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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.

World Cup Podcast: Bravo, Brazil

The Sports Retort grades the World Cup, handicaps Argentina-Germany and presents a theory for why LeBron James isn’t the most important NBA free agent this summer.

The World Cup of Hair: Neymar vs. Son Heung-Min

Brazil's Neymar and South Korea's Son Hueng-Min meet in the finals of the World Cup of Hair.

Cameras, Robots and GPS: Small Tech Firms Seek World Cup Boost

Several small technology companies are looking to the World Cup to give their businesses a major boost.

The World Cup Final is a Vatican Cross-Courtyard Derby

Sunday's World Cup final game between Argentina and Germany is a cross-courtyard derby for Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.

Argentina Wins Shootout to Advance to the World Cup Final

The Journal provides analysis of the World Cup semifinal between Argentina and the Netherlands.

Brazil-Germany World Cup Match Spurs Memes and Jokes

In the semifinal match between Germany and Brazil, Germany scored five goals in the first 30 minutes. Almost immediately, memes and jokes started popping up on Twitter.

Brazil Embarrassed as Ruthless Germany Wins 7-1

The Journal provides analysis of the World Cup semifinal between Brazil and Germany.

Carmelo Anthony’s Decision May Come on Thursday

The New York Daily News, citing a friend of Carmelo Anthony’s, reported on Wednesday that the 30-year-old has decided to re-sign with the Knicks.

World Cup 2014: Netherlands vs. Argentina Live

The Journal provides analysis of the World Cup semifinal between Argentina and the Netherlands.

The Dutch World Cup Therapeutics; One Down, Two To Go

Bringing Messi & Co to their knees would help salvage some more historic wounds for the Netherlands and open the door to what could become the ultimate revenge; Beating Germany in the final of the World Cup.

Germany 7-1 Brazil: The Punts That Now Look Clever

Bookmakers confirmed Wednesday that some—if few—punters managed to cash in predicting the worst defeat in World Cup history after putting on "some stupid looking punts that look like a stroke of genius now."

The World Cup of Memes…The Jokes Keep Coming

The somber mood that hung over Brazil as the country reflected on a literally jaw-dropping blowout of a game was lifted a bit by an outpouring of jokes shared through Brazil’s hyper-active social networks.

Total Football? This Year’s Dutch Squad Is Better Than 2010

This year's Netherlands squad has been better than the 2010 team that lost in the final.

World Cup 2014: Brazil vs. Germany Live

The Journal provides analysis of the World Cup semifinal between Brazil and Germany.

Neymar Turns to Facebook to Support Brazil in World Cup Semifinals

Brazil's Neymar, who was ruled out of the World Cup with a back injury on Friday, has taken to Facebook to support his team as they face Germany in the semifinals.

Germany Set to be Confronted by ‘Thousands of Neymars’

Grupo ABC is giving away 60,000 masks emblazoned with Neymar's face for Tuesday's semifinal against Germany.

Live Blog: Novak Djokovic Wins Wimbledon Men’s Singles Final

It looked like it was over. After grinding out a two to one set advantage, Novak Djokovic had championship point on his serve in the fourth. His mental fortitude used to be beyond reproach, but after a recent string of Grand Slam meltdowns, there was cause for worry when he lost the point, lost the set, and allowed Roger Federer back into the match. Show More Summary

Podcast: Talking Baseball, Derek Jeter and Dunk Tanks

Ahead of the Midsummer Classic, the Sports Retort catches up on baseball’s first half and proposes innovative suggestions on how to bring more fun to the game.

Brazil Captain Thiago Silva Has His Ban Upheld by FIFA

Brazil will be without captain Thiago Silva for Tuesday's semifinal against Germany in Belo Horizonte.

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