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Richard Farley

  1. Sports psychologist predicted Luis Suárez would bite again

    Jun 24, 2014, 3:48 PM EDT

    NATAL, BRAZIL - JUNE 24: Luis Suarez of Uruguay looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Italy and Uruguay at Estadio das Dunas on June 24, 2014 in Natal, Brazil.

    After last year’s incident in the Premier League, University of Salford sports psychologist said Suárez “would react in the same way” again.

  2. Game(s) on: Colombia looks to clinch first, Ivory Coast aims to advance out of Group C

    Jun 24, 2014, 3:08 PM EDT

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    The Cafeteros look to advance unblemished, while Japan and Greece hold out slim knockout round hopes.

  3. Maybe we’re average: Cristiano Ronaldo with some real talk after Portugal’s latest stumble

    Jun 23, 2014, 11:37 PM EDT

    Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo bows his head as he reacts to a play during the group G World Cup soccer match between the United States and Portugal at the Arena da Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil, Sunday, June 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Ronaldo: “Maybe we’re an average team … [We're] very limited …”

  4. Hodgson to make nine changes when England faces Costa Rica

    Jun 23, 2014, 10:26 PM EDT

    England's manager Roy Hodgson, fourth left, talks to his players at the start of an official training session the day before the group D World Cup soccer match between Costa Rica and England at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Monday, June 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    Barkley, Shaw to get their first senior start; only Cahill, Sturridge to be retained.

  5. Hope Solo appears in court, pleads not guilty to domestic assault charges

    Jun 23, 2014, 7:35 PM EDT

    U.S. women's soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo appears in Kirkland Municipal Court on Monday, June 23, 2014, in connection with her domestic violence arrest at her sister's home in Kirkland, Wash. (AP Photo/Pool, The Seattle Times, Mike Siegel, Pool)

    Solo’s situation may prove precedent-setting for U.S. Soccer and the NWSL.

  6. Late surge pushes Mexico past Croatia, into the knockout round

    Jun 23, 2014, 6:04 PM EDT

    RECIFE, BRAZIL - JUNE 23: Rafael Marquez of Mexico (R) celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Croatia and Mexico at Arena Pernambuco on June 23, 2014 in Recife, Brazil.

    Three goals in the final 18 minutes give El Tri a 3-1 win over Croatia.

  7. Two goals from Neymar give Brazil 4-1 win over Cameroon, first in Group A

    Jun 23, 2014, 5:55 PM EDT

    Brazil's Neymar celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the group A World Cup soccer match between Cameroon and Brazil at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, June 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

    Chile awaits the tournament favorites, who saw their 22-year-old star score his third an fourth goals of the tournament.

  8. At halftime: Neymar brace pacing Brazil; Croatia-Mexico still deadlocked — FOLLOW LIVE

    Jun 23, 2014, 4:49 PM EDT

    Brazil's Neymar kicks the ball past Cameroon's Joel Matip to score his side's first goal during the group A World Cup soccer match between Cameroon and Brazil at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, June 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

    Two goals for Brazil’s biggest star have the Seleçao on track to claim first in Group A.

  9. Game(s) on: Brazil tries to seal Group A; Mexico, Croatia eye knockout round

    Jun 23, 2014, 3:03 PM EDT

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    The hosts come into the day on top, but three teams have a chance to claim first.

  10. Talking points: Signs of progress everywhere for the U.S. against Portugal

    Jun 22, 2014, 10:21 PM EDT

    celebrates with teammate Michael Bradley after scoring his side's second goal during the group G World Cup soccer match between the United States and Portugal at the Arena da Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil, Sunday, June 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    Questions for two stars, and Klinsmann’s plan continues to come together.

  11. WATCH: Jermaine Jones’ blast has the U.S. even with Portugal — FOLLOW LIVE

    Jun 22, 2014, 7:36 PM EDT

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    His second international score: A golazo. The U.S. is even, 1-1.

