World Cup Final Featured On Newspaper Front Covers Around the World [PHOTOS]
World Cup Final Featured On Newspaper Front Covers Around the World [PHOTOS]

World Cup Final day finds the two nations’ newspapers in different moods. German newspapers express a brazen confidence while underdog Argentina harps on hope, prayer, and dreams.  Frankfurter Allgemeine (above) has the most distinctive front page of the day.  No words are necessary, just a closeup of the national teams shirt bearing […]

Who USA Soccer Fans Should Now Root For in the World Cup
Who USA Soccer Fans Should Now Root For in the World Cup

As painful as America’s World Cup exit was, its supporters must now pick themselves up from the mat as there are only a precious few World Cup matches to indulge in. At first blush it may seem difficult to find a new side to root for. But there’s a nation […]

Front Covers From USA and Belgium Newspapers After Round of 16 Game [PHOTOS]
Front Covers From USA and Belgium Newspapers After Round of 16 Game [PHOTOS]

Most newspapers flooded their front pages with pictures from the many joyous public gatherings that turned massive scenes of disappointment.  None did it better than the Las Vegas Review-Journal (see above). The juxtaposition between the fan looking left while the glasses fan looks right in utter agony is absolutely brilliant. The Oakland […]

Netherlands and Mexico Line-Up Prediction for Round of 16 Match
Netherlands and Mexico Line-Up Prediction for Round of 16 Match

World Cup Match #51, Round of 16, Group B Winner vs Group A Runner-up: Netherlands vs Mexico Date and Time: Sunday, June 29th, 12EST/9PST, ESPN, Univision, and WatchESPN Location: Estadio Castelao, Fortaleza Two soccer-obssessed nations with disparate pasts meet in Sunday’s marquee matchup. The Netherlands is a small country that […]

Why England Supporters Should Cheer For the USA
Why England Supporters Should Cheer For the USA

It’s been a bloodbath for English sport lately. In March, its rugby team lost out to Ireland in the Six Nations on mere point differential. Just recently the team went down to New Zealand for an Antipodean Winter tour and lost all three tests to the All Blacks. Its cricket […]

Front Covers Of Newspapers After USA Advance In World Cup [PHOTOS]
Front Covers Of Newspapers After USA Advance In World Cup [PHOTOS]

At this rate, we won’t have anything left for July 4th. Each U.S. match at this World Cup continues to bring out massive American support from sea to shining sea in offices, homes, and most impressively, in grand public gatherings.  Our nation’s newspapers tore themselves away from running generic AP […]

Where to Watch the World Cup in Los Angeles
Where to Watch the World Cup in Los Angeles

As a tourist town, Los Angeles suffers by comparison to other cities. It lacks the compactness of Boston, D.C., or San Francisco; cities where a solid day’s walk lets you to soak in a wealth of sights. It doesn’t have must-see architectural landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge, the Empire […]

England v Costa Rica Battle for Unofficial World Championship
England v Costa Rica Battle for Unofficial World Championship

So you plan on watching Italy versus Uruguay today, eh? Fancy a match with some actual stakes? You won’t even take a peek at the dead rubber between England and Costa Rica? No interest at all in an underachieving England squad making its earliest World Cup exit since 1958? But […]

Mexico vs Croatia Preview and Predicted Lineups
Mexico vs Croatia Preview and Predicted Lineups

Brazil was supposed to breeze through Group A but Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa’s heroics means that there’s all to play for on Monday (4pm ET/1pm kickoff). Should Brazil succumb to the pressure and slip against Cameroon then the winner of the Croatia-Mexico game wins Group A. All Mexico needs is […]

How the USA Can Advance On Thursday In The World Cup [INFOGRAPHIC]
How the USA Can Advance On Thursday In The World Cup [INFOGRAPHIC]

What does the USA have to do Thursday in the World Cup Group G to advance to the next round of the tournament? Any of the four teams (USA, Germany, Ghana and Portugal) can still mathematically qualify for the next round based on the results of the games, which will […]

English and Uruguayan Newspapers React to Uruguay 2-1 England
English and Uruguayan Newspapers React to Uruguay 2-1 England

Even Disney would have rejected the Uruguay-England story as too hackneyed. The Premier League’s best player, much maligned everywhere but at home, miraculously recovers from injury and scores two gorgeous goals to down a squad containing five of his teammates. He then cries tears of joy before a Sao Paulo […]

England’s Hopes of Advancing Rest on Italy [GRAPHIC]
England’s Hopes of Advancing Rest on Italy [GRAPHIC]

England still have a chance of advancing out of Group D but there’s a lot that has to happen in order for that to happen. Italy needs to beat Costa Rica and then Uruguay, then after beating Costa Rica themselves England have to hope they have the most goals out […]