Jozy Altidore, The Striker Who Never Was, Is Coming Back Home

Yesterday, news broke that perennial Premier League bottom feeders Sunderland had reached a swap deal with Major League Soccer. American striker Jozy Altidore is leaving Sunderland for MLS's Toronto FC. English striker Jermain Defoe, who just joined Toronto FC from Tottenham last summer, is going to Sunderland. The… » 1/14/15 5:58pm 1/14/15 5:58pm

​Jozy Altidore Wants To Go Not Score Goals Somewhere Else

Poor Jozy. The 24-year-old American striker looked to be the Truth as recently as July 2013, when he transferred to English side Sunderland and effectively cemented a starting place on the USMNT after scoring 23 goals in just 21 league games for Dutch side AZ Alkmaar the season prior. But now, he is some shit. » 10/08/14 6:14pm 10/08/14 6:14pm

Jozy Altidore Stretchered Off With Apparent Hamstring Injury

The glee that followed Clint Dempsey's opening goal turned sour early in the U.S. match against Ghana as striker Jozy Altidore pulled up and was eventually taken off the pitch on a stretcher after suffering what looks like a serious hamstring injury. » 6/16/14 6:52pm 6/16/14 6:52pm

Here's Jozy Altidore's First Goal Of The Season

We've been waiting for USMNT starting striker Jozy Altidore to score his first Premier League goal, but through 13 weeks, he's been unable to find the back of the net. This due to a number of factors, including the fact that his new club, Sunderland, suck so, so hard. But today: a breakthrough! » 12/04/13 3:20pm 12/04/13 3:20pm

After Getting Fucking Bossed, USMNT Stages Inexplicable, Epic Comeback

After 45 minutes of getting mollywhopped by Bosnia in today's friendly, the United States Men's National Team were down, 2-0, at half. At halftime we (I) wrote as much, briefly detailing exactly how the Americans were getting mollywhopped, and saying that barring foolery, it was a wrap for U.S. Soccer's historic… » 8/14/13 6:42pm 8/14/13 6:42pm

American striker Jozy Altidore is headed to the Premier League to play for Sunderland after scoring 31 goals for Dutch side AZ Alkmaar last year. His medical is tomorrow. [Sky Sports] » 7/07/13 12:05pm 7/07/13 12:05pm

Jozy Altidore Leads AZ Alkmaar To First Dutch Cup In 31 Years

American Jozy Altidore scored what turned out to be the winning goal for AZ Alkmaar in a 2-1 upset over PSV Eindhoven in today's Dutch Cup final, delivering AZ its first Cup since 1982. » 5/09/13 4:06pm 5/09/13 4:06pm

Jozy Altidore Knocked Unconscious, Suffers Back Injury In Scary…

While Clint Dempsey has rightfully earned most of the acclaim among Americans playing pro soccer in Europe this season, striker Jozy Altidore's quietly been having a tremendous year for Dutch Eredivisie team AZ Alkmaar with 18 goals on the campaign, helping to lead his squad to possible Europa League qualification. ( » 5/03/12 3:40pm 5/03/12 3:40pm

Jozy Altidore Scored A Nice Goal In His UEFA Europa League Match Today

UEFA's version of the NIT hoops tournament commenced today with 24 Europa League matches. Proud American striker Jozy Altidore provided the first of four goals that AZ Alkmaar would put up on Malmö FF. » 9/15/11 10:00pm 9/15/11 10:00pm

A-Rod Finally Worth $252 Million To The Texas Rangers

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 10/23/10 9:00am 10/23/10 9:00am

Who Does Rasheed Wallace Have To Kick In The Head To Get A Technical?

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 6/04/10 6:45am 6/04/10 6:45am

The Marquis Teague Scholarship-Revocation-Countdown Begins Now

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day » 4/28/10 8:50am 4/28/10 8:50am

That's Three L's On The Jersey, And One In The Box Score

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 10/30/09 6:30am 10/30/09 6:30am

Return Of the Deadspin Pub

The pub reopens on the heels of Jozy Altidore's inspired Premier League debut in the season's second weekend. Read on for yesterday's results and today's featured match, the West London derby between Chelsea and Fulham. » 8/23/09 11:00am 8/23/09 11:00am