Just the one item today, but it is a doozy:
Even though Jurgen Klinsmann says a pre-arranged tie against Germany isn't going to happen, the CBC is still pushing the issue.
Want to feel like a kid again? Here is a re-creation of Jermaine Jones goal against Porgual -- in LEGO form.
FiveThirtyEight takes a look at why the U.S., as a country, with all of our might and wealth, hasn't been able to field a world-class soccer team.
Of course, this isn't Suarez's first chomping rodeo. A sports psychologist accurately predicted that Suarez would bite someone again in five-years, back in 2013.
"It's in the man," he says. "I would think that in five years' time if there was a certain nerve hit or chord rung with Suarez in a different situation he would react in the same way."
Although Suarez denies he bit Giorgio Chiellini, Chiellini's shoulder and Suarez's hungry past don't give him the best leg to stand on. The Guardian reported that under FIFA's disciplinary code, Suarez could face a maximum ban of 24 matches.
It isn't all ugly and bad news on the bite front, however. One smart Norwegian man placed a bet that Suarez would bite someone in the World Cup, and he got paid.
Wow. A Norwegian put a bet on Suárez biting an opponent @ 175 lol pic.twitter.com/5PEq3dmXjZ— 90th Min (@90thMin) June 24, 2014
After England's terrible performance in the World Cup, captain Steven Gerrard sat down with the BBC worried about the future success of the national team. Even as England whimpered out of the tournament, coach Roy Hodgson felt his team dominated Costa Rica.
Things might have gotten a bit ugly with the Ghanian team, according to President John Mahama who had to plead with his team to play its final game against Portugal. The players reportedly threatened to boycott the trip because they haven't been paid their appearance fees so far.
Mexico was pretty happy with the win. The Croatian fans weren't.
The Premier League is still the best-represented league in the World Cup. MLS is chomping at the heels, sitting ninth out of all domestic leagues.
The Montreal Impact still have high hopes for the season despite sitting in last place in the Eastern Conference with just 10 points through 13 games. To get that process started, the Impact let Nelson Rivas go.
Soccer on TV
|9 a.m.||World Cup||Nigeria vs. Argentina||ESPN|
|9 a.m.||World Cup||Bosnia vs. Iran||ESPN2|
|1 p.m.||World Cup||Honduras vs. Switzerland||ESPN2|
|1 p.m.||World Cup||Ecuador vs. France||ESPN|
|7 p.m.||MLS||Vancouver vs. Montreal||MLS Live|