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This Is The Most Annoying Sound You Won't Hear During World Cup

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

Take a moment to appreciate those noises you hear -- the chants of the crowd, the referee's whistle, maybe even the chatter amongst the players and co...

This Is The 2014 World Cup Noisemaker

AP | HAVEN DALEY | Posted 12.06.2013 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The official noisemakers for next year's World Cup soccer tournament in Brazil will be significantly quieter than the vuvuzela ...

Another Venue Bans Vuvuzelas At Under-20 World Cup

AP | Posted 10.07.2011 | Sports

CALI, Colombia — A second Colombian city has banned fans from taking vuvuzelas to Under-20 World Cup matches after residents complained of the n...

Reviewing 2010's Pop Cultural Lessons

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

As we bid farewell to another year, some pop culture critics are doing more than reflecting on trends gone by -- they're speculating about what it all means. Here, the best explanations.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Will Yao Ming ever play again? The big Houston center, who's been sidelined with a bone bruise, now has a fractured ankle. He's out indefinitely.

Vuvuzelas BANNED From Euro 2012, Champions League

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NYON, Switzerland — UEFA has banned fans from bringing vuvuzelas into stadiums for European Championship and Champions League matches. UEFA sai...

Wimbledon Bans Vuvuzelas After World Cup Ruckus

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

WIMBLEDON, England — Quiet, please. Organizers are making sure there will be no racket from vuvuzelas at the Wimbledon tennis championships....

Vuvuzela Ban Could Come To World Cup

FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

World Cup organizers are considering a vuvuzela ban at World Cup 2010. What's the vuvuzela, and why ban it? The vuvuzela is the horn responsible for t...

'Vuvuzela-Maddened' Man Rams Bar With Car

ANSA.it | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A man allegedly maddened by vuvuzula-blowing revellers rammed his car into a northern Italian village bar Sunday night, wrecking the place....

Puma Store Shoe Bargain Gets You 30 Percent Off And Free Vuvuzela

Racked.com | Cynthia Drescher | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Got a pair of gently worn shoes you'd be willing to part with? If so, you can take them to any of the city's Puma stores to receive 30% off a new pair...

Vuvuzela: Going Viral to Save Lives

Kari Stoever | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kari Stoever

The vuvuzela is quickly becoming the world's first viral instrument. I recommend we make it the international instrument of solidarity to prevent deaths from HIV/AIDS and TB.

Why the World Cup Is Better Than Twilight

Ben Mankiewicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Ben Mankiewicz

In the Twilight movies, there's an abundance of severed heads but no sex. Meanwhile, at the World Cup, the only scoring comes after the matches.

UFC Bans Vuvuzelas

Dave Hollander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Hollander

UFC President Dana White confirmed today that vuvuzelas have been banned at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas this Saturday.

Hotel Bans Vuvuzelas: Premier Inn

France24 | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

British hotel chain Premier Inn said Saturday it was banning the use of vuvuzelas after a manager was kept awake by England fans blowing the plastic h...

World Cup Ear Plug Sales Soar Thanks To Vuvuzelas

TMZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Those damn vuvuzela horns aren't pissing everybody off in South Africa -- TMZ has learned earplug sales have gone through the roof since the World Cup...

Vuvuzela Time Brings World Cup Buzz To Any Page On The Web

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

What's the latest buzz about the FIFA World Cup? It's more of a buzzing sound, and it's coming from thousands of soccer enthusiasts blowing on their v...

What the Vuvuzela Is Up With the Jabulani? Why World Cup 2010 Sucks So Far

Ahmed Rehab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ahmed Rehab

Now that we have all had an opportunity to savor the celebratory mood that beckons in our planet's biggest party, it's time to whine about what's wrong with this World Cup.

Vuvuzela to Soccer Fans: Blow Me

Jim O'Grady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jim O'Grady

Noting how viewers of the World Cup love the song of the vuvuzela, FIFA has decided that future tournaments will encourage fans of the host nation to ...

Hitler Hates Vuvuzelas In A Major Way (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

He's baaaaacckk, and he joins everyone but South African fans in his complete loathing of the detested vuvuzela trumpet. Threatening to ruin Worl...

Jason Linkins

Vuvuzelas: How To Drown Out That Drone

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

We may be helpless in the face of the oil that's spilling into the Gulf of Mexico but, by God, if you are as sick as I am of hearing the terrifying "D...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

An earthquake hit the Padres/Blue Jays game last night in San Diego. Actually, it was minor. One batter stepped out of the batter's box for a few seconds, and the right field foul pole swayed.

World Cup Fever

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

While soccer heads have been busy drooling, the sports management of the Big Ten and the Pac-10 have been engineering their raids on Midwestern state universities.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Not a bad debut. Red Sox rookie Daniel Nava hit a grand slam Saturday against Philadelphia on the first very pitch he ever saw in the Major Leagues.

World Cup Buzzing Noise: Sound Of Vuvuzela Fills Stadiums (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

If you've watched any matches of World Cup 2010, you've surely heard it: an ongoing buzzing noise filling the stadium. What is that buzzing sound? ...

Vuvuzela Ban? A Case for Vuvuzelas to Keep Blowing at World Cup 2010 (VIDEO, POLL)

Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Craig Kanalley

Despite some legitimate criticisms of the horns, the vuvuzela is all about South African pride. It has become a huge part of the country's identity and it has united a people. It's not time to silence the noisemaker.