six weeks ahead of him.
  • Governance structure and Its implication to soccer development
    Governance structure of soccer federations can either be detrimental in the development of the sport or it can be supportive.
  • The football movement, White House visits, and how everything is relative
    FIFA president Gianni Infantino suggests American soccer should assess its place in the world and take stock of where it's at.
  • Reality check: Europe is still a numbers game for young Americans
    Of the 19 European-based players who played for the USA in 2018, only a handful have cracked the first teams at first division clubs.
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