Why Your World Cup Stadium Sucks: Arena Corinthians, São Paulo

Do you like tales of political corruption mixed with a healthy serving of corrupt sports institutions? Look no further than Arena Corinthians, nicknamed Itaquerão. » 7/13/14 1:00pm 7/13/14 1:00pm

Why Your World Cup Stadium Sucks: Estádio Nacional, Brasília

Estádio Nacional has the grim glory of being the most expensive stadium in Brazil, costing some $900m in public funds. (Now with more pictures!) » 7/09/14 2:30pm 7/09/14 2:30pm

Why Your World Cup Stadium Sucks: Estádio Mineirão, Belo Horizonte

FIFA would like you to know that Estádio Mineirão in Belo Horizonte is "one of the most historic venues in Brazilian football." Their sister city is Ft. Lauderdale. Trust your instincts. » 7/08/14 11:30am 7/08/14 11:30am

Why Your World Cup Stadium Sucks: Estádio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre

The Estádio Beira-Rio is a beautiful, if not slightly underwhelming, piece of architecture that gives Porto Alegre two modern multi-use pitches in the course of two years. There's a good chance they didn't need both. » 7/07/14 3:55pm 7/07/14 3:55pm

Why Your World Cup Stadium Sucks: Arena Da Baixada, Curitiba

Arena da Baixada is on the less-sucky end of Brazil's list of World Cup stadiums, but that's not to say it doesn't also kind of suck. » 6/27/14 12:25pm 6/27/14 12:25pm

Why Your World Cup Stadium Sucks: Arena Pantanal, Cuiabá

Arena Pantanal in Cuiabá might as well been built with soybeans and political skullduggery. » 6/18/14 5:15pm 6/18/14 5:15pm

Why Your World Cup Stadium Sucks: Arena Das Dunas, Natal

The United States open up their World Cup against Ghana today at Arena das Dunas. This is why it sucks. » 6/16/14 3:00pm 6/16/14 3:00pm

Something that merits mentioning: The union does not like it when players leave money on the table. I understand I'm looking at the exception at the top of the page but if these guys end up negotiating sub-max deals to play together you best believe the NBAPA will be pissed. As soon as they get their shit together,… » 6/12/14 9:53am 6/12/14 9:53am