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Colombia vs. Greece, 2014 World Cup: Cafeteros crush the Greeks

Greece is known for playing defense. They played very bad defense in Colombia's easy 3-0 win. Back when the World Cup draw was made, there's no doubt Colombia coach José Pékerman would've been very content. Set to play Ivory Coast and...Show More Summary

England vs. Italy, 2014 World Cup: 1-1 after quickfire back and forth

Well, this is fun. England and Italy have both scored, and it's 1-1 in the first half. Neither England nor Italy impressed in their World Cup preparation games. England cruised past an unimpressive Peru before labouring to draws against...Show More Summary

Uruguay vs. Costa Rica, 2014 World Cup: Stunning turnaround from the Ticos

Costa Rica conceded an early penalty. Then they laid a beating on Uruguay. While Group G has been dubbed the "Group of Death" due to the strength of all four teams, Group D might be the group with the best balanced top three. Uruguay,...Show More Summary

2014 World Cup bracket and schedule

Keep track of the latest results, from the group stage to the finals, with our World Cup schedule and bracket.

Spain vs. Netherlands, 2014 World Cup: The rematch is here

For the first time ever, the finalists from the previous World Cup face off in the group stage. Are the Netherlands stronger this time around, or are Spain ready to win a fourth straight major title? The World Cup's Group B action starts with a bang, as Spain meet the Netherlands in a rerun of the last World Cup final (3 p.m. Show More Summary

Mexico vs. Israel, 2014 World Cup friendlies: Underway from Estadio Azteca

Cuauhtémoc Blanco is getting a tribute game in Mexico's first pre-World Cup friendly, but things should get serious against Israel shortly. While some teams will play several friendlies during the build-up to the World Cup at home, Mexico will play just one match at the Estadio Azteca, Wednesday against Israel. Show More Summary

USA vs. Azerbaijan, 2014 World Cup friendlies: Underway from Candlestick Park

Alejandro Bedoya has taken over the spot vacated by Eddie Johnson, Landon Donovan and now-fullback Fabian Johnson. Will Jurgen Klinsmann's new setup work wonders for the USMNT? United States fans will get their first chance to see the...Show More Summary

FA Cup Final 2014, Arsenal vs. Hull City: Underway at Wembley

Hull City try to win the first FA Cup in their club's history, while Arsenal attempt to win their first trophy in nine years. The FA Cup is always clichéd narratives galore, and this year is no different. Will Arsenal finally end their...Show More Summary

Fiorentina vs. Napoli, 2014 Coppa Italia final: Match underway violence causes delays

Violence outside the stadium in Rome caused the delay of the Coppa Italia final. Napoli fans were injured, resulting in protests by their ultras, but they were convinced to let the match against Fiorentina go forward. Both Fiorentina...Show More Summary

Premier League, Week 36: Everton fighting for top four lives against Southampton

Everton are facing a difficult fight away to Southampton to keep their top four hopes alive. The relegation race heats up later, while Sunday features the round's biggest game: Liverpool vs. Chelsea. Southampton vs. Everton St. Mary's...Show More Summary

Atlético Madrid vs. Chelsea, 2014 UEFA Champions League: A defensive war?

Jose Mourinho and Diego Simeone appear to be trying to stall more than anything. Both Chelsea and Atlético Madrid are lined up very defensively. The Champions League semifinals get underway in Madrid on Tuesday, as Atlético Madrid host Chelsea at the Vicente Calderón. Show More Summary

Premier League, Week 35: Fulham inching closer to relegation

Fulham are losing at White Hart Lane, putting them in a position where they might have to get a result away to Stoke in two weeks. But the good news for them is that Norwich play Liverpool on Sunday. Tottenham Hotspur vs. Fulham White...Show More Summary

La Liga, Round 34: Atlético Madrid take another step towards the title

While the game was likely much closer than Diego Simeone would have liked, Atético Madrid did enough to earn three points from Elche on Friday. The title race rolls, missing one of the three teams in the mix. Atlético Madrid looks to...Show More Summary

Serie A, Round 34: Easter surprise with full Saturday fixture list

All 10 of Serie A's round 34 fixtures are held on a bonanza Easter Saturday. A stunning unbeaten run pulled Parma out of mid-table and into the fight for the final European place in Serie A, challenging Saturday's opponents Inter Milan,...Show More Summary

Real Madrid vs. Barcelona, 2014 El Clásico: Silverware on the line in Copa del Rey final

Carlo Ancelotti and Gerardo Martino are both on the hot seat at their respective clubs. The pressure on one of them will ease up after Real Madrid or Barcelona lifts the Copa del Rey at the end of a Clásico final. Gerardo "Tata" Martino...Show More Summary

Premier League mid-week 34: Arsenal beat West Ham, wait on Everton result

Arsenal are back in fourth place after defeating West Ham on Tuesday. Everton play Crystal Palace on Wednesday, while Manchester City takes on Sunderland. The FA Cup and League Cup suck up weekends well after half (or more) of the Premier League teams have been eliminated from the competition for reasons that can't quite be explained. Show More Summary

Serie A, Round 33: There are games. You might want to watch.

The great excitement this week lies in the sides struggling for safety. Or chasing Europa, if you like that sort of thing. This might be one of the most boring Serie A rounds we've seen in awhile. Not only is there no real marquee game (sorry Emilia-Romagna, your Meat Derby doesn't count), but the table is starting to look rather set. Show More Summary

La Liga, Round 33: Barcelona and Real Madrid in action on Saturday

The second and third place team in La Liga can put some pressure on Atlético Madrid, who play tomorrow. Five rounds remain in the 2013/14 La Liga season. Each team has 15 potential points on the table to, depending on their place inShow More Summary

Premier League, Week 34: Relegation six-pointer is Saturday's highlight

It's FA Cup semifinal weekend and the week of Liverpool-Manchester City, but the big game during the early slate of games on Saturday is the huge clash between Fulham and Norwich City. As a special note, all of the games that would normally kick off at 3 p.m. Show More Summary

UEFA Champions League 2014 semifinal draw: Bayern draw Madrid, Courtois situation gets messier

Bayern Munich and Real Madrid will contest a rematch of the classic semifinal from two seasons ago that went to penalties, while Atlético Madrid face Thibaut Courtois' parent club, Chelsea. The UEFA Champions League semifinalists each learn their fate on Friday when the draw is made for the competition's final four. Show More Summary

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