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  • No World Cup for U.S., but not for lack of effort

    I've never played soccer, I'm not a dedicated fan and I'm strictly a layman in my understanding of the game. However, Tim Howard's performance against Belgium ranks as one of the greatest solo feats I've ever witnessed in team sports, alongside Kellen...
  • World Cup: Univision Puts Live-Streaming Behind Pay-TV Wall for Final Rounds

    Univision Communications let anyone in the U.S. watch its broadcasts of the opening rounds of the 2014 FIFA World Cup live online and via mobile devices -- and scored record digital usage. The media company said Tuesday's USA-Belgium match delivered a...
  • Quinnipiac Coach Dave Clarke: U.S. Needs More Technical Proficiency

    If the USA vs. Belgium game was a Hollywood movie, the director would have used dramatic license to accentuate the ending. In that scenario, forward Chris Wondolowski's last-minute shot would have been filmed in slow motion, from multiple angles, with...
  • 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...