World Cup

Auburn’s World Cup emotions runneth overtime

“U.S.A.” “U.S.A.” “I believe. That we will win.” The echoes of  2014 World Cup chants were left hanging in the air, frozen in time after ...

Quidditch comes to life in Roseville

Real sports leagues spawned fantasy sports leagues. Eight years ago, two college students in Vermont took a fantasy sport and turned it into a real sport. Quidditch, the high-spe ...

U.S. soccer team success kicks up local enthusiasm

American soccer fans felt the dread set in as the U.S. women’s team fell down 1 to 2 against Brazil during a World Cup quarterfinal match on Sunday. Only a few minutes remained ...

Auburn man offers unique insight into World Cup

Flying high above his Auburn home, Frank Pinguelo’s Brazilian flag pays tribute to the greatest soccer nation the world has ever seen. Just below flies the flag of Portugal, the ...

Auburn World Cup Dreams End at Old Town Pizza

The American soccer World Cup run came to a tumultuous finish on Saturday, yet Auburn fans were there every step of the way to support them. Clad in face-paint and World Cup gear, ...

Fans bring the soccer world cup to Auburn

Auburn World Cup fans brought their enthusiasm to the streets of Auburn Saturday morning, in what its creators call Auburn’s first World Cup Flag Run. Beginning at 10:30 a.m., ...