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Are Tight Pants On Men 'Gross'? The Guys Weigh In

The Barbershop guys give their take on the latest fashion wear for men: tight pants. Who's sporting the look and who's judging it?

Suarez Ban Is 'Excessive,' Bite Victim Says

Days after being bitten by Uruguay's Luis Suarez during a World Cup match, Italy's Giorgio Chiellini says Suarez's four-month ban from soccer is too harsh.

Despite Losing To Germany, U.S. Advances In World Cup

The U.S. men's soccer team moves on to the World Cup's round of 16. They lost to Germany, but advance because Portugal beat Ghana. The team will get to rest a bit before playing Belgium on Tuesday.
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Tiger Woods Off To Slow Start At Congressional Country Club

At the opening day of Quicken Loans National in Bethesda on Thursday, Tiger Woods was briefly at the bottom of the field while also playing host.


A View On The World Cup, Seen From An LA Bar On A Midweek Morning

NPR's Shereen Marisol Meraji was with World Cup fans in Los Angeles, and she offers some of their reactions to the U.S. soccer team's match with Germany.

For German Fans In Berlin Beer Garden, National Pride Is No Problem

As the U.S. and German soccer teams faced off under heavy rain in Recife, Brazil, German fans were glued to their TVs in Berlin. NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson offers their reactions to the German win.
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Land Swap Deal Questioned At Hearing Over Proposed DC United Stadium

A new stadium for DC United — the District's MLS team — is predicated on a controversial land swap deal that was put up for scrutiny before the D.C. Council on Thursday.


In Brazil, The Home Team's Not The Only Team To Root For

All Things Considered watches World Cup games with Brazilians of both Japanese and Italian descent, to see who Brazilians root for when they don't root for Brazil.

In Loss To Germany, U.S. Escapes With A Skid From 'Group Of Death'

Despite losing to Germany in the final match of the group stage, the U.S. soccer team is advancing to the knockout round of the World Cup.
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Does It Make Sense For D.C. To Host The 2024 Summer Olympics?

Now that D.C. is on the US Olympic Committee's short list for hosting the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, we weigh the pros and cons of the torch coming to the nation's capital.