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World Cup 2010

Landon Donovan: Love Child Story NOT True

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Rumors of a Landon Donovan love child swirled during the World Cup, but the USA soccer star now says the speculation is false. "I will not be a dad a...

World Cup Pulls Yemen (Temporarily) Into International Community

Annelle Sheline | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Annelle Sheline

The World Cup has already begun to fade from the rest of global consciousness. Yet in Sanaa, the capital of Yemen, the World Cup represents a unique connection to the global community that will take longer to fade.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Boston Globe writer Jack Craig once wondered in print if "Catholic Boston" could accept a Jewish sportscaster like me. He received flak for that, but I always thought it was a legitimate question.

World Cup Final: Finally, the Good Guys Win

Carla Seaquist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Carla Seaquist

But when the Dutch turned thuggish and began fouling, and fouling spectacularly, they turned themselves into the villains of the piece and, by default, they cast Spain as the good guys.

MILLIONAIRE OCTOPUS? World Cup Prophet Could Be Rich

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Paul the Octopus, the precious prophet whose prescient predictions proved unprecedented during the World Cup, could become a millionaire mollusk if he...

Changing the Game With an Indestructible Ball

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Craig and Marc Kielburger

For most kids in the developing world, sporting equipment is a luxury they cannot afford. The indestructible soccer ball represents durability, longevity, possibility and hope.

Football: More Than Just a Game

Yehuda Berg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Yehuda Berg

Every four years, people of all shapes and sizes, ethnicities and countries, gather around stadiums, watering holes, and television sets, to witness what many believe is the world's most exciting sporting event, the FIFA world cup.

PHOTOS: Famous World Cup Fan Frolics In Brazil

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Larissa Riquelme, the busty lingerie model whose passionate support of Paraguay earned her worldwide celebrity short of only Paul the Octopus, is goin...

Video: Reducing Buffering for World Cup Viewers, Conviva Managed 200 Million Video Views

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.07.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Conviva, a California software company which allows video publishers to micromanage bandwidth speeds delivered to individual consumers, has succes...

The Biggest Winner of the World Cup: South Africa

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Howard Steven Friedman

Maintaining a safe sporting event is a daunting challenge. Sure, Spain took the trophy and bragging rights for the tournament, but South Africa was the real winner.

Princess Letizia, Leonor & Sofia Celebrate World Cup Champions In Style (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The Spanish royal family celebrated with the FIFA 2010 World Cup winning team on Monday, meaning Princess Letizia was on hand to congratulate the socc...

Team of the Tournament and Top Five Goals at the World Cup

Oliver Haydock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Oliver Haydock

Not to say that there were not some dazzling moments in South Africa, but from start to finish there always seemed to be something obstructing entertaining soccer from being played.

The United States and South Africa Share Great Challenges

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dedrick Muhammad

Let us in the United States take the challenges still facing South Africa to be a reminder of how much further the world and our own country has to go in bridging racial inequality.

Charlie Davies SLAMS Sochaux Over World Cup Snub

AP | SAMUEL PETREQUIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PARIS — Charlie Davies is blaming Sochaux for his failure to make the United States' preliminary squad for the World Cup, saying he feels "let d...

WATCH: The 14 Greatest World Cup Goals

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The 2010 World Cup has come and gone, and although it was one of the lowest scoring tournaments of all time, there were still many spectacular goals s...

Porn Star's Oral Sex Pledge THWARTED By World Cup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Bobbi Eden, the porn star who appeared to offer widespread oral sex in the event of a Dutch World Cup victory, is disappointed after her team lost to ...

One World Futbol Project Donates World's Most Durable Soccer Ball

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The image is still so clear for Tim Jahnigen: a documentary of Darfur refugees playing a makeshift soccer game with their ratty bal...

Game Change

Timothy P. Shriver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Timothy P. Shriver

Far from being a superfluous distraction from the hard work of social and political change, sport is becoming recognized as among the world's most powerful weapons for changing hearts and minds.

700 MILLION Watched World Cup Final

New York Post | Post Wire Services | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A global TV audience of more than 700 million watched yesterday's World Cup final, according to the tournament's organizers....

World Cup 2010: What We Learned About Ourselves and the World

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Henry Sterry

World Cup 2010 put South Africa on the map as the Olympics did for China. And they weren't scary about it. They know how to party, and they have the infrastructure. I wish I had gone.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Bob Sheppard passed away yesterday just three months shy of 100. In his first day as Yankees announcer in 1951, he called out the names Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle and Ted Williams.


Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Paul the Octopus, the mesmerizing mollusk whose supernatural skill at predicting World Cup outcomes earned him a global following, is set to retire fr...

Spanish Goalkeeper KISSES Reporter Girlfriend During Post-World Cup Interview

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Early in the World Cup, it seemed that Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas and his gorgeous reporter girlfriend, Sara Carbonero, could be a be a distract...

LeBron James and What We Lose When We Win

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Yes, we all want to win, and no, none of us enjoy losing. But the price we're prepared to pay for our victories is that which will determine our essential character. Everywhere you look in sports today character is second to victory.

Nicholas Sabloff

The Best And Worst World Cup 2010 Moments (PHOTOS, VIDEO) | Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

We have now reached that moment in time where one must face up to the cruelest aspect of the World Cup, which is that it will be another four years be...