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Follow live: Colombia vs. Uruguay

HuffPost Data | Posted 06.28.2014 | Sports

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Follow Live: Brazil Takes On Chile

Posted 06.28.2014 | Sports

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World Cup Broadcasts: The Middle East's Opportunity to Miss an Opportunity

James Dorsey | Posted 08.28.2014 | Sports
James Dorsey

Pricing by Qatari entities holding World Cup rights for the Middle East and North Africa, including Al Jazeera's belN Sports channel, puts broadcasts beyond the reach of many football fans in the region.

Follow Live: Ecuador vs. France

HuffPost Data | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

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The Saddest World Cup Fans On Earth

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

Listen, world: we feel you. We remember the terrible, growing hole of sadness that gnawed away more and more of our soul while the U.S. crashed out of...

Middle East Fights Propaganda Wars on World Cup Sidelines

James Dorsey | Posted 08.25.2014 | Home
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.

Follow Live: Bosnia And Herzegovina vs. Iran

HuffPost Data | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

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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...

Live: Colombia Squares Off Against Japan

HuffPost Data | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports

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Live: Italy Battles To Stay In World Cup

HuffPost Data | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports

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World Cup Photo Diary: Fan Fest!

Raul de Molina | Posted 08.24.2014 | Latino Voices
Raul de Molina

Fan Fest are official FIFA spaces where the public can watch games. The crowds were massive and while there was expected to be a large demonstration against the World Cup, it never materialized.

Amid Backdrop Of World Cup, New Homeless Camp With 800 Residents Reveals Stark Inequality

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.25.2014 | Impact

If you haven't heard, some Brazilians are not happy about the World Cup in their own backyard. The host country has spent an estimated $11.3 billio...

Warning: The World Cup Can Drive You Mad

Alan Black | Posted 08.24.2014 | Sports
Alan Black

After 48 hours in the psychiatric ward, you get home just in time to see Michael Bradley score the winner against Germany causing a blackout drinking session that lasts for days and you wake up inside a Berlin nightclub wondering how you got there and why your socks don't match.

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...

Follow Live: U.S. vs. Portugal

HuffPost Data | Posted 06.22.2014 | Sports

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Follow Live: Belgium vs. Russia

HuffPost Data | Posted 06.22.2014 | Sports

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Targeting Fans: Jihadists Get World Cup Fever

James Dorsey | Posted 08.21.2014 | Home
James Dorsey

It's not just soccer fans whose football fever soars during a World Cup. So does that of militant Islamists and jihadists with deadly consequences. Scores of fans have been killed since this month's kick-off of the Cup in attacks in Iraq, Kenya and Nigeria.

Follow Live: Italy vs. Costa Rica

HuffPost Data | Posted 06.20.2014 | Sports

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Brazil Coach Luiz Felipe "Big Phil" Scolari Has His Own World Cup Agenda

Bryan McCann | Posted 08.20.2014 | Sports
Bryan McCann

Brazilian top brass are panicking: it is widely believed that only a sixth World Cup championship will persuade citizens that hosting the event was worth the trouble and expense, buttressing national pride and confirming Brazil as the country of futebol.

A Newbie's Guide on Who to Cheer for at the 2014 World Cup

Alf LaMont | Posted 08.19.2014 | Comedy
Alf LaMont

Hey, American person watching the world cup in a pub wearing Engalnd gear! How fun is this fancy thing called the World Cup? Pretty cool, huh? Yeah, I...

Everything You've Heard About The World Cup Is Wrong

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.18.2014 | Comedy

The protests and problems surrounding the World Cup have been widely publicized, so Brazil's "director of PR" for the event appeared on "Conan" to set...

Follow Live: Spain vs. Chile

HuffPost Data | Posted 06.18.2014 | Sports

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This Is How A Blind And Deaf Brazil Fan Experiences The World Cup

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 06.18.2014 | Sports

No vision? No problem. No hearing? No worries. When it comes to soccer, Carlos finds a way to enjoy the game. In a recent YouTube video uploaded by...

The Catholic Cup: Brazil 2014

R. Andrew Chesnut | Posted 08.18.2014 | Religion
R. Andrew Chesnut

On one level the World Cup in Brazil resembles lived religion with fans as ecstatic worshipers at the cathedrals that are the massive soccer stadiums. But on another level, the current games to crown the quadrennial world champion couldn't be more Catholic.

Brazilian Football as a Means of Reflecting Upon Brazilian Society

American Anthropological Association | Posted 08.17.2014 | Home
American Anthropological Association

Did the protests signal a new political maturity, with spectacular events no longer hiding the country's institutional inadequacies? Had the Brazilian giant woken up from dreams of success on the soccer pitch to the realities of "serious" political issues?