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Mix and the City

Mix Diskerud loves pretty much everything about his new life in New York. Except the broker’s fees. And the $60 appetizers. And the parking… By Noah Davis Photographs by Dylan Coulter Note from the editor: This story appeared in our Summer 2015 issue. To purchase a copy or a subscription, please visit shop.howlermagazine.com. Khiry Shelton, the teammate …

A Higher Education

After shining in recent friendlies, Stanford student and USMNT revelation Jordan Morris is at a crossroads By Brian Sciaretta Photo by Ryu In the year since the 2014 World Cup, Jürgen Klinsmann and the United States national team have experienced peaks and valleys. Some of the rocky patches included Landon Donovan’s messy farewell last October, prized …

U.S. vs. South Korea In Photos

By Jonathan A look at the USWNT’s final friendly before the World Cup Photographs by Luke MalangaThe U.S. Women’s National Team begins their World Cup tonight with a match against Australia in Winnipeg. We sent photographer Luke Malanga to capture their final tune-up match, a 0–0 draw with South Korea at Red Bull Arena just over …

Foreign Aid

How the discovery of Mikkel Diskerud launched the U.S. men’s national team’s worldwide search for talent By Seth Vertelney Editor’s Note: This story appeared in our Summer 2013 issue. With the U.S. national team’s winter training camp drawing to a close, and several of the young players mentioned in the piece vying for spots on the …

How to Build a Team in Three Days

Photo Credit: Andrew Hetherington With Ben Olsen’s D.C. United facing a two-goal deficit and potential elimination this weekend against Houston, we thought it a good time to revisit Graham Parker’s Issue One profile of Olsen and the United coaching staff (“How to Build a Team in Three Days”) as they prepared to face Chelsea in …

Strip Strip

New print up in our shop — Seattle Sounders Strip Strip from issue one. And in honor of the Sounders’ playoff game tonight against Salt Lake, it’s 25% off with the discount code seattlestrip for the next 24 hours.

Howler’s first cover

As we were pulling together the first issue of Howler, something historic happened: On August 15, the U.S. men’s national team won for the first time ever in Mexico, after 75 years of trying. Yes, it was a friendly. And yes, neither team was playing at full strength. But we all got really excited anyway, …