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Parents Growing More Concerned Over Potential For Concussions In Young Soccer Players

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday and seeks class action status on behalf of current and former soccer players who competed for teams governed by FIFA and several U.S.-based soccer organizations.

08/27/2014

Geoff Cameron of the United States challenges Marouane Fellaini of Belgium during the World Cup Round of 16 match at Arena Fonte Nova on July 1, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

USMNT Falls To 15th In FIFA Rankings Following World Cup

The United States fell two places to 15th despite reaching the round of 16 where they lost to Belgium. The Americans were overtaken by the Dutch, Chile and France.

07/17/2014

Alvaro Pereira of Uruguay receives treatment during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To Concussions

To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.

07/11/2014

Tim Howard of the United States looks on in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States at Arena Fonte Nova on July 1, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Keidel: World Cup Runneth Over

You’ll notice the ratings for this World Cup are highest in the Northeast, where folks try rather hard to look most enlightened. And you may also notice by the time the U.S. team lost to Belgium, some of them had already jumped ship.

07/03/2014

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Tim Howard

Here are eight things you didn’t know about Tim Howard a.k.a. “The Brick Wall.”

07/03/2014

United States fans enjoy the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

17 World Cup Fans More Prepared For The Fourth Of July Than You

These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:

07/03/2014

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10 Rules For The Colombia Vs. Brazil Drinking Game

Now that the U.S. has been knocked out of the World Cup, Americans need a new reason to drink.

07/03/2014

Christian Raja (R), of Brooklyn, reacts at a missed attempt on goal by the United during overtime against Belgium in the World Cup (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

9 Things U.S. Team Fans Will Miss After Their World Cup Exit

Belgium defeated the U.S. 2-1 in full time and deflated the American hype and furor around our new favorite sport-of-the-moment. Although we won’t see the USMNT contend for the title, good times and camaraderie were had by all.

07/02/2014

Uruguay fans holds up a t-shirt of Luis Suarez ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil round of 16 match between Colombia and Uruguay (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

5 Things You Missed At The World Cup In Brazil: Week 4

The World Cup is still in motion and the USMNT is still alive in Brazil. Here are five things that you may have missed during the World Cup this past week.

06/30/2014

Luis Suarez of Uruguay and Giorgio Chiellini of Italy react after a clash during the World Cup Group D match at Estadio das Dunas on June 24, 2014 in Natal, Brazil. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Suarez Tells FIFA Panel That He Lost Balance, Bite Was Not Deliberate

Luis Suarez told FIFA’s disciplinary panel that he did not deliberately bite Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup.

06/28/2014

Luis Suarez of Uruguay and Giorgio Chiellini of Italy react after a clash during the World Cup Group D match at Estadio das Dunas on June 24, 2014 in Natal, Brazil. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Giorgio Chiellini: Luis Suarez’s Ban For Biting Me Is ‘Excessive’

Giorgio Chiellini believes Luis Suarez has been harshly punished by FIFA for biting his shoulder during their decisive World Cup match.

06/27/2014

Head coach Joachim Loew of Germany (credit: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

8 Times Germany’s Coach Joachim Loew Was Over The Rain

Joachim Loew didn’t just battle the U.S., he did so while dealing with his nemesis…rain. Here’s the 8 times Germany’s head coach Joachim Loew was over the rain in Recife, Brazil…

06/26/2014

Luis Suarez of Uruguay and Giorgio Chiellini of Italy react after a clash during the World Cup Group D match at Estadio das Dunas on June 24, 2014 in Natal, Brazil. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

FIFA Bans Uruguay Striker Luis Suarez For 4 Months For Biting Opponent

The ban is effective immediately, meaning Suarez will miss Uruguay’s round-of-16 game against Colombia on Saturday.

06/26/2014

Luis Suarez of Uruguay and Giorgio Chiellini of Italy react after a clash during the World Cup Group D match at Estadio das Dunas on June 24, 2014 in Natal, Brazil. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Norwegian Wins $2,700 After Betting That Suarez Would Bite Opponent

More than 150 people across Europe put money down that he would do it again during the World Cup, and raked in winnings 175-fold, a Swedish gambling company said on Wednesday.

06/25/2014

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15 Brilliant Reactions To The Luis Suarez World Cup Bite On Twitter

Suarez, who’s been suspended twice before for biting and could be out for the rest of the tourney, is currently starring on social media. I mean if one player bites another at the World cup, you’re gonna get some attention. Here are 15 amazing Tweets about the Suarez World Cup Snack.

06/24/2014

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