Apart from his role as president of U.S. Soccer, Sunil Gulati keeps a day job lecturing on economics at Columbia University. So he's pretty good at math.
And what he has seen from Juergen Klinsmann's national team lately doesn't add up.
The loss to Costa Rica on Tuesday was the third in as many games for the U.S., something that hadn't happened at home since 1997. It was also the fourth consecutive winless game against a CONCACAF team on U.S. soil. That hadn't happened in 50 years.
Along the way, the U.S. finished outside the top three in the CONCACAF Gold Cup for the first time in 15 years and failed to qualify for the 2017 Confederations Cup and 2016 Olympics. It's a...