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USA World Cup

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 ...

USA Soccer Gave Us More Than Just Goals To Cheer About

Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.01.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

American sports fans have a tendency to rally around grit, teamwork and hustle. We like teams that fight and claw even when the chips are down. That was the beauty of Team USA 2014 at the World Cup. Lacking a superstar other than it's goalie Tim Howard, the feisty American side personified what we so desperately hoped it would. And yet, it didn't matter if you were a soccer fan or even a sports fan this time around.

'We're Going To Be Here Until The Very End'

Reuters | Posted 08.29.2014 | Sports

June 28 (Reuters) - United States coach Juergen Klinsmann has told his players to get their families to change their return flights from Brazil until ...

USA Fan Gets Tim Howard's Face Shaved Into His Head Because #1N1T

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.30.2014 | Sports

He's made some truly spectacular saves this World Cup, helping the United States men's national soccer team stay alive in the competition; so it shoul...

U.S. Survives Group Of Death

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.29.2014 | Sports

The United States will have life after the Group of Death at the 2014 World Cup. There would be no nightmare scenario for the U.S. team as the fina...

This Office Manager Took USA-Portugal Spoilers VERY Seriously

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 06.23.2014 | Sports

The US-Portugal instant classic drew an incredible 9.1 rating for ESPN on Sunday night, but not everyone who wanted to was lucky enough to watch the m...

WATCH: U.S. Gets Even With Sensational Goal

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.22.2014 | Sports

Jermaine Jones added his name to the list of heroes that have emerged for U.S. Soccer at the 2014 World Cup. With the United States trailing Portug...

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...


AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 06.21.2014 | Sports

MANAUS, Brazil (AP) — Moths and mosquitoes circled when the United States took the field for practice Saturday evening at Arena da Amazonia, a 40,00...

Here Are Team USA's Chances Of Advancing In The World Cup

FiveThirtyEight | Posted 06.17.2014 | Sports

The United States may or may not have played the better football in Monday’s match against Ghana. But it came away with three huge points....

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...

Michael Bradley Will Determine U.S. Success in Group of Death

Eight by Eight | Posted 08.04.2014 | Sports
Eight by Eight

The central midfielder says he is motivated by a U.S. soccer system that is ever strengthening, and if the national team is to match his ambitions, one has to think that Bradley will play an integral role in making Jürgen Klinsmann's men tick.

Captain Klinsmann on the Amazon Bound

Alan Black | Posted 06.09.2012 | Sports
Alan Black

After taking over the helm in 2011 in place of the stern Bob Bradley, Jurgen Klinsmann insisted on a root and branch reform to the way the U.S. national team plays soccer.

U.S. Women's Soccer And The Problem Of American Exceptionalism

Rabbi Joshua Hess | Posted 09.16.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Hess

We have lost the joy that comes from challenging ourselves to compete, and from knowing that we have given our best effort, even if we didn't win.

USA Women Reach World Cup Final

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 09.12.2011 | Sports

MOENCHENGLADBACH, Germany — Abby Wambach sure knows how to deliver. A goal, a promise and soon, she hopes, a World Cup title....

LIVE UPDATES: USA Women Takes On France In The Semis

Posted 09.12.2011 | Sports

On the heels of their miraculous come from behind victory over Brazil, the U.S. women will take on France in the Women's World Cup semifinals at 12 p....

Report: USA Soccer Targeting German Coach

Soccer FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The future of U.S. national team coach Bob Bradley remains unclear, but that apparently has not stopped U.S. Soccer officials from pursuing a potentia...

Senators Urge USA World Cup Bid

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON — A group of senators is getting behind an effort to bring the World Cup to the U.S. in 2018 or 2022. The senators, led by New York ...

USA-Slovenia Call Continues To Draw Questions

AP | SIMON HAYDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — Modern soccer has turned the penalty area into a wrestling ring, and that's what cost the United States victory in its World Cup ...

Officials Deny Reports Of USA Soccer Coach's Resignation

FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Bob Bradley's run as head coach of the U.S. Soccer team has not come to a close just yet, despite a wealth of rumors saying he had resigned from his n...

USA World Cup Team Delayed By Elephant

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

RUSTENBURG, South Africa — Forget getting past England. The U.S. soccer team had to get past the elephants first. The U.S. team was delayed twi...

Landon Donovan: Love Child Story NOT True

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Rumors of a Landon Donovan love child swirled during the World Cup, but the USA soccer star now says the speculation is false. "I will not be a dad a...

Report: British Woman To Claim She Carries Landon Donovan Love Child

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Landon Donovan has played his final World Cup game of 2010 after scoring three goals during the U.S. men's national team's run in South Africa, but hi...

USA World Cup Loss: International Reaction On Twitter

Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

So what does the world think of the USA's World Cup exit? This is the world's sport after all. A look at international Twitter sentiment following th...

FINISHED: USA Eliminated From World Cup In Extra Time

AP/Huffington Post | RONALD BLUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

RUSTENBURG, South Africa — Life on the edge came to an exhausting and crushing end for the United States against a familiar foe. Ghana sent the...