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Tim Howard of the United States looks on in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States at Arena Fonte Nova on July 1, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Keidel: World Cup Runneth Over

You’ll notice the ratings for this World Cup are highest in the Northeast, where folks try rather hard to look most enlightened. And you may also notice by the time the U.S. team lost to Belgium, some of them had already jumped ship.

07/03/2014

(L) Jermaine Jones of the United States (credit: Christopher Lee/Getty Images), (R) Darnell Dockett #90 of the Arizona Cardinals (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

7 Darnell Dockett World Cup Tweets That Ask The Important Questions

While Arizona Cardinals defensive end Darnell Dockett is no soccer aficionado, he really takes a deep look into the 2014 World Cup by asking the important USMNT related questions.

06/23/2014

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 22: Fans in Grant Park react during a Group G World Cup soccer match between Portugal and the U.S. on June 22, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Fans were turned away from the free event after a 10,000-person capacity was reached. Portugal tied the score at 2-2 with seconds remaining. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Has The 2014 World Cup Made You A Fan Of Soccer? [BLOG]

You got to admit, Soccer in this country is very easy to make fun of rather than to appreciate.

97.1 The Ticket–06/23/2014

MANAUS, BRAZIL - JUNE 22: Silvestre Varela of Portugal scores his team's second goal as goalkeeper Tim Howard of the United States looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between the United States and Portugal at Arena Amazonia on June 22, 2014 in Manaus, Brazil. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Instant Reaction: Team USA Left It All On The Scalding Pitch In Manaus Vs Portugal

Team USA continues to show more and more they not only belong on the World stage, but that they are here to stay.

97.1 The Ticket–06/22/2014

Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann of the United States looks on as the US Men's National Team stretches prior to training at Arena Amazonia on June 21, 2014 in Manaus, Brazil.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

U.S. To Face Portugal Looking To Advance To Round Of Sixteen

With Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal still has a chance to reach the second round at the World Cup. Without him, the advantage might just switch to the United States.

97.1 The Ticket–06/22/2014

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Right (Credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

6 Animal Look-alikes Of The World Cup

The players and coaches have been channeling their inner spiritual animal this year.

06/19/2014

COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 10: Kyle Beckerman #5 of the United States Men's National Team in action against Mexico at Columbus Crew Stadium on September 10, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio.

World Cup Soccer Fans Logging Screen Time, Cheering On Team USA

The world has been going crazy this week for the World Cup and some local fans are putting in a lot of time watching the games, too.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2014

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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

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Fugitive US Hijacker Caught In Portugal

Authorities have captured a fugitive killer who hijacked a plane leaving Detroit in 1972.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2011