• Road to Qatar: USA gets early wake-up call
    The USA has qualified for the World Cup! It's got about eight months to add more depth and find answers at some key positions.
  • Former U.S. youth star Nelson Akwari embraces off-field leadership roles
    When U.S. Soccer was forced to increase athletes' representation to 33 percent, it opened the door for more who played at the highest level.
  • Soony Saad: the Lebanese-American globetrotter, travels the world for club and country, far from his Michigan roots
    Considering his extraordinary youth ball accomplishments, a long pro career in the US looked likely for Soony Saad.
  • USA has the finish line in sight after a long road back
    Christian Pulisic was the star with a hat trick, but a strong supporting cast has the USA close to returning to the World Cup.
  • Mexico's woes compounded by tie against USA as Tata Martino's future hangs by a thread
    El Tri has captured a mere six of a possible 18 points against Canada, Costa Rica and the USA.
  • Azteca gets bizarre but young Americans stay poised and display their great potential
    This legendary soccer venue took on several forms during the Mexico-USA World Cup qualifier.
  • Is Mexico an Azteca underdog vs. the USA?
    Smog, altitude and heat once gave El Tri a huge home edge. But Thursday's starting lineup may have only two Mexico City-based field players.
  • Leo Cuellar on Mexico-USA, Liga MX Femenil vs. NWSL, and Latino players in America
    Mexico's captain at the 1978 World Cup, Cuellar has been a soccer renaissance man on both sides of the border.
  • Sasho Cirovski makes a powerful case for two-semester college season -- the 21st Century Model
    We also asked the University of Maryland men's head coach about the new MLS Next era of boys youth soccer.
  • Abandoned game in the Bundesliga -- it's not just the fan who's at fault
    This was a really ugly matchup. Numerous nasty fouls, and a great deal of hot debate every time the ref blew his whistle.
  • Women's pro soccer is back in Southern California -- a 'transformative' moment for girls hotbed
    The Angel City FC-San Diego Wave game in Fullerton marked the return of women's pro soccer after an absence of more than a decade.
  • Janusz Michallik: Bilingual broadcaster, 1990s USA midfielder, keeps connected with his Polish roots
    After retiring from the professional playing ranks in 1998, Michallik pivoted to broadcasting.
  • George Bello makes smooth move from Georgia to Germany and rejoins U.S. World Cup quest
    Before his Bundesliga move, Bello played for Tata Martino, Frank de Boer, Gabriel Heinze and Gonzalo Pineda.
  • Gregg Berhalter on what it will take for USA to qualify for World Cup
    The USA closes out World Cup 2022 qualifying with three games in seven days. It will begin to gather on Sunday in Houston,
  • Jonah Silk's 'Goals and Glory' provides platform for mental health discussions by young athletes
    A licensed social worker, Jonah Silk founded Goals and Glory to help athletes heal from trauma by telling their story.
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