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FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup
The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be played June 12 through July 13 in Brazil. The tournament features 32 teams at 12 venues in nine host cities. Spain won the 2010 World Cup, its first, and Italy won the 2006 cup, the country's fourth title. Full Coverage.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be played June 12 through July 13 in Brazil. The tournament features 32 teams at 12 venues in nine host cities. Spain won the 2010 World Cup, its first, and Italy won the 2006 cup, the country's fourth title. Full Coverage. « Show less

Top FIFA World Cup Articles

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  • Hope Solo's tweets raise hopes of nude appearance in ESPN The Magazine

     
    Hope solo recently graced the cover of Sports Illustrated. The popular U.S. and magicJack goalkeeper hinted this week that she is about to step up her game with a more revealing spread in ESPN The Magazine.......
  • Busy day on campus as FAU comes to life

     
    Busy day at FAU Wednesday. It was move-in day, so the streets were clogged with cars packed to the gills with stuff and parents dropping off their offspring. Classes start next week, so there was late registration going on,......
  • Ferguson debacle should spark look at 'Rambo' policing

    Ferguson debacle should spark look at 'Rambo' policing
    Twenty years ago, before World Cup soccer invaded Orlando, then-Orange County Sheriff Kevin Beary had a brain flash for controlling barbarians at the Citrus Bowl gates. He needed a tank. Well, not a tank, really, but a $139,000 armored truck. Beary just...
  • Terps, UMBC, Navy in top 30 of preseason soccer rankings

    Men's college soccer NCAA Division I runner-up Maryland leads a trio of local schools in College Soccer News' preseason top-30 rankings. The third-ranked Terps come in behind only defending national champion Notre Dame, which beat them for the title...
  • Sports on TV

    SATURDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || NASCAR || N'wide: Great Clips 300 || ESPN27:30 || || IndyCar || MAVTV 500 || NBCSN9 || || MLB || Yankees@Toronto || MLB1 || || Cincinnati@Pittsburgh || FS14 || || Minnesota@Orioles || MASN7 ||...
  • Is the World Cup worth it? What about the Olympics? Andrew Zimbalist on the money side of sports

     Is the World Cup worth it? What about the Olympics? Andrew Zimbalist on the money side of sports
    The World Cup trophy is a shade over a foot tall and made of 11 pounds of 18-karat gold. But its hefty dollar value is nothing compared to what's been spent on soccer's quadrennial championships, which begin in Brazil this week. In spite of billions...
  • World track in Doha a hot time in the old town

    World track in Doha a hot time in the old town
    I can't resist. The best way to describe the Arab emirate of Qatar's attempt to become a world sports mecca is a Yiddish word. Chutzpah. In the fullest sense -- brazen ambition and bold aspiration. First the 2022 World Cup. Then another Olympic...
  • Patrick Chan: a skater for all seasons

    Patrick Chan: a skater for all seasons
    The summer season in Olympic sports has yet to end -- witness the Pan American Games, a multi-sports event of summer disciplines, which runs until Oct. 30 -- yet the winter sports season arrives this weekend. The alpine ski World Cup has its...
  • A small-town guy shoots - and skis - for the big prize again

    A small-town guy shoots - and skis - for the big prize again
    Tim Burke grew up in an Adirondack Mountain hamlet with no stores, no gas station, no neighbor within a half-mile of his house and just 671 people, period, according to the 2010 census of Paul Smiths, N.Y. And then, as a 12-year-old, Burke took up a...
  • World Cup's 'lost productivity': How do you measure it?

    World Cup's 'lost productivity': How do you measure it?
    So I'm doing research for a potential column ... look, an online quiz to learn what my personal theme song should be ... and the boss asks if I've seen reports about the millions, maybe billions, of dollars that employees distracted by World Cup soccer...
  • Gehring takes bronze at short track worlds

    Gehring takes bronze at short track worlds
    In what had been her weakest event over the past two seasons, Glenview's Lana Gehring put herself in the same company as the greatest women's speedskater in U.S. history. Saturday in Shanghai, Gehring won the bronze medal in the 500 meters at the...