• The repulsive kiss sparking a necessary war
    What does it take to bring about change? Hard facts have never worked, and rational arguments fall upon clotted ears.
  • Gabriel Gabor on his front-row seat to the Messi Show, Florida soccer culture, and the Argentine connections
    It's been a summer of pride for Gabor, whose bicultural background and trilingual skills have served him well in a long career in sports.
  • Jim Froslid on the joys and uniqueness of being part of U.S. Soccer's 1990s odyssey
    His U.S. Soccer Press Officer work included the 1995 Copa America, 1996 Olympics, the 1998 World Cup and U-20 and U-17 World Cups.
  • Women's World Cup: Some final thoughts
    On a World Cup's ability to surprise, small margins, Spain's triumph and a suggestion for U.S. Soccer.
  • What happens when a team stops yelling at the ref?
    In other sports, the punishments for dissent are imposed and players respect the referees' decisions and rarely argue back.
  • Lorne Donaldson on making history with Jamaica, the USWNT's early exit, and American youth soccer
    The Reggae Girlz's head coach, who immigrated to the USA in 1979, is also the longtime director of youth club Real Colorado,
  • On the USA's early exit Down Under: A myth-busting optimistic dissection
    The spectrum of thought on the U.S. women's team's results at the World Cup span runs between two extremes.
  • Maryland 'Let's Play' program teams up with schools to tackle the access challenge
    The MSYSA is providing soccer for children 'we had not done a good enough job with, in communities we had not served well.'
  • Inter Miami teenager Noah Allen now plays with superstars: 'It's surreal'
    The 19-year-old homegrown was a backline starter as Lionel Messi, Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba arrived.
  • Tom Byer on the intriguing comparisons between U.S. and Japanese soccer -- and the skill factor
    No other countries that have come so late to the sport have been so successful internationally in recent decades as the USA and Japan.
  • Inside TV: Stadium booth broadcasting vs. calling games from the studio
    Fox Sports has had five duos announcing Women's World Cup games. Two of them from studios in California.
  • Old Guard of Italian soccer meets New Guard of NWSL: AC Milan hits LA
    The Rossoneri spent nearly two weeks in Los Angeles, playing two friendlies, while seeking a deeper connection within the community.
  • VAR-fetched judgments are not making for a fairer, better game
    On-field referees seem serially afraid to contradict their peers in the video capsule.
  • Silver linings from the debacle Down Under and USWNT challenges ahead
    The women's program needs creative playmakers and players at all positions with a level of ball control and passing efficiency.
  • Soccer opportunities for players with disabilities boosted by 'Innovate to Grow' initiative
    More than half a million players, coaches and referees are under the umbrella of U.S. Soccer's Disability Committee
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