Japan Leaves Clean Locker Room & 'Thank You' Note After World Cup LossAfter their World Cup loss to Belgium on Monday, the Japan soccer team left behind a "thank you" note in their locker room. Oh, and they cleaned up the locker room, too.
World Cup Ratings Down 42 Percent In U.S. Without American TeamThe lack of a U.S. team caused a big viewership drop for World Cup telecasts, according to Nielsen Media Research.
Authorities In Texas Seize Nearly $114,000 In Fake World Cup JerseysLaw enforcement agents in Texas have seized nearly $114,000 worth of counterfeit World Cup jerseys labeled to represent Mexico, Germany and Brazil.
The World Cup Match That Both Teams Want To LoseSometimes, winning isn't everything. Just ask the football fans from England and Belgium, many of whom would rather that their team loses Thursday's World Cup encounter.
Germany Bounced From World Cup After Loss To South KoreaGermany became the third straight reigning World Cup champion to be knocked out in the group stage at the next tournament after they were beaten 2-0 by South Korea.
France & Denmark Serve First Goalless Game Of 2018 World CupNearly 40 matches had been played, but the 2018 World Cup served up its first goalless game Tuesday, a result that ensured France topped Group C after a 0-0 stalemate against Denmark.
A Guide To The World Cup When You Know Nothing About SoccerThe group stage of the most widely watched sporting event in the world is about to conclude. The problem is, you know nothing about soccer or how the World Cup actually works.
Barber Cuts World Cup Soccer Players On Fan's HeadsA Colombian barber is providing World Cup fans with creative hairstyles by trimming portraits of their favorite soccer players on their heads.
FIFA Denies Report That It Knew About Doping Within Russian Soccer TeamA British media report alleges that FIFA had evidence of doping by Russian athletes 18 months ago, but the governing body denies that claim.
Argentina On Brink Of Early World Cup Exit After Falling To CroatiaArgentina sit on the brink of an unthinkable early exit from the World Cup after a Willy Caballero howler set Croatia on their way to a remarkable 3-0 victory over the two-time winners.
Burger King Apologizes For Russian World Cup 'Impregnation' AdBurger King Russia apologized after an advertisement that offered Russian women the chance to win $47,000 and free Whoppers for life if they got impregnated by a World Cup player.
Ronaldo Makes More History As Portugal Tops Morocco At World CupCristiano Ronaldo scored his fourth goal of the World Cup to become the second-highest scorer in men's international football and earn Portugal a 1-0 win over Morocco.
Saudi Arabia World Cup Team's Plane Catches Fire In MidairThe first week of the World Cup hasn't been kind to Saudi Arabia.
Mexico Shocks Reigning World Cup Champs Germany 1-0Germany became the third defending champion in the last 16 years to lose its opening match at the World Cup, falling to Mexico 1-0 Sunday.
No U.S. Team, But 2 U.S. Referees At World Cup In RussiaWhile the United States is missing from soccer's World Cup for the first time since 1986, it is the only nation with two referees working the tournament.