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

7/1/14 in Soccer   |   Pat   |   5229 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   |   34446 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

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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]

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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?

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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

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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

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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   |   488 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...

There are 95 scenarios in which the US soccer team can lose to Germany and still advance in the World Cup

6/23/14 in Soccer   |   JoeKukura   |   488 respect

You've surely been made aware the US men's soccer team can advance to the round of 16 with a win over Germany on Thursday. You are probably...

Klinsmann says the odds are against the US, but still wants a win vs Germany

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The United States is very close to making it out of the "Group of Death" and into elimination play, after beating Ghana 2-1 and finishing...

Jozy Altidore will miss Portugal game due to strained hamstring

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US star Jozy Altidore will miss the upcoming game against Portugal, and most likely the group stage finale against Germany as well. The American...

USA won their first game, but it may have come at a steep price

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The United States emerged victorious, beating Ghana 2-1 in their first match of the 2014 World Cup. Clint Dempsey got the Americans off to a 1-0...

Despite an own goal, Brazil opened the 2014 World Cup with a convincing win

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The game started on a bad note for Brazil, with defender Marcelo scoring an own goal early to put Croatia ahead 1-0. But the Brazilians stayed on t...

Of course the US won't win the World Cup, but should the head coach be the one to say it?

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Anyone with half a brain and a little bit of soccer knowledge knows that the United States has pretty much zero chance of winning the 2014 World Cu...

The boots for the 2014 Rio World Cup will be awesome

6/11/14 in Soccer   |   Pat   |   5229 respect

Adidas, Nike, Puma and the other companies making cleats for the upcoming World Cup are going all out. They're taking out all the stops in thei...