World Cup Draw 2014

Primer for Friday's World Cup draw

What you need to know ahead of Friday's World Cup draw.

Best and worst draw scenarios for the USA

Draw day is here. Try not to vomit.

The last World Cup draw in Brazil

We take a look at the qualification and draw for the 1950 World Cup in Brazil, perhaps the strangest in history.

Brazil running out of time

The World Cup is just six months away, but many preparations are behind schedule, and some of the new infrastructure improvements that were promised to the people of Brazil may never come.

World Cup all about the draw for USMNT

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The 2006 edition of the United States men's national team wasn't any worse than the 2010 edition, but the latter will be remembered much more favorably. For the USMNT, the World Cup is all about...

Mexico still a threat at the World Cup

After their disastrous qualifying run, three other countries will probably be very happy to see that they've drawn Mexico. They shouldn't be, because El Tri have all the ingredients to make a deep...

Switzerland's path to an unlikely seed

Switzerland is not one of the seven best teams in the world, nor do they have an exceptional record in recent major tournaments. Here's how they managed to get a seeded for the World Cup.

Who's missing from the World Cup?

Pour one out for our favorite national teams that won't be at the World Cup this summer.

USA against the world: still not a fair fight

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Given its pot placement, the U.S. Men's National Team appears headed for a very tough group assignment in the World Cup draw. This is unfair, but let's remember who we are, here.

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