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Las cinco sorpresas (hasta ahora) de Brasil 2014

<b>Ha terminado el debut de las 32 selecciones en el Mundial de Brasil 2014 y hasta ahora hemos visto un torneo copado de momentos gloriosos, buenas jugadas, atajadas increíbles, muchos goles y, sobre todo, una intensidad que no se veía desde Alemania 2006.</b><p><i>El equipo de BBC Mundo ha escogido los cinco</i> …

Here's What World Cup Teams Would Look Like If Immigrants Weren't Allowed To Play

Far-right political parties are gaining ground in France and the Netherlands.<p>Most of Germany's soccer hooligans are now neo-Nazis. And this spring, Switzerland voted to curb immigration, defying the spirit of laws that allow citizens freedom of movement across the European Union.<p>But amid all the …

¿Quiénes son los verdaderos ganadores y perdedores del Mundial de Brasil?

Por <b>Eoghan Macguire</b> y <b>Sofia Fernandes</b>, para CNN<p><b>(CNN) -</b> Cuando Maria Elza de Fatima supo que el Mundial se llevaría a cabo en Brasil en 2014, pensó que los buenos tiempos pronto volverían.<p>La residente de Sao Paulo de 59 años de edad, quien una vez fue la propietaria de un puesto de venta de ropa muy …

Lifestyle | Fox News

Furia brasileña frente a samba española

El Mundial que arranca hoy permitirá examinar el cruce de estilos entre sus dos principales aspirantes, la mítica Canarinha y su heredera La Roja<p>Si …

Brasil 2014: los clichés más repetidos en los Mundiales

<b>Los sudamericanos son los más sucios. Los africanos no pueden defender. Inglaterra tiene una maldición con los penales. Los brasileños son los reyes del tiro libre.</b><p>Los Mundiales están llenos de clichés.<p>Durante cada Copa del Mundo, jugadores, entrenadores, aficionados y comentaristas repiten los …

Dos "Brasiles": cuánto cambió "el país del fútbol" desde 1950

<b>¿Cómo era el Brasil que organizó su primer Mundial en 1950? ¿Y el de ahora?</b><p>A punto de vivir su segunda Copa del Mundo, Brasil suma casi cuatro veces más habitantes, es mucho más urbano y educado que en 1950, y tiene proporcionalmente menos blancos y católicos.<p>Una entrada para un partido del primer …

Lo que no te puedes perder del Mundial Brasil 2014

<b>Sesenta y cuatro partidos pueden ser demasiado, incluso para los más futboleros.</b><p>Así que si está corto de tiempo, o tiene una vida más allá del futbol, aquí van algunas sugerencias sobre qué seguir, y qué no, durante este Mundial.<p>La final al comienzo<p>Los dos finalistas de Sudáfrica 2010 chocan de …

Russian Press Gives Olympic Ice Skater an Original Smear

As two time U.S. champion figure skater Ashley Wagner faces a backlash at home over her unusual elevation from fourth place to join the three woman U.S. Olympic team in Sochi, a fresh front of skepticism is creeping her way from Russia itself.<p>"Pro-gay American Figure Skater Dragged to Sochi," read …

USADA: A-Rod regimen 'potent'

The regimen of performance-enhancing substances delivered by Anthony Bosch to Alex Rodriguez was "probably the most potent and sophisticated drug …

Blood Tests

Denver Broncos: 5 Keys to Beating the San Diego Chargers

Link to Media<p>The Broncos have boasted one of the league's most high-powered offenses all season long, breaking records for total points scored (606), passing touchdowns (55) and passing yards (5,477).<p>In their last game of the season, they thrashed the Oakland Raiders by halftime, putting up 31 …

NFL

Peyton Manning Regretfully Declines Fans' Wedding Invitation, Signs Their Card

Link to Media<p>“Want to invite Peyton Manning to our wedding just to see what would happen?”<p>This is the wild idea that struck a couple of football fans, according to an image that recently surfaced on Reddit (via John Ferensen of Next Impulse Sports).<p>Redditor LackadaisicalRomp posted a picture of a …

NFL

Coolest Things NFL Players Have Done for Fans

Link to Media<p>NFL players have a unique opportunity to make an impact on their fans because of their larger-than-life stature and popularity, not just in their respective cities but around the nation.<p>With social media use increasing, players have taken new and unique paths to connect with their …

Football (U.S.)

