| Oct 6, 2013
| 12:51 PM
With some of his first-choice team sidelined by injury and other issues, U.S. national team Coach Juergen Klinsmann called up only 20 players Sunday for the final two World Cup qualifiers.
In the past Klinsmann has typically summoned 23 players to...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 3:43 PM
In Mexico, people may someday remember where they were the night Raul Jimenez beat Panama. Babies may be named after him. Statues could be built.
Or maybe not.
Because if Mexico falls again Tuesday in Costa Rica, the country's disappointing...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 10:46 PM
There was nothing quite like the fury of a scorned soccer nation.
Costa Rica set the table for its revenge with some pregame challenges, designed to unsettle the visiting U.S. national soccer team. Once the World Cup qualifying game started, the Ticos...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Entering Friday's draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the United States and 31 other countries in the tournament will be on pins and needles to see how they fare in the selection process.
The 2014 World Cup field is arguably the strongest in...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:20 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Needing a victory to virtually assure itself of a berth in next summer's World Cup in Brazil, the U.S. battled a desperate Mexico team through a scoreless first half in a World Cup qualifier at sold-out Columbus Crew Stadium on Tuesday....
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Having just spent his monthlong winter camp working with domestic players, U.S. national team Coach Juergen Klinsmann called up a team of primarily foreign-based players for next week’s friendly against the Ukraine in Cyprus.
The game, to be...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:38 PM
After earning the regional championship title in a penalty kick win against Naperville North last season, Wheaton Warrenville South soccer players Joe Spera and Michael Stelletello have high aspirations for their final high school season. Both players...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:30 AM
After becoming a starter in his first year on varsity, Sandburg soccer player Patrick Russell hopes he can help his team keep the momentum going. In last year’s playoffs, Russell and the Eagles reached the state semifinals and won the consolation...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:32 AM
The US men's national team continues its quest for the 2014 FIFA World Cup with a pair of matches against Jamaica this week....
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:32 PM
After disappointing displays in 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Jamaica last month, the U.S. men’s national soccer team finds itself in a must-win situation. With the qualifying table tight between the United States, Guatemala and Jamaica,...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Boca Raton’s Jozy Altidore scored three goals and assisted on another in the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team’s 4-3, come-from-behind win at world No. 13 Bosnia and Herzegovina in a friendly Wednesday.
The hat trick was Altidore’s...