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Optimism after US finishes top of Group D at the Women’s World Cup
Analysis / Women's World Cup

Optimism after US finishes top of Group D at the Women’s World Cup

Jami Dansingburg analyzes the US win over Nigeria to conclude group play at the Women’s World Cup.

World Cup Predictions: The final results
World Cup: Predictions

World Cup Predictions: The final results

Kevin Kinkead, who led the way for most of the tournament, finished in the top spot individually and also led the Media Oracles to victory over the Union Clairvoyants and the PSP Prognosticators in the team competition.

World Cup Predictions: The Final and Third Place Match
World Cup: Predictions

World Cup Predictions: The Final and Third Place Match

Just like the World Cup itself, our predictions champion will not be determined until the final day of competition, with Kevin Kinkead and Jonathan Tannenwald taking their fight for the title right down to the wire.

World Cup Predictions: The Semifinals
World Cup: Predictions

World Cup Predictions: The Semifinals

Kevin Kinkead continues to hold off Jonathan Tannenwald at the top of the table, while Dave Zeitlin makes a late push to overtake Mike Servedio for third place.

World Cup Predictions: Quarterfinals
World Cup: Predictions

World Cup Predictions: Quarterfinals

Kevin Kinkead, Jonathan Tannenwald, and Mike Servedio hold their respective places at the top of the table as the 2014 World Cup moves into the quarterfinals.

Player Ratings: USA 1-2 Belgium
World Cup: Player Ratings

Player Ratings: USA 1-2 Belgium

The lack of a consistent American attack made things far too easy for the Belgians and were it not for Tim Howard, they likely would have wrapped things up in normal time.

World Cup Predictions: Round of 16
World Cup: Predictions

World Cup Predictions: Round of 16

Kevin Kinkead has grabbed the lead for himself, but Jonathan Tannenwald and Mike Servedio are only 1 and 2 points behind, respectively.

Keeping up with the Cup: Groups G & H
World Cup: Recaps

Keeping up with the Cup: Groups G & H

Portugal and Ghana proved they were the bottom of the group while the Russian ensured they would all sleep with thoughts of angry Putin in their heads. Belgium slunk by South Korea to set up a showdown with the US of A.

Keeping up with Cup: Groups E & F
World Cup: Recaps

Keeping up with Cup: Groups E & F

Messi magic, shockingly good Shaqiri, and signs of improvement from Nigeria were the highlights as Argentina and France looked like the clear frontrunners coming out of their respective groups.

Mark Geiger flips the Geiger Counter
2014 World Cup / Commentary

Mark Geiger flips the Geiger Counter

South Jersey native Mark Geiger’s MLS officiating has been notable enough (for the wrong reasons) to start the Geiger Counter as a regular measure of bad MLS refereeing. His stellar performance at the World Cup forces a reevaluation.