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United States Men's National Team

SBI QOTD: Which USMNT newcomer are you most excited to see in January camp?

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The U.S. Men's National Team January Camp has always been about giving new faces a look.

There's even more importance on that this year as the USMNT looks to identity talent and build a core over the next four years to avoid another World Cup failure.

USMNT interim manager Dave Sarachan has called in 10 players for the January camp that have not previously been involved in a national team camp.

SBI Question of the Day: What should Jermaine Jones' role be with the USMNT?

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Jermaine Jones caused shockwaves with comments he made on Monday about his standing within the U.S. Men's National Team. Now, those comments have reignited a debate that has been going on for quite some time.

Is it time for the U.S. Men's National Team to find a new starting option in midfield?

SBI Question of the Day: Which USMNT centerback pairing should start vs. Honduras?

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The U.S. Men's National Team's injury issues have been highly publicized in the week leading up to Friday's World Cup qualifier against Honduras. Stars Bobby Wood, Fabian Johnson and DeAndre Yedlin are on the mend, leaving Bruce Arena with some big decisions on how to reshuffle and reshape his starting XI.

SBI Question of the Day: Which position is biggest concern for USMNT heading into March qualifiers?

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Bruce Arena's roster has been ravaged by injuries as World Cup qualifiers loom. Several players, most of which were presumed starters, will not be joining camp as the U.S. Men's National Team faces a pair of vital World Cup qualifiers.

Naturally, there are some concerns.

Bobby Wood, Fabian Johnson and DeAndre Yedlin headline the notable injury absences for the U.

SBI Question of the Day: What do you think of the new U.S. Soccer jerseys?

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Late onValentine's Day, U.S. Soccer released a newred National Team jersey.

The new jersey is all-red design, in a similar style to 2016's National Team jerseys.An altered, all-red crest features on both the jersey and shorts, which also have a single black stripe down the length of the uniform with the sleeves a darker shade of red.

SBI Question of the Day: Where should Bradley play with USMNT?

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For years, Michael Bradley's best position has been up for debate and, following the U.S. Men's National Team's loss to Mexico, it appears that the player himself and his national team coach disagree on how best to deploy the veteran midfielder.

SBI Question of the Day: Who should USMNT start at right back vs. Ecuador?

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Consistency was something the U.S. Men's National Team had long sought coming into this summer's Copa America Centenario.

That was until Jurgen Klinsmann's side found a squad of 11 players thatseemed to be clicking with one another, sending the U.

SBI Question of the Day: What should Dempsey's USMNT role be?

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For years, Clint Dempsey has been the U.S. Men's National Team's most consistent attacking option. On Friday against Colombia, he was the team's most active attacker yet again, but his role remains up for debate as the U.S. continues through the Copa America.

Dempsey was far and away the USMNT's most creative forward in the 2-0 loss to Colombia in the Copa America opener.

SBI Question of the Day: Should Pulisic start at Copa America?

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The U.S. Men's National Team struggled to make an impact in the attacking third during the first half of Wednesday night's friendly against Ecuador, but a flurry of substitutions at halftime provided the team with a massive spark.

Among the second-half inclusions was Christian Pulisic, the 17-year-old Borussia Dortmund sensation.

SBI Question of the Day: Where should Guzan play next season?

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For the first time in approximately three decades, Aston Villa will not be playing in the English Premier League next season. The question on many U.S. Men's National Team followers' mindsis whatdoes this mean for goalkeeper Brad Guzan?

The club was relegated to the English League Championship after falling to Manchester United, 1-0, on Saturday, and the fallout has already begun.

SBI Question of the Day: Should Jordan Morris turn pro?

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To turn pro, or not to turn pro? That is the important question Jordan Morris has to answer.

The U.S. Under-23 Men's National Team forward ended his special year as an NCAA champion with Stanford, and while becoming a professional may seem like the obvious next step, Morris could easily return to the Cardinal for his senior season.

SBI Question of the Day: How confident are you that the USMNT will beat Mexico?

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By AARON CRANFORD

On Oct. 10, the U.S. Men's National Team and Mexico will meet in Pasadena, California for arguably one of the most important matches in the two fierce rivals' history.

And with only a few weeks remaining before kickoff, one side appears to have the edge heading into the CONCACAF Cup.

Major League Soccer

SBI Question of the Day: Which MLS team was the most disappointing in 2017?

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Before the MLS playoffs begin on Wednesday night, we're taking a look at some of the teams that didn't make the playoffs, and more specifically failed to live up to expectations in 2017.

No team fell harder than FC Dallas, who won two teams after July 22 to finish out of the top six in the Western Conference after previously occupying first place.

SBI Question of the Day: Who is the biggest All-Star snub?

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With limited space on each year's MLS All-Star roster, it's inevitable that a few deserving players end up left out.

