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Vidal, Medel return to clubs healthy after World Cup

Though the dream is over for Chile, Juventus and Cardiff await the returns of Arturo Vidal and Gary Medel respectively as the new European season kicks off weeks after the July 13 final.<p>Vidal, Medel return to clubs healthy after World Cup<p>07/01/2014<p>Italian club Juventus and Welsh side Cardiff City, …

Neymar recovering well from thigh and knee trauma, says Brazil doctor

Neymar is making good progress in his recovery from thigh and knee knocks ahead of Friday's World Cup quarter-final against Colombia, Brazil's team doctor said on Tuesday.<p>The Barcelona forward came out of last Saturday's last-16 win against Chile battered and bruised but has undergone treatment at …

Argentina's Marcos Rojo suspended for World Cup quarterfinals

Argentina defender Marcos Rojo will be suspended for his country's World Cup quarter final on Saturday after picking up a second yellow card in the last 16 win over Switzerland.<p>He was booked in the 90th minute for bringing down Switzerland's Ricardo Rodriguez to halt a counter-attack. The …

VINE: De Bruyne scores for Belgium in Extra Time

Kevin de Bruyne broke the deadlock in the Belgium vs USA match at the 92nd minute of extra time.<p>VINE: De Bruyne scores for Belgium in Extra Time<p>07/01/2014<p>Kevin de Bruyne broke the deadlock in the Belgium vs USA match at the 92nd minute of extra time.<p>The 23 year-old Belgian midfielder picked up a …

Tim Howard Makes FIFA World Cup goalkeepeing record with 16 saves

The U.S. Men's National Team nearly pulled off the most dramatic of late comebacks, but Belgium held off the vigorous late efforts to earn a 2-1 victory against the USA in the Round of 16 at the 2014 FIFA World Cup at Arena Fonte Nova.<p>Tim Howard had one of the best goalkeeping efforts in U.S. MNT …

Oliver Kahn and Lothar Matthäus demand Germany improvement

Germany must improve in both defense and attack if they are to overcome France in Friday's World Cup quarter-final, say former captains Oliver Kahn and Lothar Matthäus.<p>"The mixture is not ideal at the moment," said Kahn, who captained Germany to their 2002 World Cup final defeat to Brazil.<p>"There …

Headlining, you're doing it wrong

Indian newspaper tried the famous 007 catchphrase on Colombia's James Rodriguez, unfortunately they missed a key detail.<p>Headlining, you're doing it wrong<p>07/01/2014<p>Indian newspaper tried the famous 007 catchphrase on Colombia's James Rodriguez, unfortunately they missed a key detail.<p>This has to be …

Struggling Brazil face confident Colombia in World Cup quarterfinals

Brazil and Colombia enter the World Cup quarterfinals with totally different mindsets. Brazil is surrounded by doubts after a more difficult start than expected to the tournament it is hosting. Colombia is upbeat after convincing performances and four straight wins.<p>While the hosts narrowly beat …

All Euro battle between Germany & France for a place in top four

A European presence in the World Cup semifinals is assured as Germany and France meet at the Maracana on Friday, looking to shrug off stumbling wins in the second round that exposed frailties in both teams.<p>Contesting a quarterfinal for the ninth straight World Cup, the Germans will start as slight …

USA's elimination and Howard's heroics shows games growth in US

American media and the four major American sports institutions can breathe a sigh of relief today as soccer can return to the status of redheaded stepchild and Teddy Goalsevelt can shave his moustache and hang up his hat: The USA is out of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Finals in Brazil.<p>USA's elimination …

Mexico officially finish World Cup in 10th place

The Mexican National Team lead by charismatic manager Miguel Herrera ended the competition in 10th place overall.<p>Mexico officially finish World Cup in 10th place<p>07/02/2014<p>As the quarterfinals are all set with the top eight teams of the tournament, we now know the official positioning of the 9th …

Messi is fighting his own battle against time

We anxiously awaited Messi’s arrival on Tuesday in the Round of 16. It had to be him, or this World Cup wouldn’t amount to much. But his Superman cape was guarded behind his peevishness that only allowed us to peek into his ability in short spasms of admiration.<p>Argentina began to doubt their hero, …

