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Whirlwind World Cup awaits Fox's lead voices Strong, Holden

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SOCHI, Russia - At this point, it all feels familiar for John Strong and Stuart Holden. The lead broadcasters for Fox's English-language coverage of the World Cup in the United States are starting their Russian adventure in Sochi, where they spent time a year ago calling the Confederations Cup. The teams in their opening game - Portugal and Spain - are well known and have obvious story lines. It's a gentle entry into the first World Cup for the broadcast team, which faces a daunting itinerary.
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Is the World Cup toxic for advertisers?

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Chinese companies have filled a gap created by an exodus of sponsors that don't want to be linked with Russia or FIFA.
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World Cup WAGs: Shakira and the famous wives & girlfriends of Russia 2018 stars

World Cup WAGs: Shakira and the famous wives & girlfriends of Russia 2018 stars

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Goal takes a look at some of the wives and girlfriends of the biggest footballing talent at the World Cup.
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LIVE: Russia vs Saudi Arabia

LIVE: Russia vs Saudi Arabia

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The wait is over as the 2018 World Cup gets under way in Moscow with the hosts in action in the opening game - follow it all LIVE!
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Costa Rica will look the same at World Cup 2018 but results might not match 2014

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Costa Rica's has the lowest odds of advancing out of Group E
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FIFA 2018 World Cup opening ceremony underway in Moscow

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The moment the football world has been waiting for is finally upon us as host nation FIFA 2018 World Cup kicks off at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
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World Cup 2018: Former USMNT scout Thomas Rongen explains why Americans should cheer for Mexico

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A stronger Mexican team means a stronger United States team in the future, according to Rongen
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WATCH: 2018 World Cup - Day 1

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Coverage from the opening game of the 2018 World Cup tournament as hosts Russia face Saudi Arabia.
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The World Cup of Cuisine

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Which of the 32 countries competing in the 2018 World Cup serves the best fare on the planet? Vote below to determine the winner.
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Printable World Cup bracket: Make your Russia 2018 predictions before the start of the group stage games

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Germany begins its title defense of the FIFA World Cup Trophy this year
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'This is Ronaldo's last World Cup, Messi's final chance to make difference' - Mourinho

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Jose Mourinho says “superman” Cristiano Ronaldo won't feature at Qatar 2022, and believes that both he and Argentina's Lionel Messi will look at Russia 2018 as the last chance to lead their country to the World Cup trophy.
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Where To Watch The 2018 World Cup: Best Bars in New York, D.C., Miami and More

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The first game starts on Thursday at 11 a.m. ET.
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US gets Russia's World Cup vote as logic trumps politics

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The United States was able to celebrate a World Cup victory in Russia after all.
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Get in the 2018 World Cup Spirit With This Google Doodle

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Google is celebrating the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in its new Google Doodle for Thursday.
The month-long 2018 World Cup kicks off in Russia on June 14, as men's national teams from 32 countries come together to compete across 11 cities throughout the country.
Google will celebrate the diverse cultures joining to play in the soccer tournament, with a series of Doodles that honors every country by featuring guest artists from each of the 32 nations competing in the World Cup. On Thursday, the Google Doodle incorporated elements from each of the 32 guests artists.
Host country Russia...
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7 reasons why Chicagoans should root for Iceland in the World Cup

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The World Cup starts Thursday and with the United States failing to qualify, perhaps you have no rooting interest. Well, how about Iceland? Here's why. 1. Iceland is the smallest country ever to qualify for the World Cup. Its population is 334,000 - 1/8th the population of Chicago, or roughly the...
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Landon Donovan and David Ross Are Rooting for Mexico in World Cup 2018

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US Soccer great Landon Donovan and World Series winner David Ross talk ending sports curses for Modelo and the start of the World Cup.
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World Cup 2018: Russia vs. Saudi Arabia Updates

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Stay here for live scoring, updates and analysis from the World Cup opener in Russia.
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Your complete guide to corruption at the 2018 men's World Cup in Russia

Your complete guide to corruption at the 2018 men's World Cup in Russia

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Congratulations, you made it! The 2018 World Cup officially kicks off on Thursday evening in Moscow - Thursday morning for those of us in the United States - with a match between Russia and Saudi Arabia.
If you haven't been paying attention, here's a quick debrief: The United States failed to qualify, and has nobody to blame but themselves. Brazil and Germany are the favorites, Spain is a mess, Will Smith sang the official song, and both FIFA and Russia have ensured that the spectacle of world-class soccer comes with a heaping side of corruption and systemic oppression.
As you've probably...
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