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Christian Raja (R), of Brooklyn, reacts at a missed attempt on goal by the United during overtime against Belgium in the World Cup (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

9 Things U.S. Team Fans Will Miss After Their World Cup Exit

Belgium defeated the U.S. 2-1 in full time and deflated the American hype and furor around our new favorite sport-of-the-moment. Although we won’t see the USMNT contend for the title, good times and camaraderie were had by all.

07/02/2014

6 Things To Know Before USA-Portugal World Cup Matchup

With the U.S. and Portugal set to square off on Sunday at 6pm ET, the stakes couldn’t be higher. Group G has been called the group of death by many because and it’s starting to live up to it’s nickname.

06/21/2014

Michael Bradley of the United States works out during training at Estadio das Dunas on June 15, 2014 in Natal, Brazil. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

USA Ready For Ghana In World Cup Opener

Jurgen Klinsmann speaks with pragmatism. He books his airline tickets with hope.

06/16/2014

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Pens Injured Defenseman Paul Martin Set To Make Return

After missing the past 18 games because of a broken hand suffered while playing for Team USA in the Olympics, Penguins Defenseman Paul Martin is ready to make his return tonight against the Winnipeg Jets.

93-7 The Fan–04/03/2014

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Daniel McCoy: Paralympic Gold Medal Biggest Achievement of Career

Tab Douglas and Stacy Kauffman caught up with Paralympic sled hockey gold medalist Daniel McCoy after he returned home from Russia.

93-7 The Fan–03/23/2014

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Furry Tails: #SochiStrays

Did anyone else see those adorable photos of freestyle skier and silver medalist Gus Kenworthy and the family of stray pups he rescued from the Olympic Village?

03/11/2014

Olli Maatta's dream rookie season continues as he'll make his Olympic  debut in Sochi. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Olli Maatta: Fins “Wanted It More”

Pens defenseman Olli Maatta returned from the Olympics yesterday and returned to the Pens locker room today as the full team is scheduled to practice on Wednesday.

93-7 The Fan–02/25/2014

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Shea-ved Ice: USA’s Gut-Wrenching End To Olympics

The Olympic hockey tournament has sadly come to a close. Once again, Canada sits atop the hockey world after a rather dominating performance throughout the tournament.

02/23/2014

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Reports: Hand Injury Could Keep Martin Out For A Month

Pens defenseman Paul Martin could be out for as long as a month after injuring his right hand in the Olympics.

02/22/2014

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Report: Paul Martin Out Of Olympics With Injury

Injuries and illness have plagued many teams in the Olympics this year and for the most part the Penguins players taking part have avoided both until today.

93-7 The Fan–02/21/2014

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Rob Scuderi: Paul Martin’s Absence Might Hurt Team USA’s Chemistry

Penguins D Rob Scuderi joined The Fan Morning Show today to offer his thoughts on Olympic hockey, including the big US vs. Canada semifinal matchup coming up at noon.

93-7 The Fan–02/21/2014

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Niskanen Picking USA, But Wouldn’t Overlook Crosby

Matt Niskanen is picking the United States, but says Sidney Crosby lives for the big moments.

93-7 The Fan–02/20/2014

Sidney Crosby scored the Golden Goal to win the gold medal for Canada in the 2010 Olympics. (Photo credit: Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images)

Why Can’t Canada Find A Winger For Sidney Crosby?

It’s no secret in Pittsburgh that finding the ideal wingers to play alongside Sidney Crosby can be a difficult task. Now Team Canada and Head Coach Mike Babcock are finding that out first hand.

93-7 The Fan–02/20/2014

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Shea-ved Ice: USA Has Tough Road To Gold

The Olympic hockey tournament has been the highlight of the Games thus far and the best may be yet to come.

02/18/2014

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“Off The Ice” With Craig Adams: “It’s Time To Get Back To Work”

Adams says it was nice to have a break to recharge but he has the itch to get back to playing.

93-7 The Fan–02/18/2014

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