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Landon Donovan keeps it real

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Landon Donovan addresses the current stage of his USMNT and MLS career the same way he always has, with an uncompromising honesty. Read More

Stadium size matters in US soccer

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With US soccer fans growing accustomed to watching the game in NFL and baseball stadiums, do soccer specific stadiums still matter? Read More

Up-Close: USA 2014 World Cup Nike Away Jersey

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Nike released the USA 2014 World Cup away jersey (available now atWorld Soccer ShopandKitba) last [...]

Video: USA Debuts New Away Kit in 2-2 Draw with Mexico

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The United State men's national soccer team debuted their 2014 World Cup away kit during [...]

USA 2014 World Cup Nike Away Jersey

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US Soccer technical partner Nike has launched the red, white and blue USA 2014 World [...]

Up-Close: USA 2014 World Cup Nike Authentic Home Jersey

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Nike recently launched the home jersey that will be worn by the United States national [...]

USA 2014 World Cup Nike Home Jersey

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Nike and US Soccer have launched amainly white USA 2014 World Cup home jersey. The [...]

Nike and U.S. Soccer Extend Partnership to 2022

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Nike and the U.S. Soccer Federation have announced a renewal of their partnership that will [...]

U.S. National Team

Predicting The Roster For USMNT’s Pre-World Cup Friendlies

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The only games that separate the US from their World Cup opener with Ghana in Brazil are three international friendlies.

Jurgen Klinsmann will bring 30 players into camp before the game against Azerbaijan, and there are many questions as to who will fill these spots. So, here's my attempt at trying to predict the 30, knowing everything we know after the Ukraine and Mexico friendlies.

U.S. Soccer announces Class of 2014 Hall of Fame ballot

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US Soccer announced the ballot for the Players and Veterans categories for the National Soccer Hall of Fame Class of 2014. Read More

U.S. Soccer interviews Benny Feilhaber

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U.S. Soccer interviews National Team player Benny Feilhaber as the team trains in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Feilhaber ... Read More

US Soccer interviews Yedlin, O’Niell, and Gil

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US Soccer speaks with National Team newcomers DeAndre Yedlin, Shane O'Neill, and Luis Gil. Read More

US Soccer Updates Its Crest In Time For World Cup 2014 [PHOTO]

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The US Soccer Federation has updated the crest that will be worn by the USMNT and USWNT teams for 2014, which will also be featured on the team jerseys that will be worn by the US Men's National Team at World Cup 2014.

Instead of completely changing the US Soccer crest, USSF has decided to evolve the crest design by removing the gold border and changing the blue to a lighter shade.

Copa America 2016 To Be Played In United States, Says CONMEBOL Source

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The on-again, off-again reports of Copa America 2016 being staged in the United States have gathered pace today with a report in the Spanish media that says that CONMEBOL have confirmed that Copa America 2016 will be played in the US, just one year after Copa America 2015 is played in Chile.

Copa America 2016 is being organized to commemorate 100 years of the competition.

U.S. Men’s National Team – 2013 Highlight Video

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Highlights from the United States National Team in 2013, a year that saw a Gold Cup win and finishing 1st in World Cup Qualifying. Read More

US Soccer stays with Nike

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Nike remains the uniform supplier for the United States National Team, with the US Soccer Federation agreeing to a nine-year deal. Read More

Klinsmann signs new deal, adds Technical Director title

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United States National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann signs a new deal to remain in the role through 2018. Read More

Klinsmann Reviews 2013

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US Soccer interviews coach Jurgen Klinsmann on the successful Gold Cup campaign and qualifying for the World Cup. Read More

USA – Korea set for Feb 1

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The United States and Korea will meet in an international friendly scheduled for Feb 1, 2014 in Carson, California. Read More

Video: National Team Players Thanksgiving Traditions

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Members of the United States National Team share their Thanksgiving traditions in a US Soccer video. Read More

By the Numbers… 2014 World Cup Draw

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Clemente Lisi takes a look at a World Cup draw that could create multiple 'Group of Death' scenarios for 2014. Read More

100 Moments: Paul Caligiuri’s Goal Ends World Cup Drought

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US Soccer's 100 Moments series picks up with the United States National Team in the 1990 World Cup Qualifying campaign. Read More

Studio 90 previews Austria – USA

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US Soccer's Studio 90 previews Tuesday's Austria - United States friendly (3pm ET - NBCSN), the final game on the 2013 schedule for the USA. Read More

United States Men's National Team

What is a National Team?

