When John Brooks headed in his late goal against Ghana, he didn’t just give the US soccer team a victory for the books: he also made a lot of money for the companies that invested heavily in World Cup sponsorships, from Nike to Visa. ESPN says the game was the most-watched World Cup broadcast in its history.
The 2014 Shanghai Film Festival reflects a shift in Chinese audience's tastes, and filmmaker's confidence.
Health advocates are calling for a ban on chewing tobacco following the untimely death of Hall-of-Famer Tony Gwynn. Critics hope that the beloved player's passing will be a wake-up call, but the practice has long been a part of baseball culture.
Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa put on a virtuoso performance in a group match against host-nation Brazil, 0-0.
After the U.S. won its first World Cup match, against Ghana, the country's soccer fans made a splash across Brazil, especially in Sao Paulo.