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  • Report: FIFA Tells USA to Be Prepared to Host the 2022 World Cup?

    Report: FIFA Tells USA to Be Prepared to Host the 2022 World Cup?

    This year’s FIFA World Cup is only just beginning, but the location of the one that takes place eight years from now is already the source of some significant controversy. That controversy involves accusations of widespread corruption in the currently slated 2022 home of the cup, Qatar, and is now resulting in reports that FIFA […]

  • 2014 World Cup Opens With Own Goal by Brazil’s Marcelo vs. Croatia (Video)

    2014 World Cup Opens With Own Goal by Brazil’s Marcelo vs. Croatia (Video)

    The World Cup promises to provide plenty of spectacular goals between now and the finals on July 13th.  But the opening marker that got things rolling at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil will certainly not be making the tournament highlight reel. However, it probably will find its way onto the tourney blooper reel. That’s because […]

  • The 9 Biggest Sponsors of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    The 9 Biggest Sponsors of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    As anyone with a pulse would know, it’s World Cup soccer time. And when there’s a global event this big, there’s bound to be sponsors. So many huge international sponsors. As big a tournament as this is for the players, it’s probably equally big for a collection of marketing departments for the below companies. Now, […]

  • Japanese Soccer Team Flies to Brazil on ‘Pokemon’ Plane *UPDATE*

    Japanese Soccer Team Flies to Brazil on ‘Pokemon’ Plane *UPDATE*

    The Japanese national soccer teamwas apparently uninterested in breaking down Japanese stereotypes on their way to Brazil for the 2014 World Cup. That’s because their team plane was decked out with a Pokemon paint job, featuring characters like Pikachu, and, uh (I never got into Pokemon as a kid, so forgive me), Happy Bear, Winking […]

  • MLB Adds Some Special Effects to Yoenis Cespedes’ Historic Throw (Video)

    MLB Adds Some Special Effects to Yoenis Cespedes’ Historic Throw (Video)

    If you haven’t seen the utterly insane throw by Athletics left fielder Yoenis Cespedes that nabbed the Angels’ Howie Kendrick at home plate the other night, you must go watch that right now. Unbelievable, isn’t it? That play is going to be on MLB highlight reels forever. When A’s fans talk about it, the conversation […]