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The recent departure of USWNT coach Tom Sermanni raises questions for the Men's and Women's US National Teams. Read More

Not they asked, but...

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I have been spent several occasions over the last days staring through this year's US National Soccer Hall of Fame ballot. There is no great telling why, as I do not actually have a vote. Nevertheless, I have settled on who I would cast for - it was not easy:Marco EtcheverryKristine LillyShannon MacMillanBrian McBrideJohn O'BrienCindy Parlow ConeSteve RalstonBriana Scurry--Lilly and McBride are

The Return of the Klinsi

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Well, that is an interesting hit on the news wire. Most unusual for US Soccer, and sure to cause all manner of barking in the bubble. I just wonder, does this mean he will definitely not be fired for a bad showing at World Cup next summer? Not that I would suggest it, but it is a new contractual position for the USMNT boss to be in.

Portland

Portland Timbers@Seattle Sounders FC (Clint Dempsey’s Home Debut)

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Video Score: four / 5

Cascadia Dreams (tweaked), Seattle Sounders v Portland Timbers

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Video clip Ranking: five / five

The Upside

Upside: Positive pressure

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Arsene Wenger on pressure and several takes on US Soccer's decision to extend coach Jurgen Klinsmann's contract in Friday's news roundup. Read More

Upside: Contributions in other ways

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The soccer news update for Friday, Nov 29 with pressure on Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas and coaching rumors in MLS. Read More

Upside: Live as a professional 24/7

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The soccer news roundup the day after the US finished its 2013 schedule and several teams qualified for the 2014 World Cup. Read More

The Rest

Standing up for high school soccer

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Should elite soccer players play high school soccer? The US Soccer Federation says no, but some coaches disagree. Read More

HIGHLIGHTS: Seattle Sounders FC vs Chivas USA | July 28th, 2013

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Movie Score: four / 5

Lyon – Lens, Copa Libertadores and US Women – Russia

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Ligue 1 club Lyon host Ligue 2's Lens in the Coupe de France, the Copa Libertadores group stage, and the US Women on Thursday's soccer TV. Read More

Besler, Feilhaber, Zusi to Remain with US Team

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Today US Soccer announced that 22 players from the recent 26 man camp will stick around for next Saturday's friendly against South Korea. Of KC's five representatives, three will be remaining with the US team. Matt Besler, Benny Feilhaber, and Graham Zusi will be the three Sporting representatives available for the game.

Behind the Scenes of the US Soccer Development Academy: Richmond United Town Hall

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Two years ago, US Soccer mandated a ten month schedule for all US Soccer Development Academies and we gave you a behind the scenes look; with the creation of Richmond United, we decided to take a look at the state of USSDAs once again.

Two years ago, I wrote what is still one of my favorite articles in my time at Black and Red United: a behind the scenes look at the US Soccer Development Academy, which had recently mandated a 10 month season for all of its clubs, ending the ability for Academy players to play high school soccer.

U.S. Soccer: Women’s National Team Unfiltered

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Online video Ranking: 4 / 5

US Adult Soccer Association president Richard Groff wins Fricker Award

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The United States Soccer Federation honors Richard Groff with the 2014 Werner Fricker Award. Read More

Sophia Bush on Chicago Fire | 11-26-13

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Video clip Ranking: 5 / 5

Two Sporting Players Miss Out on Awards

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Sporting KC defenders Matt Besler and Erik Palmer-Brown both ended up missing out on awards this week.

Starting defender, and US national team player, Belser was once again up for MLS defender of the year. Besler was a finalist along with New England's Jose Goncalves and LA's Omar Gonzalez.