The game against Slovakia gives the U.S. a chance to adjust to its lineup and prepare for life without Charlie Davies, writes Jeff Carlisle.
While there have been inroads made in reducing costs, the pay-to-play aspect of U.S. youth soccer is still a serious impediment, writes Jeff Carlisle.
Mia Hamm and a host of celebrities were on hand at the annual Celebrity Soccer Challenge to raise awareness of bone marrow diseases, writes Andy Firchau.
Who's crazy enough to predict what will happen in U.S. soccer? Steve Davis steps up to the challenge with his forecast for 2009.
Led by Tony DiCicco, the U.S. U-20 women are strong contenders for the U-20 World Cup trophy, writes Lindsey Dolich.
The U.S. women enter the Olympics with more question marks than ever before, but should still challenge for gold, writes Lindsey Dolich.
Brazil won't have Marta or Cristiane available, but that won't diminish the U.S. women's desire for revenge when the two teams meet, writes Lindsey Dolich.
When the Charleston Battery took on the San Jose Earthquakes in the Challenge Cup, Jen Chang was granted total access.
Even retired, Mia Hamm still carries clout. She hosted a charity game for bone marrow patients, writes Andrea Canales.
There's no love lost between the Canadian and U.S. teams and Sunday's Gold Cup final will be an intense physical battle, writes Graham Hays.
The Chinese women's national team is in a state of flux, but it still represents the best challenge the U.S. will face before the CONCACAF Gold Cup in November, writes Graham Hays.
Making the conversion from offense to defense hasn't been the only challenge Tina Frimpong has had to deal with, writes Corina Knoll.
With all his success molding the U.S. national team, it's time for Bruce Arena to take the next step and coach overseas after the World Cup, writes Andrea Canales.
There's no doubt that both Mexico and the U.S. could eventually outgrow the CONCACAF region, writes Frank Dell'Apa.
The U.S. faces a daunting challenge as it tries to win for the first time ever in Mexico, says Marc Connolly.
In the first half, the U.S. women's soccer team was pushed around by a Brazilian squad that had more hustle, speed and creativity.