For fans who were wondering how the U.S. would fare on offense without Landon Donovan, the evidence was there to see in an insipid 1-0 loss to Slovakia, writes Ives Galarcep.
On an emotional night when the U.S. team would have been excused for being distracted, Bob Bradley's men showed enormous heart in salvaging a tie against Costa Rica, writes Ives Galarcep.
He might not provide the glamour of a big-name foreign coach, but in steering the U.S. to World Cup qualification, Bob Bradley proved he was the right choice, writes Ives Galarcep.
Behind the tireless effort of Connor Casey, the U.S. achieved what no other CONCACAF team had done in qualifying: beat Honduras on the road, writes Ives Galarcep.
U.S. vs. Honduras minute-by-minute report.
The U.S. learned several important lessons against El Salvador, the most poignant being that Jonathan Bornstein is not the answer at left back, writes Ives Galarcep.
The U.S. team was looking to make history, but despite taking an early lead, the U.S. succumbed 2-1 to El Tri in all-too-familiar fashion, writes Ives Galarcep.
The U.S. team's second-half meltdown in its 5-0 loss to Mexico was largely a reflection of the lineup's inexperience and lack of composure, writes Ives Galarcep.
The U.S. team's lack of depth proved to be a glaring weakness at the Confederations Cup, something coach Bob Bradley hopes to address at the Gold Cup, writes Ives Galarcep.
After a pair of resounding defeats, the question was whether the U.S. even belonged in the Confederations Cup. On Sunday, against Egypt, Bob Bradley's men answered in emphatic fashion, writes Ives Galarcep.
U.S. coach Bob Bradley is using the game against El Salvador to bring some veterans back into the national team mix, writes Ives Galarcep.