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During This World Cup, Root for the Underdog -- FIFA's Armadillo Mascot

OnEarth | Posted 08.26.2014 | Green
OnEarth

Symbols can be valuable tools, but when Fuleco is facing a sudden death match against habitat loss -- in a region with a deforestation rate of 0.7 percent a year, one of the highest in the world -- money talks.

Major Sponsor Not Ditching Suarez After Bite

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2014 | Sports

BERLIN, June 26 (Reuters) - Adidas stopped short on Thursday of ending its sponsorship deal with Uruguay's Luis Suarez after FIFA banned him for nine ...

LIVE: U.S. vs Germany

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.27.2014 | Sports

It's go time for the U.S. at the 2014 World Cup. It's time to go through to the Round of 16. Or it's time to go home. The next destination of the ...

Ghana Throws Key Players Off World Cup Squad

AP | By STEVE DOUGLAS | Posted 08.26.2014 | Sports

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Ghana threw Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng out of its World Cup squad for disciplinary reasons on Thursday, plungin...

France, Switzerland Moving On

Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

Switzerland needed a win and then some help from France. It got both to join Les Bleus in the Round of 16 at the 2014 World Cup. France secured th...

Suarez On Biting: 'These Things Happen'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

There was at least one person who didn't seem to think it was that big of a deal that Uruguay striker Luis Suarez appeared to bite an opponent during ...

8 Of The World's 10 Most Popular Athletes Are Soccer Players

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg & Jan Diehm | Posted 07.08.2014 | Sports

Every four years, American sports fans are reminded that the wide world of sports spreads farther than the reach of our national pastimes. The quadren...

This Is What A Perfect Free Kick Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

Sometimes Lionel Messi does things on the field for which "magical" seems the most apt descriptor. While that adjective can certainly seem appropriate...

Huge Fight Broke Out In Stands At World Cup Match

Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

There's at least one strong similarity between American football and the rest of the world's fútbol: fans aren't afraid to fight in the stands. Durin...

Argentina Tops Group As Messi Delivers Again

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

Nigeria couldn't contain Lionel Messi. Luckily for the Super Eagles, they didn't need to stop him in order to advance at the 2014 World Cup. With...

Middle East Fights Propaganda Wars on World Cup Sidelines

James Dorsey | Posted 08.25.2014 | World
James Dorsey

This year's World Cup is not just about soccer -- at least not as far as the Middle East and North Africa is concerned.

Dance Celebrations Taking The World Cup By Storm

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2014 | Sports

By Andrew Cawthorne CARACAS, June 25 (Reuters) - Forgotten for a moment who won the 1990 World Cup? Maybe, but if you ar...

FIFA Bites Back

AP | By GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 08.24.2014 | Sports

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — FIFA has officially charged Uruguay's Luis Suarez with biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini in the teams' World Cup match, ...

WATCH: Late Penalty Saves Greece, Stuns Ivory Coast

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports

It was all over, almost. The Ivory Coast was almost through to the Round of 16. Greece was almost eliminated from the 2014 World Cup. Then, in the thi...

This Is The Most Annoying Sound You Won't Hear During World Cup

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

Take a moment to appreciate those noises you hear -- the chants of the crowd, the referee's whistle, maybe even the chatter amongst the players and co...

Italy Coach Resigns After Loss

AP | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports

NATAL, Brazil (AP) — Italy coach Cesare Prandelli says he is resigning after his team was eliminated from the World Cup following a 1-0 defeat to Ur...

Uruguay Sends Italy Home

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports

Two former World Cup champions arrived at Estadio das Dunas in Natal. Only one former champion advanced to the Round of 16 at the 2014 World Cup. ...

Did Suarez Bite Again?

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports

Luis Suarez has a clear hunger for goals -- and seemingly opponents. The Uruguay striker appeared to sink his teeth into Italy defender Giorgio Ch...

Italy Eliminated After Costly Red Card

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports

For the Azzurri, red may have proved to be the most influential color at the 2014 World Cup. Italy was left lamenting one red card that was given and ...

El Tri, Gay Slurs and 'Good Intentions'

Monica Trasandes | Posted 08.24.2014 | Latino Voices
Monica Trasandes

In many countries the use of racist words were once also defended as "cultural." But people of different ethnicities and religions said "no more." With the World Cup in effect, now is the time to act.

USA To Play Germany Without Star Forward

AP | Posted 08.24.2014 | Sports

SAO PAULO (AP) — Jozy Altidore will miss the United States' World Cup game against Germany on Thursday because of his strained left hamstring. The ...

Mexico Coach Looked WAY More Excited Than His Players To Beat Croatia

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports

One thing was clear after each of the three goals Mexico scored in its final game of the group stage: nobody was more excited than coach Miguel Herrer...

WATCH: Neymar Lifts Brazil Into Round of 16

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.23.2014 | Sports

For some teams, advancing out of the group stage at the World Cup involves complex scenarios and FIFA tiebreakers. For one team, advancing is quite si...

HIGHLIGHTS: Mexico Erupts For Late Goals To Advance At World Cup

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.23.2014 | Sports

The stakes were clear and so was the result. Both Mexico and Croatia took the field at Arena Pernambuco in Recife on Monday knowing that a win wou...

Here Is How The U.S. Can Still Escape The 'Group Of Death'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.23.2014 | Sports

The United States can still experience life after the "Group of Death" at the 2014 World Cup. But Ghana could stll break U.S. hearts all over again. ...