Video: U.S. fans react to John Brooks goal

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

We all remember this video of fans reacting to Landon Donovan's extra time goal against Algeria that sent the United States through to the knockout round of the 2010 World Cup. It was a fantastic shot of joyous, spontaneous reactions that showed soccer's growing presence and popularity in America. Well, we ...

Landon Donovan ad has terrible (or terrific) timing

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

I finally got around to reading Sports Illustrated's May 26 profile of Adam Silver, but amazingly that wasn't the thing that stuck out the most in the magazine. And not their profile on Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews, either. Which is stunning given that both pieces were superbly done. So what could ...

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 ...

Video: U.S. Soccer tops Honduras 3-1 in Gold Cup semifinal

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

The United States men's national soccer team won it's record 10th consecutive game in dominating fashion Wednesday night, topping Honduras 3-1. The victory came in the semifinal of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup, which means the U.S. has reached the final of the tournament for the ninth time in 12 ...

Video: U.S. Soccer rips El Salvador 5-1

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

The United States men's national soccer team cruised in its Gold Cup quarterfinal matchup against El Salvador Sunday afternoon, dominating the Central American team en route to a 5-1 victory. The Americans got a huge game from Landon Donovan who scored a goal, tallied three assists and helped set up another goal. ...

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 ...