| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:26 PM
My initial reaction to Friday's World Cup draw is the U.S.' group will be labeled a "Group of Death." The U.S. will face Germany, Portugal and Ghana in the opening round, teams with a wide range of skills, styles of play and star players.
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Entering Friday's draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the United States and 31 other countries in the tournament will be on pins and needles to see how they fare in the selection process.
The 2014 World Cup field is arguably the strongest in...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:08 PM
BUCHAREST, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Lacklustre Schalke 04 face the prospect of missing out on the Champions League knockout stages after behing held to a frustrating 0-0 draw at Steaua Bucharest on Tuesday.
The result meant the Germans dropped down to third in...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 1:55 PM
The Sports Xchange
Report: LeBron, Beckham discuss acquiring MLS team
Miami Heat standout LeBron James said on Monday he is discussing with soccer star David Beckham the possibility of bringing a Major League Soccer franchise to South Florida, ESPN....
| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Galaxy defender Omar Gonzalez was among 23 players called into camp Monday ahead of the U.S. national team's final two games of the year, against Scotland in Glasgow on Friday, and against Austria in Vienna four days later.
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Win and they're in. Anything else and ... well, it's complicated.
Heading into Tuesday's final match day of the CONCACAF qualifying tournament for next summer's World Cup, Mexico faces a series of possible outcomes that could either send it on to Brazil...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 12:51 PM
With some of his first-choice team sidelined by injury and other issues, U.S. national team Coach Juergen Klinsmann called up only 20 players Sunday for the final two World Cup qualifiers.
In the past Klinsmann has typically summoned 23 players to...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:32 PM
Bud Selig, say hello to Jeffrey Webb.
A decade ago Selig, the commissioner of baseball, addressed the flagging interest and growing irrelevance of his sport's midseason All-Star game by linking the result of the exhibition to home-field advantage in the...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Less than two weeks ago, Juergen Klinsmann, coach of the U.S. national soccer team, was under fire. His team had been embarrassed in a one-sided loss to Belgium, he couldn't settle on a consistent lineup and there were rumors of dissension within the...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 6:40 PM
U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones, who sustained a concussion in a 2-1 victory over Jamaica in a World Cup qualifying game Friday, said he will miss the next qualifier, against Panama on Tuesday in Seattle.
Jones is scheduled to see a neurologist Monday....
| May 16, 2013
| 1:36 PM
U.S. national team Coach Juergen Klinsmann on Thursday summoned 29 players to training camp for next month's trio of World Cup qualifiers and, as expected, the Galaxy's Landon Donovan was left off the list.
But Galaxy teammate Omar Gonzalez, a...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:32 AM
The US men's national team continues its quest for the 2014 FIFA World Cup with a pair of matches against Jamaica this week....