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  1. Despite loss, Fabian Johnson looks to be solution for USA

    Luke Cyphers

    While the United States came away with a disappointing 4-1 loss to Brazil on Wednesday, Luke Cyphers writes that the bigger news may be the continuing emergence of Fabian Johnson as a rock at left back.

    Blog | Conversation | May 31, 2012
  2. U.S. men's national team continues to grow in its friendly agains...

    Luke Cyphers

    Luke Cyphers writes that the biggest difference between the Yanks in 2010 and the Yanks now isn't necessarily different players, but those same players maturing together. In a friendly against Scotland, the growth in this U.S. team was on display.

    Blog | Conversation | May 27, 2012
  3. 2012 Olympic qualifying - USA suffers a defeat to Canada

    Luke Cyphers

    After a 2-0 defeat to Canada, the U.S. is in danger of not advancing to the semifinals. Does it have enough to beat El Salvador on Monday?

    Blog | Conversation | March 25, 2012
  4. U.S. national soccer team - Americans aim for improved possession...

    Luke Cyphers

    Shockingly, the U.S. actually possessed the ball more than England in the first half Saturday. But the U.S. reverted to form and defended in the second half. Greater control and better passes in the attacking third are critical against Slovenia on Friday.

    Blog | Conversation | June 14, 2010
  5. U.S. national soccer team - Americans apply lessons against Engla...

    Luke Cyphers

    Less than four minutes into its World Cup opener, the U.S. found itself down a goal. In the past, the Americans might have panicked. But this team has been there and learned key lessons, and the Yanks applied those in earning a draw against England.

    Blog | Conversation | June 12, 2010
  6. 2010 World Cup: Neven Subotic could end up facing U.S.

    Luke Cyphers

    Neven Subotic could have chosen to play for the U.S., but instead picked Serbia as his international team.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2010
  7. U.S. national soccer team: Plenty of optimism despite injuries, b...

    Luke Cyphers

    Despite injuries, blunders and the ever-evolving striker situation, things are looking up for U.S. Why? Just look back to a friendly loss against the Netherlands in March to see that this team will head into the World Cup remarkably battle-tested.

    Blog | Conversation | April 27, 2010
  8. U.S. national soccer team: Maurice Edu hoping to shine against th...

    Luke Cyphers

    Maurice Edu's performance with Rangers over the weekend couldn't have come at a better time, as he hopes to see action for the U.S. squad for the first time in a year when the Yanks take on the Netherlands.

    Blog | Conversation | March 01, 2010
  9. Locker Room Report: Familiar foe Honduras will test U.S. in upcom...

    Luke Cyphers

    The challenge is nothing new to the U.S. soccer team, but Saturday's friendly against Honduras -- a familiar opponent -- is the sort of test coach Bob Bradley welcomes as he finalizes his World Cup roster.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2010
  10. U.S. National Soccer Team: Clint Dempsey's injury provides openin...

    Luke Cyphers

    With Clint Dempsey out against Honduras, in which direction will Bob Bradley turn to find a replacement? Luke Cyphers, reporting from training camp in Miami, has a pretty good idea.

    Blog | Conversation | October 07, 2009
  11. U.S. National Soccer Team Blog - The U.S. must battle the altitud...

    Luke Cyphers

    Among Mexico's biggest advantages in Wednesday's World Cup qualifier? The altitude at Azteca. But as the U.S. team prepares, the players should avoid a source other athletes have turned to for help in thin air -- Viagra.

    Blog | Conversation | August 11, 2009