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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • U.S. has a short time to prepare for World Cup game with Germany

    U.S. has a short time to prepare for World Cup game with Germany
    Time is not on the U.S. side as it tries to move on from its tie Sunday with Portugal and prepare for Thursday's crucial group-play final against Germany. The U.S. played its second World Cup game Sunday, a day after the Germans played theirs, leaving...
  • U.S. blows one chance to advance at World Cup, but has another ahead

    U.S. blows one chance to advance at World Cup, but has another ahead
    The United States' 2-2 draw with Portugal on Sunday was a disappointing result. In a game played under extreme heat and humidity, and a rough field, the U.S. did a remarkable job of fighting back and positioning itself for a victory and a place in the...
  • Providence Catholic standout on U.S. World Cup team

    Providence Catholic standout on U.S. World Cup team
    They would have wished for a different ending, but for the Guzan family, of Homer Glen, it had already been a World Cup to remember. Followers of the English Premier League know Brad Guzan, 29, as Aston Villa's goalkeeper, but fans of south suburban high...
  • My world of sports -- in a wheelchair

    My world of sports -- in a wheelchair
    "Stop moving unless you want your eyeballs to be patriotic, too." One of my best friends, Michaela, said these words to me a few weeks ago as she carefully painted an American flag across my entire face in preparation for the United States vs....