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USA Loses To Jamaica In Gold Cup Semifinals

Associated Press | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.22.2015 | Sports

ATLANTA (AP) — The United States had everything on its side. History. A raucous home crowd. And, supposedly, the better team. None of it preven...

An Adventure to the Women's World Cup -- An Odyssey Worth the Effort

Ginny Gilder | Posted 07.09.2015 | Sports
Ginny Gilder

My wife, my daughter and I are all grateful we were there to witness history in the making. Nowhere else we'd have rather been, with thanks to the universe for getting us there in the nick of time.

This Photo Of Abby Wambach Kissing Her Wife Sarah Huffman After World Cup Win Is What Love Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.06.2015 | Gay Voices

 This is what love is.  Soccer star Abby Wambach shared a kiss with wife Sarah Huffman after the U.S. beat Japan 5-2 and won the FIFA W...

7 Problems The Women's World Cup Needs To Fix

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.03.2015 | Sports

It's remarkable what these women have endured.

Women's World Cup Succeeds in Spite of FIFA

Jennifer Matt | Posted 06.30.2015 | Sports
Jennifer Matt

The Women's World Cup has been successful, yet FIFA's approach to managing the women's game leaves a lot of room for improvement. In most cases, the best approach for FIFA would be to simply run the Women's World Cup like they run the Men's World Cup.

USA Beats Australia 3-1 In First World Cup Game

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 06.08.2015 | Sports

Team USA gets a win in their first 2015 FIFA's Women's World Cup game.

A Conversation With Team U.S.A. Soccer Captain, Christie Rampone

The Good Men Project | Posted 05.30.2015 | Sports
The Good Men Project

We sat down with the three-time Olympic gold medal winner and talked about navigating a career and parenthood, youth sports, health and fitness, women's sports and her incredible 19-year run as a key cog on team U.S.A.

Promoting Hope Solo Blows up in USA Soccer's Face on Social Media

Tim Morehouse | Posted 10.15.2014 | Sports
Tim Morehouse

A bad combination for sports publicists and marketing folks lately: promoting athletes accused of crimes on social media.

Landon Donovan Announces Retirement

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.07.2014 | Sports

Landon Donovan, the all-time leading scorer in U.S. men's soccer history, announced on Thursday that his 14th Major League Soccer season will be his l...

World Cup Sentiment Offers Insight into the Global Consciousness

John Bates | Posted 09.09.2014 | Technology
John Bates

Twitter mining is becoming the next big thing in algorithmic trading; with sentiment analysis being used to try to qualify and quantify the emotional chatter around a particular market.

The One Thing That Unites All Sports Fans

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 07.08.2014 | Sports

Here's a question: Which is the most tortured sports franchise in America? The answer? Apparently, it's whatever team you root for. With the ...

World Cup 2014: Team USA, You Did Great. Tim Howard, You Were Awesome!

Dorian de Wind | Posted 09.02.2014 | Sports
Dorian de Wind

Thank you Tim Howard. Thank you Team USA for uplifting a nation and for roundly sending to history's trash heap the ignorant allegation that soccer is "a sign of the nation's moral decay."

Thanks to Jürgen Klinsmann, US Soccer Is America's Team

Bill George | Posted 09.02.2014 | Sports
Bill George

The future of soccer is brighter this summer. For the first time we can say with confidence that professional soccer is here to stay, and that Klinsmann's troops have become America's Team.

These 'Soccer Fans' Don't Know What They're Talking About

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.02.2014 | Comedy

Landon Donovan was very publicly left off the U.S. soccer team for the 2014 World Cup, but you wouldn't know that from talking with people on Hollywoo...

Views of the World: Cup or Series? What Ann Coulter Teaches Us About Cultural and Emotional Intelligence

Cosmin Gheorghe | Posted 08.31.2014 | Politics
Cosmin Gheorghe

I am definitely not what my American friends call a "sports guy." But it was with great astonishment that I recently read the article called "America's Favorite Pastime: Hating Soccer," written by a certain outraged Ann Coulter.

LIVE: U.S. vs. Belgium

Posted 07.01.2014 | Sports

The message has been clear and consistent: The U.S. team is not content with escaping the Group Of Death at the 2014 World Cup and doesn't plan on lea...

World Cup Jeitinho

Dave Harvilicz | Posted 08.24.2014 | Sports
Dave Harvilicz

Why do Latins win at Jeitinho? Maybe it's a by-product of Catholic rebellion, maybe it's the fresh memory of military governments and the urge to be free, maybe it's the heat, but whatever it is, the English and Americans should wake up to it.

LIVE: USA vs. Portugal

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.23.2014 | Sports

Both the United States and Portugal will be fielding a full lineup of 11 players when they take the field in a crucial group-stage match at the 2014 W...

Watch The USWNT Go On A Roller Coaster Of Emotions During The US-Ghana Game

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 06.17.2014 | Sports

The U.S. Women's national soccer team partied down like the rest of America during the the men's team's World Cup win over Ghana on Monday. Stationed ...

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: 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...

WATCH: Clint Dempsey Scores Amazing Goal In Opening Seconds Of World Cup Opener

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.17.2014 | Sports

America, it's on. The United States got its 2014 World Cup off to a dream start when Clint Dempsey scored inside the first minute of its opening m...

Top 5 Reasons to Watch the 2014 World Cup

Nsenga Burton | Posted 08.12.2014 | Sports
Nsenga Burton

The world is watching to see if Brazil can win the World Cup on their home turf. There are many reasons to watch this sporting event but here are a few.

Jordan Schultz

Clint Dempsey Talks World Cup, Jurgen Klinsmann And The Pressures Facing Team USA

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.07.2014 | Sports

On the verge of his third World Cup with the United States -- and his first as captain of the U.S. men's soccer team -- midfielder Clint Dempsey is ar...