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2022 World Cup to Start in November?

2022 Qatar World Cup Might Be a November-December Event The FIFA task force is deciding whether or not the 2022 World Cup should be a November-December event instead of its regular time during the summer. Qatar is hosting the

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Neymar Joins Olympic Squad to Ease World Cup Woes

Neymar and Brazil Hope to See Gold Come 2016 Brazilian and FC Barcelona super star, Neymar looks to settle the score in the Rio 2016 Olympics. On Wednesday the Brazilian striker confirmed that he will be representing Brazil at the

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12 Months of Sports – 2014 A Year in Review

As the year 2014 comes to a close, it’s important to reflect – to take time and look back at the good, the bad, and, well, you get it. This year did in fact remind us, not-so-subtly, that athletes are

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Germany Poised to Dominate International Soccer Following World Cup Win

It’s fitting that as the era of Spanish dominance in international soccer is seemingly coming to a close, we are witness to the birth of the next king. This World Cup has been about the rise of Germany from

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Argentina’s Tournament Run Has Been About Defense, Not Lionel Messi

Sometimes the media gets so worked up about a story that no matter what happens to the contrary, the original story is the only logical explanation. When it comes to the 2014 World Cup, that story has been Lionel

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Fair or Not, David Luiz Will Shoulder Blame for Brazil Defeat

Emotion can be a funny thing in sports. There is little else that can place a player more at the forefront of his sport than wearing his or her emotion on the sleeve. Arguably even more than talent, an

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German Quality Outshines Brazilian Emotion

Rewind to May 1, 2013. Bayern Munich had just finished a 3-0 thrashing of Barcelona at Camp Nou to complete a 7-0 aggregate victory and advance to a Champions League Final match against Borussia Dortmund, who had similarly beaten

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Brandi Chastain: Social Media Elevating World Cup, Soccer in the U.S.

Despite being eliminated, Americans are still tuning in to watch the World Cup, suggesting a growing passion for soccer. Brandi Chastain joins us to discuss

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Brazil Beats Colombia 2-1, Loses Neymar for Tournament

Sometimes victory can come with a great cost. When it comes to Brazil’s 2-1 win against Colombia, that launches the home country into the semifinal, great doesn’t begin to cover it. In the quarterfinal match the Brazilians came at

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Brazil Beat Chile in Penalties in Opening Match of Knockout Rounds

It was never going to be easy for Brazil. After the group stages finished, with Brazil topping group A ahead of Mexico, and the round of 16 pairings were finalized, the Brazilians must have nearly fainted. A draw against