Well, tomorrow, the path to the world’s biggest sporting event goes through Commerce City, a north Denver suburb. The soccer stadium there hosts a qualifying match for next year’s World Cup, as the United States plays Costa Rica. And while the U.S. is a superpower in many other sports, it has never won a World Cup. Why not? Host Ryan Warner puts that question to New York Times sportswriter George Vecsey. 

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