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  1. Is America's passion for soccer real, or a fad?

    Roger Bennett

    The United States won the World Cup this summer. To my eternal regret, this victory took place off the field, not on it. The 2014 World Cup television audiences have risen 45 percent over 2010 and 124 percent over 2006. The telecast of the United Sta...

    Blog | July 06, 2014
  2. Bennett: Despite exit, U.S. has bright future

    Roger Bennett

    United States

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  3. U.S. face their biggest game ever against Belgium in World Cup

    Roger Bennett

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- I have rarely felt so nervo-mistic. That feeling of nervous excitement tinged with optimism and sheer terror that replaces sleep on the eve of a big World Cup matchup. And the U.S. have never faced a bigger game than the round-of-16...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  4. Roger Bennett discusses the art of penalties with a leading profe...

    Roger Bennett

    Brazil's chilling penalty shootout win over a courageous Chile was a reminder that a penalty shootout is the closest many of us will come to watching a Christopher-Walken-in-the-Deer-Hunter-esque game of Russian Roulette unfold live. The spectacle ...

    Blog | June 29, 2014
  5. World Cup - How far can the U.S. go in Brazil? Roger Bennett

    Roger Bennett

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- The World Cup has a day off today, forcing Americans to contemplate exactly how to kill the gaping hours facing them in the workplace. They should do so by reflecting on the wonder of the United States' magical Great Escape from Gro...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  6. U.S. face its most important World Cup match

    Roger Bennett

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- How the hours up to this biblically rain-soaked Teutonic tilt have dragged. Though I have tried to kill them by savoring the two goals Ghana netted against a curiously heavy-legged Germany, memorizing the lyrics to Clint Dempsey's i...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  7. U.S. very much alive in the World Cup

    Roger Bennett

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- This is some hangover. We wake up battered and bruised, as if we slept fitfully beside our requisite U.S. Soccer pajama tops, crushed in a ball on the bedroom floor, covered in the stains, sweat and terror of the night before. Ameri...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  8. That's how they roll

    Roger Bennett

    Roger Bennett

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  9. Fear should guide U.S. vs. Portugal

    Roger Bennett

    Men In Blazers

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  10. Judgment day is upon us

    Roger Bennett

    Men In Blazers

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  11. What is Landon Donovan doing during the World Cup?

    Roger Bennett

    Between working as an analyst for ESPN, Landon Donovan will be watching this World Cup on his couch like you and me. The greatest player of his generation was left out of the final 23 for Brazil, an agonizing cut that had long been coming. Its impact...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  12. An interview with Brazil's Carlos Alberto Parreira

    Roger Bennett

    Roger Bennett

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  13. Deromanticising Brazil's relationship with the Selecao

    Roger Bennett

    Roger Bennett

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  14. Is Cristiano Ronaldo ready for bigger U.S. spotlight?

    Roger Bennett

    Roger Bennett

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  15. Inside: U.S. Soccer descends on New York

    Roger Bennett

    Roger Bennett

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  16. With Donovan gone, the USMNT moves on

    Roger Bennett

    STANFORD, Calif. -- Our camera team accidentally caught Landon Donovan's last kick of a football on this U.S. men's national team. It was an innocuous back flick with his right foot as he left the training field at Stanford Stadium last Thursday afte...

    Blog | May 29, 2014