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Real Madrid Send Some of The Best to Play on Squad for U.S. Tourney

Real Madrid Send Some of The Best to Play on Squad for U.S. Tourney

Pepe, Xabi Alonso and Fabio Coentrao cut their vacations short to join the 20-man Real Madrid squad that will travel to the United States this week to take part in the Guinness International Champions Cup 2014, the club said Monday. continue reading »

Real Madrid Must Pay Monaco 85 Million Euros for Rodriguez Says French Daily

Real Madrid Must Pay Monaco 85 Million Euros for Rodriguez Says French Daily

AS Monaco FC is demanding that Real Madrid pay an 85-million-euro ($114.7-million) transfer fee for Colombia's James Rodriguez, a breakout star at the recently concluded World Cup in Brazil, Le Parisien reported Friday. continue reading »

Real Madrid, FC Barcelona Ranked Most Valuable Sports Franchises

Real Madrid, FC Barcelona Ranked Most Valuable Sports Franchises

Spanish soccer powerhouses Real Madrid and FC Barcelona ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in Forbes magazine's 2014 list of the most valuable sports franchises on the planet. continue reading »

Goalkeeper Jan Oblak Joins Atletico Madrid

Goalkeeper Jan Oblak Joins Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid and Portugal's Benfica have reached an agreement that will bring Slovenian international goalkeeper Jan Oblak to Spain, the La Liga club said Wednesday. continue reading »

Argentina Fails in World Cup Crown Bid

Argentina Fails in World Cup Crown Bid

Germany, thanks to a goal by Mario Götze in double overtime, defeated Argentina in the World Cup final here Sunday at Maracana Stadium, becoming the first European national team to win the world title in South America. continue reading »

Brazil Falls Short Against Netherlands for Third Place

Brazil Falls Short Against Netherlands for Third Place

The Netherlands national team came in third in the 2014 World Cup with a 3-0 win over the Brazil squad, which was jeered out of Brasilia's Mane Garrincha Stadium by the home team's disillusioned fans. continue reading »

King Felix Leads Seattle to Win Over Oakland

King Felix Leads Seattle to Win Over Oakland

Ace Felix Hernandez had another strong outing and got just enough run support as the Seattle Mariners edged the Oakland Athletics 3-2. continue reading »

Pau Gasol Rejects Lakers’ Offer, Looking Elsewhere

Pau Gasol Rejects Lakers’ Offer, Looking Elsewhere

Spanish veteran big man Pau Gasol has rejected an initial contract offer from the Los Angeles Lakers and is reportedly trying to decide whether to sign with the Chicago Bulls or the reigning-champion San Antonio Spurs. continue reading »

Argentina’s Sabella to Step Down Following World Cup Final

Argentina’s Sabella to Step Down Following World Cup Final

Alejandro Sabella plans to step down as coach of the Argentine national team following the squad's World Cup final against Germany, his agent said Friday. continue reading »

Rio Prepares for World Cup Final With Massive Security Operation

Rio Prepares for World Cup Final With Massive Security Operation

The Brazilian city of Rio will deploy the largest security operation in its history to guarantee public order and safety during the 2014 World Cup final between Argentina and Germany. continue reading »

Neymar Distances Himself From Agent’s Attack on Brazilian Coach

Neymar Distances Himself From Agent’s Attack on Brazilian Coach

Neymar has repudiated the scathing comments his agent made about Brazilian national coach Luiz Felipe Scolari in the wake of the squad's 7-1 defeat in this week's World Cup semifinal against Germany. continue reading »

Neymar’s Agent Posts Sarcastic Rant About Brazil Coach Scolari

Neymar’s Agent Posts Sarcastic Rant About Brazil Coach Scolari

The agent who represents star Brazilian striker Neymar took to social media to blast the manager of Brazil's national squad, Luiz Felipe Scolari, calling him an "arrogant and ridiculous old fool." continue reading »

Argentina Defeats the Dutch, Heads for 5th World Cup Final

Argentina Defeats the Dutch, Heads for 5th World Cup Final

Goalkeeper Sergio Romero was the hero for Argentina in São Paulo Wednesday in the World Cup semifinal against the Netherlands, stopping the Dutch twice in a 4-2 penalty shootout to give his team a shot at winning its third championship. continue reading »

Brazil Stumbles Against Germany, Loses 7-1

Brazil Stumbles Against Germany, Loses 7-1

Five-time World Cup champion Brazil was overwhelmed here Tuesday, losing 7-1 to Germany in the most lopsided semifinal in the history of the competition. continue reading »

FIFA Will Not Take Action on Brazil’s Neymar Injury

FIFA Will Not Take Action on Brazil’s Neymar Injury

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee announced Monday that it cannot take action to punish Colombian soccer player Camilo Zuñiga for kneeing Brazil's Neymar in the back and fracturing a vertebra, and rejected the request by the Brazilian Soccer Confederation, or CBF, to rescind the yellow card for Brazilian captain Thiago Silva. continue reading »