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  1. sports
    England’s Empty Soccer Stadiums Drop Commentators in Hot WaterWithout fans, the famously booming play-by-play calls can now be heard by players and coaches. It can get awkward.
  2. games
    Why Everyone Is Enraged About the European Super LeagueEurope’s top soccer teams are forming an exclusive new league just for themselves — and even their biggest fans are now in open revolt.
  3. coronavirus
    Most U.S. Sports Leagues Have Suspended Their Seasons Due to CoronavirusThe NHL, MLB, MLS, and NBA are all either suspending or canceling play due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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    Politics on the Field of PlayAlejandro Bedoya’s activist celebration shows a new way for athletes to be political.
  5. surveillance
    Your iPhone Is Listening to You (If You’re a Spanish Soccer Fan)Facebook isn’t spying on you. Spain’s top professional soccer league is, though.
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    The Women’s World Cup and the Future of American SportsThe last American triumph in the Women’s World Cup felt like the birth of a new era in women’s sports. Another win could lead to the era’s maturation.
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    It’s Good That MLS Has Finally Accepted That It’s a Second-Tier Soccer LeagueWhy did it take so long?
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    What Happens When the World’s Most Famous Athlete Is Accused of Rape?Five divergent scenarios are possible for Cristiano Ronaldo — and each means something very different for the future of sports in the age of #MeToo.
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    Missing the World Cup Is Like Detention for the United StatesSomehow it fits that America missed the tournament for the first time in a generation.
  10. U.S., Mexico, and Canada to Host 2026 World Cup, and Probably Play in It TooIt’s the only win the U.S. will get in Russia this summer, but it’s a big one.
  11. It’s a Dark Day for United States Men’s SoccerFor the first time since 1986, the U.S. men’s team will miss the World Cup.
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    In the Future, Soccer Games Will Kick Off With HoverboardsBecause just walking a ball over to the field would be too basic.
  13. Facebook Has Secret Games Hidden in Messenger — Here’s How to Play ThemSoccer, basketball, chess.
  14. the sports section
    Leicester City Wins English Soccer TitleThe players had gathered to watch an opponent’s critical game on TV.
  15. the sports section
    Leicester City on Verge of an Improbable TitleThe odds of Leicester City winning the English Premier League were 5,000-to-1.
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    Gianni Infantino Elected President of FIFAThe former general secretary of UEFA won a special election that became necessary when Sepp Blatter announced he was stepping down.
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    New York’s Pro Soccer Club Unveils Redesigned Jersey by Showing Up at Fans’ JobsThey thought they were being filmed for a documentary.
  18. FIFA Still Paying Sepp Blatter $2.5 MillionMust be nice.
  19. the sports section
    Sepp Blatter Banned by FIFA for 8 Years, Vows, ‘I’ll Be Back’UEFA President Michel Platini has been banned as well.
  20. time out
    FIFA Chief Sepp Blatter Is Hospitalized for Breakdown Like the fans, he’s suffering from “nervous shock.”
  21. gooooal
    FIFA Suspends President Sepp Blatter and Two Other Top Executives“The rot in the FIFA leadership is so extensive.”
  22. The Swiss Open Criminal Proceedings Against Sepp BlatterThey’ve announced they’ve opened the proceedings on “suspicion of criminal mismanagement” and “misappropriation.”
  23. the sports section
    The Best Celebration Photos From Last Night’s U.S. Women’s World Cup WinThe U.S. Women’s National Team routed Japan to capture their first World Cup since 1999.
  24. the sports section
    Relive the Most Glorious Moments From Team USA’s World Cup Final WinCarli Lloyd was relentless.
  25. FIFA, Freddie Gray, and the New Power of the ProsecutorMarilyn Mosby and Loretta Lynch are not just indicting criminals: They’re trying to clean up corrupt cultures.
  26. the sports section
    Once America Got Interested in Soccer, FIFA Was ScrewedThe silver lining to the scandal: By comparison, it makes our pro leagues look downright angelic.
  27. sports
    FIFA Scandal Doesn’t Keep Sepp Blatter From Winning 5th Term“I am the president of everybody.”
  28. fifa
    Vladimir Putin Is Not Impressed With the FIFA IndictmentOther people and organizations are not impressed with FIFA.
  29. the sports section
    GIF Recap: Germany Wins the World Cup in Extra TimeArgentina weeps. 
  30. the sports section
    A World Cup Final Primer for the Vaguely InterestedGermany and Argentina square off.
  31. the sports section
    GIF Recap: The Netherlands Ends Brazil’s Nightmare World CupAt least it wasn’t as bad as the last game.
  32. the sports section
    World Cup Glossary: Useful Phrases for the Temporary FanYell these things during Sunday’s game. 
  33. the sports section
    GIF Recap: Argentina Advances to World Cup Final With Shoot-out VictoryThe finals are Sunday afternoon.
  34. the sports section
    GIF Recap: Germany Stuns Brazil 7–1 to Advance to the World Cup FinalThe second semifinal is tomorrow.
  35. the sports section
    Obama Calls Clint Dempsey, Tim Howard to Say Hey“Tim, I don’t know how you’re going to survive the mobs when you come back home, man.”
  36. the sports section
    Photos: Reaction Shots of U.S. and Belgium Fans Watching Today’s MatchOn the scene in DUMBO and at BXL Zoute.
  37. the sports section
    GIF Recap: The U.S. Is Out of the World Cup, Despite Tim Howard’s HeroicsBelgium advances to the quarterfinals.
  38. the sports section
    Today’s U.S.-Belgium World Cup Match: A Primer for the Vaguely InterestedThe Americans can’t lose and advance this time.
  39. the sports section
    The United States Will Play Belgium on TuesdayStart practicing your “I need to leave work early” cough now.
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    Photos: Reaction Shots of U.S. and German FansOn the scene at Zum Schneider and Nike’s “Hall of Phenomenal” pop-up.
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    GIF Recap: The U.S. Loses to Germany, Advances AnywayCouldn’t sneak out of work? We’ve got you covered.
  42. the sports section
    Luis Suárez Suspended for 4 Months for Biting a Guy at World CupIt’s the third time he’s been suspended for biting an opponent.
  43. Everything You Need to Know About Today’s U.S.-Germany World Cup GameThe U.S. can advance to the knockout stage with a win, a draw, and maybe even a loss.
  44. the sports section
    Uruguay Defends Luis Suárez’s Latest Bite As the World Calls for PunishmentHe could face up to a two-year ban. 
  45. the sports section
    Greece Advances in the World Cup on a Stoppage-Time Penalty-Kick GoalIt’s their first trip to the knockout round.
  46. the sports section
    World Cup GIF Recap: The United States’ Devastating Draw With PortugalHeads hang across America. 
  47. the sports section
    GIF Recap: The United States’ Thrilling World Cup Win Over GhanaRe-live the Americans’ 2-1 victory in their World Cup opener.
  48. A World Cup Guide for the Vaguely InterestedWhat you need to know from the best “what you need to know” pieces. 
  49. the clintons
    Clinton Smashed Mirror Over Qatar’s World CupAnd then he may have gotten even. 
  50. the sports section
    Leitch: Is 2014 the Year Soccer in America (Truly) Goes Mainstream?Just wait until the national team gets good.
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