  12. WATCH: Cameron error gifts Portugal fifth minute goal — FOLLOW LIVE

    Jun 22, 2014, 6:21 PM EDT

    Portugal's Nani (17) celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the group G World Cup soccer match between the United States and Portugal at the Arena da Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil, Sunday, June 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

    An errant clearance give Portugal and early, easy lead in Manaus.

  13. Manaus will be wet, sticky – nothing the U.S. hasn’t seen before

    Jun 21, 2014, 11:07 PM EDT

    United States players United States' Kyle Beckerman, centre left and teammate Michael Bradley, centre right celebrate after the group G World Cup soccer match between Ghana and the United States at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014. The United States won the match 2-1. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

    Temperatures and humidity will both reach above 80 tomorrow in the Amazon.

  14. Pre-game focus: Three areas to watch when U.S. faces Portugal

    Jun 21, 2014, 9:50 PM EDT

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    Testing Johnson’s switch, the width of the midfield, and replacing Jozy up top.

  15. Odemwingie’s goal holds up as Nigeria eliminates Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Jun 21, 2014, 7:55 PM EDT

    CUIABA, BRAZIL - JUNE 21: Joseph Yobo of Nigeria and Tino Sven Susic of Bosnia and Herzegovina compete for the ball during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group F match between Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Arena Pantanal on June 21, 2014 in Cuiaba, Brazil.

    First half controversy was the difference as Nigeria claimed its first World Cup victory in 16 years.

  16. Tighter than expected: Talking points after Germany’s draw with Ghana

    Jun 21, 2014, 6:25 PM EDT

    Can Germany's attackers spark back into life vs. Algeria?

    The Group of Death is full of opportunity as the group favorites prove vulnerable.

  17. Game on: Lineups and talking points as Nigeria takes on Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Jun 21, 2014, 5:13 PM EDT

    Edin Dzeko bagged a brace against an Ivory Coast side missing plenty of key pieces.

    Bosnia and Herzegovina go for their first World Cup win when they face the African champions in Cuiabá.

  18. Klose’s record-tying equalizer salvages Germany draw against Ghana

    Jun 21, 2014, 4:54 PM EDT

    FORTALEZA, BRAZIL - JUNE 21: Miroslav Klose of Germany scores his team's second goal past Fatawu Dauda of Ghana during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Germany and Ghana at Castelao on June 21, 2014 in Fortaleza, Brazil.

    Veteran striker thwarts the Black Stars’ upset hopes, securing a 2-2 draw.

  19. At halftime: Possession not enough as Germany held by Ghana — FOLLOW LIVE

    Jun 21, 2014, 3:52 PM EDT

    Ghana's Jonathan Mensah, right, watches as Germany's Mesut Ozil, center, kicks the ball toward Ghana's goalkeeper Fatawu Dauda during the group G World Cup soccer match between Germany and Ghana at the Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil, Saturday, June 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

    Early Ghanaian danger fades into German control as the first half ends scoreless.

  20. Roy Hodgson’s asked about resigning, but England should keep calm and carry on

    Jun 19, 2014, 11:01 PM EDT

    SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JUNE 19: England manager Roy Hodgson looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

    Hodgson’s being asked about his future despite the realities of his present.

  21. Spain’s reign may be over, but la Roja will be ready come Euro 2016

    Jun 19, 2014, 9:53 PM EDT

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    Think Spain are going to collapse? Think again. A wealth of talent means the European champs will be ready to defend their title at Euro 2016.

  22. Man advantage no help as Japan held to 0-0 draw by Greece

    Jun 19, 2014, 8:01 PM EDT

    Japan's Keisuke Honda, right, takes on the Greek defense during the group C World Cup soccer match between Japan and Greece at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Thursday, June 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

    Fifty-two minutes with a man advantage wasn’t enough for Asia’s champions, held to a drawn by 10-man Greece.