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7 World Cup Pitch Invaders Who Regret Nothing

Although their fates remain a mystery, these few moments of glory will always be remembered…by them.

07/14/2014

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LeBron: World Cup Final ‘Bigger’ Than NBA Finals

Just a few hours after arriving in Brazil, LeBron James sized up the World Cup final and said it trumps the NBA finals.

07/12/2014

Alvaro Pereira of Uruguay receives treatment during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To Concussions

To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.

07/11/2014

Christian Raja (R), of Brooklyn, reacts at a missed attempt on goal by the United during overtime against Belgium in the World Cup (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

9 Things U.S. Team Fans Will Miss After Their World Cup Exit

Belgium defeated the U.S. 2-1 in full time and deflated the American hype and furor around our new favorite sport-of-the-moment. Although we won’t see the USMNT contend for the title, good times and camaraderie were had by all.

07/02/2014

Netherlands' forward Memphis Depay (R) and Mexico's midfielder Javier Aquino vie for the ball during a Round of 16 football match between Netherlands and Mexico at Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 29, 2014. AFP PHOTO / JAVIER SORIANO (credit: JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)

Huntelaar’s Late Penalty Gives Dutch 2-1 World Cup Win Over Mexico

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar scored an injury-time penalty Sunday to give the Netherlands a 2-1 win over Mexico and a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals.

06/29/2014

US midfielder Graham Zusi (R) and US defender Fabian Johnson (L) defend against Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo (2nd R) during a Group G match between USA and Portugal at the Amazonia Arena in Manaus during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 22, 2014. (credit: RAPHAEL ALVES/AFP/Getty Images)

Portugal Match Sets Viewership Marks In U.S.

The United States’ 2-2 World Cup draw with Portugal is almost certainly the most-viewed soccer match ever in the United States.

06/23/2014

Mexico's goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa (R) blocks a shot by Brazil's midfielder Paulinho (2nd L) as Brazil's defender David Luiz (L) looks on during a Group A football match between Brazil and Mexico in the Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 17, 2014. (credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Mexico Holds Host Brazil To 0-0 Draw At World Cup

Goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa made a series of outstanding saves to help Mexico hold Brazil to a thrilling 0-0 draw at the World Cup on Tuesday.

06/17/2014

The FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil logo is displayed on a giant screen during its official launch of the FIFA WC2014 Brazil Logo on July 8, 2010 at the Sandton Convention Center in Johannesburg, South Africa. AFP PHOTO / GIANLUIGI GUERCIA (credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazil Prosecutors Attempt To Halt Government Ads For World Cup

Federal prosecutors in Brazil have asked a court to suspend the airing of government advertisements touting the benefits that the World Cup will bring to the country, saying the ads are “absurdly divorced from reality.”

05/27/2014

General view of Atletico-PR during the Friendly match between Atletico-PR and Corinthians for the Test Event FIFA at Arena da Baixada stadium on May 14, 2014 in Curitiba, Brazil. (credit: Stringer/Getty Images)

Brazil Holds Final Stadium Tests For World Cup

Brazilian organizers held the final two stadium tests for the World Cup on Sunday, including at the troubled venue that will host the tournament opener in a few weeks.

05/18/2014

General view of Arena Pantanal Stadium before the match between Santos and Mixto as part of the Brazil Cup 2014 on April 2, 2014 in Cuiaba, Brazil. The Arena Pantanal was inaugurated today and the stadium will host matches during the forthcoming FIFA 2014 World Cup Brazil. (credit: Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Brazil To Stage Key Stadium Tests For World Cup

Brazil arrives at a crucial moment in its preparations for the World Cup as two of its most troubled stadiums stage major test events Sunday.

05/17/2014

Players of the Democratic Republic of Congo TP Mazembe football club pose for a photo before their African Champions league football match against Sewe Sport on March 23, 2014 at the Robert Champroux stadium in Abidjan. AFP PHOTO / ISSOUF SANOGO (credit: ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images)

At Least 15 Dead In Fan Stampede At Congo Soccer Stadium

A stampede at a soccer stadium in Congo’s capital killed at least 15 people after angry fans threw rocks from the stands, prompting security officers to fire tear gas that caused crowds to flee in panic, government officials and witnesses said Monday.

05/12/2014

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Valeri’s Late Goal Helps Timbers Draw 1-1 Vs. Galaxy

Diego Valeri scored in the final minute of stoppage time to pull the Portland Timbers into a 1-1 draw with the Los Angeles Galaxy on Sunday.

05/11/2014

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Chavez Scores Twice, Chivas USA Beats Rapids 3-1

Marvin Chavez scored two goals and Chivas USA ended an eight-game winless streak with a 3-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Sunday.

05/11/2014

A general view of the of the Arena Das Dunas venue for the FIFA 2014 World Cup Brazil on December 8, 2013 in Natal, Brazil. (credit: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

World Cup Stadium Opens 1 Day After Protest

The latest stadium inaugurated for the World Cup in Brazil held its first two matches without major glitches on Sunday, a day after demonstrators across Brazil protested against the tournament.

01/26/2014

PASADENA, CA - JUNE 25:  Giovanni Dos Santos #10 of Mexico and Michael Bradley #4 of the United States battle for the ball during the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup Championship at the Rose Bowl on June 25, 2011 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Team USA Will Travel To Azteca To Face Mexico On August 15th

FIFA has announced that the United States will travel to Mexico City for a friendly match against ‘El-Tri’ on April 15th in Mexico City.

06/21/2012

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