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USA Draws Tough Matchup in World Cup
In the midst of qualifying for the 2014 World Cup, the U.S. Men's National Team ripped off a 12-game winning streak and gave rise to the hope that the stars and stripes could make a legitimate run in the world's grandest sporting event.
That hope was all but annihilated on Friday, though, when the Un…
Which 32 Countries Will Compete In The 2014 World Cup?
After years of qualifying and over 100 eliminations, the 32 nation field for the 2014 World Cup is set. Assuming that Uruguay doesn't allow six goals to lowly Jordan in the final playoff qualifying match, we now know which countries will battle it out for the world's most prestigious sport…
World Cup Conference Cancelled
LONDON (AP) — Organizers of a major World Cup soccer conference in Rio de Janeiro say it's been called off.
Soccerex, a global trade show for the soccer industry, says in an emailed statement that the Rio secretary of sport "took the political decision to withdraw their support&am…
Brazil Gets Ready for World Cup
SAO PAULO (AP) — The Brazilian government wants to improve services for the nearly 600,000 international visitors and 3 million local tourists expected at next year's World Cup.
A committee that includes officials from several parts of the government areas has been meeting regularly to dis…
Robot Soccer Is Way More Watchable Than Euro 2012
The UEFA Euro 2012 is finally over, culminating with a 4-0 win for Spain on Sunday. Team Espana goalkeeper Iker Castillas pitched the shutout thanks to his mind-numbingly hot girlfriend, sideline reporter Sara Carbonero, staying out of his view. There are those who still think the game is difficult …
Heartbreak for the U.S. But a Win for USA Soccer
It was an unbelievable night in Germany in the Women's World Cup Final, one that has left this writer nearly speechless, and undoubtedly dejected.  It was a gut wrenching defeat for the U.S. and an impossible triumph for the Japanese.  Crestfallen as I am, I press on and give you my t…
USA Loses To Japan In World Cup Final
The United States women's run to a World Cup title is over.   
Japan stunned the USA in a penalty shootout Sunday night after coming from behind twice in a 2-2 tie.  The Japanese ouscored the Americans on PK's, 3-1.
USA Will Meet Japan In World Cup Final
Earlier today the US Women battled their way to a 3-1 win over France to earn their way into the World Cup final.  Japan will be the team that they face as the Japanese national team beat Sweden 3-1 this afternoon.

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