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  • How elusive Cristiano Ronaldo crossed up U.S. in final minute

    How elusive Cristiano Ronaldo crossed up U.S. in final minute
    The U.S. game plan Sunday was to control Cristiano Ronaldo. And for 94 minutes it worked like a charm. Then came the final 30 seconds of stoppage time, when Michael Bradley of the U.S. lost the ball at midfield, allowing Ronaldo to rush up the right...
  • U.S. drops to 15th in world soccer rankings

    U.S. drops to 15th in world soccer rankings
    Despite advancing to the Round of 16 in this summer’s World Cup, the U.S. national team dropped two spots, to 15th, in the latest FIFA World Rankings released Thursday. That’s the lowest the U.S. has been since August, when it was 19th....
  • United States settles for 2-2 tie with Portugal

    United States settles for 2-2 tie with Portugal
    MANAUS, Brazil — As World Cup journeys go, the U.S. has gone from being in the driver's seat to having to ask for help in getting where they'd like to be. That's how big Portugal's goal in the closing seconds of stoppage time looms for the U.S.,...
  • 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...
  • How the U.S. can advance to World Cup round of 16

    How the U.S. can advance to World Cup round of 16
    Germany, in the immortal words of Kramer from "Seinfeld," could have done the U.S. a solid by beating Ghana on Saturday. The tie with Germany keeps Ghana in the hunt. The U.S. would have punched its ticket by disposing of Portugal on Sunday. A victory...
  • Fans crowd downtown L.A. viewing party for U.S.-Portugal match

    Fans crowd downtown L.A. viewing party for U.S.-Portugal match
    The soccer fans came carrying United States flags, some wore U.S. and L.A. Galaxy soccer jerseys. They packed hope and team spirit into a small warehouse venue in downtown Los Angeles as they watched their team take on Portugal in a pivotal World Cup...
  • U.S. left in World Cup limbo as late goal gives Portugal stunning tie

    As World Cup journeys go, the U.S. has gone from being in the driver's seat to having to ask for help in getting where they'd like to be. That's how big Portugal's goal in the closing seconds of stoppage time looms for the U.S., which had to settle...
  • USA-Portugal Match Nets ESPN's Highest-Ever World Cup Rating

    The numbers continue to go up for the World Cup, as Sunday's USA-Portugal match earned the highest-ever overnight ratings for a World Cup match on ESPN. According to Nielsen estimates, the late-afternoon contest averaged a 9.1 household rating, meaning...
  • 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...
  • Soccer fans pack L.A. venue to cheer on U.S. against Portugal

    Soccer fans pack L.A. venue to cheer on U.S. against Portugal
    Waving U.S. flags and wearing team jerseys, hundreds of soccer fans packed into a downtown Los Angeles warehouse Sunday to watch the U.S. national team face off against Portugal in a pivotal World Cup match in Manaus, Brazil. "The victory would be...
  • Michael Bradley may be goat now but he's also heart and soul for U.S.

    In the first half of an April friendly against Mexico, Michael Bradley was everywhere, scoring the first U.S. goal, setting up the second and ravaging a stellar Mexican defense by dominating possession, dictating pace and spraying passes all over the...
  • U.S. tie vs. Portugal sets ratings records

    U.S. tie vs. Portugal sets ratings records
    More than 18.2 million U.S. viewers watched the United States tie Portugal during a World Cup soccer match on Sunday night, making it the most-viewed soccer match by a U.S. audience. ESPN, which is owned by Walt Disney Co, has been setting U.S....