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  1. Germany’s semifinal rout sets sports record on Twitter, over 35 million Tweets

    Jul 9, 2014, 1:18 PM EDT

    Germany won the cup, and came top in plenty of categories.

    Twitter’s reaction to Germany’s 7-1 win over Brazil sets new records.

  2. Report: Robin van Persie will play for Netherlands vs. Argentina

    Jul 9, 2014, 12:54 PM EDT

    International Friendly - "Netherlands v Wales"

    RVP will be a part of the Dutch attempt to make it back-to-bac World Cup finals.

  3. Wednesday’s Transfer Rumor Roundup: Di Maria to PSG, Evra to Juve, more

    Jul 9, 2014, 12:02 PM EDT


    Newcastle, Manchester United, Inter Milan and Fulham also in the news for their alleged transfer desires.

  4. Is Brazil’s loss to Germany the most embarrassing sports defeat ever?

    Jul 9, 2014, 11:30 AM EDT


    The 7-1 scoreline resonated not just across the soccer world but across the sports landscape. Where does it rank? Avert your eyes, Brazil fans.

  5. Crazy odds pay off for Brazil blowout, mega goals bettors

    Jul 9, 2014, 11:18 AM EDT

    Germany won the cup, and came top in plenty of categories.

    At least 112 people in South Korea are wealthier today.

  6. Today’s Yedlin-to-Europe transfer talk: firm offers from 3 UCL clubs

    Jul 9, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    DeAndre Yedlin

    But where’s the best fit for the 21-year-old Seattle Sounders back, as Sky Sports says there’s “interest from every top league in Europe”?

  7. NBCSN to televise “Football at Fenway” between Roma, Liverpool on July 23

    Jul 9, 2014, 9:59 AM EDT


    Club soccer returns for a July friendly between two European club hoping to reclaim their status as UEFA Champions League powers this season.

  8. Scolari’s right: Drastic change unneeded as Brazil attempts to regroup

    Jul 9, 2014, 9:42 AM EDT

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    Brazil does not need a soccer revolution to win a World Cup. They just need some tweaks (Yes we know they lost 7-1).

  9. Player ratings? Brazil newspaper gives every player a solid zero

    Jul 9, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

    (Getty Images)

    This newspaper page, photographed by Gary Lineker, is wickedly and darkly hilarious.

  10. Mandžukić headed to Atletico; Bayern Munich unveils No. 9 Lewandowski

    Jul 9, 2014, 8:12 AM EDT


    So Immobile replaces Lewandowski, who replaces Mandzukic, who replaces Costa, who heads to Chelsea to replace everyone.

  11. PHOTOS: Brazilian newspapers get dramatic, creative after 7-1 loss

    Jul 9, 2014, 7:38 AM EDT


    Non-Portuguese-language readers don’t need knowledge of the dialect to feel the disappointment oozing from front and back pages around Brazil.

  12. Preview: Netherlands’ turn to solve Messi, Argentina

    Jul 8, 2014, 11:52 PM EDT

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    And as they do, the Albiceleste will hope to contain another of Brazil 2014’s dominant forces: Arjen Robben.

  13. From 1974 to 2006: History of Argentina and the Netherlands at World Cups

    Jul 8, 2014, 10:13 PM EDT

    source:Dutch National Archives, The Hague

    Four meetings at World Cups have seen the Dutch take two memorable wins, the Albicelete claim a title.

  14. Brazil’s failure shouldn’t overshadow Germany’s performance

    Jul 8, 2014, 8:50 PM EDT

    German players stand in front of spectators after Germany defeated Brazil 7-1 to advance to the finals during the World Cup semifinal soccer match between Brazil and Germany at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

    Brazil was bad, but historically so? It should go without saying: Germany arrival played a huge part in today’s result.

  15. Where does Brazil’s crushing defeat rank in all-time World Cup shocks?

    Jul 8, 2014, 8:32 PM EDT

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    After Brazil were smashed by Germany, let’s take a trip down memory lane at some other shocking results.

  16. PHOTOS: Germany’s World Cup semifinal domination of Brazil in pictures

    Jul 8, 2014, 8:22 PM EDT

    Tears in Brazil-Photo Gallery

    The pictures, paired with the score, tell it all.

  17. How Twitter reacted to Brazil’s worst defeat in history

    Jul 8, 2014, 7:56 PM EDT

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    After Brazil were smashed into oblivion by Germany, the Twittersphere reacted.

  18. US boss Jurgen Klinsmann hails Germany’s astonishing World Cup victory

    Jul 8, 2014, 7:33 PM EDT

    USA v Germany: Group G - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

    Klinsmann salutes Germany’s incredible semifinal win over Brazil.

  19. Brazil’s uneven semifinal run looms larger after disastrous result

    Jul 8, 2014, 7:11 PM EDT

    Brazil team players leave the field after the World Cup semifinal soccer match between Brazil and Germany at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Germany has routed host Brazil 7-1 and advanced to the final of the World Cup. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, Pool)

    If the first five games were the foundation, Brazil entered the final four on uneven ground.

  20. Brazil boss Luis Felipe Scolari takes blame for huge defeat: “I am responsible”

    Jul 8, 2014, 6:48 PM EDT


    “Who picked the tactics and the players? I did. The result and the performance is down to me. I am responsible.”

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