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6 Of The Most Devastating Team USA Losses In History

You win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let’s be honest, Sunday’s match against Portugal felt like a defeat …

06/23/2014

(L) Jermaine Jones of the United States (credit: Christopher Lee/Getty Images), (R) Darnell Dockett #90 of the Arizona Cardinals (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

7 Darnell Dockett World Cup Tweets That Ask The Important Questions

While Arizona Cardinals defensive end Darnell Dockett is no soccer aficionado, he really takes a deep look into the 2014 World Cup by asking the important USMNT related questions.

06/23/2014

US forward Clint Dempsey (R) scores against Portugal's goalkeeper Beto during a Group G football match between USA and Portugal at the Amazonia Arena in Manaus during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 22, 2014. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Portugal Rescues 2-2 Draw With US In Final Seconds At World Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo set up Varela for a late equalizer on a hot and humid night in the jungle Sunday to give the Portugal a 2-2 draw with the United States and hope for a spot in the second round of the World Cup.

06/22/2014

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US Says Friendly Match With Ukraine Is On For Wednesday

It looks as if the U.S. men’s national team will get to play Ukraine after all.

03/03/2014

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USA-Ukraine Game Postponed After Bomb Set In Car Of Cyprus’ Lead Ref

Soccer’s governing body in Cyprus has postponed all first division matches this weekend after a bombing damaged the car of a top referee in the country.

02/28/2014

Protesters build a barricade on February 21, 2014 at the Independent square in Kiev. Armed protesters stormed police barricades in Kiev on Thursday in renewed violence that killed at least 26 people and shattered an hours-old truce as EU envoys held crisis talks with Ukraine's embattled president. Bodies of anti-government demonstrators lay amid smouldering debris after masked protesters hurling Molotov cocktails and stones forced police from Kiev's iconic Independence Square -- the epicentre of the ex-Soviet country's three-month-old crisis. AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC (credit: BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)

US-Ukraine Soccer Exhibition Moved To Cyprus Amid Recent Violence

The United States’ exhibition game against Ukraine next week has been moved from Kharkiv to Cyprus following weeks of violence in the Eastern European nation.

02/25/2014

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2014 Sochi Games Pregame Playlist

As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in Sochi, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before.

02/05/2014

US President and former Illinois senator Barack Obama presents Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympics, on October 2, 2009 in Copenhagen. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will vote on the destiny of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games after a final round battle. (credit: OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama’s Selection Of Openly Gay Athletes To Winter Olympics Delegation Sends Clear Signal To Russia

President Barack Obama named openly gay athletes to the delegation that will represent the U.S. next year at opening and closing ceremonies for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, sending a clear signal to Russia about its treatment of gays and lesbians.

12/17/2013

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America’s Most Hipster Cities

Pretty much any US city, short of maybe Birmingham, AL, has some elements/neighborhoods of hipster culture at this point (you really just need a fixed-gear bike shop, right?), but these 10 cities are vying for the title of hipster-est. Behind Williamsburg, of course.

11/15/2013

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America’s Seven Best Beercations

You love beer. You love vacations. So it’s only natural you’ll like this rundown of America’s seven hottest travel destinations with a hopping beer scene.

11/01/2013

Teammates hoist US midfielder Brad Davis into the air after he scored a goal during the US Men's National Team 2-0 win over Jamaica in a FIFA World Cup Qualifier at Sporting Park October 11, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. AFP PHOTO/DAVE KAUP        (Photo credit should read DAVE KAUP/AFP/Getty Images)

Altidore, Zusi Help US Clinch World Cup Qualifying Group After 2-0 Win Over Jamaica

Graham Zusi and Jozy Altidore scored second-half goals to give the United States a 2-0 victory over Jamaica on Friday night and clinch first place for the Americans in their World Cup qualifying group for the third straight cycle.

10/11/2013

Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill celebrates after they crossed the finish line to beat Emirates Team New Zealand in race 18 of the America's Cup Finals on September 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oracle Team USA Wins 7th Straight Race, Forces Historic Finale For America’s Cup

The longest America’s Cup in history will come down to two 72-foot, space-age catamarans making a final sprint around San Francisco Bay, on a five-leg course framed by the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island.

09/24/2013

Emirates Team New Zealand and Oracle Team USA race in front of Coit Tower and the Bay Bridge during race 10 of the America's Cup finals on September 15, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Kiwis Regain Momentum In America’s Cup After 4 Lead Changes In Race 10 Win

Dean Barker and Emirates Team New Zealand regained the momentum in the America’s Cup when they pulled ahead of defending champion Oracle Team USA on the fourth leg to win Race 10 by 17 seconds Sunday on San Francisco Bay.

09/15/2013

Fabian Johnson #23 of the United States Men's National Team heads the ball away from Andres Guardado #18 of the Mexico Men's National Team in the first half at Columbus Crew Stadium on September 10, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. (credit: Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

USA Clinches World Cup Berth After Johnson, Donovan Lead Way To 2-0 Win Over Mexico

The United States closed in on its seventh straight World Cup appearance, beating regional rival Mexico 2-0 Tuesday night on second-half goals by Eddie Johnson and Landon Donovan before a raucous red-white-and-blue-clad crowd that stood and chanted from start to finish.

09/10/2013

Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker sails near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge after they beat Team Luna Rossa Challenge in race eight to win the Louis Vuitton Cup finals on August 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Emirates Team New Zealand won the Louis Vuitton Cup 7-1 and will now race against Oracle Team USA in the America's Cup Finals that start on September 7. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Kiwis Driven To Reclaim America’s Cup

Ten years after Team New Zealand lost the America’s Cup to a countryman and a European billionaire, the Kiwis are in San Francisco for a singular mission.

09/04/2013

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