2014 FIFA World Cup

Chuck Hagel Called Tim Howard To Congratulate Him On Taking His Job


The actual Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, called Tim Howard to thank him for his World Cup efforts and record game against Belgium.

2014 FIFA World Cup

The USMNT Can’t Lose Now That Hulk Hogan Has Physically Threatened Germany

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WHATCHA GONNA DO, GERMANY, when Hulk Hogan physically threatens you and you have to lose to the U.S. Men's National Team at the World Cup?

2014 FIFA World Cup

Will Ferrell Crashed The US Soccer Rally Last Night And Threatened To Bite As Many Germans As He Has To


Last night America's comedian showed up at the U.S. Soccer rally in Recife, Brazil because we're at peak zeitgeist, people.

2014 FIFA World Cup

Landon Donovan Has Been Left Off The United States World Cup Roster

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Much to the dismay of soccer fans across America, Landon Donovan didn't make the USMNT's 2014 World Cup roster.


ESPN’s ‘I Believe’ World Cup Commercial Will Make You Chant ‘U-S-A!’

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ESPN recruited the American Outlaws to invoke some nationwide patriotism for the USMNT in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.


Mexican Soccer Fans Are Boorish Animals: A First-Hand Account

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The Rose Bowl hosted Saturday's Gold Cup final between Mexico and the United States, and as the more talented and energetic Mexican squad capped a dominant 4-2 victory after spotting the Americans a two-goal lead, senior Sports Illustrated soccer writer Grant Wahl, noting the heavily pro-Mexican crowd, <a href="http://twitter.com/#!/GrantWahl/status/84811079200407553" target="_blank">tweeted</a> "Let's be clear: Almost everyone in this stadium is American.

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Letterman Lets Landon Off Light

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Landon Donovan was a guest on the Late Show with David Letterman last night, and if you wanted to hear him talk about anything interesting, you were out of luck.


Bradley on the Hot Seat, Landon’s Baby Momma Drama, And We’ll Always Call it Soccer: Another WORLD CUPDATE

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Just when you thought American soccer was about to turn a corner and make a run for the World Cup, they fell 2-1 to Ghana.


Power Rankings: Double Down Your Cats in Space, It’s the Smart Play

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If there's one thing I love, it's nonsensical rankings for my own personal enjoyment.


The World Reacts To Landon’s Goal [video]

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Earlier this week, we called Landon Donovan's game winner in Algeria <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2010/06/greatest-u-s-soccer-goal-ever">the greatest goal in the history of American soccer</a>.


Greatest U.S. Soccer Goal Ever.

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Landon Donovan authored the American sports moment of the year just hours ago when he scored the game-winning goal in stoppage time against Algeria, leapfrogging the U.


With Leather’s Totally Unbiased Preview of Algeria vs. U-S-A! U-S-A!

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Get our your vuvuzelas: it's time to skip out of work and watch the USA's match versus Algeria (kick-off at 10 a.


World Cup Ref Koman Coulibaly Hates America

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After the Yankee Mutant Ninja Turtles managed a 2-2 draw with Slovenia, most of the discussion wasn't centered around the equalizer scored by Coach's Kid Michael Bradley.


Everyone Is Retarded

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Pictured here is yesterday's cover for the New York post (click for larger).


U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!

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As you may have heard, the U.


With Leather Presents: The Apathetic Fan’s Guide to the World Cup

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With the NHL and NBA Finals, the earthquakes in college football, and the ongoing baseball season, it's easy to forget that the World Cup starts today when the despicable Mexican squad plays host nation South Africa at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg.


A Few Minutes With SI.com’s Grant Wahl

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It might be an understatement to say that <a href="http://twitter.com/grantwahl">Grant Wahl</a> is one of the more accomplished writers at the Sports Illustrated franchise.

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