• Remembering Ron Newman, the delightful American soccer pioneer
    It's impossible to put a number on how many people Ron Newman inspired in American soccer, but I'm one of them.
  • Javier Ayala-Hil, from East Palo Alto to Cal Berkeley captain and college head coach: 'I was one of the lucky ones'
    Ayala-Hil grew up playing soccer in East Palo Alto, a city of 30,000 with one of the highest poverty rates in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • U.S. Soccer DA director Jared Micklos on new substitution rules, managing costs, and a revamped schedule
    In 2007, the U.S. Soccer launched its Boys Development Academy, which expanded to U-12s in 2016. The Girls DA kicked off in 2017.
  • Nico Romeijn and Ryan Mooney on U.S. Soccer coaching education: the Federation's intentions and its capabilities and capacity
    The U.S. Soccer Federation regulates who may coach at the which levels, depending on the licenses it grants through its coaching schools.
  • Ken Bensinger on the secret informants who made the USA's case in soccer's biggest scandal, the soccer guys who worked it, and the Christopher Steele twist
    The BuzzFeed investigative journalist is author of Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whistle on the World's Biggest Sports Scandal.
  • Anson Dorrance on the NWSL's big win, the upcoming U-20 World Cup, and the evolution of women's soccer around the world
    We spoke with Anson Dorrance about the appeal and importance of a women's club world championship and the upcoming U-20 Women's World Cup.
  • Stanford coach Jeremy Gunn on why he's optimistic about the unique American soccer system
    The Stanford men have won the last three NCAA Division I titles. A three-peat was accomplished only once before -- by Bruce Arena's Virginia.