An easy win in Olympic qualifying, but a result worth keeping in context considering the caliber of opponent, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.
The U.S. U-23s begin their quest for London in Olympic qualifying, as the team of the future is being molded in the possession-based vision of senior coach Jurgen Klinsmann.
Is Juan Agudelo's development in jeopardy at the New York Red Bulls? Leander Schaerlaeckens examines his potential fight for playing time in 2012.
2011 was nothing but disappointment for the high-priced Red Bulls, but will a shaky back line and inexperienced goalkeeper doom them in 2012?
At the urging of U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann, more young MLS players are using their winter break to train with club teams in Europe, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.
The hiring of Jurgen Klinsmann as U.S. national team coach has sparked a renewed energy that was on display in the draw with Mexico, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.
The U.S. is struggling with the agony of losing to Mexico in the Gold Cup final, but it'll regroup. It always does.
We hand out the grades for the U.S. players after the Gold Cup final.
Alejandro Bedoya is the breakout player of Gold Cup.
This is what most people wanted to see -- a Gold Cup final between Mexico and the U.S., the two giants of CONCACAF that have little love for each other.
Some teams tailor their strategy against opponents, but the U.S. takes an us-first approach to the game.
We grade each American player's performance in the U.S.'s win over Canada in the Gold Cup.
Controversial English striker Luke Rodgers comes with baggage, but the New York Red Bulls will gladly handle it.
The rise of MLS academies may render the high school and college games obsolete, but they'll ultimately serve the greater good of the American game.
With Thierry Henry, Rafael Marquez and the newly acquired Dwayne De Rosario, along with an outstanding supporting case of promising talent, New York has no excuses anymore, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.
The result may have been inferior to the U.S.'s 1-1 draw with Argentina on Saturday, but the Americans were a vastly superior team in their 1-0 loss to Paraguay, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.