Sports

Watching the World Cup Is Like Being Trapped in a House of Mirrors
July 01, 2014

It's an exercise in baroque self-reflection.

Mourning Algeria's Cruel, Beautiful Loss to Germany
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
June 30, 2014

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

Match Report: On Yesterday's Greek Tragedy
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
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.
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
June 29, 2014

Even if Colombia loses, he's already proved it

Photos: It Was Raining "Like Cows" in Recife Before USA-Germany
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
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
June 28, 2014

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

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