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  • World Cup Round of 16 set as U.S., Algeria advance

    World Cup Round of 16 set as U.S., Algeria advance
    The World Cup round of 16 is set, and the tournament now changes as every team begins its win or go home mentality. The U.S. and Algeria joined group winners Germany and Belgium as the final four teams to move out of the group stage and into the...
  • World Cup round-up: Costa Rica stuns Italy, advances to knockout stage

    World Cup round-up: Costa Rica stuns Italy, advances to knockout stage
    There have been eight teams to win a World Cup. Costa Rica drew three of those teams in its group. The Ticos have now beaten two of those countries. Costa Rica has officially become the Cinderella of the World Cup. The Ticos, expected to be just a...
  • World Cup round-up: Ghana draws Germany; U.S. through with win

    World Cup round-up: Ghana draws Germany; U.S. through with win
    The U.S. is in control of its World Cup destiny. Ghana shocked many by holding World Cup favorites Germany to a 2-2 draw on Saturday, giving the U.S. a window to advance to the knockout stages with a win over Portugal on Sunday evening. André Ayew's...
  • World Cup roundup: Germany, France advance; U.S. faces Belgium

    World Cup roundup: Germany, France advance; U.S. faces Belgium
    France left it late but managed to get past upset-minded Nigeria with a 2-0 win in the second round of the World Cup. Paul Pogba broke the scoreless tie with a goal in the 79th minute and Joseph Yobo finished the match off with a goal two minutes into...
  • World Cup roundup: Nigeria, Switzerland book spots in Round of 16

    World Cup roundup: Nigeria, Switzerland book spots in Round of 16
    Xherdan Shaqiri netted the second hat trick of the tournament to send Switzerland through to the Round of 16 in the World Cup. The Swiss were joined by Nigeria, who moved out of Group F despite a loss to Argentina and Lionel Messi, who scored two more...
  • World Cup round-up: Argentina-Belgium, Holland-Costa Rica square off

    World Cup round-up: Argentina-Belgium, Holland-Costa Rica square off
    The joy of Brazil advancing to the World Cup semifinals on Friday was tempered by the loss of its star, Neymar. The 22-year-old playmaker suffered a fractured vertebra in his lower back when he was kneed in the back by Colombia's Juan Camilo Zuniga...
  • World Cup round-up: FIFA charges Luis Suarez in biting incident

    World Cup round-up: FIFA charges Luis Suarez in biting incident
    FIFA has charged Luis Suarez for the biting incident in Tuesday's World Cup win over Uruguay. It is the third such incident in Suarez's career, and if the panel finds Suarez guilty of the assault, he can be banned for between two matches and 24 months....
  • World Cup semifinal preview: Argentina vs. Netherlands

    World Cup semifinal preview: Argentina vs. Netherlands
    Brazil is still coping with the agony of a humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in the semifinal. Sure the Brazilians figured they were a long shot to win the Cup after losing so many key players, but no one expected Germany to set a record for goals in a...
  • Is Argentina's Lionel Messi better than legend Diego Maradona?

    Is Argentina's Lionel Messi better than legend Diego Maradona?
    Will this finally be Argentina star striker Lionel Messi's magical World Cup? After so many quiet World Cup appearances, few seemed to expect much from Messi. FC Barcelona, a European soccer team with deep pockets to pay for all-star talent, put Messi...
  • Argentina scrambles to avoid default as Wednesday midnight deadline looms

    WASHINGTON Argentina officials met Tuesday with a mediator in New York in a last-ditch move to resolve a dispute with American creditors that has the South American nation on the brink of default, a development that would have dire consequences for the...
  • Argentine default: Billions on the line

    WASHINGTON Argentina and a group of American hedge funds that own Argentine bonds were negotiating Tuesday seeking an agreement on repayment of Argentina's debt. If no agreement is reached and Argentina doesn't repay the bondholders by Wednesday, it...
  • Argentina is declared in selective debt default after talks fail

    WASHINGTON Standard & Poor's declared Argentina in selective default Wednesday afternoon after it failed to reach an agreement with American holdout creditors in the final hours of negotiations Wednesday. It marked Argentina's second default in 13 years....