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August 18, 2015
OLYMPIC QUALIFYING DRAW
US grouped with Panama, Cuba, Canada

CHICAGO -- The U.S .Under-23 Men's National Team was drawn into Group A with Canada, Cuba and Panama for the 2015 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship, which will be played from Oct. 1-13 in the United States.


June 14, 2015
OUT ON PENALTIES
U.S. U20 Men fall to Serbia

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - The U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team saw its run in the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup come to an end at North Harbour Stadium after falling in penalty kicks to Serbia. The game went scoreless through regulation and extra time, but Serbia ultimately prevailed with a 6-5 shootout victory to advance to the semifinals.


June 10, 2015
QUARTERFINALS BOUND
10-man U.S. U-20 men defeat Colombia, 1-0

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – The 10-man United States recorded a 1-0 victory over Colombia in the Round of 16 to advance to the quarterfinals of the Under-20 World Cup for the first time since 2007.


May 30, 2015
OFF ON THE RIGHT FOOT
USA men win U-20 opener, 2-1

WHANGAREI, New Zealand - The U.S. Under-20 Men's national team opened up Group A play of the FIFA Under-20 World Cup with a 2-1 win over Myanmar at the Northland Events Center in Whangarei Saturday.


May 24, 2015
QUALIFYING PREP
U.S. U23 roster set for Toulon Tournament

CHICAGO - U.S. Under-23 Men's National Team head coach Andi Herzog has named 19 players to the roster for the 2015 Toulon Tournament, which runs from May 27-June 7 in the south of France.


May 13, 2015
ROSTER SET
Ramos picks 21 for U-20 World Cup; Gedion Zelalem cleared for U.S.

CHICAGO - U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team head coach Tab Ramos has finalized the 21-player roster that will represent the United States at the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand, which runs from May 30-June 20.


May 7, 2015
NEW ZEALAND BOUND
Ramos names U-20 World Cup Team

NEW YORK--U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team head coach Tab Ramos has named 20 players to the roster that will represent the USA at the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand, which runs from May 30-June 20.


March 15, 2015
THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT
U.S. U-17s headed to World Cup

Four days ago the United States Boys Under-17s lost a 1-0 game to Jamaica on a penalty kick, setting up a rematch for a CONCACAF berth in the upcoming World Cup.


March 13, 2015
USA U-17s IN PLAYOFF FOR WORLD CUP SPOT
Face Jamaica on Sunday

The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team will play Jamaica in a playoff match on Sunday, March 15, at 7 p.m. ET at the 2015 CONCACAF U-17 Championship for a chance to earn a berth to the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup.


February 24, 2015
U.S. U-17s READY TO GO
Headed for CONCACAF tourney in Honduras

U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team head coach Richie Williams has named the 20-player roster that will represent the USA at the 2015 CONCACAF U-17 Championship in Honduras from Feb. 27-March 15.


January 24, 2015
NEW ZEALAND HERE THEY COME
USA men clinch spot at U-20 World Cup

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - The U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team clinched a spot at the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup with a 2-0 victory over El Salvador


January 23, 2015
AN OLYMPIAN TASK
Andreas Herzog to lead U.S. U-23 team

CHICAGO - U.S. Men's National Team assistant coach Andreas "Andi" Herzog has been named the head coach of the U.S. Under-23 Men's Team


January 21, 2015
U-20s HEAD FOR CONCACAF PLAYOFF
One moe win sends team to World Cup

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Bradford Jamieson IV scored his second goal of the 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Championship and the U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team defeated Trinidad & Tobago 1-0 at the Montego Bay Sports Complex before an announced 750 fans.


