Monthly Archives: May 2012

USA vs. Brazil: Match Night Commentary

    The U.S. men's national team takes on five-time World Cup champion Brazil tonight at FedEx Field (8pm, ESPN2). The match will serve as the U.S. team's toughest test ahead of the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Antigua and Barbuda … Continue reading »

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USA vs. Brazil: The Pregame Tailgate

The U.S. men's national team takes on five-time World Cup champion Brazil tonight at FedEx Field as a major tune-up for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Antigua and Barbuda and Guatemala. The match comes on the heels of a … Continue reading »

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USMNT to use Brazil as measuring stick before qualifying

Photo by John Todd/ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO LANDOVER, Md. — The U.S. men's national team has had 10 months to fine-tune things under head coach Jurgen Klinsmann, and now they will get to see just how far they have come … Continue reading »

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Mid-Day Ticker: Liverpool close in on Rodgers, Balotelli warns racists & more

It would appear that Brendan Rodgers is Liverpool's man after all.  According to reports out of England, the young Swansea City coach will become Kenny Dalglish's replacement in the Liverpool coaches box less than two weeks after reportedly turning down … Continue reading »

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Who should the USMNT start vs. Brazil?

Photo by John Todd/ISIPhotos.com The U.S. Men's national team faces what could be its toughest test of the year tonight at Fed Ed Field when might Brazil comes calling, and Jurgen Klinsmann will have some tough decisions to make on … Continue reading »

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Reyna, Meola among four set to be inducted into National Hall of Fame

Prior to Wednesday night's match between the U.S. men's national team and Brazil, a quartet of individuals who helped build the foundation for both men's and women's soccer in this country will receive their due. Claudio Reyna, Tony Meola, Desmond … Continue reading »

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Studio 90: USA ready for Brazil

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SBI MLS Player of the Month: Alan Gordon

When the San Jose Earthquakes needed a late goal this past month, Alan Gordon came to the rescue. Not once, not twice, but three times. In a row. Gordon's trio of consecutive late-game goals directly secured five points for the … Continue reading »

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MNT In Scotland: Carlos Bocanegra (Part 2)

In case you missed Part 1, you can see it here. Enjoy:

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Seven MLS teams eliminated after wild night in U.S. Open Cup

One-by-one the results kept coming in Tuesday night, with each one seeming more unlikely than the last. On perhaps the wildest, most unpredictable night in U.S. Open Cup history, seven MLS teams were eliminated from the competition the third round, and … Continue reading »

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USMNT Notes: Bradley talks Italian scandal, Altidore gains confidence & more

By AVI CREDITOR LANDOVER, Md. — Michael Bradley has had two of his best, most influential games in any uniform for club or country in recent wins for the national team against Italy and Scotland. He was able to turn … Continue reading »

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Dempsey, Altidore unlikely to start versus Brazil

photo by Bernd Feil/ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO LANDOVER, Md. — When the U.S. men's national team's starters walk through the tunnel at FedEx Field on Wednesday, two players who likely will not be among that group are Clint Dempsey and … Continue reading »

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