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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.

World Cup Qualifying Match Fixed?

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BOCHUM, Germany — A convicted match-fixer testified Wednesday that he bribed a Bosnian referee to manipulate a World Cup qualifying match betwee...

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...

Paul The Octopus DEAD

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BERLIN — Sea Life Aquarium says that Paul the Octopus who gained worldwide fame with his perfect World Cup predictions has died. He was 2 1/2. Aq...

French Striker Receives HUGE Ban After World Cup Meltdown

AP | TRUNG LATIEULE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PARIS — Nicolas Anelka's profane tirade at the World Cup may have been his last act with the French national team. He was suspended for 18 game...

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.

Doctor: Former FIFA World Player Of The Year Put Career At Risk At World Cup

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PASADENA, Calif. — The doctor who recently performed surgery on Kaka's knee said the Real Madrid forward put his career at risk by playing for B...

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 midfiel...

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...

Spain, Netherlands FINED For World Cup Behavior

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ZURICH — The Netherlands and Spain have been fined by FIFA for their players' lack of discipline in a bad-tempered World Cup final. FIFA said T...

Report: North Korean World Cup Team Rebuked By Government

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SEOUL, South Korea — A news report says North Korea's soccer team and coach have been reprimanded by the government for the team's poor performa...

Diego Maradona Lashes Out: I Was 'Betrayed'

AP | VICENTE L. PANETTA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Diego Maradona says he was lied to and betrayed by Argentina soccer officials who decided not to renew his contract as...

OUT: Argentina Boots Diego Maradona

AP | DEBORA REY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Diego Maradona was given the boot as Argentina's soccer coach before he could resign. His stint as coach of the Albic...