Schmid, who touched the lives of hundreds of players in a record-setting coaching career, died on Christmas at the age of 65.
A system -- Training Compensation and Solidarity Payments or something else -- is needed for progress on U.S. soccer's quality to pick up.
More and more young Americans are being lured to Germany to chase their dreams -- but they are also better prepared for the challenge.
Garber acknowledged that the league's position on solidarity payments has changed -- unthinkable just a few years ago.
Like all the European countries that have shown a steady jump in rankings in the last two decades, we must redefine our development policies.