Tag: Christiano Ronaldo

Four Days of FIFA Fury: It’s a Sprint to Round Two in the World Cup

Two questions: Are we having fun yet? What will the US Men’s National Team do for an encore?   By any measure, the World Cup is off to a raucous start, with goal-scoring and TV viewership at an all-time high, and the USMNT pulling off the rare double-double of notching one of the earliest goals… Read More

What We’ve Seen, Heard & Learned From World Cup Opening Week: All Hail Los Ticos, La Tri, Uncle Sam’s Army & The Flying Dutchman

Things can turn quickly at the World Cup. Just ask American striker Clint Dempsey, whose deft goal just 34 seconds into the Americans’ critical match with Ghana turned the Group of Death on its head. The US scored early and late as it exorcised its Black Star demons in dramatic fashion on Monday night.  … Read More

The Eyes of the World: Group By Group Predictions, Brazil Here We Come

In the words of Tiger Woods circa 1996, “Hello, World!” Indeed, we are on the precipice of the greatest global spectacle in sports, and 32 countries are gleaming in the optimistic “this could finally be our year” glow. Actually, make that 31 countries, since Team USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann has already declared that Uncle Sam’s… Read More