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Chris Wondolowski of the United States misses a chance against Thibaut Courtois of Belgium during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States at Arena Fonte Nova on July 1, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Danville’s Chris Wondolowski ‘Gutted’ After Missing Scoring Chance At World Cup

DANVILLE (CBS SF) – San Jose Earthquakes striker Chris Wondolowski narrowly missed on his chance to score one of the biggest goals in recent U.S. Soccer history Monday, and he appears to be blaming himself […]

07/02/2014

US goalkeeper Tim Howard makes a save during extra-time in the Round of 16 football match between Belgium and USA at The Fonte Nova Arena in Salvador on July 1, 2014, during the 2014 FIFA World Cup.  (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images)

Wikipedia Lists U.S. Goalie Tim Howard As Secretary Of Defense After Belgium Game

Veteran U.S. Goalie Tim Howard turned in one of the great performances in American soccer history Tuesday, preserving Men’s National Team’s hopes of advancing until well into extra time. The 16-save outing was the buzz of social media, and apparently even Wikipedia, where users gave him a promotion shortly after the game.

07/02/2014

Soccer Party at Civic Center

USA, Belgium World Cup Match To Be Screened At San Francisco Civic Center Plaza

Two more screenings of World Cup 2014 games will be held Tuesday at San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza as Team USA takes on Belgium in the next round of the international soccer tournament.

06/30/2014

Belgian Beer (Photo: Adriane Ahnstedt)

U.S.A. V. Belgium: 5 Foods Not To Serve At Your World Cup 2014 Watch Party

If you were planning a World Cup 2014 watch party for the Team U.S.A. vs. Belgium match on Wednesday (1 p.m. on ESPN) involving waffles drizzled in chocolate, served with a side of trappist bottle-conditioned beer and roasted Brussels sprouts, you may want to rethink that menu.

06/30/2014

A US fan reacts while watching a 2014 World Cup Group G football match USA vs Portugal on a giant screen in Rio de Janeiro, on June 22, 2014. AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA (Photo credit should read YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: Are We Going To Be Americans About This?

America is going gaga over soccer. All of a sudden, we’re painting our faces and destroying workplace productivity so we can follow the men’s national team at the World Cup.

06/27/2014

Alejandro Bedoya of the United States  (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

USA Soccer World Cup Profile: Midfielder Alejandro Bedoya

Alejandro Bedoya is a 27-year-old American player who is currently playing as an attacking midfielder or winger with French club Nantes and as a winger with the United States Men’s National Team.

06/27/2014

(Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

The 5 Faces Of Jurgen Klinsmann

With his mouth doing most of the talking thus far, let’s look at the many faces of Jurgen Klinsmann and get to know the USMNT’s head soccer coach a little bit better …

06/26/2014

Chris Wondolowski #9 of the USA celebrates his first goal of the match with Kyle Beckerman #6 in the first half of their international friendly match against the Korea Republic at StubHub Center on February 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The USA defeated the Korea Republic 2-0. (Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

No ‘Wondo’ In Starting Lineup For Team USA Vs. Germany

Danville native Chris Wondolowski will have to wait for another day to crack his first lineup for a World Cup match after being bypassed by Head Coach Jurgen Klinsmann for the start against Germany Thursday.

06/26/2014

Jermaine Jones of the United States  (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

USA Soccer World Cup Profile: Midfielder Jermaine Jones

Jermaine Jones is a 32-year-old American that is currently playing for Turkish club team Besiktas and the United States Men’s National Team as a defensive midfielder.

06/26/2014

Mario Balotelli of Italy scores his team's second goal on a header past Gary Cahill and goalkeeper Joe Hart of England during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between England and Italy at Arena Amazonia on June 14, 2014 in Manaus, Brazil.  (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: It’s Time To Ban Head Shots In Youth Soccer

(KCBS) – A group called Parents and Pros for Safer Soccer is advocating a ban on head shots for youth under 14. “The brain is not fully developed and you’re hitting the ball with the […]

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