World Cup

Buster Posey #28 and Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game 7 of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

The 10 Most Memorable Sporting Events Of 2014

When we look back at 2014, these are some of the games — not to mention stock-car races, tennis finals and golf rounds — we’ll remember the most.

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Fans hold a sign in support of Derek Jeter prior to the last game of the season against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on September 28, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

The Top 14 Sports Stories Of 2014

Our sports teams here in New York weren’t all that good this past year — except for the Rangers (and, OK, now the Islanders). Still, we found reasons — both good and bad — to keep tuning in.

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The front of FIFA's head office in Zurich on September 26, 2014 (Photo by Sebastien Bozon/AFP/Getty Images)

FIFA Prosecutor Resigns In Protest Over World Cup Report

Michael Garcia, who led the probe into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bid process, cited a “lack of leadership” at the top of FIFA in his resignation statement.

12/17/2014

The front of FIFA's head office in Zurich on September 26, 2014 (Photo by Sebastien Bozon/AFP/Getty Images)

FIFA In Turmoil After Clearing Qatar, Russia In World Cup Probe

Hours after a FIFA judge cleared Russia and Qatar of corruption in their winning World Cup bids, the American who led the investigation said Thursday he would appeal the decision.

11/13/2014

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A Travel Guide To London, England

Read on for a visitor’s guide to transportation, dining, hotels and the top attractions in London.

08/05/2014

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6 Stars Of The World Cup, Where Are They Now?

That guy who bit that other guy, what’s he up to?

07/24/2014

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

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6 Worst Injuries Of The 2014 World Cup

Sometimes they aren’t just crying wolf.

07/15/2014

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7 World Cup Pitch Invaders Who Regret Nothing

Although their fates remain a mystery, these few moments of glory will always be remembered…by them.

07/14/2014

Bastian Schweinsteiger of Germany consoles Lionel Messi of Argentina after Germany's 1-0 victory in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Maracana on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Lionel Messi’s World Cup Ends On Bitter Note

After carrying his team through the group stage in Brazil with four goals, Messi seemed to run out of steam.

07/14/2014

Germany's forward Mario Goetze (R) celebrates with teammates after scoring during the final football match between Germany and Argentina for the FIFA World Cup at The Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on July 13, 2014.  AFP PHOTO / JUAN MABROMATA        (Photo credit should read JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Late Goetze Goal Gives Germany The Edge In 1-0 World Cup Title Win

Mario Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina on Sunday.

07/14/2014

German fans watch the final game of the World Cup on a big screen TV near the East River. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

German Fans Celebrate Close Win Over Argentina In World Cup Title Game

Germany beat Argentina to win the world Cup with a lone goal in extra time on Sunday.

07/13/2014

Lionel Messi of Argentina celebrates scoring his team's second goal and his second of the game during the World Cup Group F match against Nigeria at Estadio Beira-Rio on June 25, 2014 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Argentina, Germany Go For World Cup Glory

The most entertaining World Cup in a generation comes down to a final match that pits the planet’s best player against the tournament’s best team.

07/13/2014

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JULY 12:  A Brazil fan watches during the first half of their game aganst the Netherlands while watching on Copacabana Beach on July 12, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazil went on to lose the 2014 FIFA World Cup third place match 3-0.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Dejected Brazilians Watch Another World Cup Loss

Across the nation, fans hoping for some measure of redemption were disappointed as Brazil failed to score and said their only solace was that the country managed to put on a good World Cup show for the world.

07/12/2014

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7 Things To Know Before Argentina-Germany World Cup Final

On Sunday at 3PM ET, the 22 best players over the past month will take the field and try to win their country a trophy and prove to the world that they are the best football club. Here are 7 things you need to know before Argentina and Germany take the pitch for which should be a hard fought battle.

07/11/2014

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