U.S. Men’s National Team

Members of Jamaica's national team celebrate defeating the US 2-1 in a CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal football match in Atlanta on July 22, 2015.    AFP PHOTO/NICHOLAS KAMM        (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Jamaica Shocks U.S. In Gold Cup Semifinals

The United States had everything on its side. History. A raucous home crowd. And, supposedly, the better team. None of it prevented Jamaica from handing the Americans their biggest upset defeat.

07/22/2015

U.S. striker Clint Dempsey, left, celebrates a second-half goal against Cuba with teammate Aron Johannsson at M&T Bank Stadium on July 18, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Jamaica Relishes Underdog Role Against 5-Time Champion U.S. In Gold Cup Semifinals

Forward Michael Seaton says Jamaica advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals for the first time in 17 years because the Reggae Boyz enjoyed surprising the doubters.

07/22/2015

Kyle Beckerman of the USA slide tackles Miguel Camargo, left, of Panama during the CONCACAF Gold Cup match at Sporting Park on July 13, 2015 in Kansas City. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Klinsmann Shakes Up U.S. Roster In Advance Of Gold Cup Quarterfinals

The coach chose to add DaMarcus Beasley, Joe Corona and Alan Gordon for the knockout rounds, which begin with the quarterfinals Saturday in Baltimore.

07/14/2015

Michael Bradley of the USA applauds the fans after the international friendly match between Switzerland and the United States at Stadium Letzigrund on March 31, 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images)

Bradley Set To Make 100th Appearance As U.S. Opens Gold Cup Against Honduras

Goals have always been secondary for the son of former U.S. coach Bob Bradley and nephew of retired big league catcher Scott Bradley.

07/07/2015

U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis answers a question as defender Julie Johnston looks on during a press conference at Memorial Field in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on June 10, 2015. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Crooks: One Of Best Weeks In American Soccer History Tempered By Troubling U.S. Women

In its Women’s World Cup opener, the U.S. team was fortunate to string together three or four passes.

06/12/2015

United States midfielder Mix Diskerud celebrates after scoring during the International friendly match against Germany in Cologne, Germany, on June10, 2015. (PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

How About This For An Encore? U.S. Men Stun World Cup Champion Germany

Bobby Wood scored a late goal for the second time in six days as the United States defeated world power Germany, 2-1 on Wednesday.

06/10/2015

Danny Williams, right, celebrates with teammate DeAndre Yedlin after scoring a goal late in the second half of the friendly between the United States and the Netherlands on June 5, 2015 at the Arena Stadium in Amsterdam. (JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Late Rally Lifts U.S. Men’s National Team To Stunning Win Over The Netherlands

Danny Williams scored in the 89th minute and Bobby Wood in the 90th, capping a comeback from a two-goal second-half deficit and giving the United States a 4-3 win over the Netherlands on Friday night.

06/05/2015

Mason Plumlee #11 of Team USA passes under pressure from Tiago Splitter #15 of Team Brazil during an exhibition game at the United Center on August 16, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Team USA defeated team Brazil 95-78. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Mason Plumlee Has No Business Going To Spain

With his work ethic, he will continue to improve on his shooting range and ball handling, making him even more valuable to Brooklyn. He’s just not ready yet for this grand stage.

08/20/2014

Mason Plumlee #35 of the USA Blue Team (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

U.S. Men’s National Team Trims Roster To 16; Mason Plumlee Makes Cut

The U.S. men’s national team trimmed its roster to 16 players Tuesday by cutting Washington’s John Wall and Bradley Beal, and Atlanta’s Paul Millsap.

08/05/2014

A fan of the United States enjoys the atmosphere prior to the World Cup Round of 16 match against Belgium at Arena Fonte Nova on July 1, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Silverman: Enough Already! Give Me Football — The Real Version Of The Sport

Despite the huge crowds that watched the World Cup games at public venues in major cities all over the land, we have not become a soccer-mad country.

07/02/2014

Vincent Kompany of Belgium has his shot saved by Tim Howard of the United States during the World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match at Arena Fonte Nova on July 1, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Howard Heroic But USA’s World Cup Dream Dashed By Belgium

Kevin De Bruyne turned a heroic night for U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard into defeat on Tuesday with an extra-time goal and an assist that gave Belgium a 2-1 victory and a quarterfinal match against Lionel Messi and Argentina.

07/01/2014

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5 Things To Know Before USA-Belgium World Cup Matchup

In what is perhaps the most anticipated game for the USA thus far in the 2014 World Cup, Belgium is the only thing standing between Jurgen Klinsmann’s squad and a quarterfinal spot.

06/30/2014

U.S. forward Jozy Altidore tries to trap a pass during the international friendly match against Nigeria at EverBank Field on June 7, 2014 in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Klinsmann: Altidore Definitely Available For USA’s Match Against Belgium

Jozy Altidore is available to play for the United States in Tuesday’s World Cup second-round game against Belgium, but it does not appear the forward is ready to return to the starting lineup.

06/30/2014

The FC Harlem soccer club stresses the basics in practice. (Credit: CBS 2)

Potential American World Cup Stars Of Tomorrow Learn Craft At FC Harlem

While the eyes of the world have been on the World Cup, there’s a small soccer club in Harlem that’s not as concerned about who wins. For them, it’s about making sure kids get professional coaching to keep them competitive on and off the field.

06/27/2014

German players mob Thomas Mueller after he scored in the second half against Matt Besler, right, and the United States during their World Cup  Group G match at Arena Pernambuco on June 26, 2014 in Recife, Brazil. (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)

USA Struggles Against Mighty Germany, But Moves On To Knockout Stage

Thomas Mueller scored his fourth goal of the World Cup on Friday as Germany defeated the United States 1-0 to win Group G ahead of the Americans, who also advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup despite losing.

06/26/2014

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