Davis Love III has adopted a baby squirrel at the Presidents Cup

The weirdest thing you'll see at the Presidents Cup today.<p>It's getting late in the day during the first session at the Presidents Cup, and things are getting weird for Team USA. Golf Channel cut to a shot of assistant captain Davis Love III sitting in a golf cart monitoring his team, typing on his …

Keegan Bradley hits Presidents Cup fan in head with wild drive

A wayward Keegan Bradley drive resulted in one of the scarier moments you'll see at a golf tournament. Bradley's drive on the 14th hole at Muirfield Village went right up the left rope line, and directly hit a fan in what looked like the head. The fan toppled to the ground instantly:<p>Golf Channel …

10 Greatest NBA Players of All Time

Link to Media<p>The NBA has a rich history, dating back nearly 68 years, full of decorated organizations and players. During that time, we've seen our fair share of greats come and go, but which players in the game's history stand out above the rest? To decide that, we'll look at various criteria …

Basketball

Bet on Sports | Online Betting Site Betway

Online betting site Betway<p>From the first kick to the last stride. Every shot, every point, every race, every win – experience it like never before at …

Horse Racing

Qatar faces no threat to its right to host 2022 World Cup

<b>Fifa will announce on Friday that Qatar faces no threat to its right to host the 2022 World Cup, sources close to the governing body have told BBC Sport.</b><p>The Gulf state faces allegations about its treatment of migrant workers, while there are also fears that searing summer temperatures in Qatar of …

Which 3-0 NFL Team Is Likeliest to Lose in Week 4?

Link to Media<p>Seven NFL teams currently boast a 3-0 record heading into the fourth week of the season. These teams range from the surprising Kansas City Chiefs to the dominant Seattle Seahawks.<p>All seven of these teams have earned their undefeated standings and look to be sure-fire contenders for the …

NFL

5 Players New York Yankees Can Sign If They Let Robinson Cano Walk

Link to Media<p>Robinson Cano is the biggest free agent of the winter—we all know that. The New York Yankees will certainly look to re-sign him, as the perennial MVP candidate will be nearly impossible to replace.<p>That being said, general manager Brian Cashman may end up looking for a replacement if …

Baseball

Qatar World Cup construction 'will leave 4,000 migrant workers dead'

Exclusive: International Trade Union Confederation claims about 12 labourers will die each week unless action is taken<p>Qatar's construction frenzy ahead of the 2022 World Cup is on course to cost the lives of at least 4,000 migrant workers before a ball is kicked, the International Trade Union …

French climber finds $332,000 worth of jewels in metal box on Mont Blanc

A French climber scaling a glacier off Mont Blanc got more than satisfaction for his efforts when he stumbled across a treasure trove of emeralds, rubies and sapphires that had been buried for decades.<p>The jewels, estimated to be worth up to $332,000, lay hidden in a metal box that was on board an …

Qatar's Heat May Force World Cup Schedule Changes

Controversy is heating up over the selection of Qatar to host the World Cup in 2022. Soccer's governing body is deciding whether to move the series from summer to winter because of the high temperatures during Qatar's summer months.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>The global governing body of soccer, …

World Cup stadium in Amazon could be used as detention centre

A £146 million stadium being built in the Brazilian Amazon for next year's World Cup could be used as a detention centre to relieve overcrowded prisons after the tournament, according to reports.<p>The 44,000-capacity Arena da Amazonia in Manaus will host four group stage matches during the …

Why Real Madrid Fans Don't Like Karim Benzema and Ancelotti's Big No. 9 Problem

Link to Media<p>Since Karim Benzema joined Real Madrid in 2009, he has scored no fewer than 91 goals in 189 appearances, per Goal.com, as well as laid on 51 assists.<p>So why don’t the Real Madrid public like him?<p>With four goals and two assists in just six games already this season, Benzema has made his …

Soccer

The Things Mario Balotelli Must Do to Win the Ballon d'Or

Link to Media<p>The young 23-year-old Italian striker Mario Balotelli has all the tools to go ahead and win the Ballon d'Or. It is not his physical or technical ability which limits him, but rather a fixable mental offense.<p>Balotelli isn't malicious, or stupid. His upbringing became a tale of two …

Soccer

Floyd Mayweather plans on betting $300k on Johnny Football this weekend

Floyd Mayweather visited Howard Stern in New York City Wednesday, and dished on money, sex, and Johnny Football. Here are the 8 most interesting tidbits from the interview, which you can listen to below.<p>1. Floyd did not bet $6 million on the Miami Heat to beat the Indiana Pacers in Game 7 of the …