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  • Landon Donovan says U.S. is confident heading into World Cup

    Landon Donovan likes the U.S.'s chances in World Cup group play against Ghana, Portugal and Germany. But the threat posed by Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo is something that could keep him up at night. "Listen, there's no question he's one of the...
  • Landon Donovan cut from U.S. roster for World Cup

    Landon Donovan cut from U.S. roster for World Cup
    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...
  • Competition for roster spot on U.S. World Cup team is a numbers game

    — 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...
  • Galaxy's Landon Donovan, Omar Gonzalez are on U.S. provisional roster for World Cup

    Galaxy's Landon Donovan, Omar Gonzalez are on U.S. provisional roster for World Cup
    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'...
  • Juergen Klinsmann defends cutting Landon Donovan from World Cup roster

    Juergen Klinsmann defends cutting Landon Donovan from World Cup roster
    A day after cutting Landon Donovan from his World Cup team, U.S. Coach Juergen Klinsmann on Friday defended the 23-man roster he will take to Brazil next month. "I have to do what I believe is the right thing as of today," he said. "And time will tell...
  • Bruce Arena surprised Landon Donovan was cut from World Cup team

    Bruce Arena surprised Landon Donovan was cut from World Cup team
    A day after U.S. Soccer Coach Juergen Klinsmann shocked the soccer world by announcing that Landon Donovan would not be part of the U.S. team in next month’s World Cup, Donovan’s club coach on Friday gave his player a vote of confidence....
  • Travel distances, hot weather will affect teams in World Cup

    Travel distances, hot weather will affect teams in World Cup
    When the World Cup was awarded to Brazil seven years ago, FIFA, soccer's world governing body, wanted the tournament played in eight cities. Brazil insisted on 12 — and Brazil won. Now that victory is coming back to haunt the host country, which...
  • Landon Donovan may be entering new phase with U.S. World Cup team

    Landon Donovan may be entering new phase with U.S. World Cup team
    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...
  • Landon Donovan joins ESPN's broadcast team for the World Cup

    Landon Donovan joins ESPN's broadcast team for the World Cup
    ESPN announced it added U.S. soccer star Landon Donovan to its studio analyst team for the World Cup. Donovan, widely considered the best player in U.S. soccer history, was controversially left off of Jurgen Klinsmann's 23-man roster for the tournament....
  • World's top two soccer players are missing something

    World's top two soccer players are missing something
    Lionel Messi has won six Spanish league titles, three Champions League crowns and a record four world player-of-the-year awards. But he hasn't won a World Cup. Cristiano Ronaldo won nine trophies with England's Manchester United, four more with Real...
  • Kevin Baxter's all-time U.S. all-star team

    Ten of the 23 players selected to the U.S. World Cup team play their club games in Major League Soccer, the league that stands as the legacy of the 1994 tournament, the only World Cup played in this country. So who are the most decorated MLS vets to...
  • Landon Donovan gets over being cut

    Landon Donovan gets over being cut
    Landon Donovan is going be honest here. He is going to be brutally honest. He knows this isn't going to sound good, but the last few weeks have reminded him that only by mining the darkest moments can one discover his light. Donovan is admitting that...