1. World Cup 2014 Knockout Bracket: Real-Time Scores, Results and Key Facts

    No more points. No more draws. No more concerns about goal differential. From here on out, it's win or go home at the 2014 World Cup. The knockout phase is here. And boy, if it is anything like the group stage, we're in for a wild ride...

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  2. Twitter Reacts to Clint Dempsey, Michael Bradley's Performances vs. Germany

    It wasn't pretty for the United States. In fact, it was downright ugly. But the United States are headed to the knockout phase of the World Cup nonetheless, as their 1-0 loss to Germany was negated by Portugal's 2-1 win over Ghana...

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  3. Mock NBA Draft 2014: Projections for All 1st-Round Prospects

    The workouts are done. The tape has been studied thoroughly. The mock drafts have been updated, analyzed, ripped up, rewritten and revised. The fans have made their choices. The agents have made their clients' preferences known...

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  4. World Cup 2014: Fixtures, Match Odds, Predictions, Latest Standings for Day 15

    It's hard to believe that the group stage at the 2014 World Cup has just one more day left. Over the past two weeks, we've seen incredible performances, outrageous actions (here's ...

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  5. NHL Draft 2014: Latest Mock Predictions for This Year's 1st-Round Prospects

    This year's NHL draft seems to feature a consensus top four players, with some folks adding a fifth. But in general, most pundits agree that if you have a top-four pick in Philadelphia at the draft, you'll be getting a stud...

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  6. Alberto Zaccheroni Resigns as Japan Manager: Latest Details and Reaction

    Another manager has resigned following a disappointing showing at this year's World Cup, as Japan's Alberto Zaccheroni has decided to step down...

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  7. Manchester City Agree on Transfer Fee for Fernando: Latest Details and Reaction

    Update from Thursday, June 26 Manchester City officially confirmed Fernando's transfer to the Etihad Stadium on Thursday, following Wednesday's news that a deal had been agreed with Porto...

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  8. World Cup Results 2014: Tracking Final Scores, Golden Boot Contenders for Day 14

    In world football, you can't win with just one player. It's a team sport, after all. Of course, if you only watched Wednesday's games—namely the Argentina vs. Nigeria match—you might be thinking otherwise...

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  9. Michel Babatunde Injury: Updates on Nigeria Midfielder's Arm and Return

    In their quest to reach the knockout phase of the 2014 World Cup, Nigeria had quite a scary moment, as Michel Babatunde had to leave the match against Argentina with what appeared to be a broken arm...

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  10. NHL Free Agents 2014: Breaking Down Top Forwards on Market

    Who cares if that LeBron James fellow or that Carmelo Anthony guy are opting out of their contracts? Here, we've got NHL fever...

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  11. NHL Rumors: Marian Gaborik, Mike Richards and More Buzz Around the League

    The NHL draft will dominate the puck-related headlines this week, but that doesn't mean the buzz surrounding any potential free agents or trades has subsided. Far from it, in fact—if it's rumors you want, it's rumors you'll find...

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  12. Cesare Prandelli Resigns as Italy Manager: Latest Details and Reaction

    Tuesday was a rough day for the Italian national football team. The squad lost to Uruguay, 1-0, which ended their World Cup, in large part because referee Marco Rodriquez sent ...

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  13. World Cup Results 2014: Tracking Final Scores, Golden Boot Contenders for Day 13

    If Tuesday's action at the World Cup was a movie, it likely would have been Jaws . Or perhaps Hannibal . Or... well, you get the point. We'll have more on Luis Suarez to follow...

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  14. Twitter Reacts to Claudio Marchisio's Red Card vs. Uruguay in 2014 World Cup

    In one of the more shocking moments of the 2014 World Cup thus far, Italy's Claudio Marchisio was sent off on a straight red card after stomping the leg of Uruguay's Egidio Arevalo Rios in the 59th minute...

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  15. Bundesliga Schedule 2014-15: Official List of Fixtures for New Season

    The wait is over—the opening fixtures for the 52nd Bundesliga season are official. You can finally see where each team will be travelling on the first day of the 2014-15 campaign, ...

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  16. Lionel Messi Clawing Out of Maradona's Shadow at 2014 World Cup

    It's not enough to be good. It's not enough to be great. It's not enough to be your country's top player. It's not enough to be the world's best player. It's not enough to win a few games...

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  17. Liverpool Transfer Rumours: Reds Must Reject Barcelona's Luis Suarez Advances

    Another summer, another slew of Luis Suarez rumours. At least Liverpool supporters are accustomed to this sort of thing by now. The latest is quite the doozy , however...

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  18. Twitter Reacts to Miroslav Klose, Mario Goetze's Performances vs. Ghana

    For Germany, drawing with Ghana required calling on both an old hero and a new star. Few games have been as entertaining as the 2-2 draw between the two countries...

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  19. Manchester United Transfer News: Club Must Have Backup Plan for Thomas Vermaelen

    Manchester United might want to look elsewhere for depth in defense. Though the team has been regularly linked to Thomas Vermaelen this summer, the Arsenal man recently came ...

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  20. World Cup 2014 Standings: Tracking Group Tables and Results for Day 10

    It's all up for grabs on Saturday. With two games in Group F and a key contest between Germany and Ghana in Group G on tap, plenty could be decided on Day 10 at the World Cup...

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  21. College Baseball World Series 2014: Day 7 Scores, Results, Highlights and Recap

    Coming into Friday, the goal for Vanderbilt and Virginia was simple—win one game and reach the College World Series finals...

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  22. Twitter Reacts to Olivier Giroud, Mathieu Valbuena Performances vs. Switzerland

    Against Switzerland, France made a tactical adjustment, starting Olivier Giroud at forward to play alongside Karim Benzema , who at times shifted into a wider role on the left...

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  23. Twitter Reacts as England Are Eliminated from 2014 World Cup

    It's hard to imagine, but England have been eliminated from the World Cup. They played well against Italy but were felled by the better side, losing 2-1...

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  24. World Cup Results 2014: Tracking Final Scores, Golden Boot Contenders for Day 9

    Keep calm and shock the world. That seemed like a fitting motto for two different countries, for two very different reasons, on Friday, as the twists and turns at the 2014 ...

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  25. CWS 2014: Why Vanderbilt Will Face Virginia in Finals

    There's something to be said for having your back against a wall. Then again, there's also something to be said for having to win just one game, not two...

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