Sarachan: It's easy to second guess WC qualifying (3:30)
The Twellman Doctrine: A World Cup blueprint for U.S. Soccer (2:23)
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Arena: Panama penalties not given in qualifying

"You'd have to be hit over the head with a sledgehammer for them to call a penalty kick in CONCACAF," former U.S. coach Bruce Arena said.

Arena gets candid on U.S. World Cup qualifying failure (6:23)
Carlisle's deep dive into where it all went wrong for the USMNT (10:09)
Guzan on what went wrong for the USMNT in World Cup qualifying (4:37)
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Howard: No 'systematic problems' in the U.S.

Tim Howard doesn't think the problems with the U.S. team run deep, while adding that he thought former manager Bruce Arena did "a great job."

Max & Herc: Martino talks U.S. Soccer presidential bid (31:34)
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Morgan, Navas win CONCACAF awards

Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas and United States striker Alex Morgan have been named as the CONCACAF players of the year.

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Sol Campbell: Maybe I could help USMNT

Sol Campbell has told ESPN he would be interested in becoming the United States' coach after the team's failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

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Mexico wins appeal against FIFA chant fines

FIFA was judged wrong to fine Mexico's football federation for fans chanting anti-gay slurs at opposition goalkeepers at World Cup qualifying games.

Gomez: I'm the perfect example of why Arena's wrong (6:20)
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Pulisic: U.S. must develop teenagers better

In the wake of the U.S.'s failure to qualify for the World Cup, Christian Pulisic has called for top teenage players to be given more opportunities.

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Brilliant Lozano a 9/10 in Belgium draw

Led by the talented Lozano, Mexico not only kept pace with the fifth-ranked team in the world but occasionally outplayed them in an impressive draw.

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Rogic eyes ex-Celtic teammate in WC playoff

Tim Cahill may not get on the pitch as Australia travel to Honduras for Friday's World Cup playoff but his presence will undoubtedly lift team morale.

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Cahill's morale support for fragile Socceroos

Tim Cahill may not get on the pitch as Australia travel to Honduras for Friday's World Cup playoff but his presence will undoubtedly lift team morale.

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'Global Nations League' proposed with FIFA

More worldwide football tournaments involving potentially all national teams could be coming to every odd-numbered year, under a new proposal.

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Panama may rename stadium after Torres

A politician in Panama wants to name a stadium after defender Roman Torres, whose goal qualified his country to its first-ever World Cup.