Monthly Archives: July 2014

#USMNT crashes out vs. Belgium: final thoughts

Tim Howard put on an epic display, but the last-minute heroics fell short in a 2-1 loss.

It was tense. It was gut-wrenching. And in the end, heartbreaking. The US team believed. Its fans believed. And now we have to find a way to feel pride when we thought we could go further.

12 thoughts, in no particular order.

1: Timmeh. Good news: Tim Howard is god. Bad news: he had to be.

It’s impossible to say whether today was the greatest performance by a goalkeeper in World Cup history. But we can say this, with confidence: it would be difficult for a goalkeeper to play much better. Read more