The USMNT Will Make the World Cup Finals in 2018

So you can do one of two things here. One, you can read the title and know what this article’s about and be done with it. Or two, you can read the article and see why I would make such a bold prediction. Hey, you already clicked the thing. Might as well read it. We’re all still reeling and a

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FIFA – The Kid That Steals Your Lunch Money

Why, FIFA, why? Why must you do this to us soccer fans? A winter World Cup in Qatar? I mean come on, we all think you’re corrupt, but do you have to make it so blatant? This is an atrocious idea, FIFA. There are literally too many reasons to count as to why this should never happen. But alas, the

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Your ‘Must Watch’ World Cup Guide

By Wesley Uhler Few events in sports can compare to the World Cup. The history, the passion, and the anticipation that builds every four summers makes for the greatest sports theater one could imagine. The world’s most popular game will be showcased for the next month in Brazil, and people from all across the globe will be tuned in. With

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World Cup Group H Preview

By Grant Becker Preview: In a group that looks rather predictable on paper, Belgium and Russia will like how the draw set them up. Russia won their qualifying group, allowing Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal to take just one of six points from their two head to head matches. Belgium’s hopes ride on the shoulders of a youthful and uber-talented team.

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World Cup Group G Preview

By Grant Becker Preview: Group G has been labeled as the 2014 ‘Group of Death’, which is one of many plotlines in this group. With the 2nd and 4th ranked teams in the world in Germany and Portugal headlining the group, things look bleak for a US squad with loads of upside and a Ghanaian squad that has impressed at

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World Cup Group F Preview

By Grant Becker Preview: South American giants Argentina headline a group that includes an overlooked Bosnian team, an Iran squad with a lot of fight in them, and the champions of Africa, Nigeria. What Argentina lacked in 2010, they believe they have found in 2014 by adding a stable manager and producing quality defenders. Bosnia and Herzegovina have quietly built

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World Cup Group E Preview

By Grant Becker Preview: A group that seems more open each day, Group E will be an interesting one to watch. The big news in Group E is that Franck Ribery will not play in the World Cup due to a lingering back injury. With Ribery out this group lacks the star power that so many other groups boast. The

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World Cup Group D Preview

By Grant Becker Preview: Poor Costa Rica. The minnows from the CONCACAF region enter a ridiculous group. Uruguay won the first World Cup, and the only prior World Cup to be held in Brazil, and they always carry a never say die attitude. Italy is loaded with quality and the ability to shock the world. England come in with high

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World Cup Group C Preview

By Grant Becker Preview: Supporters of Colombia, Greece, Cote D’Ivoire, and Japan will all be bullish about their chances of advancing. Even without Radamel Falcao, the Colombians look the favorites. The Greeks have the ability to upset any team in the world when they park the bus. The Ivorians look set to make an impact every time they play at

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World Cup Group B Preview

By Grant Becker Preview: Headlined by a rematch of the 2010 World Cup Final, Group B is arguably the most difficult group in the competition. European superpowers Spain and their 2010 runners-up from the Netherlands will open the group on the second day of competition. South American sleeper Chile is looking to make a statement at the World Cup with

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