U.S. Soccer extends Jurgen Klinsmann contract to 2018

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

On Thursday, United States soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann agreed to a four-year contract extension that will keep him with the U.S. team through the 2018 World Cup, while also making him the team's technical director. The deal was a no-brainer for the U.S. Soccer Federation after Klinsmann turned around a lackluster ...

United States soccer qualifies for 2014 World Cup with win over Mexico

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

The United States men's national soccer team is officially headed to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil after a wild Tuesday night. The American men beat Mexico 2-0 in Columbus, Ohio in a wonderful performance that continued their recent streak of excellent play against their rivals to the south. But the ...

Video: Jozy Altidore scores hat trick against Bosnia-Herzegovina

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

Just when it looked like the United States men's national soccer team's record win streak was headed down the toilet on the road in Europe, Jozy Altidore showed up to save the day. Trailing 2-0 at the half against Bosnia-Herzegovina, the United States rallied for a 4-3 win thanks to three ...

Jurgen Klinsmann banned from 2013 Gold Cup final

Friday, July 26th, 2013

After being sent off in the 87th minute of the United States' 3-1 win over Honduras during the semifinal of the 2013 Gold Cup, American manager Jurgen Klinsmann has been banned from the final of the tournament by CONCACAF's disciplinary committee. Klinsmann was ejected during the semifinal "for showing dissent towards ...

Landon Donovan left off U.S. National Team for qualifiers

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

On Thursday afternoon the United States men's national soccer team announced its roster for its upcoming slate of five games, and Landon Donovan was left off of it. Jurgen Klinsmann's team will play two friendlies against Belgium and Germany, then jump into three important World Cup qualifiers against Jamaica, Panama and ...

Trinidad Soccer Team Turns Into Collection Agency

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Trinidad and Tobago's soccer team is known as the Soca Warriors. Not the Sucka Warriors. That's the message 13 Trinidad and Tobago World Cup veterans relayed to the nation's soccer federation Wednesday after going all "Operation Repo" on the governing body's offices. Still owed bonuses for appearing in the 2006 World Cup, ...

Time Magazine Doesn’t Think U.S. Is Ready For Lionel Messi

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Lionel Messi is the best soccer player in the world. The diminutive whiz is the three-time FIFA world player of the year. So naturally he'd grace plenty of magazine covers worldwide. However here Stateside, King Leo apparently isn't worthy yet (you know because soccer is still a niche sport in the ...

Bend It Like Shunsuke

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

  OK, I think we can all agree that Japanese game shows can provide us with hours upon hours of entertainment. And while former Celtic midfield maestro Shunsuke Nakamura didn't get hit in the junk, he probably wouldn't have a problem kicking a ball into your trunk. OK, OK, that was ...