Stephen Curry scored 20 points and the U.S. national team pulled away in the second half to beat Puerto Rico 112-86 on Friday night in its final home exhibition game before the FIBA Basketball World Cup.
Although their fates remain a mystery, these few moments of glory will always be remembered…by them.
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.
These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:
In what is perhaps the most anticipated game for the USA thus far in the 2014 World Cup, Belgium is the only thing standing in the way of a round of 8 spot and Jurgen Klinsmann’s squad.
Joachim Loew didn’t just battle the U.S., he did so while dealing with his nemesis…rain. Here’s the 8 times Germany’s head coach Joachim Loew was over the rain in Recife, Brazil…
The U.S. will next play on Tuesday afternoon, likely against Belgium.
While it is an unofficial account, a widely followed Twitter page about the World Cup just mixed up their sport.
The Americans will advance with a win or draw today.
This doesn’t look good.
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 …
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.
After 90 brutal minutes of end-to-end action, the Americans emerged with a thrilling 2-1 win over Ghana.
Canada was impressive from start to finish, dispatching Team Sweden 3-0.
So this is what it feels like to be a fan of the Blackhawks’ foes, isn’t it?
Canadian fans celebrated in style after the come-from-behind win in women’s hockey for the gold.
An old rivalry takes center stage again when Team USA and Canada meet in the Olympic hockey semifinals.
Coverage starts at 10:45 a.m. Friday.
Team USA will have to be close to perfect to beat Canada in an Olympic hockey semifinal.
The stalwarts in goal at the Vancouver Games in 2010 will stay on the bench.