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7 Things To Know Before Argentina-Germany World Cup Final

On Sunday at 3PM ET, the 22 best players over the past month will take the field and try to win their country a trophy and prove to the world that they are the best football club. Here are 7 things you need to know before Argentina and Germany take the pitch for which should be a hard fought battle.

07/11/2014

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Study: World Cup Teams That Forbade Players From Having Sex Didn’t Advance Past Round of 16

A study says that all World Cup teams that imposed a ban on sex failed to make it to the elimination round of the event.

07/06/2014

Michael Bradley of the United States challenges Toni Kroos of Germany during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil group G match between the United States and Germany at Arena Pernambuco on June 26, 2014 in Recife, Brazil.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Obsessed With Stats: Is World Cup’s Player-Tracking Tech the Future of Sports?

American sports fans have an ever-growing obsession with statistics. Just look at the sabermetrics exemplified by the movie Moneyball, or the precise planning that goes into fantasy league rosters.

07/03/2014

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10 Rules For The Colombia Vs. Brazil Drinking Game

Now that the U.S. has been knocked out of the World Cup, Americans need a new reason to drink.

07/03/2014

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Obama Calls Clint Dempsey and Tim Howard, Suggests Howard Shave His Beard

President Barack Obama rang up U.S. World Cup team captain Clint Dempsey and goalkeeper Tim Howard this week to congratulate them on their athletic performances in the international tournament.

07/03/2014

Christian Raja (R), of Brooklyn, reacts at a missed attempt on goal by the United during overtime against Belgium in the World Cup (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

9 Things U.S. Team Fans Will Miss After Their World Cup Exit

Belgium defeated the U.S. 2-1 in full time and deflated the American hype and furor around our new favorite sport-of-the-moment. Although we won’t see the USMNT contend for the title, good times and camaraderie were had by all.

07/02/2014

Alejandro Bedoya of the United States  (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

USA Soccer World Cup Profile: Midfielder Alejandro Bedoya

Alejandro Bedoya is a 27-year-old American player who is currently playing as an attacking midfielder or winger with French club Nantes and as a winger with the United States Men’s National Team.

06/27/2014

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Obama Watches US In World Cup On Way To Minnesota

Air Force One gave President Barack Obama an advantage that wasn’t available to many other frequent flyers Thursday: the opportunity to watch the U.S. team play World Cup soccer.

06/26/2014

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The 5 Faces Of Jurgen Klinsmann

With his mouth doing most of the talking thus far, let’s look at the many faces of Jurgen Klinsmann and get to know the USMNT’s head soccer coach a little bit better …

06/26/2014

Fans gather in Dupont Circle during a watch party for the USA-Germany World Cup match. (Cameron Thompson/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

German Embassy Hosting World Cup Watch Party in D.C.

The German Embassy is hosting one of the biggest World Cup watch parties in Washington as Germany takes on the United States in Brazil.

06/26/2014

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