1. 10 Key Battles for MLS Week 23

    Major League Soccer's Week 23 will feature a full schedule of nine weekend matchups , many of which have serious playoff implications on the line as the league heads into the final third of the season...

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  2. Breaking Down MLS' Attendances and TV Viewing Figures Following US World Cup Run

    Following the United States men's national team's exciting run in the 2014 World Cup, many turned their attention to how that enthusiasm could be transformed into larger support for North America's domestic professional league, Major League Soccer...

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  3. 10 Things We Learned from MLS Week 20

    There was plenty to see in Major League Soccer's Week 20, headlined by action on and off the field. Vancouver Whitecaps and United States men's national team fan favorite Jay DeMerit ...

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  4. 5 Key Battles for MLS Week 21

    Major League Soccer's Week 21 should be an exciting one for fans with eight games spread over six days of action. On Wednesday night, the San Jose Earthquakes drew first blood, beating up on the Chicago Fire 5-1...

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  5. 5 Clubs Where Jozy Altidore Could Restore Confidence

    One year ago, fresh off a 31-goal season with AZ Alkmaar in the Netherlands and having scored in four straight games for the United States men's national team, striker Jozy Altidore ...

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  6. Would Matt Besler Have Been Successful in the Premier League?

    On Saturday, after weeks of reported interest from teams abroad, as per MLSsoccer .com's Greg Seltzer (via Pro Soccer Talk's Kyle Bonn ), it was announced that Sporting Kansas ...

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  7. 10 Things We Learned from MLS Week 20

    Major League Soccer had a full slate of action-packed games this weekend in MLS Week 20, but the biggest news of the week came off the field with the league re-signing stars Matt Besler and Graham Zusi ...

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  8. 5 USMNT Players Who Are Likely to Transfer off the World Cup

    One of the most entertaining and maddening things about being a world football fan is the summer transfer season. What's more, in a World Cup year, things always seem to get a little more silly than usual...

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  9. 10 Things We Learned from MLS Week 19

    With a slate of four midweek matches, Major League Soccer fans had plenty to watch on Wednesday night. Sporting Kansas City went top of the table in the Eastern Conference with a ...

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  10. 10 Things We Learned from MLS Week 18

    With the 2014 World Cup coming to an end, the attention of many American soccer fans is starting to return home to Major League Soccer...

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  11. Can MLS Develop USMNT Players Capable of Making a Deep World Cup Run?

    As exciting as the 2014 World Cup was for United States's national team fans, the harsh reality is that the team advanced no further than it did in 2010...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 20 days ago 2,464 reads 7 comments

  12. 8 Potential Breakout USMNT Stars in 2018 World Cup

    As the United States men's national team begins to re-focus on the road ahead, it will have to start integrating new talent in preparation for the 2018 World Cup cycle. Luckily for the U...

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  13. 3 Things MLS Must Do to Take Advantage of Euphoria in US Soccer

    As the United States men's national soccer team made its run in the 2014 World Cup, Americans showed up at public watch parties by the thousands to support them...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 22 days ago 12,747 reads 66 comments

  14. 5 Players USMNT Should Call Up for Copa America Challenge

    With the 2014 World Cup now over for the United States men's national team and their head coach, Jurgen Klinsmann, thoughts will turn to the future. That includes the 2015 Gold Cup, the 2016 Copa America and qualifying for the 2018 World Cup...

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  15. 5 USMNT Players Whose Stock Fell at 2014 World Cup

    Now that the United States men's national team has been eliminated from the 2014 World Cup, much of the focus has turned to a number of USMNT players who are rumored to be gearing ...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 26 days ago 36,059 reads 55 comments

  16. Where Does USA's World Cup 2014 Campaign Rank in Their All-Time Performances?

    With the United States men's national team now out of the 2014 World Cup, it's time to reflect on where their performance ranks in terms of the team's all-time World Cup performances...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 28 days ago 9,448 reads 21 comments

  17. Criticism of Jurgen Klinsmann Largely Unfair After USMNT World Cup Run

    When U.S. Soccer hired Jurgen Klinsmann to revamp the United States men's national team after the 2011 Gold Cup, I was a fan of the move. However, to call me a sycophant of the German native would be well wide of the mark...

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  18. What Went Wrong for Jurgen Klinsmann and USMNT vs. Belgium?

    On Tuesday afternoon, the United States men's national team and their head coach, Jurgen Klinsmann , saw their World Cup run end with a 2-1 extra-time loss to Belgium in the round of 16...

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  19. Belgium vs. USA Preview: How USMNT Can Get More from Michael Bradley

    As the United States men's national soccer team approaches its round of 16 matchup against Belgium on Tuesday, one question many American fans have been asking is, "What's up with ...

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  20. Grading Jurgen Klinsmann's Decisions for USMNT in 2014 World Cup

    The United States men's national team and head coach Jurgen Klinsmann have survived the so-called Group of Death and are now on their way to the round of 16 in the 2014 World Cup...

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  21. Mix Diskerud Needs to Start for USMNT Against Belgium

    When the United States men's national team takes on Belgium in the round of 16 of the 2014 World Cup next Tuesday, one player who must start for the United States is midfielder Mix Diskerud...

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  22. 5 Things for USA to Look Forward to Following Loss to Germany

    Although the United States men's national team lost to Germany 1-0 on Thursday, the narrow defeat combined with a 2-1 victory by Portugal over Ghana was enough for the U.S. to advance to the round of 16 in the 2014 World Cup...

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  23. Key Selection Dilemmas for USA Ahead of World Cup Game with Germany

    As the United States men's national team heads into its final World Cup group game against Germany, U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann will have several key decisions to make about how his team approaches the encounter...

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  24. USMNT Performance in World Cup Is Validating Quality of MLS

    When Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley returned to Major League Soccer this past year after long stints in Europe, many fans of the United States men’s national team immediately assumed the moves would have disastrous consequences for the U...

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  25. USA vs. Portugal 6 Things We Learned

    The United States men’s national team and Portugal played to a thrilling 2-2 draw in a crucial World Cup Group G matchup on Sunday night in Brazil. Portugal scored in both the fifth and the 95th minute to break American hearts twice...

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