January 18, 2015
PKs GIVE USA A W
2 by Romain Gall downs Jamaica, 2-0

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica) - The U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team earned its second straight win in Group A play at the 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Championship, defeating host Jamaica 2-0


January 14, 2015
GALL DOES THE TRICK
3 goals lead 8-0 U-20 romp over Aruba

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Romain Gall scored three goals, all in the first half, and the U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team defeated Aruba 8-0


January 11, 2015
2 GAMES, O WINS FOR U-20S
USA falls to Panama 1-0

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team dropped a 1-0 decision to Panama


January 9, 2015
90 MINUTES IS JUST ENOUGH FOR GUATEMALA
Late, late goal ties USA at CONCACAF U-20

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team was stunned by a 90th-minute equalizer from Andy Ruiz that gave Guatemala a 1-1 draw with the USA


December 8, 2014
U-17S GET CONCACAF DRAW
4 teams to advance to 2015 World Cup

CHICAGO - The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team has been paired in Group A with Cuba, Honduras, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago and an UNCAF qualifier for the 2015 CONCACAF U-17 Championship


July 17, 2014
U.S. PICKS 21 BEST 20-YEAR-OLDS
Team named for U-20 Women's World Cup in Cacada in August

CHICAGO - U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team head coach Michelle French has named the 21 players


May 17, 2014
NWSL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Houston Dash are coming off a 1-0 loss at home to Portland Thorns FC on Wednesday. Kansas City also played midweek, losing 3-2 to Seattle Reign FC in Seattle.


March 18, 2014
U.S. U-17 REVS UP
Shapiro-Thompson off to national camp

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – New England Revolution Under-14 midfielder Amos Shapiro-Thompson (Worthington, Mass.) is one of 32 players called in for a week-long training camp by U.S. U-14 Boys National Team head coach Tony Lepore. The camp runs from March 22-30 at U.S. Soccer’s National Training Center in Carson, Calif.


February 21, 2014
MIXED BAG
U.S. U-23 WNT includes young pros, collegians

CHICAGO– A 20 player roster that includes a mix of young pros and top collegiate players will make up the U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team that heads to La Manga, Spain, for the Six Nations Tournament running from Feb. 24-March 6.


January 19, 2014
CONCACAF CHAMPIONS
US U20 women win fourth Confederation crown

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands - The U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team defeated Mexico 4-0 in Sunday’s title game of the 2014 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship at Truman Bodden Stadium.


January 18, 2014
BOOKING A SPOT
U.S. U20 Women advance to CONCACAF Final, World Cup

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands ---McKenzie Meehan and Stephanie Amack scored two goals each, leading the U.S. Under 20 National Team to a 6-0 semifinal victory over Trinidad & Tobago at the CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship Friday.


January 14, 2014
TOPS IN THEIR GROUP
U.S. U-20 women romp over Guatemala

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands --- McKenzie Meehan scored three goals to lead the U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team to a 10-0 win over Guatemala, earning the top spot in Group A at the CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship on Monday.


January 11, 2014
SEMI-FINAL BOUND
U.S. U20 Women blank Jamaica to advance

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – Savannah Jordan scored in her second straight match, and Andi Sullivan and McKenzie Meehan added goals as the U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team qualified for the semifinal stage of the 2014 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship with a 3-0 victory against Jamaica at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex on Saturday.


January 9, 2014
TAKING COMMAND
U.S. U-20 WNT roll past Costa Rica 6-0

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands - Lindsey Horan scored four goals, including three in the first half to lead the U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team to a 6-0 win over Costa Rica to open the 2014 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex.


December 23, 2013
EXPERIENCED YOUNGSTERS
Roster named for Women’s U-20 Championships

CHICAGO - U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team head coach Michelle French has named the 20-player roster for the 2014 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship, to be held from Jan. 9-19 in George Town, Cayman Islands.


November 12, 2013
TECHNICALLY SPEAKING
Ramos named U.S. Soccer youth technical director

CHICAGO---Former NY/NJ MetroStars and U.S. international midfielder Tab Ramos, the current U.S. Under-20 men's national coach, has taken on further responsibities as the federation's youth technical director.


November 5, 2013
U.S. WINS THE GROUP
U-17 Women advance to semifinal

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - The U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team defeated Canada 2-0 to win Group B at the 2013 CONCACAF U-17 Women's Championship in Jamaica. The victory sets up a clash with Mexico in the semifinal on Nov. 7, with the winner earning a spot in the 2014 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.


