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Jul 9, 2014 08:00 AM ET // AFP
Brazil’s humiliating exit from the World Cup is as close as it gets to a national trauma.
Jul 16, 2014 09:38 AM ET
When you tote up the costs, in ways more than just financial, to a country that hosts the World Cup, it can make you wonder why any nation would want to. Trace examines the toll hosting the Cup can take on a country, and also who profits from it.
Jun 26, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The earliest form of soccer is generally thought to be a Chinese game called cuju.
Jun 21, 2014 12:29 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Fortunately for the six-man crew orbiting over 200 miles above our heads, NASA has an infrastructure in place that allows live and recorded terrestrial television to be beamed into low-Earth orbit. Continue reading →
Jun 16, 2014 04:45 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Does the World Cup 2014 official ball put control back in the feet of the players?
Jun 11, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Richard Farrell
From early pig bladders to high-tech wonders, the colorful sphere that makes soccer possible has seen plenty of changes over the course of centuries.
Apr 15, 2014 08:05 AM ET
It seems like there are terrible calls made in nearly every sport! Are the referees biased? Annie discusses how some of the refs might be subconsciously making the wrong call.
Mar 6, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Studies link brain disease to soccer and rugby hits, but the details are still unclear.
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