Category Archives: World Cup 2014

World Cup quarterfinals: A Look Ahead

Argentina look to get beyond the quarterfinal round for the first time since 1990, but will need a big performance from Messi and Co. when they face Belgium. Continue reading »

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Neymar ruled out of the World Cup

Brazilian star Neymar has been ruled out of the World Cup with a fracture in his back, sending shockwaves across Brazil and the world. Continue reading »

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SBI World Cup Man of the Match: David Luiz

With a free kick in the 69th minute, David Luiz scored the goal that put Brazil in the World Cup semifinals. Continue reading »

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Brazil holds off Colombia in quarterfinal thriller

Thiago Silva and David Luiz both scored as a struggling Brazil side held off a late rush from Colombia to win, 2-1, and advance to the World Cup semifinals. Continue reading »

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World Cup and MLS: Your Running Commentary

The World Cup quarterfinals begin and a full night of MLS action is on tap on a soccer-filled Fourth of July. Continue reading »

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SBI World Cup Man of the Match: Mats Hummels

Mats Hummels scored the lone goal of the match and helped preserve a clean sheet as Germany defeated France. Continue reading »

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Germany defeats France to advance to 4th straight World Cup semifinal

Mats Hummels goal was the difference as Germany defeated France to progress to its fourth straight World Cup semifinal. Continue reading »

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World Cup quarterfinals: A Look Ahead

Friday marks the kickoff of the 2014 World Cup quarterfinals, as hosts Brazil take on Colombia, while European powers France and Germany clash. Continue reading »

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Friday Kickoff: FIFA engulfed in ticket scandal; Rodriguez valued at €75 million; and more

An unnamed FIFA member is accused of being part of a ticket scalping operation, with the Brazilian police investigating. Continue reading »

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Yedlin disagrees with Donovan comments slamming Klinsmann’s approach

DeAndre Yedlin does not agree with Landon Donovan’s harsh assessment of how Jurgen Klinsmann coached the USMNT through the World Cup. Continue reading »

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Midday Ticker: Kroos set to sign for Real Madrid; Liverpool want increased bid for Suarez; and more

Toni Kroos is set to depart Bayern Munich this summer, with Real Madrid reportedly ready to unload €25 million for the German international. Continue reading »

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Donovan: Tactical plan to blame for U.S. World Cup loss

Landon Donovan said the U.S. Men’s National Team wasn’t set up to succeed as the tactical approach didn’t work. Continue reading »

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