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
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.