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  1. BPL update: How the Premier League’s stars performed on day one

    Jun 12, 2014, 10:45 PM EST


    Oscar was the strongest of the BPL’s representatives in Thursday’s opener.

  2. World Cup Group A Snapshot: How the dynamics changed after day one

    Jun 12, 2014, 10:00 PM EST


    Brazil takes its first step, while Croatia’s margin for error narrows.

  3. Dive, poor officiating get 2014 World Cup off to a bad start

    Jun 12, 2014, 8:50 PM EST


    Blame the player, blame the official, but blame the game, too. And in that way, we should probably blame ourselves.

  4. Nerves, Nishimura, Pletikosa: Talking points after Brazil’s victory over Croatia

    Jun 12, 2014, 7:17 PM EST


    Brazil overcomes their nerves, Yuishi Nishimura becomes famous, and Stipe Pletikosa can’t save Croatia

  5. Two Neymar goals, moment of controversy see Brazil start with 3-1 win over Croatia

    Jun 12, 2014, 5:59 PM EST


    A disputed 69th minute penalty may have cost Croatia an opening game point.

  6. At halftime: Own goal, Neymar score leave Brazil even with Croatia — FOLLOW LIVE

    Jun 12, 2014, 4:56 PM EST


    Croatia provides an early scare, but Brazils biggest star responds.

  7. Cristiano Ronaldo leaves training with ice on ailing knee

    Jun 12, 2014, 3:54 PM EST


    Though he returned in Portugals’ last friendly, things are now looking worse for Cristiano Ronaldo.

  8. VOTE NOW: Who will win the 2014 World Cup?

    Jun 12, 2014, 3:01 PM EST

    Brazil WCup India

    Which nation will pick up the world’s bragging rights at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil?

  9. Mexico announces XI for opener; Chicharito an unhappy sub for country

    Jun 12, 2014, 2:08 PM EST

    Javier Hernandez of Mexico gestures, dur

    Manchester United’s regular substitute will fill the same role for Mexico in its 2014 World Cup opener.

  10. SportsDash: Excitement and anxiety as World Cup kicks off

    Jun 12, 2014, 1:48 PM EST

    Brazil fans

    Yahoo Sports Martin Rogers is on the ground in Brazil and joins SportsDash to talk World Cup 2014 from the off-field to the on-field to the poor field in Manaus.

  11. World Cup Today: Getting started with Brazil and Croatia

    Jun 12, 2014, 1:03 PM EST

    Brazil Soccer WCup

    There’s only one match on the docket today, but it promises to be a doozy. Mario Mandzukic-less Croatia will attempt to topple host nation and tournament favorite Brazil.

  12. It’s official: Cesc Fabregas is back in London, this time with Chelsea

    Jun 12, 2014, 12:12 PM EST


    Fabregas will team up with manager Jose Mourinho, whose team was UEFA Champions League semifinalists and the Premier League’s No. 3 team.

  13. Top 20 World Cup Moments: Pelé, Brazil school Italy in 1970 — No. 1

    Jun 12, 2014, 12:00 PM EST


    Pelé scored first, then had the penultimate touch on a exclamation point goal that makes tiki taka look tacky.

  14. 2014 US Open Cup rolls on with MLS teams snaring wins

    Jun 12, 2014, 11:02 AM EST

    Open Cup logo

    San Jose and Houston pick up wins as the fourth round kicks off a week’s worth of fun.

  15. Important World Cup reminder: US fans are all CONCACAF fans this month

    Jun 12, 2014, 10:05 AM EST


    Why the improbable, barely possible matchups between the US and Honduras, Mexico and Costa Rica should be a major rooting interest.

  16. Thailand’s junta tries to win favor by ordering free World Cup for all

    Jun 12, 2014, 9:08 AM EST

    Thailand World Cup Happiness? WCup

    Look, we’ve overthrown the government, but here’s free soccer. Even Stevens?

  17. Rioters, not terrorists, are bigger security concern at World Cup

    Jun 12, 2014, 8:18 AM EST

    World Cup organizers will be using everything from robots to tanks and even drones to keep people safe.

  18. Top 20 World Cup Moments: The Cruyff Turn — No. 2

    Jun 12, 2014, 7:28 AM EST

    Johan Cruyff

    Johan Cruyff’s signature move not only became a major part of his legacy, it defined the movement of a nation’s soccer identity.

  19. MLS Snapshot: Portland Timbers 2-2 FC Dallas

    Jun 12, 2014, 2:48 AM EST

    Johnson won named in the MLS Bext Xi in 2013 for the first time in his career, and now has a long-term deal with the Timbers.

    Two late goals allow Portland to salvage a point against visiting FCD.

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