USMNT

USA vs Peru: In Pictures

  The United States Men’s National Team took on Peru last night in East Hartford, CT. While there were some real positives to be gleaned— not least of which was teenager Josh Sargent’s go-ahead goal in the 49th minute— this is still very much a team in transition and trying to find their way. The Yanks …

About that night in Paris (well, Lyon…)

By David Mercer Now lost in the run-up to the World Cup, the United States’ 1-1 draw with France back in June was a bit of a throwback, and might have been familiar to longstanding American soccer fans. It was to me. The very young U.S. team—no Bradleys, Altidores, Dempseys, or Beslers —didn’t possess the …

We Can All Do Better

By Travis Timmons   I was alone on my couch. It was deep into 10 p.m. The kids were asleep. My wife was reading in bed. Student essays needed grading. The dishwasher was churning away. My back ached from the usual night of household chores. I barely felt awake. Maybe I’ll read a bit, then …