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  • Neymar's break is a bad one for Brazil

    Neymar's break is a bad one for Brazil
    He was a big part of the team's spine, the backbone of a high-energy attack that had Brazil poised to win a record sixth World Cup in next weekend's final. But now that Neymar's own backbone has been fractured, Brazil's title chances may be broken as...
  • Netherlands coach walks fine line with his goalkeepers

    Netherlands coach walks fine line with his goalkeepers
    Goalkeeping is a lonely existence. You stand in front of the goal, often reduced to a spectator, as your 10 teammates zip up and down the field. The blame aimed your way often overwhelms the plaudits. Anyone with a fragile psyche need not apply. The...
  • World Cup: Previewing Tuesday's Brazil-Germany semifinal

    World Cup: Previewing Tuesday's Brazil-Germany semifinal
    BRAZIL VS. GERMANY Where: Belo Horizonte. Time: 1 p.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision. The buzz: Brazil, a five-time champion and playing at home, meets Germany, whose three titles are second-most in the tournament's modern era. Both teams are unbeaten,...
  • Frans Hoek, el secreto de Holanda en el Mundial

    Frans Hoek, el secreto de Holanda en el Mundial
    Juan José Lahuerta Río de Janeiro, 8 jul (EFE).- Cuando Tim Krul detuvo dos penaltis a Costa Rica y clasificó a Holanda para las semifinales del Mundial, todas los focos apuntaron a Louis Van Gaal y su libreta. Su decisión de sustituir al guardameta...
  • "La Sele" es recibida en Costa Rica como héroes

    "La Sele" es recibida en Costa Rica como héroes
    SAN JOSE - La selección de fútbol de Costa Rica llegó el martes a San José donde fue recibida por miles de entusiastas aficionados que la vitorearon después de su histórica participación en la Copa del Mundo de Brasil. El presidente de Costa Rica,...
  • Argentina Advances On Penalty Kicks

    SAO PAULO, Brazil – For all his individual brilliance, one of the knocks against Lionel Messi has always been that he's only as good as the players around him. Surround him with an all-star team like he has at Barcelona and he wins six La Liga...
  • MUNDIAL-Inglaterra pondrá a jóvenes en la cancha contra Costa Rica

    BELO HORIZONTE Brasil (Reuters) - El técnico de Inglaterra, Roy Hodgson, dijo que formará el equipo titular con varios novatos para disputar el último encuentro del Grupo D del Mundial el martes contra Costa Rica, para darles una oportunidad en el...
  • World Cup round-up: Costa Rica stuns Italy, advances to knockout stage

    World Cup round-up: Costa Rica stuns Italy, advances to knockout stage
    There have been eight teams to win a World Cup. Costa Rica drew three of those teams in its group. The Ticos have now beaten two of those countries. Costa Rica has officially become the Cinderella of the World Cup. The Ticos, expected to be just a...
  • Previewing Tuesday's World Cup games

    TUESDAY'S GAMES GROUP D: ITALY VS. URUGUAY Where: Natal. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision. The buzz: Uruguay and Italy enter their group-play finale tied for second in the table but facing different challenges to reach the second round....
  • Go Away With ... Bert Kreischer

    Go Away With ... Bert Kreischer
    On his Travel Channel series, "Trip Flip," comedian and on-air personality Bert Kreischer surprises people with action-packed vacations that are designed to fulfill items on their travel bucket list. Kreischer, 41, resides in Los Angeles with his family....
  • Costa Rica fight back to stun Uruguay 3-1

    Costa Rica fight back to stun Uruguay 3-1
    Two goals in four dramatic second-half minutes set lowly Costa Rica on their way to a deserved 3-1 victory over Uruguay on Saturday in the biggest upset of the World Cup so far. The Uruguayans took the lead in the Group D clash thanks to a disputed...
  • World Cup of hurt: A look at standouts stung by injury

    The sport known as football almost everywhere beyond our borders bears few similarities to the USA's heavily padded version. Here is one timely likeness: The roll call of ailing players scratched from the tournament is long enough to resemble the NFL...