Women’s World Cup

Japan celebrates its World Cup title. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Mission Impossible? Avoiding Scores In The Era Of Social Media

In the Age of Social Media, is it even possible to keep yourself from learning the outcome of a sporting event if you don’t want to learn it until later on?

CBS Chicago–07/20/2011

The Japanese women's soccer team celebrates its World Cup title. (CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Women’s World Cup Final Breaks Twitter record

The Women’s World Cup final set the record for tweets per second, eclipsing the wedding of Prince William and Kate and the death of Osama bin Laden.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011

Alex Morgan walks away after the U.S. blew the World Cup Final against Japan.

Bernstein: Soccer Fans Pretending U.S. Didn’t Choke

Just look carefully at how the narrative has changed since the U.S. women’s team blew the chance of a lifetime in a loss to a vastly inferior Japanese team in the World Cup final.

670 The Score–07/18/2011