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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...

This Is 'The New American Dream'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.02.2014 | Sports

Forget the white picket fence and the two-car garage. There is a new dream grabbing hold of the American consciousness. It is not simply a pursuit of ...

HIGHLIGHTS: USMNT Tops Turkey In Pre-World Cup Friendly

Goal.com | Posted 06.01.2014 | Sports

By Ives Galarcep, Goal.com HARRISON, New Jersey - From the time the U.S. national team's send-off series was announced, the matchup against Turkey ...

With Donovan Cut, Pressure Squarely on Klinsmann

Bryan Maygers | Posted 07.22.2014 | Sports
Bryan Maygers

The major news of the announcement was the shock exclusion of Landon Donovan, the team's all-time leader in goals and assists. But the move was not the only surprise in the final round of roster cuts, which, considered together, paint a puzzling picture of the manager's decision-making.

American Soccer's Steady Journey From Periphery to Core, Where Germany Has Comfortably Resided for Decades

Andrei Markovits | Posted 07.21.2014 | Sports
Andrei Markovits

For very different reasons, the impending World Cup will be huge for both the German and American teams that will actually confront each other in the third game of the first round in a group rightly given the sobriquet "Group of Death."

U.S. Soccer Stock Report: Who Helped (Or Hurt) His World Cup Chances?

Posted 04.04.2014 | Sports

By Seth Vertelney, Goal.com The U.S. and Mexico played out a highly entertaining 2-2 draw on Wednesday evening, and the match undoubtedly gave U.S....

LOOK: Did Ref Rob U.S. Of Winning Goal Against Mexico?

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.03.2014 | Sports

In the closing minutes of their latest rivalry match with Mexico, the members of the U.S. soccer team could have been forgiven for believing they were...

U.S. Soccer Player Approves Of New 'Bomb Pop' Uniforms Because ... Kate Upton

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.03.2014 | Sports

The newest U.S. soccer uniform has been mocked for all sorts of reasons. It has been criticized for not looking American enough. Some think the away k...