2014 World Cup

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Top 7 Greatest Things About Playing Youth Soccer

Here are the top seven greatest things about playing youth soccer.

06/27/2014

Portugal ties the U.S. in the final minute (Photo Credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Top 5 Thrilling Finishes In 2014 World Cup So Far

Let’s take a look at the top five thrilling finishes so far in the 2014 World Cup after 10 days.

06/24/2014

A picture taken from a smartphone from the Press tribune of Manaus stadium on June 10, 2014, shows the pitch of the Amazonia Arena. The pitch where England and Italy will play their opening World Cup game on June 14 was said to be in poor condition -- noticeably dry and particularly bare around one of the goals, revealing large yellowing areas of turf. (COLIN DRONIOU/AFP/Getty Images)

Welcome To The Jungle: Italy, England Set To Play In Brutal Amazon Conditions

The heat and humidity will be a factor, and so will the poor playing surface, when the Amazonian jungle city of Manaus hosts England and Italy in its first World Cup match on Saturday.

06/12/2014

Fans cheer during the international friendly match between the United States and Nigeria at EverBank Field on June 7, 2014 in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Soccer Is Boring TV, Which Is Why Most Americans Don’t Care About World Cup

Soccer fever will grip the planet this week as the 2014 World Cup kicks off in Brazil. I already have a headache. Before you pounce on me with derivations of “ugly American,” hear me out.

06/10/2014

John Brooks of the USA, in action against Ukraine at Antonis Papadopoulos stadium on March 5, 2014 in Larnaca, Cyprus. (Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Getty Images)

U.S. Men’s Soccer Unveils World Cup Road Kit

After unveiling a plain white home jersey for the World Cup, the U.S. Soccer Federation is going with a colorful red-white-and-blue design for its road uniform.

04/01/2014

Russia national team’s players pose for a group photo before their international friendly football match against Serbia in Dubai's Al Wasl stadium on Nov. 15, 2013. (ALEXANDER FEDOROV/AFP/Getty Images)

Ukrainian Ambassador Raises Idea Of Booting Russia Out Of World Cup

Russia may one day pay a steep price for its actions in Ukraine. Its national soccer team may feel the backlash sooner.

03/04/2014

Landon Donovan and Clint Dempsey (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

USA Draws ‘Group Of Death’ At 2014 World Cup Draw

The United States will play Germany, Portugal and Ghana in a tough first-round group at next year’s World Cup that will take them on a lengthy 9,000-mile trip around Brazil.

12/06/2013

Workers (L) stare at damages at the Arena de Sao Paulo -- Itaquerao do Corinthians -- stadium, still under construction, after a crane fell across part of the metallic structure, on November 27, 2013 in Sao Paulo. (Photo credit should read Miguel Schincariol/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Killed In Collapse At Venue Hosting World Cup Opener

Part of the stadium that will host the 2014 World Cup opener in Brazil collapsed on Wednesday, killing two workers and raising urgent new concerns whether the country will be ready for soccer’s signature event.

11/27/2013