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Sports Fans brave heat for US-Belgium game watches Fans brave heat for US-Belgium game watches(Photo Gallery)
He didn't mind the searing sun, the 90-plus degree temperatures or the lack of a breeze in Austin. He was here for a party with thousands of other American soccer fans set to watch the U.S. play Belgium in the World Cup, with the winner set to move on the quarterfinals of the biggest sporting event in the world.
Sports Howard's memorable play marks US World Cup run Howard's memorable play marks US World Cup run
Tim Howard left a lasting impression on Americans from coast to coast - and fans around the world, really - for his incredible, improbable saves in the loss to Belgium in extra time that sent the U.S. home from the World Cup to a country captivated.
Sports Nielsen: 21.6 million viewers for Belgium game Nielsen: 21.6 million viewers for Belgium game
An estimated 21.6 million people watched Belgium knock out the United States soccer team in the World Cup on U.S. television - an impressive total for a weekday afternoon that almost certainly undercounts how many people actually saw it.
Sports Cameroon investigates World Cup fixing allegations Cameroon investigates World Cup fixing allegations
Cameroon's football federation said it will investigate allegations of match-fixing by its team at the World Cup and the possible existence of seven corrupt players on the squad, raising fears that match manipulation has infected football's biggest event.
Sports US coach Klinsmann worried about Algerian referee US coach Klinsmann worried about Algerian referee
U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann is worried about the Algerian referee assigned to the Americans' second-round World Cup match against Belgium on Tuesday.
Sports Suarez apologizes for biting opponent at World Cup Suarez apologizes for biting opponent at World Cup(Photo Gallery)
After a few days of reflection, Luis Suarez acknowledged what millions saw on TV - he did bite an opponent during a game at the World Cup. In addition, he said he's sorry about it, and promised it will never happen again.
Sports Die-hard fans bring color to World Cup Die-hard fans bring color to World Cup(Photo Gallery)
They flock to games with faces painted and draped in flags. They hold up signs and wear funny hats. They chant and sing until they're hoarse. They're the traveling fans, and they're helping give the World Cup the feel of Carnival.
Sports Soccer gets boost in U.S. from young, informed fans Soccer gets boost in U.S. from young, informed fans(Photo Gallery)
Look at what's happening around America during the World Cup - social media numbers are strong, TV ratings are setting records and, other than Brazil, no country's fans have bought more tickets to the games than those from the United States.