| Jun 22, 2014
| 8:03 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: Germany and Ghana played to a thrilling 2-2 draw, leading me and many others to wonder whether this means the U.S., which played poorly and still beat Ghana 2-1, is better than I thought, or whether Portugal, who was smoked 4-...
| May 22, 2014
| 3:41 PM
The United States Men’s National Team will go to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil without perhaps its most iconic player, Landon Donovan.
But coach Jurgen Klinsmann included Crofton native Kyle Beckerman and former Maryland players Omar Gonzalez and...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:33 AM
The United States Men’s National Team officially kicked off its road to Brazil with a comfortable 2-0 win over Azerbaijan Tuesday night in San Francisco, the first of three friendlies on American soil before the World Cup begins next month....
| May 12, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Crofton native Kyle Beckerman and former Terps stars Omar Gonzalez, Clarence Goodson, Graham Zusi, and Maurice Edu were all named Monday to the United States’ 30-man provisional roster ahead of next month’s World Cup in Brazil.
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:02 PM
The U.S. men's national soccer team's first appearance in Baltimore since 1997 took a couple of interesting twists this week leading up to Sunday's CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against El Salvador at M&T Bank Stadium.
The first came Wednesday when U....
| Jul 20, 2013
| 2:42 PM
After the U.S. men's national soccer team lost a friendly to Belgium in May, a disgusted coach Jurgen Klinsmann tried to talk about what positives the Americans could get out of the surprising defeat.
“I’d rather play Belgium 10 more times...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 6:22 PM
After Jurgen Klinsmann took over the U.S. national soccer team nearly two years ago, the positive results were not immediate. As recently as late May, when the Americans lost a friendly to Belgium, there were questions about whether the former German star...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 11:09 PM
As Landon Donovan and his Galaxy teammates paraded past the south grandstands toward the field before their game at StubHub Center, Donovan raised his left arm and touched the hands of fans leaning down from the front row.
In that section, and elsewhere...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:40 PM
The United States' 2-1 win over Ghana was simply a grind-it-out, blue-collar performance.
Despite starting the game with a brilliant goal in the opening minute by Clint Dempsey, the U.S. struggled to take control. The injury to Jozy Altidore in the 21st...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:01 PM
The news on Jozy Altidore's strained hamstring was the same Wednesday as it was Tuesday, which is to say there's no news.
Altidore left the field on a stretcher midway through the first half of the U.S. team's opening-game win over Ghana on Monday and...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:37 PM
No one was saying so directly, but it's what members of the U.S. World Cup team didn't say Thursday that spoke the loudest.
With striker Jozy Altidore officially ruled out of Sunday's game against Portugal with a strained hamstring, U.S. Coach Juergen...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 3:58 PM
The U.S. team has been peppered with questions about Cristiano Ronaldo in the run-up to Sunday's game with Portugal in Manaus —so much so that more than a few players have grown tired of answering them.
U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones found a...