Altidore 'available' to play for US against Brazil

SALVADOR, Brazil -- Forward Jozy Altidore, limited to just 21 minutes of playing time in the World Cup, will be available for the U.S. for Tuesday's knockout-round game with Belgium. Whether he'll play, however, will be something Coach Juergen ...

In Belgium, soccer helps unite a divided country

Little Belgium has something to rally around. Almost everyone supports the soccer team a month after a divisive national election that saw nearly 2 million voters support separatists, who want to partition the Low Country into a Dutch-speaking ...

Belgium, where soccer unites a divided country

Little Belgium (about the size of the state of Maryland) has something to rally around. Almost everyone supports the soccer team a month after a divisive national election that saw nearly 2 million voters support separatists, who want to partition...

Confidence in the cage: US counts on Tim Howard

RIO DE JANEIRO -- The U.S. World Cup team landed Sunday in the coastal city of Salvador, a place nicknamed "The Capital of Happiness" because of its famous street carnival and lively Afro-Brazilian music.

The Americans -- and their traveling band...