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  • Fans skip work, yell at TV, and U.S. wins by losing

    Fans skip work, yell at TV, and U.S. wins by losing
    The possibilities were as dizzying as a Tim Howard punt into the muggy Brazilian sky. If the United States could beat or tie Germany in Thursday's crucial game, it would advance to the knockout round of the World Cup for the fourth time in 64 years....
  • Skipping work turns out to be worthwhile for local soccer fans

    Skipping work turns out to be worthwhile for local soccer fans
    Adam Gershowitz, 25, stood inside a bar at Power Plant Live! a half hour before the United States was set to take on Germany on Thursday. He was decked out in American gear, highlighted by a pair of red, white and blue suspenders he got as a birthday...
  • Early start, effective finish excites Howard County World Cup fans

    Early start, effective finish excites Howard County World Cup fans
    With its World Cup future uncertain after Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Portugal, the final game of group play for the United States men’s soccer team turned out to be much more important than many would have liked. The chance to advance was...
  • France, Germany look to advance at expense of African foes

    France, Germany look to advance at expense of African foes
    Yesterday in one sentence: Mexico had its CONCACAF thunder stolen from it after 89 strong minutes, but Costa Rica held the confederation's banner proudly and is into the final eight. What’s on tap: France vs. Nigeria, noon, ESPN; Germany vs....
  • Harford and 'The World War,' then and now

    Harford and 'The World War,' then and now
    Every day, hundreds of people walk or drive by an impressive, if somewhat understated, bronze tablet mounted on a large rock, "sacred to the men of Harford County who made the supreme sacrifice during The World War," that sits in front of the Gen....
  • Coffee Companion (7/1): A B1G celebration and an even bigger U.S. soccer game

    Coffee Companion (7/1): A B1G celebration and an even bigger U.S. soccer game
    As a B1G guy (an intern from Iowa), I'd like to personally welcome Maryland to our great conference. While it's official today, it probably won’t feel official until Oct. 4., when you guys play Ohio State. In other news, a lot more sports things...
  • 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,...
  • A principled principal [Commentary]

    A principled principal [Commentary]
    If I consider the span of my 59 years, there is an obvious theme: I don't deal well with authority. When my high school tennis coach wouldn't let me wear my tie dyed t-shirt to a match, I stormed off the bus. I was fired as a waiter after following a...
  • Germany-Ghana match has big implications for U.S. on Saturday

    Germany-Ghana match has big implications for U.S. on Saturday
    Yesterday in one sentence: Costa Rica did CONCACAF proud and Honduras tried, but France put on a performance against a fraudulent Swiss side that not many European sides have been capable of in Brazil. What’s on tap: Argentina vs. Iran, 12 p.m.,...
  • France-Germany, Brazil-Colombia to kick off World Cup quarterfinals in style

    France-Germany, Brazil-Colombia to kick off World Cup quarterfinals in style
    Yesterday in one sentence: The gaps in the World Cup schedule, as a very smart person pointed out to me, need to be filled with something, even if it’s MLS games. It was too weird without soccer this week, and now there are more days without it than...
  • U.S. has it all on the line against Portugal

    U.S. has it all on the line against Portugal
    Yesterday in one sentence: Germany and Ghana played to a thrilling 2-2 draw, leading me and many others to wonder whether this means the U.S., which played poorly and still beat Ghana 2-1, is better than I thought, or whether Portugal, who was smoked 4-...
  • Without Neymar, Brazil needs perfect performance against Germany

    Without Neymar, Brazil needs perfect performance against Germany
    Yesterday (the weekend) in one sentence: The quarterfinal round was, sadly, as predictable as the last 16, but there’s a chance teams might play more openly in this round. What's on tap: Brazil vs. Germany, 4 p.m., ESPN. What you’ll see:...