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The U.S. Literally Exploded (On Twitter) After Game-Winning Goal Against Ghana

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 06.17.2014 | Sports

There were 4.9 million tweets during Monday's World Cup thriller between the United States and Ghana. That's according to @TwitterData, who also put t...

John Brooks Beats Ghana And Proves Why World Cup Is Must-See TV

Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.17.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

When John Brooks etched his name into American sports history Monday night with a game-winning header to beat Ghana 2-1, it proved once again why the World Cup matters so much. Because what didn't matter was the fact that the 21-year-old had virtually no international experience or that his coach, Jurgen Klinsmann, was criticized for even including him on the 30-man roster. And what mattered even less was that when Brooks made the final 23-man roster, it meant that Landon Donovan, the most decorated U.S. player ever, would not be going to Brazil.

WATCH: Nothing Beats This Reporter's Reaction To John Brooks' Goal

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.17.2014 | Sports

The timing couldn't have been better for a local reporter in Portland, Ore. during the United States' World Cup win over Ghana on Monday. And the reac...

WATCH: Here Is The U.S. Goal That Beat Ghana

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.17.2014 | Sports

As American sports fans know well, it ain't over 'til it's over. With the U.S. Soccer team again deadlocked with Ghana in the closing minutes of a...

WATCH: U.S. Defeats Ghana In World Cup Thriller

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.17.2014 | Sports

For the third time in as many trips to the World Cup, the United States faced Ghana. For the first time in its World Cup history, the United States de...