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Striking Photos from the Women's World Cup Highlight Its Undersung Heroes

We sent photographers to capture the underdog teams from this year's tournament.
Jessica Pettway and Samantha Cabrera Friend
7.3.19
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Qatar accused of running “black ops” against rival World Cup bids

“For the past four months we have undertaken an extensive campaign to undermine the 2018/2022 candidacies of competitor countries."
David Gilbert
7.30.18
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Mystic Pig Receives Death Threats After False World Cup Prediction

Mystic Marcus predicted England would beat Croatia on Tuesday, and now fans want him turned into bacon for his error.
Danielle Wayda
7.12.18
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Iranian Women Fight for Right to be Soccer Fans at the World Cup

A group of nine fans have travelled to the World Cup to protest against the rules banning women from stadiums back home during each of Iran’s matches.
David Cox
6.14.18
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Which Country You Should Cheer for in the World Cup

If your country didn't qualify, here's a handy guide to decide which bandwagon you should jump on.
Daniel Squizzato
6.14.18
World Cup

Trump may have screwed up the U.S.’s bid for the 2026 World Cup

His veiled threat could be a breach of FIFA rules prohibiting political interference in the process.
Tim Hume
4.27.18
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A Jonas Brother Just Testified About Paul McCartney in FIFA Corruption Trial

It all has to do with a concert in Buenos Aires that at least one person won't admit ever happened. So, you know, normal stuff.
Liam Daniel Pierce
12.7.17
madden

The Future of EA Sports Is Storytelling

What Telltale did for the adventure game, EA wants to do for the sports narrative.
Mike Piellucci
8.28.17
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How The 2002 World Cup Became The Most Controversial Tournament in Recent Memory

The 2002 World Cup is remembered as the tournament of Ronaldinho, Rivaldo and Ronaldo. However, thanks to referees, the golden goal rule and South Korea, it is also considered one of the most contentious of all time.
Will Magee
7.18.17
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This is the Year I Switch From Pro Evo to FIFA

And that’s entirely because Nintendo’s portable version of EA’s football behemoth is a darn good interpretation of the beautiful game.
Mike Diver
7.11.17
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What FIFA Whitewashed From The Garcia Report

A 430-page condemnation became a 42-page everything is fine dot gif
Aaron Gordon
6.28.17
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Newly Released World Cup Corruption Report Not as Clean as FIFA Claimed

FIFA released Michael Garcia's full report into allegations of corruption involving the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids. Here's what we've found so far.
Aaron Gordon & Sean Newell
6.27.17
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