Tim Howard of the United States looks on in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States at Arena Fonte Nova on July 1, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Keidel: World Cup Runneth Over

You’ll notice the ratings for this World Cup are highest in the Northeast, where folks try rather hard to look most enlightened. And you may also notice by the time the U.S. team lost to Belgium, some of them had already jumped ship.


U.S. forward Jozy Altidore. (Getty Images)

USA’s Altidore Available To Play Against Belgium

Striker Jozy Altidore has missed the last two games with a strained left hamstring.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2014

Team USA midfielder controls the ball in a 1-0 loss to Germany on Thursday. (Getty Images)

U.S. Falls To Germany But Still Advances To Knockout Stage

The U.S. will next play on Tuesday afternoon, likely against Belgium.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2014

Team USA fans cheer in Grant Park during Sunday's game. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

View: USA Advancement Scenarios In World Cup

The Americans are still in a strong position to move on.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2014

USA soccer fans celebrate in Chicago's Grant Park. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Bernstein: World Cup Soccer’s Pretty Cool

Watching the best compete on the biggest stage is appealing even to casual observers.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2014

(L) Jermaine Jones of the United States (credit: Christopher Lee/Getty Images), (R) Darnell Dockett #90 of the Arizona Cardinals (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

7 Darnell Dockett World Cup Tweets That Ask The Important Questions

While Arizona Cardinals defensive end Darnell Dockett is no soccer aficionado, he really takes a deep look into the 2014 World Cup by asking the important USMNT related questions.


Clint Dempsey celebrates scoring a goal past Beto of Portugal. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Portugal Ties US With Extra-Time Goal

With Cristiano Ronaldo on the field, a one-goal lead is never safe.


He's the aerial scene from the viewing party on Balbo Drive at Grant Park  for the USA-Portugal game on Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

Soccer Fans Pack Grant Park For USA-Portugal Game

Thousands of soccer fans headed to Grant Park to cheer on Team USA against Portugal in their second game of the World Cup.


Clint Dempsey celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Ghana and the U.S.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

World Cup Preview: United States Vs Portugal

With Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal still has a chance to reach the second round at the World Cup. Without him, the advantage might just switch to the United States.


6 Animal Look-alikes Of The World Cup

The players and coaches have been channeling their inner spiritual animal this year.


Team USA striker Jozy Altidore will miss Thursday's match against Germany with a strained left hamstring. (Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Altidore To Miss Portugal Match

Team USA still hasn’t revealed the severity of Jozy Altidore’s left hamstring strain, but it’s not good.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2014

Team USA midfielder Michael Bradley. (Getty Images)

Team USA Confident Ahead Of World Cup Opener

Team USA plays nemesis Ghana tonight at 5 p.m. in Natal, Brazil.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2014


How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

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