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STS/TAP Fantasy World Cup Challenge: The Silence of the Lahms Draft Recap

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STS/TAP Fantasy World Cup Challenge: The Silence of the Lahms Draft Recap

It was one month ago when this idea was brought up by our colleague Baxter Colburn. His original suggestion was that “we do a World Cup ‘Draft’ where we select a starting XI based off the squads released for the WC.’ This idea eventually morphed into “why don’t we make this like fantasy football where […]

2014 World Cup: Germany Releases 23-man Roster

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2014 World Cup: Germany Releases 23-man Roster

The final 23-man roster for the German Men’s National Team was released on June 2nd.  No real big surprises on who made the final roster for Head Coach Joachim “Jogi” Low. There had to be change to the final roster after Germany received bad news this past Saturday concerning Marco Reus. The Borussia Dortmund winger […]

2014 World Cup: Marco Reus Ruled Out for Germany

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2014 World Cup: Marco Reus Ruled Out for Germany

The German Men‘s National Team received some bad news on Saturday as they learned Marco Reus will miss the 2014 World Cup. Sampdoria defender Shkodran Mustafi was called up to replace him. The Borussia Dortmund winger tore ankle ligaments in Germany’s final warm-up match against Armenia on Friday night. According to the German Football Association the 25 year old faces a layoff of seven to eight weeks. “It’s extremely regrettable both for him […]

USMNT vs Nigeria Friendly Key to Both Teams’ 2014 World Cup Success

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USMNT vs Nigeria Friendly Key to Both Teams’ 2014 World Cup Success

Most people believe that the U.S. Men’s National Team’s main chance of getting out of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil’s “Group of Death” will be a win against their first opponents, Ghana. It’s hard not to agree, with opponents as strong as Portugal and Germany waiting in the wings, but the USMNT has not […]

5 Important Storylines To Watch During USMNT-Nigeria Friendly

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5 Important Storylines To Watch During USMNT-Nigeria Friendly

  The U.S. Men’s National Team achieved victory in their first two warm-up friendlies before they head off to Brazil for the 2014 World Cup, but their final opponents are World Cup bound as well. The USMNT will face Nigeria at 6PM ET on Saturday, June 7, in Jacksonville, Florida. Here are five important story […]

Takeaways from USMNT-Azerbaijan Friendly

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Takeaways from USMNT-Azerbaijan Friendly

The US Men’s National Team (USMNT) took on Azerbaijan Tuesday night at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. There was a slight change to the starting lineup right before the teams took to the field. Clint Dempsey was subbed out of the lineup while dealing with a groin issue. Head Coach Jurgen Klinsmann stated it was more of a precautionary measure. Chris […]

The Writing was on the Wall for Landon Donovan

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The Writing was on the Wall for Landon Donovan

Now that 24 hours has passed since Landon Donovan was not included in the final 23-man roster for Jurgen Klinsmann and the US Men’s National Team, lets step back and take a look at why he wasn’t selected. We all know that Donovan is the most decorated player to ever where a USMNT jersey. He […]

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