| 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....
| 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...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, the league announced Saturday.
Garber, 56, who has led MLS for 15 years, has undergone a series of comprehensive tests and doctors say the cancer has not spread. Garber...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Coach Juergen Klinsmann called up a 22-player roster composed almost entirely of Major League Soccer players for the U.S. national team's April 2 friendly with Mexico in Phoenix.
But the most interesting selection is one of the three non-MLS players:...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 8:44 PM
PHOENIX — Coach Juergen Klinsmann has only two months to decide on a final 23-man roster for this summer's World Cup in Brazil. And although most of those spots seem secure, four days ago Klinsmann pushed aside Martin Vasquez, his longtime chief...
| 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 —...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...