CARSON, Calif. -- Jozy Altidore feels he has watched far too many of the United States' biggest games from the sidelines over the past nine years, so he decided to do something about it.
The striker showed up to the team's annual January camp one week earlier and more than 10 pounds lighter to get a head start on surviving the long soccer season intact.
"When I look at the past years, the opportunities that I've missed for the national team, they hurt me," Altidore said. "I feel like I always miss...
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The biggest news on transfer deadline day involved a manager, not a player. Manchester City announced they'd reached a deal for Pep Guardiola to take over for Manuel Pellegrini at the Etihad at the end of this season.
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CARSON, Calif. -- After beating Iceland late last month, the U.S. national team concluded its monthlong training camp here with Friday's 1-0 victory against Canada.
It's the first time the U.S. has won back-to-back games to start the year since 2012, and while the two matches were only low-key preseason friendlies limited almost exclusively to out-of-season MLS players -- "Nobody's trying to make them out to be more than they are," U.S. captain Michael Bradley said -- they also told us plenty about...