The MLS has emerged as a credible fifth major sport in the United States, despite the ongoing media narrative that relegates it to being a minor sport like lacrosse, bowling or cornhole.
Thousands of miles away from the World Cup in Russia, the Omaya Sports Club amputee team plays in Syria's last rebel-held province of Idlib.
One giant and three smaller screens will broadcast France versus Croatia for 90,000 Parisians in the heart of the French capital.
Hospital Director Chaiwetch Thanapaisal said at a news conference that "everyone is strong in mind and heart."
"In the plain light of day, in front of the Russian authorities, Russian society and the whole world, we wave the flag with pride."
The team and their coach have been trapped in a cave since June 23.
Despite losing to a last-minute goal, Japan's fans in the stadium once again picked up litter, while the team left the dressing room with a gracious gesture.
The army said a suspect had been arrested and interrogated.
The U.S. president steered clear of confirming a trip to Moscow, so he decided to talk about the World Cup instead.
"We need a miracle," said a parent whose son was among the missing.
Julieth González Therán was reporting from the streets of Moscow when she was grabbed by an excited fan seconinto her broadcast.
Beer shortages in Moscow, Kazan and Nizhny Novgorod, with fans boosting sales of a beverage traditionally not even seen as all that alcoholic.
Extravagant handmade costumes can be found throughout the stands.
Mexico's soccer fans' use of a homophobic chant has once again drawn the ire of FIFA.
Sweden tried to spy on the South Korean team ahead of their opening World Cup match. In response, South Korea's coach had his players switch jerseys.
Hands down, the World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world.