World Cup

Alvaro Pereira of Uruguay receives treatment during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To Concussions

To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.

07/09/2014

Germany's Toni Kroos, left, celebrates Miroslav Klose during Tuesday's 7-1 win against Brazil. (Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images)

Watch: Anti-Gambling Ad Features A Kid Who’s Sad Because His Dad Bet On Germany

Next time, maybe pick a worse team to prove your point.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2014

Germany routed Brazil, 7-1, on Tuesday to reach the World Cup final. (Getty Images)

Germany-Brazil Match Was Most Tweeted Sporting Event Ever

It was hard to believe what was unfolding in Germany’s 7-1 rout of the hosts.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2014

(Photo Credit: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazil’s Devastating Loss Told By 7 Devastated Fans

No one felt the pain of those seven goals like the fans in the stands

07/09/2014

Germany routed Brazil, 7-1, on Tuesday to reach the World Cup final. (Getty Images)

Germany Routs Brazil, 7-1, To Reach World Cup Final

The Germans broke the game open with three goals in a four-minute first-half stretch.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2014

(Francois Xavier Marit/AFP/Getty Images)

Argentina’s World Cup Journey Through 5 Shirtless Instagrams

In America we say “cheese,” in Argentina they say “get naked.”

07/08/2014

Fans mass at Grant Park for Sunday's USA World Cup viewing party. (CBS)

Stars-And-Stripes Fashion Trend Draws Mixed Response From Veterans

Clothing adorned with the Stars and Stripes is all the rage these days – but not everyone is ready to salute the fashion trend. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

07/03/2014

Tim Howard of the United States looks on in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States at Arena Fonte Nova on July 1, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Keidel: World Cup Runneth Over

You’ll notice the ratings for this World Cup are highest in the Northeast, where folks try rather hard to look most enlightened. And you may also notice by the time the U.S. team lost to Belgium, some of them had already jumped ship.

07/03/2014

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Patrik Stollarz)

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Tim Howard

Here are eight things you didn’t know about Tim Howard a.k.a. “The Brick Wall.”

07/03/2014

United States fans enjoy the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

17 World Cup Fans More Prepared For The Fourth Of July Than You

These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:

07/03/2014

(Photo Credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Top 4 Bandwagons For U.S. Fans To Jump On

Let’s pull ourselves up, wipe ourselves off and jump on the bandwagon of another team. After all, we still have more World Cup to watch. So which team to choose? Here are four teams you might be interested in.

07/03/2014

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5 Nominees For Best Actor: World Cup Edition

Many games have come down to the wire and most of the prevailing teams have their expert floppers to thank. Here are the nominees for Best Actor in the 2014 World Cup.

07/03/2014

Christian Raja (R), of Brooklyn, reacts at a missed attempt on goal by the United during overtime against Belgium in the World Cup (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

9 Things U.S. Team Fans Will Miss After Their World Cup Exit

Belgium defeated the U.S. 2-1 in full time and deflated the American hype and furor around our new favorite sport-of-the-moment. Although we won’t see the USMNT contend for the title, good times and camaraderie were had by all.

07/02/2014

(Photo Credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

11 Hilarious ‘Things Tim Howard Could Save’ Memes On Twitter

Here are the top eleven #ThingsTimHowardCouldSave we found on Twitter.

07/02/2014

USA goalie Tim Howard. (Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

View: 5 Awesome Tim Howard Memes

Howard’s brilliant play wasn’t enough, but it sparked a lot of Internet fun.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2014

(Photo Credit: Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images)

10 Rules For The Colombia Vs. Brazil Drinking Game

Now that the U.S. has been knocked out of the World Cup, Americans need a new reason to drink.

07/02/2014

USA goalie Tim Howard. (Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Tim Howard Should Probably Run For President

Howard set a World Cup-record with 16 saves yesterday.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2014

Soccer fans cheering on Team USA in Soldier Field. (Credit: CBS)

Thousands Fill Soldier Field As The U.S. Falls To Belgium In World Cup

The dream is over for Team USA, as they fell 2-1 to Belgium to get knocked out of the World Cup.

07/01/2014

Belgium's midfielder Axel Witselcelebrates their victory at the end of the Round of 16 football match between Belgium and USA.  (Credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

USA’s World Cup Run Ends With 2-1 Loss To Belgium In Extra Time

It’s the second straight World Cup that the U.S. has bowed out in the round of 16.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2014

U.S. forward Jozy Altidore. (Getty Images)

Altidore, Referee The Focus Before USA-Belgium

How much Jozy Altidore will play — or if at all — remains unclear.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2014

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