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2014 World Cup

  1. World Cup standout Bryan Ruiz “not happy at Fulham”

    Feb 15, 2015, 10:23 AM EDT


    His play never truly fit at Fulham, and after a transfer blocked by FIFA, he will begrudgingly stay at Craven Cottage.

  2. James Rodriguez goal against Uruguay wins Puskas Award for goal of the year

    Jan 12, 2015, 1:54 PM EDT

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    The Real Madrid and Colombia star trumped Stephanie Roche of Ireland and Robin van Persie of the Netherlands for the honor.

  3. How much did FIFA pay MLS clubs for having players at 2014 World Cup?

    Jan 8, 2015, 10:48 AM EDT


    FIFA paid club teams across the globe to release their players for the World Cup. Find out how much money each MLS club earned, here.

  4. Dante is still sad about Brazil’s 7-1 defeat to Germany as Thomas Muller continues the taunting

    Jan 7, 2015, 8:45 PM EDT

    Dante (Brazil), the loneliest man in the world

    Dante is still legitimately heartbroken over Brazil’s World Cup exit, and Thomas Muller won’t stop taunting him about it.

  5. 2014 Review: Top Moments in US Soccer, #5-1

    Dec 30, 2014, 12:45 PM EDT

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

    From the World Cup hysteria to a certain Mr. American Soccer Legend, 2014 had more memorable stories than can possibly be remembered.

  6. Klinsmann: If not for injury, Jozy Altidore might have scored “four, five goals in the World Cup”

    Nov 14, 2014, 9:00 PM EDT

    Jurgen Klinsmann made what sounds like an outlandish statement on Friday. Does he have a point, or is he making excuses for his own shortcomings?

  7. Dunga hands Brazil captaincy to Neymar

    Sep 4, 2014, 3:24 PM EDT

    BRASILIA, BRAZIL - JUNE 23: Neymar of Brazil celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Cameroon and Brazil at Estadio Nacional on June 23, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil.

    Neymar to captain Brazil in Miami on Friday against Colombia.

  8. Luis Suarez’s lawyer optimistic the biting ban will be reduced

    Aug 7, 2014, 8:59 AM EDT

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    Suarez’s lawyer, Daniel Cravo, is sure that his client’s lengthy sentence will be decreased, although his attempt to accomplish this task failed last month.

  9. Déjà vu: Alvaro Pereira again knocked out, again returns to the field

    Aug 3, 2014, 4:13 PM EDT


    Yep, another concussion story. And it involves the same player as a month ago.

  10. Report: US to play friendly vs. Colombia in San Antonio

    Jul 30, 2014, 2:46 PM EDT

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    Reports from Texas state Jurgen Klinsmann’s side are playing Colombia in September.

  11. Maradona blasts Argentina team, says Messi was better when he was boss

    Jul 25, 2014, 11:11 AM EDT

    BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - JUNE 21: Diego Maradona looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Argentina and Iran at Estadio Mineirao on June 21, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

    World Cup final, so what? Diego Maradona is not pleased with the way his nation played in Brazil.

  12. World Cup winner Joachim Low will stay on as Germany’s manager

    Jul 23, 2014, 10:52 AM EDT

    Coach Joachim Low of Germany sings the National Anthem of Germany before their friendly soccer match against the Netherlands in Amsterdam

    German boss reveals he will stay on as manager until at least 2016. Can you smell a dynasty?

  13. VIDEO: Steven Gerrard’s top five goals for England

    Jul 21, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT

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    Relive five of Stevie G’s best goals over his 14-year England career.

  14. Who should be England’s new captain? Here’s the top five contenders…

    Jul 21, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

    England's Wayne Rooney celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the group D World Cup soccer match between Uruguay and England at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, June 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    Will Wazza take the armband from Stevie G? Not so fast, there are some other chaps to contemplate first…

  15. Report: Dunga to be named Brazil’s new manager

    Jul 21, 2014, 1:14 PM EDT

    Carlos Dunga

    Former World Cup winning captain to be handed the reins for second time in four years.

  16. More World Cup keeper moves: Ospina to Arsenal; Ochoa still deciding

    Jul 20, 2014, 4:08 PM EDT

    David Ospina

    With Keylor Navas close to a Real Madrid move and Claudio Bravo already at Barcelona, there are at least two WC GK pieces yet to land.

  17. US drop two spots in latest FIFA world rankings

    Jul 17, 2014, 7:49 AM EDT

    USA Training & Press Conference - 2014 FIFA World Cup

    Despite promising World Cup, the U.S. slide in the latest FIFA rankings.

  18. Stock rising, falling: Which World Cup sides are heading in opposite directions?

    Jul 15, 2014, 3:13 PM EDT


    Three nations heading in the right direction, and three who certainly aren’t.

  19. Meet the young American who graced the World Cup final… Lionel Messi’s mascot

    Jul 15, 2014, 2:08 PM EDT

    Germany v Argentina: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final

    Eight-year-old American, Kaylie-Jade Plott, had the experience of a lifetime during the World Cup final. Here’s her story.

  20. Comparing World Cup teams to Premier League sides; pick a club

    Jul 15, 2014, 10:54 AM EDT

    Geoff, Tim Howard and Brad Guzan are flying the USMNT flag in the PL.

    If you want to follow the Premier League this season, these national teams resemble PL clubs perfectly.

  21. With Scolari officially out, who will be Brazil’s new manager?

    Jul 15, 2014, 9:23 AM EDT

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    With Scolari out, plenty of names are being linked with the top job in Brazil.

  22. PHOTOS: Germany return home as World Cup heroes, fans pack the streets of Berlin

    Jul 15, 2014, 8:20 AM EDT

    Germany Soccer WCup Homecoming

    Germany celebrates, as fourth World Cup trophy returns home.

  23. Germany the favorite for 2018: Would you bet against them?

    Jul 14, 2014, 6:24 PM EDT

    Brazil Soccer WCup Germany Argentina

    A cast of stars, a thriving domestic league and a European tournament could bring a repeat World Cup champion for the first time since 1962.

  24. Ten biggest surprise failures of the World Cup

    Jul 14, 2014, 5:19 PM EDT

    Spain v Netherlands: Group B - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

    Some tremendous players put in some poor displays on the world’s biggest stage. Which Portugal, Spain, England and even U.S. make the list?

  25. Young Team of the World Cup: Dutch future is very bright

    Jul 14, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

    Germany v Argentina: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final

    Louis van Gaal places three U-23 players on our list of the top young players of the 2014 World Cup: Martins Indi, de Vrij and Memphis.

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