| May 26, 2014
| 9:28 PM
Juergen Klinsmann has often compared building a soccer team to solving a puzzle. It isn't until you start putting the pieces together that you get a true idea of what the picture will look like.
And that's what Klinsmann, who finalized his 23-man...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:10 PM
The U.S. World Cup team held its first dress rehearsal for Brazil on a chilly and windy Tuesday night at Candlestick Park. And though late goals by Mix Diskerud and Aron Johannsson gave it a 2-0 win over a determined team from Azerbaijan, it's clear...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:33 AM
The United States Men’s National Team officially kicked off its road to Brazil with a comfortable 2-0 win over Azerbaijan Tuesday night in San Francisco, the first of three friendlies on American soil before the World Cup begins next month....
| May 15, 2014
| 9:09 PM
The temperature at Stanford Stadium hung around 90 degrees Thursday afternoon, a few welcome degrees cooler than the day before. But none of the players competing for a spot on the U.S. World Cup team were complaining about the weather.
| May 22, 2014
| 3:41 PM
The United States Men’s National Team will go to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil without perhaps its most iconic player, Landon Donovan.
But coach Jurgen Klinsmann included Crofton native Kyle Beckerman and former Maryland players Omar Gonzalez and...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Juergen Klinsmann has finalized his 23-man roster for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. In my view, there is one glaring omission: Landon Donovan.
On paper, this roster has both strengths and weaknesses. However, I have two major concerns: experience and...
| May 23, 2014
| 8:04 PM
The question made Jermaine Jones laugh.
A day after Coach Juergen Klinsmann cut Landon Donovan, the most accomplished player in U.S. soccer history, from his World Cup roster, Jones was asked whether he liked the team that was left.
"I have to like...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Crofton native Kyle Beckerman and former Terps stars Omar Gonzalez, Clarence Goodson, Graham Zusi, and Maurice Edu were all named Monday to the United States’ 30-man provisional roster ahead of next month’s World Cup in Brazil.
| 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 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...
| 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....