In the wake of his father's dismissal as U.S. head coach and his own move to Italy, Michael Bradley is leading the American charge, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.
The U.S.'s 1-0 wins over Venezuela and Panama might mean little for the big picture, but eight players -- including Jermaine Jones, Ricardo Clark and Nick Rimando -- put in strong cases for promotion up the depth chart.
With a busy 2012 schedule on the horizon, here are five New Year's resolutions for Jurgen Klinsmann and the U.S. national team, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.
How'd the U.S. do against Slovenia? We grade each and every player who took to the pitch, as a new-look formation helped the American attack in a 3-2 friendly win.
The U.S. isn't scoring goals. But what's even more of a concern is the lack of chances the players are creating per game under Jurgen Klinsmann.
Anointed the next Pele at 14, the American attacker, now 22, has been considered a big disappointment. But he doesn't see it that way.
Under Jurgen Klinsmann, the U.S. has a meager 1-3-1 record. What are we to make of the new era? Here are five takeaways.
How'd the U.S. do against Ecuador? We grade each and every player who took to the pitch.
As U.S. strikers get comfortable with Jurgen Klinsmann's new offense, attackers should increase goal production against Ecuador.
How did U.S. players fare in the now-closed transfer window? We grade the moves of 10 key players.
We hand out the grades for the U.S. players after the 1-1 draw with Mexico in a friendly.
What we learned from Juergen Klinsmann's first press conference as head coach of the U.S. men's national team.
A lot of fans won't want to hear this, but Bob Bradley did a commendable job as U.S. head coach, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.
Bob Bradley has come under considerable fire from the U.S. fan base. But replacing him with a big-time international coach is easier said than done.
The U.S. is struggling with the agony of losing to Mexico in the Gold Cup final, but it'll regroup. It always does.
We hand out the grades for the U.S. players after the Gold Cup final.