The U.S. U-17 men's national team opened Group A play in the CONCACAF U-17 Championship with a 5-0 defeat of Cuba at Estadio Caliente in Tijuana, Mexico.
Pedro Faife and Reinier Alcantara just signed with Miami FC -- a minor league soccer team in a country 90 miles and a world away from Cuba.
Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard was selected as U.S. soccer male athlete of the year and midfielder Carli Lloyd was picked as the top female athlete.
After their impressive second-half cameos against Cuba, expect to see the U.S.'s young guns start against T&T, writes Ives Galarcep.
The game against Trinidad & Tobago is the perfect opportunity for several U.S. youngsters to make a statement, writes Jeff Carlisle.
If Jose Francisco Torres plays for the United States on Saturday in a World Cup qualifier against Cuba, there will be no going back
The U.S. team secured qualification to the Hex with a 6-1 rout of an overmatched Cuba, writes Ives Galarcep.
Jose Francisco Torres showed in his debut against Cuba just why it was a coup for the U.S. to land him, writes Doug McIntyre.
The U.S. will be looking for a convincing victory against Cuba to ensure progress to the next stage of World Cup qualifying, writes Jeff Carlisle.
With the U.S. sitting pretty in qualification, Bob Bradley has called up the young guns to face Cuba, writes Ives Galarcep.
U.S. men's national team head coach Bob Bradley has named a roster of 23 players that will train in advance of the FIFA World Cup Qualifying game against Cuba on Oct. 11 in Washington, D.C. (7 p.m. ET, ESPN Classic).
After a rough outing against Cuba, DaMarcus Beasley looked more like his old self against Trinidad & Tobago, writes Jeff Carlisle.
It wasn't a masterpiece of a performance, but the U.S. took care of business against Cuba, writes Doug McIntyre.
Once again the U.S. was solid defensively but lacking in offensive ideas, writes Doug McIntyre.
The U.S. team is focused ahead of its game against Cuba (8 p.m. ET, ESPN Classic), writes Doug McIntyre.
Light on talent and with little soccer tradition, Cuba almost certainly won't make the 2010 World Cup.