| Jul 6, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Remember when CONCACAF was a quaint, unthreatening little football backwater where many of the people knew the sport as soccer — and few of them played it very well regardless of what it was called?
This World Cup has changed that perception....
| Jul 7, 2014
| 9:44 AM
SAO PAULO, Brazil — Remember when CONCACAF was a quaint, unthreatening little football backwater where many of the people knew the sport as soccer — and few of them played it very well regardless of what it was called?
This World Cup has...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 10:09 AM
SAO PAULO (AP) — DaMarcus Beasley is playing his latest, and likely last, World Cup with little fanfare — just the way the soft-spoken defender prefers it.
Beasley is determined to keep his focus on the field as he goes about his business...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:15 PM
7 a.m. Motorsports: MotoGP World Championship (in Assen, Netherlands).--FS1
7:30 a.m. Golf: BMW International Open third round(in Cologne, Germany).--Golf
8 a.m. Tennis: Wimbledon early rounds.--ESPN
9 a.m. Football: Oct. 2000: Warwick vs....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Manaus is more a sauna than a city, a frontier outpost in the middle of a rain forest 200 miles from the equator.
It's the last stop before the Amazon and not the kind of place where you'd expect to see grown men walking down the street wearing face...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:03 AM
The U.S. will take the field today against Germany with a berth in the World Cup Round of 16 on the line.
Plenty more is at stake.
When U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati met with reporters in Brazil on Wednesday he listed the reasons...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:05 PM
SAO PAULO U.S. World Cup coach Jurgen Klinsmann boarded the team's flight to Manaus on Friday with a big decision to mull over: What is the best way to replace Jozy Altidore for Sunday's match against Portugal?
Altidore, the big, physical forward who...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Most of the focus in the World Cup rightfully goes to the players on the field. But what about the guys roaming the sidelines who put those players there? This World Cup will feature some of the top coaches in tournament history. Here's a list of the 10...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:18 PM
The first thing you notice is the name. Mikkel Morgenstar Paalsonn Diskerud.
“That’s hard to say,” Diskerud acknowledges.
So you can call him Mix.
How he’d really like to be known, though, is as a member of the U.S. World Cup...
| May 19, 2014
| 1:29 PM
If Landon Donovan had his way, he’d stop and smell the flowers on his way to Brazil for what in all likelihood will be his last World Cup this summer.
But if he pauses too long there’s a chance he won’t make it that far. So Donovan...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:20 PM
The doubt began to creep into Landon Donovan's conversations several months ago.
He is the leading scorer and playmaker in U.S. Soccer history, the best player the country has produced and at 32 healthy enough and experienced enough to be a World Cup...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Before Tuesday's closed practice at StubHub Center in Carson, U.S. national team Coach Juergen Klinsmann gathered his team together at midfield to introduce a familiar face.
"Welcome back, Stu!" Klinsmann said enthusiastically. The players responded...