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  • World Cup round-up: U.S.-Nigeria ticket sales surpass record

    World Cup round-up: U.S.-Nigeria ticket sales surpass record
    JACKSONVILLE -- The World Cup is inching ever-closer, and we'll keep you up to date with all the news in the lead-up to the event.  Here's what's floating out there today about the World Cup... * Ticket sales for Saturday's U.S. World Cup send-off...
  • World Cup round-up - USA vs. Nigeria in Jacksonville

    World Cup round-up - USA vs. Nigeria in Jacksonville
    Greetings from a far less balmy Jacksonville. After temperatures hovered in the upper 80s (with humidity that made it feel like it was in the 90s), today's atmosphere at EverBank Field feels much better -- it should be 82 degrees with 74-percent...
  • Jozy Altidore ends goal drought during U.S. win over Nigeria

    JACKSONVILLE — The goal was a simple tap-in, but the finish itself could prove to be a crucial lift for the U.S. men's national team ahead of the World Cup. Jozy Altidore got an elusive goal in the 31st minute of the U.S. team's 2-1 win over...
  • Jozy Altidore's two goals lift U.S. men's team past Nigeria, 2-1

    Jozy Altidore's two goals lift U.S. men's team past Nigeria, 2-1
    The goal was a simple tap-in, but the finish itself could prove to be a crucial lift for the U.S. men's national team ahead of the World Cup. Jozy Altidore got an elusive goal in the 31st minute of the U.S. team's 2-1 win over Nigeria on Saturday, and...
  • United States to finally kick off World Cup

    United States to finally kick off World Cup
    Yesterday in one sentence: Sunday is basically irrelevant because all I can think about is the U.S. game, but since this is a regular feature, yesterday was proof the Europeans can beat non-European teams (even if they aren't good ones) and Lionel Messi...
  • World Cup round-up: Messi lifts Argentina; U.S. opens vs. Ghana

    World Cup round-up: Messi lifts Argentina; U.S. opens vs. Ghana
    Lionel Messi scored his first goal in a World Cup since 2006 to lead Argentina to a tournament-opening win over Bosnia and Herzegovina. The best player in the world has not had the best track record in World Cups, but leading La Albiceleste in its rival...
  • U.S. national team opens up World Cup bid against Ghana

    U.S. national team opens up World Cup bid against Ghana
    Almost three years have passed since Sunil Gulati went out and got his man. The mission when Jurgen Klinsmann was hired was clear: To overhaul the U.S. men's national team with an eye on becoming more competitive in the World Cup. Now, Klinsmann's...
  • Nigeria and Iran battle to scoreless draw

    CURRITIBA, Brazil -- Opening play in Group F, Nigeria and Iran played to a listless, 0-0 draw, the first of its kind in the 2014 World Cup at the Arena de Baixada. Despite a few early chances for the Super Eagles, there was nothing to split the teams on...
  • Note to Congress: Protect the Export-Import Bank and U.S. jobs

    Note to Congress: Protect the Export-Import Bank and U.S. jobs
    To paraphrase Winston Churchill, a taxpayer-funded American bank that helps multinational companies like Boeing and GE is the worst form of export policy — except for all the others. We're stretching the statesman's point about the imperfect...
  • World Cup round-up: Germany crushes Portugal; Brazil set for Mexico

    World Cup round-up: Germany crushes Portugal; Brazil set for Mexico
    Thomas Muller scored a hat trick to lead Germany to a 4-0 win over Portugal in the Group G opener.  Muller, the 24-year-old striker, now has eight goals in seven career World Cup games. The win puts Germany firmly in charge of the group, while it also...
  • World Cup: Iran and Nigeria play to first draw of the tournament

    World Cup: Iran and Nigeria play to first draw of the tournament
    Stop the presses. The World Cup has its first tie and the first goals-starved game, all wrapped up in 90, mostly humdrum minutes involving Nigeria and Iran that elicited the occasional jeer from a crowd made up primarily by Brazilians, who tend to...