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Man pleads guilty in smuggling Yasiel Puig for fee

A Miami-area man has pleaded guilty for his part in a conspiracy to smuggle Yasiel Puig to Mexico from Cuba for a substantial cut from Puig's MLB …

Jurgen Klinsmann: soccer offers U.S. kids route 'all the way to the top'

Follow us at @WorldSportCNN and like us on Facebook<p><b>(CNN) —</b> If you're an American kid thinking of fame and fortune you have a new path to help you achieve your dreams.<p>U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann is insistent the sport of soccer can match the superstar-making ability of traditional …

Marcus Mariota has a chance to break 4 Heisman Trophy voting records Saturday night

Here are how many votes the Oregon quarterback will need in order to be one of the most definitive Heisman winners ever.<p>Marcus Mariota is going to win the Heisman Trophy.<p>I've been writing that for a couple of months now. Mariota's odds haven't been worse than even money at Bovada since October 21. …

4 theories on why Gary Andersen left Wisconsin for Oregon State

Another coach leaves Madison, but why does Barry Alvarez keep watching them go?<p>For the second time in three years, Wisconsin has lost a coach to an equal-at-best program. Head coach Gary Andersen has left Madison for Oregon State, stunning the Badger faithful and leaving athletic director Barry …

USA Star Tim Howard on His World Cup Heroics, Russia 2018 and Jurgen Klinsmann

If one man underlined the madness that can engulf the World Cup finals, it is Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard.<p>The United States international was at the heart of his country's successful campaign in Brazil, creating a new World Cup record of 15 saves in the last-16 tie with Belgium.<p>Ultimately, …

The complete guide to Xbox One and Xbox 360 Black Friday Deals

Microsoft dropped a bunch of prices early this morning on a decent selection of Xbox One and Xbox 360 games. The company also put together a fairly comprehensive list of Xbox-related deals on consoles, games, accessories and Live membership.<p>I've gone through and added the deals they missed to …

Former Navy SEAL on bin Laden: 'I watched him take his last breaths'

In 15 years of dangerous missions — from midnight raids on al-Qaida safe houses in Iraq to battling Somali pirates from the deck of a heaving Navy ship on the high seas — there had never been one so shadowed by dread. As Robert James O'Neill contemplated his jump from a helicopter into Osama bin …

Skip Bayless says Kobe Bryant's rape allegation helped sell sneakers

There's saying players need "edge" to help them sign endorsement deals, then there's Skip Bayless suggesting that Kobe Bryant being accused of rape in 2003 allowed him to become more marketable.<p>Sexual assault isn't a marketing technique and the suggestion that people were running out to buy shoes …

FSU fans support Jameis Winston, angry at ESPN: 19 'GameDay' sign photos

#BlameJameis gets its morning in the sun on ESPN's road show.<p>For the second time this season, <i>ESPN College GameDay</i> returned to Tallahassee on Saturday. The Saturday morning circus has become second nature for FSU fans — it's the fifth time in four seasons that ESPN's road show has been on campus — …

‘The Wolf Of System Of A Down’ Is Your Surprisingly Perfect Monday Morning Mash-Up

There are so many “___ recut as ___” mash-ups flying around every day that for a new mash-up to cut through the static is a feat in itself. The Wolf Of System Of A Down certainly fits the bill. As you may have guessed, it’s <i>Wolf Of Wall Street</i> plus System of a Down, and while the name may explain …

Microsoft's new NFL ads for Xbox are very funny

You might have watched the NFL lately with just a tinge of distaste playing around your innards. Microsoft, however, has pumped an alleged $400 million into the NFL, so it must show a fine face on the matter. This isn't easy when the sport's own announcers refer to the Surface as the iPad.<p>Redmond …

Islamic State Life Laid Bare As Brave Woman Wears Hidden Camera Under Her Niqab

Heavily armed men dressed all in black; a little girl holding hands with her mother, who has an AK-47 casually slung over her shoulder and young …

Cristiano Ronaldo could return to Old Trafford but Manchester United will have to pay £140 million

