FIFA World Cup
Jul 10, 2014 — The country's National Council on Problem Gambling has been airing a cautionary spot featuring a boy whose father wagers his son's savings on Germany.
Jul 9, 2014 — Argentina defeated the Netherlands 4-2 in penalty kicks in their World Cup semifinal. The two sides were 0-0 at the end of extra time. Argentina plays Germany in the final on Sunday.
Jul 8, 2014 — Brazil, without striker Neymar, was in shambles. Thomas Muller and Toni Kroos scored two goals each for Germany, and Miroslav Klose became the highest goal scorer in World Cup history.
Jul 8, 2014 — Referee Mark Geiger is making history with his selection as the fourth official in the game between Brazil and Germany. It's the first time a U.S. referee has been used this late in a World Cup.
Jul 5, 2014 — Netherlands finally ended Costa Rica's impressive run at the World Cup, but it wasn't without a fight. They will face Argentina in the semifinals, who defeated Belgium 1-0 earlier on Saturday.
Jul 4, 2014 — Brazil ended Colombia's Cinderella story on Friday with a 2-1 win to advance to the World Cup semifinals. On Tuesday Brazil will face Germany, who defeated France 1-0 in the quarterfinal.
Jun 30, 2014 — The Uruguayan striker was banned by FIFA for biting Italian player Giorgio Chiellini in last week's World Cup soccer game.
Jun 27, 2014 — In the David and Goliath match, American fans dominated the cheering section.
Jun 26, 2014 — The U.S. plays its final game in group play against Germany. NPR's Russell Lewis, in the Brazilian seaside city of Recife, explains what's at stake — and why the game is likely to be a great one.
Jun 18, 2014 — Spain, a tournament favorite, lost 2-0 to outsiders Chile in group play of the soccer tournament Wednesday. Chile now advances to the next stage, along with the Netherlands, who beat Australia 3-2.