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Golf Pros Play Bethesda In Quicken Loans National Tournament

Some of golf's lesser-known names carved up Congressional Country Club in Bethesda this morning during the second round of the Quicken Loans National.
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Once Bitten, Twice Decried: Uruguay Outraged By Suarez Punishment

Luis Suarez's sponsors are dropping him and his 2014 World Cup is over. FIFA dealt the Uruguayan soccer player an unusually harsh sentence for biting his opponent, and his home country is outraged.
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USA Vs. Belgium: If The World Cup Were Played In Beer

If Tuesday's match were played in beer, it seems that everyone would win. Here's some analysis to shed light on what the U.S. and Belgium bring to the table.
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Are Americans Bothered By Soccer?

George Vecsey was one of the first major sports columnists to cover soccer. He's been to eight World Cup tournaments and reflects on the sport's growing popularity in the United States.
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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?
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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.
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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.

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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.
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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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