Big Letdown Produces Cheery Reign In Spain
For John Plevyak, the World Cup final was a severely disappointing display of all that can be wrong with the world's most beautiful game.
Capturing The Indescribable
For PressBox's Krystina Lucido, the World Cup was, in one word, unbelievable.
End of the Road for USA
The World Cup dream came to an end for Team USA Saturday, as the Americans fell to Ghana, 2-1, in extra time.
G-O-A-L: 91st Minute Magic for USA
In the first minute of extra time, Landon Donovan got a rebound and scored his U.S.-record 44th international goal to give the U.S. a 1-0 victory over Algeria and send the Americans to the knockout stage.
World Cup: USA Behind The Scenes
At the World Cup in South Africa, U.S. Soccer's Brian Remedi runs the Family and Friends Program, which strives to ease the players' minds and allow them to focus on playing their best, as opposed to worrying about where their families are staying, whether they have tickets, if they are being picked up from the airport, etc.
Local Cup 'Experts' Predict United Hate Of The Horns
Some of Baltimore's soccer aficionados and talent share their opinions, thoughts, comments and predictions for the 2010 World Cup.
Dempsey And Altidore Key To U.S. Chances
The tie with England coupled with a surprising run by the Americans in last year's Confederations Cup have given U.S. fans more confidence than ever that their national team can compete with the world's elite.
Help Charm City Become Future World Cup Host
Baltimore is an integral part of the United States' bid for the 2018 or 2022 FIFA World Cup.
The Great Vuvuzela Debate
After attending the USA vs. England match on Saturday, Krystina Lucido says the
vuvuzelas are really all in the spirit of the moment and just add to the anticipation and the excitement in the stadium. For Stan "The Fan" Charles, on the other hand, the blaring sound ranks right up there with nails on a blackboard.
Group C Wide Open After Opening Matches
Wick Eisenberg says: Never has a soccer match showed me the significance of the goalkeeper position more than the USA vs. England game.
From B-More to Jo-Burg
PressBox's Krystina Lucido has landed in South Africa, and she reports back on her first taste of the World Cup atmosphere.
Injuries Will Play Key Role In Determining Cup Champ
The lead-up to the 2010 World Cup next month in South Afica has included its share of intrigue, controversy, and accusations of conspiracy. It has all been overshadowed by the overwhelming story so far -- injuries to key members of contending teams.
Soccer World Descends on South Africa
This summer, South Africa will be host to the 64-game World Cup finals for the first time.