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World Cup 2014 -- USA Ties Portugal 2-2: What Would Paul Have Done?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 08.23.2014 | Sports
Dorian de Wind

Paul was an English-born octopus who led a relatively sedate aquatic life in an aquarium in Oberhausen, Germany, until he became an instant worldwide celebrity when he started correctly and consecutively predicting the outcome of all of Germany's 2010 World Cup matches.

Study Finds Increase In Domestic Violence Following Major Sporting Events

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 04.29.2013 | Sports

Sports fans are known for being passionate and rowdy, perhaps none more so than fans of international soccer. One doesn't have to look too far to find...

Human Rights Group Denounces Qatari Exploitation of World Cup Workers

James Dorsey | Posted 08.13.2012 | World
James Dorsey

Foreign labor accounts for more than 90 percent of Qatar's workforce in a country with the highest percentage of migrants to citizens in the world.

Women's World Cup, Title IX And What It Means For Girls

Cynthia Kounaris | Posted 09.16.2011 | Women
Cynthia Kounaris

Let's celebrate the women who fought for Title IX, the men who passed the legislation, the girls who thought "Hey, that looks like fun!", the parents who drove them to practice and the US women's soccer team.

David Moye

Search Is On For New Psychic Octopus | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

It's not every day you meet a psychic octopus like the one that predicted eight World Cup wins in a row last summer, but that isn't stopping a German ...

The State of the Game

Dan Bigmore | Posted 07.19.2011 | Sports
Dan Bigmore

Whilst it may be slightly preemptive of me to jot the obituary of the 2010/2011 soccer season before it's even reached its climax, I couldn't resist.

South Africa's Five-Star Adventures

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Lauri Lyons

If wild safari animals and ghosts roaming around your luxury tent isn't enough of a thrill for you, don't worry -- the South Africans have more wild activities up their vuvuzelas.

PHOTOS: Paul The Octopus Gets 6-Foot Memorial

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BERLIN -- Fans of Paul the Octopus can admire a memorial to the mollusk at the aquarium where he became the World Cup prognosticator. The Sea Life aq...

David Beckham Willing to Risk Reputation and Tendons Once Again

Beau Dure | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Beau Dure

Criticizing David Beckham is a matter fraught with peril. Even when Beckham and his camp aren't seeing reality.

Creating a Little Magic This New Year

Emily K. Schwartz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Emily K. Schwartz

The funny thing is, people get so worked up over resolving to do better, to eat better, to give more, to cross things off of our lists, that we forget to live.

Best Sports Moments Of 2010 (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

2010 was a momentous year in sports. Underdogs took center-stage, overtime crowned champions, and the record for longest-ever tennis match was set. So...

What 2022 Means to Qatar

Anne Sobel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Anne Sobel

Winning this bid means far more to Qatar than it ever could to the States. For this tiny country, it is a matter of national identity.

Is Yingli the Next Solar Superpower?

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

I remember watching the World Cup Soccer matches this summer, but I didn't last long because the constant humming of those plastic horns in the backgr...

Nigel de Jong Omission: Let's Kick Brutal Tackles Out of Soccer

Alper Tolga Erol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alper Tolga Erol

It really might have been just a clumsy tackle, but when you remember the midfielder's other infamous tackle in the last World Cup final, you're going to find out that it's getting harder to believe in his innocence.

Famous World Cup Fan Lands Surprising New Job (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Famous Paraguay World Cup fan Larissa Riquelme has a new job. She and Mexican soccer player Cuauhtemoc Blanco will begin their acting careers on a new...

World Cup Star Cut After ANOTHER Vicious Tackle

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Nigel de Jong was cut from the Netherlands roster by coach Bert van Marwijk on Monday after the Manchester City midfielder ...

Enrique Iglesias Does Naked Water Ski For World Cup Bet | 8/5/2010 12:30 AM PDT by TMZ Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

OK, so the footage is pretty grainy ... and shaky ... but still, it's a naked Enrique shredding up the coast of Miami ... just like he told the BBC he...

Enrique Iglesias Needs 'Brazilian Wax' To Fulfill Naked Water Skiing Pledge | Mussarat Bata | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

When the sexy singer said he'd water ski naked if Spain won the World Cup, people were skeptical that he would actually deliver. Turns out, he has eve...

Why I Travel and Occasionally Return

Jesse Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jesse Williams

We learn more about our favorite theatrical characters when they're placed in unfamiliar situations. The same goes for ourselves. New and different environments force us to ask ourselves what we really need and what can we do without.

Famous French Striker Scorns France's World Cup Federation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

France suffered through an utterly disastrous World Cup, and nobody was more central to the ongoing conflict than famous striker Nicolas Anelka. The 3...

PHOTO: Famous World Cup Fan Strips Down For Playboy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Larissa Riquelme, the famous soccer fan who promised to run nude through the streets if Paraguay won the World Cup, is now naked on the cover of Playb...

The World Cup's 10 Most Reprehensible Acts

Vanity Fair | Vanity Fair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The moment you become a true soccer fan is the moment you first blame the ref for your team's loss. The 2010 World Cup may have been riddled with disa...

US Soccer Chooses Stability Over Change in Keeping Bob Bradley

Max Bergmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Max Bergmann

This is a safe, solid choice. We know the US will be competitive and will make the World Cup. We know that the team will fight and play with spirit. But we don't know if we will actually be any better.

World Cup Internet Traffic During USA vs. Algeria Match | 32 Minutes Ago Adam Ostrow 11 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The dramatic ending to the World Cup match between the USA and Algeria could set a new record for Internet traffic....

England's World Cup Jerseys Stained By Sewage Leak

FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

I'm not sure if this is better or worse than Saturday's 1-1 result against the Americans, but the English World Cup team stepped in it again (this tim...