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Neurologists: Neymar's Brain On Auto-Pilot

Yahoo! Sports | Posted 07.26.2014 | Sports

Tokyo (AFP) - Brazilian superstar Neymar's brain activity while dancing past opponents is less than 10 percent the level of amateur players, suggestin...

4 Quick Thoughts on the 2014 World Cup

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 07.14.2014 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Aside from finalists Germany and Argentina, the tournament also witnessed admirable performances from Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico and the Netherlands.

Brazil Falls to Germany on the Global Stage

Arthur Hoyle | Posted 07.09.2014 | Sports
Arthur Hoyle

Clearly, the weight of national expectation had been too great for Brazil's players to bear without the presence on the field of their two leaders to inspire them and hold them together.

Argentina Fans Chant, Cheer With Replica Of Opponent's Spine

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.09.2014 | Sports

Rule No. 1 for being a classy sports fan: Don't celebrate the injuries of your opponents. And if you must celebrate them, don't do so publicly -- e...

For Brazil's Sake, I Hope They Lose In The World Cup

Isaac Saul | Posted 07.08.2014 | Sports
Isaac Saul

Why root for a Brazilian loss? Because if they win, the cries of the poor and desperate in Brazil will be drowned out by the cheers of the soccer-crazed fans who could actually afford to get inside the stadium.

FIFA Won't Even Consider Action Action Over Neymar Injury

AP | GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 07.07.2014 | Sports

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — FIFA will not take action against the Colombia player who injured Neymar and ended the Brazil star's World Cup. FIFA said its...

Europe vs South America as All Eyes Look to Messi, Müller, Robben and Hulk to Ignite Semi-Finals

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 07.07.2014 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

The mouth-watering World Cup semi-final line-up which includes two South American teams for the first time since 1970.

Brazil Tries To Stay Confident After Losing Neymar

AP | TALES AZZONI | Posted 07.07.2014 | Sports

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Still coping with the loss of its biggest star, Brazil is trying to find ways to remain upbeat about its prospects at ...

LOOK: Neymar Airlifted From Brazil's Training Camp

AP | TALES AZZONI | Posted 07.06.2014 | Sports

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) -- Brazil striker Neymar was airlifted from Brazil's training camp in a medical helicopter and will be treated at home for...

WATCH: Neymar Out For World Cup With Fractured Vertebra

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.04.2014 | Sports

Brazil's win over Colombia came at a high cost: Neymar. The superstar playmaker suffered a fractured vertebra and will miss the remainder of the 2014 ...

Build Your Own World Cup All-Star Team

HuffPost Data | Posted 06.28.2014 | Sports

Create a tournament all-star team by combining the stats you think are most important, and see which players and teams have produced the best statisti...

WATCH: Neymar Lifts Brazil Into Round of 16

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.23.2014 | Sports

For some teams, advancing out of the group stage at the World Cup involves complex scenarios and FIFA tiebreakers. For one team, advancing is quite si...

FIFA's Responsibility to World Cup Host Nations

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 08.20.2014 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

The time has come for FIFA and the world to expect a deeper dialogue about how a nation and a powerful multi-national organization can work together to synergistically support each other.

Neymar's Quest, Müller's Blunderbuss, Oranje Power, Mercurial Messi, Yankee Doodle Dempsey... and, 'The Powerful Play Goes On'

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.16.2014 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

The soccer gods must be smiling down on World Cup 2014, with bright, sparkling contests, a cascade of wicked goals, and a dash of controversy.

Simulation or Just Unwelcome Gamesmanship, FIFA's World Cup 2014 Drops a Rousing Kick-Off in Brazil!

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.13.2014 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

To the human eye, without the benefit of replay, it's easy to be conned by players simulating being fouled. Sorry, simulation, you ask? Okay, let's call it what it is -- cheating!

Jordan Schultz

Pelé: 'There Is Nobody Like Me Because My Mother And My Father Closed The Machine'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.12.2014 | Sports

Pelé is widely accepted as the greatest soccer player of all time. The, 5-foot-8, 73-year-old Brazilian star is the only player to have ever captured...

A 30 Second Guide to the World Cup for Parents

Grown And Flown | Posted 08.11.2014 | Parents
Grown And Flown

This week in Brazil, the quadrennial global madness known as The World Cup, begins again. It is a sporting event so large that it is estimated that half the world's populations will watch it. Here is what you and your 21st century kid need to know about this truly worldwide event.

5 Things to Watch About the Brazilian National Team at the 2014 World Cup

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 08.10.2014 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Unlike years past, however, this Brazil side lacks a gamut of stars that have made their mark in European competition in the vein of Romario, Ronaldo, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho or Kaka.

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

Marlon Regis | Posted 08.10.2014 | 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...

This Epic, Star-Studded Ad Will Get You Pumped Up For The World Cup

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 06.05.2014 | Sports

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil is only ONE. WEEK. AWAY. If for some strange reason you're not excited yet, that's okay, just watch this video. It's ...

Neymar And Gisele Bündchen Are The 'Dream Team'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 05.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Fashion and soccer keep coming together for the World Cup. Brazilian soccer star Neymar and model Gisele Bündchen are the “Dream Team” on the...

A Preview of Luiz Felipe Scolari's Likely Brazil Squad for the 2014 World Cup

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 06.28.2014 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari will announce his 23-man squad for the 2014 World Cup on May 7.

Real Madrid Has No Defense As It Surrenders Title Supremacy

Goal.com | Posted 03.24.2014 | Sports

By Ben Hayward, Goal.com Everything had appeared in Real Madrid's favor. With Barcelona faltering in recent weeks and Atletico also slipping, Carlo...

WATCH: Little Boy Pulls Off The Most Adorable And Successful Pitch Invasion Ever

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.07.2014 | Sports

All aspiring pitch invaders take note: You're likely too old and almost certainly not adorable enough to succeed in your chosen endeavor. In what ...

Scolari Closes in on 2014 World Cup Roster With Europe-based Player Selections For South Africa Friendly

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 04.14.2014 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari announced the selection of 16 Europe-based players for Brazil's friendly against South Africa on March 5.