| Jun 28, 2014
| 5:35 AM
The knockout rounds begin today at noon, but before we dive into the Round of 16, let’s take a look at some awards as they might stand through the group stages.
Golden Ball: Given to the tournament’s top player, there are plenty of strong...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:04 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — The moment felt predetermined.
Landon Donovan played just 23 minutes, but when he got on the end of a cross in the 70th minute of the MLS All-Star Game and slotted the game-winning goal past Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer,...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Orlando City may be looking to create a connection to its Brazilian fans, but two of the sexier names connected to the Lions won't be joining the team in 2015.
Conversations with AC Milan concerning a Robinho transfer have hit a wall and appear to be...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Don Garber, who rescued Major League Soccer from near bankruptcy and turned it into a thriving league that has won respect worldwide, has signed a five-year extension as commissioner that will keep him in the job through the 2018 season.
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Juergen Klinsmann hasn't made many missteps in his 2 1/2 years of coach of the U.S. national team. Still it was hard not to question last week's decision to jettison Martin Vasquez, his longtime right-hand man, and replace him with Tab Ramos and former...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 8:59 PM
NATAL, Brazil — Tim Howard was asked what he remembers most about his last World Cup game in South Africa.
"We lost," the U.S. goalkeeper said.
He and the five other veterans of the 2010 team have had four years to think about that loss to...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:11 PM
When the U.S. meets Germany in its final group-play game of this World Cup, Juergen Klinsmann says he'll sing both national anthems before the game. And why not? He's had a hand in getting both teams here, now as coach of the American team and a few years...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 1:52 PM
HARRISON, N.J. - The United States national men's soccer team continued its solid build-up to the World Cup with a 2-1 win over Turkey on Sunday, raising expectations of a good showing in Brazil.
Defender Fabian Johnson combined with Michael Bradley...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Both the U.S. and Portugal will go a long way toward determining their World Cup fates when they meet Sunday in the heat and humidity of the Amazon.
For the U.S., it's win and go on. For Portugal, it's win or go home.
And a tie? Well, then it gets...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:41 AM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Landon Donovan on Wednesday spent the first 59 minutes of the U.S. national team's friendly against Mexico on the bench, a place he’s not accustomed to being for that long.
But it’s a place Donovan, the leading scorer in...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:32 AM
NATAL, Brazil — It's all starting to come together.
The United States' route out of World Cup group play, which looked muddled and confused Monday morning, had become as clean as Michael Bradley's bald head by Monday evening after the American's...