American media have been paying a lot of attention to child footballer Leonel Angel Coira's 'contract' with soccer titans Real Madrid. But really, it's the equivalent of joining Little League.
Star striker Carlos Tevez's transfer from Manchester City to Corinthians in São Paulo, unthinkable 10 years ago, is now a real possibility thanks to the strong real and Brazilian teams' new business professionalism.
Saturday's soccer match in London will feature the world's most popular football clubs, Barcelona and Manchester United, and draw a viewership more than triple that of the Super Bowl.
Tiger Woods has seen four companies – Gillette, Accenture, AT&T, and Gatorade – drop their endorsement deals with him. Can Tiger Woods turn his golf game – and his business image – around in 2011?
After leading Argentina to the 1986 World Cup championship with his notorious 'hand of god,' Diego Maradona fell from grace among countrymen. He's now proving himself again as a soccer icon.
We all thought the phantom foul called against the USA in the Slovenia game was bad. Hardly. Frank Lampard's ignored goal for England Sunday was an all-time howler. Check out our Top 5 bad calls.
Mexico has proven itself to be a tough squad in this World Cup, but can they contain Lionel Messi – Argentina's new Maradona – in today's Mexico vs. Argentina match?
Tactical decisions cost the USA team dearly in this World Cup, and they could not make up for those to beat a solid Ghana team.
VUVUZELAS: Worldwide audiences and soccer stars – including Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentina’s Lionel Messi – have complained about the incessant high-pitched whine of the long plastic horns, called vuvuzelas, seen here at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. That reignited calls to ban the vuvuzela, but FIFA chief Sepp Blatter put an end to that discussion early in the tournament. A Cape Town businessman has touted his design for a slightly quieter vuvuzela that reduces the tuneless horn's sound output from a deafening 134 decibels to a more manageable 121 decibels. That sounds good.
Argentina easily beat Greece, even after coach Diego Maradona decided to rest seven starters. Argentina will now face Mexico in the second round, setting the scene for a spectacular rematch of their 2006 face-off.