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U.S. soccer diversity a work in progress

Updated: February 4, 2010, 6:00 PM ET
By Maria Burns Ortiz | Special to ESPN.com

The profile of African-Americans in soccer has never been higher, but to those committed to both the game and diversity, it's still not high enough.

Yes, the U.S. men's national team is probably more diverse than it has ever been.

Yes, the Division I men's participation rate for African-American players is at an all-time high.

And it's worth noting that the past three M.A.C. Hermann Trophy winners have been black, more than doubling the number ...

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