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  • For U.S. soccer fans, shared disappointment in World Cup loss to Belgium

    For U.S. soccer fans, shared disappointment in World Cup loss to Belgium
    The U.S. soccer team may have failed to get into the quarterfinals in its 2-1 World Cup knockout loss to Belgium on Tuesday, but for many fans who gathered across the Southland to watch, it wasn’t a complete loss. From downtown Los Angeles to...
  • After World Cup loss, U.S. fans don't waffle in their pride

    After World Cup loss, U.S. fans don't waffle in their pride
    Hide your waffle irons, America. After the U.S. lost, 2-1, in extra time to Belgium in the World Cup Round of 16, the domestic reaction has been more resigned pride than vitriol. Still, the Belgian waffle had already been the target of some American...
  • U.S. loses to Belgium, 2-1, as its World Cup run ends

    Cinderella’s glass slipper cracked. Seabiscuit pulled up lame on the backstretch. Kirk Gibson’s long drive died on the warning track. After a remarkable underdog run through four games and one overtime period, the U.S. soccer team’...
  • U.S. ends World Cup run in same place, but some see progress

    U.S. ends World Cup run in same place, but some see progress
    Four years ago, the U.S. made it to the second round of a World Cup before having its tournament end in a 2-1 loss in overtime. The same thing happened Tuesday in Brazil when Belgium eliminated the U.S., in overtime, by the same score. The go-ahead goal...
  • More than 25,000 crashed 'the world's party' at Soldier Field

    More than 25,000 crashed 'the world's party' at Soldier Field
    Disappointed fans streamed out of Soldier Field on Tuesday afternoon when the United States lost to Belgium in extra time, ending the U.S. team's run in the World Cup, but the viewing party that organizers say drew 28,000 people led many to reflect on the...
  • Blame Separatism And Zenophobia On European Union

    When the dyspeptic poet Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), who loathed Belgium even more than most things, was asked to imagine an epitaph for that nation, he suggested: "At last!" Which is how many Europeans feel about the rapidly growing disgust with the...
  • A Kennedy Stirs Connecticut's Politics

    State Sen. Ed Meyer, D-Guilford, will not seek a sixth term in November. He has been a brave soldier in the endless battle to protect the public's right to know what its government is doing. This is harder duty than most people think. Those invested...
  • World Cup round-up: Germany crushes Portugal; Brazil set for Mexico

    World Cup round-up: Germany crushes Portugal; Brazil set for Mexico
    Thomas Muller scored a hat trick to lead Germany to a 4-0 win over Portugal in the Group G opener.  Muller, the 24-year-old striker, now has eight goals in seven career World Cup games. The win puts Germany firmly in charge of the group, while it also...
  • American Craft Beer Week

    American Craft Beer Week
    Rare craft beers don't last long in South Florida. Often, when a new beer is released, people run to liquor stores and buy it in bulk. Julian Siegiel, co-owner of Riverside Market and Cafe, often orders those beers. But he doesn't sell them right away....
  • 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,...
  • Belgium rebuilt its whole soccer system to shape its World Cup team

    Belgium rebuilt its whole soccer system to shape its World Cup team
    When Belgium was knocked out four games into the 2002 World Cup, it looked more like an ending than a beginning. And it was since it marked the conclusion of the country's Golden Generation, a period that saw Belgium qualify for six consecutive World...
  • Juergen Klinsmann says U.S. winning World Cup is not realistic

    Juergen Klinsmann says U.S. winning World Cup is not realistic
    When Juergen Klinsmann played and coached for the German national team, the expectations heading into a World Cup were always the same. "They expect the title," he said Wednesday. "It's simple as that. There is no discussion about 'oh, how far will they...