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  • Fest planner: West Fest, Roscoe Village Burger Fest, Windy City Smokeout, more

    Fest planner: West Fest, Roscoe Village Burger Fest, Windy City Smokeout, more
    The forecast for this weekend? Deliciousness. If you've wandered anywhere near the Loop this week, you're probably aware that the massive annual eat-a-thon known as Taste of Chicago already is underway, but two smaller fests—Windy City Smokeout...
  • Treat the World Cup semis like March Madness

    Treat the World Cup semis like March Madness
    With the U.S. out of the World Cup, you may be wondering "what's in it for us?" in this week's semifinals. There's plenty, I can assure you. A new patriotism If you knew the U.S. had a shot to win gold in curling in the next Winter Olympics, you'd...
  • World Cup hits sweet spot in changing Orlando, U.S.

    World Cup hits sweet spot in changing Orlando, U.S.
    The World Cup remains red-hot as a global phenomenon, but in Orlando reaction to this year's soccer tournament reveals a changing culture and a booming audience bolstered by nationalism, technology and the sport's personalities. Shawn Bartelt has...
  • World Cup games Saturday on TV

    World Cup games Saturday on TV
    A look at the two World Cup quarterfinal games scheduled for Saturday in Brazil. ARGENTINA VS. BELGIUM Where: Brasilia. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ABC, Univision. The buzz: Lionel Messi will make his 91st appearance for the Argentine national team in...
  • Argentina's Lionel Messi still has one man to beat

    Argentina's Lionel Messi still has one man to beat
    Lionel Messi is loved in Argentina. But Diego Maradona is adored. Messi is the choir boy, the good kid who was too small to play soccer but worked hard, ate all his vegetables and became the greatest player in the world. Overlook a couple of cases of...
  • 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...
  • Argentina vs. Belgium: Which team will take first World Cup loss?

    Argentina vs. Belgium: Which team will take first World Cup loss?
    Funny thing about Belgium. It is one of only two unbeaten and untied teams in the World Cup but has led for a mere 52 out of 390 minutes played, plus stoppage time. Next up for the Belgians is Argentina, the other squad that entered the quarterfinals 4-...
  • Lionel Messi, Argentina move a step closer to World Cup title

    Lionel Messi, Argentina move a step closer to World Cup title
    Now that Cristiano Ronaldo, Luis Suarez and James Rodriguez have all gone home and Brazil's Neymar has gone to the hospital, this World Cup belongs to Argentina's Lionel Messi. Nobody knows that better than Belgium, which pushed, pummeled and...
  • Argentina beats Belgium, reaches semifinals

    Argentina beats Belgium, reaches semifinals
    Now that Cristiano Ronaldo, Luis Suarez and James Rodriguez have gone home and Brazil’s Neymar has gone to the hospital, this World Cup belongs to Argentina’s Lionel Messi. And nobody knows that better then the players on Belgium’s...
  • Commentary: Passion is a good thing

    Sitting in the barber's chair Tuesday morning, the question took me slightly aback: "Where are you watching the game today?" It wasn't Super Sunday. There were no national championship games on tap. It wasn't even the morning of the seventh game of the...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 7/5 log (updated Friday PM with Orioles-Red Sox makeup game at 1 p.m.)

    6 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France stage 1 (in Leeds to Harrogate, England).--NBCSN 8 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One British Grand Prix qualifying(at Silverstone).--CNBC 8 a.m.    Golf: French Open third round (in Paris).--Golf 9 a.m.    Tennis:...
  • World Cup showcases national anthems

     World Cup showcases national anthems
    Chicagoan Roxanne Spruance has heard "The Star-Spangled Banner" countless times before sporting events, but this week, as she stood among thousands of red, white and blue-cloaked fans at Soldier Field to watch the U.S. play Belgium in a World Cup match,...