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  • Uruguay's Luis Suarez, gone from World Cup, promises no more biting

     Uruguay's Luis Suarez, gone from World Cup, promises no more biting
    Uruguay's Luis Suarez, who has been suspended three times for biting opponents, said it will never happen again. Again. In 2010, while playing for Ajax in the Dutch Eredivisie, Suarez bit Otman Bakkal, then of PSV Eindhoven, on the shoulder. After...
  • Facebook: World Cup was biggest social media event ever

    Facebook: World Cup was biggest social media event ever
    Brazil's World Cup was the biggest social media event on record involving 350 million Facebook users worldwide, the company claimed Monday, as it made strides into the so-called "real-time" market dominated by Twitter. People increasingly are using social...
  • Catalonia's Sitges Fest Fetes Roland Emmerich

    MADRID - Announcing its first heavyweight creative presence at Spain's Sitges Festival, L.A.-based scribe-helmer-producer Roland Emmerich, director of "Independence Day," "2012" and "Stargate," will receive the Grand Honorary Award at Spain's 47th...
  • Discovery, Intuition Films Roll Out 'Inside Football'

    MADRID - The U.S. team's FIFA World Cup run may be over, but U.S. production-distribution opportunities for soccer-themed content most certainly is not. In one of the latest moves, Discovery and Spain's Intuition Films are rolling out docu series "Inside...
  • The World Cup has always been a reality check for U.S.

    The World Cup has always been a reality check for U.S.
    Our country is notorious. We are pretty hard to ignore. We have the world's largest gross domestic product. Our companies find their ways into every corner of the globe. The business world has adopted our language. We are the largest developed country,...
  • Luis Suarez bottle opener shaped like his mouth pops top with a bite

    Luis Suarez bottle opener shaped like his mouth pops top with a bite
    FIFA may have suspended Uruguay and Liverpool striker Luis Suarez after he bit Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during a World Cup game Tuesday, but the Suarez biting memes just keep coming. And now, the soccer star has made his way into the food and...
  • Colombia could be the gem of this World Cup

    Colombia could be the gem of this World Cup
    Colombia will mark two soccer milestones this week. One is happy, the other tragic. One inspires pride, the other sorrow. And chances are one doesn't happen without the other. On Friday, Colombia plays in a World Cup quarterfinal for the first...
  • James Rodriguez leads Colombia past Uruguay, 2-0, at World Cup

    James Rodriguez leads Colombia past Uruguay, 2-0, at World Cup
    Don't be fooled by his given name. It reads "James" but is pronounced "HAH-mez." Also, don't be fooled by his age (22) and dearth of World Cup experience (none before this one). The baby-faced James Rodriguez brought some serious star power to a match...
  • Uruguayan backpacker, confused about visas, lands in U.S. detention

    A man from Uruguay who has been backpacking through North America and doing volunteer work along the way was trying to head to Canada on the last day of his U.S. visa — and ended up in a U.S. detention center instead. Diego Farre Simonassi, 29,...
  • Uruguay con superávit comercial interanual de 136,1 mln dlr en junio

    MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - Uruguay tuvo un superávit comercial de 136,1 millones de dólares en junio, impulsado por ventas de carnes y cereales, frente al saldo favorable de 226 millones de dólares del mismo mes del año previo, informó el miércoles el banco...
  • 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'...