SAO PAULO -- In the latest case of football-related violence in the host country of the 2014 World Cup, a second-division match in Brazil was stopped when fans threw rocks and explosives on the field.
There were no reports of serious injuries in Friday's game between Avai and host Paysandu in the northern city of Belem. Police said some Paysandu fans were detained.
Television images showed one bomb thrown from the stands and exploding a few feet from police officers on the field. A few fans...