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Podcast: Breakfast at Royal Liverpool?

Ranking golf’s majors, counting down the days until college football season and grooving pitches to Derek Jeter.

MLB All-Star Game Live Blog

The Journal provides analysis of the 2014 MLB All-Star Game, which the American League leads 5-3.

MLB All-Star Game Live Blog

The Journal provides analysis of the 2014 MLB All-Star Game.

Brazil Welcomes One Million World Cup Tourists

With most in agreement that Brazil pulled off a great World Cup, tourism officials have announced that a total of one million foreign visitors visited the country for the month-long event.

Brazil Wins the Facebook Social Activity World Cup

Brazil placed fourth in the World Cup, but the latest data from Facebook shows it was a clear number one in terms of activity for the social networking site.

World Cup Podcast: But Was It a Golazo?

Sure, Germany won the World Cup, but a crucial question remains: Just how stellar was the game-winning goal?

The Winners and Losers of the 2014 World Cup

Despite the warm sentiment for this German team, the World Cup was not without its losers. Lionel Messi won the tournament’s top prize as its best player, but still suffered doubts that he’d ever live up to national hero Diego Maradona after falling short in the final.

Germany Printed Five Million Stamps Celebrating Its World Cup Victory… Before the Final Took Place

Germany was so confident it would win the World Cup that it pre-printed a run of five million stamps commemorating its soccer victory before the final game even took place.

Germany Defeats Argentina to Win World Cup

Germany defeated Argentina 1-0 in a match that ran into extra time. Mario Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title.

World Cup Final: Germany vs. Argentina Live

The Journal provides analysis of the World Cup final between Germany and Argentina.

Rousseff Sends Thank You Letter to Brazilian National Team

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff on Sunday sent a thank you letter to the Brazilian national team after its 3-0 defeat by Holland in Saturday’s consolation game.

Argentina Gets Defensive at the World Cup

Only one team (Spain in 2010) has won the World Cup with a lower goal-per-game average than this year’s Argentina.

North Korea Isn’t in the World Cup Final

A spoof video doing the rounds shows a North Korean news broadcast saying that the national team has made it to the World Cup final in Brazil, thrashing Japan, China and and the U.S. in the process.

After Poor Performance, Values of Brazilian Players Are Plummeting

RIO DE JANEIRO--Brazil's national soccer team lost more than a couple of matches following its blow-out loss to Germany in the World Cup semifinals and subsequent thumping by the Dutch in the consolation game.

Brazilians Call for Soccer ‘Renewal,’ but Change Is Uncertain

SÃO PAULO--In the days since Brazil’s humiliating World Cup smack-down by Germany, some politicians, players and others have called for a re-boot of Brazilian soccer.

Mayweather Agrees to a Rematch With Maidana

Floyd “Money” Mayweather’s agreed to a rematch with Marcos “El Chino” Maidana (35-4, 31 knockouts) on September 13 at the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

LeBron James Returns to Cleveland: Reactions From Social Media

LeBron James is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers. See how the web reacted to the decision.

The LeBron Lunacy

On Thursday afternoon, the NBA world went insane. Everyone thought LeBron James was about to announce his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Soccer Agony Arrives Like Clockwork for Brazil Fans

We Brazilians love the World Cup. But there is one - and only one - possibility of happiness at the end of any tournament: A Brazilian team captain raising the golden trophy.

Germany’s 12th Man at the World Cup: Big Data

As Germany prepares for Sunday’s World Cup final against Argentina, it will have Big Data on its side.

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