October 31, 2013
U.S. U-17 WOMEN ROMP
Roll over T&T at CONCACAF Championships

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - Mallory Pugh led the way with two goals as the U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team opened play at the 2013 CONCACAF U-17 Women's Championship with an 8-0 rout against Trinidad & Tobago at the Montego Bay Sports Complex.


September 25, 2013
ROSTER SET
Snow names USU17-WNT for CONCACAF Championship

CHICAGO - U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team head coach B.J. Snow has named the roster for the 2013 CONCACAF U-17 Women's Championship to be held in Montego Bay, Jamaica, from Oct. 30-Nov. 9. The Final Draw for the eight-team tournament will be held in early October.


June 27, 2013
KNOCKED OUT
U.S. U-20s fall to Ghana 4-1

KAYSERI, Turkey – The United States Under-20 Men’s National Team suffered their second 4-1 defeat in three games, and was knocked out of the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup after falling to Ghana Thursday at Kadir Has Stadium.


June 24, 2013
MAKING A POINT
US U20 draw with France 1-1

ISTANBUL, Turkey - The U.S. U-20 Men's National Team got an important point after a well-deserved 1-1 draw with France in the second game of Group A in the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup


June 21, 2013
FALLING TO SPAIN
U.S. U-20s lose in World Cup opener

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Spain strikers Jese and Gerard Deulofeu each tallied twice, scoring all four goals just past the hour mark to lead a 4-1 win over the United States in the opening match of the 2013 U-20 World Cup at Ali Sami Yen Arena Friday.


June 10, 2013
FIFA U-20 WORLD CUP
Television schedule



June 10, 2013
FIFA U-20 WORLD CUP
ESPN networks to carry all 52 games

BRISTOL, Conn---The ESPN networks will present all 52 matches of the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup from Turkey -- June 21 - July 13 – with 21 games on ESPNU including the quarterfinals and semifinals, and the final live from Istanbul on ESPN. All games will also be available live and on replay on computers, smartphones and tablets via WatchESPN.


June 7, 2013
WORLD CUP BOUND
Ramos selects 21 for U.S. U-20 roster

CHICAGO - U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team head coach Tab Ramos has named the 21-player roster that will represent the USA at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Turkey from June 21-July 13.


April 14, 2013
A STUNNING DEFEAT
U.S. falls to Honduras in CONCACAF U-17 semifinals, failing to reach FIFA U-17 World Cup for 1st time

PANAMA CITY, Panama -- For the first time ever, the United States has failed to reach the FIFA Under-17 World Cup.


April 11, 2013
TOPS IN GROUP C
U.S. U17s down Guatemala 1-0

PANAMA CITY, Panama--- Midfielder Corey Baird scored the game's only goal off an assist from forward Rubio Rubin giving the U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team a 1-0 win over Guatemala at Estadio Rommel Fernández on Thursday. With the win, the U.S. won Group C of the CONCACAF U-17 Championship.


April 7, 2013
OPENING WIN
U.S. U17s down Haiti in CONCACAF Championship

PANAMA CITY, Panama -Two goals from Christopher Lema and a late strike from Ahinga Selemani to lead the U.S. U 17 National Team to a 3-0 victory against Haiti in its opening match of the CONCACAF Under-17 Championship at Estadio Rommel Fernandez.


March 25, 2013
INTO GROUP A
U.S. U20s to face Spain, France in World Cup

ISTANBUL, Turkey - The U.S. U-20 Men's National Team was drawn into Group A of the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup starting on June 21 in Turkey.


March 8, 2013
A SWEEP IN SPAIN
U.S.U23 WNT wins Four Nations tournament

The U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team swept the competition at the Four Nations Tournament in La Manga, Spain, finishing off a highly successful competition with a 2-1 victory against England that sealed the tournament title.


