Greens within a whisker of upsetting CSKA Moscow
Panathinaikos came mighty close to snatching home advantage from CSKA Moscow in Game 1 of the Euroleague play-offs on Wednesday, but eventually succumbed to its host in Russia in overtime, with a 77-74 score.
The Miami Herald
5 Russia players to watch at the World Cup
Alexander Kerzhakov came on as a substitute the last time Russia qualified for the World Cup in 2002, and he'll be in Brazil this year looking for more.
Musa: Osaze can't threaten my World Cup place
CSKA Moscow forward Ahmed Musa has welcomed the possibility of Peter Osaze Odemwingie's return to the Nigeria national team fold ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Seedorf tips Honda for strong World Cup
The AC Milan midfielder has failed to shine at San Siro since joining from CSKA Moscow but his coach expects him to play a pivotal role for his country in Brazil this summer AC Milan coach Clarence Seedorf believes that midfielder Keisuke Honda is ready to make an impact for Japan at the World Cup .
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FIFA approves Bayern Munich forward Julian Green's switch to US from Germany
The 18-year-old Bayern Munich forward, who was born in Tampa, Fla., played for Germany in three qualifiers for the 2014 European Under-19 Championship, making his debut last Oct. 10 against Belarus.