• Can these U-17s be the new 99ers?
    In 1999, the USA, with a team that included Landon Donovan and DaMarcus Beasley, finished fourth at the U-17 World Cup in New Zealand. Never before the 1999 tournament had the USA won a game in the knockout stage of the U-17 World Cup -- and never since.
  • Soccer and labor strife: It's never about the money
    As American sports go, pro soccer has had relative labor peace. Since the only work stoppage -- the NASL strike of 1979 -- there have been two NFL strikes and one lockout, three NBA lockouts and one NHL strike and three lockouts.
  • Solo still has chance to prove people wrong
    Just how much more rope is U.S. Soccer willing to give Hope Solo?
  • Hamid becomes a student of the game
    Like for most good goalkeepers, D.C. United's Bill Hamid will tell you the biggest improvement he has made is how he reads the game.
  • Three takeaways from Southampton-Liverpool
    A match rife with refereeing controversies ended in a vital 2-0 victory for Liverpool over Southampton Sunday.
  • Late call from U.S. is no problem for Hedges
    FC Dallas defender Matt Hedges reached a milestone last year when named team captain and he notched another one in February by debuting for the national team.
  • Three takeaways from Schalke 04-Real Madrid
    Real Madrid's Champions League title defense remained on course with a 2-0 away win against Schalke in a first-leg round of 16 clash. For the German club, the loss most likely means the end of its long-shot hopes, but it was a marked improvement from the last time these teams met.
  • Three takeaways from PSG-Chelsea
    Chelsea returned to its pragmatic ways and rode the goalkeeping of Thibaut Courtois to tie Paris St. Germain, 1-1, Tuesday in the Champions League.
  • It's time to shutter January camp
    January camp, a tradition of the U.S. men's national team program for more than a quarter century, has run its course.<
  • Three takeaways from England-USA
    Playing against an England team that seemed to field no offense, the U.S. women still needed a stroke of luck in its 1-0 win in Milton Keynes on Friday.
  • Sunil Gulati: 'We think the Olympics is important, full stop'
    U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati discusses the men's Olympic program, the recent U-20s' performance, and where the women's team stands.
  • Third Rail ready to rock Yankee Stadium
    MLS, entering its 20th season, has arrived in New York City, the nation's most populous city that doesn't even have an NFL team playing within its borders.
  • Mike Jacobs Q&A: The new pathways to the pros
    After nine years as the men's head coach at Evansville, Mike Jacobs left after the 2014 season to become vice president, league development, at the USL.
  • Tab Ramos: U-20s are hard to predict
    Chances of the USA reaching the second round of the biennial U-20 World Cup for the first time since 2007 look a lot better since Tuesday's draw.
  • DPs are not the whole story of Galaxy success
    Gyasi Zardes is a vivid example of how the Galaxy can groom players as well as spend big money for stars.
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