[BRAZIL 2014] Before the World Cup began the USA had faced only one European World Cup team twice during the Jurgen Klinsmann. Now it ... Read the whole story
"It was a bizarre day. We woke up and felt like there was a hurricane last night. We're driving in and our bus takes 50 minutes instead of 25. We're seeing half the town in water and we get to the
stadium and we find out that we're not allowed to warm up on the field. It's something I've never done before. The biggest game of your life, and you can't get on the field and get touches before the
match. All you can do is run up and down the sideline."
-- U.S. defender Matt Besler on the heavy rains in Recife that caused widespread flooding, preventing many of the family members of U.S. players from getting to the USA-Germany match. (San Diego Union Tribune)
[USA-GERMANY: Reaction] Four years ago, the USA reached the knockout stage with a 1-0 win over Algeria. This time, it advanced through the back ... Read the whole story
"I was just thinking, 'I get to watch the game.'"
-- Dalton Hayes, a student at Simpson College in Iowa, who quit his job as an swimming instructor at a local pool when his supervisor balked at his request to take a few hours off to watch USA-Germany. Hayes has had to move back in with his parents for the rest of the summer. (AP)
[SOCIAL MEDIA ROUNDUP] Mia Hamm sent her best wishes, President Barack Obama watched in-flight, Thomas Mueller scored the winner for Germany, but the USA ... Read the whole story
[BRAZIL 2014] Here are 503 places Soccer America readers recommend where you should watch the World Cup and enjoy all the excitement. They include ... Read the whole story
[BRAZIL 2014] The cost to American businesses of lost wages from workers who skipped work to watch the USA-Germany game on Thursday was put ... Read the whole story
[BRAZIL 2014] The 2014 World Cup finished with 171 goals, tied for the most in tournament history along with the 1998 World Cup, the ... Read the whole story
[VIDEO PICK: Skills] France coach Didier Deschamps, the only other coach at this World Cup besides Jurgen Klinsmann who won a World Cup title ... Read the whole story
[MLS: Week 16] Three days after beating Sporting Kansas City, 3-1, at Sporting Park in the U.S. Open Cup, the Portland Timbers host the ... Read the whole story