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  • 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...
  • U.S. isn't the favorite against Belgium but maybe that's a good thing

    This World Cup hasn't been kind to favorites. Spain, the world's top-ranked team, went out in the group stage. Brazil and Costa Rica needed penalty-kick shootouts to win their second-round games, and the Netherlands needed just one penalty kick, in...
  • U.S. vs. Belgium: Who has the edge?

    Attacking: Each team managed just four goals in group play with all of Belgium’s scores coming in the final 20 minutes of its games. Belgium, though underperforming, still has been more active and more balanced in its attack, averaging four more...
  • United States can announce itself to world with World Cup win over Belgium

    United States can announce itself to world with World Cup win over Belgium
    Yesterday in one sentence: Neither had it as easy as they might have hoped, but Germany and France set up a showdown in the quarterfinal with wins over Algeria and Nigeria. What's on tap: Argentina vs. Switzerland, noon, ESPN; Belgium vs. United States,...
  • Enthusiastic group of U.S. fans on hand for game against Belgium

    Enthusiastic group of U.S. fans on hand for game against Belgium
    More than 200,000 World Cup tickets were sold in the United States. Only Brazil, the host nation, bought more. And a good portion of those fans followed the U.S. team around the country for its three group-play games. Now comes the knockout round....
  • Lehigh Valley soccer personalities like U.S. team's World Cup run

    They've been more than baby steps. They've been significant leaps. The U.S. World Cup soccer team's making it to the final 16 for the second consecutive tournament has been huge, according to Lehigh University men's soccer coach Dean Koski, who is not...
  • Waffle House calls for Belgian waffle boycott in support of U.S. soccer

    Waffle House calls for Belgian waffle boycott in support of U.S. soccer
    The breakfast of champions is anything but a Belgian waffle today as the U.S. soccer team prepares to take on Belgium this afternoon at the World Cup. Waffle House is on board with a boycott of the fluffy breakfast food, too. “We don't believe...
  • Belgium defeats U.S., 2-1

    The 2014 World Cup match between the United States and Belgium is in extra time at Salvador, Brazil.
  • Belgium beats United States 2-1 in thriller

    Belgium beats United States 2-1 in thriller
    Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne finally broke a scoreless tie and Romelu Lukaku added another goal as Belgium beat the United States 2-1 at the World Cup. Julian Green scored early in the second extra frame for the U.S. to halve the Belgium lead but it wasn't...
  • World Cup: U.S. fans react on social media during loss to Belgium

    World Cup: U.S. fans react on social media during loss to Belgium
    “I believe that we will win.” The phrase is defiant, proud, optimistic. And to many Twitter users, it was one thing above all else: American. The believers didn’t get their win, as the U.S. lost, 2-1, to Belgium in the World Cup. But...
  • Belgium Scores 2 In Extra Time, Beats U.S. In Thriller, 2-1

    Belgium Scores 2 In Extra Time, Beats U.S. In Thriller, 2-1
    SALVADOR, Brazil – Cinderella’s glass slipper cracked. Seabiscuit pulled up lame on the backstretch. Kirk Gibson’s long drive died on the warning track. After a remarkable underdog run through four games and one overtime period,...