The world's team have left Brazil, but there's another World Cup coming a year from now as well as an event that's arguably the biggest in all of soccer.
With declining viewership and interest, the All-Star Game has fallen on hard times, despite its value to Fox and Major League Baseball's sponsors.
Soccer has demographics and a growing U.S. World Cup audience on its side, but even aging Major League Baseball is a revenue-gulping beast.
Getting 15.9 million viewers for a first-round match against Ghana shows more enthusiasm than the 'Who cares about soccer?' crowd will ever admit.
The Uruguayan soccer standout bit a third opponent, and this time some bettors saw it coming.
The facilities are there if the U.S. takes over Qatar's 2022 bid, but the economic impact may not be. The one in 1994 cost us $9 billion.
Of the 10 largest nations in the world, only four play in the World Cup this year.
NFL, NHL, NBA and Major League Baseball owners moonlight as soccer fans, to soccer's benefit worldwide.
The World Cup couldn't match the intensity of the NBA Finals, but it's putting up bigger numbers than any other sport.
The NBA, NFL and Major League Baseball have each left vacancies throughout the country, but don't rule out the ABA's effect.