Italy Beats Uruguay In Penalties For Third Place In Confederations Cup

Wow. That was a pretty good game, right? The Confederations Cup consolation match between Italy and Uruguay was a meaningless game in a meaningless tournament, and it wasn't supposed to do anything more than whet our appetite ahead of tonight's final between Brazil and Spain. Along the way, it turned out to be the… »6/30/13 5:30pm6/30/13 5:30pm

Tomorrow's Brazil-Spain Confederations Cup Final Is All About Neymar

The Confederations Cup doesn't really matter. The games are scrimmages, and tomorrow's result between Brazil and Spain will have no bearing whatsoever on the World Cup. The tournament is just a dry run to make sure Brazil's stadiums and services will be able to handle next year's influx of fans. What does matter,… »6/29/13 3:15pm6/29/13 3:15pm

Today, We'll Get Our First Look At Soccer's New Goal Line Technology

Goal line technology will be used in soccer will be used for the first time at this year's Confederations Cup, which starts today. There's long been a debate in soccer whether the sport should introduce more technology in its matches, especially when it comes to goal line technology. Soccer's a free-flowing game with… »6/15/13 1:45pm6/15/13 1:45pm