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Games to Watch: Premier League, Serie A, Liga MX, MLS and more

Friday, April 12, 2013, 7:52 AM
Norwich City at Arsenal 10:00 a.m. Saturday (Fox Soccer Channel) After a rough start to the season, Arsenal has quietly re-established itself as one of the Premier League’s best teams. A win in this game would see the Gunners rise to third place in the standings. Club Tijuana at Cruz Azul 5:55... Read more

Games to Watch: U.S. women's national team, Clint Dempsey vs. Tim Howard, Barcelona-PSG

Friday, April 5, 2013, 8:21 AM
United States women at Germany 12:15 p.m. Friday (ESPN3.com) Alex Morgan and Abby Wambach lead the U.S. women in a rare friendly on European soil. Perennial power Germany will use this game as a springboard to World Cup qualifying, which begins later this year. Real Salt Lake at Colorado Rapids... Read more

Games to Watch: U.S. national team World Cup qualifying commands the spotlight

Friday, March 22, 2013, 1:00 AM
Wales at Scotland 4:00 p.m. Friday (ESPN3.com) Club soccer around the world stops for a few days as attention turns to national teams in World Cup qualifying games. This contest features two teams that share a country - yes, really. When it comes to soccer, England and Britain aren’t the... Read more

Heather Mitts retires from soccer, will join Philadelphia Union's TV broadcast team

Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 7:52 PM
Veteran U.S. national team defender Heather Mitts has announced that her playing career is over. But her connections to the American soccer community will continue, as she's joining the Philadelphia Union's television team. "The time has come for me to move onto a new stage of my career," Mitts wrote... Read more

Carli Lloyd breaks bone in left shoulder while with U.S. women's national team

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 4:40 PM
Delran, N.J., native Carli Lloyd suffered a broken bone in her left shoulder while playing for the U.S. women's national team's at the Algarve Cup in Portugal. Confirmation of the injury came Tuesday afternoon from the U.S. Soccer Federation. Lloyd suffered the injury in the U.S.' Algarve Cup opening... Read more

Twelve years ago today: the U.S. national team's historic 'dos a cero' World Cup qualifying win over Mexico

Thursday, February 28, 2013, 12:08 PM
UPDATE: I was sent a very polite e-mail by renowned soccer historian - and former Inquirer sports copy desk stalwart - Roger Allaway on Friday morning which pointed out that this wasn't the first "dos a cero" U.S. win over Mexico. In 1991, the United States recorded a 2-0 upset El Tri in the semfinals... Read more

Games to Watch: CONCACAF U-20s, Major League Soccer preseason, Barcelona vs. Real Madrid

Friday, February 22, 2013, 9:41 AM
United States Under-20s vs. Costa Rica 6:30 p.m. Friday (Fox Soccer Channel) The U.S. only managed to beat Haiti by a 2-1 margin in its first group game of the CONCACAF Under-20 championship. That was enough to qualify for the next round, but Tab Ramos' squad needs to make a statement with a better... Read more

Former U.S. national team and Columbus Crew midfielder Robbie Rogers comes out as gay, stops playing soccer

Friday, February 15, 2013, 4:20 PM
The American soccer community was jolted Friday afternoon when one of the sport's more familiar faces, 25-year-old Robbie Rogers, declared himself to be gay and stepped away from playing the sport. Despite his relatively young age, Rogers enjoyed a successful career with the Columbus Crew, English... Read more

Report: United States men's national soccer team was involved in potentially fixed game

Friday, February 8, 2013, 4:04 PM
UPDATE: I spoke Saturday night with Bob Ley and other sources about ESPN's reporting on fixed soccer games played in the United States. The first thing I learned - and this was referred to on air but sort of glossed over - is that fixing in the two matches referred to below have been known about for... Read more

Live chat: United States at Honduras

Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 2:51 PM
Time: 4:00 p.m. EST Venue: Estadio Olimpico, San Pedro Sula, Honduras TV: beIN Sport (Phil Schoen, Ray Hudson and Cobi Jones) The United States men's national team begins the final round of 2014 World Cup qualifying today with a very difficult test. Honduras has a tremendous home field advantage and... Read more
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