World Cup

A comedian throws money at FIFA President Sepp Blatter during a press conference on July 20, 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images)

Comedian Throws Cash At Sepp Blatter During FIFA Presser

Throwing money in the air as security led him away, Simon Brodkin said: “Here we go Sepp. Thank you. Cheers Sepp. It’s all there, as discussed. Thank you. Good doing business.”

07/20/2015

USWNT ticker-tape parade kicks off on July 10, 2015. (credit: Alice Gainer/CBS2)

NYC Celebrates Women’s World Cup Winners With Ticker-Tape Parade, City Hall Ceremony

The Women’s World Cup ticker-tape parade is over, but the celebrations continue.

07/10/2015

Midfielder Megan Rapino holds the World Cup trophy  on float with Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family (CBS2)

Kids From Across Tri-State Area Bring Energy, Excitement To World Cup Championship Parade

UFT President Michael Mulgrew said he U.S. women’s soccer team exhibits a great work ethic and competitive spirit that can inspire student athletes — especially girls.

07/10/2015

World Cup merch

World Cup, U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Merchandise Sales See Big Spike

Sales on Fanatics.com, the largest online sports retailer, said after the big win merchandise sale spiked 3,000 percent.

07/10/2015

USA teammates hold the trophy following the teams' win in the final 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup match between USA and Japan .      (Photo credit: FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Parade For Women’s World Cup Winners Will Be ‘Magical’

The team will be honored with a parade in lower Manhattan up the stretch of Broadway from the Battery to City Hall known as the “Canyon of Heroes” on Friday.

07/09/2015

Christie Rampone #3 of the United States holds the World Cup Trophy after their 5-2 win over Japan in the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final at BC Place Stadium on July 5, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

New York City Looking Into Parade For U.S. Women After World Cup Win

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s press secretary says the administration is looking into logistics and talking to the team and other partners about the idea.

07/06/2015

Abby Wambach #20 of the United States celebrates after their 5-2 win over Japan in the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final at BC Place Stadium on July 5, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

PHOTOS: U.S. Wins Women’s World Cup

All the best images from Sunday’s historic victory over Japan.

07/06/2015

MONTREAL, QC - JUNE 30:  Kelley O'Hara #5 of the United States celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal in the second half against Germany in the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Semi-Final Match at Olympic Stadium on June 30, 2015 in Montreal, Canada.  (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

U.S. Women’s Team Beats Germany 2-0, Advances To World Cup Final

Celia Sasic picked a pretty bad time for Germany’s first missed penalty kick in the women’s World Cup.

06/30/2015

Forward Sydney Leroux of the USA (R) vies for the ball with Australian defender Servet Uzunlar during the Group D match of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup between the USA and Australia at the Winnipeg Stadium on June 8, 2015, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD

U.S. Overcomes Shaky Start, Rides Rapinoe Goals To 3-1 Win Over Australia

Megan Rapinoe scored twice and the United States overcame early defensive shakiness to beat Australia 3-1 Monday night in the Americans’ opener at the Women’s World Cup.

06/09/2015

Former FIFA official Chuck Blazer in 2004 (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

Ex-FIFA Official Admits To World Cup Bribes

Chuck Blazer told a U.S. federal judge that he and others in soccer’s governing body agreed to receive bribes in the votes for the hosts of the 1998 and 2010 World Cups.

06/04/2015

Sepp Blatter

Sepp Blatter Survives As President Of Scandal-Marred FIFA

Sepp Blatter has been re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term, chosen to lead world soccer despite separate U.S. and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption.

05/29/2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and FIFA president Sepp Blatter attend the 2014 World Cup final between Germany and Argentina at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 13, 2014. (Photo by Pedro Ugarte/AFP/Getty Images)

Vladimir Putin Accuses U.S. Of Meddling Into FIFA Affairs

The Russian president tried to portray the probe as an attempt to go after dissenters, likening the case to the persecution of U.S. whistleblowers Julian Assange and Edward Snowden.

05/28/2015

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch discusses charges in the FIFA corruption scandal on May 27, 2015. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Charges Against FIFA Officials Announced In Brooklyn Federal Court

Seven soccer officials were arrested and 14 indicted Wednesday in a U.S. corruption probe.

05/27/2015

FIFA director of communications Walter de Gregorio attends a press conference at the organization's headquarters on May 27, 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland. Swiss police on Wednesday raided a hotel to detain top FIFA officials as part of a U.S. investigation. (Photo by Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images)

FIFA Says It Embraces Blockbuster Arrests Of Top Officials

FIFA spokesman Walter de Gregorio says soccer’s governing body is the “damaged party” in the corruption probe and will cooperate fully with authorities.

05/27/2015

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5 Sports Events More Surprising Than Beck Winning Album Of The Year

Let’s take a look at five events in sports over the last year more surprising than Beck’s shocking GRAMMYs Album of the Year win.

02/09/2015

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