1. Jurgen Klinsmann's World Cup Preparations: What's Gone Right, Wrong for USMNT

    On Monday night, the United States men’s national team won a dramatic victory in their World Cup opener, defeating Ghana 2-1 on the strength of an 86th-minute goal from John Anthony Brooks...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 24 days ago 11,894 reads 58 comments

  2. Watch the USMNT Meet with Joe Biden Following Their Win

    The USMNT got a special visit from Joe Biden following their win and it was extra special for DaMarcus Beasley...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 24 days ago 522 reads 1 comments

  3. Who Is John Brooks? How the 21-Year-Old Came from Obscurity to National Hero

    John Brooks is now a national hero for his 86th-minute go-ahead goal against Ghana. But how did he get here? Where did this 21-year-old come from? Unless you follow U.S...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 25 days ago 8,362 reads 55 comments

  4. Carlisle: Klinsmann the Gambler Ups the Ante

    FORTALEZA, Brazil - It wasn't long after last December's World Cup draw that U.S. manager Jurgen Klinsmann channeled his inner Phil Helmuth.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 25 days ago 314 reads 1 comments

  5. USA vs. Ghana the Most Watched Soccer Game Ever on ESPN

    ESPN had already been enjoying their best ever World Cup ratings even before the U.S. played their first game.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 25 days ago 301 reads 0 comments

  6. What You Need to Know About America's New Soccer Hero John Brooks

    Dan Steckenberg Written by Dan Steckenberg about 25 days ago 1,084 reads 0 comments

  7. USA vs. Ghana: How Americans Can Fix Flaws After Thrilling World Cup Win

    Few categories on the scorecard point to a United States advantage in their opening 2014 FIFA World Cup match with Ghana. That is, of course, except the one that matters most...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 25 days ago 3,163 reads 7 comments

  8. How USA Can Survive the Group of Death

    Another day, another series of exhilarating World Cup matches. Day 5 of the 2014 World Cup did not fail to disappoint, with seven goals scored between the two "Group of Death" matches that were played...

    Matthew Celentano Written by Matthew Celentano about 25 days ago 764 reads 3 comments

  9. ESPN's Twellman on Brooks' Goal and Another Defining US Soccer Moment

    At some point, the United States will stop playing heart-pounding, pulsating World Cup matches for a while...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 25 days ago 273 reads 0 comments

  10. 'Johnny Futbol' Is Today's Best USMNT Front Page

    John Brooks scored the thrilling header in the 86th minute to give the USMNT a win over Ghana, which meant newspapers around the country needed to bring the big guns for their sports pages...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 25 days ago 124 reads 0 comments

  11. A Local News Reporter in Portland Killed It in a Live TV Segment

    A wonderful clip was broadcasted on TV screens in Portland on Monday during the United States' late winner against Ghana at the World Cup.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 25 days ago 80 reads 0 comments

  12. Jurgen Klinsmann Hails USA's 2-1 Win over Ghana

    Jurgen Klinsmann hailed his USA side's will to win after they snatched a late 2-1 World Cup victory over Ghana.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 25 days ago 1,544 reads 0 comments

  13. Will Hamstring Injuries Cost US Altidore and Besler for Rest of World Cup?

    The American victory over Ghana could hardly be considered Pyrrhic, but with Jozy Altidore carried off the field on a stretcher after a first-half hamstring injury , there are major questions...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 25 days ago 129,717 reads 42 comments

  14. 5 Things for USA Fans to Look Forward to in Wake of Win vs. Ghana

    Now that the United States' 2-1 win over Ghana has sunk in and fans have been able to celebrate, it is time to look forward to the next challenge that awaits the Yanks in Brazil...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 25 days ago 71,063 reads 125 comments

  15. Scouting Report: Is John Brooks the Future of United States Soccer Team?

    Can  Hertha Berlin 's United States international John Brooks, a 21-year-old, 6'4", 170-pound centre-back, transition into an elite defender for the USMNT?  To address that ...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 25 days ago 7,187 reads 22 comments

  16. In Win over Ghana, USMNT Shows the Value of a Strong Mentality

    Before the World Cup began, I gave you my reasons why I thought the United States could navigate through this Group of Death against the odds...

    Janusz Michallik Written by Janusz Michallik about 25 days ago 10,989 reads 35 comments

  17. US Soccer World Cup Victory over Ghana Was a Test of Survival in Group of Death

    In the closing moments of the thrilling, heart-pumping and gut-wrenching 2-1 victory over Ghana, Ian Darke of ESPN put the performance of the United States ever-so eloquently...

    Dan Levy Written by Dan Levy about 25 days ago 155,160 reads 446 comments

  18. Everything You Need to Know About New American Hero John Brooks

    When John Brooks came on for an injured Matt Besler at halftime of the U.S.'s 2014 World Cup opener against Ghana, many fans groaned. They had a 1-0 lead to protect and Brooks hadn't proven himself to be the most reliable option...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 25 days ago 521 reads 0 comments

  19. Klinsmann Tells USMNT "We're Still in the Game" Before Brooks' Winner

    Immediately after the US national team beat Ghana 2-1 to open Group G play on Monday, head coach Jurgen Klinsmann insisted his team didn't waver in its quest for three points, even when Ghana tied the match...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 25 days ago 622 reads 0 comments

  20. Ghana vs. USA: 6 Observations from Group G Clash

    The United States men's national team defeated Ghana 2-1 on Monday night in its opening game of the 2014 World Cup on the strength of goals from Clint Dempsey and John Anthony Brooks...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 25 days ago 6,869 reads 27 comments

  21. Jurgen Klinsmann's Management Helps USMNT Overcome Adversity vs. Ghana

    In the 2-1 victory over Ghana, United States manager Jurgen Klinsmann's hand was forced earlier than he wanted, but two of his three substitutions helped propel the Yanks to a full three points at the Arena das Dunas in Natal...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 25 days ago 29,603 reads 81 comments

  22. What A Start: Three Thoughts on a wild USA World Cup win over Ghana | SI.com

    NATAL, Brazil — Just when the U.S. seemed headed for a disappointing tie, John Brooks scored a monumental game-winner on an 86th-minute corner-kick header to snatch a huge three points against a Ghana team that had owned the U...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 25 days ago 613 reads 0 comments

  23. Ghana vs. USA: World Cup Group G Score, Grades and Post-Match Reaction

    In the so-called Group of Death, the United States might just have a shot at life. Thanks in part to an unlikely hero. Substitute John Brooks, who was making his debut in an official FIFA tournament, scored a late winner to give the U...

    Michael Cummings Written by Michael Cummings about 25 days ago 104,990 reads 446 comments

  24. 1 Thing USA Coach Jurgen Klinsmann Must Change Following Win vs. Ghana

    DaMarcus Beasley deserves more credit than he is likely to get for becoming the only American to play in four World Cups for the United States men's national team. "Only 22 players in the tournament's history have played in four World Cups...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 25 days ago 3,970 reads 8 comments

  25. Team USA's Jozy Altidore Stretchered off in the First Half of World Cup Opener

    Forward Jozy Altidore grabbed his left leg and crumpled to the turf 20 minutes into Team USA's World Cup-opening contest against Ghana on Monday...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 25 days ago 11 reads 0 comments