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World Cup 2014 Is the Most Popular Event in Facebook History World Cup 2014 Is the Most Popular Event in Facebook History

If you’ve spent any time on social media over the past couple of weeks, you’ve likely been inundated with posts about the World Cup. We know that it’s making an unprecedented impact on online conversation – breaking social media and …

World Cup Scores Huge on the Internet World Cup Scores Huge on the Internet

Now the the group stage is over and we finally have a day’s rest before the knockout stage begins, let’s reflect on this year’s World Cup in terms of how it was received, discussed, and propagated online. Like many, you …

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 …

Hope Solo Gets Out Of Jail, Pleads Not Guilty To Assault

U.S. soccer team’s goalkeeper Hope Solo was arrested on Saturday on domestic violence charges. Solo visited her sister’s home in Kirkland and authorities were called to the home a little before 1 a.m. to respond to a 911 call. The …

Michelle Wie Wins U.S. Women’s Open

Michelle Wie proves herself once again as one of the world’s best players in the LPGA. Sunday’s win at the U.S. Women’s Open was her fourth on the LPGA tour and her second of the year. Wie, 24, rose to …

Michelle Wie Worked Hard To Win U.S. Women’s Open

Michelle Wie, 24, won the 69th U.S. Women’s Open on Sunday, but the win came with challenges, as any professional golf player would know. Wie overcame a double-bogey 6 on the 70th hole but was able to hold on, finishing with a two-stroke …

Tiger Woods Signs MusclePharm Sponsorship Deal

MusclePharm Corporation, a popular nutritional supplement maker, announced this week that it has signed golfer Tiger Woods to a multi-year sponsorship deal. Woods joins other famous athletes such as Arnold Schwarzenegger and Colin Kaepernick, who also have endorsement deals with …

Patty Mills: First Indigenous Australian To Win An NBA Championship

Patty Mills made Australian sporting history by helping his team, the San Antonio Spurs, defeat the Miami Heat. The San Antonio Spurs now have five championships under their belt since their first win in 1999. Mills, 25, an indigenous Australian, …

NBA Stars Read More Mean Tweets About Themselves

For the second time, Jimmy Kimmel has given us a special NBA-themed version of one of the best bits in his repertoire – celebrities reading mean tweets about themselves. This time, you’ll find NBA stars like Amar’e Stoudemire, Paul George, …

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 …

Samantha Stosur Defeated By Maria Sharapova At French Open

Samantha Stosur let an amazing opportunity slip through her hands after being defeated by Maria Sharapova during the French Open. Stosur had a one-set lead over Sharapova, but ended up losing nine straight games. The Australian tennis player posed a …

Jimmie Johnson Snagged His Second Consecutive Win Of 2014 At Dover

Jimmie Johnson prevailed, yet again. After participating in 12 races, he finally got his first win of the year. And it seems as if there is nothing stopping him. He managed to add another championship to his name, just a …

Ernests Gulbis Ends Roger Federer’s 9-Year Streak, Advances To Quarterfinals

On Sunday, Latvian tennis pro Ernests Gulbis defeated Roger Federer and advanced to the quarterfinals. Gulbis also ended Federer’s 9-year streak of joining the final 8 at Roland Garros. After their match, which lasted 3 hours and 42 minutes, Gulbis …

Angelique Kerber Out Of French Open After Losing To Eugenie Bouchard

On Sunday, Eugenie Bouchard propelled to the French Open quarterfinals when she beat Angelique Kerber of Germany with a score of 6-1, 6-2. The match was over in 52 minutes. After the match, Bouchard said, “I believe I can play …

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 …

Braves Stadium Concept Drawings Released

On Wednesday, the Atlanta Braves released 6 concept drawings and renderings of the new stadium in Cobb County that is said to seat more than 41,000. Based on the designs that were released, the new stadium will be much more …

David Geffen: Business Magnate Interested In Buying LA Clippers

Buyers have been showing their interest in purchasing the Los Angeles Clippers after Adam Silver, the NBA Commissioner, said that he is pushing for the team’s sale and is also urging league owners to push for the sale as well. …

Michelle Beadle Heads To A Minnesota Prom

Michelle Beadle attended a very special event this weekend, and was able to add a new title to her resume … 2014 prom date! Beadle, who is a sports reporter for ESPN and co-host of SportsNation on ESPN2, agreed to …

Maria Sharapova Wins Third Consecutive Grand Prix

Pro tennis player Maria Sharapova won her third consecutive Porsche Grand Prix tennis title this Sunday in Stuttgart, Germany. Maria was behind but surged ahead to defeat Ana Ivanovic, a former No. 1 as well. Sharapova defeated Ivanovic with a …

Angola Prison Rodeo Marks 50th Anniversary

This weekend marked the 50th anniversary of Louisiana’s Angola Prison Rodeo, drawing thousands of spectators into the detention center complex. The rodeo, called “the wildest show in the South,” draws in funds for religious and educational programs for prisoners, with …

Mako Shark Landed in Gulf May Break Record

Ernie Polk and his cousin Joey Polk landed a shortfin Mako shark off the Floridian Gulf Coast while surfcasting Tuesday, and the fish might be a world record catch. The two spent over an an hour reeling in the 11-foot-long, …