Sports

Mourning Algeria's Cruel, Beautiful Loss to Germany
Les Fennecs may have lost, but they reminded us of the joy of the game
July 01, 2014

Les Fennecs may have lost, but they reminded us of the joy of the game

El dilema de las transmisiones: Univisión, ESPN y la radio
Soy argentino, pero a veces no puedo ver el Mundial en español
June 30, 2014

Soy argentino, pero a veces no puedo ver el Mundial en español

Match Report: On Yesterday's Greek Tragedy
Greece comes to terms with the national team's World Cup exit
June 30, 2014

Greece comes to terms with the national team's World Cup exit

Teaching My Six-Year-Old Son About Mexico's Much Older World Cup Curse
Name your poison, we've taken it.
June 30, 2014

After the most abrupt shifts of emotions he'd ever experienced, a vexing question: How to explain fate to a six-year-old? 

Ketchup vs. Mayonnaise, and 9 Other Reasons Belgium Doesn't Have a Chance Against the U.S.
The fabulist patriot's guide to the most important sporting event in American history
June 30, 2014

The fabulist patriot's guide to the most important sporting event in American history 

James Rodriguez Is the Best Player of This World Cup
Even if Colombia loses, he's already done enough
June 29, 2014

Even if Colombia loses, he's already proved it

Photos: It Was Raining "Like Cows" in Recife Before USA-Germany
But that didn't stop USMNT fans from coming out in droves; Matthew Niederhauser's Photo Diary, Day Nine
June 29, 2014

But that didn't stop USMNT fans from coming out in droves; Matthew Niederhauser's Photo Diary, Day Nine

A Tale of Two Halves: On Brazil's Nail-biting Victory over Chile
Much like the country, Brazil's performance against Chile was both heaven and hell
June 28, 2014

Much like the country, Brazil's performance against Chile was both heaven and hell.

Aboard TAM Flight 3805: Surviving Brazil vs. Chile at 30,000 Feet
"Please stay in your seat with your seat belt fastened" does not apply when the game goes to penalties
June 28, 2014

"Please stay in your seat with your seat belt fastened" does not apply when Brazil and Chile go to penalties.

Charts: Messi and RVP are Having Brilliantly Efficient World Cups. Michael Bradley, Not So Much.
Miles run per goal scored, versus most miles run, period
June 27, 2014

Which players squeezing the most goals out of the least effort, and who's working hardest for the least glory

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