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  1. Orlando City seeks fast track in bid to join MLS

    Jeff Carlisle

    When Flavio Augusto da Silva talks about soccer, there is an air of romance in his voice. He talks about growing up playing in the streets of Jabour, a poor neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, where he would play with his friends for hours everyday using...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  2. Olympic Football -- Mexico wins gold; Brazil jinx continues

    Jeff Carlisle

    Mexico won its first football gold medal at the Olympics, beating Brazil 2-1 against the odds at Wembley.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  3. Olympic Football -- Carli Lloyd and Hope Solo lead the U.S. to go...

    Jeff Carlisle

    After last summer's World Cup disappointment, stellar performances by Hope Solo and Carli Lloyd carried the U.S. women to Olympic gold over Japan, a familiar foe, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  4. Olympic Football -- Will a familiar foe bring a different outcome...

    Jeff Carlisle

    Losing the Women's World Cup final to Japan was a formative and powerful moment for the U.S. women's national team, writes Jeff Carlisle. The chance for revenge comes in Thursday's Olympic final.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  5. Olympic Football -- U.S. wins epic match vs. Canada -- Jeff Carli...

    Jeff Carlisle

    On a night when Canada attacker Christine Sinclair played a game for the ages by scoring a hat trick, the Americans' never-say-die attitude once again saw them through, as Alex Morgan's header in the waning moments of extra time saw them prevail 4-3 in an enthralling Olympic semifinal.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  6. Olympic Football -- U.S. women will hope for history repeating vs...

    Jeff Carlisle

    The U.S. women have a great record vs. Canada, writes Jeff Carlisle, but in the pressure cooker of the Olympic semifinal, will history matter?

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2012
  7. Olympic Football -- U.S. defense carries the day vs. New Zealand ...

    Jeff Carlisle

    U.S. coach Pia Sundhage might be concerned about her side's wasteful play in front of goal vs. New Zealand, writes Jeff Carlisle, but her defense was imperious in the 2-0 quarterfinal win.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2012
  8. Olympic Football -- U.S. women look strong heading into the quart...

    Jeff Carlisle

    Any pressure or pre-tournament stress hasn't impacted the U.S. women so far on their quest for Olympic gold, writes Jeff Carlisle. Up next: a quarterfinal date with New Zealand.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2012
  9. Olympics Football -- U.S. women's 1-0 win over North Korea keeps ...

    Jeff Carlisle

    It wasn't always easy or pretty but the U.S. women's 1-0 win over North Korea gave them a 3-0-0 record in Group G and pole position heading into the quarterfinals, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  10. Olympics Football -- U.S. has many advantages over North Korea --...

    Jeff Carlisle

    Though North Korea provided a stern test for the U.S. women at the 2011 World Cup, times have changed and Pia Sundhage's side seem far stronger this summer, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2012
  11. Olympics Football -- Player grades for U.S.' win over Colombia --...

    Jeff Carlisle

    The U.S. cruised into the Olympic quarterfinals after defeating Colombia 3-0.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2012
  12. Olympics Football -- U.S. should cruise against Colombia -- Jeff ...

    Jeff Carlisle

    The U.S. should cruise against Colombia in its second group-stage match, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2012
  13. Bob Bradley's new job as Egyptian national coach is a boost for t...

    Jeff Carlisle

    Bob Bradley's appointment as Egyptian national coach is an important step in gaining credibility for U.S. soccer, writes Jeff Carlisle. But the manager has a tall order in helping reinvigorate the Egyptian program.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  14. Soccer -- Jurgen Klinsmann wants the U.S. team to play attack-min...

    Jeff Carlisle

    If there's one thing Jurgen Klinsmann wants the U.S. players to do, it's to take risks and express themselves on the field. We'll see if it work when the Americans take on Costa Rica in a friendly, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2011
  15. U.S. Soccer Federation still plans to bid on 2018, 2022 World Cup...

    Jeff Carlisle

    United States Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati said on Saturday that the decision by Football Federation Australia to back out of bidding for the 2018 World Cup would have no bearing on the USSF's bid to host either tournament.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2010