Soccer in the States: U.S. Men’s National Team is giving us hope once more

In my time spent watching the United States play soccer, the team has fallen flat plenty. I’m used to watching an otherwise promising nation flop on the biggest stages. This instilled sense of pessimism is ingrained into my mind, and it creates a massive cognitive dissonance when things actually go the U.S.’ way.  There’s no […]

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Soccer in the States: U.S. Men’s National Team gears up for crucial Mexico match

Looking at the CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying calendar, Nov. 12 is the first date that really jumps out if you’re a United States Men’s National Team fan. Who else could it be but Mexico? The already fiery rivalry between these two teams will be amped up by the huge stakes that come with qualifying for […]

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Soccer in the States: U.S. Men’s National Team shows unsurprising inconsistency

T he last three games were trademark United States Men’s National Team play. A simple 2-0 win against Jamaica, followed by a dreadful 1-0 loss to Panama and a scrappy 2-1 win over Costa Rica has the U.S. in second place with 11 points in the Octagon, trailing only Mexico. Welcomed optimism and absolute rock-bottom […]

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U.S. Men’s National Team will have little room for error

The United States Men’s National team can’t seem to catch a break. In the midst of a grueling World Cup Qualifying campaign, the Americans haven’t been able to field a complete first team (or, rather, the first team I agree with) because of a myriad of injuries and suspensions. It looks like the situation got […]

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Soccer in the States: United States has plenty of options for its starting team

We’re out of the storm now.  We’ve had a few weeks to reflect on the first three matches of the United States Men’s National Team’s World Cup Qualifying campaign. Five points from the first three games certainly wasn’t the plan, but I hate to admit that I still have hope for this team. That’s not […]

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