• Former U.S. Soccer president Dr. Bob Contiguglia gauges the pandemic's impact and recalls past challenges faced by the USSF
    During Dr. Bob Contiguglia's tenure as U.S. Soccer President from August 1998 to March 2006, the SARS outbreak in China led to the USA hosting the 2003 Women's World Cup on short notice.
  • What if people are falling out of love with soccer?
    Around 15 years ago a British soccer journalist called Will Buckley published a novel called "The Man Who Hated Football."
  • Will Wilson, fire chief hired to extinguish soccer's fires and build anew
    Through unhappy accident, Wilson will have some additional time to get up to speed. Soccer stadiums and courthouses may not be open for a while.
  • Urgent reforms for European soccer in a post-viral world
    The wholesale suspension of soccer activity across Europe has opened us up to the truth that life can, and indeed must, continue without the game. For now, at least.
  • The Cindy Parlow Cone agenda
    Cone has less than a year before the next presidential election but she can accomplish quite a bit.
  • FC Dallas teen Tanner Tessmann: An American talent set to blossom when MLS returns
    Homegrown Tanner Tessmann, 18, was one of the players off to a strong start before the season was halted.
  • Anson Dorrance on Cindy Parlow Cone's elevation to U.S. Soccer president and the reconstruction of a 'gutted organization'
    The longtime North Carolina coach first met Cone when she was in high school and her parents drove him around for a book signing in Tennessee.
  • ECNL president Christian Lavers on clubs leaving the Girls DA, how U.S. Soccer should serve the youth game, and movement on the boys side
    Real Colorado and the Dallas Texans are the latest girls clubs to opt for the ECNL over the Federation-run Development Academy.
  • Fact- and reality-checking the latest round of U.S. women's lawsuit statements and filings
    A couple of court deadlines have come up in the U.S. women's team's lawsuit against U.S. Soccer, and this time, neither side let its court filings do all the talking.
  • Please spare us from games behind closed doors
    If the government ordered that a Taylor Swift concert was shut to the public due to health concerns, would the singer still go ahead with the performance?
  • New U.S. U-15 boss Gonzalo Segares on his path from Costa Rica to the USA, and shifting from pro player to youth coach
    U.S. U-15 boys national team head coach Gonzalo Segares played more than 200 MLS games for the Chicago Fire.
  • Two years on from Save The Crew: a rebirth for Columbus
    Sometimes it's easy to forget how close a founding member of MLS was from losing its soccer team.
  • The problematic timing of the Bayern-Hoffenheim player protest
    The sudden outbreak of collective political action under the players is not quite the act of timely heroism it's being hailed as in some sections of the German media.