World Cup

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Good Questions: Mosquito Food, Uptown & Hat Tricks

Wade from Brainerd is already tired of mosquitoes this summer, but he still wants to know: What do mosquitoes eat? According to the American Mosquito Control Association, only females feed on blood because they require the protein to produce eggs.

07/10/2015

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4 Things To Know: World Cup, Colbert & Aquatennial

Here are the four stories you need to know about for Thursday, July 2 as we move into the holiday weekend. They include a very surprising interview by Stephen Colbert, and something that might get a few air commuters hot under the collar.

07/02/2015

Brandi Chastain of the US celebrates after kicking the winning penalty shot to win the 1999 Women's World Cup final against China 10 July 1999 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. The US won 5-4 on penalty kicks.

Top 5 Moments In US Women’s Soccer Team History

With excitement still burning over the U.S. women’s soccer team victory over No. 1-ranked Germany Tuesday evening, we thought it’d be great to look back at some of the team’s top moments in its (relatively young) history.

07/01/2015

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4 Things To Know From June 30, 2015

From the president’s overtime proposal to Apple launching their new streaming service, here are the four stories to know for Tuesday, June 30.

06/30/2015

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4 Things To Know From June 23, 2015

From Tom Brady’s suspension appeal to the latest on the Women’s World Cup, here are the four stories you need to know for Tuesday, June 23.

06/23/2015

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4 Things To Know: Special Session, Boeing 787 Take-Off & More

From Minnesota’s one-day special session to Boeing 787’s amazing take-off, here are your four stories to know for Friday, June 12.

06/12/2015

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Twin Cities Native & Fmr. World Cup Star Is Optimistic About US Team

The U.S Women’s Soccer team beat Australia 3-1 Monday night in the opener at the Women’s World Cup. A former Twin Cities soccer star says it wasn’t the best performance, but a win is a win.

06/09/2015

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Blatter Says He Will Resign As FIFA President

FIFA President Sepp Blatter will resign from soccer’s governing body amid a widening corruption scandal and has promised to call for fresh elections to choose a successor.

06/02/2015

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Soccer Officials Arrested In Zurich; World Cup Votes Probed

Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA’s awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of “rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted” corruption.

05/27/2015

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5 Sports Events More Surprising Than Beck Winning Album Of The Year

Let’s take a look at five events in sports over the last year more surprising than Beck’s shocking GRAMMYs Album of the Year win.

02/09/2015

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‘Uncharted Territory': Vonn Matches All-Time Wins Record

Lindsey Vonn never thought she would make it this far.

Perhaps that’s why, after matching the World Cup’s all-time record for wins Sunday, she rated it “right below” her Olympic gold medal on her long list of career achievements.

01/18/2015

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2014 In Review: Top National Headlines

To look back on the headlines of the past year is to see conflict, war, disease, protest, a startling scientific achievement, and the death of a man who brought joy to countless people. 2014 was also an election year, and it brought change in political power, as well as a more lenient approach to marijuana in some communities.

12/21/2014

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A Travel Guide To London, England

Read on for a visitor’s guide to transportation, dining, hotels and the top attractions in London.

08/05/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: 8-1-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Busy weekend in the Twin Cities and a busy Friday on the Morning News. Click the link above to hear some of the highlights.

08/01/2014

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6 Stars Of The World Cup, Where Are They Now?

That guy who bit that other guy, what’s he up to?

07/24/2014

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6 Worst Injuries Of The 2014 World Cup

Sometimes they aren’t just crying wolf.

07/15/2014

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7 World Cup Pitch Invaders Who Regret Nothing

Although their fates remain a mystery, these few moments of glory will always be remembered…by them.

07/14/2014

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.

07/11/2014

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8 World Cup Fans Who Also Deserve Modeling Contracts

Here is a list of 8 World Cup fans who also deserve modeling contracts..

07/11/2014

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7 Things To Know Before Argentina-Germany World Cup Final

On Sunday at 3PM ET, the 22 best players over the past month will take the field and try to win their country a trophy and prove to the world that they are the best football club. Here are 7 things you need to know before Argentina and Germany take the pitch for which should be a hard fought battle.

07/11/2014

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Youth Soccer Coach Brings World Cup Home To Mpls.

Adam Pribyl was in Brazil for the World Cup. What struck him as much as the game was the raw emotion of each country. “The coolest thing was being from the U.S., seeing what like patriotism is here and then seeing all these other nations and how crazy they get for their country,” Pribyl said. “That’s what inspired me the most being down there.”

07/09/2014

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Argentina’s World Cup Journey Through 5 Shirtless Instagrams

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

07/09/2014

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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

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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

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

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