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Belgium World Cup match draws more viewers than World Series

More people tuned in to the U.S.-Belgium World Cup match than for the sport also known as the national pastime.

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State of World Cup’s last eight

Twenty four teams have gone and only eight remain in the hunt to win the World Cup.

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Bills’ Alonso has torn ACL, likely out for ’14 season

Talented young linebacker Kiko Alonso will likely miss the upcoming NFL campaign due to a knee injury.

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All 16 of Tim Howard’s saves in one amazing video

Yes, the U.S. was knocked out of the World Cup. But at least we went out in record-setting style.

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Things Tim Howard Could Save

The United States goalie set a World Cup record with 16 saves against Belgium. Here's what else he could #save.

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Lawyer seeks to stop team from paying Hernandez

A lawyer for the families of two men allegedly killed by the former Patriot want to prevent bar the team from paying him a $3.2 million bonus.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, July 2.

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Home comforts a bonus for Watson at The Greenbrier

Masters champion Bubba Watson hopes to make the most of his home advantage as he bids for a third PGA Tour victory of the year.

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Extra-time goals ‘knockout’ United States

Extra-time goals sealed a thrilling 2-1 victory for Belgium over a spirited United States and set up a World Cup quarter-final clash with Argentina.

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PHOTOS: Belgium deals ‘knockout’ blow

Time just wasn't on America's side, as the U.S. lost 2-1 to be eliminated from the World Cup.

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Majority of Washington residents back Redskins name

Most Washington-area residents said the team should keep its name, but also said they believe the team will likely have to change it.

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What a howler! World Cup teaches U.S. fans new lingo

Fixtures have nothing to do with plumbing, kit means uniform, and clean sheet is a shutout. The World Cup is teaching Americans a whole new vocabulary.

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Sterling’s mental fitness won’t feature at Clippers trial

The trial, set to start Monday, will decide whether Shelly Sterling can become the sole controlling trustee of the family trust that owns the team.

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Kidd goes to Bucks after Drew fired

The Brooklyn Nets have allowed coach Jason Kidd to pursue an opportunity with Milwaukee after the Bucks fired head coach Larry Drew.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, July 1.

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France eliminates Nigeria, Suarez says ‘sorry’

France reached the World Cup quarter-finals, while Uruguay striker Luis Suarez broke his silence to apologize for biting.

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Pistorius trial resumes after psychiatric tests

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has resumed after one month during which mental health experts evaluated the athlete.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, June 30.

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Facebook scores record 1B interactions for World Cup

With 1 billion posts, likes and comments, the tournament is the most talked-about event in Facebook's history.

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U.S. plans to attack unbeaten Belgium

America is preparing for "war" in Tuesday's last-16 World Cup clash.

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