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Go Easy on Neymar

One year ago today, Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez transformed an otherwise uneventful round of World Cup play – two relatively boring games, one of which featured the already-eliminated English national team – into a global referendum on biting. 637 more words

Brazil World Cup stadiums symbol of tournament's dubious legacy

Vivek Chaudhary – ESPN FC, 6/20/2015

As Brazil marks one year since hosting the World Cup, it reflects on the tournament’s checkered legacy. More than $3 billion was spent on building five new stadiums and renovating seven existing ones, but many of these so-called white elephants are as likely now to collect dust as they are to generate ticket receipts. 69 more words

Nation, Politics & Government

Hall of Fame - Nicky Salapu

If there is one person who personifies American Samoa’s travails as the Worst in the World, and their eventual escape from it, it is Nicky Salapu. 1,936 more words

American Samoa

James Montague Interview

James Montague is a very, very busy man. Earlier this month, Thirty-One Nil, his incredible journey through World Cup 2014 qualification, picked up the British Sports Book Award for Football Book of the Year. 2,377 more words


Camino al mundial Brasil 2014...

Hoy les quiero contar como llegue a ser voluntaria en el mundial de Brasil 2014 teniendo en cuenta que hoy comienza la Copa América y ya ha pasado un tiempo considerable desde entonces. 954 more words


Should The Revolution Sign A Defensive DP?

Creating offensive chances and capitalizing on those chances was not a problem for the MLS Cup runners-up in 2014 and it has not been a problem this season.   1,015 more words

Major League Soccer

A year later, Brazil's FIFA World Cup infrastructure still not built

Kenneth Rapoza – Forbes, 06/07/2015

The FIFA World Cup. It promises developing nations status, stadiums with wi-fi and cup holders, roads, bridges and new airport terminals. 145 more words