A Plea to U.S. Soccer: The Failed Rebuild of the USMNT

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OPINION – For long time fans, U.S. Soccer history starts in 1990 or 1994 when the United states returned to the World Cup after 40 years and then hosted the following World Cup. It was a triumphant return by the Yanks to the world stage. Most fans only know that the team reached the Semi-finals […] READ MORE


MLS 30 For 30 Documentaries ESPN Should Make

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EDITORIAL – Major League Soccer has started its 26th season. During the past year, I’ve listened to the 25 Stories that Made MLS series and Grant Wahl’s American Prodigy podcast. I’ve been thinking about the “what if ESPN decided to do a 30 For 30 or several about MLS/American Soccer?” question for years. With MLS […] READ MORE



USMNT’s qualifying failure was due to a historically weak player pool

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Editorial (October 4, 2018) – The United States Men’s National Team qualifying failure for the 2018 World Cup sent shockwaves through the U.S. Soccer community. Blame has usually been directed at people who have spent time at or near the top of the USSF power structure. Perhaps the biggest targets have been then-USSF President Sunil […] READ MORE


The USMNT Missing the World Cup Could Be A Good Thing

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Opinion (October 13, 2017) – Every website out there is talking about the USMNT and their failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. This is understandable, as it is the first time they’ve missed out on soccer’s biggest tournament since 1986. But the suggestions that everyone needs to be fired is not what the […] READ MORE



USMNT vs. Honduras: Three Key Statistics

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Bruce Arena’s first significant game in charge was a success, with the USMNT handing Honduras a 6-0 drubbing. Sebastian Lletget, Michael Bradley, Clint Dempsey, and Christian Pulisic all netted goals for the US. Tim Howard kept a clean sheet in his first game back with the national team since his injury against Mexico. USMNT vs. […] READ MORE



Breaking Down Bruce Arena’s USMNT Plans

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Lost in much of yesterday’s commotion with the New York Cosmos and the tragedy that befell Brazilian club Chapecoense was Bruce Arena’s sit down with U.S. Soccer about his potential philosophy for the United States Men’s National Team. Many have been wondering what the new old boss will change, if anything, from Jurgen Klinsmann’s tenure. […] READ MORE


Bruce Arena Officially Named New USMNT Head Coach

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Bruce Arena has officially been named the new head coach of the United States Men’s National Team. He had been strongly tipped to become Jurgen Klinsmann’s replacement after the former manager and technical director was relieved of his duties Monday afternoon. Bruce Arena Officially Named New USMNT Head Coach Klinsmann was let go after disappointing […] READ MORE