Focus on the Azzurri
Focus on Euro 2012
The U.S.'s 1-0 win over Italy doesn't mark a sea change for the national team, but it should give the players a big-time confidence boost, writes Jeff Carlisle, who hands out his player grades.
When reigning MLS Rookie of the Year Andy Najar announced on Tuesday that he would represent his native Honduras rather than the U.S., you couldn't help but conclude that he had made the logical choice, writes Jeff Carlisle.
The World Cup had many moments worth remembering, but here are some to forget, writes Jeff Carlisle.
U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard isn't usually mentioned in the same breath as the world's best keepers, but he should be, Jeff Carlisle writes.
There's no doubt the U.S. team will be the clear underdogs against a powerhouse Italian squad that most observers favor to win, writes Jeff Carlisle.
The lineup options are varied for Bruce Arena, although it remains to be seen whether he will do what was previously considered unthinkable and bench Landon Donovan, writes Jeff Carlisle.