American duo Brooks, Johnson score in Bundesliga
BERLIN (AP) — American duo John Brooks and Fabian Johnson scored in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Brooks' first goal since joining Wolfsburg last year paved the way for a 2-1 win against Schalke. The 25-year-old United States defender, who had a frustrating first season at the Volkswagen-backed club due to injury, met Maximilian Arnold's corner with a powerful header.
Altidore, Yedlin, Cameron on US roster; Johnson dropped
CHICAGO (AP) — Jozy Altidore, DeAndre Yedlin and Geoff Cameron returned from injuries and are on the U.S. roster for crucial World Cup qualifiers against Panama, and Trinidad and Tobago.
With the Americans in danger of missing soccer's top event for the first time since 1986, U.S. coach Bruce Arena dropped Fabian Johnson because of a lack of fitness.
Arena makes 7 lineup changes in tropical heat of Honduras
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — Goalkeeper Tim Howard has been replaced by Brad Guzan, one of seven lineup changes U.S. coach Bruce Arena made for Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Honduras.
Only right back Graham Zusi and midfielders Christian Pulisic, Michael Bradley and Darlington Nagbe remained from the lineup that started last week's 2-0 home loss to Costa Rica.
Ream, Wood gets starts for US against Costa Rica
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Tim Ream was paired with Geoff Cameron in central defense, and Bobby Wood started at forward with Jozy Altidore for the United States' World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica on Friday night.
Tim Howard was in goal, with Graham Zusi at right back and Jorge Villafana at left back. Captain Michael Bradley was in defensive midfield, with teenage star Christian Pulisic on the right flank, Darlington Nagbe in the center and Fabian Johnson on the left.
Fresh faces: Half of US roster could change for World Cup
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. coach Bruce Arena has used 48 players during a 14-game unbeaten streak since replacing Jurgen Klinsmann last November, including seven who made their national team debuts.
There could be many fresh faces for next year's World Cup, led by teenager star Christian Pulisic. Arena's roster projects to include only about half the players who made the trip to Brazil in 2014.
US set to face Venezuela in exhibition game
SANDY, Utah (AP) — This is no ordinary exhibition soccer game for the United States. Already in a tough spot in World Cup qualifying, the Americans are trying to regroup before qualifying resumes next week against Trinidad and Tobago and Mexico.
Jones omitted from US roster for World Cup qualifiers
With key World Cup qualifiers coming up, coach Bruce Arena has called in a mixture of veterans and young players for the U.S. team's training camp in Denver.
Lletget, Brooks dropped from US roster; Arriola added
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — An already banged-up U.S. soccer team lost four more players heading into Tuesday's World Cup qualifier at Panama, including two starters from Friday night's 6-0 victory against Honduras.
Midfielder Sebastian Lletget, defenders John Brooks and Michael Orozco, and forward Jordan Morris were dropped by U.S. coach Bruce Arena, who added midfielder Paul Arriola on Saturday.
The U.S. already was without defender DeAndre Yedlin, midfielder Fabian Johnson and forward Bobby Wood.
Guzan off US qualifying roster; Johnson hurt
Goalkeeper Brad Guzan will miss the United States' World Cup qualifiers against Honduras and Panama while awaiting the birth of his child.
Midfielder Fabian Johnson's status became questionable after he injured his right leg Thursday playing for Borussia Moenchengladbach in the Europa League.
Brooks, Besler, Gonzalez start for US against Mexico
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Central defenders John Brooks, Matt Besler and Omar Gonzalez all were in the starting lineup for the United States' World Cup qualifier against Mexico on Friday night.
Coach Jurgen Klinsmann appeared to switch to a 3-5-2 formation that included Timmy Chandler and Fabian Johnson on the wings of a midfield with Jermaine Jones, Michael Bradley and Christian Pulisic. Jozy Altidore and Bobby Wood were up front.
Row, row, 10-0: No. 14 Western Michigan stays unbeaten
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Western Michigan's perfect season is still afloat.
On a rainy night, the team that lives to "Row the Boat" stayed above water and unbeaten.
Jarvion Franklin rushed for 134 yards and a touchdown and Fabian Johnson added a career-high 125 yards as the No. 14 Broncos rallied for a 37-21 win over Kent State on Tuesday night to become the nation's first 10-win team.