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Articles by Matt Pentz

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports
28 August 2017
From afar, you look at tactics. But up close, you get a true appreciation for the nuance of the game.
Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports
25 August 2017
"Deuce" is back and producing at an elite level, something few saw coming during the offseason.
Mike Dinovo-USA TODAY Sports
15 August 2017
Nicolas Lodeiro and Clint Dempsey's are the stars, but the hometown kid is the Sounders' X-factor.
 Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports
4 August 2017
Playing with fire has become part of the spectacle at CenturyLink Field.
ISI Photos-Jane Gershovich
13 July 2017
When life as a U.S. national team player is over, the sobering reality of women's professional soccer sets in.
19 June 2017
Derek Johnson is not ready to give up on soccer, leaving lives in the PDL and MASL to be juggled around his full-time job.
Jennifer Buchanan-USA TODAY Sports
4 May 2017
You've heard the cliché that a two-goal lead is the most dangerous in soccer. Maybe it's actually a three-goal lead.
ISI Photos-Jane Gershovich
26 April 2017
After three seasons of waiting, Haley Kopmeyer is now firmly Reign FC's No. 1, and her ceiling is high - like, best-in-NWSL high.
Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports
13 April 2017
It's a combination of size and skill we've rarely seen in Major League Soccer. Add a newfound consistency, and Portland's No. 9 may be both a star and undervalued.
Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports
4 April 2017
Steve Zakuani and Landon Donovan stepped away under very different terms, but their paths are not independent.