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Argentina’s World Cup Journey Through 5 Shirtless Instagrams

In America we say “cheese,” in Argentina they say “get naked.”

07/09/2014

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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

United States fans enjoy the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

17 World Cup Fans More Prepared For The Fourth Of July Than You

These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:

07/03/2014

Tim Howard of the United States looks on in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States at Arena Fonte Nova on July 1, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Keidel: World Cup Runneth Over

You’ll notice the ratings for this World Cup are highest in the Northeast, where folks try rather hard to look most enlightened. And you may also notice by the time the U.S. team lost to Belgium, some of them had already jumped ship.

07/03/2014

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Tim Howard

Here are eight things you didn’t know about Tim Howard a.k.a. “The Brick Wall.”

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

Divock Origi of Belgium shoots against Tim Howard of the United States during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States at Arena Fonte Nova on July 1, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (credit: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Tim Howard Says He Was Randomly Drug-Tested Following 16-Save Performance Against Belgium

U.S. goalie Tim Howard received a drug test following his incredible 16-save performance in the loss to Belgium.

07/03/2014

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Top 4 Bandwagons For U.S. Fans To Jump On

Let’s pull ourselves up, wipe ourselves off and jump on the bandwagon of another team. After all, we still have more World Cup to watch. So which team to choose? Here are four teams you might be interested in.

07/03/2014

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5 Nominees For Best Actor: World Cup Edition

Many games have come down to the wire and most of the prevailing teams have their expert floppers to thank. Here are the nominees for Best Actor in the 2014 World Cup.

07/03/2014

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