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UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 7:03 p.m.

U.S. and Sounders striker Clint Dempsey retires from soccer

Former U.S. national team captain and Seattle Sounders striker Clint Dempsey announced his retirement on Wednesday, effective immediately.


USOC dismisses Hope Solo’s complaint about U.S. Soccer

The U.S. Olympic Committee has dismissed a complaint by former U.S. women’s national team goalkeeper Hope Solo that accused the U.S. Soccer Federation of illegally favoring Major League Soccer.


US to host Paraguay in March exhibition in North Carolina

Likely to still be without a new coach, the U.S. soccer team will host Paraguay in an exhibition on March 27 in Cary, North Carolina.


US women open year with 5-1 win over Denmark.

Mallory Pugh scored a pair of second-half goals, and the U.S. women’s national team opened the year with a 5-1 victory over Denmark on Sunday.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 8:58 p.m.

Hope Solo announces she’s running for president of US Soccer

Former national team goalkeeper Hope Solo has announced that she’s running for president of the U.S. Soccer Federation.


Sunil Gulati will not seek 4th term as US Soccer president

U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati will not seek a fourth term, announcing his decision two months after the Americans failed to qualify for next year’s World Cup.


US women beat Canada 3-1 in final match of the year

Julie Ertz, Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd scored and the U.S. national team closed out play this year with a 3-1 victory over Canada at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, …


Sam Mewis scores twice and US women beat South Korea 6-0

Sam Mewis scored a pair of goals in the first half and the United States went on to beat South Korea 6-0 in an exhibition match Sunday.


US beats host India 3-0 in Under-17 World Cup opener

When U.S. players walked onto the field for their opener at the Under-17 World Cup against India in New Delhi, they were greeted by India Prime Minister Narendra Modi, dressed …


US back on track for World Cup, Christian Pulisic leads 4-0 rout of Panama

Teenage star Christian Pulisic scored with a brilliant touch to complete a field-length attack just eight minutes in, then split the defense with a pass that set up Jozy Altidore …


Hope Solo says she has settled grievance with US Soccer

Hope Solo has settled a grievance with U.S. Soccer over her suspension from the women’s national team following comments she made at the Rio Olympics.


US coach Bruce Arena names 26 for next World Cup qualifiers

Teen phenom Christian Pulisic is coming back from the Bundesliga to lead the U.S. as coach Bruce Arena goes with depth at every position in choosing his roster for the …


No Mexico in the final match? U.S. soccer squad says it doesn’t matter

The matchup in the Gold Cup final is not the one CONCACAF privately wanted, because a U.S.-Mexico showdown elevates ticket sales and stirs curiosity beyond the region’s borders. It’s not …


Dom Dwyer scores in debut as U.S. beats Ghana 2-1

Dom Dwyer volleyed in a go-ahead goal in the 19th minute of his international debut, and the United States beat Ghana 2-1 on Saturday in an exhibition ahead of the …


U.S. to host Venezuela in Utah ahead of World Cup qualifiers

The United States will play Venezuela in an exhibition on June 3 at Sandy, Utah, as the Americans prepare for World Cup qualifiers against Trinidad and Tobago, and Mexico.


Crystal Dunn scores twice to lead US to 5-1 win over Russia

Crystal Dunn had two goals for the second straight game, helping the U.S. women’s national team cruise to a 5-1 win over Russia in an international friendly Sunday.


UPDATED: Sat., March 11, 2017, 5:18 p.m.

Dylan Hernandez: US Soccer’s new policy on national anthem will test players’ convictions

Maybe the protesters will be fined. Or suspended. Or exiled for the remainder of their careers.


Bruce Arena’s 2nd stint as US coach opens with 0-0 tie vs Serbia

Bruce Arena’s second stint as U.S. coach began with the same result as his first, a 0-0 exhibition draw. The United States had just one shot of target against a …


Kellyn Acosta, Matt Hedges leave U.S. training camp because of injuries

Dallas midfielder Kellyn Acosta and defender Matt Hedges have been dropped from the U.S. national team training camp because of injuries, and Vancouver midfielder Kekuta Manneh has left to join …


U.S. forward Carli Lloyd, Cristiano Ronaldo win FIFA best player awards

Carli Lloyd of the United States won her second FIFA’s best woman player award, even if an Olympic gold medal eluded her.


U.S. forward Alex Morgan joins Lyon on 6-month deal

United States forward Alex Morgan has joined European champion Lyon from Orlando Pride on a six-month deal, with an option for her to play a further season.


Klinsmann fired as U.S. soccer coach; Arena could get job

In a sign of just how much American soccer has grown up, U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann was fired after a pair of losses in the final round World …


Digest: New York secures spot in U.S. championship game of LLWS

Jude Abbadessa was 5 for 5 with six RBIs to lead Endwell, New York past Bowling Green, Kentucky 13-10 on Wednesday night in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, for a place in …


U.S. manages 1-1 tie with Panama

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Michael Bradley scored the equalizer early in the second half, helping the United States to a 1-1 draw with Panama on Monday night and wrapping up …


Here’s where U.S. stands in Group G

The United States and Germany both have four points and are atop Group G over Ghana and Portugal who have one point each. In the group stage of the World …


Ronaldo expected to play for Portugal against US

Cristiano Ronaldo will play, and Portugal needs to win. The world player of the year hasn’t been able to shake a lingering left knee injury since coming to Brazil, but …


Heads up! U.S. slips past Ghana in World Cup opener

Clint Dempsey scored one of the fastest goals in World Cup history and John Brooks scored the game winner on a header in the 86th minute of a 2-1 U.S. …


Local fan base enjoys U.S. soccer win

It was business as usual Monday afternoon in downtown Spokane – until the United States soccer team took care of business against Ghana in its opening match of the World …


Brazilian city where Americans face Ghana played critical role for U.S. in World War II

NATAL, Brazil – Long before the U.S. soccer team arrived in this balmy coastal city for the World Cup, another group of uniformed Americans came through. They turned this isolated …


U.S. faces Ghana, sweltering heat

While the skies started to clear a bit Sunday in Natal, the forecast was unsettled for today’s game, when the Americans try to avenge losses to Ghana that knocked them …