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Tuesday Jul 15 | NewsOK.com

A few tweaks could make soccer more appealing to Americans

Soccer is not boring to watch. Soccer is maddening to watch. You'll blow a gasket watching a game that is stuck not so much in tradition, but in ritual.

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Tuesday Jul 15 | Daily Mail

Germany prints victory stamps before WCup final

Moment shoppers used hammer to smash the windows of a hot car to save children who were left by mother while she got a hair cut Mystery over why gifted Indianapolis teen musician who moved to top UK boarding school jumped to his death from cliff after prom Is Prince George set to get a sibling? Betting suspended on royal pregnancy announcement this ... (more)

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Tuesday Jul 15 | Daily Mail

German fans descend en masse on to 'Fan Mile' at Brandenburg Gate...

Dead cop-killer hailed a hero with memorial BIGGER than shrine for officer he shot: Disgusting 'thug life' tributes to murderer as his widow says she wishes more cops died in her husband's ambush First wave of deportations begins amid immigration crisis: Plane-loads of children and single mothers are returned to Central America from overwhelmed New ... (more)

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Rediff.com

Vote for Best goal of 2014 World Cup

Goals are flying in by the bucketload at World Cup 2014. Fans, having waited four years to watch and drool over their favourite football players, have already been rewarded.

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Daily Mail

Jared Leto is a fan of hugging meme which sees the rocker wrap...

Super Mario on top of the world! The 22-year-old soccer star who won the World Cup for Germany becomes an instant national hero New mom becomes first to be charged with 'drug assault' of her newborn child under controversial Tennessee law after her daughter tested positive for meth at birth Family's outrage after drunk hit-and-run driver is ... (more)

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Sioux City is back on the field Monday against Kansas City.

Sioux City jumped out to an 8-0 lead, but had to hold off a furious 9th inning rally from Fargo-Moorhead to secure a 9-6 win Sunday night at Lewis & Clark Park.

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Examiner.com

How Brazil won the World Cup 2014 Social Media Match

While Germany won the World Cup 2014 today, Brazil was the clear winner in the Social Media Match fueled by passionate fans.

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A Different League

Germany vs Argentina - World Cup Final preview

Either Germany or Argentina will be crowned world champions as a hugely entertaining 2014 World Cup comes to end on Sunday with the final at Brazil's biggest theatre of football, the Estadio do Maracana in Rio de Janeiro.

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Iol.co.za

Brazil won't make drastic changes

Amid the calls for swingeing changes at all levels of Brazilian football, the reality is that Neymar and other members of the squad that failed so spectacularly at the World Cup will still have an international future.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

KMBC-TV

World Cup: Netherlands defeats Brazil

Especially for Brazil as the World Cup hosts suffered further embarrassment after the Netherlands triumphed 3-0 in the third place playoff match in Brasilia Saturday.

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Yahoo!

Anything less than a win in the third-place match against Netherlands ...

Louis van Gaal: "The worst thing is I believe that chances are that you lose twice in a row.

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BleacherReport

6 Players to Watch on Day 31 of the 2014 World Cup

Day 31 of this exhilarating 2014 FIFA World Cup sees the penultimate match of the entire tournament take place as host nation Brazil go head-to-head with Netherlands in the third-place play-off at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia.

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Reuters

The A-Z of the 2014 World Cup

The continent's four teams failed to grab a win in Brazil, the first time Asia has gone without a victory at a World Cup since 1990 when United Arab Emirates and South Korea each lost all three group games.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Independent

Germany vs Argentina World Cup 2014: A cup of shocks, shame and lots to acclaim

For a time there seemed to be revolution in the air in Brazil this heady World Cup month.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

BleacherReport

Luiz Felipe Scolari's 5 Biggest Mistakes in World Cup Campaign

As the coach of the host country, he is also the man responsible for the entirety of the Selecao's inconsistent and disappointing World Cup campaign.

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CNN

Turning soccer fans into an army for good

For the last month, each team's devotees have donned their country's colors, painted their faces, shouted their songs, rejoiced in their victories and cried bitter tears of defeat.

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Daily Mail

Shakira carries adorable son Milan as she touches down in Brazil...

FIRST PICTURE: The family wiped out by bitter uncle who 'tied up and executed six in a rage over split with his wife' before hero lone survivor niece, 15, called police despite being shot in the head Good Samaritans free screaming girl, five, locked in the back of her parents' pick-up in 90F heat as punishment while they shopped in Home Depot ... (more)

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SFGate

Bach praises Brazil fans for sticking it out

International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach of Germany, speaks during the announcement of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games Candidate Cities after an executive board meeting, at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Monday, July 7, 2014.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Brazil vs. The Netherlands Tickets: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices ...

Ticket Down has lowered all ticket prices for the 3rd place match between Brazil and Netherlands on Saturday, July 12th.

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The Telegraph

Brazil did not play badly. They never played at all

The horror unfolding on the Mineirao stadium mirrors on the face of a Brazilian supporter wearing contact lenses resembling the national flag on the Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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