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  1. My World Cup Ultimate XI

    Adrian Melville

    Picking the World Cup Ultimate XI is a unique opportunity not only to decide who the best players in the world are, but to assess how those players would all fit together while wearing the same jersey. And while there really is no perfect answer, the...

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2014
  2. U.S. national team - A projection of 2014 World Cup roster

    Doug McIntyre

    #INSERT type:image caption:Michael Bradley, Graham Zusi and Tim Howard are all key players for the U.S. END# GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Wednesday's 2-2 draw here against Mexico was fascinating on so many levels, it's difficult to know where to ...

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  3. The hope for Julian Green

    Adrian Melville

    #INSERT type:image caption: Jurgen Klinsmann & Co. have high hopes for 18-year-old striker Julian Green. END# U.S. manager Jurgen Klinsmann recently said his team's newest member, 18-year-old Bayern Munich product Julian Green, is "one of the bigge...

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  4. Auditing the club Power Rankings

    Adrian Melville

    #INSERT type:image caption:Are Eden Hazard and Chelsea underrated at No. 7 in the club power rankings? END# The weekly club power rankings compiled by Shaka Hislop are always a great source of debate among football fans, and there are always so man...

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2014
  5. Why Goran Dragic may miss FIBA WC

    Nick Borges

    Goran Dragic is having a sensational season leading the Phoenix Suns and he was close to being named a member of the Western All-Stars. Dragic does admit that his body is beat up and says he may skip playing for Slovenia at the World Cup in Spain, wh...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  6. U.S. national team - A projection of 2014 World Cup roster

    Doug McIntyre

    #INSERT type:image caption: Jozy Altidore, Landon Donovan and Clint Dempsey should play big roles for the U.S. in Brazil. END# Through 11 previous incarnations of this Brazil Board, not once has our projected U.S. lineup for the 2014 World Cup remai...

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2014
  7. Key position battles on the USMNT

    Adrian Melville

    #INSERT type:image caption:Has Jozy Altidore done enough of late to remain the starting target striker? END# The World Cup is drawing closer, which means that there are 32 managers riddled with stress and anxiety over how to assemble their rosters ...

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  8. World Cup's top 25 under 25

    Adrian Melville

    #INSERT type:image caption: Brazil's Neymar, Germany's Muller and Italy's Balotelli are three of the world's top young talents. END# The World Cup is the ultimate sporting event for soccer fans, but it is also an important time for players who are ...

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2014
  9. Will Manu Ginobili play for Argentina?

    Nick Borges

    Argentina will participate this summer in the FIBA World Cup, which will take place in Spain, and Manu Ginobili has not ruled out playing for his country if his body feels good. "Nothing changed," Ginobili tells the San Antonio Express-News. "I ne...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  10. U.S. national team - A projection of the 2014 World Cup roster

    Doug McIntyre

    #INSERT type:video END# It's not pretty looking back at the very first Brazil Board we produced at Insider almost three years ago, to see some of the long-forgotten names -- Jonathan Bornstein, Ike Opara, Tim Ream -- that were included...

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2014
  11. Bradley's transfer bad for USMNT

    Adrian Melville

    #INSERT type:image caption:With his move to Toronto FC complete, Michael Bradley joins fellow USMNT star Clint Dempsey in MLS. END# It's difficult to gauge the overall success of a country's player program from a single World Cup tournament. ...

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2014
  12. Auditing the World Cup Power Ranks

    Adrian Melville

    #INSERT type:image caption: Should Luis Suarez and No. 10 Uruguay be higher in the World Cup Power Rankings? END# Ranking World Cup favorites can be a very difficult task, as it is often filled with multiple variables. Talent, system and recent for...

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2013
  13. Midfield key to Brazil WC success

    Adrian Melville

    #INSERT type:image caption:Luiz Gustavo, left, Neymar and the rest of Brazil's midfielders will play a big role in the team's success.END# The parity of the 2014 World Cup field makes it difficult to decipher the clear winners and losers from last w...

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2013
  14. How U.S. can advance from Group G

    Adrian Melville

    #INSERT type:image caption:The U.S. needs Jozy Altidore to be at his best in the 2014 World Cup.END# When pressed about the current state of American soccer, manager Jurgen Klinsmann likes to refer to the "music" of playing the game at a world-class...

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2013
  15. Spain won't repeat as WC champs

    Adrian Melville

    #INSERT type:image caption:Does Spain have what it takes to repeat as World Cup champions?END# By and large, the modern era has been defined by Spanish football. The Spanish national team is the undisputed king of Europe after consecutive European C...

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2013
  16. Five teams needing a good WC draw

    Adrian Melville

    #INSERT type:image caption:Neymar and Brazil will hope to avoid opponents with a strong central midfield.END# There is a popular saying in sports that games are never won on paper, and that everything ultimately gets decided on the field of play. A...

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2013