Tuesday Jul 22
An open letter to soccer fans, and sports fans everywhere
I have seen its ability to foster joy and community, a trait that drew me - and continues to draw me - to sport as a passion.
Tuesday Jul 22
When Gerry McIlroy bet on his son to win the Open Championship before he turned 26 his request was most probably laughed away until he put his money on the table.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Dempsey faces old club: Sounders and Tottenham play in friendly
Instead of coming to Seattle with Tottenham Hotspur FC, one of the top clubs in English Premier League, Clint Dempsey will be playing a home game Saturday with the Sounders against his former club.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
5 ways to cure your World Cup hangover
Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after losing to Germany in their extra time in their 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014.
Hope Solo, Sydney Leroux try acting
Maybe Hope Solo and Sydney Leroux should keep their day jobs: kicking butt for the 13-1-3 Seattle Reign FC professional women's soccer team.
Mario Goetze: From 'rascal' to World Cup hero
The latest edition of our "When They Were Children" series provides a glimpse into the youth years of World Cup final hero Mario Goetze , who scored the goal that gave Germany its fourth world championship.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Can MLS Develop USMNT Players Capable of Making a Deep World Cup Run?
As exciting as the 2014 World Cup was for United States men's national team fans, the harsh reality is that the team advanced no further than it did in 2010.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The 5 Best And Worst Things About Soccer
With its compact schedule over a month, the World Cup exposes everything to like and dislike about soccer.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Confessions of an American soccer didn't convert
United States' Michael Bradley, left, and Clint Dempsey applaud after qualifying for the next World Cup round following their 1-0 loss to Germany during the group G World Cup soccer match between the USA and Germany at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, Thursday, June 26, 2014.
Michael Bradley ready when called upon for Toronto FC
Michael Bradley, left, is shown on July 1 competing for the U.S. with Belgium's Dries Mertens during the World Cup round of 16. When Michael Bradley stepped off the plane in Toronto after the United States' heartbreaking loss to Belgium at the World Cup, he made his intentions immediately clear.
The Globe and Mail
Bradley back in Toronto FC fold with mixed feelings about World Cup
Michael Bradley of the U.S. controls the ball near Belgium's Axel Witsel , Daniel Van Buyten and Vincent Kompany during their 2014 World Cup round of 16 game at the Fonte Nova arena in Salvador July 1, 2014.
Excerpts: Sampling of columns of note from the past week
U.S. World Cup games are filling bars, movie theaters and public parks with jammed watch parties in cities large and small.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Fort Morgan Times
What's the future of U.S. soccer after its latest World Cup exit?
United States' goalkeeper Tim Howard reacts after Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne scored the opening goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday.
The Washington Post
Klinsmann turns the page
The morning after the U.S. national soccer team's elimination from the World Cup , weary players packed their bags to begin summer vacation or, in the case of the MLS-based delegation, rejoin their clubs for the second half of the season.
Knoxville News Sentinel
In Knoxville, fans still proud of Team USA's 'heart'
U.S. fans react during the United States 2-1 loss to Belgium during the World Cup soccer match on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at Ale Mary's at The Bittenbender in downtown Scranton, Pa.
U.S. dream ended
They captured the hearts of America -- from coast to coast, big towns and small, all the way to the White House.
Klinsmann upbeat despite loss
Beaten but unbowed, the United States exited the World Cup after losing to Belgium on Tuesday, their disappointment to be going home offset by optimism for the future.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
USMNT in promising place
The future. When Jurgen Klinsmann named this World Cup roster, the questions were raised.
Bangor Daily News
Belgium scores twice in extra time, eliminates U.S. from World Cup
Extra-time goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku sealed a thrilling 2-1 victory for Belgium over a spirited United States team on Tuesday and set up a World Cup quarterfinal clash with Argentina.
The News Journal
Soccer fans gather at Theatre NSoccer fans gather at Theatre NUSA vs. ...
Soccer fans gather at Theatre N USA vs. Belgium match will be shown on big screen in Wilmington Thursday Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1lwKQte From left: Clint Dempsey, Tim Howard, Michael Bradley and Jermaine Jones of the United States react after being defeated by Germany 1-0 but advancing to the round of 16 ... (more)