1. Belgium vs. USA: 6 Things We Learned

    You could forgive American supporters of the United States men's national team for their relative ignorance of the sides Jurgen Klinsmann's team played in Group G of this World Cup...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 2 months ago 7,991 reads 56 comments

  2. Pitch Invader Interrupts Belgium vs. USA World Cup Clash in Protest

    The first half of the USA's clash with Belgium in the last 16 of the World Cup was interrupted when a protester took the field...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 2 months ago 140,369 reads 70 comments

  3. USA Fans Flock to Arena Fonta Nova

    Thousands of USA fans filled the Arena Fonte Nova on Tuesday night to watch the Stars and Stripes attempt to reach their first World Cup quarter-finals since 2002 with a win against Belgium...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 months ago 68 reads 0 comments

  4. USMNT's Kyle Beckerman: The Best Fouler I Ever Faced

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 2 months ago 276 reads 0 comments

  5. Just Because Jozy Can Play Doesn't Mean He Should Play Against Belgium

    U.S. striker Jozy Altidore was declared “ready and available” for the United States' game against Belgium on Tuesday, and American fans rejoiced that the team's first-choice striker was ready to come back and lead the line...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 2 months ago 43 reads 0 comments

  6. Glossary for the Budding American World Cup Fan

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 2 months ago 64 reads 0 comments

  7. Remarks by the President Before Cabinet Meeting

    THE PRESIDENT: I thought I'd get the Cabinet together this morning because we all know that America will be busy this afternoon. (Laughter.) Go, Team USA...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 2 months ago 196 reads 0 comments

  8. Front Covers of USA and Belgium Newspapers Ahead of World Cup Game

    July 4th comes early this year as America unites as one to support the Red, White, and Blue against the Red Devils of Belgium. Millions will do their patriotic duty of sneaking out of work come 4 PM Eastern...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 2 months ago 162 reads 0 comments

  9. England Column: Time to Stop Hating on USA

    We had our fun, we looked down on them, but it's time to change the record. In fact, it was time to change the record a long time ago.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 months ago 277 reads 0 comments

  10. Funny or Die and Bleacher Report Present Presidential Soccer, Starring Tony Hale

    If you don't believe that the USA will beat Belgium in their round-of-16 matchup at the 2014 World Cup, two former U.S. "presidents" say you're wrong...

    Ken Chin Written by Ken Chin about 2 months ago 16,156 reads 21 comments

  11. Bud Ad Will Get You Ready for USMNT

    Chris Perez Written by Chris Perez about 2 months ago 160 reads 0 comments

  12. Belgium Prime Minister Challenges Barack Obama to a Bet

    Belgium were many people's World Cup dark horses and it seems their Prime Minister is supremely confident about his country's chances against the USA.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 months ago 474 reads 0 comments

  13. Mike Tyson Rallies USMNT with Pep Talk Before Belgium World Cup Clash

    Anyone playing a World Cup last-16 clash is going to be pretty pumped for it. But on the off chance the United States men's national team aren't ready for Belgium later on Tuesday, Mike Tyson has put together a video pep talk...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 2 months ago 42,729 reads 21 comments

  14. ASN: Michael Bradley on World Cup: 'We Want More'

    The influential U.S. midfielder has had his ups and downs so far in Brazil, but his effort remains unquestioned and his ambitions are big: Bradley wants to help his team make history...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 2 months ago 70 reads 0 comments

  15. FiveThirtyEight's World Cup Predictions

    FiveThirtyEight's World Cup forecasting model uses ESPN's Soccer Power Index (SPI) — a system that combines game- and player-based ratings to estimate a team's overall skill level ...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 months ago 827 reads 2 comments

  16. If the U.S. Plays Like the Underdog Against Belgium, It Will Lose

    SALVADOR, Brazil – Two sensibilities permeate the psyche of teams in the knockout stage of the World Cup.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 months ago 149 reads 0 comments

  17. The Case Against the Case Against Michael Bradley

    Perhaps the most consistent narrative in the weeks before the World Cup was this one: that the USMNT would go exactly as far as central midfielder Michael Bradley would carry them. The idea was shared almost universally among the American soccer media...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 months ago 233 reads 0 comments

  18. Scenic, Historic Salvador Provides Backdrop to USA's Knockout Clash

    SALVADOR, Brazil — It all started here. Back in early December, one day after the World Cup draw in nearby Costa do Sauipé, we stood on the grass in front of the south ...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 months ago 42 reads 0 comments

  19. Belgium a Dynamic Test for USA Amid Expectations, Golden Generation

    SALVADOR, Brazil – They may not chant it like their American counterparts, but Belgians also believe that they will win.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 months ago 118 reads 0 comments

  20. For US Soccer to Knock out Belgium in World Cup, Tim Howard Has to Be Perfect

    For a goalkeeper, the World Cup knockout stage can be very simple. Stop every shot. Make every save. Win every match. For American keeper Tim Howard , advancing past Belgium in the round of 16 starts—well, stops—with him...

    Dan Levy Written by Dan Levy about 2 months ago 29,387 reads 43 comments

  21. Jozy Altidore Injury Update: Latest Reports Before Belgium Match

    The latest injury update for Jozy Altidore should have the United States optimistic about, but not counting on, the forward leading it to victory vs. Belgium on Day 20 of the 2014 World Cup...

    David Daniels Written by David Daniels about 2 months ago 1,517 reads 0 comments

  22. Terrence Boyd Set to Join Red Bull Leipzig from Rapid Vienna

    Rapid Vienna says American forward Terrence Boyd is leaving to join Red Bull Leipzig in Germany's second division...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 2 months ago 66 reads 0 comments

  23. Know Thy Enemy

    SÃO PAULO, Brazil – Truth be told, the United States should have played Belgium already in Brazil...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 2 months ago 413 reads 0 comments

  24. The Case for Geoff Cameron: Should US Defender Start vs. Belgium?

    An early shank against Portugal is the only mistake Geoff Cameron has made in a U.S. shirt so far in the 2014 World Cup...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 2 months ago 461 reads 0 comments

  25. Jozy Altidore Can Aid Another Late World Cup Victory for USA vs. Belgium

    Jozy Altidore missed United States' last group stage match against Germany through injury, but the striker looks set to return to the squad for their 2014 FIFA World Cup round of 16 clash against Belgium on Tuesday...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 months ago 4,493 reads 28 comments