• Maurice Edu on embracing broadcasting to stay in the game, his playing career highlights, and his soccer-loving family
    Ever since "Little Mo" could remember, there was a ball rolling around in the Edu household.
  • Antonee Robinson, the USMNT's acrobat: 'I prefer being called Jedi'
    For the second time in World Cup 2022 qualifying, Robinson came out of nowhere to score and spark a U.S. victory.
  • Derek Rae on his childhood broadcast career launch, video-game fame, and the USA 1994 World Cup legacy
    Starting when he was 10 years old, Derek Rae was "that kid" in the stands at local games, speaking to himself into a voice recorder and getting weird looks. Forty years later, He's doing the same thing - minus the looks.
  • Bundesliga fans getting gouged to watch a foregone conclusion
    How can the Bundesliga keep fans interested when those fans know Bayern Munich will be champion before a ball's been kicked?
  • John Motta on building a pyramid at top of amateur game, launching Women's Open Cup and taking position on U.S. Soccer presidential race
    Motta, the president of the U.S. Adult Soccer Association, has been involved in soccer in an administrative capacity since he was 18.
  • How to stall referee abuse in youth soccer
    Well-meaning campaigns, initiated by the state federation and the referees' association, mean nothing once the game has started.
  • PRO's Greg Barkey on Video Review's complexities, the evolution of American reffing, and his childhood in Argentina
    Reffing in college to earn tuition money led to a career in officiating for Barkey, the bilingual host of PRO's Inside Video Review.
  • Remembering the great Paco Gento: My teammate for a day
    During the 1989 U-20 World Cup at which the USA finished fourth, Francisco Gento scouted talent for Real Madrid.
  • Joe Cummings on helping American soccer grow at every level
    From the field to the board room, this year's United Soccer Coaches' Honor Award recipient has served the game throughout his career
  • New Jersey teen Daniel Edelman progresses toward playing for MLS club he cheered on as a boy
    Recent Homegrown signing Daniel Edelman attended New York Red Bull games with his dad and grandfather.
  • Ashlee Fontes-Comber: United Soccer Coaches' new president took unique path to the 'family business'
    Her father was an NFL, college and high school football coach. One of her three coaching uncles was head coach of the Detroit Lions.
  • Skip Gilbert on U.S. Youth Soccer serving the myriad sectors of the American game
    The world's largest youth soccer organization named Skip Gilbert CEO two years ago, shortly before COVID hit.
  • Ben Bender's path to MLS's No. 1 pick: From backyard ball with brothers and Cristiano Ronaldo on TV to college ball at Maryland
    The 20-year-old midfielder can pretty much pinpoint when his dream of playing professional soccer started.
  • Haaland vs. Hinteregger: when abusive conduct is not properly punished
    When the pro game legitimizes this kind of conduct, there's a knock-on effect all the way down to the lower ends of youth soccer.
  • MLS's 10 most important player signings
    Only time will tell how Lorenzo Insigne's signing ranks. Here's a look at the 10 most important signings in MLS history.
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