This year's World Cup has brought fandom and ad-dom together in a way never before seen before. Companies have created a barrage of commercials that are more similar to action-packed movies than what you might see in your nightly sitcoms.
US soccer superstar Landon Donovan won't be on US Soccer's National Team for the 2014 World Cup. Fans are angry, but there are some good reasons, explains Grantland's Men in Blazers co-host Roger Bennett.
Spain's Real Madrid has officially signed Welsh player Gareth Bale for what may or may not be the world-record transfer fee for a soccer player. But Bale has his sights on something bigger: monetizing his own goal scoring antics.