• Californian Kyra Carusa's unique career path: Stanford champ, Georgetown star, Ireland debut and promotion in Denmark
    After a national title with Stanford and a final four with Georgetown while in graduate school - the San Diego product ventured to Europe.
  • Coaches instigate brutal foul play, and get away with it too
    It's just over four years since I turned off the television half an hour into the final of the 2016 European Championship between Portugal and France in the Stade de Denis in Paris.
  • U.S. Soccer Foundation's work more important than ever as pandemic widens disparities between kids with access to soccer
    As the nation begins to reopen - tentatively, and not at all uniformly -- Foundation officials are imagining how "Soccer for Success" will evolve.
  • Youth soccer tournament play resumes with some significant changes -- get in, play a couple of quick games, get out
    EDP, the Northeastern organization that runs U.S. Youth Soccer regional conferences and many other layers of leagues, held some weekend tournaments this month. Sort of.
  • Dr. George Chiampas: Returning to play safely in a pandemic requires a collective effort
    "We may be seeing some confusion and some different messaging in other parts of society, but that's not the case with regards to U.S. Soccer."
  • Gregg Berhalter's thinking on 10 key USMNT topics, plus Pulisic, Reyna, Adams, Steffen, Sargent, Akinola, Mueller and Nagbe
    The U.S. men's national team has had his first chance to attend live games since March. He offered his views to the media from the MLS bubble.
  • World Cup winner's early retirement shows: Players need more help to be themselves
    Germany forward and World Cup winner Andre Schurrle announced his retirement from soccer at the end of last week. He is just 29 years old
  • Longtime Division I head coach Dean Koski on canceled fall sports: 'We can run and hide, or we can adapt'
    Last week, the Patriot League canceled fall sports. Immediately, Lehigh University men's soccer coach Dean Koski was flooded with texts and emails from alumni and friends.
  • Gerson Perez on Silicon Valley SA's new path, coaching during COVID, and learning from Bora
    In addition to San Diego, Mission Viejo and San Francisco, Gerson Perez's childhood homes included France, Sweden, Saudi Arabia and El Salvador.
  • John Harkes: Italia '90 inspired us to dream bigger
    John Harkes played every minute of the USA's three games at the 1990 World Cup after starting in all eight games of the final qualifying round.
  • Title IX compliance: Keep existing sports, add more for women, cut football spending
    For Title IX advocates, the best defense is a strong offense.
  • Mike Lynch: College soccer makes American system the optimal model
    College soccer provides educations that make those competitors very valuable in whatever work they pursue once their college careers end.
  • Meeting the coach who preaches Imagination Soccer
    While talking tactics with a fellow coach the other night, I ventured that the all-conquering Spanish team of 10 years ago had been too perfect for its own good.
  • Tab Ramos: Italia '90 players had relentless desire to overachieve
    Tab Ramos was 23 when he started all three games for the USA at the 1990 World Cup.
  • College football arms race crushes a men's soccer program
    In May of 2020, App State, a public North Carolina University with 17,500 undergraduates, dropped men's soccer, men's tennis and men's indoor track & field programs.
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