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Clint Dempsey Is Ready for World Cup Journey

Clint Dempsey Is Ready for World Cup Journey

Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — U.S. captain Clint Dempsey is looking forward to bringing home the World Cup this summer.
Dempsey, a midfielder and forward, is currently playing for Fullham in the Premier League and is on a two month loan c…

US Extends Jurgen Klinsmann’s Contract Through 2018

US Extends Jurgen Klinsmann’s Contract Through 2018

Michael Dodge/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — United States Men’s soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann signed a four-year contract extension through 2018.
Klinsmann will remain with the squad for the 2018 World Cup, and was also named their technical director.&nbsp…

Two Dead in World Cup Stadium Collapse

Two Dead in World Cup Stadium Collapse

Michael Dodge/Getty Images(SAO PAULO, Brazil) — At least two people are dead after part of the stadium that will host the World Cup Opener in 2014 collapsed on Wednesday. Local media also reported that a third victim was hospitalized in serious con…

Team USA Is Headed to Brazil

Team USA Is Headed to Brazil

Jamie Sabau/Getty Images(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — The U.S. men’s soccer team is headed to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
The Americans shutout Mexico 2-0 Tuesday night and then watched as Honduras tied Panama 3-3, sending Team USA to the World Cup for the sev…

Obese World Cup Soccer Fans Get Extra Wide Seating in Brazil

Obese World Cup Soccer Fans Get Extra Wide Seating in Brazil

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK ) — Brazil is famous for tiny bikinis and a national passion for all things sports and fitness. Perhaps that’s why it’s so shocking the country is faced with an obesity problem — one grown so large tha…

Ski Champ Lindsey Vonn Suffers Season-Ending Knee Injury

Ski Champ Lindsey Vonn Suffers Season-Ending Knee Injury

Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images(SCHLADMING, Austria) — Gold medalist skier Lindsey Vonn crashed during the FIS Alpine Ski World Championship Super-G race in Schladming, Austria, Tuesday and suffered a season-ending injury to her right knee.The W…

Team USA Tops Japan, 2-1, Wins Soccer Gold

Team USA Tops Japan, 2-1, Wins Soccer Gold

KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/GettyImages(LONDON) — The United States women’s soccer team got their revenge on Japan.  Carli Lloyd led the way for the United States on Thursday with two goals in Team USA’s 2-1 win over Japan for the gold medal.
“I think I j…

South Africans Protest Electronic Road Tolls

South Africans Protest Electronic Road Tolls

iStockphot​o/Thinksto​ck(JOHANNESBURG, South Africa) — Thousands of people marched in 32 cities across South Africa to protest proposed road tolls.The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) organized the marches and according to BBC News,…

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