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

Marlon Regis | Posted 06.11.2014 | 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...

You Can Try Out For The New York Cosmos

DNAinfo | Posted 03.29.2013 | New York

NEW YORK CITY - Goaaaaaal. The long-defunct New York Cosmos soccer team — whose squad once included arguably the world's most famous player, Pele...

IMAGES: NY Cosmos Propose 25,000-Seat Stadium

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 01.16.2013 | New York

MINEOLA, N.Y. -- The New York Cosmos, which was one of the world's best-known soccer franchises of the 1970s and was resurrected last year after nearl...

Former Cosmos Soccer Star Dies

AP | Posted 06.01.2012 | Sports

ROME -- Former New York Cosmos star Giorgio Chinaglia died of complications from a heart attack Sunday. The Italian soccer great was 65. Chinaglia di...

No Team? No Games? If You Are The Cosmos, So No Problem

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

It is a very interesting question in today's world where "brand" sometimes takes precedence over the substance behind it. The biggest brand names in ...

New York Cosmos To Return, Says Pele At Copa NYC (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York Cosmos are back. Brazilian soccer legend Pele made the announcement at halftime of the Copa NYC final match. The Cosmos were powerhous...

Afro-Brazilian History, Beats and Culture

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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Lauri Lyons

While Africa and America are often recognized as the book ends of the African Diaspora, there is an additional link in the Middle Passage that is less publicized, but no less important.