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  1. We Went There: Landon Donovan’s USMNT Curtain Call

    Noah Davis

    Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut, is a throwback to another time in the history of American soccer. The concrete stands, with section-long, aluminum-backed bench seats; the half-full stands at kickoff; the faded football yard lines peak...

    Blog | October 13, 2014
  2. Inside U.S. Soccer

    Grantland Channel

    In this final installment of ESPN's exclusive, behind-the-scenes documentary series, members of the United States men's national team look back at the "group of death" and their loss...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  3. USMNT World Cup Winners and Losers

    Noah Davis

    Six days ago, the United States national team fell 2-1 to Belgium in the Round of 16, bouncing out of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The Americans managed a single victory across four games, a 2-1 win over Ghana in their opening match, but the squad made i...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  4. A Tale of Two Jozy Altidores

    Mike L. Goodman

    The story of Jozy Altidore's last couple years is an easy one to tell. After struggling to find himself as a player in Europe, Altidore burst onto the scene with AZ Alkmaar in the Netherlands, where he had two strong seasons, scored goals f...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  5. USMNT vs. Nigeria: The Klinsmenn Are Nearly There

    Graham Parker

    There's this sequence in Alan Moore's Watchmen in which the future Dr. Manhattan (bear with me - this could seem tenuous), Jon Osterman, is learning to reassemble himself at a molecular level after being fission...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  6. We Went There: USMNT Beats Turkey As the World Cup Looms

    Noah Davis

    We got a glimpse of the future of Jurgen Klinsmann's United States men's national soccer team in the 26th minute of Sunday afternoon's 2-1 defeat of Turkey. Fabian Johnson, born in Munich, passed to Michael Bradley, who grew up in Majo...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  7. Grantland Channel Video: Tough Calls With Jozy Altidore

    Chris Ryan

    This episode of Tough Calls asks Jozy Altidore if he would rather play the World Cup in V. Stiviano's visor or Pharrell's hat, if he would eat cat food for the rest of his life if it meant he would win the World Cup, if he would r...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  8. Premier League Takeaways: New Everton, Old Arsenal, and Jozy Alti...

    Mike L. Goodman

    Another week, another shocking result in the Premier League, as the teams enter the home stretch, approach the sharp end of the season, and otherwise cliche their way toward season's end on May 11. This weekend had lots of results we...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  9. About Last Weekend: Patriots Save Best for Last

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy cheering Matt Schaub's ankle injury because that's the only way to fill the pit of sadness that lives in your chest, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: New England handed New Orleans its first loss of the season...

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  10. There Are 23 Plane Tickets to Brazil: Predicting Which USMNT Play...

    Noah Davis

    Why, hello there. The United States men's national team qualified for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil thanks to a 2-0 victory over Mexico in Columbus, Ohio. The win means that the American fan base can stop panicking about whether the Stars and Stripes ...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  11. Premier League Pass & Move: Wonder Boys

    Chris Ryan and Mike L. Goodman and Ryan O'Hanlon

    A review of the weekend's Premier League action. Young Guns Chris Ryan: We're going to look back on this time, people. We're going to look back and remember, "That was the time dozens of British football pundits and announcers bravely tried to pr...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  12. Questions and Answers Surrounding the USMNT's Loss in Costa Rica ...

    Noah Davis

    So, the United States men's national team went to another tiny Central American nation in World Cup qualifying and lost, falling 3-1 to Costa Rica on Friday night. I thought we were done with this type of ridiculousness. Short answer: no. Medium a...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  13. About Last Night: L.A. Dodges Defeat

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy brainwashing your current star quarterback so he won't talk with your former star quarterback lest things get awkward, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: The Los Angeles Dodgers continued their stunning run, pai...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  14. The Rise and Fall (and Rise Again?) of the Young American Striker...

    Noah Davis

    On November 17, 2010, 17-year-old Juan Agudelo made his debut with the United States men's national team, wearing the no. 17 shirt and scoring the only goal in a 1-0 win over South Africa. Four months later, the teenager found the back of the net in ...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  15. The New Michus: Premier League Strikers That Could Make Noise Out...

    Mike Goodman

    Did you know that the English Premier League actually has 20 teams in it? It's hard to remember sometimes. Especially this summer, with the never-ending stories of Gareth Bale, Luis Suarez, and Wayne Rooney taking up most of the world's collective so...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  16. On Jozy Altidore's Move to Sunderland

    Graham Parker

    This weekend I had one of those brief feelings of mid-Atlantic rootlessness that I sometimes get when the footballing world of my first three decades and the soccer world of the past 10 years intersect from their usually parallel universes. This time...

    Blog | July 11, 2013