• Brian McBride grows into TV role
    Of the three main soccer analysts to work games and studio shows for Fox Sports, Brian McBride definitely has the least experience.
  • Mastroeni intends to keep on coaching Rapids until told otherwise
    It's half an hour after the Colorado Rapids' preseason game has ended, and Tucson fans are milling around before the start of Saturday's third game at the Desert Diamond Cup. Right at home in the crowd is Rapids' Pablo Mastroeni talking with a group of high school buddies. His title is special assistant to the technical director, but he's been coaching the Rapids in preseason until they make a decision about a head coach.
  • Paul Caligiuri: 'We played for our livelihoods and our dreams'
    This year marks the 20th anniversary of the USA hosting the 1994 World Cup and reaching the second round of a World Cup for the first time since 1930. Paul Caligiuri, who also scored the goal that qualified the USA for the 1990 World Cup to end a 40-year drought, is our first subject as we look back on the year two decades ago that changed the course of American soccer.
  • Galaxy glamour sets the broadcast bar very high
    Once again, the Galaxy will boast a lineup that will be the envy of most MLS counterparts.
  • MLS forges ahead on the business front
    A story in The Oregonian newspaper Wednesday detailing all the naming sponsorships sold by the Timbers, including a new stadium-rights deal, typifies how dramatically has changed the perception of professional soccer.
  • Perceptions change with each U.S. game
    The next U.S. friendly is a month away, and when the Americans take on Ukraine in Kharkiv the landscape of their roster could change significantly.
  • U.S. Player Ratings: Beckerman, Wondo and Zusi stand out
    Facing fellow World Cup qualifier South Korea in its first game of 2014, the USA strolled to a 2-0 win thanks goals by Chris Wondolowski, who struck in the 4th and 60th minute, with Graham Zusi playing a key role in both.
  • Wondo plays the closer as USA downs South Korea
    San Jose Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski shook of the demons of missed chances wearing the U.S. jersey earlier in his career by firing a pair of accurate strikes as the Americans opened their 2014 campaign with a 2-0 win Saturday at StubHub Center.