A U.S. victory over Honduras would ensure World Cup qualification, but achieving it is will be far from straightforward, writes Jeff Carlisle.
One of the most underrated players of his generation, not only was Hugo Perez the U.S. team's first Latino, he was also the its first genuine playmaker, writes Jeff Carlisle.
The Americans haven't exactly made it look easy, and they'll have to grind some more to reach South Africa. But a talented U.S. remains in the pole position in its qualifying group, writes Jeff Carlisle.
Despite the U.S. team's strong summer, a nagging doubt remains about the midfield's inability to maintain possession, writes Jeff Carlisle.
An understrength U.S. team is still on track for a third consecutive Gold Cup title after disposing of Honduras 2-0, writes Jeff Carlisle.
Although the Confederations Cup ended with a heartbreaking loss for the U.S., there are plenty of positives for the team to draw upon, writes Jeff Carlisle.
The game against Brazil was a chance to learn how the U.S. measures up with the world's best teams. On Thursday's evidence, the gap in class remains painfully obvious, writes Jeff Carlisle.
Facing a trio of quality opponents in the Confederations Cup, the U.S. gets a chance to see how it really measures up to the world's top teams, writes Jeff Carlisle.
Expect coach Bob Bradley to make changes in both his lineup and formation ahead of the U.S. team's critical clash against Honduras, writes Jeff Carlisle.
While Michael Bradley is a lock to start in central midfield for the U.S., there's a hodgepodge of candidates for the other spot, writes Jeff Carlisle.
After he demolished the Soca Warriors, it's no surprise that teen Jozy Altidore received most of the postgame plaudits, writes Jeff Carlisle.
Up next for Bob Bradley's men is a road trip to El Salvador, a game the U.S. is expected to win, writes Jeff Carlisle.
While he's not a flashy player, Brian Ching earns his spot by doing all the dirty work for the U.S. national team, writes Jeff Carlisle.
The U.S. Soccer Federation's Development Academy is also designed to serve as an educational tool for youth coaches, writes Jeff Carlisle.
The annual game with Sweden is a chance for some U.S. fringe players to show they deserve more opportunities with the first-team squad, writes Jeff Carlisle.
From the U.S. women's Olympic Gold to Landon Donovan's record-breaking feats, 2008 was full of memorable moments, writes Jeff Carlisle.