Josie Becker

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LA Galaxy vs. Portland Timbers on NBC Sports


After ESPN's World Cup doubleheader this morning, NBC Sports Network resume MLS broadcasts with a doubleheader of its own featuring LA Galaxy vs. Portland Timbers as the nightcap. Coverage begins...

Univision has above average viewership for USA-BEL


Univision released an average rating across the octofinal matches, with the US clocking in at 5.1 million total viewers. Final ratings for the US-Belgium tilt on ESPN average out to 9.8 US...

What's the difference from winless to unbeaten?


Earlier today I posted Michael Orr's answers to my question ahead of the LA Galaxy match against the Portland Timbers. Now it's time for me to answer his questions, which might be some of the same...

ESPN posted record ratings with World Cup match


The United States may have lost 2-1 to Belgium, but a record number of people tuned in to watch it on ESPN. The cable network averaged a 9.6 overnight rating, making it the highest overnight rating...

What is the Portland Timbers' hamartia in 2014?


The LA Galaxy and Portland Timbers keep the MLS season going this fourth of July with a cracker of a match at the StubHub! Center. To find out what's been going on in Stump City, I asked three...

United States out of World Cup, lose to Belgium 2-


The United States took Belgium to added extra time, but Belgium finally got past a phenomenon performance by Tim Howard to squeeze out a 2-1 victory. LA Galaxy defender Omar Gonzalez played all 120...

Omar Gonzalez starts for USA against Belgium


LA Galaxy designated player defender Omar Gonzalez played well enough to retain his starting position for a second straight match, with the United States now in the octofinals of the tournament...

Omar Gonzalez is ready if needed for USMNT action


For Omar Gonzalez, the national team journey has been one of considerable whiplash. After a solid performance against Germany, he may be called on to perform again.

LA Galaxy's great team goal against San Jose


The LA Galaxy did two positive things to beat the San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 on Saturday night, both of which have been lacking in recent memory. Everyone remained laser focused for ninety minutes.

LA Galaxy hold firm to beat San Jose Earthquakes


The LA Galaxy (5-3-5, 20 pts) managed to do a difficult thing tonight, held the San Jose Earthquakes off to manage a 1-0 victory in the California Clasico on the road.

LA Galaxy vs. San Jose Earthquakes: Starting XI


The LA Galaxy are set to take on the San Jose Earthquakes in another edition of the California Clasico, this time on the road. The Galaxy have gone 20 days without an MLS match.

Explaining Michael Bradley, the holding midfielder


The current perception of Michael Bradley's World Cup is a poor one. Some of that is scapegoating, but how much is grounded in reality?

Omar Gonzalez had a very good World Cup day


Going into the pre-World Cup camp Omar Gonzalez had been a starter for the United States throughout qualification, but an injury just before camp set him back a ways. Today against Germany he...

Barack Obama watches USMNT advance and more


The United States managed to move on to the next round of the World Cup via the goal differential tiebreaker today despite a loss to Germany. The USA and Portugal were almost mirror images in this...

USA lose to Germany, move onto Round of 16


The United States lost to Germany 2-1, but with a favorable scoreline in the Portugal defeat of Ghana the Yanks go through to the Round of 16. LA Galaxy center back Omar Gonzalez got his first...

World Cup USA vs Germany - Omar Gonzalez starts


In a World Cup where nothing has been predictable, Jurgen Klinsmann has returned to his center back pairing of Omar Gonzalez and Matt Beasley for the final match in the group stage between the USA...

World Cup twitter roundup: Hogan, Klinsmann & more


With the United States taking on Germany tomorrow in a match to decide the fate of Group G, everyone is starting to get into the World Cup spirit. From no-hitting pitchers to hall-of-fame...

LA Galaxy's US Open Cup campaign derailed in NC


The LA Galaxy did something this year they hadn't done since 2011, win their first US Open Cup match of the tournament, but they came short of hosting their first US Open Cup match since 2010...

LA Galaxy US Open Cup 2014: Robbie Keane starts


Bruce Arena told reporters that Robbie Keane and Landon Donovan would be available for this fifth round US Open Cup match in Carolina, and that the club was taking the tournament seriously. The...

United States vs. Portugal: A World Cup draw


The United States drew 2-2 with Portugal in World Cup action tonight tonight, in a match with two lead changes and an equalizer in the final minute. It was Dempsey's torso that was able to put the...

World Cup Odds: United States significant underdog


One thing has been true since the beginning of this World Cup tournament and continues to be true: Las Vegas does not think fortune favors the United States.

FIFA World Cup: USA vs. Portugal for Round of 16


The United States kick off their second World Cup match today against Portugal. With Germany and Ghana drawing yesterday, the US will qualify for the round of 16 with a victory today.

World Cup: USMNT vs. Portugal, viewing parties


Following a dramatic 2-1 victory over Ghana on Monday, this Sunday the United States kick off their second match in Group G against Portugal deep in the Amazon. The match kicks off at 3pm Pacific...

2014 World Cup twitter roundup: Altidore a no-go


We begin our twitter update with an official update from US soccer that Jozy Altidore will not be available for selection when the United States take on Portugal this Sunday. Other injured players...

LA Galaxy move on in US Open Cup with 2-1 victory


The LA Galaxy defeated Arizona United 2-1 on Wednesday night in the fourth round of the US Open Cup tournament. Gyasi Zardes had a second half brace both with his head allowing the Galaxy to come...

LA Galaxy at Arizona United: US Open Cup


The LA Galaxy face Arizona United tonight in US Open Cup play, a good chance to retain fitness over the World Cup break.

World Cup Twitter roundup: Biden/Howard 2016


After their fabulous 2-1 victory over Ghana on Monday, the United States were given a much deserved day off today. Let's round up some of the twitter reactions from the national team afterward.

United States World Cup updates: Is Ronaldo done?


Matt Besler is no problem to play against Portugal, but Jozy Altidore will have to wait and see. Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo may be completely out of this FIFA World Cup.


Landon Donovan's EA Sports World Cup commercial

Landon Donovan could have went into hiding after being left off Jurgen Klinsmann's 2014 FIFA World Cup United States squad, but he's done the opposite of that, appearing in a series of ads that...

2014 FIFA World Cup: USA vs Ghana, open thread


The United States kick off their World Cup campaign today at 3:00 Pacific against Ghana in Natal, Rio Grande de Norte, Brazil. Look at that sentence again. It's happening. It's really here you...

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