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Final Thoughts on the World Cup

And, with that, the world’s largest sporting event comes to a close. It was one filled with goals, excitement, drama, basically anything you could want from one month-long tournament. 1,935 more words

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Thoughts on the World Cup Semifinals

The US Men’s National Team may no longer be involved in this year’s edition of the World Cup, but that most certainly does not mean we will be ignoring the rest of what the tournament has in store. 2,264 more words

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Looking Back on the USMNT: Thoughts on the USMNT against Belgium and into the Future

Crushing. Exasperating. Frustrating. Slap any adjective you want on the way the USMNT went out; it doesn’t really matter. Sure, the team had their chances, but it doesn’t change the fact that they went out in the Round of 16 (albeit, against a Belgian side that was much stronger than the Ghanians in 2010). 1,747 more words

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Surviving a Group of Death: Thoughts from the USMNT's Escape and the Rest from Thursday

Soccer is weird. You’ve probably learned this from watching just a few matches of this zany tournament they’re calling “Brazil 2014,” but it rings true today, especially, most certainly. 1,126 more words

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A Dish Best Served Piping Hot: Thoughts on the USA's 2-1 Win over Ghana and the Rest from Yesterday's Matches

Holy cow. I’ll spare you all the hyperbole that will naturally come given the circumstances. I hope now that we’ve all had a little time to digest the fact that the USMNT has finally beaten their Ghanaian nemeses, we can look forward to the rest of the tournament. 951 more words

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