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    Video: Supermodel Adriana Lima kicks off World Cup fever with Kia
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    Americans, it has been said time and time again, will never embrace soccer. Not when we have so many other sports (like baseball, basketball, hockey and American football) to watch, cheer on and follow. But if anyone can change minds, surely it's Adriana Lima. The Latin American supermodel ...

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    Report: QB says University of Alabama offered him a Corvette to play football
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    The University of Alabama Crimson Tide football team could be in some hot water, following a pair of posts on social media. The first post was sure to raise a few eyebrows on its own. It's an Instagram of sophomore running back Derrick Henry standing in front of his new Dodge Challenger (we're ...

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    Read This: Motorsports safety icon Bill Simpson hits the gridiron to fight concussions
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    We're going to switch gears and step away from the automotive realm for a minute and talk about football. It's one of America's favorite sports, with pro and college teams duking it out on the gridiron every fall and on into winter. It's inherent danger, though, has been making news the last few ...

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    Report: Racing helmet legend Bill Simpson turning his attention to pro football safety
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    Bill Simpson has turned his helmet expertise toward reducing the number of concussions in football. Simpson has been manufacturing helmets for motorsports for years, turning his experience as a drag racer and a driver in the Indianapolis 500 into safer equipment for use at the track, but it ...

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    Video: Watch some drunk German football fans cheer on a parallel parker
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    Europeans, as we know, take their football (our soccer) seriously – it isn't until a team wins that their fans can stop being so focused and have some serious fun. Exhibit A: after the German national team beat Argentina in Euro 2012, some chaps still full of cheer (and beer, presumably) ...

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    Bears blanking Packers could win you free car
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    The emphasis, in this case, rests heavily on the word "could." The mere question of a bet between two folks at Sawicki Motors in Rochelle, Illinois ultimately resulted in the dealership's general manager, Ron Matula, offering anyone a free car if the Chicago Bears can shut out the Green Bay ...

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    Official: Chrysler signs on as Official Car of the NFL... in the UK?
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    Football is big in the UK, but when the Brits talk about football, they're referring to what we call soccer. Even so, American football has its fans in Great Britain, and not just when Peter Griffin got traded from the New England Patriots to the London Silly-Nannies or when the Marines stationed ...

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    Followup: Dodge FIFA World Cup ad forgets where the Challenger is built
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    Three horsemen of the Revolutionary War – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Is there anything more American than taking someone else's hard work and claiming it for our own? Probably not. Maybe it's some sort of collective synaptic impulses left over from our former masters in the ...

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    Video: Soccer Hooligans Beware - It's the World Cup crash test
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    World Cup crash test – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Unless you've spent any time overseas during a World Cup celebration, you really can't comprehend how crazy fans go for their respective teams. With the event only coming around once every four years, everyone has plenty of ...

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    Funny Car Commercial of the Day: Free kick edition
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    Goooooooaaaaallll! – Click above to watch the video after the break
    Football fans – or, if you happen to live in the United States... soccer fans – are well aware that 2010 is the year of the FIFA World Cup. The international competition has been run every four year since 1930, ...

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    Motorsports and soccer are the Superleague Formula
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    Click the above picture for more Superleague Formula photos.Superleague Formula might sound like a new comic book or a cough syrup but in fact it is the title of a new open-wheel race series coming in August 2008. It plays on the idea that people can't get enough open-wheel racing between all the ...

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    Fantasy Football: Lamborghini Gallardo "Italia"
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    Some travelers insist that a country's character and culture are best understood by tasting their local food. We'll offer instead that you can tell the most about a country by looking at the special-edition cars honoring their football teams. In America, for example, you might find a pick-up truck ...

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    VIDEO: Superbowl Spot Smackdown - Honda jumps in for the 4th quarter
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    Honda's adding to the Super Bowl spot cacaphony this year, joining Toyota, GM, and Ford. Almost as important as the football, the commercials are often more entertaining than the game itself, and it's not unheard of for non-sports folks to actually tune in for the commercials. While there are often ...

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    Passing in the Corner: F1 and Soccer cross paths
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    As two of the world's most popular and action-packed sports, F1 racing and soccer ("football" to just about everyone outside North America) share more in common than you'd think. This past season, the F1 race calendar was adjusted to avoid conflicting with the World Cup. No wonder, as grands prix ...

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    European car market takes a dip with the commencement of the World Cup
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    Those crazy Europeans and their love of socc... er, we mean football... Auto manufacturers are bracing for impact upon the start of the World Cup, which promises to divert the attention of many a potential car buyer to the telly, where England reportedly has a brilliant chance of grabbing the ...

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    Fever(ed) Pitch: World Cup mania casts spell on motorists
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    World Cup hooliganism is a well-documented phenomenon. From crazed fans cheering for their teams in new and inordinate ways, to local pub punch-ups, soccer football mania is a way of life for millions around the globe. As it happens, back in England, word is that the mania extends to driving ...

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    Celebrity update: Beckham bounces back with Audi Q7
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    Our friends at Luxist report that ex-BMW-owner David Beckham is back on the road, this time in a shiny new Audi Q7. It seems that Beckham's Real Madrid squad are sponsored by Audi, who gifts each of its 23 stars with a new Audi every year. Beckham's newest 4x4 is a 4.2FSI finished in pearlescent ...

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    Celebrity shocker: Beckham's Bimmer boosted - again!
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    Real Madrid superstar and English soccer football hero David Beckham has lost his second BMW in just six months. In the latest heist, his armored BMW X-5, which was fitted with the latest in high-tech security features (including an ignition requiring a unique ID code to start the engine), was ...

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    TGIF: Toyota Aygo soccer video
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    The guys at Top Gear really know how to show a small hatchback a good time... by using it to play soccer. Five a side "football" with Toyota Aygos pits red versus blue for the ultimate sporting experience. Don't try this at home, though -- we hope the Top Gear body shop repair specialists ...

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