Brazil entered the 2014 World Cup as heavy favorites, but they won't be crowned champions as the host nation was embarrassed in front of its fans, falling 7-1 to Germany.
Harry Shipp scored the lone goal for the Chicago Fire, who played to their ninth draw in 15 games in a 1-1 tie with Toronto FC.
Tim Howard was superb Monday but the United States allowed a pair of goals in extra time, ending their incredible run in a 2-1 loss to Belgium. Check out Soccerly's player grades from the match.
4wWorld Cup fever is gripping the globe, and the White Sox clubhouse isn't immune. Andre Rienzo and Alexei Ramirez have a friendly wager on the tournament that could have embarrassing consequences.
4wThe Fire will have a big presence at World Cup watch parties across Chicago over the next few weeks, including during watch parties for the first three U.S. games in Grant Park.
1mCSN's Ryan McGuffey and Tom Cooper get you excited for the World Cup and talk about the United States' chances in Brazil.
1mObefemi Martins scored twice before his first-half ejection, Lamar Neagle added the winner and the Seattle Sounders earned their league-high 10th victory, beating the Chicago Fire 3-2 Saturday night.
1mThe Fire and Rapids battled to a scoreless draw in Colorado. Chicago earned a crucial road point from Wednesday night's result.
1mAt Soldier Field on Tuesday night, Mexico's eight-match winning streak ended thanks to a goal from Bosnia-Herzegovina's Izet Hajrovic to give Bosnia a 1-0 win.
1mThe Fire and Galaxy were scoreless in the first half but each added a goal, including one from Landon Donovan, as the two teams played to a 1-1 draw Sunday at Toyota Park.