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Hope Solo: “Not Guilty” To Domestic Violence Charges

Hope Solo, U.S. women’s soccer team goalkeeper, has pleaded not guilty after her domestic violence arrest on Saturday at her sister’s home near Seattle. She is accused of assaulting her sister and 17-year-old nephew. The family says that Hope Solo …

Beats Headphones Banned at World Cup, But That’s Not All Bad from a Marketing Standpoint Beats Headphones Banned at World Cup, But That’s Not All Bad from a Marketing Standpoint

You won’t see any stars wearing Beats by Dre headphones on the pitch or at press conferences during the 2014 World Cup, but that doesn’t mean that Beats aren’t enjoying a nice marketing opportunity. As Reuters reports, FIFA has banned …

Spain Vs. Chile: Spaniards Sent Packing After 0-2 Loss

Spain’s 1-5 loss to Netherlands last week exposed Spain as a weak team. On Wednesday, Chile also beat Spain, confirming that the reigning World Cup champs are no longer the elite team they once were. Wednesday’s match, saw Chile outplay …

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Disses US Soccer Team, Says They’re “A Big Joke”

Zlatan Ibrahimovic may not be taking part in the World Cup, but that doesn’t mean that he’ll stay quiet during the whole tournament. Ibrahimovic, a Paris Saint-Germain striker, is taking a short vacation in Los Angeles, and someone from gossip …

John Anthony Brooks’ Game-Winner Made Twitter Absolutely Explode John Anthony Brooks’ Game-Winner Made Twitter Absolutely Explode

Sure, there are plenty of great reaction videos showing crazed U.S. soccer fans losing their collective mind in the 87th minute of Monday’s World Cup game against Ghana. But I just love this simple timelapse of Twitter activity before and …

Andrés Iniesta Says The Netherlands Was Simply Better Than Spain

Netherlands win on Friday may have ended Spain’s six-year reign as the best football team in the world. Andres Iniesta, Spain’s central midfielder who struck the winning goal in the final four years ago against the Netherlands, was humbled by …

Fanny Neguesha Says Yes to Mario Balotelli

With the FIFA World Cup being played only once every four years, one can only imagine the pressure soccer’s greatest superstars are under to perform at their peak level for their respective nations. While Brazil is obviously under the most …

Mario Balotelli May Not Be A Starter For Italy In World Cup

Italian striker Mario Balotelli, 23, is no longer a sure starter in the upcoming World Cup. In a few days, Italy will be playing against England, and a warm-up match was held on Sunday. During the warm-up match between Italy …

Nguyen Duc Kien Jailed for 30 Years Due to Fraud

On Monday, a Vietnamese court sentenced Nguyen Duc Kien to 30 years in a state prison for his role in a series of financial scams which robbed people and corporations of more than $1.1 billion – an act which was …

Chromecast Users Get More To Watch Chromecast Users Get More To Watch

Earlier this year, Google took its Chromecast SDK out of beta, paving the way for developers to go wild adding support to their apps, which in turn means that users of the $35 streaming device get access to more and …

Malcolm Glazer, Owner Of Buccaneers And Manchester United, Dies

Malcolm Glazer, owner and president of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, died on Wednesday morning. He was 85. The announcement came from the team. “Malcolm Glazer was the guiding force behind the building of a Super Bowl-champion organization. His dedication to …

Mario Balotelli Praised For Keeping Calm During Racist Taunts

Mario Balotelli was the target of racial slurs once again on Wednesday, this time during training in Florence. But the young forward–who reportedly has a hot temper–kept calm and continued with practice when a man hurled the insults at him. …

Banana-Thrower Arrested for Racial Insult

We recently told you about the racial insult involving Brazilian footballer Dani Alves. During a match in Spain, someone threw a banana onto the pitch in front of Alves. The implication was that the darker-skinned Alves was a monkey. In …

Soccer Cleats: Nike Unveils Mercurial Superfly Shoe Ahead Of World Cup

Soccer cleats are easily the most intimidating footwear in sports. Not only do the spikes on the bottom remind me never to get drop kicked by a professional footballer, but the overall design is slick to a dangerous degree. Nike …

Banana Insult Leads to Hashtag Assault

When Brazilian footballer Dani Alves was made the victim of a Spanish racist insult, he took matters into his own hands. At an away game on Sunday, a fan in the stands threw a banana onto the pitch in front …

Champions League Results: Second Leg Predictions?

Between the two semifinal matches played on Tuesday and Wednesday this week there has only been one goal. It was scored by Karim Benzema during the Real Madrid home game against Bayern Munich. While both matches had their own unique …

Chelsea: Three Members Of Football Club Hit With Misconduct Charges

The Chelsea Football Club is one of the oldest and most revered teams in all of England. Over the years, the club has seen massive success and is still the only British club to have ever won all three main …

Champions League Results: Semifinals Set

With the conclusion of two more quarterfinal matches on Wednesday, the semifinals are set for the 2014 Champions League. And, for the first time since 2007, four-time champions Barcelona find themselves on the outside-looking-in. Barcelona lost its quarterfinal match Wednesday …

Abby Wambach Says Players Not Behind Coach’s Firing

After U.S women’s national team (USWNT) coach Tom Sermanni was unexpectedly fired, many, including Sermanni, were searching for answers on why he was handed his pink slip after the USWNT beat China in an exhibition game in Denver on Sunday …

Chelsea F.C. Caught Up In Dutch Football Scandal

It has not been a good week for Chelsea FC. On Wednesday, the English Premier League team lost their away game to French team Paris St. Germain FC. The 3-1 defeat was blamed on many factors, including a senseless header …

David Beckham Pitches Soccer Stadium for PortMiami

Soccer superstar David Beckham will head to Tallahassee, Florida Tuesday, in an attempt to garner some state subsidies for his proposed soccer stadium to be built at PortMiami, the busiest cruise ship port in the world. Beckham also seeks to …