• What's next for LAFC? John Thorrington defines plans for the post-Bob Bradley era
    The what-ifs connecting Bob Bradley and Toronto FC have been around since his son, Michael, left Europe for Canada nearly six years ago.
  • How I yearn for 'especially sporting conduct'
    Former U.S. international Timothy Chandler was recently involved in a much-discussed penalty area incident during his club's Bundesliga game.
  • USL Championship: Watch out for the Orange, the unfancied and 'disrespected' finalist
    Orange County SC will be the underdog in Sunday's final at the Tampa Bay Rowdies.
  • Realizing the splendor of soccer amid the pain of defeat
    A soccer team is a special thing. Somehow, they mold themselves into one unit. Everything they do, they do as one.
  • Galaxy in transition: Lots of progress but 'it feels like failure'
    Greg Vanney's first campaign in LA, a pivotal year for the rebuilding Galaxy, ended in brutal disappointment.
  • Robin Fraser on Colorado's stellar season, the American pro game's evolution, and his Jamaican roots
    The Jamaica native who moved to Miami in adolescence, was among the premier players in the USA during its "pioneer" era.
  • Simon Kuper on seeing Messi's Barcelona impact up close, the Cruyff phenomenon, and Soccernomics' latest twists
    At first, Kuper thought writing about Messi might be boring. But when he began to speak to people at Barca, he realized they were all terrified of him.
  • Bob Bradley's LAFC legacy: Setting a standard for playing beautifully
    He ended on a low, but Bradley put on the field a dynamic side that set standards as MLS's game rapidly evolved.
  • SA's USMNT player awards (through eight Octagonal games)
    Building a cohesive unit and getting consistent performances has been very difficult, but some individuals have stood out.
  • The raging sideline coach is a man out of time
    At first I don't recognize the man standing in the door to my locker room. I've just reffed a fraught, hectic and foul-filled 90 minutes of men's soccer.
  • USA's prime-time leader: Walker Zimmerman's soccer savvy emerged via Georgia youth ball
    The youth coach who helped make Zimmerman a refined defender in return learned leadership skills from the boy.
  • Brad Evans on his goal and glory in Jamaica, and coaches Bradley, Schmid, Klinsmann and Arena
    The longtime Seattle Sounders midfielder is the only USMNT player to score a winning goal at Jamaica in WCQ's final round.
  • Roberto Abramowitz on USA-Mexico, El Tri fandom, and how MLS can catch up to Liga MX
    After a childhood in Mexico City, Abramowitz has worked in U.S. Spanish-language media for nearly four decades.
  • New U.S. U-20 men's boss Mikey Varas arrives via FC Dallas after coaching Northern California elite youth clubs
    It's an important hire for the U.S. Soccer as the U-20 national team has served as a crucial part of the men's side of the program over the past decade.
  • Coach Aliceann Wilber on her 600 wins with William Smith -- and how the journey began
    Growing up on a farm, Wilber never planned to be a soccer coach -- or a coach of any kind. In pre-Title IX days, she played no organized sports.
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