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Team USA eliminated from World Cup

Brad Hickman 16 left Barrett Shutt 18 cheer for US Men's National Team World Cup viewing party Grant Park last

Brad Hickman, 16, left, and Barrett Shutt, 18, cheer for the US Men's National Team at a World Cup viewing party in Grant Park last month. The U.S. takes on Belgium Tuesday in a knockout quarterfinal game. | Chandler West~For Sun-Times Media

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Updated: July 1, 2014 6:08PM



Good news! Just as we were all starting to feel comfortable making sense of group play, where points mean losing can still be a win, the United States enters the Round of 16 quarterfinals. Here, a win is a win and nothing else matters. The bad news: See above.

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