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    Despite falling to Germany 1-0, the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team is advancing to the knockout round!

    Let’s just call this a moral victory, shall we?

    (Photo: Mark J. Rebilas, USA TODAY Sports)

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    Germany 1, USA 0.

    Portugal 1, Ghana 1.

    A United States win or tie against Germany automatically sends the team to the knockout stage.

    (Photo: Andy Keller/Twitter)

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    Germany strikes first, go up 1-0, as Thomas Mueller sneaks a goal past USA’s Tim Howard in the 55th minute.

    (Photo: Brian Snyder/REUTERS)

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    We’re all tied up at 0 as the second half begins! 

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    A tie can be heartbreaking. The U.S. was THIS CLOSE to advancing to the World Cup knockout stage before Portugal evened the game in the final seconds.

    (Photos: Mark J. Rebilas, USA TODAY Sports)

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    No cramps for LeBron this timeThe Heat bounced back with a Game 2 win over the Spurs. 

    (Photo: Larry W. Smith, pool photo via USA TODAY Sports)

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    LeBron had to step aside in the Heat’s Game 1 loss to the Spurs. James hobbled off the court with cramps in the closing minutes.

    (Photo: Bob Donnan, USA TODAY Sports)

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    What a start to the Stanley Cup Final! The Kings take out the Rangers, 3-2, in overtime of Game 1.

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