Under Jürgen Klinsmann, U.S. Soccer Finally Plays The Beautiful Game

Yesterday, the U.S. Men's National Team beat Panama, 1-0, to clinch their fifth Gold Cup. It was a strange match because it was a tough match. Panama never looked a threat, but they packed everyone behind the ball and were able to keep the Americans from scoring for almost 70 minutes until substitute Brek Shea tapped… » 7/29/13 6:55pm 7/29/13 6:55pm

This Goal Is The Most American Goal That Has Ever Been Scored, Probably

The United States played Costa Rica last night in what proved to be the US men's national team's first competitive match so far in the Gold Cup. And for 82 minutes, the game sucked. The Americans only needed a draw to finish first in the group, and for much of the match, they were content to dominate possession,… » 7/17/13 8:00am 7/17/13 8:00am

Chris Wondolowski Keeps Letter From Misspelled Jersey, Is The Best

When Chris Wondolowski netted a hat trick in the first half on Tuesday against Belize, he did it with a misspelled jersey that had an extra W on it. Today, there was a third W again—sewn on the inside of the jersey—and there were two more goals. » 7/13/13 6:19pm 7/13/13 6:19pm

Three Belize Players Claim They Were Approached About Fixing USA Match

The USMNT mollywhopped Belize 6-1 on Tuesday in their opening match of Gold Cup play. That's not a surprise; the US is a much better team. But three Belize players have come forward alleging that they were approached by a man offering them money to fix the match. » 7/11/13 12:51pm 7/11/13 12:51pm

Here's the USA Fans’ Tifo From Tonight's Gold Cup Match Against Belize

US Soccer is in Portland tonight, playing a Gold Cup match against Belize in what's expected to be a blowout. The Americans already lead 1-0 after 20 minutes, but Portland's soccer fans are thought of as the best in the country for a reason. Here's the tifo they erected before kickoff. It's not quite as lifelike or… » 7/09/13 11:28pm 7/09/13 11:28pm

Canada Loses To Martinique, Which Isn't A Country And Isn't In FIFA

Those scrappy Canadians hung in for a long while, keeping the match scoreless into injury time despite being clearly outmatched by soccer giants Martinique. But Les Matinino finally broke through in the 93rd minute, with this rip-roaring goal from Fabrice Reuperne in the opening match of the Gold Cup. » 7/08/13 12:51pm 7/08/13 12:51pm

Panama Beats Mexico In Gold Cup; Match Produces Idiots On The Field

While tonight's Gold Cup match at the Rose Bowl between Panama and Mexico didn't produce large-scale riots like the recent exhibition in Las Vegas between Liga MX sides Club America and Chivas del Guadalajara, the end result was the same: Idiots and garbage on the field. » 7/07/13 10:15pm 7/07/13 10:15pm