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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 […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/25/2014

Chris Wondolowski of the United States  (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

USA Soccer World Cup Profile: Forward Chris Wondolowski

Chris Wondolowski is an American who currently plays as a striker for the San Jose Earthquakes from the MLS and for the United States Men’s National Team.

06/25/2014

Portugal ties the U.S. in the final minute (Photo Credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Top 5 Thrilling Finishes In 2014 World Cup So Far

Let’s take a look at the top five thrilling finishes so far in the 2014 World Cup after 10 days.

06/24/2014

John Brooks of the United States (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

USA Soccer World Cup Profile: Defender John Brooks

John Brooks is a 21-year-old American player who is currently playing for German club team Hertha BSC and for the United States Men’s National Team.

06/24/2014

(Photo credit: RAPHAEL ALVES/AFP/Getty Images)

6 Of The Most Devastating Team USA Losses In History

You win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let’s be honest, Sunday’s match against Portugal felt like a defeat …

06/23/2014

DaMarcus Beasley of the United States (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

USA Soccer World Cup Profile: Defender DaMarcus Beasley

DaMarcus Beasley is an American soccer player that plays as a left midfielder for Mexican club team Puebla, but plays as a left defender for the United States Men’s National Team.

06/23/2014

Forward Chris Wondolowski (L) enters the World Cup match  between USA and Portugal for forward Clint Dempsey. (ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Earthquake Wondolowski Cheered As National Hero By Kiowa Tribe During 1st Appearance For US Team

Wondolowski was born in Danville and plays Major League Soccer for San Jose’s earthquakes, but traces his family roots to the Kiowa tribe of Oklahoma through his mother’s side. He even formally joined the tribe as at age 12 under the name “Bau Daigh,” meaning “warrior coming over the hill.” On Sunday, his fellow Kiowa were watching from a gathering at their headquarters in Carnegie, Oklahoma as team USA took on Portugal.

06/23/2014

Japanese fan clean the tribune after a Group C football match between Japan and Greece. (credit: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Things You Missed At The 2014 World Cup In Brazil: Week 3

The World Cup is still in motion and a lot of crazy things are happening in Brazil. Here are five things that you may have missed during the World Cup this past week.

06/23/2014

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