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  • U.S., Germany World Cup Preview: Americans should advance

    U.S., Germany World Cup Preview: Americans should advance
    The U.S. will take the field today against Germany with a berth in the World Cup Round of 16 on the line. Plenty more is at stake. When U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati met with reporters in Brazil on Wednesday he listed the reasons...
  • World Cup round-up: Ghana draws Germany; U.S. through with win

    World Cup round-up: Ghana draws Germany; U.S. through with win
    The U.S. is in control of its World Cup destiny. Ghana shocked many by holding World Cup favorites Germany to a 2-2 draw on Saturday, giving the U.S. a window to advance to the knockout stages with a win over Portugal on Sunday evening. André Ayew's...
  • World Cup roundup: Nigeria, Switzerland book spots in Round of 16

    World Cup roundup: Nigeria, Switzerland book spots in Round of 16
    Xherdan Shaqiri netted the second hat trick of the tournament to send Switzerland through to the Round of 16 in the World Cup. The Swiss were joined by Nigeria, who moved out of Group F despite a loss to Argentina and Lionel Messi, who scored two more...
  • U.S. through to Round of 16 despite 1-0 loss to Germany

    U.S. through to Round of 16 despite 1-0 loss to Germany
    The U.S. survived the Group of Death and is through to the Round of 16 in the World Cup. American fans were forced to sit on the edge of their seats for nearly a half hour  on Thursday, using two-screen viewing as the U.S. trailed Germany and Ghana...
  • U.S.-Portugal World Cup preview - Can the Americans advance?

    U.S.-Portugal World Cup preview - Can the Americans advance?
    The promise of the knockout stages looms as the U.S. prepares to take on Portugal on Sunday evening. The opponent has an injury list that could fill a starting team. The Americans must find the right way to replace injured forward Jozy Altidore. A...
  • U.S. must advance to keep soccer passion alive

    U.S. must advance to keep soccer passion alive
    Perhaps the collective defensive brain freeze that began when Michael Bradley inexplicably lost the ball in the closing seconds against Portugal is one of the greatest things that ever happened to soccer in the United States of America. The tie...
  • World Cup cleans up in weekly ratings

    World Cup cleans up in weekly ratings
    How much is Orlando enjoying the World Cup? Just look at the ratings. Twenty-one of the top 22 sports broadcasts last week were World Cup matches, and the United States team brought in more viewers than anything in prime time. The United States-...
  • World Cup: Ratings winner for U.S.

    World Cup: Ratings winner for U.S.
    UPDATED WITH NATIONAL NUMBERS: The United States-Portugal match was Sunday's most-watched show by a wide margin. ESPN's telecast attracted 18.2 million viewers, and Univision's pulled in an additional 6.5 million for a total of 24.7 million -- a...
  • World Cup: Strong ratings at midday

    World Cup: Strong ratings at midday
    UPDATED: The U.S.-Germany match at the World Cup was never going to challenge the U.S.-Portugal match in the ratings. The latter happened on Sunday while the former unfolded during the workday Thursday. Still, the numbers were impressive. On ESPN, the...
  • U.S. holds Cristiano Ronaldo in check -- until final 30 seconds

    U.S. holds Cristiano Ronaldo in check -- until final 30 seconds
    For 94 1/2 minutes, the U.S. transformed the peerless Cristiano Ronaldo into merely a cut above an everyday player. Not one of his shots was cause for alarm. Aside from the early pass that was poorly cleared by American defender Geoff Cameron and...
  • Sports Buzz: Will the U.S. beat Portugal in their upcoming World Cup match?

    Sports Buzz: Will the U.S. beat Portugal in their upcoming World Cup match?
    The United States finally broke their Ghana jinx in the World Cup but to make the second round of the tournament, the U.S. needs to get a result against Portugal and Germany.  On Sunday, that first chance comes against Portugal in Manaus. Portugal...