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WORLD CUP PREPARATION

SOUTH AMERICAN TEAMS SHINE

What did we glean from performances from Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, and Uruguay?

South America's World Cup-bound sides were in action on Monday.

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The flaws of the World Cup favorites, from France to Brazil

Depending on your perspective, the charm or bane of international soccer is that even the best teams have big issues, from defending champs France to favorites Brazil.

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Mexico's collapse against Colombia leaves a sour taste

Despite their best half in years against Columbia, Mexico still has questions before the World Cup.

GLOBAL SOCCER SCORES

TRANSFERS

LIVE Transfer Talk: Bayern make Kane their No. 1 target

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane is Bayern Munich's No. 1 transfer target. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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    Who will claim soccer's biggest prize in Qatar? Wonder no longer: Ryan O'Hanlon has picked every single game, from group stage to final.

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  • World Cup draw: Group-by-group previews

    Finally, the groups have been drawn and we know who's playing whom in Qatar this November. We pick favorites, games to watch and X-Factors.

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  • Upcoming fixtures

    What's ahead in the Premier League, Champions League, LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS and more.

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  • Latest scores

    Updates, results from Premier League, Champions League, LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS and more.

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