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  • Germany devastates Brazil, 7-1, in World Cup semifinal

    It’s unlikely any team has played a World Cup under more pressure than Brazil faced this summer. But it’s certain no team unraveled more quickly or more completely than Brazil, which was blown out in the World Cup it is hosting in a 7-1...
  • Brazil cries, Twitter laughs as Germany explodes with goals

    Germany came out swinging against Brazil in Tuesday's World Cup semifinal. Forward Thomas Müller opened up the scoring in the 11th minute. Then his team mates followed with four more goals. Not 30 minutes into the game Brazil was already in deep...
  • World Cup: Brazil's weaknesses exposed in 7-1 loss to Germany

    Had they lost with effort and dignity, all might have been forgiven. With Neymar and Thiago Silva missing in action, the Brazilians had a built-in excuse against Germany. Lose 1-0 or 2-1, and Brazil's players get some attaboys, back pats and, "We'll get...
  • Coach has right touch for the Dutch

    Perhaps it was a joke. Or more mind games from a man who has become a master at them. Either way, Aloysius Paulus Maria van Gaal — better known as Louis to friends and family — caused quite a stir last spring when he said the only job he...
  • Germany crushes Brazil in World Cup semifinal, 7-1

    Maybe Brazil wasn't that good to begin with. Or maybe Germany really is that much better. Or, perhaps, the pressure on a young, inexperienced Brazilian team was simply too much to bear. There were almost as many explanations for Brazil's historic...
  • Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat; some turn sarcastic

    Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat; some turn sarcastic
    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 pressure not to...
  • The nine previous finals featuring Argentina and Germany

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Argentina and Germany have appeared collectively in nine previous World Cup finals and two against each other. The South Americans beat West Germany to win the 1986 World Cup before the Europeans gained revenge in the final four...
  • World Cup semifinals: So close in ratings

    World Cup semifinals: So close in ratings
    In the battle of the World Cup semifinal ratings, the Germany-Brazil match did a little better than the Argentina-Netherlands one. Germany's 7-1 victory over Brazil drew 12.4 million viewers across ESPN (6.6 million) and Univision (5.8 million)....
  • Brazil's Rousseff lets Obama off the hook for NSA spying

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff said the Obama administration was not directly responsible for U.S. spying on Brazil and has taken steps toward smoothing over the diplomatic tensions set off by espionage disclosures last year. In an...
  • Companies donate half a million carbon credits to World Cup

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Donations of U.N.-backed carbon credits to help reduce the carbon footprint of the World Cup in Brazil have surpassed the half million mark, the local government said on Thursday. Brazilian companies or local branches of...
  • Brazil police chasing ticket executive in World Cup probe

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Police in Rio de Janeiro were searching on Thursday for the chief executive of a Swiss hospitality company implicated by a World Cup ticket scalping investigation. After a court ordered the arrest of the executive and the...