Matt Hummels & Lukas Podolski declared fit for France duel

Germany's Mats Hummels and Lukas Podolski are fit to face France in Friday's World Cup quarter-final in Rio de Janeiro after recovering from illness and injury respectively.<p>Both Hummels and Podolski missed Monday's 2-1 win over Algeria in the last 16, but are available to face Les Bleus at Rio de …

Belgium vs USA field invader faked disability to gain entrance to the field

Video has surfaced on Youtube of Mario Ferri, a recurrent field invader, who fooled security to interrupt the match between Belgium and the USA played in Salvador, Brazil on July 1.<p>Belgium vs USA field invader faked disability to gain entrance to the field<p>07/02/2014<p>Video has surfaced on Youtube of …

Colombia pose toughest challenge for Brazil yet

While fans of the home team are generally cocky, supporters of Brazil will be wary of the upcoming quarter-final with Columbia which is likely to prove the most difficult one faced so far by the hosts of the World Cup.<p>The match against Chile was hard enough and laid bare some home truths about the …

There is a 17% chance Brazil & Argentina will meet at the World Cup final

Pivit gives insight into which team has a better chance of winning the World Cup<p>There is a 17% chance Brazil & Argentina will meet at the World Cup final<p>07/02/2014<p>After the best Last 16 World Cup round in history, Brazil 2014 is down to its last eight teams. African hopes were extinguished in the …

GoPro, Ambarella get lift from Google acquisition

Smart-thermostat company Nest (owned by Google GOOG, -0.31% ) on Friday announced it’s acquiring Dropcam, which makes home-monitoring cameras. …

iPad Air 2 Dummy Appears On Video

We recently saw some photos of an iPad Air 2 dummy unit, and now the device is compared on video next to the existing iPad Air tablet.<p>The video was …

WebPT Announces Significant Investment from Battery Ventures to Fuel Growth

PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 25, 2014–<p>WebPT, the leading web-based electronic medical record (EMR) solution for rehabilitation therapists, today announced it has received a significant investment from Battery Ventures. WebPT intends to use the new capital to accelerate growth.<p>Founded by Brad and …

Soccer in High U.S. places: Talking World Cup with John Kerry

SÃO PAULO — For years, I have thought it would be beneficial for U.S. political leaders and diplomats to have a working knowledge of international …

Portugal WC Coverage: Best Soccer Show

Jason kicks off today's show with Washington Post columnist Clinton Yates as they discuss the latest on new D.C. United's stadium.<p>Jason kicks off today's show with FOX Soccer's Kyle McCarthy as they discuss yesterday's MLS Expansion Draft.<p>Jason kicks off today's show with FOX Soccer's Leander …

Facebook's Oculus VR Acquires The Company Behind The Xbox 360 Controller Design

Oculus VR, Facebook’s virtual reality gaming headset company, has announced that it has acquired Carbon Design. Based in Seattle, Washington, Carbon Design is known for its exquisite consumer electronics designs and product engineering. The Carbon Design team will operate from its studio in Seattle …

Kobe Bryant's Top 10 Plays of 1996-1997 NBA Season (Rookie Year)

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NBA Rumors: Early Trade Buzz on Week of 2014 NBA Draft

Link to Media<p>The days leading up to the NBA draft each year are often filled with more rumors in total than the months leading up to the event, and that's no different as we inch closer and closer to the 2014 NBA draft.<p>While most teams are done analyzing the prospects, many general managers are now …

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NBA Draft 2014: Schedule, Live Stream, TV Coverage and 1st-Round Projections

LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Tim Duncan and Carmelo Anthony may be dominating the NBA now, but there will be a time when the next generation takes the torch. Given the amount of talent available in the 2014 draft, there is a very good chance some of those next superstars will hear their names called …

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Latest Buzz Surrounding Steve Nash, Draft Plans and More

The Los Angeles Lakers are destined to make noise this offseason. The famous franchise finished the 2013-2014 season with a 27-55 record, far short of its usual threshold for success.<p>But what is one of the most storied franchises in NBA history going to do to turn things around for the upcoming …

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Report: Cavs 'torn' between Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker

Cleveland reportedly can't decide what to do with the No. 1 overall pick.<p><b>More draft: Mock drafts | Draft order | Prospect rankings</b><p>The Cleveland …