1. USA vs. Germany Preview: Win, Lose or Draw, the U.S. Should Go Through

    You may be new to the World Cup, you may have hated soccer in the past for the lack of scoring and simulation ("diving") or you may have played since you were five, followed the sport ...

    M.F. DiBella Written by M.F. DiBella about 1 month ago 13,572 reads 2 comments

  2. Hatching a Plan for USA to Shackle Germany Scoring Machine Thomas Mueller

    When it comes to stopping German dynamo Thomas Mueller, Plan A for the United States men's national team is to hope that the Germans do the sensible thing and play for a tepid draw...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 1 month ago 9,651 reads 101 comments

  3. USMNT Need Improved Wing Play vs. Germany in World Cup Group G Finale

    Underwhelming is a word that has not been used to described the United States as a whole in Brazil, but it is a worthy description of the wing play for the Yanks...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 month ago 3,827 reads 23 comments

  4. USA-Portugal: Most-Viewed Soccer Match Ever in U.S.

    ESPN's telecast of the United States' 2-2 tie against Portugal in the 2014 FIFA World Cup on Sunday, June 22, is the most-viewed soccer match in the United States ever, across all networks, averaging 18,220,000 viewers based on a 9...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 1 month ago 557 reads 0 comments

  5. Germany Defender Mats Hummels Surprised by United States' Performances

    Germany defender Mats Hummels said United States' performances at this summer's World Cup have exceeded his expectations...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 1 month ago 1,803 reads 0 comments

  6. USMNT Performance in World Cup Is Validating Quality of MLS

    When Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley returned to Major League Soccer this past year after long stints in Europe, many fans of the United States men’s national team immediately assumed the moves would have disastrous consequences for the U...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 month ago 6,028 reads 44 comments

  7. USA Fans Showing Up in Force in Brazil

    Some wanted to play soccer barefoot on the beach with Brazilians, experiencing for themselves those romanticized images they'd seen on TV...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 1 month ago 19 reads 0 comments

  8. Torre: Emotional Finish for U.S. in Manaus as Portugal Snatch 2-2 Draw

    MANAUS, Brazil -- Look at Clint Dempsey now. Look at him, as he walks off this green field in the Amazon in the 87th minute, so few seconds away from history. Limping and black-eyed...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 1 month ago 480 reads 0 comments

  9. Emotions of Dramatic USA-Portugal Draw Through Video and Photos

    CHICAGO -- Thousands of fans gathered at Grant Park on Sunday to watch the United States take on Portugal in a Group G matchup with big implications. The game was an emotional adventure, as U...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 1 month ago 275 reads 0 comments

  10. The U.S. Tie with Portugal Feels Like a Loss, but It Shouldn't

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 1 month ago 586 reads 0 comments

  11. What Has to Happen for the USMNT to Advance

    Let's forget about tonight's bummer of a draw and look to the future. These are the scenarios whereby the USMNT gets a spot in the Round of 16.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 1 month ago 2,507 reads 2 comments

  12. USA and Germany Both Advance with World Cup Draw, so Let the Conspiracy Begin

    "Hello, is Jogi there? It's Jurgen . I'd like to see if he wants to go to the park to kick the ball around for a bit...about 90 minutes or so. Tell him there's no need to bring a goal...

    Dan Levy Written by Dan Levy about 1 month ago 97,138 reads 219 comments

  13. Klinsmann Vows to Go for Win vs. Germany

    Jürgen Klinsmann has promised that his USA team will play to win against Germany in their final Group G match on Thursday, even though a draw would be enough to see both teams through to the knockout phase...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 1 month ago 522 reads 1 comments

  14. Why Michael Bradley Is Under Most Pressure for USA Following Draw vs. Portugal

    Before the United States embarked on its attempted conquest of the "Group of Death," there were a few concerns about how the team would handle the pressure of the World Cup...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 month ago 24,010 reads 130 comments

  15. Against Portugal, USMNT Showed They Can Play, Not Just Survive, at the World Cup

    Exhausted? I hear you. That's exactly how I feel after the United States' 2-2 draw against Portugal on Sunday night at the World Cup. Like me, I'm sure most of you went from elation to exhaustion in the space of a few seconds in this game...

    Janusz Michallik Written by Janusz Michallik about 1 month ago 3,613 reads 23 comments

  16. Late Portugal Equalizer Prevents U.S. from Immediately Qualifying

    The United States was denied an extraordinary victory over Portugal and a guaranteed place in the knockout round of the World Cup on Sunday in the cruelest fashion possible...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 1 month ago 227 reads 0 comments

  17. U.S. Must Recover Quickly After Portugal Draw: Klinsmann

    Allowing Portugal to snatch a last-gasp 2-2 draw was a blow but the United States must rebound quickly ahead of their final World Cup group match against Germany, coach Juergen Klinsmann said on Sunday...

    Dan Steckenberg Written by Dan Steckenberg about 1 month ago 990 reads 0 comments

  18. Twitter / FiveThirtyEight: #USA Now W/ a 76% Chance of ...

    #USA now w/ a 76% chance of reaching round of 16, 37% quarters, 13% semis, 4% finals. 1% chance of winning it all. http://53eig...

    Dan Steckenberg Written by Dan Steckenberg about 1 month ago 248 reads 0 comments

  19. Scenarios for United States to Advance to World Cup Round of 16

    The United States came within seconds of guaranteeing themselves passage to the round of 16 in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but an injury-time equaliser saw them end up drawing 2-2 with Portugal...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 207,530 reads 113 comments

  20. U.S. Soccer Shocked as Great World Cup Win Becomes Sickening Draw

    "Sickening." That's how Taylor Twellman and Ian Darke of ESPN described how the United States had three points ripped away in the fifth minute of stoppage time by Portugal ...

    Dan Levy Written by Dan Levy about 1 month ago 111,831 reads 645 comments

  21. USA vs. Portugal 6 Things We Learned

    The United States men’s national team and Portugal played to a thrilling 2-2 draw in a crucial World Cup Group G matchup on Sunday night in Brazil. Portugal scored in both the fifth and the 95th minute to break American hearts twice...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 month ago 17,960 reads 78 comments

  22. JeffreyCarlisle: Klinsmann on What He Would ...

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  23. Positive Mentality Will Help USMNT Enter Germany Match with Confidence

    In every sport, there comes a time when a team experiences a moment of pure ecstasy, but then is knocked down and can't get back up...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 month ago 63,190 reads 371 comments

  24. Meet Jermaine Jones, the Man Who Scored the Wonder Strike

    The United States started off Sunday's World Cup match against Portugal with a terrible defensive miscue by Geoff Cameron which led to a goal for Luis Nani. They were down and looked devoid of creativity and ideas...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 1 month ago 182 reads 1 comments

  25. JeffreyCarlisle: Tim Howard: Football Is Cruel ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 1 month ago 69 reads 0 comments