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2014 US World Cup Draw: Not as Grim as it Seems

The US draw for the 2014 World Cup isn’t as grim as it seems. The guys discuss the possibilities and realities of group G of the World Cup in Brazil.

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US Could Still Make or Break Mexico World Cup Hopes

Mexico is at risk of not qualifying for the World Cup in Brazil. The guys examine their last two qualifiers for both the US and Mexico and how the US team might play a role in helping Mexico qualify for Brazil-–or benefit Panama. And apparently Vela is a jerk…

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Likely US Starting Eleven in World Cup Qualifier vs Costa Rica

The guys explore the likely starting 11 versus Costa Rica for the upcoming World Cup Qualifier in September 2013. Will Klinsmann start Altidore and Dempsey up top? Will Donovan or Zusi get the call out on the right? Will Cameron get the start at right back? And is it really …

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“The Grand Conceit of American Soccer” or the Conceit of the Author?

The guys discuss Ken Sweda’s recent bashing of MLS, the USSF in his article on 3Four3 called “The Grand Conceit of American Soccer” where Sweda refers to MLS fans as “bamboozled” and American MLS players as “sub-par” and “soccer deficient college graduates.” Not that the article needs more views, but …

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Straus, the Snowbowl & Tie at Azteca Bring US Team Together

Brian Straus’ article, the snowbowl vs Costa Rica and the workman-like tie vs Mexico at Azteca seems to have pulled the USMNT together.

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Loose Lips Sink Ships: Is Klinsmann Losing the Locker Room? (Costa Rica Preview)

by Derek Richey and Brett Corbit “Frustration is mounting,” writes Brian Straus in his recent Sporting News article. And I don’ think any of us were surprised to hear that Carlos Bocanegra was broken-hearted and upset by Klinsmann’s decision to not start him versus Honduras, but according to Straus, the …

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Jurgen Klinsmann Needs a Look in the Mirror, and Soon

The US Players aren’t the only ones letting Jurgen Klinsmann and US fans down… And its not all tired legs, long trips and long grass either… And it isn’t just the evolution of CONCACAF. And this isn’t the first team to face those challenges.

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US v Honduras Aftermath: Why You Should Be Concerned

So Jurgen Klinsmann says we’ll see a very different team for the next qualifier in March. I hope so. We’d like to see a very different Jurgen Klinsmann. Why you should be concerned by the US v Honduras result….

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US v Antigua & Barbuda World Cup Qualifier: It Didn’t Need to be That Close

The guys discuss and review the US match vs Antigua & Barbuda in the 2012 World Cup Qualifier. The US slips by with a 2-1 win. Eddie Johnson comes away with two goals but does he deserve a “9″ rating? When we get into the hexagon, how comfortable do you …

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Garber & MLS “Better” About Allowing Players Go Abroad?

Are Don Garber and MLS serious about becoming a selling league? Are we under or over-valuing or players? Thoughts about Cameron’s move to Stoke. Tightshirt Twellman says he’s surprised Demerit hasn’t gotten another chance at the Nats–are you? On The Straight Red Card.