Headline News: USA Reaction

Brian Bilello talks soccer's popularity with Providence Journal; U.S. vs. Ghana recaps

Is soccer closing in on baseball and ice hockey in terms of popularity? With the World Cup currently in progress and a recent matchup between Portugal and Mexico at Gillette Stadium drawing over 56,000 people, the debate rages on. Jim Donaldson of the Providence Journal spoke to Revs President, Brian Bilello, about the changing trends of sports fandom in the U.S.

World Cup fever is sweeping the nation after the USMNT’s dramatic victory over Ghana last night. The U.S. kept up with the German pacesetters with a late goal from substitute John Brooks proving to be the difference-maker. Check out John Powers’ piece in the Boston Globe as he explains the significance of the victory.

The USMNT’s late win against Ghana is something few had predicted. The U.S. showed grit, determination and quality to overcome their African counterparts. Head over to Boston.com for 10 takeaways from the game which has left the U.S. in a healthy position heading into Sunday’s showdown against Portugal.