Torey Krug would probably rather be in a deep playoff run in the NHL, but the Bruins defenseman gets a pretty cool consolation prize.
Belgium defeated the U.S. 2-1 in full time and deflated the American hype and furor around our new favorite sport-of-the-moment. Although we won’t see the USMNT contend for the title, good times and camaraderie were had by all.
Nipun Chopra of World Soccer Talk explains why the criticism of Michael Bradley has been unfair.
Mike and Tony react to Team USA’s loss to the Germans and their subsequent advancing out of the Group of Death — even with the loss.
John Powers of the Boston Globe is down in Brazil covering the World Cup and he joined Toucher & Rich Tuesday morning to discuss Thursday’s pivotal group play match between the USA and Germany.
It was a tie in the standings, but it sure felt like a loss.
Revs GM Mike Burns: USMNT Played Better In Draw Vs. Portugal Than In Win Over Ghana, ‘Can’t Predict’ Soccer
Burns called in to talk about the heartbreaking draw against Portugal as well as a Germany preview for Team USA in the World Cup.
With the U.S. and Portugal set to square off on Sunday at 6pm ET, the stakes couldn’t be higher. Group G has been called the group of death by many because and it’s starting to live up to it’s nickname.
The Americans have never advanced from the group stage after failing to get at least a point in their opener. To say this game is huge would be an understatement.
John Powers of the Boston Globe gave T&R a World Cup preview, including the enormous amount of pressure on Brazil, the youth of the US roster, players to watch and much more.