Robots aim to beat humans at soccer

If you are an Arsenal supporter that goes without saying, but judging by this first person/robot view at the recent Robocup, our robot overlords will need the next thirty years to catch up to us humans.  You can dive into the science and plenty of action from the last five years that the B-Human team, featured here, has been trying to bend it like Beckham.

Soccer goes high tech at the Robot World Cup

Why watch real people exert energy playing sports when you can just watch robots do it!? Well, that is the general idea behind the Robot World Cup, or RoboCup, held in Istanbul, Turkey.

Year's top searches center on BP and soccer

The BP oil spill proved more interesting than any celebrity this year, according to Yahoo's round-up of the top search queries of the year.

Robots learn physics to hone football skills

Carnegie Mellon scientists are teaching physics to robots to improve their soccer-playing performance.