The debacle against Germany probably ended the World Cup roster hopes of some of the U.S. squad, writes Michael Lewis.
As the U.S. prepares to face Germany in a World Cup warmup, the pressure is on coach Bruce Arena to get the most out of his team, writes Michael Lewis. Watch the game live on ESPN2 at 2:25 p.m. ET.
Despite being outplayed for portions of the game, the U.S. earned a hard-fought win over Poland, says Michael Lewis.
Despite playing in Germany, the U.S. national team will be spurred on by a strong pro-U.S. crowd against Poland, says Michael Lewis.
It might not have been the worst-case scenario, but the U.S. World Cup draw represents an extremely difficult challenge, says Michael Lewis.
The World Cup draw is always an interesting spectacle even if some cynics believe it to be fixed, says Michael Lewis.
It was a passing of the torch when Mia Hamm set up the biggest goal so far of Heather O'Reilly's young career, an extra-time winner to beat Germany
The winner of the U.S.-Germany match may hinge on the play of American striker Abby Wambach and German forward Birgit Prinz.
The U.S. could take it easy vs. Australia on Tuesday and avoid a semifinal matchup with Germany, but that is highly unlikely to happen.
The U.S. will have to raise its level if it wants to take home the gold one more time.