United States Men's National Team

USMNT players to watch during the 2018 cycle

Projecting a 23-man roster for the 2018 World Cup is silly, but compiling a list of players to keep an eye out for isn't. Here's who you need to be aware of during the next four years.

Be proud of the USMNT, optimistic for the future

Losing hurts, but the United States shouldn't have ever been in a position to come close to beating Belgium. They were, thanks to a 19-year-old who's only played a small handful of pro games, and...

Winning ugly is the American way

Did the United States play poorly against Ghana? No, not really. The United States played like the United States against Ghana.

F--k it, it's the World Cup

A group of 540 members of American Outlaws traveled to Brazil together, with some of them risking their jobs.

USMNT blending tenacity with style

Fearing a USMNT that tries and fails to pass teams off the park and forgetting what's made them a dangerous underdog in the past? Fear no more.

Altidore scores twice as U.S. tops Nigeria

Jozy Altidore found the back of the net twice as the U.S. made it three-for-three in the Send-Off Series.

USA vs. Nigeria: Lineups

The U.S. is set for their final Send-Off Series friendly against Nigeria.

Thank you, Tim Howard

During his USMNT career, there's been no match too small for Tim Howard to show up and give his all.

One last USMNT friendly

The United States has been slowly stepping up the competition en route to Brazil. On Saturday, they face Nigeria, another World Cup-bound team.

USMNT's foreign flavor makes it perfectly American

Some may not appreciate Jurgen Klinsmann's pursuit of dual-nationals, but it gives the roster a quintessentially American vibe.

USMNT's path through Group G not straightforward

Beat Ghana, draw one of Germany or Portugal. Right? Well, maybe there's a different path.

The Americans' greatest foe is a familiar one

The U.S. national team's biggest problem is once again its own fullbacks.

5 thoughts from USA-Turkey

Julian Green is still a kid, John Brooks is pretty good and it might be time for Chris Wondolowski.

U.S. downs Turkey 2-1 behind Johnson, Dempsey

The U.S. has two wins from two Send-Off Series matches, but they still have work to do.

USA continues World Cup prep against Turkey

Jurgen Klinsmann is looking for continued improvement from his team as they settle into their new 4-4-2 diamond formation ahead of the World Cup.

Why Jones should start for the USMNT

Kyle Beckerman is a natural fit for a diamond midfield, but the USMNT needs a different kind of player against their World Cup opponents.

World Cup fans come for America. Will they stay?

The World Cup is for soccer fans, but for the U.S., it's also about turning people into soccer fans.

Bradley needs help and the US diamond needs time

Jurgen Klinsmann's diamond midfield makes sense as a concept, but only if the right players are around Michael Bradley.

USA begins sendoff tour against Azerbaijan

Team USA continues its World Cup preparations with a friendly against Azerbaijan on Tuesday.

Klinsmann says son owes Donovan 'huge apology'

U.S. coach expresses disappointment over son's gleeful tweet about Donovan missing the final cut.

Klinsmann got the USMNT squad right

There was more to the U.S. squad than just Landon Donovan's exclusion. It's one of many controversial moves the manager made that ultimately make a lot of sense.

Looking back on the Landon Donovan era

Like a police officer or a middle manager, Landon Donovan has been forced out of his position before he was ready. And in his sudden absence, we reflect on both what was and what almost was for...

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