| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Manaus is more a sauna than a city, a frontier outpost in the middle of a rain forest 200 miles from the equator.
It's the last stop before the Amazon and not the kind of place where you'd expect to see grown men walking down the street wearing face...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:36 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil -- In the first half of an April friendly against Mexico, Michael Bradley was everywhere, scoring the first U.S. goal, setting up the second and ravaging a stellar Mexican defense by dominating possession, dictating pace and spraying...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 9:16 PM
— Michael Bradley's stare could bend steel.
His teammates on the U.S. national team insist Bradley is lighthearted, a practical joker. But when he turns serious, he's far more frightening than funny.
And on Saturday, Bradley was very, very...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:13 PM
When the U.S. team landed in Brazil two weeks ago, its path to the second round of the World Cup was a simple one: beat Ghana, play Portugal to a tie and hope the tiebreakers work in its favor.
That's exactly how things have played out. With nothing...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Mike Magee wasn’t sure what to expect while working on a parody of the 1980s classic comedy “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.”
But the Chicago Fire forward was delighted with the results as “Mike Magee’s Day Off” hit...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:30 AM
* Orlando City will welcome midfielder Darwin Cerén's brother, Óscar Cerén, as a trialist, according to reports out of El Salvador.
Óscar Cerén, 22, spent the last three seasons with Juventud Independiente in El Salvador, scoring 10 goals in 39 games...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Major League Soccer announced its full All-Star team on Saturday evening including L.A. Galaxy star forward Robbie Keane and New York Red Bulls striker Bradley Wright-Phillips, the league’s leading goalscorer.
The fans had already voted eight U.S....
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:12 PM
Early Wednesday morning, just a few hours after the U.S. was eliminated from the World Cup in an extra-time loss to Belgium, Coach Juergen Klinsmann rebooked his flight back to Southern California.
Last month Klinsmann had pledged to stay in Brazil...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:11 AM
The U.S. emerged from the Group of Death in Brazil, but failed to get out of the Group of 16 for a second consecutive World Cup.
Jurgen Klinsmann now will be tasked with moving the U.S. men's national team program forward -- in part through the...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 7:02 PM
The word “heartbreaking” flew around Twitter after Portugal’s Silvestre Varela snatched a win out of the hands of the United States with a late goal to force a 2-2 draw in a World Cup Group G match Sunday. After the tie, the focus of U....
| Jun 30, 2014
| 3:46 PM
ARGENTINA VS. SWITZERLAND
Where: Sao Paulo. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision.
The buzz: After years of criticism that he can't win the big ones, Argentina's Lionel Messi has been on a mission in this World Cup. He scored the...