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Brazil kicks off World Cup against Croatia

Sao Paulo, Brazil (SportsNetwork.com) – The World Cup kicks off in style on Thursday as host nation Brazil battles Croatia in the opening match of Group A play at the Arena de Sao Paulo. As the host country, the pressure is squarely on the shoulder of the Brazilian squad to make good on their status as pre-tournament favorites and win ... Read More »

Altidore’s brace sends U.S. off in style

Jacksonville, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Jozy Altidore scored on either side of the intermission on Saturday as the United States completed a sweep of a trio of pre-World Cup matches with a 2-1 win over Nigeria at EverBank Field. Following wins over Azerbaijan and Turkey, the Americans entered the final send-off game before boarding a plane to Brazil with some lingering ... Read More »

USA earns friendly win over Turkey

Harrison, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – The United States men’s national team continued its preparations for the 2014 World Cup on Sunday by notching a 2-1 win over Turkey in a friendly at Red Bull Arena. Fabian Johnson scored his first international goal midway through the opening half to put the Americans in front, while Clint Dempsey was handed a gift in ... Read More »