Germany Defeats Argentina to win World Cup Final

7/13/14 in Soccer   |   Debi_L   |   11853 respect

Was the result ever in question? Well, yes, it wasn't as dominating a win as many predicted. After Germany defeated Brazil in such a resound...

USA: The World Cup and Soccer more generally

7/9/14 in Soccer   |   Trokspot   |   65 respect

We are in the midst of one of the world's biggest sporting events - the World Cup.  This is an event that only happens every four years, a...

Argentina will meet Germany for World Cup Final

7/10/14 in Soccer   |   Debi_L   |   11853 respect

The humiliation of Brazil by Germany was followed today with a competition that ended in double zeroes.   That's right.  Argentina...

Has there ever been a more depressing loss than Brazil's 7-1 flogging at the hands of Germany?

7/9/14 in Soccer   |   Pat   |   5232 respect

There are losses. There are devastating losses. And then there's Brazil's 7-1 loss to Germany in the World Cup semifinals. There may...

The Cinderella Story Ends For Costa Rica

7/6/14 in Soccer   |   ellenpiehl   |   14 respect

Costa Rica has been the big surprise at World Cup from the start.  The team upset Uruguay in their first match of the tournament. In the Ro...

Were Americans REALLY paying attention to the World Cup?

7/3/14 in Soccer   |   Pat   |   5232 respect

Anyone who has been paying attention knows that Landon Donovan was cut from the United States soccer roster before the World Cup, and didn'...

It was a nice run, but the US is going home after a tough loss to Belgium

7/1/14 in Soccer   |   Pat   |   5232 respect

After an extremely tough game against Belgium in which US goalie Tim Howard pulled a rabbit out of his hat time after time, the United States just ...

Chilean striker Mauricio Pinillia has a permanent reminder of his missed shot against Brazil

7/1/14 in Soccer   |   Pat   |   5232 respect

Chile came EXTREMELY close to advancing to the World Cup quarterfinals. They ended up losing to Brazil on penalty kicks after battling to a 1-1 dra...

Game On! World Cup open thread and more [Live Sports Thread]

7/1/14 in Soccer   |   Jess   |   34639 respect

Greetings, sports fans! The United States will be taking on Belgium today in the round of 16. How do you think they'll do? Argentina/Switzerlan...

Despite their loss to Germany, the United States will live to play another day

6/26/14 in Soccer   |   Pat   |   5232 respect

The United States fought hard, but couldn't overcome the odds and beat Germany in the finale of group play. Still, thanks to Cristiano Ronal...

Can the US take down the Germans? [Live game thread]

6/26/14 in Soccer   |   Pat   |   5232 respect

The United States takes on Germany today at noon eastern time, with coverage beginning on ESPN at 11:30 a.m. The Americans can ensure advancemen...

What needs to happen for the United States to advance?

6/26/14 in Soccer   |   Pat   |   5232 respect

There are several scenarios that could lead to the United States advancing beyond the group stage. Scenario #1: The US wins against Germany. If...

Luis Suarez has been suspended for 9 games after his latest biting incident

6/26/14 in Soccer   |   Pat   |   5232 respect

Uruguayan star Luis Suarez has been suspended 9 months and banned from all soccer-related activity for 4 months after a third biting incident, this...

Suarez could be banned for two years after yet another biting incident

6/25/14 in Soccer   |   Pat   |   5232 respect

Luis Suarez apparently has a very serious biting problem, and it could cost him big-time now, after he allegedly bit Italy's Giorgio Chiellini ...

Gamblers worldwide won money when Luis Suarez bit the Italian player

6/24/14 in Soccer   |   JoeKukura   |   491 respect

The bite heard 'round the Internet is still being digested by the soccer-following world at large, but a few gamblers worldwide are glad they b...