| Jun 22, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The U.S. will extend no pity to Portugal in today's anticipated World Cup match. Although their opponent has more lineup holes to patch, the Americans have no obvious or reassuring solution to their single required change.
As a striker, Jozy Altidore is...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Time is not on the U.S. side as it tries to move on from its tie Sunday with Portugal and prepare for Thursday's crucial group-play final against Germany.
The U.S. played its second World Cup game Sunday, a day after the Germans played theirs, leaving...
| May 12, 2014
| 12:55 PM
There were few surprises among the 30 players Coach Juergen Klinsmann chose Monday to join the U.S. soccer team at Stanford on Wednesday for its final training camp before next month's World Cup in Brazil.
Among those invited were Galaxy forward...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Landon Donovan took a big step toward a record-tying fourth World Cup appearance and Galaxy teammate Omar Gonzalez moved closer to his first when both were included Monday in the 30-man provisional squad U.S. Coach Juergen Klinsmann called into this week'...
| May 14, 2014
| 8:50 PM
— Ten doesn't go into three very cleanly or easily. But that's the math facing Coach Juergen Klinsmann and the U.S. soccer team less than three weeks before the 23-man World Cup rosters are due.
Klinsmann invited 30 players to training camp, which...
| May 22, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Landon Donovan will not be playing in a record fourth World Cup for the U.S. this summer after the Galaxy star was left off the final 23-man roster announced Thursday.
Released from the team along with Donovan were forward Terrence Boyd, midfielders Joe...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Juergen Klinsmann has finalized his 23-man roster for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. In my view, there is one glaring omission: Landon Donovan.
On paper, this roster has both strengths and weaknesses. However, I have two major concerns: experience and...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:10 PM
The U.S. World Cup team held its first dress rehearsal for Brazil on a chilly and windy Tuesday night at Candlestick Park. And though late goals by Mix Diskerud and Aron Johannsson gave it a 2-0 win over a determined team from Azerbaijan, it's clear...
| May 31, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Ask just about anyone on the U.S. soccer team for their earliest World Cup memories and chances are they'll point to 1994, the only time the tournament was held in this country.
Michael Bradley, then an impressionable 6-year-old living in New Jersey,...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:47 AM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Landon Donovan on Wednesday spent the first 59 minutes of the U.S. national team's friendly against Mexico on the bench, a place he’s not accustomed to being for that long.
But it’s a place Donovan, the leading scorer in...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 9:57 PM
SANTA CLARA — Yannick Djalo scored in the 66th minute to help the San Jose Earthquakes win for the first time this season, 1-0 over Chivas USA on a breezy Saturday night.
Djalo blasted a shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left...
| 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:...