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Celebrating his 25th birthday tomorrow, D.C. United forward Charlie Davies has much to be thankful for. Less than two years removed from a life-threatening car accident that almost derailed his professional career, the U.S. National Team striker is back to doing what he does best in Major League Soccer.

AmSoc Special: Grant Wahl

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Grant Wahl is everywhere at the moment, from Bloomberg TV and CNN International, to BBC and international outlets of the soccer/football variety. He was also kind enough to give me some of his time to talk about his candidacy for the presidency of FIFA, a conversation that covered just how serious this thing is, how making himself the story fits with his role at SI, the various planks of his platform (including the two women he believes are qualified to be General Secretary), and the response to his bid from around the world.

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World Cup Host Vote

Today is the big day. In the 21 years since the US was chosen by FIFA to host the 1994 World Cup the development of US soccer both domestically and internationally has been a continuous upward line of growth. Today is the day we will learn if the next twelve years of the development of soccer in this country will enjoy the reward of something larger than itself.

Today's The Day

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After two years of extremely hard and diligent work by the U.S. Bid Committee, and many others, the 22-member FIFA Executive Committee will vote today on the host countries for the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup, possibly charting a culturally altering course for American soccer. The announcements are expected to begin at 4 p.

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World Cup Vote

On Thursday, FIFA will vote for who will host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. (FSC will cover the event live 9:30am ET. ESPN, ESPN Deportes, Univision and CNN International will also provide live coverage of the announcement, which is expected to take place around 10am. Tir Na Nog is hosting a viewing party that will include Union players, Mayor Nutter and representatives of the city's Bid Committee.

Blanket Coverage

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No matter where you are in the USA, or the world, you will probably not have a problem watching the announcement of the host countries for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. The event will be carried live on ESPN, ESPN Deportes, Fox Soccer Channel, FOX Deportes, CNN International and Univision, as well as on FIFA.

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Morgan Freeman joins USA final WC 2022 push

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NEW YORK, NY – What better way to deliver a crucial, final 30-minute presentation than to have the voice of Morgan Freeman as narrator? The USA Bid Committee is going to do one better: It will have the Academy Award-winning actor in the flesh when it states its case for the last time to host [...]