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  • 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...
  • Brazil-Mexico winner probably headed to knockout round of World Cup

    Brazil-Mexico winner probably headed to knockout round of World Cup
    Because of pretzel logic unique to FIFA, one World Cup team could virtually clinch a berth in the round of 16 before two others lace up their boots for the first time. The second of three games Tuesday pairs Brazil with Mexico. Both opened with...
  • 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...
  • World Cup games Sunday on TV

    World Cup games Sunday on TV
    SUNDAY'S GAMES GROUP H: BELGIUM VS. RUSSIA Where: Rio de Janeiro. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ABC, Univision. The buzz: Belgium was expected to go far in this tournament, but it struggled to finish in an opener in which it dominated possession and outshot...
  • Soccer's biggest headache

    Soccer's biggest headache
    Here's what we know about Clint Dempsey's night during the dramatic 2-1 win by the United States over Ghana: He scored the fifth-fastest goal in World Cup history, just 29 seconds in. Then, with about 10 minutes to go in the first half, he took a...
  • World Cup round-up: Mexico draws Brazil; Spain-Chile prepped for key showdown

    World Cup round-up: Mexico draws Brazil; Spain-Chile prepped for key showdown
    The easy adage is scoreless draws are a boring indictment of the beautiful game. Mexico and Brazil proved otherwise in an up-and-down, back-and-forth game on Tuesday. While neither team could find the net -- Mexico has goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa to...
  • Beer-of-the-month: Boon Oude Geuze

    Beer-of-the-month: Boon Oude Geuze
    What it is: One of Belgium's legendary gueuze beers. Though not a common style among American brewers, gueuze is a Belgian standard marked by tartness resulting from "spontaneous fermentation" — the process (or lack thereof) of capturing yeast...
  • Funny Balloons Charms Buyers with Cantet's 'Ithaca' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Peter Danner's Funny Balloons has charmed Cannes buyers with Cuba-set "Return to Ithaca," directed by Laurent Cantet, best known for his Palme d'Or-winning "The Class." The film pre-sold to the U.K. (Network), Italy (Lucky Red), Spain (Golem), Portugal...
  • Cannes Festival: Full 2014 Lineup

    Opener Grace of Monaco (1) Olivier Dahan, France-U.S.-Belgium-Italy Competition The Captive Atom Egoyan, Canada Clouds of Sils Maria Olivier Assayas, France-Switzerland-Germany Foxcatcher Bennett Miller, U.S. Goodbye to Language Jean-Luc Godard,...