| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:54 PM
For a guy who won one World Cup title as a player and took his team to the semifinals in his only previous World Cup try as a coach, Juergen Klinsmann didn't get much of a honeymoon period when he took over the U.S. national team 35 months ago.
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:07 AM
A peculiarity of these last four days at the World Cup is the burden on some teams to track two matches at once. Their own, of course, plus the concurrent one involving other members of their group.
Take Team USA. For all of the attention it will pay to...
| Jun 17, 2014
Vice President Joe Biden was among the 39,760 who watched the U.S. beat Ghana in a World Cup opener on Monday at Arena das Dunas. And he must have felt right at home since the stands were full of red, white and blue.
Local media had predicted that as...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 6:41 AM
Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Irán, Nigeria
Junio 15: Argentina 2 vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina 1 en Rio de Janeiro Finalizado
Junio 15: Irán 0 vs. Nigeria 0 en Curitiba Finalizado
Junio 21: Argentina vs. Irán en Belo Horizonte a las 12pm...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 7:00 PM
The country will get one last look Saturday at the U.S. men's national team ahead of the World Cup in Brazil.
The friendly against Nigeria, though, is far from a final dress rehearsal.
The U.S. will look to show improvement from its first two send-off...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 8:23 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil — The U.S. soccer team was scheduled to land in Sao Paulo late Monday morning, local time, fresh off a monthlong training camp that left it winded and weary and three consecutive victories that left it comfortable and confident....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:13 PM
When the U.S. team landed in Brazil two weeks ago, its path to the second round of the World Cup was a simple one: beat Ghana, play Portugal to a tie and hope the tiebreakers work in its favor.
That's exactly how things have played out. With nothing...
| Jun 16, 2014
Bethlehem will be in the national spotlight when sports cable channel ESPN visits SteelStacks today as part of the official FIFA World Cup SoccerFest and Viewing Party. ESPN chose SteelStacks as one of a handful of destinations around the country......
| Jun 26, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Let’s go back and revisit the moment when the U.S. knew it was advancing to the round of 16 for the second straight year — a historic first.
If we’re looking for a singular moment in the U.S.-Germany game, we’ll wander around...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:20 PM
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...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:24 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil — Mexico's soccer heroes tend to be strikers, the home run hitters of the sport. Players like Hugo Sanchez and Cuauhtemoc Blanco and more recently Chicharito Hernandez and Oribe Peralta are the guys who get the sponsorships and...