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BRASILIA, BRAZIL - JULY 12: The Netherlands celebrate with their medals after defeating Brazil 3-0 in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Third Place Playoff match between Brazil and the Netherlands at Estadio Nacional on July 12, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Netherlands Beats Host Brazil 3-0 To Finish 3rd

Dutch coach Louis Van Gaal is trying to motivate his players for the third-place match against Brazil by giving them the mission of becoming the only Dutch squad to finish a World Cup unbeaten in regular play.

07/12/2014

Alvaro Pereira of Uruguay receives treatment during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To Concussions

To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.

07/11/2014

Ivan Perisic of Croatia celebrates a first half goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Brazil and Croatia at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 12, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.  (Source: Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

FIFA: All Doping Samples Clean At World Cup

FIFA says all samples have tested clean in its World Cup anti-doping program, though no unannounced controls have been made in Brazil.

07/07/2014

Neymar of Brazil is challenged by Juan Camilo Zuniga of Colombia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between Brazil and Colombia at Castelao on July 4, 2014 in Fortaleza, Brazil.  This tackle resulted in injury to Neymar and ended the player's World Cup. (Source: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

FIFA Won’t Punish Player Who Injured Neymar

FIFA will not take action against the Colombia player who injured Neymar and ended the Brazil star’s World Cup.

07/07/2014

United States fans enjoy the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

17 World Cup Fans More Prepared For The Fourth Of July Than You

These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:

07/03/2014

Tim Howard of the United States looks on in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States at Arena Fonte Nova on July 1, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Keidel: World Cup Runneth Over

You’ll notice the ratings for this World Cup are highest in the Northeast, where folks try rather hard to look most enlightened. And you may also notice by the time the U.S. team lost to Belgium, some of them had already jumped ship.

07/03/2014

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Patrik Stollarz)

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Tim Howard

Here are eight things you didn’t know about Tim Howard a.k.a. “The Brick Wall.”

07/03/2014

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10 Rules For The Colombia Vs. Brazil Drinking Game

Now that the U.S. has been knocked out of the World Cup, Americans need a new reason to drink.

07/03/2014

Christian Raja (R), of Brooklyn, reacts at a missed attempt on goal by the United during overtime against Belgium in the World Cup (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

9 Things U.S. Team Fans Will Miss After Their World Cup Exit

Belgium defeated the U.S. 2-1 in full time and deflated the American hype and furor around our new favorite sport-of-the-moment. Although we won’t see the USMNT contend for the title, good times and camaraderie were had by all.

07/02/2014

Soccer star Alex Morgan (Source: CBS4)

Soccer Star Alex Morgan Hosts Mini-Camp On Miami Beach

The 2012 U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year was in Miami Beach Monday morning. Alex Morgan held a mini-indoor soccer camp for young girls at the Scott Rakow Youth Center.

06/30/2014

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