| Jun 26, 2014
| 3:02 PM
This was supposed to be the World Cup in which a swashbuckling U.S. men’s national team shed everything American about it and announced itself as elite at the World Cup. It very well still could be.
But the 1-0 loss Thursday to Germany that sent...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:56 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: Argentina and Nigeria played Arena Football defense and Ecuador and France threw the kitchen sink at each other while Switzerland improbably got its act together to advance to the last 16.
What’s on tap: United States...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 5:52 AM
There's something special about weekend when you can get things done around the house and still enjoy yourself. This was one of those for me, but I'm still pretty beat. If you are as well, take a break from work with the Coffee Companion, where we recap...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Crofton native Kyle Beckerman and former Terps stars Omar Gonzalez, Clarence Goodson, Graham Zusi, and Maurice Edu were all named Monday to the United States’ 30-man provisional roster ahead of next month’s World Cup in Brazil.
| May 22, 2014
| 3:41 PM
The United States Men’s National Team will go to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil without perhaps its most iconic player, Landon Donovan.
But coach Jurgen Klinsmann included Crofton native Kyle Beckerman and former Maryland players Omar Gonzalez and...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:33 AM
The United States Men’s National Team officially kicked off its road to Brazil with a comfortable 2-0 win over Azerbaijan Tuesday night in San Francisco, the first of three friendlies on American soil before the World Cup begins next month....
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:11 AM
The U.S. emerged from the Group of Death in Brazil, but failed to get out of the Group of 16 for a second consecutive World Cup.
Jurgen Klinsmann now will be tasked with moving the U.S. men's national team program forward -- in part through the...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Go ahead, America. It is July Fourth week, so feel free to continue gushing over magnificent goalkeeper Tim Howard, who was rightfully elevated to U.S. sports hero after his performance against Belgium in Tuesday's World Cup knockout game.
| Jul 7, 2014
| 6:20 PM
DeAndre Yedlin is back in Seattle. But nobody can promise how long.
The 20-year-old impressed many, even in a backup role, on the U.S. men's national team at the World Cup. The peak of that attention came in the Round of 16 match against Belgium, when...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Well, we knew we weren't ready to win a World Cup yet. But we were all hoping we could squeeze out one more "W" and earn a place in the quarterfinals. How great would it have been to play a quarterfinal match on July 5 as America celebrates the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:10 PM
It was heartbreak for the U.S., but the Americans proved plenty in Brazil.
U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann said his team was not done. They were in the knockout stages with a mission to win the game. They would not play simply to survive.
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:32 PM
“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...