1. USMNT Roster Analysis for Friendlies Against Costa Rica and Belgium

    Jurgen Klinsmann announced his first full-camp squad today. Convening over the two September friendlies, the roster is full of interesting names...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about over 3 years ago 823 reads 1 comments

  2. U.S. Men's National Team: Previewing the Match Against Paraguay

    Just three days after a hard-fought and impressive draw against one of the top sides in the world in Argentina, the United States Men's National Soccer Team travels to Nashville, Tennessee to take on another strong side in Paraguay...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about over 3 years ago 371 reads 1 comments

  3. U.S. Men's Soccer: 5 Things We Learned Following 1-1 Tie with Argentina

    Last night, the United States Men's National Team faced off against one of, if not the best team in the world at the moment in Argentina at the New Meadowlands Stadium in New Jersey...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about over 3 years ago 803 reads 9 comments

  4. US Soccer V. Argentina: Preview

    The United States Men's National Soccer Team will line up tomorrow night against one of the world's top national sides, Argentina, at the New Meadowlands Stadium, just outside of New York City...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about over 3 years ago 1,442 reads 6 comments

  5. U.S. Soccer's Charlie Davies Makes Emotional Return

    Charlie Davies’ injury and road to recovery have been well documented by nearly every United States National Team-covering writer around, myself included...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about over 3 years ago 755 reads 1 comments

  6. U.S. Soccer Vs. Chile: 5 Things We Learned From Last Night's Friendly Draw

    Fans of the United States Men’s National Team watched last night at the Home Depot Center as the US drew 1-1 with the world’s 15th-best team in Chile. From this draw, however, the American faithful can take away several very important lessons...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about almost 4 years ago 2,003 reads 33 comments

  7. A Distinct Chill in the Air: USA vs. Chile Preview

    It's that time of year again. The annual January United States Men's National Team training camp, affectionately known as "Camp Cupcake" has nearly come to an end...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about almost 4 years ago 437 reads 10 comments

  8. U.S. Soccer's Forward Momentum: Strikers Coming Out of Woodwork for Yanks

    A few months ago, the biggest concern on the minds of followers of the United States Men’s National Team was not at the rapidly aging, injury depleted defense, but the glaring lack of depth at striker...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about almost 4 years ago 231 reads 11 comments

  9. Don't Tread on This: A Look At the Future of the US Men's National Soccer Team

    For all intents and purposes, the year 2010 is over for international soccer. That means that now is just as good a time as any to take a step back and look at where the United States Men's National Soccer Team goes from here...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about almost 4 years ago 1,806 reads 22 comments

  10. Agudelo, Young Yanks Win Well As US MNT Defeats South Africa 1-0

    The atmosphere was certainly festive at the very southern tip of the African continent as the United States played to a 1-0 win against the Republic of South Africa Wednesday in Johannesburg...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about 4 years ago 240 reads 2 comments

  11. And So It Begins: USMNT Roster Analysis in Mandela Challenge Cup

    When Bob Bradley took over the reigns of the United States Men's National team in the aftermath of the 2006 World Cup, he began his tenure by ushering a crop of youngsters into the national team fold who went on to form the core of the 2010 campaign...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about 4 years ago 508 reads 21 comments

  12. Minnesota Timberwolves Positional Analysis: Power Forwards

    The Minnesota Timberwolves traded away a player who is perhaps the best low post player in the league this offseason in Al Jefferson...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about over 4 years ago 1,104 reads 1 comments

  13. Minnesota Timberwolves Positional Analysis: Wings

    We continue our examination of the state of the Timberwolves roster by looking at the wing players—the shooting guards and small forwards...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about over 4 years ago 1,417 reads 19 comments

  14. United States Soccer: Where To Go After Historic Summer of 2010

    The summer of 2010 will go down in the international soccer history books (wherever FIFA keeps them) as the summer that US soccer finally arrived on the world stage. As exciting and incredibly productive as it was, though, it is now over...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about over 4 years ago 1,710 reads 18 comments

  15. Minnesota Timberwolves Positional Analysis: Point Guards

    Ladies and gentlemen, it's just about that time of year again. The free agency market has died down, the ESPN rumors section is fairly barren, and little else of excitement is coming from Target Center...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about over 4 years ago 1,882 reads 17 comments

  16. USA vs. Brazil: Yanks Lose 2-0 To Blistering Fast Brazil Squad In Friendly

    The United States lost 2-0 to the always dangerous Brazil tonight at the New Meadowlands stadium in New York/New Jersey. The night was a very insightful one to say the least...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about over 4 years ago 1,279 reads 18 comments

  17. Minnesota Timberwolves: The Value of the European Preseason Games

    This October, the Minnesota Timberwolves will play two preseason games in Europe. Their first stop will be in London, playing at the O2 Arena (pictured) against the defending NBA champion LA Lakers...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about over 4 years ago 1,069 reads 1 comments

  18. Timberwolves Reportedly Set To Sign Anthony Tolliver

    It is being reported by several media outlets that the Timberwolves have signed power forward Anthony Tolliver to a two-year, $4.5 million deal...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about over 4 years ago 912 reads 0 comments

  19. Re-Analyzing the American Roster To Face Brazil

    Thursday saw a few changes made to the United States roster that will take on the giants that are Brazil August 10th in New York/New Jersey. First, and most disappointing to me personally, is the withdrawal of Jermaine Jones...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about over 4 years ago 625 reads 2 comments

  20. Analyzing The US MNT Roster to Face Brazil

    Today, Bob Bradley announced his call-ups for the August 10 match against Brazil at the New Meadowlands. There are some interesting things that can be gleaned from the inclusions and the exclusions...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about over 4 years ago 1,020 reads 0 comments

  21. Kevin Love Is the Key To Kurt Rambis' Triangle Offense

    The vaunted triangle offense that Timberwolves head coach Kurt Rambis has installed at Target Center is entirely dependent on having speed on the floor and the ability to move the ball quickly...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about over 4 years ago 1,424 reads 10 comments

  22. Brett Favre Retires: A Minnesota Vikings Thank You Letter

    First of all, I know this will at the outset seem to be an unpopular sentiment, but hear me out. Every Vikings fan ought to be thanking Brett Favre...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about over 4 years ago 437 reads 0 comments

  23. What Minnesota Timberwolves' Interest in Anthony Tolliver Means

    Several reports have linked the Minnesota Timberwolves with a move for Anthony Tolliver, who is currently out of contract with the Golden State Warriors...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about over 4 years ago 2,081 reads 18 comments

  24. Got Milk (Cup)? Lessons From USA U-20 MNT Cup Victory

    First off, forgive the terrible pun…it really just had to be done, I couldn't help myself. Moving on now, the US U-20 MNT today was victorious in the 2010 Milk Cup...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about over 4 years ago 1,474 reads 12 comments

  25. Moving Forward After Jonny Flynn Injury Begins With Luke Ridnour

    Many found it curious when the Timberwolves’ second year point guard Jonny Flynn was unable to play in any of the Las Vegas Summer League. It turns out, as has been reported over the last day or two, the curious were right to wonder...

    Matt Bick Written by Matt Bick about over 4 years ago 1,091 reads 1 comments