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World Cup 2014

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  1. World Cup Gives German Box Office a Kicking

    8:11 am PDT 08/27/2014
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    Hollywood and local revenue in Germany hits 22-year low in the first half READ MORE

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  2. Univision Second-Quarter Financials Improve Amid World Cup

    4:29 am PDT 07/22/2014
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    Revenue increased 23 percent, boosted by $115.5 million in Cup advertising revenue, and operating profit rose nearly 18 percent. READ MORE

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  3. Europe, Latin America Look for Box-Office Rebound After World Cup (Analysis)

    6:47 pm PDT 07/18/2014
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    "Transformers 4" has boosted attendance after revenue drops of 50 percent and more in recent weeks, with "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" hitting key foreign markets this weekend. READ MORE

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  4. Soccer's Post-World Cup Challenge: How to Keep Ratings Momentum

    12:00 pm PDT 07/16/2014
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    ESPN and Univision post big gains, and U.S. star Tim Howard earns endorsement riches, but momentum-killers are coming. READ MORE

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  5. Univision Digital Exec Talks World Cup Streaming, Building Soccer Momentum

    8:00 am PDT 07/15/2014
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    Univision senior vp digital Mehul Nagrani says that the network's audience "leapfrogged onto mobile" as it brought the streaming service 10 million unique viewers during the monthlong event. READ MORE

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  6. World Cup Final Sets Airline Viewing Record

    7:35 am PDT 07/15/2014
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    Some 40,000 airline passengers on nine carriers watched Sunday's final match in-flight. READ MORE

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  7. Best (And Worst) World Cup Moments (Photos)

    7:13 am PDT 07/15/2014
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    From Clint Dempsey's lightning-fast goal and Tim Howard's heroic saves to the shock of Brazil's 7-1 defeat - the moments that made the 2014 World Cup. READ MORE

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  8. World Cup Final: The 4 Best TV Moments From Germany vs. Argentina

    3:36 pm PDT 07/14/2014
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    Germany wins the World Cup on an extra time score. READ MORE

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  9. World Cup Ratings: 26.5 Million U.S. Viewers Watch Final Match Across Networks

    1:44 pm PDT 07/14/2014
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    ABC and Univision improve on their showings from the 2010 men's championship match, and the English-speaking coverage of the final falls only 1 million shy of the record set by the U.S.-Portugal game. READ MORE

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  10. 'Matador' Star Tanc Sade on Getting Into Soccer Shape, World Cup Fever

    10:53 am PDT 07/14/2014
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    Australian actor and champion freediver Tanc Sade isn't a soccer player — but he plays one on TV, and tells THR how he perfected his ball skills and shirt-stripping for the new El Rey drama. READ MORE

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  11. World Cup 2014 by the Numbers

    10:36 am PDT 07/14/2014
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    The records — on the field, on TV and on social media — and other key figures to remember from this year's World Cup in Brazil. READ MORE

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  12. World Cup 2014: Tournament Sets Record Ratings Across Europe

    9:42 am PDT 07/14/2014
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    Viewership figures top 80 percent in several European markets, with new all-time highs hit in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. READ MORE

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  13. Tim Howard Reveals Fully Tattooed Body in Shirtless Pic

    9:01 am PDT 07/14/2014
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    Team USA's goalkeeper is looking to cash in on his newfound celebrity and break into the elite endorsement leagues. READ MORE

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  14. World Cup Final: Germany's Win Scores Third-Highest Overnight for ESPN/ABC

    7:30 am PDT 07/14/2014
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    Only two matches from the 1994 World Cup, held in the U.S., beat Sunday's final ratings. READ MORE

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  15. World Cup Final: Streaker Was Russian YouTube Prankster

    7:07 am PDT 07/14/2014
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    Vitaly Zdorovetskiy, whose YouTube channel has more than 6 million subscribers, is the streaker captured on video by LeBron James as TV cameras cut away. READ MORE

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  16. Shakira Delivers Winning Performance at World Cup Closing Ceremony

    6:53 am PDT 07/14/2014
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    Santana, Wyclef Jean and Brazilians Ivete Sangalo and Alexandre Pires had the crowd in Rio roaring. READ MORE

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  17. World Cup: Rihanna Tweets Photos With German Players, Trophy After Final

    5:58 am PDT 07/14/2014
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    The singer had a Brazilian flag painted on her neck and the name of former Brazil star Pele written on her cheek but cheered on the winning team during the final. READ MORE

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  18. World Cup Final Sets German TV Audience Record

    1:25 am PDT 07/14/2014
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    UPDATED: About 34.65 million people watched the game on ARD, beating a high mark set by the 7-1 semifinal victory over Brazil, as the U.K. coverage on BBC and ITV averaged 15 million viewers. READ MORE

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  19. World Cup Final Is Most Talked About Single Sports Event in Facebook History

    12:53 am PDT 07/14/2014
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    More than 280 million interactions exceeded the social activity around Super Bowl 2013. READ MORE

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  20. World Cup Final Highlights: Germany Defeats Argentina in Extra Time (Photos)

    7:49 pm PDT 07/13/2014
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    The game was won in the final moments when Germany's Mario Gotze scored the only goal. READ MORE

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