| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:09 PM
— Just say the score, nothing more.
It's enough to send a chill through the bruised psyche of Brazil all over again. It has been speculated that repercussions of the national team's stunning loss to Germany by that incomprehensible score in...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 3:24 PM
If soccer starved fans didn't get their fill from Friday night's match between Brazil and Colombia at Sun Life Stadium, there's more.
On Saturday, the men's national teams from Ecuador and Bolivia will meet in the first of two matches played at...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:52 PM
SAO PAULO -- Luiz Felipe Scolari has resigned as Brazil's national soccer coach after the hosts suffered two of their worst defeats in World Cup history, the president of the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Monday.
Scolari's team was favored to...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:15 PM
FORT LAUDERDALE — This was the opposite side of bookends in regard to talent and skill on the soccer pitch.
Chile, a veteran of eight World Cup appearances including the most recent in Brazil against Haiti with only the 1974 World Cup to its...
| Jul 31, 2014
International soccer returns to Lockhart Stadium when the national men's teams from Chile and Haiti meet Sept. 9.
It will be the first match between the two sides since Chile defeated Haiti 3-0 in January 2013 in Concepción, Chile. Because this will be a...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 11:00 AM
The weight of expectations on Brazil has become so backbreaking that appointments were arranged this week for players to meet with a psychologist.
The team has played on occasion as if wearing invisible leg chains. The host nation expects nothing less...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 5:55 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil -- It's hard to escape the World Cup in Brazil.
The tournament logo hangs from lamp posts. It's painted on walls and affixed to the sides of buses and the windshields of cars. Flags unfurl from balconies, games run in endless loops...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:54 PM
SAO PAULO -- The last time Brazil hosted soccer's World Cup, a humiliating 2-1 loss to Uruguay went down in history as a trauma that permanently damaged the country's psyche.
Generations after that defeat in 1950, the national team was under enormous...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 3:08 PM
The match cannot end too soon for Brazil. Not only is Colombia rallying, but Neymar takes a knee in the back and is carted off on a stretcher in the 87th minute.
Fortunately for Coach Luiz Scolari, one substitute remains in his back pocket, and Neymar...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:11 PM
BRASILIA, Brazil – What’s the cure for the common cold?
Germany will go with a victory in the World Cup quarterfinals. Because despite having seven players laid low by flu-like symptoms, it rolled over France, 1-0, Friday in Rio de Janeiro....
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:09 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Remember when CONCACAF was a quaint, unthreatening little football backwater where many of the people knew the sport as soccer — and few of them played it very well regardless of what it was called?
This World Cup has...