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  1. FIFA secretary general says US could bid on 2026 World Cup, calls support “staggering”

    Jul 2, 2014, 4:17 PM EST

    Huge crowds turned up at Soldier Field in Chicago as watch parties become a huge part of the summer.

    “What we see in the United States is staggering”, Valcke said. “The audience is unprecedented, more than the NBA.”

  2. Fourth substitute in extra time is a good idea, says Gerard Houllier

    Jul 2, 2014, 3:29 PM EST

    Gerard Houllier

    The policy behind the proposal is straightforward – to limit the risk of injury in the later stages of knockout games or finals.

  3. Not about what but how: the US, Italy, England, Spain & Portugal exits

    Jul 2, 2014, 2:40 PM EST

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    Even if you consider the Yanks behind the powers that exited World Cup early, the fact of the matter is that the United States is actually in the discussion.

  4. Tragedy in Michigan: Referee dies after being punched by player

    Jul 2, 2014, 2:00 PM EST


    Here’s one more reminder that real people are officiating and playing alongside you, regardless of league.

  5. US-eligible forward Shawn Parker, 21, switches Bundesliga clubs

    Jul 2, 2014, 1:40 PM EST

    It’s a four-year deal for the 5-foot-10 attacker.

  6. Stat attack: Klinsmann benched Beckerman against Belgium for a reason, and it backfired

    Jul 2, 2014, 1:15 PM EST

    Cameron operates best in a center back or holding midfield role. Who will give him the chance to do that?

    Geoff Cameron’s presence in the midfield locked down Marouane Fellaini, but with Kyle Beckerman’s passing absent from the lineup, the US faltered in midfield.

  7. Building off positives: Which 2014 USMNT players will remain in 2018?

    Jul 2, 2014, 1:00 PM EST

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    Green, Yedlin and Brooks seem certain, but who else will still be earning caps for the United States at World Cup 2018?

  8. WATCH: Landon Donovan discusses US loss, int’l future with Dan Patrick

    Jul 2, 2014, 12:11 PM EST

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    The USMNT all-time leading scorer joined “The Dan Patrick Show” for a quality and candid talk about the Yanks and his future.

  9. WATCH: Wynalda rips Klinsmann’s “almost un-American” act in weird rant

    Jul 2, 2014, 11:16 AM EST

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    Former USMNT striker Eric Wynalda joined “The Dan Patrick Show”, and continued his campaign against Jurgen Klinsmann.

  10. US Secretary of Defense Wikipedia page redo and other Tim Howard love

    Jul 2, 2014, 10:45 AM EST


    Tim Howard inspired creativity as well as national pride with his historic performance against Belgium.

  11. Analyzing Jurgen Klinsmann’s work at the World Cup: Job well done?

    Jul 2, 2014, 10:10 AM EST

    Belgium v USA: Round of 16 - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

    While clear that he wanted a better option at several positions, Klinsmann did enough to make the future of the USMNT feel bright.

  12. As loss to Belgium exemplified, time is now for US to develop game-changing players, style

    Jul 2, 2014, 9:47 AM EST

    Julian Green

    Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku showed how a superior player can change a match.

  13. Chelsea let Ashley Cole, Eto’o walk; Newcastle signs Ajax captain

    Jul 2, 2014, 8:52 AM EST

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    Neither move is a major surprise, with Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho vocally none-too-pleased with his striker depth last season and Cole’s age a factor.

  14. Barcelona, Liverpool to open Suarez transfer talks in London today

    Jul 2, 2014, 7:59 AM EST

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    Will Liverpool and Barcelona find middle ground between $103-137 million, and will Alexis Sanchez agree to go to Liverpool as part of the deal?

  15. PST’s Major League Soccer Player of the Week: Montréal’s Jack McInerney

    Jul 2, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

    Montreal Impact's Jack McInerney, second right, celebrates with teammates, from left, Justin Mapp, Patrice Bernier and Marco Di Vaio after scoring against the Houston Dynamo during the second half of an MLS soccer game in Montreal, Sunday, June 29, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

    After claiming the league’s honor, “Jack Mac” win PST’s award.

  16. Signs of progress small but clear for the United States

    Jul 2, 2014, 12:50 AM EST

    SALVADOR, BRAZIL - JULY 01: Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann of the United States speaks to Eden Hazard of Belgium after Belgium's 2-1 win in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States at Arena Fonte Nova on July 1, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil.

    The bottom line: The U.S. didn’t make it farther that four years ago. Too bad bottom lines don’t always tell the story.

  17. WATCH: Landon Donovan reacts to Chris Wondolowski’s late miss against Belgium

    Jul 1, 2014, 10:05 PM EST

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    Just like millions of fans across the country, the team’s all-time leading scorer momentarily thought the U.S. was through.

  18. World Cup Quarterfinals: Match-ups, schedule, bracket and more

    Jul 1, 2014, 9:36 PM EST


    The final eight is set. Here are your days, times, and need-to-knows.

  19. Twitter beams with pride despite US defeat to Belgium

    Jul 1, 2014, 8:15 PM EST

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    Twitter reacts to the USA’s defeat.

  20. Klinsmann: U.S. gave everything they had, “made their country proud”

    Jul 1, 2014, 8:03 PM EST

    SALVADOR, BRAZIL - JULY 01: Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann of the United States acknowledges the fans after losing to Belgium 2-1 in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States at Arena Fonte Nova on July 1, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil.

    “I told them in the locker room, I’m very proud of them …”

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