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  • Rosberg changes World Cup helmet on FIFA complaint

    Rosberg changes World Cup helmet on FIFA complaint

    Thursday, July 17 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-07-17 18:28:31 GMT
    Formula One leader Nico Rosberg ditched plans to put an image of the World Cup trophy on his helmet for the upcoming German Grand Prix following a complaint from FIFA.
    Formula One leader Nico Rosberg ditched plans to put an image of the World Cup trophy on his helmet for the upcoming German Grand Prix following a complaint from FIFA.
  • Germany takes No. 1 soccer ranking; US is No. 15

    Germany takes No. 1 soccer ranking; US is No. 15

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-07-17 14:38:57 GMT
    Germany climbed to No. 1 in the FIFA rankings Thursday after winning the World Cup, and the United States fell two places to 15th despite reaching the round of 16.
    Germany climbed to No. 1 in the FIFA rankings Thursday after winning the World Cup, and the United States fell two places to 15th despite reaching the round of 16.
  • US Concussion expert: World Cup sets bad example

    US Concussion expert: World Cup sets bad example

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-07-15 23:38:14 GMT
    Concussion expert Chris Nowinski says World Cup organizers missed a chance to use the tournament as a "bully pulpit" to teach soccer fans and young players around the globe about the dangers of head injuries.
    World Cup organizers repeatedly failed to follow their own concussion protocol and then failed to take advantage of the international interest in the tournament to teach soccer fans and young players about the dangers of...
  • A look at the venues hosting 2018 World Cup

    A look at the venues hosting 2018 World Cup

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-07-15 15:49:55 GMT
    A look at the cities and venues to be used for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
    A look at the cities and venues to be used for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
  • From Brazil to Russia: A look at 2018 World Cup

    From Brazil to Russia: A look at 2018 World Cup

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-07-15 15:40:19 GMT
    Brazil just barely managed to get everything ready in time for the World Cup. Russia insists it won't have any such problems in 2018, although the country faces other issues ahead of football's next...
    Brazil barely managed to get everything ready in time for the World Cup. Russia insists it won't have any such problems in 2018, although the country faces other pressing issues - including racism and violence.
  • Germany World Cup heroes return to huge fan party

    Germany World Cup heroes return to huge fan party

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-07-15 15:31:20 GMT
    Germany's World Cup-winning team returned home Tuesday to celebrate the country's fourth title with huge crowds of fans.
    At a party 24 years in the making, hundreds of thousands of Germans showed their admiration and adoration for their World Cup winners in a parade to the Brandenburg Gate on Tuesday.
  • Quick soccer guide for bandwagon World Cup fans

    Quick soccer guide for bandwagon World Cup fans

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 9:21 AM EDT2014-07-02 13:21:19 GMT
    If you've ever wondered why a goal doesn't add to the score, what those little colored cards mean or why everyone seems to be lining up to block the soccer ball with their heads, then check out our guide for new soccer fans.
    If you've ever wondered why a goal doesn't add to the score, what those little colored cards mean or why everyone seems to be lining up to block the soccer ball with their heads, then check out our guide for new soccer fans.
  • Tim Howard's record performance makes him Twitter hero

    Tim Howard's record performance makes him Twitter hero

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-07-02 01:39:12 GMT
    Twitter has a new super hero - and his name is Tim Howard, the goalkeeper from the U.S. Men's Soccer team.
    Twitter has a new super hero - and his name is Tim Howard, the goalkeeper from the U.S. Men's Soccer team.

  • USA loses to Belgium 2-1 in extra time

    USA loses to Belgium 2-1 in extra time

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-07-01 22:44:44 GMT

    U.S. goalie Tim Howard has a record 17 saves in the U.S. loss to Belgium with a score of 2-1 in World Cup play.

    U.S. goalie Tim Howard has a record 17 saves in the U.S. loss to Belgium with a score of 2-1 in World Cup play.
  • Skipping work for the World Cup? There's an excuse note for that

    Skipping work for the World Cup? There's an excuse note for that

    Thursday, June 26 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-06-26 15:19:08 GMT
    Showing this note to any boss is probably a really bad idea, unless he or she has a great sense of humor or came to work today wearing an Uncle Sam hat - but it's worth a shot.
    Showing this note to any boss is probably a really bad idea, unless he or she has a great sense of humor or came to work today wearing an Uncle Sam hat - but it's worth a shot.
  • US soccer fans: Here's what to cheer for

    US soccer fans: Here's what to cheer for

    Thursday, June 26 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-06-26 14:30:38 GMT
    Here's what to root for when the USA plays Germany in Thursday's World Cup match.
    If you've just jumped on the USA soccer bandwagon, you need to cheer for a win (totally American), a tie (un-American), or low-scoring, boring soccer (not remotely American) if you want our team to advance after Thursday's noon clash with mighty Germany.
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