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Christian Raja (R), of Brooklyn, reacts at a missed attempt on goal by the United during overtime against Belgium in the World Cup (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

9 Things U.S. Team Fans Will Miss After Their World Cup Exit

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.

07/02/2014

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

6 Things To Know Before USA-Portugal World Cup Matchup

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.

06/21/2014

Ghana's forward Asamoah Gyan (L) vies with US goalkeeper Tim Howard (R) during a Group G football match between Ghana and US at the Dunas Arena in Natal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 16, 2014. AFP PHOTO / JAVIER SORIANO (Photo credit should read JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)

North Brunswick Residents Cheer On Native Tim Howard In World Cup

Students at North Brunswick Township High School were eager to talk about Howard’s success, especially the school’s soccer players.

06/17/2014

Nevada Smiths World Cup

World Cup Fever Grips New York City Soccer Fans

Fans were bedecked in red, white and blue Monday evening, as the U.S. took on Ghana in the World Cup.

06/16/2014

Team USA celebrates its 4-3 victory over the Soviet Union in the semifinals of the Men's Ice Hockey tournament at the Lake Placid Winter Olympic Games on Feb. 22, 1980. The game was dubbed “the Miracle on Ice.” Team USA went on to win the gold medal by defeating Finland 4-2 in the gold medal game. (Photo by Steve Powell /Getty Images)

‘Miracle On Ice’ Star Pavelich Auctions Off Lake Placid Gold Medal For $262K

The man who assisted on Mike Eruzione’s game-winning goal against the Russians at the 1980 Lake Placid Olympics has parlayed his gold medal from those Games into $262,900, a nice nest egg, he said, for his daughter.

05/19/2014

Canada's Jamie Benn, center, celebrates after scoring the lone goal of Canada’s win over United States in the semifinals of the Olympic hockey tournament in Sochi, Russia, on Feb. 21, 2014. (ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

It Would Have Taken A Miracle: Canada Handles Team USA Again

For the rematch, Canada skipped the overtime and shelved the theatrics. One slick goal and 60 minutes of stifling defensive hockey kept the Canadians firmly on top of the U.S. and moved them to the brink of gold again.

02/21/2014

Zach Parise, right, reacts in disgust after Canada's players celebrate their 1-0 win over the Americans in the Olympic hockey tournament semifinals on Feb. 21, 2014. (ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Silverman: U.S. Men’s Hockey Had The Personnel, Just Not The Determination

If you take an honest look at Canada’s 1-0 victory over the United States in the Olympic hockey tournament semifinal, the difference seemed to be a lot more than one goal.

02/21/2014

President Barack Obama gets a beer and a pork chop as he visits the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, on August 13, 2012. (Photo by Jim Watson/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Down Case Of Beer In Hockey Bet With Canadian Prime Minister

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is ready for the icy cold one President Barack Obama promised him. With their countries facing off in a pair of Olympic hockey games this week, more than just the puck is on the line.

02/21/2014

Jonathan Quick  (Photo by Pool/Getty Images), Sidney Crosby (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Drop That Puck! U.S. Set To Meet Rival Canada In Sochi Semis

With 24 American and Canadian players returning from the Vancouver Olympics’ decisive game, which famously ended with Sidney Crosby’s overtime goal, there’s no shortage of motivation.

02/21/2014

Team Canada players celebrate a final-minute tying goal by Marie-Philip Poulin against Team USA during the Olympic women’s hockey gold-medal game at Bolshoy Ice Dome on Feb. 20, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

U.S. Women Let It Slip Away Late In Regulation, Dream Dies In Overtime

The puck skittered the length of the ice on its way toward the empty Canadian net before clanging off the post and coming to rest in front of the crease. It was, for a few more seconds at least, still a one-goal game.

02/20/2014

Team USA’s Ryan Callahan, left, vies for the puck with the Czech Republic's Zbynek Michalek during the quarterfinals of the Olympic ice hockey tournament on Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Capt. Callahan On WFAN: U.S. Ready For Epic Showdown With Canada

Ryan Callahan is soaking up the Olympic experience, one that could possibly end golden for the Americans.

02/20/2014

Team USA forward Phil Kessel, right celebrates with Joe Pavelski. (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Redemption Or Heartbreak? Drama Dialed Up For US-Canada Rematch

It’s the rematch the entire hockey world has been waiting for. The U.S. will have a chance to bury some nasty demons on Friday when it faces border-rival Canada in the Olympic semifinals.

02/20/2014

T.J. Oshie of the United States shoots against the Czech Republic’s Radko Gudas , right, during the quarterfinals of the Olympic hockey tournament at Shayba Arena on Feb. 19, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

U.S. Rips Czech Republic To Set Up Dream Rematch With Canada In Semifinals

Dustin Brown banged in a go-ahead goal late in the first period and the United States went on to dominate the Czech Republic 5-2 Wednesday, earning a spot in the Olympic hockey semifinals for the second straight time.

02/19/2014

James van Riemsdyk #21 of the United States skates against the Czech Republic during the Men's Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff on Day 12 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at Shayba Arena on February 19, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Silverman: Americans No Longer Have To Play Role Of Underdogs On Hockey Stage

The Canadians are ripe for the taking. The Americans know it, and the Canadians are about to find it out.

02/19/2014

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