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  • Jeff Jacobs: Gaspar Takes Pride In Iran Cup Experience

     Jeff Jacobs: Gaspar Takes Pride In Iran Cup Experience
    Dan Gaspar's unforgettable World Cup moment arrived not in one of Brazil's frenzied stadiums, filled with their uninhibited joy and extra-time heartache. It came with security forces surrounding the Iranian soccer team. It also isn't what you probably...
  • Cash-short Argentines flood Rio in hope of basking in World Cup glory

    Cash-short Argentines flood Rio in hope of basking in World Cup glory
    Tens of thousands of Argentines, most without game tickets and unable to find or afford hotel rooms, have descended on Rio de Janeiro for Sunday's World Cup final pitting their nation's blue-and-white-clad soccer heroes against Germany. At the...
  • With World Cup, Brazil shows its successes and shortcomings

    When Brazil won the right to host soccer's World Cup, the idea was to show the world a new country, a welcoming and capable place that had made great strides in growing its economy and reducing inequality. Despite a few close calls, Brazil did manage to...
  • Germany crushing Brazil 7-1 in the World Cup is like ...

    Germany crushing Brazil 7-1 in the World Cup is like ...
    For those of you who tuned out of the World Cup when the United States lost or are just aren't into soccer like that, Germany beat the brakes off host nation Brazil in the World Cup. The numbers are staggering. The Germans were up 5-0 at half...
  • Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat

    Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat
    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...
  • Interesting fields for Million Preview Day

     Interesting fields for Million Preview Day
    Like movie previews, Million Preview Day gets people hooked on the plot but doesn't give away the ending. Historically, the first place finishers in the four Million Preview Day races that will be run Saturday at Arlington International Racecourse...
  • 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...
  • Emotional Neymar cries as he recalls World Cup injury

    Emotional Neymar cries as he recalls World Cup injury
    TERESOPOLIS, Brazil -- An emotional Neymar cried as he recalled the challenge that ended his World Cup on Thursday and said he felt blessed not to have ended up in a wheelchair. Colombia defender Juan Zuniga kneed the Brazil forward in the back in the...
  • Neymar back injury puts Brazil's World Cup hopes in jeopardy

    Poor Brazil. No sooner does its World Cup team beat Colombia, 2-1, to whisk away the clouds of concern that have hovered over a worried nation for weeks than another bank rolls in with the loss of star striker Neymar to a broken vertebra in his back....
  • Suarez flies home to Uruguay after World Cup expulsion

    Suarez flies home to Uruguay after World Cup expulsion
    Luis Suarez flew home to Uruguay on Friday after being thrown out of the World Cup in Brazil and banned from soccer for four months for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini in a Group D match earlier this week. The Liverpool striker was met by...
  • Brazil must deal with expectations, and Colombia, in World Cup battle

    The weight of expectations on Brazil has become so backbreaking that appointments were arranged this week for players to meet with a psychologist. The team has played on occasion as if wearing invisible leg chains. The host nation expects nothing less...