Category Archives: FIFA World Cup

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

Brazil look to save face when they take on the Netherlands in the much-maligned third-placed game at the 2014 World Cup. Continue reading »

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Germany, Argentina dominate World Cup award nominations

Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer were among the leading nominees announced for the World Cup awards. Finalists were chosen for Golden Ball, Golden Glove and Best Young Player awards on Friday. Continue reading »

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FIFA rejects appeal, Suarez suspension stands

FIFA has rejected Luis Suarez and Uruguay’s appeal for his four-month suspension for biting Giorgio Chiellini. Continue reading »

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Argentina down Netherlands in penalties to book place in World Cup Final

Argentine are heading to the World Cup final after holding off the Netherlands, 4-2, in a penalty kick shootout after 120 minutes of scoreless drama. Continue reading »

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Netherlands vs. Argentina: Your Running Commentary

Arjen Robben and the Netherlands are hoping to set up a massive meeting in the World Cup final with Germany when they face Argentina in Sao Paulo in the semifinals. Continue reading »

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SBI World Cup Man of the Match: Toni Kroos

Toni Kroos recorded two goals and an assist in Germany’s 7-1 dismantling of Brazil, earning him recognition as SBI World Cup Man of the Match. Continue reading »

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Germany dismantles Brazil to eliminate hosts in shocking lopsided semifinal

In a shocking defeat, Brazil is out of contention for the World Cup after a humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany. Continue reading »

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Mid-Day Ticker: Van Persie a doubt for semifinal; Man United reveal USA roster; and more

Robin Van Persie is dealing with intestinal problems that could keep him out of the World Cup semifinal and more Tuesday news. Continue reading »

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Brazil vs. Germany: Your Running Commentary

Brazil and Germany face off for a spot in the World Cup Final on Tuesday afternoon. Continue reading »

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World Cup semifinals: Brazil vs. Germany: A Look Ahead

Brazil head into their World Cup semifinals match against Germany with plenty of questions, including who will start for the injured Neymar Continue reading »

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SBI World Cup Man of the Match: Tim Krul

By TYLER GRAY Despite The Netherlands constant barrage on Costa Rica’s goal for the better part of 120 minutes, the Dutch found themselves in a penalty shootout. Goalkeeper Tim Krul was the third and final sub of the match and … Continue reading »

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Netherlands nips historic Costa Rica run in penalty kicks

The Dutch beat Costa Rica in a thrilling penalty kick shootout to end the CONCACAF nation’s dreams. Continue reading »

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