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Blog Post Archive

Finally, Something Brazilian and Argentine Soccer Fans Agree On

On one point, at least, Brazilian and Argentine football fans agree: they desperately want their countries to face each other in the World Cup Final.

World Cup 2014: France vs. Nigeria Live

The Journal provides analysis of the World Cup round of 16 match between France and Nigeria.

Mayor of Nice Cracks Down on Foreign Flag Waving

It’s time to wave goodbye to soccer hysteria on the Côte d’Azur, unless of course you’re supporting Les Bleus. The mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, has issued a decree banning the “ostentatious waving of foreign flags” in the center of the French Riviera’s largest city.

The World Cup Is at a Fever Pitch

It’s not difficult to see why so many more Americans have cared about this year’s World Cup.

World Cup 2014: Costa Rica vs. Greece Live

The Journal provides analysis of the World Cup round of 16 match between Costa Rica and Greece.

World Cup 2014: Netherlands vs. Mexico Live

The Journal provides analysis of the World Cup round of 16 match between the Netherlands and Mexico.

The Americans: Watching, Waiting

After surviving the most difficult group in the tournament, a lightness has fallen over the U.S. World Cup team.

World Cup 2014: Colombia vs. Uruguay Live

The Journal provides analysis of the World Cup round of 16 match between Colombia and Uruguay. The winner will face host Brazil in the quarterfinals.

World Cup 2014: Brazil vs. Chile Live

The Journal provides analysis of the World Cup round of 16 match between Brazil and Chile.

Brazilians Finding That Irresistible Feeling Only the World Cup Can Bring

Brazilians are rushing to snap tickets, buy that jersey they thought they wouldn’t this time, and even search for last-minute flight deals to make it to other cities hosting the cup. Not to go to a match, but to experience the excitement.

Why Draws in Soccer Make Sense — Most of the Time

While some people hate draws in soccer, here's why they make sense, at least most of the time.

2014 FIFA World Cup Podcast: The United States of South America

On the latest Sports Retort, would the U.S. men’s national soccer team benefit from playing in South America’s World Cup qualifying group?

World Cup Tourists Treating Local Women With Disrespect

The arrival of hundreds of thousands of raucous male soccer fans in Brazil is sparking complaints from residents that tourists are treating host cities like a playground and local women with disrespect.

World Cup 2014: The World Cup of Hair

Vote for the best hairstyles from all the 2014 World Cup teams. It's the World Cup of Hair.

The Dutch Plant Their Flag in Brazil

With their national soccer team on a surprising tear in this year’s World Cup, Nederlanders have staked out a new colony: Brazil.

Winning by Losing: Is It the American Way?

U.S. coach Juergen Klinsmann claps after the team clinched a spot in the knockout round, despite losing to Germany. People who don’t like soccer were enabled to deploy their pro forma arguments after Thursday’s World Cup match between the U.S. Show More Summary

Live Blog: 2014 NBA Draft

Pick-by-pick analysis of the 2014 NBA draft. How high will Jabari Parker, Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid go?

High-Scoring World Cup Matches Please Fans and Ecologists

The Brazilian state of Bahia has promised to plant 1,111 trees for every goal scored in the capital Salvador during the six World Cup games to be played in Fonte Nova.

U.S.’s Growing Soccer Prowess Highlights Canada’s Lack of It

To many Canadians, the U.S.’s growing soccer prowess is a reminder of their country’s lack of it.

World Cup 2014: South Korea vs. Belgium; Algeria vs. Russia Live

Analysis of the final games in Group H at the 2014 World Cup, featuring South Korea vs. Belgium and Algeria vs. Russia at 4 p.m. ET.

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