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  1. VIDEO: Dan Patrick show breaks down Donovan’s World Cup omission

    May 23, 2014, 2:01 PM EDT


    DPS decipher why Donovan was left off the World Cup roster, as LD dominated discussions.

  2. World Cup 2014: Who’s your dark horse of the tournament?

    May 23, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT

    Modric is a machine in midfield. Can he deliver for Croatia this summer?

    Forget Belgium or Colombia. Take a look at a few sides that haven’t been touted quite so much in the buildup to Brazil.

  3. Landon Donovan steps into shadows for US Soccer

    May 23, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

    United States v Canada

    You might know that the soccer career of Landon Donovan has been a particularly stark blend of shadow and light, brilliantly bright moments like his earth-shattering goal against Algeria in the World Cup four years ago and gray days when he was not even sure he wanted to keep playing.

  4. Rooney turns to psychiatrist to help him cope with World Cup pressures

    May 23, 2014, 12:20 PM EDT

    Wayne Rooney

    The England star says he’ll speak to a psychiatrist prior to matches beginning in Brazil.

  5. Newcastle part ways with long-serving veteran Shola Ameobi

    May 23, 2014, 11:30 AM EDT

    Newcastle United v Southampton - Premier League

    It’s rare these days to find a player who remains with one club for nearly 20 years, and such commitment deserves recognition.

  6. Preview: Atlético, Real bring Madrid derby to Champions League final in Lisbon

    May 23, 2014, 10:44 AM EDT

    real atleti

    Will it be the dogged defenders of Atletico Madrid or the marauding attackers of Real Madrid that emerge carrying the trophy?

  7. Ronaldo, Costa racing to be fit for Champions League final

    May 23, 2014, 9:54 AM EDT

    Diego Costa Atletico Madrid

    It’s almost certain Real’s star will start on Saturday, but the jury’s out on whether Diego Costa will play for Atletico.

  8. Germany’s injury woes continue; Lars Bender out of World Cup squad

    May 23, 2014, 9:11 AM EDT

    Germany Soccer Argentina

    Their Group G opponents, including the United States, won’t be shedding tears over Germany’s injury crisis.

  9. Transfer Talk: PSG prepared to offer record fee for defender

    May 23, 2014, 8:27 AM EDT

    Will these two be teammates come the start of next season?

    If the Parisian giants are really prepared to offer over 40m for David Luiz, Chelsea should jump at the opportunity.

  10. Newcastle player is blamed for Suárez’s injury, receives death threats

    May 23, 2014, 7:43 AM EDT


    Paul Dummett’s tackle on the Liverpool forward is believed to be the cause of his knee injury – and Uruguay fans are making their anger known.

  11. Will Arsenal break the bank again this summer?

    May 23, 2014, 6:59 AM EDT

    Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey

    The Gunners paid a club-record breaking fee to bring in Mesut Özil last year, but may spend even more freely this summer.

  12. By position: Looking at the defenders who made the U.S.’s final 2014 World Cup squad

    May 23, 2014, 2:34 AM EDT

    Matt Besler

    Quick thoughts on the defenders the U.S. will take to Brazil.

  13. Lesson of the day: Still a lot to learn about Jurgen Klinsmann

    May 23, 2014, 1:31 AM EDT

    Brazil Soccer WCup Draw

    Even after three years, we seem to know so little about the U.S.’s boss.

  14. By position: Looking at the midfielders who made the U.S.’s final 2014 World Cup squad

    May 22, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

    United States v Antigua & Barbuda - World Cup Qualifier

    Players listed as defenders play their part in rounding out the U.S.’s midfield picture.

  15. Donovan staying home: Where his omission ranks among others who’ll miss the World Cup

    May 22, 2014, 10:35 PM EDT

    Honduras v United States - 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup

    Tevez? Nasri? Cole? Donovan’s omission tops them all.

  16. With the 23-man set, how does the USMNT line up for the World Cup?

    May 22, 2014, 9:25 PM EDT


    With the backlash and shock from Klinsmann’s cuts subsided, it’s time to move ahead to look at the potential lineups for the US in Brazil.

  17. By position: Looking at the forwards who made the U.S.’s final 2014 World Cup squad

    May 22, 2014, 8:59 PM EDT

    USA Soccer Dempsey

    Two starters, two reserves speaks to few options Klinsmann needed after Dempsey and Altidore.

  18. Landon Donovan reacts via Facebook to his surprise exclusion

    May 22, 2014, 8:22 PM EDT

    Kim Kee-Hee, Landon Donovan

    The U.S. legend took to Facebook to wish his teammates luck in Brazil.

  19. Breaking down the surprising inclusions (and how they’ll help in Brazil)

    May 22, 2014, 7:29 PM EDT


    Davis, Wondolowski will be among Klinsmann’s more debated choices.

  20. WATCH: Klinsmann explains Donovan cut; “One of the toughest decisions”

    May 22, 2014, 7:00 PM EDT

    Landon Donovan

    Saying the other guys “were just a little bit ahead of him,” Klinsmann explained his decision in an video.

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