1. What They're Saying: Landon Donovan

    I try to never say never, but at this point it is pretty unlikely that I would be a part of that team based on how my body feels and based on how good our team has been.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 27 days ago 773 reads 1 comments

  2. USA vs. Germany: Key Players for the Yanks in Crucial Group Finale

    All it takes is a draw. The Americans were seconds away from securing a spot in the round of 16 before Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal broke their hearts, but they are still in a strong position to advance...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 28 days ago 5,707 reads 13 comments

  3. Germany Rejects Klinsmann Criticism of Unfair Advantages

    Germany rejected criticism Monday from U.S. coach Juergen Klinsmann that FIFA deliberately scheduled matches and locations to benefit favourites because the Germans have an extra day to recover ahead of Thursday's clash...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 28 days ago 272 reads 0 comments

  4. Jurgen Klinsmann Takes a Shot at Mexico in Postgame Press Conference

    Following a 2-2 tie with Portugal, the United States and Germany could both advance from Group G with a tie in the final group match.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 28 days ago 1,060 reads 1 comments

  5. Jurgen Klinsmann Won't Have Mixed Emotions in Showdown with Germany

    The American coach with a German accent is a big deal in his home country. As a player, and a coach, he was a giant for both club and country. When the United States meets Germany on Thursday, Jurgen Klinsmann won't have conflicting emotions...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 28 days ago 157 reads 0 comments

  6. Vide: Meet USA Players with German Connection

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 28 days ago 115 reads 0 comments

  7. World Cup Ratings Show America Loves Big Events...And Yes, Soccer Too

    The ratings for the United States World Cup draw with Portugal were announced Monday with record-setting numbers. ESPN boasted that 18...

    Dan Levy Written by Dan Levy about 28 days ago 45,191 reads 384 comments

  8. Why the USMNT Is 2 World Cups Away from Being a Contender

    As the U.S. men's national soccer team prepare to face off with Germany in the last match of the group stage, there is a great deal of hope that reaching the next round is possible...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 28 days ago 5,069 reads 34 comments

  9. USA's Only Option Is to Win the Group of Death

    SAO PAULO – One point against Germany is enough to send the United States on to the second round of the World Cup. Therein lies the struggle of Thursday's match in Recife.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 28 days ago 1,119 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 28 days ago 13,553 reads 2 comments

  11. 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 28 days ago 9,621 reads 101 comments

  12. 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 28 days ago 3,809 reads 23 comments

  13. 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 29 days ago 557 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 29 days ago 1,800 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 29 days ago 5,986 reads 44 comments

  16. 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 29 days ago 19 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 29 days ago 478 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 29 days ago 274 reads 0 comments

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

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 29 days ago 583 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 29 days ago 2,503 reads 2 comments

  21. 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 29 days ago 97,098 reads 219 comments

  22. 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 29 days ago 522 reads 1 comments

  23. 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 29 days ago 23,992 reads 130 comments

  24. 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 29 days ago 3,598 reads 23 comments

  25. 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 30 days ago 227 reads 0 comments