Tuesday, August 4, 2015

U.S. National Teams

How far will the U.S. advance at the World Cup?

Monday, June 1, 2015, 11:00 AM
On Monday morning, I spent a few minutes chatting with CineSport's Noah Coslov about the Women's World Cup. He asked me to stick my neck out and predict how far the United States will go in the tournament. So I did. Read more

Games to Watch: FA, German and Spanish Cup finals

Friday, May 29, 2015, 8:21 AM
FC Dallas vs. Sporting Kansas City 9:00 p.m. Friday (UniMás) Two of Major League Soccer's most entertaining playmakers lock horns in Texas as Dallas' Mauro Díaz matches wits with Kansas City's Benny Feilhaber. Arsenal vs. Aston Villa 12:00 p.m. Saturday (Fox, Fox Deportes) The FA... Read more

Live updates: U.S. women's national team World Cup media day

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 12:14 PM
NEW YORK - Today, the spotlight gets turned up to full blast on the U.S. women's national team. The full squad meets the press amid the glitz and glamour of Times Square, just 10 days before the World Cup kicks off in Canada. It's a similar setup to the treatment the U.S. men got almost exactly a... Read more

Can Telemundo grow women's soccer in America's Hispanic communities?

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 2:19 PM
Updated June 1 with some new information on Telemundo's on-air talent. You don't have to speak a word of Spanish to know about the popularity of soccer within America's Hispanic population. But for as much cultural resonance as the sport has in that community, it has not always been spread around... Read more

Morgan Brian happy moving to outside midfield with USWNT

Friday, May 22, 2015, 2:20 PM
U.S. women's national team rising stars Morgan Brian and Julie Johnston paid a visit to PPL Park on Thursday to host a clinic for local kids as part of the She Believes pre-World Cup tour. After the clinic ended, I had a few minutes to chat with both players. I was mainly there to talk to Johnston... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS bonanza, Steven Gerrard's Anfield farewell

Friday, May 15, 2015, 8:47 AM
Chicago Fire at New York City FC 7:00 p.m. Friday (Univision Deportes) Three weeks ago, Harrison Shipp and the Fire beat David Villa and City in suburban Chicago. Now the scene shifts to the Bronx, where the pressure is rising on a New York squad that has won just one of its 10 games so far this... Read more

Telemundo lands historic CONCACAF World Cup qualifier rights deal

Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 2:11 AM
NEW YORK – Telemundo and NBC Universo have won Spanish-language broadcast rights to all CONCACAF World Cup qualifying matches played outside of the United States and Mexico in the 2018 and 2022 cycles. The deal was announced Tuesday night in New York at the glitzy upfront presentation for the... Read more

Games to Watch: USWNT, Hudson River derby, Champions League climax

Friday, May 8, 2015, 12:23 AM
New England Revolution at Orlando City 8:00 p.m. Friday (Univision Deportes) The Revs are fully deserving of their place atop Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference. Expect to see some great individual matchups in this game, as New England’s Jermaine Jones and Lee Nguyen face Orlando’s... Read more

Woulda, coulda, shoulda: Here's who didn't make the U.S. women's World Cup roster

Thursday, April 16, 2015, 11:46 PM
In the days before Jill Ellis announced the U.S. women’s national team roster for this summer’s World Cup, we kicked around names of players on the bubble to make the cut. We also pondered some current and former prospects who haven’t made it to the big stage with the senior squad... Read more

Carli Lloyd not taking her third World Cup for granted

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 4:10 PM
Carli Lloyd has played in two World Cups, two Olympics and 10 Algarve Cups. Her decade-long career with the U.S. national team has included 192 caps, 63 goals, 32 assists and countless memories on and off the field. But for as much change as there has been in women's soccer during that time, two things... Read more
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