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  • 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 […]

  • 9 Huge Problems Facing Brazil’s World Cup

    9 Huge Problems Facing Brazil’s World Cup

    No global sporting event is without its share of concern and detractors, and Brazil is certainly no exception. In fact, if there’s anything unique about the Brazilian World Cup, it’s that it’s probably a little more wrought with logistical issues, suspicious activity, and tragedy. And, of course, the media (us included) love a scandal and […]

  • 2 Girls, 1 World Cup (SFW Video)

    2 Girls, 1 World Cup (SFW Video)

      Seven years ago we were greeted with the internet scat-fetish pornographic sensation titled “2 Girls, 1 Cup.”  Its grotesque use of feces, vomit and women was enough to turn on the sickest of people, while leaving everyone else absolutely disgusted. As for the latest parody of the MFX Media video, it may not make […]

  • 9 World Cup Predictions For 2014

    9 World Cup Predictions For 2014

    When it’s time for the World Cup, that means it’s time for reckless World Cup predictions as well. While there aren’t exactly a litany of scandals and talking point going into the tournament (at least none larger in the US than Landon Donavan’s absence), there’s still enough going on that we need prepare for the […]

  • This McDonald’s World Cup Commercial Has Trick-Shots Galore (Video)

    This McDonald’s World Cup Commercial Has Trick-Shots Galore (Video)

    It’s safe to say that World Cup fever is in full swing.  It started with the soccer fans, then the sports fans, and now those big faceless corporations are coming around to that fact. McDonald’s is no exception, as they’re getting in on the action with what’s actually a pretty great commercial. It’s long, at […]

  • 9 Things You Might Not Have Known About The 2014 World Cup

    9 Things You Might Not Have Known About The 2014 World Cup

    Well, it’s that time again. Every four years, you either get on the soccer bandwagon, or stand gracefully to the side for the next month. Yup. The World Cup is back and ready to kick off in the South American soccer bastion of Brazil. We’re all a little excited, because any event that happens once […]

  • Brazil’s Neymar Looks Ready for the World Cup (GIFs)

    Brazil’s Neymar Looks Ready for the World Cup (GIFs)

    With the start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup a week away, teams are now playing their final friendly tune-up matches, trying to finalize their lineups and strategies. And while some teams are still searching for answers—like Mexico, who lost 1-0 to Bosnia-Herzigovenia in Chicago last night—others are looking pretty sharp. Brazil certainly fits into that […]

  • Nike Unveils 2014 Team USA Soccer Away Kit (Photos)

    Nike Unveils 2014 Team USA Soccer Away Kit (Photos)

      Thanks to Nike Soccer, the United States Men’s National Soccer Team will be heading to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in style.  And by “in style,” I mean that they kind of look like they’re wearing the French flag—France is stylish, right? The red, white, and blue color scheme of the new Nike United […]

  • Neymar and His Brazil Teammates Have Fun With Young Pitch Invader (Video)

    Neymar and His Brazil Teammates Have Fun With Young Pitch Invader (Video)

    What’s the cutoff age when pitch invasions turn from cute and acceptable, to wrong and punishable? Whatever that age barrier may be, this young pitch invader from yesterday’s friendly between South Africa and Brazil in Johannesburg still falls on the “cute and acceptable” side of it.  At least that’s the impression we got from Neymar and […]

  • 2014 Sochi Olympics: Brazilian Bobsled Involved in Scary Crash (GIF)

    2014 Sochi Olympics: Brazilian Bobsled Involved in Scary Crash (GIF)

    The bobsled track at the 2014 Olympics Games in Sochi has proven to be awfully tricky for most of the athletes competing on it throughout the course of the past week.  That has especially been the case for the less-refined bobsled teams taking part in the Winter Olympics, like Brazil’s two-women bobsled team, who were involved […]