World Cup

Neymar's Not Enough: Brazil Needs Hulk to Be Huge, Too
The striker puts power over finesse, and that's just what the Green and Yellow needs
June 17, 2014

The striker puts power over finesse, and that's just what the Green and Yellow needs

French Revival? Five Story Lines to Watch During Les Bleus' Next Matches
Plus one supposedly burning question you can safely disregard
June 17, 2014

Plus one supposedly burning question you can safely disregard 

The U.S.-Ghana Match Was the Best Worst Game of the Tournament
Years of investment, for what?
June 17, 2014

Years of investment, for what?

The Improbable Goal-Scoring Prowess of Germany's Thomas Muller
Slouchy socks, impeccable timing
June 17, 2014

Slouchy socks, impeccable timing

John Brooks and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very American Win
A hero who wasn't expected to play at all in Brazil
June 17, 2014

A hero who wasn't expected to play at all in Brazil 

My Dad Could Have Prevented Pepe's Red Card
No touching, no talking, and no messing up: The pillars of great refereeing
June 16, 2014

No touching, no talking, and no messing up: The pillars of great refereeing 

Why You Should (and Should Not) be Excited About Belgium’s New Golden Generation
A test for the unifying power of soccer
June 16, 2014

A test for the unifying power of soccer 

Pepe's Headbutt Earned Him a Red Card. But Does Anger Sometimes Help Players, Too?
Whether or not it’s true, most athletes believe it does
June 16, 2014

Whether or not it’s true, most athletes believe that anger helps them.

Pepe Kicks Those He's Already Downed
The Portuguese defender's history of violence
June 16, 2014

The Portguese defender's history of violence 

Kostas Mitroglou and Greece Could Really Use a Win
It's been a long ten years since Euro 2004
June 16, 2014

It's been a long 10 years for the team–and the country–since Euro 2004. 

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