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Uruguay President: World Cup Biter Needs A Psychiatrist

Goal.com | Posted 07.20.2014 | Sports

By Andrew Wychrij, Goal.com Uruguay president Jose Mujica has slammed FIFA for its treatment of Luis Suarez, claiming he needs help from a psychia...

4 Quick Thoughts on the 2014 World Cup

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 07.14.2014 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Aside from finalists Germany and Argentina, the tournament also witnessed admirable performances from Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico and the Netherlands.

Love Bite: Why Uruguayans Revere Luis Suárez

American Anthropological Association | Posted 07.11.2014 | Sports
American Anthropological Association

People have expressed incredulity: how could Suárez do that, again (the third biting incident in his professional career)? Perhaps more shockingly, how could the Uruguayan national team and its coach, its fans, and even Uruguay's President defend his actions?

Suarez Appeal Rejected

AP | GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 07.10.2014 | Sports

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — FIFA has rejected Luis Suarez's appeal against his lengthy ban for biting an opponent in a World Cup match. Football's intern...

Fire Klinsmann. Hire Donovan.

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 07.08.2014 | Sports
James Marshall Crotty

Let's step back and do a reality check for a moment, shall we? We like to think we are good at that here in America. So, here's the mea culpa about the U.S. performance at the FIFA 2014 World Cup.

Suarez: I Promise Not To Bite Anyone Else

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.01.2014 | Sports

Luis Suarez has made an apology and promise. The apology was quickly accepted. But only time -- and the absence of tooth marks on his opponents -- wil...

Win or Go Home at World Cup and Coulter's Disingenuous Soccer Shot Skies Into Row Z

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 06.30.2014 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

The USA team plays Belgium on July 1 and as infectiously positive coach Jurgen Klinsmann puts it: "Now we really get started. We have a very clear picture in front of us. You got to win no matter how. And, it's a good feeling, now we focus on one specific opponent to beat at a time."

Uruguay President Rages Against FIFA 'Sons Of B*#@hes'

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas and Ana Benedetti | Posted 06.30.2014 | Latino Voices

Uruguayan President José Mujica lashed out at FIFA on Sunday over the organization’s expulsion of his national team’s star striker for biting. ...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 06.29.2014 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This was a week of winning, losing, and sometimes winning by losing. On Wednesday, the Obama administration finally won the wide-ranging consensus it's always wanted by losing to a unanimous Supreme Court, which ruled decisively that police must get a warrant to search a cell phone during an arrest. On Thursday we all lost, as former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker passed away. Known as "the Great Conciliator," he was a symbol of a more moderate -- and more effective -- Republican Party. In the World Cup, Uruguayan star Luis Suarez avoided using his hands, but not his teeth. For his toddler-worthy meltdown he was banned nine matches and given a four-month time-out. Meanwhile, the U.S. won by losing, advancing to the knockout stage of the tournament even while losing to Germany, thanks to Portugal beating Ghana. The U.S. fell only one goal short of remaining unbeaten, but, unlike Italy, they at least remained unbitten.

Uruguay Biter Urged To Seek Treatment

AP | GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 06.27.2014 | Sports

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The players' union and football's governing body agree on one thing in the wake of the heavy ban imposed on Luis Suarez for hi...

Suarez Banned

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.27.2014 | Sports

FIFA has taken a bite out of Luis Suarez' future. The Uruguay striker has been suspended for nine international matches and banned from all footba...

The Luis Suarez Solution?

Tom Falco | Posted 06.26.2014 | Sports
Tom Falco

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Chewy Luis Was A Safe Bet After All

The Huffington Post | Jenna Rak | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

Gamblers really are willing to bet on anything... Strange prop bets aren't uncommon in the world of sports gambling but we hadn't heard much about ...

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 ...

Suarez Nullifies Amazing Season with Liverpool in One Bite

David Shams | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports
David Shams

Regardless of your feelings about his playing style, Suarez will be remembered not for the 31 goals he scored in 33 Premier League games last season, but for his maddening penchant for biting opponents. I think we can all agree that's a shame.

Luis Suárez and the Morality of Biting

David Vanderveen | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports
David Vanderveen

FIFA, the governing body for World Cup soccer, is reviewing Suárez's actions and likely will issue a suspension for this outrageous assault. But the real question is what should or what ought Uruguay do?

Here Are The Best Suárez Bite Memes The Internet Has To Offer

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.26.2014 | Sports

On Tuesday, Uruguay eked out a World Cup victory by the skin of its teeth -- specifically, the teeth of star forward Luis Suárez, who bit Italy’s G...

You're More Likely To Be Bitten By Luis Suarez Than A Shark

New Statesman | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

The Uruguay and Liverpool forward keeps biting other players – how much should they worry when they play him?...

FIFA Bites Back

AP | By GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 06.25.2014 | 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, ...

The Shocks Keep Reverberating This Glorious World Cup in Brazil

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 06.23.2014 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

This great World Cup 2014 of shocks and beautiful, counterattacking football continued on, in its three Friday games, with even more treats being offered up this weekend -- Germany vs Ghana on June 21, Belgium vs Russia, and Dempsey's USA vs Ronaldo's Portugal on June 22.

World Cup Heartbreak For England

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.20.2014 | Sports

The Three Lions may leave Brazil without doing much roaring. England is on the brink of elimination from the 2014 World Cup after losses in its fi...

WATCH: Suarez Comes To Uruguay's Rescue

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.19.2014 | Sports

Luis Suarez was back on the field with the best players in England and he picked up doing what he did better than anyone in the Premier League this pa...

Simulation or Just Unwelcome Gamesmanship, FIFA's World Cup 2014 Drops a Rousing Kick-Off in Brazil!

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 06.13.2014 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

To the human eye, without the benefit of replay, it's easy to be conned by players simulating being fouled. Sorry, simulation, you ask? Okay, let's call it what it is -- cheating!

Top 5 Reasons to Watch the 2014 World Cup

Nsenga Burton | Posted 06.16.2014 | Sports
Nsenga Burton

The world is watching to see if Brazil can win the World Cup on their home turf. There are many reasons to watch this sporting event but here are a few.

From White Hart Lane Through the Wasteland

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 05.30.2014 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

Successive derby disasters against Chelsea and Arsenal, a stirring comeback against Southampton, and another soul-crushing loss to Liverpool have confirmed how manager Tim Sherwood will be remembered for (what will surely be) his brief tenure at the helm.