• 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.
  • Crushing Canada creates a new beginning for Coach Berhalter
    Less than two minutes into the game, the USA won a corner kick and executed it an unusual way.
  • USA, Belgium and 'Something' (3)
    Belgium until the 1960's was not a very diverse society. Now, its national team thrives with the sons of immigrants.
  • How LAFC victory over Galaxy in El Trafico marks turning point for MLS
    For the first time, the four teams in the conference finals are all teams who joined the league after its founding in 1996.
  • USA, Belgium and 'Something' (2)
    The major difference between the U.S. and Belgian federations is in the structure of their constituents.
  • Where does MLS go from here with expansion?
    MLS commissioner Don Garber introduced Sacramento as MLS's 29th team. A host of factors make moving past 30 teams soon problematic.
  • USA in crisis: Lost in Toronto
    The USA wasn't just outplayed by Canada. It lacked ideas and lacked inspiration. In a word, it looked lost.
  • USA, Belgium and 'Something' (Part 1)
    Belgium has done "something" to be ranked No. 1 in the world. You do not see that upward trend with the USA.
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