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Millennials kick up soccer's popularity

Jun 26, 2014
U.S. professional soccer is gaining in popularity, especially in Sacramento.
Posted In: World Cup, soccer, Millenials

Referees get a tech upgrade at the World Cup

Jun 23, 2014
A look at the tech behind (hopefully) better referee calls at the World Cup
Posted In: soccer, World Cup, referees

Soccer stickers: "I have a lot of Greece but I need Nigeria."

Jun 13, 2014
An economics lesson in every World Cup sticker.
Posted In: World Cup, soccer, Panini stickers

The World Cup soccer ball gets a high-tech makeover

Jun 10, 2014
After criticism at the last World Cup, Adidas is updating its soccer ball design.
Posted In: World Cup, soccer

The biggest match in the World Cup: Nike vs. Adidas

Jun 10, 2014
The World Cup is a rare opportunity to market products to the entire world.
Posted In: Nike, Adidas, World Cup, soccer
A demonstrator protests with a Brazilian national flag

Brazil is not ready to host FIFA

May 6, 2014
Brazil's about to host the World Cup and the Olympics...and they're not ready.
Posted In: brazil, soccer, protests
Manager David Moyes of Manchester United reacts to goal

Fire a failing manager and other lessons from sports

Apr 22, 2014
The soccer team Manchester United sacked its manager after less than a season. How does business operate?
Posted In: Manchester United, Sports, soccer, football

If Mexico doesn't qualify for the World Cup, the fans aren't the only ones that will be weeping

Sep 19, 2013
If the Mexican national soccer team doesn't qualify for next year's World Cup, it could be a big economic blow on both sides of the border.
Posted In: Mexico, soccer, Economy, Sports, World Cup

A confusing path to get World Cup tickets

Aug 20, 2013
A lottery for tickets to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil opens Tuesday, but it will be months before fans know if they have won seats.
Posted In: World Cup, soccer, brazil

NBC bets big on British soccer

Aug 15, 2013
This Saturday, NBC will start broadcasting English Premier League games, having paid $250 million for the privilege. But will it catch on with Americans?
Posted In: NBC, soccer, English Premier League, Sports

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