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  • Gil LeBreton: US is soccer's version of Rocky, and that's not so bad

    The fun is over, I suppose. No more Tim Howard saves to gasp about. No more free parking at Jerry Jones' stadium. The U.S. World Cup team's two-week grip on our national consciousness is over, its flame snuffed by a talented Belgium side 2-1....
  • CTA adds service for Fourth of July weekend

    CTA adds service for Fourth of July weekend
    The CTA is adding extra service to events around the city this weekend in anticipation of more riders, some of whom will be navigating the system for the first time since the CTA completed its transition to Ventra on Tuesday. The CTA is adding service...
  • Bills' Alonso likely out for season with torn ACL

    Bills' Alonso likely out for season with torn ACL
    The Buffalo Bills, who open their 2014 regular season Sept. 7 against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. said Wednesday that talented young linebacker Kiko Alonso likely will miss the entire season due to a knee injury. Alonso, who underwent hip...
  • Southern Californians shared U.S. team's elation, defeat at World Cup

    Southern Californians shared U.S. team's elation, defeat at World Cup
    You could see it in the seaside park in Redondo Beach, normally a haven for moms and scuba divers, but now packed with more than 1,000 seething, war-painted fans. Or outside the gates of Disneyland, where the throng rose and put on extra-big voices to...
  • More than 25,000 crashed 'the world's party' at Soldier Field

    More than 25,000 crashed 'the world's party' at Soldier Field
    Disappointed fans streamed out of Soldier Field on Tuesday afternoon when the United States lost to Belgium in extra time, ending the U.S. team's run in the World Cup, but the viewing party that organizers say drew 28,000 people led many to reflect on the...
  • Despite defeat, brighter days are ahead for US men's soccer team

    SALVADOR, Brazil They fought until the final whistle, displaying the grit and courage that has defined this U.S. World Cup team and attracted unprecedented numbers of followers for the past three weeks. Goalkeeper Tim Howard gave a heroic effort, saving...
  • World Cup: U.S. fans react on social media during loss to Belgium

    World Cup: U.S. fans react on social media during loss to Belgium
    “I believe that we will win.” The phrase is defiant, proud, optimistic. And to many Twitter users, it was one thing above all else: American. The believers didn’t get their win, as the U.S. lost, 2-1, to Belgium in the World Cup. But...
  • Ahead of key U.S. game, American fans catch soccer fever

    July 1 (Reuters) - American soccer fans decked out in red, white and blue were expected to flock to stadiums and giant TV screens on Tuesday to cheer their national team in a World Cup clash with Belgium that could be the most-watched soccer game in U.S....
  • Waffle House calls for Belgian waffle boycott in support of U.S. soccer

    Waffle House calls for Belgian waffle boycott in support of U.S. soccer
    The breakfast of champions is anything but a Belgian waffle today as the U.S. soccer team prepares to take on Belgium this afternoon at the World Cup. Waffle House is on board with a boycott of the fluffy breakfast food, too. “We don't believe...
  • Thousands expected at Soldier Field for World Cup viewing party

    Thousands expected at Soldier Field for World Cup viewing party
    Officials are expecting between 10,000 and 20,000 fans for a free viewing party today at Soldier Field of the World Cup elimination match between U.S. and Belgium. “It’s late in the day, at 3:00 p.m., and people are already taking the day...
  • U.S.-Belgium makes it tough on Chicago's Belgians

    U.S.-Belgium makes it tough on Chicago's Belgians
    As honorary consul of the Kingdom of Belgium in Chicago, Paul Van Halteren gets invited to plenty of places around town. Usually, Van Halteren loves representing his native country with pride and without feeling uncomfortable or inhibited —...
  • 6 things to know for U.S.-Belgium

    6 things to know for U.S.-Belgium
    Admit it. Deep down, you didn't really think the U.S. soccer team would escape the 2014 World Cup's Group of Death. But boy, are you excited for Tuesday's round of 16 game against Belgium. We have a confession to make: So are we. Here's what you need to...