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U.S. National Teams

U.S. Soccer chief Sunil Gulati shares thoughts on World Cup security, Jurgen Klinsmann, Landon Donovan

Saturday, May 31, 2014, 7:16 PM
HARRISON, N.J. - U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati met with a few reporters Saturday at Red Bull Arena after the men's national team wrapped up its public training session. Our conversation touched on a range of subjects, most notably how the program is preparing for potential security... Read more

Games to Watch: World Cup countdown hits high gear

Friday, May 30, 2014, 3:03 PM
Spain vs. Bolivia 4:00 p.m. Friday (ESPN3.com, ESPN Deportes) It's been 52 years since Brazil became the only nation to ever win back-to-back World Cups, but it might happen again this year. Spain are the reigning World Cup champions and the two-time reigning European champions, and have one of the... Read more

Live coverage: U.S. national team World Cup media day

Friday, May 30, 2014, 2:36 PM
NEW YORK - The nation's biggest media market shines its spotlight on the U.S. men's national soccer team today. Jurgen Klinsmann and the 23 players who will travel to the World Cup in Brazil next month are set to meet the press in Manhattan, ahead of Sunday's warmup game against Turkey at Red Bull... Read more

Brian McBride weighs in on Landon Donovan, Jurgen Klinsmann, World Cup memories

Thursday, May 29, 2014, 3:31 PM
Every now and again I get a pitch from someone working for a public relations firm that offers an exclusive interview with a former U.S. national team player. I generally don't accept ones that are tied directly to corporate sponsors, but the latest opportunity came without any such strings attached... Read more

Landon Donovan, Maurice Edu left out of final U.S. World Cup team

Thursday, May 22, 2014, 9:22 PM
The decision was fast, and the timing was stunning. Landon Donovan, the United States men's national team's all-time leading scorer and one of the most clutch players in American soccer history, was unceremoniously cast aside by Jurgen Klinsmann on Thursday as Klinsmann named the 23 players who will... Read more

Maurice Edu out of Union vs. Kansas City due to concussion

Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 3:29 PM
Union midfielder Maurice Edu won't play in Wednesday night's game at Sporting Kansas City (8:30 p.m., Comcast SportsNet) because of concussion symptoms. The injury occurred in the 70th minute of Saturday's 1-0 loss to D.C. United. Edu went up for a ball in the air with D.C.'s Chris Korb, and Korb's... Read more

MLS, U.S. Soccer officially announce new TV deal with ESPN, Fox, Univision

Monday, May 12, 2014, 10:44 PM
Updated January 29, 2015: When the original deal was announced, ESPN and MLS stated that streaming of games not nationally televised would be run through ESPN3.com, with an additional over-the-top subscription plan for fans who don't have ESPN3 access. But the network and the league weren't able to... Read more

Maurice Edu named to U.S. national team World Cup training camp squad

Monday, May 12, 2014, 2:55 PM
As expected, Philadelphia Union midfielder Maurice Edu was named to U.S. men’s national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann’s 30-player World Cup training camp squad on Monday. "I'm very excited to go there representing not only myself and my family, but also the Unoin. Now I need to go in there... Read more

MLS, U.S. Soccer finalize TV deals with ESPN, Fox, Univision

Saturday, May 10, 2014, 2:25 PM
For months now, American soccer fans have been waiting for Major League Soccer and the U.S. Soccer Federation to finalize their next round of television rights deals. The current packages expire at the end of the 2014 MLS season, and time has been running out to set the stage for 2015 and beyond. At... Read more

Inside details on the Copa América Centenario

Friday, May 9, 2014, 4:34 PM
When the announcement was made last week that a special Copa América Centenario will be played in the United States in 2016, CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb told reporters that Fox Sports and Univision had an exclusive negotiating window for U.S. TV rights. To no one's surprise, it did not... Read more
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