Argentine World Cup celebration marred by violence

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Riot police used tear gas to disperse a group of vandals who disturbed a World Cup rally in Argentina…

Germany beats Argentina 1-0 in extra time

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With two quick touches, Mario Goetze ended Germany’s 24-year wait for another World Cup title…

LeBron James says he’s returning to Cavaliers

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LeBron James is going back to the Cleveland Cavaliers…

FIFA rejects Suarez appeal against ban for biting

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FIFA has rejected Luis Suarez’s appeal against his lengthy ban for biting an opponent in a World Cup match…

Argentina reaches World Cup final after penalties

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Argentina reached the World Cup final on Wednesday after beating the Netherlands 4-2 in a penalty shootout…

Dodgers partly responsible in beating of Giants fan

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A jury awarded about $18 million to a San Francisco Giants fan who suffered brain damage in a beating at Dodger Stadium…

Germany’s WCup victory sets Twitter sports record

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It won’t be what Brazil’s fans will remember, but the first World Cup semifinal is the most tweeted-about sports event in Twitter history…

Almaty (Kazakhstan), Beijing, Oslo make list for 2022 Olympics

As the IOC sought to dispel concerns the Olympics are too expensive, two former host cities and one former also-ran…

Argentine reporter killed while covering WCup in Brazil

Brazilian officials say an Argentine reporter covering the World Cup has been killed in a car accident caused when a vehicle…

World Cup scalping scandal continues in Brazil

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A World Cup ticket scalping case has revived a reputation FIFA tries hard to fight, and threatens to stain a tournament…