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  1. Do two halves really make a whole?

    Roger Bennett

    The United States play Mexico on Wednesday night in Glendale, Ariz. (11:15 p.m. ET, ESPN and WatchESPN), in a warm-up game ahead of the World Cup in Brazil. One month ago, a predominantly Europe-based squad was selected for a friendly vs. Ukraine...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  2. Now he has committed, Green must prove himself

    Roger Bennett

    News today that Bayern Munich's 18-year-old prospect Julian Green has elected to represent the USA may feel, for U.S. Soccer fans, like the equivalent of winning a Golden Ticket to Willy Wonka's factory. While U.S. Soccer files a petition to FIF...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  3. Remembering the surreal glitz of the 1994 World Cup draw

    Roger Bennett

    Friday's World Cup draw will pin the globe's attention on the vast, complex landmass that is Brazil. Yet before FIFA's mysterious ping-pong balls tumble into place, it is worth taking a moment to remember an event, almost 20 years ago to the day, in ...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  4. Americans' constant self-loathing obscures gains in MLS, U.S. soc...

    Roger Bennett

    American soccer fans are a self-critical bunch with a remarkable willingness to wallow. Though the sport is one of the fastest-growing in the nation, the domestic MLS is often stigmatized and tarnished as declasse; a shiny aura still cloaks any playe...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  5. Can you call yourself a U.S. soccer fan if you don't support MLS?...

    Roger Bennett

    Alexi Lalas' Twitter feed is a curious place. It's less a social stream and more a Star Wars cantina of ideas where the emotional and the rational, the laid-back and the provocative coexist. Mingling among apologies for deteriorating personal hygiene...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  6. How far has MLS come and how far does it have to go?

    Roger Bennett

    Alexi Lalas' Twitter feed is a curious place. It's less a social stream and more a Star Wars cantina of ideas where the emotional and the rational, the laid-back and the provocative coexist. Mingling among apologies for deteriorating personal hygiene...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  7. How far has MLS come and how far does it have to go?

    Roger Bennett

    Alexi Lalas' Twitter feed is a curious place. It's less a social stream and more a Star Wars cantina of ideas where the emotional and the rational, the laid-back and the provocative coexist. Mingling among apologies for deteriorating personal hygiene...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  8. For the U.S., pressure is a hard-earned privilege

    Roger Bennett

    In 1994, 24-year-old Alexi Lalas boarded a domestic flight and took his seat in coach. "I was sitting in the middle aisle by an older woman who struck up conversation by asking me what I did," he said. "I told her, 'I play soccer,' an...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  9. Italians not lacking in confidence

    Roger Bennett

    Euro 2012 Final

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  10. Italians not lacking in confidence

    Roger Bennett

    Euro 2012 Final

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  11. 11 talking points from group stage

    Roger Bennett

    Winners, losers

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2012