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  • 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...
  • Huge shopping malls change landscape of Brazil

    Huge shopping malls change landscape of Brazil
    Most of the shops in the Monte Carmo mall haven't opened yet, but it's already full of Brazilian kids. They come in droves, filling its cavernous hallways, giggling, ogling sneakers, asking for chocolate. But they aren't here to buy anything. They're on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • There is crying in soccer, especially for Brazil at the World Cup

    There is crying in soccer, especially for Brazil at the World Cup
    There is no crying in baseball. The precept is almost as old as the national pastime itself, as illustrated in the popular movie "A League Of Their Own." The same axiom evidently applies to soccer -- at least in Brazil, where the sport goes way beyond...
  • Brazil's World Cup setbacks: It's out of final, Argentina is in it

    Brazil's World Cup setbacks: It's out of final, Argentina is in it
    This hasn't been a very good week for Brazil. First its national team got spanked by Germany, 7-1, in the most lopsided semifinal in World Cup history. Then, 24 hours later, Brazilian soccer fans had to watch hated rival Argentina advance to the final...
  • Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull, Claudia Leitte open the World Cup

    Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull, Claudia Leitte open the World Cup
    Jennifer Lopez did show up for the opening ceremonies of the 2014 FIFA World Cup on Thursday, taking the stage with Pit Bull and Brazilian pop singer Claudia Leitte in Sao Paulo, the host nation's largest city. The three performed the tournament's...
  • 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...