UEFA's Stacked 8-Team Playoff Guarantees World Cup Heartbreak: A Guide

Yesterday, we saw 53 European World Cup hopefuls get cut down to just 17. Nine teams—Belgium, Italy, Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, England, Switzerland, Bosnia, and Russia—advanced to next year's tournament in Brazil. There are still four spots up for grabs, to be fought for among the next eight best European… »10/16/13 12:59pm10/16/13 12:59pm


With The World Cup Clinched, USMNT Players Must Now Fight For Spots

The United States men's national team is take on Jamaica this evening in what is, thankfully, a somewhat meaningless World Cup qualifying match. That's because the Americans already whooped Mexico, as well as everyone else in CONCACAF, to clinch a spot in next year's tournament in Brazil. So what's there to play for… »10/11/13 5:38pm10/11/13 5:38pm