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U.S. National Teams

Video: Landon Donovan leads United States' 6-0 rout of Guatemala

Saturday, July 6, 2013, 7:38 AM
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Games to Watch: USMNT, CONCACAF Gold Cup, Cascadia Cup

Friday, July 5, 2013, 8:21 AM
Guatemala at United States 11:21 p.m. Friday (NBC Sports Network and UniMás at 11:00) The U.S. national team heads to San Diego for a warm-up game before the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Expect the spotlight to shine on three Americans who play their club soccer just over the border in Tijuana, Mexico:... Read more

Updated: 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup schedule

Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 4:08 PM
This post originally went up on March 13. I've updated it with new details about TV broadcast information, and have brought it back to the top of the blog as a result. CONCACAF, North American soccer's governing body, has released the schedule of games for this summer's Gold Cup. The United States... Read more

Games to Watch: FIFA Under-20s, Confederations Cup, NWSL, MLS

Friday, June 21, 2013, 10:17 AM
UPDATE: ESPN decided on Friday to change the channel assignments for Saturday's Confederations Cup games. Brazil-Italy is now on ESPN and Mexico-Japan is on ESPN2. United States Under-20 Men vs. Spain 1:45 p.m. Friday (ESPN2) The American team for the FIFA Under-20 World Championship in Turkey... Read more

Games to watch: Confederations Cup, MLS, CONCACAF World Cup qualifying

Friday, June 14, 2013, 10:44 AM
Brazil vs. Japan 2:30 p.m. Saturday (ESPN/Univision) The FIFA Confederations Cup kicks off with a must-win game for host nation Brazil. It’s a warm-up for next year’s World Cup, and the Seleçao will be under pressure to win on home soil. Their star-studded roster includes Neymar... Read more

Games to Watch: CONCACAF World Cup qualifying

Friday, June 7, 2013, 9:21 AM
This week's column is devoted exclusively to the six big CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers coming up over the next five days. Each game includes the kickoff time and complete TV and radio information, including what time broadcasts begin. United States at Jamaica 9:30 p.m. Friday (beIN Sport English... Read more

Catching up with Bobby Convey

Thursday, June 6, 2013, 4:13 PM
TORONTO - Once upon a time, Bobby Convey was one of the next big things in American soccer. It's been a long time, though, since the Northeast Philadelphia native made his professional debut as a 16-year-old with D.C. United in 2000. Convey turned 30 on May 27. It's a milestone not only for him,... Read more

Live updates: U.S. men's national team vs. Germany, U.S. women vs. Canada

Sunday, June 2, 2013, 1:39 AM
United States Men vs. Germany Time: 2:30 p.m. EDT Venue: Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Washington, D.C. TV: ESPN2 (Ian Darke, Taylor Twellman, and Mónica González, with Bob Ley, Kasey Keller and Alexi Lalas at the on-site studio desk) and UniMás (Jorge Pérez-Navarro... Read more

U.S. women's coach Tom Sermanni plays down hype around Canada game

Sunday, June 2, 2013, 1:05 AM
TORONTO - After my interview with Carli Lloyd, I spent a few minutes listening to U.S. coach Tom Sermanni's chat with reporters before heading over to BMO Field for the Union-Toronto FC game. I only got to ask two questions, but Sermanni had some pretty interesting things to say, so I figured I'd... Read more

Q&A with Canada women’s national soccer team coach John Herdman

Saturday, June 1, 2013, 1:33 AM
TORONTO - Maybe it's because a long winter has finally given way to a splendid spring north of the border. Or maybe it's because Canada's teams in this year's Stanley Cup playoffs were sent to the golf course weeks ago. Whatever the reason, soccer has seized a big share of the spotlight up here this... Read more
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