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  • Record U.S. soccer crowd sees Man United beat Real Madrid

    (Reuters) - The largest crowd to watch a soccer match in the United States - 109,318 - poured into Michigan 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...
  • Airlines compete over flights to Brazil

    Airlines compete over flights to Brazil
    Competition is heating up for flights between South Florida and Brazil. American Airlines this week announced its intent to begin nonstop daily service between Miami International Airport and Viracopos International Airport in Campinas, Brazil, on Dec....
  • Jenison gives boost to Strikers' offense

    Jenison gives boost to Strikers' offense
    FORT LAUDERDALE — At this stage of his soccer career, Jenison de Jesus Brito e Brito is filled with confidence the best is yet to come. The 23-year-old native of São Bento, Brazil, signed with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers in early July seeking an...
  • Heat preseason includes exhibition vs. LeBron, Cavs in Rio

      The Miami Heat will face a familiar face before playing for real this coming season, with the preseason schedule released Tuesday featuring the previously announced Oct. 11 exhibition against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Rio de Janeiro.   That game...
  • Bayern Munich goes Green for U.S. Tour

    (Reuters) - Julian Green has been touted as the new face of U.S. soccer but it is one few Americans recognize. That may change this week as the Bayern Munich 19-year-old wunderkind enters the spotlight during the Bundesliga champion's heavily promoted...
  • Brazil recalls Dunga to coach national soccer team

    Brazil recalls Dunga to coach national soccer team
    Brazil seems to have no shortage of great young soccer players. But coaches? Not so much. After its disastrous showing in the World Cup it hosted, Brazil has decided to go back to the future by replacing Luiz Felipe Scolari, a two-time national team...
  • U.S. drops to 15th in world soccer rankings

    U.S. drops to 15th in world soccer rankings
    Despite advancing to the Round of 16 in this summer’s World Cup, the U.S. national team dropped two spots, to 15th, in the latest FIFA World Rankings released Thursday. That’s the lowest the U.S. has been since August, when it was 19th....
  • World Cup Fever Boosts 'FIFA' Game Sales in June

    Ubisoft's "Watch Dogs" may have been the top selling video game in June, but Electronic Arts may have seen the biggest sales bump thanks to the World Cup. The company's "FIFA" soccer franchise ranked in the top 10 for the first time this year because...
  • Shakira, Thanks to World Cup, Tops 100 Mil Facebook Followers

    International pop star Shakira has topped 100 million likes on Facebook, making her the most popular public figure on the social site, after a surge with her song "La La La (Brazil 2014)" for this summer's 2014 FIFA World Cup. The milestone highlights...
  • Brazil takes stock after World Cup comes to an end

    Brazil takes stock after World Cup comes to an end
    RIO DE JANEIRO -- As the last of the World Cup visitors headed for the airports Monday, Brazilians began to reclaim the pristine beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema while traffic in Sao Paulo returned to its regular weekday snarl and the seaside hotels in...
  • Facebook: World Cup was biggest social media event ever

    Facebook: World Cup was biggest social media event ever
    Brazil's World Cup was the biggest social media event on record involving 350 million Facebook users worldwide, the company claimed Monday, as it made strides into the so-called "real-time" market dominated by Twitter. People increasingly are using social...