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2014 World Cup / Commentary

Mark Geiger flips the Geiger Counter

South Jersey native Mark Geiger’s MLS officiating has been notable enough (for the wrong reasons) to start the Geiger Counter as a regular measure of bad MLS refereeing. His stellar performance at the World Cup forces a reevaluation.

World Cup: Recaps

Keeping up with the Cup: Groups C and D

England and Italy are out, Uruguay is through, but Suarez is done. And we all get the joy of watching Greece grind out another 90 minutes in the knockout rounds.

World Cup: Predictions

World Cup Predictions: Group Stage – Round 3

Jonathan Tannenwald and Kevin Kinkead are leading the way through two rounds, but Leo Fernandes and PSP’s Eli Pearlman-Storch are nipping at their heels.

World Cup: Recaps

World Cup Recap: USMNT 2–2 Portugal

Down after five minutes, the US battled back to take the late lead only to concede the equalizer in stoppage time.

World Cup: Second Teams

Second Team: The Netherlands

The 2010 Runners-Up are aging, but could the Dutch finally grab their first World Cup trophy in a year few expect it to happen? Earl Reed looks at the situation for the Oranje.

World Cup: Second Teams

Second Teams: Colombia

Everybody loves an underdog, especially one that can win. Thomas Hardy on why you should support Colombia as your second World Cup team.

World Cup: Recaps

Keeping up with the Cup: Day 6

Mertens makes magic for Belgium, No-choa goals for Brazil, and Akinfeev gives a gift to South Korea.

World Cup: Recaps

Keeping up with the Cup: Day 5

Germany does the business, Nigeria and Iran put us to sleep, John Brooks wakes us back up by making his dream come true.

2014 World Cup / USMNT Player Ratings

World Cup player ratings: USA 2-1 Ghana

The game plan went out the window after a minute and the US lost two critical starters by halftime, but that didn’t stop them from digging deep and claiming a precious three points against Ghana.

World Cup: Predictions

World Cup Predictions: Group Stage – Round 2

With the enthralling first round of group play almost in the books, the Union Clairvoyants, PSP Prognosticators and Media Oracles have had a reasonable amount of success, with 13 of our 15 experts sitting at 50% correct or higher.