Culture

June 26, 2014

Bravo, Klinsmann. And Look Out, Belgium!
It wasn't pretty, but we cheated (the Group of) Death
3:06 PM

It wasn't pretty, but we cheated (the Group of) Death

USA-Germany Recap: 9 Takeaways On The Loss That Felt Like A Win
And on to the Round of 16 we go.
2:40 PM

And on to the Round of 16 we go.

The Rise and Fall of Apartheid in Pictures
An exhibition in South Africa is attracting record-breaking crowds
12:48 PM

An exhibition in South Africa is attracting record-breaking crowds.

Soccer Players Are Worried About the Heat in Brazil, But They Actually Run Faster When It's Hot
Scientists put soccer players in 109 degree heat. Here's what they found out.
12:44 PM

Scientists put soccer players in 109 degree heat. Here's what they found out. 

Photos: Dramatic Scenes in Recife, as City Floods Ahead of US - Germany Clash
Matthew Niederhauser's (waterlogged) photo dispatch.

Matthew Niederhauser's (waterlogged) photo dispatch.

Ghana's Bad News Is Good for the USMNT
Hours before their must-win game, Ghana's Sulley Muntari and Kevin Prince-Boateng have been suspended indefinitely.
10:23 AM

Hours before their must-win match against Portugal, Ghana have suspended key players Sulley Muntari and Kevin Prince-Boateng.

USA-Germany Preview: The Jermaine Jones Show
Can Klinsmann's crucial German-American stymie Germany's Germans?
6:28 AM

Can Klinsmann's most valuable German-American outmuscle Germany's Germans?

June 25, 2014

Photos: Inside Your Typical World Cup City from the Outside of Its Stadium
Plus: Iranian Fans Posing with Darth Vader!

Plus: Iranian Fans Posing with Darth Vader!

Fouad Ajami, 1945-2014
Farewell to a master and a friend
3:44 PM

Farewell to a master and a friend

Why Are These Fans Showing Up to World Cup Matches in Blackface?
And what is FIFA going to do about it?
2:42 PM

And what is FIFA going to do about it?

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