General view prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup final football match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on July 13, 2014.

5 Things You Missed At The 2014 World Cup In Brazil: Finals Week

Germany won the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. But that’s only one of the stories. Here are 5 things you may have missed from finals week.

07/14/2014

Alvaro Pereira of Uruguay receives treatment during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To Concussions

To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.

07/11/2014

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7 Things To Know Before Argentina-Germany World Cup Final

On Sunday at 3PM ET, the 22 best players over the past month will take the field and try to win their country a trophy and prove to the world that they are the best football club. Here are 7 things you need to know before Argentina and Germany take the pitch for which should be a hard fought battle.

07/11/2014

Germany's forward Andre Schuerrle (L) scores past Brazil's goalkeeper Julio Cesar during the semi-final football match between Brazil and Germany at The Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte on July 8, 2014, during the 2014 FIFA World Cup.    (FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT/AFP/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Brazil vs. Netherlands? What’s The Point?

As Germany and Argentina prepare to face off for the World Cup Sunday, semi-final losers Brazil and the Netherlands will play a match Friday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/10/2014

Netherlands' forward Arjen Robben after defeating Costa Rica during the penalty shootout after the extra time in the quarter-final football match between Netherlands and Costa Rica at the Fonte Nova Arena in Salvador during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 5, 2014.  AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI        (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

California Aerospace Firm Offers Space Flight To Dutch Team If It Wins World Cup

The space flight company XCOR Aerospace has pledged a free flight to space if the Dutch National team manages to win the FIFA World Cup 2014.

07/09/2014

A passer-by looks at the front page of a newspaper on display at a news stand in Sao Paulo on July 9, 2014. Brazil licked physical and mental wounds after its World Cup humiliation by Germany, struggling to make sense of the heaviest defeat in the nation's 100-year footballing history. The epic 7-1 semi-final thrashing by the rampant Germans stunned the football-mad nation of 200 million and sent shockwaves around the football world. (NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: No Match In U.S. For Passionate Soccer Fans

Brazilians and fans of their World Cup team worldwide were devastated by the 7-1 loss to Germany Tuesday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/09/2014

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Brazil’s Crushing Loss As Told By 7 Devastated Fans

No one felt the pain of those seven goals like the fans in the stands

07/09/2014

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Argentina’s World Cup Journey Through 5 Shirtless Instagrams

In America we say “cheese,” in Argentina they say “get naked.”

07/09/2014

Uruguay forward Luis Suarez reacts after clashing with Italy's defender Giorgio Chiellini during a Group D football match between Italy and Uruguay at the Dunas Arena in Natal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 24, 2014. Uruguay won 1-0.

5 Things You Missed At The 2014 World Cup In Brazil: Week 5

The 2014 World Cup is down to four teams. But plenty of stories are still swirling around. Here are five things you missed.

07/07/2014

Chris Wondolowski of the United States  (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Wondolowski Back With Quakes After World Cup Run With Team USA

San Jose Earthquakes Striker Chris Wondolowski returned to practice with the team Friday after appearing in two games during the World Cup for Team USA.

07/04/2014

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