The squad includes 13 players who earned their first caps in 2020 or 2021. Read the whole story
"We're always trying to reach higher. We're always trying to be better. We always want to keep learning. We're not going to be a club or organization that is just OK with who we are at the moment."
-- Columbus Crew general manager Tim Bezbatchenko on why the MLS team is changing its name to Columbus SC and introducing a new logo despite backlash from Crew fans. (Columbus Dispatch)
Indiana (21 appearances) and North Carolina (9) complete the field in the semifinals to be played in Cary, North Carolina. Read the whole story
Rubin's spectacular overhead kick for RSL should be a Goal of the Week shoo-in. Also in the running: Nani, Emanuel Reynoso and Kellyn Acosta. Read the whole story
1. Sam Mewis (Man. City), 1,147 minutes (7 goals, 2 assists)
2. Christen Press (Man. United), 954 minutes (4 goals, 1 assist)
3. Abby Dahlkemper (Man. City), 645 minutes
4. Tobin Heath (Man. United), 575 minutes (4 goals, 2 assists)
5. Rose Lavelle (Man. City), 466 minutes (1 goal)
6. Alex Morgan (Tottenham), 240 minutes (2 goals)
In its sixth game in seven days, the USA fell, 3-2, in the final. The USA's Tomas Pondeca received the Young Player Award. Read the whole story
Goalkeepers: 1-Chris Toth (San Marcos, Calif., 12-Esteban Sapetnitzky (Miami, Fla.).
Defenders: 2-Jason Santos (Cardiff-By-Sea, Calif.), 3-David Mondragon (Santa Cruz, Calif.), 5-Nicolas Perea (Hollywood, Fla.), 10-Gabe Silveira (San Francisco, Calif.).
Forwards: 4-Fredo Dilbert (Miami, Fla.), 6-Chris Albiston (Virginia Beach, Va.), 7-Nick Perera (Carlsbad, Calif.), 8-Alessandro Canale (Venice, Calif.) 9-Antonio Chavez (Oceanside, Calif.), 11-Conner Rezende (Davie, Fla.).
Note: USA faces Turks & Caicos Islands, Trinidad & Tobago and host Costa Rica May 17-19 in Group C.
A free kick from 20-year-old Jorge Hernandez and a diving header by 41-year-old Vicente Sanchez rate in the Top 5. Read the whole story
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