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U.S. routs Finland in opener of FIBA World Cup basketball tournament

...scored.Finland finished just ninth in last year's European championship, failing to qualify automatically for the World Cup. But the Finns, ranked 39th, became the lowest-ranked team ever to receive a wild card, with basketball governing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-30/us-routs-finland-ope
Questions abound for Manchester United after poor start and humiliating defeat

...leaping out of his seat and high-fiving his Netherlands players as he masterminded a 5-1 thrashing of Spain at the World Cup in Brazil.Compare that to the glum, stony-faced figure of Van Gaal who remained glued to his seat during United's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-27/questions-abound-man
FIFA-Russia relations hit snag

...have flared since July 13, when Russian state President Vladimir Putin sat next to FIFA President Sepp Blatter at the World Cup final in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Control of Crimean soccer clubs and expensive new stadiums for FIFA's flagship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-19/fifa-russia-relation
Overtime

...played their first match since their memorable exits from the World Cup on Monday, with the Brazil star scoring two goals to...Suarez played he infamously bit an Italian opponent at the World Cup, earning him a four-month ban from competitive matches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-18/overtime
Overtime

...to start trainingLuis Suarez will train with his Barcelona teammates today after his ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup was softened but not shortened.The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled that the Uruguay forward deserves his four-month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-14/overtime
Karin Calloway: Bite into some sweet brigaderio

Between my curiosity about Brazil after watching the World Cup last month and viewing programs about international sweets on television I decided to whip up some Brazilian sweets called brigadeiro...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/food/karin-calloway/2014-08-12/bite-some-sweet
Overtime

...Platini.Platini, the long-time favorite to succeed his FIFA mentor Blatter, publicly withdrew his backing ahead of the World Cup in June."In the future I won't support Blatter anymore. I've told him that," Platini said then in France...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-09/overtime
U.S. cuts basketball roster to 16 players

...cutting Washington's John Wall and Bradley Beal, and Atlanta's Paul Millsap. They have to get down to 12 before the World Cup of Basketball begins Aug. 30 in Spain.The players remaining are: Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant, Chicago's Derrick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-05/us-cuts-basketball-roster-16-
Overtime

...undergoing a medical exam.Navas was one of Costa Rica's best players in its surprising run to the quarterfinals at the World Cup in Brazil before losing a penalty shootout to the Netherlands. GolfBurton finishes third in RoswellIn Kennesaw, Ga...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-03/overtime
FIFA has no plans to move 2018 World Cup from Russia

...problems," FIFA said, adding that global attention on the World Cup "can be a powerful catalyst for constructive dialogue...pro-Russia separatist rebels escalated days after the World Cup ended in Brazil.On July 13 in Rio de Janeiro, Russian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-25/fifa-has-no-plans-move-2018-world