Given what the national team program has been through the last four years, it will take small victories like Thursday's 1-0 win. Read the whole story
"I was like, 'Going, going, going.' And sure enough, it went in. You got to shoot. If you don't shoot, you don't score."
-- Gyasi Zardes, who scored the only goal in the USA's 1-0 win over Ecuador when his long-range shot late in the game hit off Ecuadoran defender Robert Arboleda and popped in the air over backpedaling keeper Alexander Dominguez and off the crossbar into the goal. It was Zardes' first international goal since he scored against Ecuador -- also the game-winner -- in the 2016 Copa Centenario quarterfinals. (AP)
The USA beat Ecuador, 1-0, in the much-anticipated first game under new head coach Gregg Berhalter with a full contingent of foreign-based players. Read the whole story
Leo Messi's return to the national team on Friday against Venezuela prompted this tribute in which he's compared to 10 famous Argentines. Read the whole story
The move comes a week after he was placed on leave following his indictment for conspiring to commit racketeering. Read the whole story
Five broadcast crews will work at the tournament along with eight former women's internationals on studio shows. Read the whole story
The 2019 tournament in Frisco, Texas, will feature a record 36 U-17 teams and eight U-15 teams in a new MLS-Liga MX competition. Read the whole story