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The high-end magazine-style stories of the kind that Grant wrote for 25 years at Sports Illustrated's print magazine. Artwork: Dan Leydon. Editor: Mark Mravic.

Berhalter's tactical changes help subdue mighty England in 0-0 World Cup tie, setting up a must-win showdown for the U.S. with Iran on Tuesday.
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A late Wales equalizing penalty felt like a gut punch to a U.S. team on the verge of a statement-making win.
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Yunus Musah chose the United States over three more established soccer countries. We visited Spain to speak to the 19-year-old Valencia midfielder who…
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What are the U.S. Soccer Federation and U.S. players doing to address the treatment of migrant workers, LGBTQ rights and women's rights in the World Cup…
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In two dreary games, the USMNT went from being expected to advance out of its World Cup group to a genuine doubt. What’s wrong? And how will the team’s…
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The USMNT gets a pre-World Cup wake-up call in a 2-0 loss to Japan. And then it has to share a charter flight with a bunch of media scribes.
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World Cup host Qatar enacted new laws that it said would improve conditions for migrant workers. But are those laws being followed? We went to Qatar and…
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