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World Cup quarters average 10M-plus viewers in US

NEW YORK (AP) — The four World Cup quarterfinals averaged more than 10 million viewers in the United States combined on ABC, ESPN networks and Spanish


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Does sport really imitate life?

I may be committing something close to blasphemy, but in spite of all the hoopla and hullaballoo over the 2014 FIFA World Cup going on right now, I find it more


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FIFA asks magazine for proof of match-fixing

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — FIFA expressed “substantial doubts” Wednesday about a German magazine’s claims that a World Cup game could have been fixed and asked the


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Match-fixer denies predicting World Cup result

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A convicted match-fixer denied a report in a German magazine Tuesday that he predicted the result and details of a World Cup game. Cameroon’s


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Cameroon investigates World Cup fixing allegations

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Cameroon’s football federation said it will investigate allegations of match-fixing by its team at the World Cup and the possible existence of


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FIFA keeping punishments to a minimum at World Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Despite bringing the might of FIFA discipline down on Luis Suarez for biting an opponent, football’s governing body has let plenty of other


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Let Teddy stay! Ad agency starts campaign to keep 'Teddy

(c) 2014, The Washington Post. Don’t worry, soccer fans. Teddy Goalsevelt isn’t going anywhere. Mike D’Amico, a 31-year-old American now known by his patriotic,


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FIFA: World Cup teams must prove players are paid

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — FIFA wants proof from future World Cup teams that players are paid on time after a dispute involving Ghana was resolved by cash shipment.


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Uruguay rages against Suarez soccer ban for biting

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Soccer-crazy Uruguayans raged Thursday at FIFA’s decision to kick their star player out of the World Cup for his third biting incident,


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Thousands in US turn out to watch World Cup match

Jose Arriaga has run out of excuses for missing work to watch the U.S. men’s soccer team in the World Cup. The births of his children, deaths of relatives


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