Three people affiliated with a Hollywood nightclub have been charged with violating fire codes and allowing overcrowding that put lives in danger in the wake of a nightclub fire in Brazil that left 235 people dead.
A blaze raced through a crowded nightclub in southern Brazil early Sunday, setting off a stampede that killed 232 people attending a university party, police and firefighters said.
Landon Donovan isn’t sure he wants to play at the 2014 World Cup, a stance that prompted U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann to say he intends to speak with the longtime American star.
LeBron James scored 30 points and the U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team rallied from an early 10-point deficit to beat Brazil 80-69 on Monday night.
Giovani Dos Santos and Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez each scored a first-half goal as Mexico beat Brazil 2-0 on Sunday in a final tune-up for the Mexicans before World Cup qualifying play.
Neymar converted a penalty kick and assisted on goals by defenders Thiago Silva and Marcelo as Brazil took advantage of a sloppy American backline to beat the United States 4-1 in an exhibition game Wednesday night.
FIFA’s secretary general has serious concerns about Brazil’s lack of progress on infrastructure to prepare for the 2014 World Cup.
The United States’ exhibition soccer game against Brazil will be played May 30 at Landover, Md.
Brazil overcame a first-half red card to score two late goals and beat Mexico 2-1 in a friendly on Tuesday.
The Americans are moving on to the semifinals after one of the most exciting games ever at the Women’s World Cup — winning 5-3 on penalty kicks after a 2-2 tie.