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.
The 2011 campaign proved to be difficult for the U.S. men's national team, which finished with a losing record for the first time since 1997. But the Americans at least capped off the year with a win, writes Jeff Carlisle.
The honeymoon is over for Jurgen Klinsmann, and although it's too early to panic, there is definitely reason to worry, writes Jeff Carlisle.
Jeff Carlisle grades the performances of each U.S. player after the team's 1-0 loss to France in Paris.