Netherlands blanks Brazil in third-place game at World Cup

BRASILIA, Brazil - When it was all over, it was the Netherlands...standing ovation from the Brazilian crowd. Brazil walked off the field to boos, after another...to help give the team a 3-0 win over Brazil in the third-place game Saturday...

Brazil celebrates success of World Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO - For Brazil, it was the upside-down World Cup...she said. "And everybody thought that Brazil's team would win the Cup ? and it was...Brazilian people," Catanhede said.Brazil was helped by foreign fans arriving with...

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari resigns after rough exit from World Cup

Luiz Felipe Scolari has resigned as Brazil's head coach after the team's failure...promised to win the tournament at home, but Brazil was eliminated in the semifinals after...worst defeat in its 100-year history. Brazil also fell 3-0 to the Netherlands in...

2016 Olympic Games next big challenge facing Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil just pulled off the World Cup. Next...Argentina in extra time in the final.Brazil's humiliating 7-1 loss against Germany...think it's just a bit more complex."Brazil is estimated to have spent $11 billion...

Kid's dream comes true on soccer field

A couple of weeks after the world's sporting focus was on Brazil and the World Cup, the focus of Seattle Sounders fans turned to Xander Bailey, whose Make A Wish dream game true as he appeared in a game with the soccer club.

Brazil advances but will be without Neymar

FORTALEZA, Brazil - Not long after celebrating another all-important win at the World Cup, Brazil was jolted by the loss of Neymar.The tournament's...fauxhawk fractured a vertebra in his back during Brazil's 2-1 quarterfinal victory over Colombia...

Brazil beats Chile in shootout at World Cup

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - Tight and tense as it was, it was enough to keep Brazil's national obsession of winning the World Cup...Chile.With the score level at 1-1 on Saturday, Brazil was inches away from an early exit when Chile forward...

Germany deals Brazil worst ever World Cup loss

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - With Neymar out with an injury, just about everyone in Brazil knew it would be tough against Germany.Nobody ever expected this.The Germans tore apart Brazil's porous defense time and time again Tuesday...

Leicester: More pain inflicted on once proud soccer power Brazil

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - Even for an 84-year-old tournament drenched in history, Germany 7, Brazil 1 ? you read that right ? will be remembered...one of the most painful to watch, too.Brazil, the once mighty Brazil, the Brazil...

World Cup host Brazil feeling the heat in knockout round

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - There's no denying it, the thought...minds of Luiz Felipe Scolari and his Brazil squad.The veteran coach wants to assure...Scolari said Friday, on the eve of Brazil's second-round match against Chile...