| May 22, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Landon Donovan will not be playing in a record fourth World Cup for the U.S. this summer after the Galaxy star was left off the final 23-man roster announced Thursday.
Released from the team along with Donovan were forward Terrence Boyd, midfielders Joe...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Graham Zusi became the first Orlando-area athlete to be named to a U.S. men's national team World Cup roster, but his inclusion Thursday was overshadowed by other stunning news.
U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann cut star midfielder Landon Donovan from the...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:57 PM
It's generally not a good sign when a team starts all its games with its best scorer on the sidelines. But unless Coach Juergen Klinsmann suddenly decides, at 49, to suit up and play, that's the situation his U.S. soccer team finds itself in less than 100...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:22 PM
If World Cup tuneups are designed to build confidence and improve team chemistry, then Ukraine's emotional 2-0 win over the U.S. on Wednesday in Larnaca, Cyprus, was a disaster for the Americans.
But if the idea is to identify weaknesses and expose...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Since taking over as coach of the U.S. national team 2 1/2 years ago, Juergen Klinsmann has repeatedly preached the superiority of European soccer.
"When you watch Premier League, you watch the German Bundesliga or you watch Spanish football —...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 5:43 PM
The World Cup kicks off in Brazil in five months. And with the group-play pairings already set, the U.S. knows who it will play, where it will play and when it will play.
Still to be determined, however, is who will be in uniform when all that happens,...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Win and they're in. Anything else and ... well, it's complicated.
Heading into Tuesday's final match day of the CONCACAF qualifying tournament for next summer's World Cup, Mexico faces a series of possible outcomes that could either send it on to Brazil...