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  • Commentary: US cheated Death and got away with it

    To cheat Death is a tall order, but that's what the U.S. men's soccer team has done. They are advancing in the World Cup and will play Tuesday against Belgium. They won their place as one of the 16 best soccer teams on the planet despite losing 1-0 to...
  • U.S. Emerges From Group Of Death With Renewed Confidence; Belgium Up Next

    U.S. Emerges From Group Of Death With Renewed Confidence; Belgium Up Next
    It was considered the 'Group of Death' in the United States but Juergen Klinsmann's team emerged from Group G to earn a second-round clash with Belgium (Tuesday, 4 p.m., ESPN) and now believe they can really make the world sit up and take notice....
  • World Cup: Belgium defeats South Korea, will face U.S. in round of 16

    World Cup: Belgium defeats South Korea, will face U.S. in round of 16
    Belgium lived on the edge in each match but advanced to face the U.S. in the World Cup knockout round on the backs of its substitutes. Late goals by reserves powered Belgium past Algeria and Russia. Then a Jan Vertonghen goal against South Korea on...
  • No holding back for U.S. in final 16, says Klinsmann

    RECIFE, Brazil, June 26 (Reuters) - The United States gave Germany too much respect, but manager Juergen Klinsmann promised there would be no repeat of their cagey display in the last 16 after they reached the World Cup's knockout stages despite a 1-0...
  • World Cup: U.S. advances to knockout round

    World Cup: U.S. advances to knockout round
    RECIFE, Brazil -- The U.S. may have lost a game Thursday, but it won both a huge amount of respect and a spot in the World Cup’s second round despite dropping a 1-0 decision to Germany in the group-play final for both teams. In a game marred by...
  • Belgium wins, will face U.S. on Tuesday

    Belgium wins, will face U.S. on Tuesday
    Belgium strolled into the World Cup round of Thursday after Jan Vertonghen's late goal gave them a 1-0 win over a South Korean side unable to take advantage of a 45-minute numerical advantage and who exit the tournament. Belgium now faces the United...
  • World Cup: Belgium sweeps Group H, heads to round of 16 with Algeria

    World Cup: Belgium sweeps Group H, heads to round of 16 with Algeria
    Belgium it is. The United States, for its sweet 16 World Cup date, inherits an opponent that unimpressively lorded over Group H. The main colors for the group's closing matches were red and green. The Belgians overcame a red-card ejection late in the...
  • On The Fly: For U.S. A Tie As Good As A Win — Almost

    Although, the United States lost to Germany 1-0 in the World Cup, there still was joy in America. It had advanced. The Americans moved on to the round of 16, despite Germany's winning Group G on Thomas Muller's goal in the 55th minute. Nevertheless, the...
  • 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...
  • U.S. should stay clean as World Cup gets down and dirty

    U.S. should stay clean as World Cup gets down and dirty
    The president of Uruguay doesn't usually get quoted in sports pages, but Jose Mujica said something illuminating the other day: "I didn't see him bite anyone." He was talking about Luis Suarez. Out of 7 billion earthlings, Mujica apparently was the...
  • Thursday's World Cup matchups: U.S. looks to upset Germany

    Thursday's World Cup matchups: U.S. looks to upset Germany
    THURSDAY'S GAMES GROUP G: U.S. VS. GERMANY Where: Recife. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision. The buzz: The U.S. was on to the round of 16 before Portugal scored in the final seconds Sunday to forge a tie. So now the U.S. has to do it again. A...
  • Leading players back Mauresmo's return as Murray's coach

    By Sam Holden LONDON - Serena Williams could not care less, Maria Sharapova thinks it's great and Novak Djokovic admitted his surprise as Wimbledon's title contenders were asked their views on Andy Murray choosing Amelie Mauresmo as his new coach....