Getting Ready For MLS? Allow Us To Convince You Otherwise

It's about that time of the year again! Timber Joey is gassing up his chainsaw, Thierry Henry is stretching those creaking joints, and Michael Bradley is getting ready to lace up his boots, the prodigal son back on (well, North) American soil after so many years away. Yep, Major League Soccer, the land of has-beens and … » 3/06/14 3:37pm 3/06/14 3:37pm

The Los Angeles Galaxy Was Extremely Happy To Visit The White House

There's a lot going in this photo, taken today during the LA Galaxy's obligatory champion's visit to the White House. (Well, not everyone finds it necessary.) As usual, Obama looks happier than anyone else, although a beaming Bruce Arena seems up to the challenge. » 5/16/12 12:50am 5/16/12 12:50am

Everton Upsets Chelsea 2-0 Thanks In Part To This Landon Donovan Assist

While fellow Yank Clint Dempsey keeps scoring goals (or at least inducing own goals) Landon Donovan is setting them up in a big way for Everton, and this play demonstrated some quality teamwork—from Phil Neville's challenge to Denis Stracqualursi's finish. [Fox Soccer] » 2/11/12 11:52am 2/11/12 11:52am

Landon Donovan Offers A Rebuttal To Clint Dempsey Fans Worldwide

From now until the end of the season, we'll be posting a number of clips from the previous weekend's English Premier League games. If there's a goal, save, dive, lip-read profanity, or hocked sputum we should know about, drop us a line at tips@deadspin.com. (You might also enjoy our better-late-than-never EPL guide) » 2/01/12 4:10pm 2/01/12 4:10pm

Here's Video Of The Adu-To-Donovan-To-Dempsey Goal That Advanced The…

With a 1-0 victory over Panama, the U.S. men's soccer team will face the winner of the upcoming Mexico/Honduras match in Houston. Yes, the Adu in the headline is Freddy, that not-quite-prodigy who Coach Bob Bradley inserted into the match in the 66th minute. And yes, both Adu's and Donovan's passes were magnificent. » 6/22/11 9:00pm 6/22/11 9:00pm

Rejoice: American Players Are Soccer's New Exploitable Resource

In April, Thomas DiBenedetto, a rich businessman from Boston who somehow emerged from the economic downturn unscathed, bought a controlling interest in AS Roma for around 60 million Euros. Pending approval, he'll be the first foreign majority investor in Serie A. One of his first action items is to sign an American… » 5/18/11 4:10pm 5/18/11 4:10pm

Luke Rodgers Will Burn Off Your Face, Landon Donovan

Petchesky alerted you this morning to the minor dust-up between Landon Donovan and new Red Bulls striker Luke Rodgers, in which the Englishman called the Yank a (genitalia)head. Donovan may very well act like an entitled whinger but Rodgers should hardly be chucking stones when calling people a dickhead. I've already… » 5/10/11 11:55am 5/10/11 11:55am

Landon Donovan's Goal May Have Also Saved His Marriage

Everyone was fighting back tears when Landon Donovan blew a kiss to "Bianca" following the biggest moment of his life. Well, that moment may have brought him and Bianca—his estranged wife—back together. Grab your hankies again. » 6/25/10 3:30am 6/25/10 3:30am