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  • World Cup: Germany is favored, but Argentina has ability to upset

    The 2014 World Cup is about to be concluded with the final Sunday in Rio de Janeiro at the historic Estadio do Maracana. After 63 games, Germany and Argentina are left to battle for the most coveted trophy in sports. This pairing is not surprising...
  • Great eats for World Cup fever

    Great eats for World Cup fever
    World Cup fans fiercely rooting for either Argentina or Germany to win the finals match Sunday in Brazil will be sporting their allegiance with team jerseys and colors, music, national flags and lots to drink. The hungry will show their loyalties with...
  • Argentina, Germany scoreless at half

    Argentina, Germany scoreless at half
    RIO DE JANEIRO - From Buenos Aires to the Brandenburg Gate, millions of people were getting ready to watch Sunday's World Cup final between Germany and Argentina in Brazil. In Rio de Janeiro, which is hosting the final, the party was already in full...
  • Germany defeats Argentina, 1-0, to win World Cup title

    Lionel Messi's header over the ball further deflates Argentina. To guard against more headers, Germany starts to insert 6-foot-6 defender Per Mertesacker, but there is no stop in action to allow him on. He finally enters in the 120th minute and for the...
  • Germany, Argentina World Cup fans in Chicago show their true colors

    Germany, Argentina World Cup fans in Chicago show their true colors
    Last August, Jeff Heil spent about $100,000 to buy new televisions and a sound system and break down a wall to make the ultimate World Cup viewing space in the Irving Park German restaurant his family has owned since 1977. His investment paid off Sunday,...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Local Fans As Intense As Any

    Jeff Jacobs: Local Fans As Intense As Any
    Draped in a German flag, shouting at the large-screen television in his native tongue, Steven Koegler was a portrait of unrestrained joy. Slumped in a corner table, still trying to make sense of it all an hour after the World Cup final had ended, Hector...
  • Argentina defaults on international debt, blames U.S.

    Argentina defaults on international debt, blames U.S.
    Argentina’s bonds and stocks fell sharply in trading Thursday as the country slid into default on its international debt for the second time in 13 years. As eleventh hour negotiations between government negotiators and "vulture" funds holding...
  • Políticos y jugadores asisten a velorio de mandamás del fútbol argentino

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Políticos y futbolistas desfilaban el jueves en el velorio de Julio Grondona, quien durante 35 años lideró la Asociación del Fútbol Argentino (AFA) y llegó a ser el segundo dirigente de mayor peso en la FIFA, en un acto en el...
  • Muere Julio Grondona, jefe de AFA y hombre fuerte de FIFA

    (Actualiza con detalles, reacción Conmebol y presidente FIFA; agrega autor) Por Luis Ampuero BUENOS AIRES, jul 30 (Reuters) - El presidente de la Asociación del Fútbol Argentino (AFA) y vicepresidente de la FIFA, Julio Grondona, murió el miércoles a los...
  • Telecom Argentina dice gana 1.805 mln pesos en 1er semestre 2014

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Telecom Argentina dijo el miércoles que ganó 1.805 millones de pesos (221,9 millones de dólares) en el primer semestre del año, lo que representó un incremento interanual del 24 por ciento. En el primer trimestre de este año la...
  • Argentine FA chief, FIFA executive Grondona dies

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine Football Association president Julio Humberto Grondona died in hospital on Wednesday at the age of 82, South American soccer's governing body CONMEBOL said. Grondona, who became AFA chief in 1979 during the former...
  • Julio Grondona, un polémico caudillo del fútbol sudamericano en el mundo

    Julio Grondona, un polémico caudillo del fútbol sudamericano en el mundo
    Fernando Czyz Buenos Aires, 30 jul (EFE).- Julio Grondona falleció el miércoles dejando un legado de 35 años al frente de la Asociación del Fútbol Argentino (AFA) y de 26 años como miembro del Comité Ejecutivo de la FIFA. Con su mano dura y una...