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5 Stories You May Have Missed This Weekend

1. After 3 Big Wins out West, Bernie Sanders Sees 'Path Toward Victory'<p>Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says don’t count him out of the presidential race …

The ‘World Cup Is Over, Now What?’ Guide to Soccer

From Barcelona to the Women’s World Cup, soccer never stops<p>Just because the World Cup is over doesn’t mean soccer stops. Soccer never stops; that’s …

Report: USMNT to play road friendly at Republic of Ireland in November

According to a report in the Irish newspaper <i>The Independent</i>, the US national team will face the Republic of Ireland in a friendly in Dublin on Nov. …

How DeAndre Yedlin Helped—and Hurt—the U.S. Against Belgium

The speedy American fullback provided width and a dangerous attacking option, but he also left space behind him that Belgium exploited<p>The U.S. did …

U.S. Fans Petition White House to Rename Reagan Airport for Tim Howard

United States goalkeeper Tim Howard stood out as the superstar of the U.S.-Belgium World Cup match with a record-setting 16 saves. Despite the loss, …

U.S. World Cup Soccer Team Includes Sons of Immigrants

The U.S. national soccer team plays its first World Cup game on Monday against Ghana.<p>For a country where immigration reform is a such a hot button …

Jurgen Klinsmann's Facebook message on US national team World Cup exit: "We need to add the workload"

Jurgen Klinsmann is a new age soccer coach.<p>How many national team coaches around the world would use Facebook to share their thoughts just a few days …

10 Defining Moments in USMNT's 2014 World Cup Campaign

The United States men's national soccer team captured the hearts of millions at the 2014 World Cup before being eliminated by Belgium. As we look back at the U.S. campaign with fondness, it is clear that Americans can feel nothing but pride for their team's run.<p>Soccer is a game that is always made …

The real test for soccer in the US begins now

New York Post.<p>It’s over. Unless you are living under a rock, by now you should know that America’s World Cup dream died in Brazil last night, when the US men’s national team was defeated 2-1 by Belgium.<p>The USA team exceeded expectations after managing to escape the so-called “group of death,” so …

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TV ratings: USA-Belgium big in early numbers

No surprise here: Team USA's 2-1 loss to Belgium scored big ratings for ESPN.<p>The Tuesday match drew a household rating of 9.6 in Nielsen's 56 metered markets, according to the measurement firm, marking the highest-ever rating for a World Cup telecast on ESPN or ESPN 2.<p>That's an impressive feat for …

Despite setbacks, World Cup shows Klinsmann has US on winning track

From Julian Green's spirit-lifting goal to Michael Bradley's subpar work, this World Cup ran the gamut for the US, which is on the right track under …

Jürgen Klinsmann disappointed but not downbeat after World Cup elimination

The USA’s best player in Brazil was also their oldest: the 35-year-old Tim Howard excelled not only against Belgium but throughout the World Cup’s group stage.<p>But over the next 12 months, Jurgen Klinsmann intends to give youth a chance. Speaking to the press a day after his team’s elimination in …

Europe Is Starting to Take American Soccer Seriously (Seriously!)

U.S.A.'s World Cup bid had ended, but there are signs of a historic shift in global perceptions.<p>Did American soccer just win the football world’s respect?<p>The World Cup is over for the U.S.A. after a heartbreaking loss to Belgium. But that defeat made for what some regard as perhaps the best match …

U.S.A. vs. Belgium in the World Cup: The Agony of Exceeding Expectations

America's loss hurts. But fans should still be proud of what the team accomplished.<p>It's brutally incongruous, being a U.S. soccer fan. If Christopher Lloyd had rolled up in his DeLorean four weeks ago and said the U.S. would advance out of the Group of Death at the World Cup but lose a hard-fought, …

Tim Howard Just Taught Me to Love Soccer

U.S.A. vs. Belgium at the World Cup: heartbreaking, yes. But for a bandwagon fan like me, it was also a thrilling reminder of why the sport is great.<p>For my breed of liberal, the liberal who just doesn't care about sports, it felt strange to read Ann Coulter's viral column about why soccer is …

Why the U.S. players aren’t heroes and Germany doesn’t stink

Have you ever heard someone say something but not truly understood the significance of their statement until years later?<p>Why the U.S. players aren’t heroes and Germany doesn’t stink<p>07/02/2014<p>Have you ever heard someone say something but not truly understood the significance of their statement until …

U.S. ends World Cup run in same place, but some see progress

Four years ago, the U.S. made it to the second round of a World Cup before having its tournament end in a 2-1 loss in overtime.<p>The same thing happened Tuesday in Brazil when Belgium eliminated the U.S., in overtime, by the same score. The go-ahead goal was even scored in the same minute in both …

Tim Howard says 'we will be back' after USA exit 2014 World Cup following 2-1 defeat to Belgium

American goalkeeping hero admits team 'fell short of our dream' following last-16 defeat to Belgium in Salvador<p>Tim Howard admitted <b>USA</b> were close to realising their <b>World Cup</b> ‘dream’ before suffering second round elimination against <b>Belgium</b> in Salvador.<p>Despite Howard’s goalkeeping heroics, which saw …

Future's bright for US: Klinsmann

Beaten but unbowed, the United States left the World Cup after losing to Belgium on Tuesday, their disappointment to be going home offset by optimism for the future.<p>The Americans went down 2-1 in an extra-time thriller that ended with both teams' players running themselves to the point of …

What Went Wrong for Jurgen Klinsmann and USMNT vs. Belgium?

On Tuesday afternoon, the United States men's national team and their head coach, Jurgen Klinsmann, saw their World Cup run end with a 2-1 extra-time loss to Belgium in the round of 16.<p>Despite a valiant effort from their goalkeeper Tim Howard, the Americans were not able to hold off the Belgians …

US Loses Late, Argentina Through: Pictures

USA World Cup 2014 chances have been boosted by Jurgen Klinsmann's mind games

USA in positive mood ahead of clash with Belgium on Tuesday that will put winner through to World Cup quarter-finals<p><b>Belgium vs USA: live!</b><p>Not long after making the spectacular claim that Clint Dempsey “hasn’t made s---”, Jürgen Klinsmann, the <b>USA</b> manager, handed him the captain’s armband.<p>That was the …

Klinsmann tells Americans to change flights to after final

(Reuters) - United States coach Juergen Klinsmann has told his players to get their families to change their return flights from Brazil until after the World Cup final.<p>U.S. national soccer team coach Juergen Klinsmann (4th L) talks to his team during a training session at the team's training center …

After Surviving World Cup Group of Death, the Sky Is the Limit for US Soccer

In his first press conference after landing in Brazil, Jurgen Klinsmann refused to walk back his then-infamous comments about the United States having no chance to win the World Cup, saying instead that his team only needed to worry about getting out of the group.<p>"Then," Klinsmann said, "the sky is …

World Cup's brave new world

The game wasn't pretty, but in this World Cup tipped upside down, it makes sense that a loss equaled a win for a U.S. team that now advances to the knockout stage.<p>By staying close to Germany in a rain-soaked 1-0 defeat, the Americans sneaked through pool play by way of a goal-differential …

US Loses But Wins Thanks to Portugal

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167 people cashed in on bet that Luis Suarez would bite someone at World Cup

A Norway gambling website posted a silly prop bet before the World Cup, and 167 people have cashed in.<p>The prop bet: 175-to-1 odds that Luis Suarez would bite someone during the tournament.<p>According to Darren Rovell of ESPN, 167 people made the bet, including the owner of the ticket stub seen above. …