Every Country We Played Trolled Us With "Yes We Can!"

The Belgians had faith in their boys coming into today's Round of 16 match against the USMNT. Following the tradition of every other team we've played in this World Cup, one paper thought it would be funny to turn the famous Obama campaign slogan "Yes we can!" against us. They were right. They could. We couldn't. » 7/01/14 7:37pm 7/01/14 7:37pm

Ghanaian Reporter Boos Soccer Team, Almost Gets Beat Up

Ghana did not exactly get the World Cup showing they wanted, seeing as how they failed to make it out of the group stage and almost melted down entirely when Ghanaian soccer officials started getting slapped for not paying the players. On their way out of Brazil, the players and one unruly reporter teamed up for one… » 6/27/14 9:47am 6/27/14 9:47am

Portugal-Ghana: The Black Stars Are Imploding, But Can Still Go Through

I'm going out on a limb here and guessing the vast majority of you won't be watching Portugal-Ghana particularly closely. Oh, sure, you'll know if one of the teams scores—you'll review the replays of each goal with joy or dread depending on the time and circumstance. You'll have an eye on this game—whether it be on… » 6/26/14 11:13am 6/26/14 11:13am

Good News, U.S. Fans: Ghana Are A Mess Right Now [Updating]

The four Group G teams—Germany, USA, Portugal, and Ghana—play today in the final Group of Death matchday. We all know the stakes. If the U.S. lose to Germany and Ghana beat Portugal by a couple of goals, Ghana will advance with Germany to the knockout rounds. That's why the news that not one, but two key Ghanaian… » 6/26/14 8:54am 6/26/14 8:54am

Ghana Soccer Official Involved In Match-Fixing Sting

The president of Ghana's soccer association was caught on camera negotiating a contract that would have Ghana playing in fixed international matches. The Telegraph and Dispatches conducted a six-month undercover investigation into Ghana's soccer association and found that they were set to pay a company to set up… » 6/23/14 10:33pm 6/23/14 10:33pm

Germany-Ghana Was The Best Match So Far, But It Kind Of Fucked The USMNT

Well. That sure was something. Earlier today, Germany and Ghana drew 2-2 in what was quite possibly the single best match of what's already been an absolutely bonkers World Cup. As spectators, it was a joy to watch. As American fans, this result didn't do our team any favors. » 6/21/14 7:19pm 6/21/14 7:19pm

The U.S. Stole Three Points. Now The Hard Work Begins.

The United States played Ghana yesterday in the World Cup. Somehow, the United States won. And this morning, after a night's rest, the drunken euphoria has worn off, the flag shorts are discarded in the hamper, and enough time has passed to take stock of our injuries and standing in this tournament's Group of Death.… » 6/17/14 11:01am 6/17/14 11:01am