The stunning failure to qualify for the Olympics is a lost opportunity for medals, but more importantly, a missed chance at valuable big-game experience for some promising U.S. players, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.
After routing the Rapids 4-1, the New York Red Bulls couldn't explain why they were dominant, only that they want to do more of it, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.
At the urging of U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann, more young MLS players are using their winter break to train with club teams in Europe, 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.
Toronto's head coach Aron Winter is trying to get his team to adopt the Ajax style of play, but it's been a disastrous rebuilding project so far.
The rise of MLS academies may render the high school and college games obsolete, but they'll ultimately serve the greater good of the American game.
All the elements have lined up for Major League Soccer to make its big breakthrough on the American sports scene.