Brian Bailey Preface to the Revised Edition

Progress on the Pitch

The United States guaranteed a spot in the final round of World Cup Qualifying by beating Panama 6-0 earlier this week. The U.S. is now unbeaten in its last 12 matches and slowly becoming the dominant soccer power of the North American and Central American region.

ESPN and the New York Times cover the match, Landon Donovan, and the team's progress.