It’s all a very Russian story: ungodly amounts of money spent with little to show for it
The backlash against David Leonhardt's New York Times column may be unwarranted
It wasn't pretty, but we cheated (the Group of) Death
And on to the Round of 16 we go.
An exhibition in South Africa is attracting record-breaking crowds
Scientists put soccer players in 109 degree heat. Here's what they found out.
Matthew Niederhauser's (waterlogged) photo dispatch.
Hours before their must-win game, Ghana's Sulley Muntari and Kevin Prince-Boateng have been suspended indefinitely.
Can Klinsmann's crucial German-American stymie Germany's Germans?
Plus: Iranian Fans Posing with Darth Vader!
Farewell to a master and a friend
And what is FIFA going to do about it?
Me and Michael Jackson
Michael Bradley has run 15 miles over two games. Some backup would have been nice.
It was Zeus arranging pieces on the gameboard, Athena whispering something in someone’s ear.
To start, cast an Arab actor in the lead
For short competitions, head-to-head is better than goal difference
Defining the keys to a successful apology