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  • Brazil's goonish tactics won't work against Germany at World Cup

    Brazil's goonish tactics won't work against Germany at World Cup
    There were a couple of things most fans wanted to see in the final games of this World Cup. Yet, neither will be on display in Tuesday's semifinal game between Germany and host Brazil in Belo Horizonte. The first is Neymar, the 22-year-old star...
  • Boca Brazilian Beat draws thousands to celebrate culture

    Boca Brazilian Beat draws thousands to celebrate culture
    Nicole Gasparri had people on their feet. The Zumba fitness instructor and Boca Raton city employee was up and moving with about 30 of her students in the middle of the street, jumping and fist pumping to the music as a crowd cheered. "That was so...
  • Brazil's Neymar feared paralysis when injured

    Brazil's Neymar feared paralysis when injured
    Moments after the rough tackle that knocked him out of the World Cup, Brazilian striker Neymar feared he had been paralyzed, Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said. Speaking to the Spanish sports journal Marca, Scolari said teammate Marcelo was the first to...
  • City, museum to have Brazil events Saturday

    The city of Boca Raton doffs a chapeu, the Portuguese word for hat, to Brazil Independence Day with a free street party downtown from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday. Earlier in the day, the Boca Raton Children's Museum kicks off a new Brazil exhibit and events...
  • Adversity gives Brazil a release valve for World Cup pressure

    Adversity gives Brazil a release valve for World Cup pressure
    The boys from Brazil have labored under the enormous stress of win-or-else expectations since the moment its roster was faxed (or emailed or texted) to World Cup headquarters. Suddenly, while Neymar's injury and Thiago Silva's suspension compromise...
  • Record crowd sees Manchester United beat Real Madrid

    Record crowd sees Manchester United beat Real Madrid
    The largest crowd to watch a soccer match in the United States - 109,318 - poured intoMichigan Stadium on Saturday to see Manchester United beat Real Madrid 3-1 in a friendly. The appeal of two of the world’s most iconic sports teams attracted...
  • Players' lyrical names help popularize Brazil's World Cup team

    Wizards on the field, the Brazilian national soccer team has drawn fans worldwide with its joga bonito style of play, samba-infused goal celebrations and bright canary yellow jerseys first introduced to a global audience during the 1970 World Cup -- the...
  • As Brazil sputters, World Cup still waits for dominant team to emerge

    As Brazil sputters, World Cup still waits for dominant team to emerge
    Three weeks ago, Juergen Klinsmann predicted his U.S. team wouldn't win the World Cup. And he was right. So who is he picking in the final? "Brazil is the No. 1 name to mention," Klinsmann said Wednesday, "because of their talent [and] their home...
  • New chapter nears for Boca Raton Children's Museum

    New chapter nears for Boca Raton Children's Museum
    The first new, sponsored exhibit of the Boca Raton Children's Museum in years officially opened Thursday — along with what supporters hope will be a new chapter for the museum. But it was also the last public event for its leader, Denise St....
  • Boca's Brazilian Beat gets stronger

    Boca's Brazilian Beat gets stronger
    Brazil's Independence Day — Sete de Setembro — is nowhere near as big as July Fourth, but it is a good excuse for a party. About 8,000 people are expected to converge on downtown Boca Raton for the city's third annual Brazilian Beat that...
  • George wants to play in 2016 Olympics

    George wants to play in 2016 Olympics
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Injured Indiana Pacers forward Paul George said Friday he is not done playing for the USA Basketball Men's National Team. Appearing publicly for the first time since breaking his right leg in the USA Basketball Showcase on Aug. 1 in...