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World Cup 2010

PHOTOS: Spanish Hero Dedicates Game-Winning Goal To Fallen Teammate

AP/Huffington Post | ANDREW DAMPF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — Andres Iniesta will always be remembered for the goal that gave Spain its first World Cup title. And when he scored, Iniesta reme...

My Apology to Soccer (Futball) Fans Worldwide

Richard Greener | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Richard Greener

I choose a day when I witnessed what was arguably the worst World Cup game ever to offer an apology to people I offended by characterizing their beloved game as akin to "watching paint dry."

Bombings Target World Cup Fans

AP | MAX DELANY and JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KAMPALA, Uganda — East Africa saw the emergence of a new international terrorist group, as Somalia's most dangerous al-Qaida-linked militia clai...

WATCH: Spain Wins World Cup With Dramatic Goal In Extra Time

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SCROLL DOWN FOR SPAIN-NETHERLANDS HIGHLIGHTS, VIDEO, PHOTOS & MORE. PLUS: Paul the Octopus finishes World Cup with two more perfect picks! (AP) JOH...

PHOTOS: Rowdy Fan LUNGES For World Cup Trophy

AP/Huffington Post | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — A spectator ran onto the field and tried to grab the World Cup trophy Sunday, moments before the Spain and Netherlands players we...

World Cup Finals -- Why the Spanish and Dutch Are in and the Americans Aren't

Bill George | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Bill George

In spite of their stars' skills, the real reason these teams are in the final lies in the youth camps of Barcelona and Amsterdam's Ajax, where young players learn the Spanish and Dutch way of playing soccer.

Netherlands vs. Spain: LIVE Streaming Online (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Netherlands vs. Spain is underway in the World Cup 2010 final in South Africa. Watch the match LIVE with the link below. Netherlands won 3-2 over Uru...

Six Positively Promising World Cup Campaigns You Might Have Missed

Daniel Maree | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Maree

As the eyes of the world turn elsewhere, South Africans, myself included, find themselves inspired by the creativity and entrepreneurism surrounding the spectacle. So in the spirit of optimism, here are six such examples you might have missed.

The Other Side of the World Cup

Max Bergmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Max Bergmann

With today marking the end of the World Cup, assessing the legacy of the World Cup for South Africa can now begin. Will this event attract more investment and usher in greater economic growth?

Mandela Family: FIFA Put Him Under 'Extreme Pressure' To Attend World Cup Final

AP | FISNIK ABRASHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG -- Nelson Mandela will greet fans ahead of Sunday's World Cup final at Soccer City, his grandson says. The 91-year-old anti-apartheid ic...

World Cup Hair Part 2: More Crazy Coifs (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

We already brought you some of the craziest hairstyles from the World Cup but to say goodbye to the month full of wins, defeats, hot bods and vuvuzela...

Charlie Davies Misses U.S. World Cup Roster After Car Accident Comeback

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Charlie Davies, the forward who was convinced he could recover from a shattering car crash in time for the World Cup, fell short of m...

WATCH: Germany Beats Uruguay To Finish 3rd At World Cup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports


The World Cup Reminds Us to Say No to Racism

Jamie Lee Curtis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jamie Lee Curtis

The World Cup, in all its global glory, reminds us each day: say no to racism. This week, a movie icon reminds us that racism is up and running (off at the mouth) and very much alive.

Who to Root for in the World Cup Final

Oliver Haydock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Oliver Haydock

Both Spain and the Netherlands offer compelling reasons for fans to cheer them on, and what follows is a brief case why you, the average American soccer fan, should root for the La Furia Roja (Spain) or the Oranje (the Netherlands).

SHOCK: Brazilian Soccer Star Accused Of Feeding Ex-Lover To DOGS

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Eliza Samudio, the ex-girlfriend of Brazilian soccer star Bruno, is believed to have suffered a brutal death after new testimony revealed grisly claim...

World Cup Final: Don't Underestimate the Dutch

Max Bergmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Max Bergmann

From absorbing the press hype prior to the World Cup final it would seem that either Spain has already won or that the Dutch are one of the weakest teams to make the final. If Spain are over looking the Dutch they are making a huge mistake.

Ronaldo Toenails: Soccer Player Reveals PEDICURE | Johnny Lopez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Soccer stud Cristiano Ronaldo took a break from the NYC heat by lounging poolside in the shade and exposing his sexy ... painted toe nails. ...

BP Drops the Ball, Nike Scores

Mindy S. Lubber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mindy S. Lubber

While BP and Massey are burying their heads in the sand, Nike is meeting its environmental and social risks head on. Even better, it's turning those risks into opportunities.

The World Cup Final Metaphor: Beauty and the Beast

Alan Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alan Black

With the Final whistle coming up, I may as well throw in the obvious and somewhat hobbled metaphor -- ugliness against beauty.

Genius Octopus Stuns World With Two More Perfect Picks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: PAUL THE OCTOPUS IS NOW EIGHT FOR EIGHT. AMAZING. The brilliant octopus finishes the World Cup with a perfect record, and as many correct pick...

World Cup 2010 Players: Which Hotties Should Become Male Models? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The World Cup soccer players are already being scouted for next season--the next fashion season, that is. According to the New York Times the playing ...

PHOTOS: Cristiano Ronaldo's Girlfriend Struck By Hacker Attack

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Irina Shayk, a 24-year-old model linked to soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, was the victim of a Facebook hacker attack, the New York Post reports. ...

PHOTOS: Gorgeous World Cup Fans Support Their Country

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The World Cup is rapidly coming to a close -- just a pair of games remain in the 2010 tournament -- and the number of contenders has been narrowed dow...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

A South African fortune-teller has a 9-foot python who communicates with human ancestors and asks them to intercede in the soccer matches. Hmm. That may explain some of the phantom calls.