| 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...
| Sep 3, 2014
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...
| 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...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 6:40 PM
He was a big part of the team's spine, the backbone of a high-energy attack that had Brazil poised to win a record sixth World Cup in next weekend's final.
But now that Neymar's own backbone has been fractured, Brazil's title chances may be broken as...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Brazil was still in mourning Wednesday, the day after its World Cup team suffered the most one-sided semifinal defeat in tournament history.
"Massacre" was the banner headline in one newspaper. Two others went with "Humiliation." Another popular...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Maybe Brazil's harshest critics got it slightly wrong. The team might not have been the biggest flop early in the World Cup. But it was the biggest flopper.
So says the Wall Street Journal. With an enviable amount of time on their hands, some staffers...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 8:02 PM
Newspapers around the world had a lot to say about how Germany demolished Brazil, 7-1, in their World Cup semifinal match. Here is a gallery of the headlines from July 9.
Germany got the rout started by scoring a goal in the game's 11th minute, and went...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Thirty-one days, 64 games, 12 cities, 171 goals and one bizarre assault, with Uruguay's Luis Suarez biting an Italian opponent. This World Cup had it all.
Brazil, the host country, proved to be better at party planning than at soccer (who would have...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Ticket sales for the Brazil soccer match against Colombia, part of the Gillette Brazil Global Tour at Sun Life Stadium on Sept. 5, are selling fast.
According the Miami Dolphins, ticket sales are ahead of the pace of Brazil's match against Honduras in...