Senior figures at Europe’s leading clubs have been given notice of player’s £380,000-a-week wage demands and Real Madrid seeking a £60 million fee<p><b>Manchester United</b> will have to fund a £140 million package to re-sign <b>Cristiano Ronaldo</b> next summer if they pursue a second attempt to lure the <b>Real Madrid</b> …

A Brief History Of Quentin Tarantino’s Feuds

Quentin Tarantino is a cinematic wunderkind. Having never received formal lessons in the art of filmmaking, he’s gone on to win two screenwriting Oscars, and has been nominated for Best Director on two separate occasions. Some say he’s a genius.<p>Others would say he’s a hot head. Never one to back …

Islamic State video threatens to target White House and US troops

Islamic State militants have threatened to target the White House and kill US troops in a new slickly made video response to Barack Obama's campaign to "degrade and destroy" the organisation.<p>The video, in the style of a blockbuster movie trailer for what is "coming soon", purports to show a masked …

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AC Milan Star Mario Balotelli Shows Off His Dunking Ability

Mario Balotelli is a man of many things—a pretty decent basketball player may be one of them.<p>The mercurial Italian has been in the United States, after all, so why not audition for the NBA while he's there?<p>It's nothing new for Balotelli, though. He's previously shown his ability to "throw down."<p>Now …

Champions Cup Attendance And Demand For Tickets Show Enthusiasm For Soccer In U.S.

Despite the United States loss in last month’s World Cup, Soccer is alive and well in the United States. If you need evidence, look no further than the the Guinness International Champions Cup. Over the last two weeks, close to 1 million fans have witnessed the second-ever Champions Cup. That’s …

The Week in Review: Marijuana Goes Mainstream

In recent years, American social policy became a very sticky subject. Issues ranging from gay marriage to gun ownership are hotly politicized, and …

Brazil’s Neymar obsession cost them the World Cup

Brazil’s failed World Cup campaign will undoubtedly be a dark cloud that will hang over the unsettled nation for many a year to come.<p>Brazil’s Neymar obsession cost them the World Cup<p>07/29/2014<p>Brazil’s failed World Cup campaign will undoubtedly be a dark cloud that will hang over the unsettled …

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Everyone tips their cap to Derek Jeter in this new Nike commercial

You might not even be aware but you tipped it, too.<p>We'll see Derek Jeter's final All-Star appearance Tuesday, which also means we'll see our final All-Star-related Derek Jeter advertisements. Nike is on top of things with this 90-second spot -- which will broadcast during the game -- that shows …

Heroes' welcome for Germany's World Cup winners

<b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Germany's national football team arrive home after winning World Cup in Brazil<br>• Victorious side tour Berlin on open-top trailer; streets lined with supporters<br>• Tens of thousands of fans gather at Brandenburg Gate to welcome the champions<br>• Germany beat Argentina 1-0 with goal in extra time …

FIFA 15 is focusing on emotion, but can't yet match the World Cup's extraordinary moments

History is made at every World Cup, but rarely in such shocking fashion as Brazil's embarrassing 7-1 defeat at the hands of Germany in the semifinals of this year's tournament.<p>The match was not only historically significant — no team had previously scored more than six goals in a World Cup …

Netherlands beats host Brazil 3-0 to finish 3rd

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — When it was all over, it was the Netherlands receiving a standing ovation from the Brazilian crowd. Brazil walked off the …

Brazil's numbers show why soccer stats are a waste of time

The use of statistics to describe or explain football matches has been on the increase in the past few years but while numbers can explain a lot in many other sports, the value for football is highly questionable. And there is no better way to highlight that than to look at Tuesday's Brazil v …

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Heartbreaking Pictures Of Brazil Fans Before And After Their World Cup Loss

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Fires, Looting, And Mass Robbery In Brazil After Team's World Cup Loss

Hundreds of fans forced to leave Copacabana beach after a mass robbery.

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Locals react as Brazil are eliminated from the World Cup

Brazilians cried, cursed their president and covered their faces in shame after their beloved football team's humiliating 7-1 thrashing by Germany in the World Cup semi-finals Tuesday.<p>After the fifth goal, well before half-time, hundreds of people left their expensive seats at the stadium in the …