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2014 World Cup Preview: USA vs Belgium

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2014 World Cup Preview: USA vs Belgium

In case you don’t have access to a television, don’t believe in the internet, or lack the ability to hear the chants of “USA, USA, USA,” exploding throughout the nation, the United States clawed their way out of Group G and advanced to the knockout stages of the 2014 World Cup. Labeled the Group of […]

2014 World Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo Injury Would Be Detrimetal to USMNT Chances Against Portugal

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2014 World Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo Injury Would Be Detrimetal to USMNT Chances Against Portugal

With unconfirmed rumors of current holder of the Ballon d’Or – the award for the best soccer player in the world for those of you just catching World Cup fever – Cristiano Ronaldo injury coulad cause him to miss out on the rest of the 2014 World Cup, U.S. Men’s National Team fans are rejoicing. […]

Adversity, Belief, and Triumph: US Men’s National Team Finally Overcomes Ghana

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Adversity, Belief, and Triumph: US Men’s National Team Finally Overcomes Ghana

Sometimes, everything simply flies out the window. A team can plan all they want in sports. But if Murphy’s Law has taught us anything, it is that you just cannot predict what may happen. Then it becomes all about the response. The US Men’s National Team‘s first 2014 World Cup game–a heart-stopping 2-1 survival against […]

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 […]

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 […]

USMNT: Portugal, Not Ghana the Team to Beat in Group G in 2014 World Cup

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USMNT: Portugal, Not Ghana the Team to Beat in Group G in 2014 World Cup

With the 2014 World Cup quickly approaching, the U.S. Men’s National Team must rapidly transition from the evaluating phase of the roster process to examining how players will fare against the opposition that the Americans will face in Group G, already labeled the Group of Death. Germany, Portugal, the United States and Ghana are all […]

USMNT: Offense, Not Defense Could Be a Problem in 2014 World Cup

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USMNT: Offense, Not Defense Could Be a Problem in 2014 World Cup

As the 2014 World Cup in Brazil edges closer, Jurgen Klinsmann and the U.S. Men’s National Team will be looking at their opponents in the so called “Group of Death,” and trying to figure out where they have favorable match-ups on the field. However, a theme that tends to be overlooked with the elite offense […]