March 5, 2013
INTO CONCACAF GROUP C
U.S. U17s to face Haiti, Guatemala

CHICAGO - The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team was drawn into Group C for the 2013 CONCACAF U-17 Championship, which will take place April 6-19 in Panama City, Panama. The U.S. will face Guatemala and Haiti in its attempt to qualify for the 2013 FIFA World Cup in the United Arab Emirates from Oct. 17-Nov. 8.


March 3, 2013
MEXICAN ROADBLOCK
U.S. U20s stumble in OT, fall to El Tri 3-1

PUEBLA, Mexico – It does not seem to matter at what level, the United States cannot get past Mexico in a CONCACAF competition. On Sunday, the U.S. Under 20 Men’s National team fell to the Tri Colores 3-1 in the CONCACAF U-20 Championship final in front of a sold-out crowd at Estadio Cuauhtémoc.


March 1, 2013
THEY'RE SEMI(FINAL) TOUGH
U.S. bests Cuba in U-20 semifinals

PUEBLA, Mexico -- Mario Rodiguez and Daniel Cuevas scored goals in the opening 11 minutes to lead the United States to a 2-0 win over Cuba in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship on Friday night.


February 26, 2013
THE VILLARREAL THING
Forward strikes twice to help lift USA over Canada and into U-20 World Cup

PUEBLA, Mexico -- The United States overcame an early one-goal deficit to register a 4-2 quarterfinal victory over Canada in the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship to book a spot at the Under-20 World Cup on Tuesday night.


February 23, 2013
BORDER CLASH
USA-Canada U-20's look toward Tuesday's quarterfinals

PUEBLA, Mexico -- What an appropriate neutral venue for a border clash with so much on the line between the United States and Canada -- another North American country.


February 23, 2013
QUARTERFINAL BOUND
Canada wins, to face USA in CONCACAF U-20s

PUEBLA, Mexico -- Caleb Clarke bagged a brace to lead Canada to a 5-1 Group B victory over Nicaragua and into the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship on Friday night.


February 22, 2013
GROUP WINNERS
USA edge Costa Rica at CONCACAF U-20s

PUEBLA, Mexico -- Jose Villarreal scored the lone goal of the match to boost the United States to a 1-0 win over Costa Rica and the Group A crown at the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship on Friday night.


February 20, 2013
U.S. U-20 COACH
Michelle French to lead women’s team

CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer has hired Michelle French as head coach of the U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team.


February 18, 2013
OPENING ON THE RIGHT FOOT
U.S. men top Haiti in U-20 opener, 2-1

PUEBLA, Mexico -- The United States scored twice in the opening 26 minutes and held on to defeat Haiti, 2-1, in its Group A opener of the CONCACAF Under-20 Men's Championship on Monday night.


February 11, 2013
LADIES HEADED FOR SPAIN
U.S. U23 Women to face Norway, England, Sweden

CHICAGO-- The U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team will open its 2013 campaign with a trip to La Manga, Spain, from Feb. 22-March 5 where the squad will take on the U-23 sides of Norway, England and Sweden.


February 7, 2013
U.S. U-20 CALL
18 named for CONCACAF Championships

CHICAGO--- U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team head coach Tab Ramos has named 18 players to a squad that will be traveling to Puebla, Mexico, for the 2013 CONCACAF U-20 Championship, which runs Feb. 18-March 3.


January 25, 2012
FULL TIME STAFF
Snow, Kater joins U.S. women's program

CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer has announced the hiring of B.J. Snow as head coach of the U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team and April Kater as Head Development Coach.


November 14, 2012
U18 CALL UP
Revolution’s Sady get invite

CHICAGO – New England Revolution Under-18 defender Christian Sady (North Andover, Mass.) is among the 24 players called in by U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team head coach Javier Perez for the team’s November training camp, which will be held from Saturday, Nov. 17, to Saturday, Nov. 24, in Carson, Calif.