With the league unveiling its finalized 24-man roster on Tuesday, it's difficult to argue that most, if not all, of the players who made the cut are deserving entries into the mid-summer event.

SBI Question of the Day: What is the best rivalry in MLS?

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It's rivalry week in MLS, and while that will no doubt make for good viewing all around, it's worth pondering where one's viewing time might best be spent.

The league has no shortage of intense match-ups, but one of the most well-known and entertaining takes place in the Pacific Northwest when Cascadia rivals clash.

SBI Question of the Day: Which MLS newcomer is off to the best start?

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We are more than a quarter of the way through the 2017 MLS season. As always, there are some surprise teams and standout players, many of whom are new to the league this year.

Atlanta United and Minnesota United have provided the league with some extra attacking quality.

SBI Question of the Day: Which candidates lead the expansion race?

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As we near the midpoint of 2017, and presumably the midpoint of MLS' consideration of expansion candidates for slots 25 and 26, several bids have seen public votes go in different directions.

Out in St. Louis, SC STL's proposed bid for a downtown stadium in St.

SBI Question of the Day: What is Pirlo's best role with NYCFC?

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Even the most talented stars are at the mercy of their body's ability to perform at a high level. All the technique in the world can't prolong a career if your legs simply can't carry you, and that holds true for everyone on a long-term scale, though some rebel against it longer than others.

SBI Question of the Day: Which MLS team should be most concerned with poor start?

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The first month or so of MLS play is behind us and, while it's hard to judge too much so early in the season, there is certainly cause for concern for several teams across MLS.

Late-season runs are commonplace in MLS, and the Seattle Sounders' run to the 2016 MLS crown serves as a major reminder of what a bit of late mojo can do.

SBI Question of the Day: Who will win MLS Cup?

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The MLS playoffs are upon us, as 12 teams now vie for the league's ultimate prize.

Postseason play kicks off on Wednesday, beginning a month-and-a-half long chase towards MLS Cup. That chase begins with the 12 remaining teams, and will conclude on Dec.

SBI Question of the Day: Who is the best goalkeeper in MLS history?

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Even before Saturday's record-breaking win, Nick Rimando was considered among the best goalkeepers ever to play in MLS. For 17 years, Rimando has defied expectations while accomplishing virtually everything a player could in MLS.

No matter how you spin it, Rimando is one of the greats, but is he the best goalkeeper to ever ply his trade in MLS?

SBI Question of the Day: What do you think of the increase in MLS red cards?

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Through the opening month of the MLS season, the league has experienced what many believe to be a red card epidemic. Dismissals have been coming left and right, as refereeing has become the latest hot button topic in MLS.

In 42 games spread across four weeks, MLS players have been dismissed a total of 16 times.

SBI Question of the Day: Who is the most overrated player in MLS?

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While players like Cyle Larinand Ignacio Piatti are currently lighting up MLS in the early stages of the new season, some of the league's biggest names have yet to make an impact for their respective clubs.

ESPN FC recently conducted a survey of MLS players in an attempt to establish the most overrated players in the league.

SBI Question of the Day: Which 0-2 MLS team is in the most trouble?

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The start of an MLS season is always expected to provide some twists and surprises, but several of the league's projected contenders have struggled out of the gate in ways that few could havepredicted.

Heading into Week 3 of the MLS season, four teams currently sit without a point.

SBI Question of the Day: Would you prefer MLS adopt promotion-relegation?

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By IVES GALARCEP

It is a topic consistently pushed by a vocal minority, but perhaps one that more and more American soccer fans are interested in discussing. Promotion and relegation is a fixture of club soccer around the world, but is not something practiced by Major League Soccer, which isn't going to change any time soon.

Americans Abroad

SBI Question of the Day: What should Julian Green's next move be?

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Julian Green appears to be in no man's land once again as the U.S. Men's National Team winger is reportedly out of favor at another club.

Reports recently emerged from Germany revealing that Stuttgart could move on from the 22-year-old winger. The reports come just eight months after Green moved to the Bundesliga club, giving up what always appeared to be an extended pipe dream at German giant Bayern Munich.

SBI Question of the Day: How will Bradley fare at Swansea City?

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For years, Bob Bradley stated his belief that he was ready for the next step into the coaching elite and, after years of work away from the brightest of lights, the former U.S. Men's National Team head coach now has the chance to prove himself in the world's most watched league.

Swansea City announced on Monday that Bradley has been named the club's manager, making the former USMNT boss the first American to coach in one of Europe's top five leagues.

The Rest

SBI Question of the Day: Was NYCFC wrong to fire Kreis?

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After just one season in charge of New York City FC, Jason Kreis finds himself out of a job.

Kreis was dismissed by the club Monday, ending his tenure as the club's first ever head coach after just 34 games in charge. The firing comes in the wake of a season that saw just 10 wins from 34 games, with NYCFC finishing 12 points out of a playoff position.