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  • Colombia offers Zuniga security after threats over Neymar

    Colombia offers Zuniga security after threats over Neymar
    BOGOTA -- Colombia's soccer federation will provide security measures for defender Camilo Zuniga over threats he has received for a foul that ended Brazilian forward Neymar's World Cup, the ruling body said on Wednesday. Zuniga's raised-knee challenge...
  • World Cup 2014 Is Already Bigger on Facebook, Twitter than Oscars

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup has just kicked off, and after the opening match it's already a bigger phenom than this year's Academy Awards on social networks. According to Facebook, the opening match Thursday -- Brazil's 3-1 defeat of Croatia -- generated...
  • World Cup's brave new world

    World Cup's brave new world
    The game wasn't pretty, but in this World Cup tipped upside down, it makes sense that a loss equaled a win for a U.S. team that now advances to the knockout stage. By staying close to Germany in a rain-soaked 1-0 defeat, the Americans sneaked through...
  • Orlando City midfielder Kaká called up by Brazil

    Orlando City midfielder Kaká called up by Brazil
    Orlando City midfielder Kaká was called up to Brazil’s national team for friendlies against Argentina and Japan. The Lions’ designated player and former FIFA World Player of the Year, Kaká will be making his first appearance with the Selecao...
  • Spain cruises past Australia

    Spain cruises past Australia
    CURITIBA, Brazil -- Spain ended its World Cup campaign on a high note on Monday, cruising to a 3-0 defeat of Australia at the Arena da Baixada. Successive defeats to open the World Cup meant that the reigning champions entered Monday's affair with...
  • Brazil beats Croatia 3-1 in World Cup opener

    Brazil beats Croatia 3-1 in World Cup opener
    SAO PAULO — Thiago Silva fought back tears as he led his Brazilian teammates out of the tunnel and onto the field Thursday to welcome a World Cup many here thought would never come. Star striker Neymar, who at just 22 carries the burden of his...
  • Costa Rica gets past Greece on penalties

    Costa Rica gets past Greece on penalties
    RECIFE, Brazil -- Costa Rica's magical World Cup journey continued in dramatic fashion on Sunday as Los Ticos advanced to their first-ever quarterfinals after knocking off Greece, 5-3, on penalty kicks after the sides played to a 1-1 draw after extra time...
  • Netherlands downs Chile to top Group B

    Netherlands downs Chile to top Group B
    SAO PAULO, Brazil -- The Netherlands secured the top spot in Group B on Monday by getting a 2-0 victory over Chile at the Arena de Sao Paulo. The Dutch continued their penchant for strong second-half displays, grabbing both of their goals after the...
  • Brazilians try to cope with lopsided loss to Germany

    Brazilians try to cope with lopsided loss to Germany
    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...
  • Flopping takes center stage at World Cup

    Flopping takes center stage at World Cup
    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...
  • Brazil-Germany World Cup headlines: 'Das booted' and more

    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...