October 18, 2012
U.S. GIRLS IN CAMP
U-14s and U-15s heading to Cary, NC

The U.S. Under-15 and Under-14 Girls’ National Teams will hold concurrent training camps in Cary, N.C. from Oct. 20-28 under the direction of U-15 GNT head coach Damon Nahas and U.S. Soccer Director of Women’s Development Jill Ellis, who have called up a total of 60 of the top players born in 1997, 1998 and 1999.


October 2, 2012
U.S. U20 CALL UPS
Team to play three friendlies

CHICAGO – U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team head coach Tab Ramos has named a 19-player roster for the team’s upcoming international friendlies against Canada, Scotland and Azerbaijan from Oct. 6-17 at the 2012 Marbella Cup in Marbella, Spain.


September 29, 2012
EARLY ELIMINATION
U.S. fails to reach U-17 WWC quarterfinals

BAKU, Azerbaijan - For a U.S. Women's National Team of any kind, it was a rare elimination in the group stage of a FIFA world championship.


September 25, 2012
SUMMER STARS IN AUTUMN
Hat-trick powers U.S. win at U-17 Women's World Cup

BAKU, Azerbaijan – The United States scored five second-half goals and recorded a 6-0 victory over Gambia in its second match of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup at Dalga Arena on Tuesday.


September 22, 2012
DRAWN TOGETHER
U.S., France in scoreless tie at U-17 Women's World Cup

LANKARAN, Azerbaijan - The United States opened the FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup with a scoreless draw against France in the Group B opener for both teams at Lankaran Stadium on Saturday.


September 8, 2012
CHAMPS AGAIN
U.S. Women win U-20 World Cup

TOKYO, Japan – Kealia Ohai scored a 44th-minute goal as the United States defeated defending champion Germany 1-0 on Saturday to win the 2012 FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup.


September 4, 2012
INTO THE FINAL
U.S. blanks Nigeria, reaches U-20 Women's World Cup championship

TOKYO, Japan – The United States overcame a strong and fast Nigeria team before recording a 2-0 victory in the semifinals of the FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup at Tokyo National Stadium on Tuesday.


August 31, 2012
EXTRATIME WINNERS
Sub lifts U.S. women over N. Korea in U-20 WWC quarters

SAITAMA, Japan -- Substitute Chioma Ubogagu scored in extratime to boost the United States to a 2-1 triumph over North Korea in the quarterfinals of the Under-20 Women's World Cup on Friday.


August 29, 2012
READY TO TAKE ON THE WORLD
Montoya names U-17 Women's roster

CHICAGO - U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team head coach Albertin Montoya has named the 21 players who will represent the United States at the 2012 FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup being held in Azerbaijan from Sept. 22 through Oct. 13.


August 27, 2012
QUARTERFINAL BOUND
Despite 3-0 loss to Germany, USA qualifies for U-20 WWC quarterfinals

RIFU, Japan – Despite dropping its final Group D match in the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup with a 3-0 loss to defending champion Germany, the U.S. U-20 Women’s National Team advanced to the quarterfinals on Monday.


August 23, 2012
TYING ONE ON
USA draws China, 1-1, in U-20 Women's World Cup

HIROSHIMA, Japan — The United States will have another opportunity to reach the knockout round of the FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup after playing China to a 1-1 Group D draw on Thursday.


August 20, 2012
HAT-TRICK HERO
Hayes powers USA to U-20 World Cup win

HIROSHIMA, Japan - Maya Hayes struck for a second-half hat-trick to lead the U.S. women to a 4-0 Group D victory over Ghana in its opening match at the FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup at Hiroshima Big Arch Stadium on Monday.


August 3, 2012
NEXT GENERATION
Mewis selected for U-20 Women's World Cup team

CHICAGO – While the United States Women's National Team battles for gold at the London Olympics, the next generation of American players has been selected to compete in the 2012 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup, being held in Miyagi, Kobe, Saitama, Hiroshima and Tokyo, Japan from Aug. 19 through Sept. 8.


July 6, 2012
LUCK OF THE DRAW
U.S. U17 Women to face France, Gambia, N.Korea at World Cup

BAKU, Azerbaijan - The U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team will face France, Gambia and Korea DPR in Group B at the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup, taking place at six stadiums in Azerbaijan from Sept. 22-Oct. 13.


