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 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.