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Autopsy: Soccer Referee’s Death Ruled Homicide

John Bieniewicz died of blunt force trauma to the neck, said Mary Mazur, a spokeswoman for the Wayne County medical examiner’s office.

CBS Detroit–07/03/2014

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10 Rules For The Colombia Vs. Brazil Drinking Game

Now that the U.S. has been knocked out of the World Cup, Americans need a new reason to drink.

07/03/2014

Christian Raja (R), of Brooklyn, reacts at a missed attempt on goal by the United during overtime against Belgium in the World Cup (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

9 Things U.S. Team Fans Will Miss After Their World Cup Exit

Belgium defeated the U.S. 2-1 in full time and deflated the American hype and furor around our new favorite sport-of-the-moment. Although we won’t see the USMNT contend for the title, good times and camaraderie were had by all.

07/02/2014

Bassel Saad (credit: Wayne County Prosecutor's Office)

Witness Says Man Ran Off After Punching Soccer Ref Who Later Died

Listen to the 911 call…

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2014

Fans watch overtime play at Soldier Field between Belgium and the USA in a World Cup match being played at Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil on July 1, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Organizers said 28,000 people attended the watch party at Soldier Field. Belgium won the match 2-1. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Instant Reaction: U.S. Heads Held High After World Cup 2014; The Change Has Already Come

The loss was devastating, but the road ahead looks so much brighter than just two weeks ago.

97.1 The Ticket–07/01/2014

Bassel Saad (credit: Wayne County Prosecutor's Office)

Hospital: Referee Punched During Adult-League Soccer Game Dies

A hospital and a longtime friend say a man who was punched while refereeing an adult-league soccer match has died.

CBS Detroit–07/01/2014

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 22: Fans in Grant Park react during a Group G World Cup soccer match between Portugal and the U.S. on June 22, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Fans were turned away from the free event after a 10,000-person capacity was reached. Portugal tied the score at 2-2 with seconds remaining. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police: Man Critically Injures Ref At Soccer Game

A Detroit-area soccer player faces a felony assault charge for allegedly punching a referee during an adult-league match, critically injuring the ref.

97.1 The Ticket–07/01/2014

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Local Soccer Players Say Ramadan’s Fast Helps Athletes Focus

“You have one straight path and that’s what you want to think — go straight, don’t think of the breaks, don’t think of anything.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2014

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Police: Man Critically Hurts Ref At Soccer Game

The man punched the referee in the head after the referee indicated he planned to eject the player from an adult-league game Sunday at Mies Park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2014

Uruguay's forward Luis Suarez (L) reacts past Italy's defender Giorgio Chiellini during a Group D football match between Italy and Uruguay at the Dunas Arena in Natal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 24, 2014.   AFP PHOTO/ JAVIER SORIANO        (Photo credit should read JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)

Soccer’s Suarez On Bite: My Teeth Hit His Shoulder

Luis Suarez, the Uruguay soccer player who was banned from all games for four months after biting an opponent at the World Cup, says it wasn’t a bite.

97.1 The Ticket–06/29/2014

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