June 7, 2012
BACK TOGETHER
U.S. U17 Women’s team in Camp

CHICAGO - The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team will come together for the first time since winning the 2012 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championship in Guatemala in mid-May as U.S. head coach Albertin Montoya has called up 26 players for a training camp being held at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., from June 9-16.


June7, 2012
NORWAY BOUND
U.S. U23 Women set for tournament

CHICAGO The U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team will make its second foreign trip of the year, traveling to Norway for a Three Nations Tournament that also features the hosts and Sweden. U.S. head coach Randy Waldrum has called-up 17 players and will name one more before the team departs.


June 4, 2012
FAMILIAR FOES
U.S. to play Germany, Ghana, China in U20 Women's World Cup

CHICAGO - The U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team will face Ghana, China PR and Germany in Group D at the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, taking place at five venues in Japan from Aug. 19-Sept. 8. The Final Draw took place in Tokyo on Monday.


May 27, 2012
NEW COMMITMENT
U.S. Soccer to add 3 women’s youth coaches

CHESTER, Pa.---U.S. Soccer is making a new major commitment to the development of women’s soccer in the United States and will add three full time positions to the Women’s Youth National Team program.


Aug. 13, 2008
NEVER AGAIN
Adu: 'worst feeling I've had

Beijing, China -- U.S. Olympic midfielder Freddy Adu made a vow never to let what transpired at this year's Summer Games happen to him again.


Aug. 13, 2008
SEEING RED
U.S. men eliminated from Olympics after early red card puts team in hole

Beijing, China -- Let's face it. There is only so much adversity that a team can overcome. Playing without your two best midfielders was one hell of a challenge against a Nigerian team that likes to attack. Losing a defender to a red card four minutes into the match proved to be too much for the U.S. to bear Wednesday night.


Aug. 12, 2008
THE CHALLENGE
Short-handed U.S. men need at least a tie to reach Olympic quarterfinals

Shenyang, China -- It will be difficult, but not impossible, the U.S. men say.


Aug. 10, 2008
HOLES IN THE MIDDLE
Adu, Bradley to miss Nigeria confrontation

Tianjin, China -- You can call the U.S. Olympic team's midfield a donut because coach Peter Nowak has a huge hole to fill in the middle as the Americans prepare to face Nigeria in a key match in Beijing Wednesday.


August 10, 2008
NO DUTCH TREAT
U.S. gives up tying goal to Netherlands in stoppage time

Tianjin, China -- So close, yet so far. Only seconds away from pulling off the upset of the men's Olympic soccer tournament and qualifying for the quarterfinals, the United States had victory snatched away on a free kick by Gerald Sibon three minutes into stoppage time, settling for a disappointing 2-2 draw with the favored Netherlands Sunday night.


Aug. 9, 2008
FEELING THE HEAT
Altidore: Heat, pollution affects players

Tianjin, China -- Holding a major athletic competition in cities that rank high in the world's air pollution list is a risky proposition, to say the least.


Aug. 7, 2008
THE GREAT MOVE
Edu's switch to defense a key move

Tianjin, China -- A good reason why the U.S. is in the Olympics, let alone atop Group B men's standings is one Maurice Edu.


Aug. 7, 2008
CLOSER THAN YOU THINK
Quarterfinals are a win away for U.S. men

Tianjin, China -- It's incredible what a win will do for a team.


Aug. 7, 2008
OPENING WIN
U.S. holds off Japan for 1-0 Olympic victory

Tianjin, China -- The U.S. men's soccer team accomplished something Thursday night that the American women couldn't 24 hours prior in their Olympic opener: they won.


Aug. 6, 2008
FROM A BOY TO A MAN
Adu key to U.S. success in Olympics

Qinhuangdao, China -- Freddy Adu is growing up. He still has that boyish smile, but he has started to do things that grown men in the sport have accomplished -- changed the course of games.


   
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