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  • Longwood native Graham Zusi provides game-winning assist in USA's 2-1 win over Ghana

    Longwood native Graham Zusi provides game-winning assist in USA's 2-1 win over Ghana
    It was the most stunning of results, and Longwood native Graham Zusi played a part as hero. Just nine minutes after entering the match as a substitute, Zusi served up a corner kick that John Brooks finished on a textbook header to lift the U.S. to a 2-1...
  • 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...
  • Sports Buzz: Will the U.S. survive the 'Group of Death'?

    Sports Buzz: Will the U.S. survive the 'Group of Death'?
    The World Cup begins today in Brazil and on Monday, the United States Men's National Team will begin its own quest to survive the dreaded "Group of Death". With top teams Germany and Portugal looming, the United States' opening game against...
  • Ghana giraffe tweet a pain in the neck for Delta

    Ghana giraffe tweet a pain in the neck for Delta
    Sometimes sticking your neck out on social media makes for a long day.  After the U.S. defeated Ghana on Monday in World Cup play, the airline tweeted its congratulations. The tweet contained two photos: One to represent the U.S.: The Statue of...
  • Don't let the snobs scare you away from World Cup

     Don't let the snobs scare you away from World Cup
    It begins with a boy and a ball. And this year it ends in Brazil. With the World Cup opening Thursday, more and more Americans are coming to the beautiful game, and perhaps you're about to become one of them. You've seen bits of it. You've heard the...
  • Soccer hero a Chicagoan by blood, by tattoo

     Soccer hero a Chicagoan by blood, by tattoo
    Chicago must truly be the most American of cities, and it's not because politicians keep saying it. John Brooks, the newest American soccer star in the World Cup, has testified to this fact. Brooks didn't testify by scoring that incredible goal to win...
  • As World Cup kicks off in Brazil, many local fans are 'emotionally invested'

    As World Cup kicks off in Brazil, many local fans are 'emotionally invested'
    Derek Woodward can remember how local sports fans reacted to the 1994 World Cup, the first and only time the quadrennial soccer event was held in the United States. Despite games being played as nearby as Washington's RFK Stadium, few casual fans knew...
  • Brazil's hard roads and World Cup's rough edges don't worry U.S. team

    Brazil's hard roads and World Cup's rough edges don't worry U.S. team
    Mexico's players had to pile into taxis to get to training Monday when the team bus wouldn't start. Officials with the English team, whose hotel is within sight of Brazil's largest slum, worry the gridlocked streets will trap the players in traffic...
  • A look at 'Hand of God' and other controversial World Cup calls

    A controversial call may have spoiled Thursday’s World Cup opener between Brazil and Croatia for many fans across the globe. Referee Yuichi Nishimura called a penalty kick against Croatia in the 69th minute when Brazilian forward Fred fell...
  • Chicago bars anticipating huge turnout for Sunday's U.S. World Cup match

    Chicago bars anticipating huge turnout for Sunday's U.S. World Cup match
    The Fifty/50 expected a big crowd Monday for the U.S. men’s national team’s World Cup game against Ghana. It just didn’t expect that big crowd to show up so early. There were no tables available on the main floor or patio at the...
  • Former U.S. coach Bruce Arena offers his World Cup predictions

    Former U.S. coach Bruce Arena offers his World Cup predictions
    The greatest sporting event on the planet, the 2014 FIFA World Cup, begins Thursday in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with the host country and favorite, Brazil, taking on a competitive Croatian team. I believe this World Cup will leave many of the traditional powers...