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World Cup More Than a Game for Dilma Rousseff

Mark R. Kennedy | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics
Mark R. Kennedy

For the sake of Dilma's political ambitions later this year, Brazil's luck had better continue. Voters will head to the polls on October 5 to decide whether she deserves another term in office, and a poor showing on the international stage could hurt her chances.

Before You Head Over To Brazil: 2014 World Cup, Samba and Sergio!

Marlon Regis | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel
Marlon Regis

Over 200,000 people from the United States alone, will be traveling to Brazil this summer for the FIFA 2014 World Cup, while another quarter-million f...

Blame it on Rio, or Sarajevo?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 08.09.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

War more likely in the Balkans or sex in Brazil, turned into an unexpected UN Security Council debate. Is promiscuity for conflict, sex or soccer something embedded in our genes, culture or environment? Some stereotypes perhaps are better, or more accurately less harmful, but in the end they become a hurdle.

ARVD: My Gift

ARVD/C Youth Society | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
ARVD/C Youth Society

If it could happen to a professional athlete, it could happen to me. I called the cardiologist the very next day and I was scheduled to have my ICD implanted.

An Actor Who Makes Me Hear Stradivarius and See Mark Rothko

Edward Goldman | Posted 04.06.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

It's difficult to think about any other American actor whose premature death created such an avalanche of tributes to his unique talent. Philip Seymou...

Beyond Soccer: Evolving the Game for Social Impact

Santiago Halty | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Santiago Halty

Besides allowing millions of boys and girls across the U.S.A. to make friends, learn new leadership skills and stay healthy, can soccer also be leveraged to tackle some of the current most important social problems?

Amazing Soccer Dog Is Goalkeeper's Worst Enemy

Sarah Barness | Posted 09.09.2013 | Good News

Dogs may be man's best friend, but they're a goalkeeper's worst enemy. In this Argentinian five-on-five soccer game, the dog came out the winner wh...

WATCH: Gerard Piqué Makes Little Boy Cry... In A Good Way

Posted 08.22.2013 | Good News

What may have only been a dirty training shirt for Barcelona soccer player Gerard Piqué meant much more for one lucky little fan. Following an in...

A Tale of Two Brazils: The Protester and the Champion

Daniel Pena | Posted 09.01.2013 | Sports
Daniel Pena

Brazil's story in the 21st century is playing out every day in today's streets, in today's news, in Brazilian homes, on Brazilian soccer pitches. Every nation's story is the story of its people. This is why the narrative of samba, soccer and Carnival are so appealing to soccer spectator looking on.

A Gift That Lasts a Lifetime

Stevanne Auerbach | Posted 01.30.2013 | Impact
Stevanne Auerbach

You can join a special holiday gift giving campaign (in cooperation with Save the Children) and purchase a One World Futbol.

The Game Changer

Tim Jahnigen | Posted 11.12.2012 | Impact
Tim Jahnigen

Because One World Futbol Project has such a simple, straightforward mission and purpose, we knew positive momentum was always within our reach.

Why Is Cristiano Ronaldo Hated So Much?`

Quora | Posted 08.27.2012 | Sports
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Shivra Subramanian, Developer at Hatch Labs I think a lot of the hatred is a result of the compariso...

Soccer Fans Turn To Crime To Finance Vacation Of UK Arenas

Posted 03.29.2012 | Latino Voices

Six Mexican tourists were arrested in the UK after a series of burglaries in the country, according to The Independent. The five men and one woman ...

Choosing People, Planet & Profit: Becoming a B-Corp

Tim Jahnigen | Posted 04.24.2012 | Impact
Tim Jahnigen

When Lisa and I started the One World Futbol Project, we knew we had the opportunity to create a business that could bring joy to millions of children around the world -- with something as simple as an ultra-durable ball.

There Is an "I" in Team

Tim Jahnigen | Posted 01.02.2012 | Impact
Tim Jahnigen

The simple fact is that there is an "I" in this team of ours. I am nothing without the team, and they wouldn't be my teammates if it wasn't for the idea of an ultra-durable ball which brought us all together.

Fancy Footwork (Competition Isn't Everything)

George Heymont | Posted 09.07.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Three new films screened at Frameline's recent San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival depict gay men and women who must not only learn how to think on their feet, but depend on their feet to run on auto pilot in an emergency.

Soccer Teams Brawl In South American Championship

Posted 08.24.2011 | Sports

It goes without saying that the sport of soccer is followed with tremendous passion in South America. Each country's pro league has legions of followe...

Roadies, Refugees and the One World Futbol

Tim Jahnigen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tim Jahnigen

Inside this crew, there's a core group of folks that are determined to take this quiet competence and use it to contribute to solving bigger problems -- all while being ready for sound check at 4:00 p.m.

Chile's World Cup

Stacy Torres | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Stacy Torres

Back in March, my father wanted to cry for his earthquake-ravaged country. Last week, he cheered as Chile won its second World Cup game, a critical ma...

Sunday Fun Day

Brian Dickie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brian Dickie

The day began badly with the English team being knocked out of the World Cup quite comprehensively at the hands of Germany. 4-1 is a poor show - even ...

"To the Moon and Beyond" Team USA: World Cup 2010

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Kety Esquivel

As a second generation, I am thrilled to see soccer become mainstream in the U.S. This year's team embodies many of the characteristics I most value in the U.S. culture.

World Cup 2010 Hair: Players' Weird Coifs (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

We think we've finally discovered something more attention-grabbing at the World Cup than the vuvuzela! The soccer players' hair. We know that the mat...

World Cup 2010 and Growing Up Latina

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Kety Esquivel

My love for soccer might also have something to do with the fact that everywhere I've lived, my life has been touched by the sport.

Why the World Cup Sucks

Thomas Alter | Posted 07.31.2011 | Sports
Thomas Alter

My question after a mind-numbingly boring first week is, why should anyone care about this over-hyped, unspectacular tournament?

5 Reasons Why This Boricua From the Bronx Actually Enjoys The World Cup

Miguel Guadalupe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Miguel Guadalupe

The World Cup is undeniably fun. You don't have to minor in accounting to have a decent conversation about the game.