World Cup
Clint Dempsey
RED, WHITE AND FEELING BLUE
The United States' World Cup journey came to a heartbreaking end on Tuesday as the Stars and Stripes suffered a
2-1 extra time defeat to Belgium at the Arena Fonte Nova. Jurgen Klinsmann's side accomplished... FULL STORY>>
Jozy Altidore (L)
Back In The Mix
United States striker Jozy Altidore will dress and be available for selection when the Americans face Belgium in the round of 16 on Tuesday.

Altidore injured his hamstring in the win over Ghana on June 16 in the team's first group stage match, but head coach Jurgen Klinsmann was optimistic that his... FULL STORY>>
Clint Dempsey
Mission Accomplished
Raise your hand if you had the intestinal fortitude to pick the United States to advance out of Group G based on something other than blind optimism or patriotism. Yeah, me either.

Often times, whether a nation advances to the round of 16 depends on the difficulty on their group draw, and Jurgen Klinsmann's men received what could have... FULL STORY>>
(L-R) Clint Dempsey, Philipp Lahm and Alejandro Bedoya
Down...But Not Out
They had to do it the hard way, but in the end it was job done for the United States on Thursday as the Americans advanced to the knockout round of the World Cup for the second consecutive tournament despite falling to Germany,
1-0, at the Arena Pernambuco.

After earning a huge 2-1 win over the... FULL STORY>>
(L-R) Tim Howard and Thomas Mueller
Expect The Unexpected
If the 2014 World Cup has taught us anything, it's that we should expect the unexpected.

After only a fortnight, the tournament has been phenomenally enthralling with no shortage of shocking results and performances. There was the quick dismissal of Spain, which suffered consecutive defeats to leave... FULL STORY>>
Tim Howard
BITTER PILL TO SWALLOW
Silvestre Varela scored in the dying moments for Portugal to salvage a 2-2 draw against the United States at the Arena Amazonia on Sunday, keeping all four teams in Group G alive.

The Americans took a 2-1 lead into stoppage time after Clint Dempsey scored in the 81st minute to put them in front, but Cristiano Ronaldo's cross picked out Varela... FULL STORY>>
Jozy Altidore
Altidore Out
American striker Jozy Altidore, as expected, will miss Sunday's World Cup match against Portugal because of a left hamstring strain.

U.S. Soccer made it official on Thursday, but added that forward Clint Dempsey and defender Matt Besler are fit and available for the Group G contest. Altidore... FULL STORY>>
Jozy Altidore
A World Of Hurt
One of the biggest stories in the approach of the World Cup was the growing number of international stars who would be unable to compete due to injury.

With each passing week, it seemed as though another world-class player had checked out from the tournament for whatever ailment, leaving his country to... FULL STORY>>
John Brooks
Unlikely Hero
The United States exorcised some major demons on Monday as John Anthony Brooks netted a late winner to hand the Americans a thrilling 2-1 victory over Ghana in Group G play at the Arena das Dunas.

Ghana had beaten the Americans in each of the past two World Cups, but Brooks played the role... FULL STORY>>