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Cristiano Ronaldo (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal To Train For World Cup At Jets’ Facility

The New York Jets said Wednesday that Portugal will be based at the NFL team’s training center from June 3-9 and go through five workouts there.

03/27/2014

The starting 11 of the USA men's national team pose for a group photo prior to their international friendly match against the Korea Republic at StubHub Center on February 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team To Play Friendly Against Ukraine

Wednesday’s friendly appeared to be in jeopardy because of the upheaval in Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. But the U.S. Soccer Federation said in an emailed statement that the game would proceed as scheduled.

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

Australian and English cricket fans observe a minute's silence to mark the passing of former South African president Nelson Mandela on Dec. 6, 2013. (Photo WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)

Sporting Tributes For Nelson Mandela

The former South African president, Nobel Peace Prize winner and anti-apartheid leader died Thursday at the age of 95, leading to a vast outpouring of tributes from the world’s best-known athletes and top sporting bodies.

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

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

Graham Zusi #19 of the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team  (Photo by Kyle Rivas/Getty Images)

US Stuns Panama 3-2 In Stoppage Time, Saves Mexico’s World Cup Hopes

Graham Zusi and Aron Johannsson scored in second-half stoppage time, giving United States a 3-2 win Tuesday night that left Mexico’s hopes alive and knocked out the Panamanians.

10/16/2013

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

(credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Skier Lindsey Vonn Airlifted To Hospital After Crash At Worlds

Lindsey Vonn crashed during the super-G Tuesday and was taken to a hospital by helicopter after apparently hurting her right knee at the world championships.

02/05/2013

Clint Dempsey

USA Stuns Italy, First Win Over 4-Time World Cup Champions In Nearly 80 Years

The United States beat Italy for the first time in 11 games over 78 years, a 1-0 victory in an exhibition Wednesday night on Clint Dempsey’s goal in the 55th minute.

WFAN–02/29/2012

Christie Rampone holds her daughter, Reece, 1, and answers reporter's questions after arriving in Times Square Monday, July 18, 2011, after the team's defeat to Japan Sunday at the Women's World Cup final in Germany. (credit: AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Cheering NYC Crowd Welcomes Home US Women’s World Cup Soccer Team

So they didn’t win a championship. New York City still gave the U.S. Women’s World Cup team a warm welcome home. One by one, tired and disappointed players trudged off the bus and were greeted with cheers and waves from appreciative fans who didn’t seem to mind a bit that they came up short.

WFAN–07/19/2011

(Al ‘Hughes’ Dukes Photography)

B&C Morning Show: Year Of The Craigie (YOTC)

The guys had differing opinions about the U.S. Women’s performance in Sunday’s World Cup finals loss to Japan. Craig thought they choked, while Boomer did not. We put it to a poll and Craigie was very pleased to announce that 53 percent of respondents agreed with him.

WFAN–07/19/2011

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

(PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

B&C Morning Show: Jerry Updates On Mets’ Alderson, Hot Soccer Babes

With an off-night on the baseball diamond, Jerry didn’t have much to report on as far as on-field action, but he did have some information to pass along after Mets GM Sandy Alderson spoke on a conference call yesterday.

WFAN–07/14/2011

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)

US Moves To World Cup Final After 3-1 Win Over France

The United States is in the World Cup final for the first time since it last won the title in 1999, and once again Abby Wambach came up big for these Americans, scoring in a 3-1 victory over France on Wednesday.

WFAN–07/13/2011

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