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NYC’s 6 Best Bars & Restaurants To Watch The World Cup

Don’t have a ticket to Brazil? Lucky for you, New York City bars and restaurants will be filled with fellow fans with World Cup spirit from June 12 to July 13. Whether you’re rooting for Italy, Argentina or the U.S. (or any of the other countries playing for the win) there’s a spot for you to cheer, drink and celebrate.

07/01/2014

Business owners have benefited handsomely as World Cup fever has taken over in New York. (Credit: CBS 2)

World Cup Soccer Fever Means Big Business For NYC Restaurants, Bars

Millions of soccer fans have been in the heat of World Cup fever lately, and it has turned out to be big business for restaurants and bars in the city.

06/30/2014

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

World Cup fans at Legends Bar in New York City on June 26, 2014. (credit: Weijia Jiang/CBS 2)

World Cup Fever Sweeps NYC As Fans Watch USA’s 1-0 Loss To Germany

Germany defeated the United States 1-0 to win Group G ahead of the Americans, who also advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup despite losing.

06/26/2014

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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

People walk in the rain as cars are stuck in traffic in Recife ahead of the Group G soccer match between the U.S. and Germany during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 26, 2014. (Photo by Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images)

Flooded Streets Mar Route To Stadium For U.S.-Germany

U.S. players have their work cut out for them Thursday. So do fans and the media, who have to make their way to Arena Pernambuco amid downpours and flooded roads.

06/26/2014

Ghana midfielder Sulley Ali Muntari plays against Germany during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 21, 2014. (Photo by Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Ghana Chaos: Muntari, Boateng Thrown Off World Cup Squad

Ghana has thrown Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng off its World Cup squad for disciplinary reasons, plunging the team into further turmoil ahead of Thursday’s match.

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

U.S. Soccer permission slip (Twitter/@ussoccer)

How ‘Bout It, Boss? U.S. Squad Tweets Permission Slip For Fans To Skip Work

Memo to bosses around the country: Thursday may not be a banner day for productivity. Especially between noon and, say, 2 p.m.

06/26/2014

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

U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann works out with the reserves at Sao Paulo FC on June 23, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Instead Of Breather, U.S. Contemplates Scenarios To Advance At World Cup

With its heartbreaking draw against Portugal on Sunday, the U.S. created a World Cup math puzzle for fans back in America.

06/24/2014

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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

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