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  • Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat

    Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat
    SAO PAULO -- The last time Brazil hosted soccer's World Cup, a humiliating 2-1 loss to Uruguay went down in history as a trauma that permanently damaged the country's psyche. Generations after that defeat in 1950, the national team was under enormous...
  • World Cup: Luis Suarez appeal is rejected by FIFA

    Luis Suarez's ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini during a World Cup match has been upheld by soccer's international governing body. So does that mean the Uruguay and Liverpool star is going to spend the next several months in quiet reflection on why it'...
  • Suarez loses appeal against biting ban

    Suarez loses appeal against biting ban
    RIO DE JANEIRO - Uruguay forward Luis Suarez, banned from all soccer activity for four months and nine competitive internationals for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during a World Cup match, has lost his appeal, FIFA said Thursday. FIFA's...
  • World Cup: 'Golazo!' author on soccer passion in Latin America

    The London-based, Uruguayan-raised writer Andreas Campomar has a new book out on the history of soccer in Latin America. “Golazo!” (Riverhead: 496 pp., $16) is named after the famous cry (meaning "fantastic goal") heard in Spanish-speaking...
  • World Cup's longest day features marquee names, and some missing ones

    World Cup's longest day features marquee names, and some missing ones
    That was some star-laden cast in "The Longest Day," the 1962 film about D-Day with John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Richard Burton and Robert Mitchum. The marquee for the longest day in the World Cup similarly shines with dazzling names, from Italy's Mario...
  • World Cup round-up: Costa Rica stuns Uruguay; Lionel Messi takes stage

    World Cup round-up: Costa Rica stuns Uruguay; Lionel Messi takes stage
    They were the afterthought of Group D, a team no one expected to gain even a measly point. The Ticos did not care. Costa Rica stunned 2010 World Cup semifinalists Uruguay, 3-1, on Saturday, fighting back from a one-goal deficit to move atop Group D....
  • World Cup final features best team versus best player

    World Cup final features best team versus best player
    After 31 days, 63 games and 170 goals, this World Cup finally will be decided Sunday in the tournament's most compelling matchup. Over the last month, players have had their shoulders bitten and their backs broken. Unsung players such as Colombia's...
  • Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat; some turn sarcastic

    Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat; some turn sarcastic
    The last time Brazil hosted soccer's World Cup, a humiliating 2-1 loss to Uruguay went down in history as a trauma that permanently damaged the country's psyche. Generations after that defeat in 1950, the national team was under enormous pressure not to...
  • 2014 World Cup Schedule

    2014 World Cup Schedule
    THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014 Brazil 3, Croatia 1 FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014 Mexico 1, Cameroon 0 Netherlands 5, Spain 1 Chile 3, Australia 0 SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014 Colombia 3, Greece 0 Costa Rica 3, Uruguay 1 Italy 2, England 1 Ivory Coast 2, Japan 1 SUNDAY,...
  • World Cup 2014: Highlights, lowlights and surprises

    World Cup 2014: Highlights, lowlights and surprises
    Thirty-one days, 64 games, 12 cities, 171 goals and one bizarre assault, with Uruguay's Luis Suarez biting an Italian opponent. This World Cup had it all. Brazil, the host country, proved to be better at party planning than at soccer (who would have...
  • Uruguay's World Cup prospects hinge partly on Luis Suarez's knee

    Uruguay's World Cup prospects hinge partly on Luis Suarez's knee
    Luis Suarez is the best soccer player in the world. That's not opinion, it's science. Or at least it's the science compiled by Bloomberg, which analyzed players in Europe's top five leagues, measuring everything from defensive and attacking...
  • If U.S. soccer is the Cubs, then ...

    If U.S. soccer is the Cubs, then ...
    Soon the World Cup will dominate sports conversations around the globe. And while soccer has made inroads in the U.S., some Chicagoans may not be up to speed. But there's no need to study maps and atlases. RedEye has comparisons to help everyone...