Brazil, Spain, Germany Are Favorites For 2018 World CupAccording to a data company, Brazil is the statistical favorite to win the 2018 World Cup in Russia. But there is a 35 percent chance that it will have to beat nemesis Germany along the way.
Ertz Caps Late US Women's Comeback In 4-3 Win Over Brazil Julie Ertz came in off the bench and scored in the 89th minute and the United States overcame a late two-goal deficit to beat Brazil 4-3 on Sunday night in the Tournament of Nations.
US: Nearly 740,000 Foreigners Overstayed Visas Last Year The U.S. Homeland Security Department says nearly 740,000 foreigners who were supposed to leave the country during a recent 12-month period overstayed their visas.
Police: Former Syracuse, Celtics Center Fab Melo Dead At 26Former Syracuse University and Boston Celtics center Fab Melo has died in his native Brazil, military police said Sunday. He was 26.
Brazilian UFC Fighter 'Cyborg' Becomes U.S. CitizenBrazilian UFC fighter Cris 'Cyborg' Justino became a U.S. citizen on Tuesday. The 31-year-old veteran fighter took her oath of citizenship during a naturalization ceremony in Los Angeles.
Rio Police Charge Swimmer Lochte For Making False ReportBrazilian police have charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Ryan Lochte Apologizes For 'Behavior' In RioOlympic swimmer Ryan Lochte has taken to twitter to apologize for his behavior last week.
U.S. Swimmer Jimmy Feigen To Pay $10,800 To Leave BrazilThe lawyer for U.S. Olympic swimmer James Feigen says he will pay about $10,800 Friday and then leave Brazil following the robbery scandal involving the U.S. swim team.
Brazilian Judge Orders Passports Of Ryan Lochte, James Feigen Seized Over Robbery ClaimA Brazilian judge has ordered that the passports of American swimmers Ryan Lochte and James Feigen be seized as authorities investigate their claim they were robbed at gunpoint during the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.
Stinging Criticism: Brazilians Taunt US Athletes About ZikaAfter months of dire predictions from abroad about the mosquito-borne Zika virus, some Brazilian fans are doing some stinging of their own: They're booing U.S. athletes and taunting them over the fears that kept some competitors at home.
Hope Solo Not Bothered By "Zika" Chants In RioHope Solo wasn't bothered by the chanting. The veteran USA goalie was teased by fans chanting "Zika, Zika" at her as the U.S. women's soccer team defeated New Zealand in its Olympic debut on Wednesday.
Japan Gymnast Racks Up 5K Cell Phone Bill Playing 'Pokemon Go'Japanese Olympic gymnast Kohei Uchimura may be a record six-time world champion, but he won't be encountering much success in his "Pokemon Go" efforts after running up a huge roaming bill in Rio.