A Soccer Match Between Teams From Argentina And Brazil Ended Early Because Police Beat And Threatened The Argentine Team In Their Locker Room At Halftime

This happened a couple of days ago, but we missed it with everything else going on. At Wednesday evening's Copa Sudamericana—Wikipedia calls it "the second most prestigious club competition in South American football"—between Brazil's São Paulo and Argentina's Tigre, some pre-match gamesmanship and a brawl as the… »12/15/12 10:00am12/15/12 10:00am


When Life Hands You Torrential Downpours, Make Your Soccer Stadium A Water Park

On Monday, a soccer game between Brazil's Sao Paulo and Palmeiras at Morumbi Stadium was delayed a few hours due to very heavy rain. The fans who showed up early did not let it spoil the party, and treated the 80,000-seat facility like a giant water park for the entire game, which ended in a 1-1 draw — on this… »3/02/11 12:40pm3/02/11 12:40pm