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  • UConn Coach Ray Reid: U.S. Needs Game-Changers

    Well, we knew we weren't ready to win a World Cup yet. But we were all hoping we could squeeze out one more "W" and earn a place in the quarterfinals. How great would it have been to play a quarterfinal match on July 5 as America celebrates the...
  • Tim Howard could be U.S. Defense secretary, real Defense secretary says

    Tim Howard could be U.S. Defense secretary, real Defense secretary says
    U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel called Tim Howard on Wednesday and said the goalkeeper could someday have his job. The U.S. soccer team's World Cup run ended Tuesday in a 2-1 overtime loss to Belgium, but Howard had one of the best performances by...
  • ESPN and Univision are scoring big World Cup ratings

    ESPN and Univision are scoring big World Cup ratings
    U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard made plenty of saves in Tuesday's World Cup match against Belgium, but ESPN's ratings needed no rescuing. The United States team's 2-1 loss in extra time to Belgium drew an average of 16.5 million viewers to ESPN, making it...
  • World Cup: U.S. loss, huge audience

    World Cup: U.S. loss, huge audience
    The United States' loss to Belgium in the World Cup was the biggest show on TV Tuesday but not the most-seen match for the USA in the sports extravaganza. The match drew 16.5 million viewers on ESPN and 5.1 million on Univision -- or a total of 21.6...
  • Gil LeBreton: US is soccer's version of Rocky, and that's not so bad

    The fun is over, I suppose. No more Tim Howard saves to gasp about. No more free parking at Jerry Jones' stadium. The U.S. World Cup team's two-week grip on our national consciousness is over, its flame snuffed by a talented Belgium side 2-1....
  • Klinsmann Begins Task Of Retooling U.S. Team

    SAO PAULO, Brazil – Early Wednesday morning, just a few hours after the U.S. was eliminated from the World Cup in an overtime loss to Belgium, Coach Jurgen Klinsmann rebooked his flight back to Southern California. Last month Klinsmann had...
  • Michelle Kaufman: US soccer team makes strides, but it's time to raise the bar

    Go ahead, America. It is July Fourth week, so feel free to continue gushing over magnificent goalkeeper Tim Howard, who was rightfully elevated to U.S. sports hero after his performance against Belgium in Tuesday's World Cup knockout game. His historic...
  • U.S. ends World Cup run in same place, but some see progress

    Four years ago, the U.S. made it to the second round of a World Cup before having its tournament end in a 2-1 loss in overtime. The same thing happened Tuesday in Brazil when Belgium eliminated the U.S., in overtime, by the same score. The go-ahead goal...
  • Despite defeat, brighter days are ahead for US men's soccer team

    SALVADOR, Brazil They fought until the final whistle, displaying the grit and courage that has defined this U.S. World Cup team and attracted unprecedented numbers of followers for the past three weeks. Goalkeeper Tim Howard gave a heroic effort, saving...
  • World Cup: U.S. still lags behind soccer world powers

    World Cup: U.S. still lags behind soccer world powers
    Turns out, Juergen Klinsmann was correct after all. The U.S. was not ready to win it all. Not even close. His blunt assessment during the World Cup lead-up, which goes against the grain of standard coach-speak that drips with irrational optimism, was...
  • More than 25,000 crashed 'the world's party' at Soldier Field

    More than 25,000 crashed 'the world's party' at Soldier Field
    Disappointed fans streamed out of Soldier Field on Tuesday afternoon when the United States lost to Belgium in extra time, ending the U.S. team's run in the World Cup, but the viewing party that organizers say drew 28,000 people led many to reflect on the...