Sports Business Journal’s John Ourand joined the show to weigh in on the meaning of the World Cup ratings. Ourand said that as impressive as they were, they’re nothing like the NFL. Ourand doesn’t think soccer is going to make any kind of dent into football’s hold as the ratings King in America.

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http://danpatrickshow.wpengine.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=45209&action=edit U.S. goalie Tim Howard joined the who to talk about the loss to Belgium and more. Howard was proud of the U.S.’s performance. “We held our own,” Howard said, “which most people didn’t think we would do.” Dan asked Howard who would be the U.S. goaltender in four years. “Brad Guzan,” Howard said. He…

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Former U.S. star Landon Donovan joined the show to talk about the loss to Belgium and his future in the sport. Donovan said that the team could have been more assertive on offense. He said no one expected America to be there, so why not go for it. Dan asked if he could have helped.…

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FOX’s Eric Wynalda joined the show to talk about the U.S.’s loss to Belgium and the state of our team. Wynalda was upset that Jurgen Klinsmann played so defensively and never really went for it offensively until it was too late. He said that the U.S. gave Belgium a ton of confidence by letting them…

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NBC Sports soccer analyst Kyle Martino joined the show to talk about the U.S.-Belgium game and what to expect. Martino said that Belgium came in with high expectations, but hasn’t overly impressive so far. He said that he fears the knockout round sometimes wakes up sleeping giants. He said that this is best Belgium team…

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Dan talked about the popularity of soccer in America and what this World Cup will mean. Is it growing? Will it fizzle out after the World Cup? Does it matter … can’t we just let it grow at its own pace? Dan tries to answer some of these questions.

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FOX’s Eric Wynalda joined the show to talk about the World Cup and more. Dan asked what would happen if the U.S. lost. “Jurgen Klinsmann will get fired,” Wynalda said. Wynalda weighed in Luis Suarez biting an Italian player. He didn’t think that Suarez necessarily was an intelligent player to do something like that.

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U.S. soccer midfielder Kyle Beckerman joined the show from Brazil to weigh in on the state of the team with Germany coming up in two days. Dan asked if he expects Jozy Altidore to play. Beckerman said, “I don’t know. …. I’m expecting him to play.” Dan told Beckerman that in yesterday’s poll, 70 percent…

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ESPN soccer analyst Landon Donovan joined the show to talk about the U.S.-Portugal draw. Donovan said it was an uncharacteristic mistake by Michael Bradley in the midfield and the defense let up. But overall he thought the U.S. had a good performance. He described watching it alone in his ESPN green room. He was hoping…

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