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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

Players of Croatia celebrate after the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier playoff second leg match between Croatia and Iceland at Maksimir Stadium on November 19, 2013 in Zagreb, Croatia. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images)

Croatia’s WC Qualification Celebrations Overshadowed By Apparent Pro-Nazi Chants

Croatia’s World Cup qualification celebrations have been overshadowed by apparent pro-Nazi chants by some fans and defender Joe Simunic.

11/20/2013

Citi Field (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Honduras To Play Israel At Citi Field In Preparation Of World Cup Qualifiers

Honduras will play an exhibition game against Israel at Citi Field on June 2 in preparation for three World Cup qualifiers that include a match against the United States.

04/09/2013

The United States Women's National Team celebrate scoring the winning goal during injury time of extra time during the London 2012 Olympic football semi final match at Old Trafford. (Photo credit: PAUL ELLIS/AFP/GettyImages)

Hartnett: US, Canada Deliver A Soccer Spectacle At Old Trafford

For a stadium that had seen so many epic clashes, yesterday’s Olympic semifinal encounter between the United States’ Women’s National Team and Canada was befitting of stadium nicknamed the “Theatre of Dreams.”

08/07/2012

Japan v USA: FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 Final

Japan Beats USA In PK Shootout To Win The World Cup

Japan has won the Women’s World Cup, stunning the United States 3-1 in a penalty shootout Sunday night after coming from behind twice in a 2-2 tie.

WFAN–07/17/2011

USA's striker Abby Wambach scores the 1-2 goal past France's midfielder Sandrine Soubeyrand (16) during the FIFA women's football World Cup semi-final match France vs USA. (credit: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

The 3 Best Women’s World Cup Finals Parties In NYC

After 12 years, the USA Women’s Soccer team is once again at the World Cup Finals, this time facing Japan, with the showdown on Sunday, July 17. These bars are hosting the best parties.

CBS New York–07/15/2011

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US Beats Brazil To Advance To FIFA Semifinal

Showing a dramatic burst sure to captivate the folks back home, the Americans packed an entire World Cup’s worth of theatrics into a 15-minute span by beating Brazil 5-3 on penalty kicks after a 2-2 tie Sunday night.

WFAN–07/10/2011

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Russia, Qatar Get World Cups In 2018 And 2022

FIFA sent the World Cup into uncharted territory Thursday, handing the 2018 edition to Russia and going to Qatar in 2022. America had hoped to be selected, but alas.

WFAN–12/02/2010

(Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

USA Awaiting 2022 World Cup Vote On Thursday

Bidders promise another burst of explosive growth if FIFA’s executive committee awards the 2022 tournament to the United States when it votes Thursday in Zurich. Australia, Japan, Qatar and South Korea are the competition.

WFAN–11/30/2010