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Giuseppe Rossi Will Be Playing for…..Nobody

Posted on by Eric Altshule

The best American striker – and a guaranteed starter against England on June 12 – was not destined to be Jozy Altidore, Charlie Davies or (certainly) Robbie Findley.  The best American striker is New Jersey-born, rap-music loving, Playstation-playing Giuseppe Rossi.  … Continue reading

US World Cup Soccer Bid for 2018 or 2022: TV Commercial

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The US World Cup Bid organization has released a television commercial to increase awareness about trying to bring the World Cup back to the United States in either 2018 or 2022. While Russia is the frontrunner for the 2018 World … Continue reading

Obama Meets With US Men’s National Team World Cup Squad

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Today marked a very proud moment in the life of the 23 men who will be representing the United States at the World Cup this summer. They and the coaching staff met with President Barack Obama and former President Bill … Continue reading

Poll: Robbie Findley or Brian Ching? Who Should Bradley Have Picked?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

[polldaddy poll=3259795] Bob Bradley’s selection of his 23 men for the World Cup this summer has conjured up a lot of controversy this afternoon over the pick of Robbie Findley instead of Brian Ching. Did Bradley make the correct decision … Continue reading

U.S. Team Announces 23-man World Cup Roster

Posted on by Randy Capps

The clock has struck midnight on the World Cup dreams of seven players as coach Bob Bradley unveiled his 23-man roster for next month’s World Cup in South Africa. Here is your United States men’s National Team: Goalkeepers: Tim Howard, … Continue reading

U.S. National Team Meets Czech Republic Tonight

Posted on by Randy Capps

The United States men’s national team will host the Czech Republic tonight in East Hartford (ESPN, 7 p.m.) in one of its final tune-up before boarding a plane for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa next month. This game, … Continue reading

Alexi Lalas Discusses USMNT On Jim Rome Show: Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Last week, Alexi Lalas appeared on the Jim Rome Show to discuss several World Cup topics including his concerns about the striking options for the U.S. men’s national team, Landon Donovan’s role in the team, what it’ll mean to the … Continue reading

Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 9

Posted on by Peter C

The Week 9 numbers look like this…   5 year comparison   Week 9 71 GP YTD   Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP  2006   20,417     5   15,546     16,402     52   2007   15,773   -22.75%   6   15,314  … Continue reading

OneGoal: Road To South Africa, Part 5

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The fifth video in the “OneGoal: Road To South Africa” series has been released and this one focuses on the USA’s crunch game they had against Honduras down at the Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. The video … Continue reading

World Cup Cover Story in Sports Illustrated Magazine

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The May 24th issue of Sports Illustrated magazine features a World Cup cover story penned by Grant Wahl. According to Wahl, it’s the first time soccer has graced the SI cover since David Beckham had his chops on it in … Continue reading