1. Netherlands vs. Costa Rica: Live Player Ratings

    The Netherlands defeated Costa Rica on penalties to move on to the semifinals of the 2014 World Cup. The shootout win was highlighted by Louis van Gaal's decision to bring in Tim Krul, who made two saves on five shots...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 21 days ago 4,109 reads 11 comments

  2. Argentina vs. Belgium: Live Player Ratings

    Argentina defeated Belgium, 1-0, in the quarterfinal round of the 2014 World Cup. The win marked the first time the Argentinians clinched a spot in the semifinals since 1990...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 21 days ago 8,713 reads 12 comments

  3. Brazil vs. Colombia: Live Player Ratings

    Brazil defeated Colombia, 2-1, in a thrilling match at the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza. Thiago Silva sent the crowd into an uproar in the seventh minute when he scored off a corner kick...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 22 days ago 4,422 reads 15 comments

  4. France vs. Germany: Live Player Ratings

    Germany defeated France, 1-0, at the Maracana to advance to their fourth consecutive World Cup semifinal. Mats Hummels opened the scoring on a header in the 12th minute off of a free-kick by Toni Kroos...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 22 days ago 3,717 reads 9 comments

  5. Djokovic vs. Dimitrov: Score and Highlights from Wimbledon 2014 Men's Semifinals

    No. 1 Novak Djokovic def. No. 11 Grigor Dimitrov, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (9-7) It wasn't easy, but No. 1 Novak Djokovic advanced to the Wimbledon final with a four-set win over Grigor Dimitrov...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 22 days ago 13,949 reads 14 comments

  6. 5 Players Who Should Be Jettisoned from USMNT

    Now that the United States are out of the World Cup, it is time to look ahead to the future and how the Yanks can improve over the next World Cup cycle...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 22 days ago 3,198 reads 12 comments

  7. Bouchard vs. Halep: Score and Highlights from Wimbledon 2014 Women's Semifinals

    No. 13 Eugenie Bouchard def. No. 3 Simona Halep, 7-6 (7-5), 6-2 After dropping out of the first two majors in 2014 at the semifinal stage, Eugenie Bouchard finally broke through ...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 23 days ago 4,331 reads 3 comments

  8. Villanova Basketball: Each Projected Starter's Most Concerning Flaw

    While some college basketball programs are still unsure of who their starting five for the 2014-15 season are, the lineup of the Villanova Wildcats is pretty much set in stone...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 23 days ago 1,256 reads 0 comments

  9. Grading the USA Players on Their 2014 World Cup Performances

    During the terrific run in Brazil for the United States men's national team, plenty of players put in stellar performances on the pitch. Other players did the opposite and failed to live up to expectations, including Graham Zusi and Michael Bradley...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 24 days ago 7,589 reads 49 comments

  10. Future Is Bright for USMNT During Next World Cup Cycle

    The intentions of United States manager Jurgen Klinsmann were clear from the day he named the 23-man roster for the 2014 World Cup, which was the next generation of ...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 25 days ago 50,559 reads 146 comments

  11. Injury to Jozy Altidore Ultimately Doomed the USMNT at the World Cup

    The tremendous effort in goal from Tim Howard was there. The defenders in front of him put in the performance of their lives...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 25 days ago 10,435 reads 75 comments

  12. MLS Player Power Rankings: Morales Remains on Top After World Cup Break

    Major League Soccer came back from the two-week World Cup break with 10 games and a few standout performances...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 25 days ago 6,322 reads 1 comments

  13. Villanova Basketball: What Each Projected 2014-15 Starter Brings to the Table

    With less than 100 days left until the beginning of the 2014-15 college basketball season, it is time to start looking ahead to what the upcoming season will bring for the Villanova Wildcats...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 25 days ago 1,622 reads 0 comments

  14. Key Battles That Will Shape USA's World Cup Clash with Belgium

    The eighth and final round-of-16 match to be played at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil features two intriguing sides, the United States and Belgium, who both possess world-class players...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 26 days ago 14,706 reads 87 comments

  15. MLS Team of the Week: McInerney Shines Bright with Golazo

    With all of the players around the league taking to the field with fresh legs after the two-week break for the World Cup, there were plenty of terrific performances across Major League Soccer this weekend...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 26 days ago 1,437 reads 5 comments

  16. Greece vs. Costa Rica: Live Player Ratings

    Costa Rica defeated Greece on penalties to move into the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time in their history. The Ticos won 5-3 on penalties after the game ended at 1-1 after 120 minutes of regulation and extra time...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 27 days ago 1,495 reads 5 comments

  17. Mexico vs. Netherlands: Live Player Ratings

    The Netherlands defeated Mexico, 2-1, in a dramatic round of 16 clash in Fortaleza. Wesley Sneijder scored on a rocket of a shot off a Arjen Robben corner in the 88th minute before Klaas-Jan Huntelaar converted from the spot in stoppage time...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 27 days ago 10,581 reads 24 comments

  18. Could DeAndre Yedlin Be Handed a Start for USMNT Against Belgium?

    Just like every manager at this stage of the World Cup, Jurgen Klinsmann has some big decisions staring him in the face for the Tuesday clash against Belgium...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 27 days ago 9,999 reads 54 comments

  19. Will Vincent Kompany Injury Have Any Effect on American Attack?

    Just a day after the round-of-16 matchup between the United States and Belgium was set, one key storyline is beginning to develop out of both camps...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 28 days ago 2,510 reads 3 comments

  20. Tiger Woods at 2014 Quicken Loans National: Day 2 Score, Updates, Analysis

    For the first time since the 2012 Greenbrier Classic, and for just the 10th time in his career, Tiger Woods missed the cut at a PGA Tour event...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 29 days ago 20,598 reads 13 comments

  21. Ranking the USA Players on Their World Cup Group-Stage Form

    Now that the United States men's national team has completed its first goal, which is get out of the so-called Group of Death, another task awaits them in the form of Belgium...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 29 days ago 12,593 reads 76 comments

  22. Despite Advancing, USMNT Need to Have a Better Attack in Knockout Round

    Blame it on heavy legs. Blame it on the German dominance of possession. Or you could even blame it on the absence of the injured Jozy Altidore...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 30 days ago 37,493 reads 45 comments

  23. Can the USMNT Count on Geoff Cameron to Stop the Germany Attack?

    As the United States men's national team prepares for the final match of play in Group G, there are a few concerns about how the team will rebound from the 2-2 draw with Portugal...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 month ago 4,559 reads 24 comments

  24. Japan vs. Colombia: Final Player Ratings

    Colombia defeated Japan 4-1 in their final Group C match thanks to a brace from Jackson Martinez. In the first half, Colombia scored by way of a Juan Cuadrado penalty in the 17th ...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 month ago 2,040 reads 10 comments

  25. Japan vs. Colombia: Live Score, Highlights for World Cup 2014 Group C Game

    Colombia 4, Japan 1 Goals: Juan Cuadrado (COL) Pen 17'; Shinji Okazaki (JPN) 45'; Jackson Martinez (COL) 55', 82'; James Rodriguez (COL) 90' Japan: Kawashima, Uchida, ...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 month ago 18,618 reads 41 comments