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  • 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...
  • World Cup round-up: Mexico, Costa Rica seek CONCACAF bids

    World Cup round-up: Mexico, Costa Rica seek CONCACAF bids
    Brazil needed penalty kicks to advance, while Colombia's James Rodriguez continued to prove himself as one of the top players in the entire tournament with two goals to lead Los Cafeteros to the quarterfinals. Chile gave the host country all it could...
  • World Cup round-up: Netherlands, Costa Rica advance

    World Cup round-up: Netherlands, Costa Rica advance
    Arjen Robben's skill -- and theatrics -- may have helped the Netherlands advance to the quarterfinals of the World Cup. Did Robben flop? That was the question many were asking after the Netherlands overcame a one-goal deficit in the final minutes of...
  • Toast-worthy getaways in Florida, the Americas

    Toast-worthy getaways in Florida, the Americas
    There’s nothing more refreshing than a free, or low-cost libation to launch a summer getaway to Florida or the Americas. Here are some toast-worthy offers to consider this season. At Miami, South Beach And Vero Beach In Florida: Kimpton’s...
  • Digital detox getaways in Florida and the Caribbean

    Digital detox getaways in Florida and the Caribbean
    For a while, hotels and resorts touted such perks as iPod docks, free Wi-Fi, and even use of free iPads. But some guests, weary of hours sitting in front of a computer/cell phone screen and being bombarded by texts, and emails, tweets and instagrams, seem...
  • World Cup: You love it, Orlando

    World Cup: You love it, Orlando
    The World Cup continues to score big time in Orlando ratings. The United States-Germany was the most-watched program last week with 309,932 total viewers -- 276,825 on ESPN and 33,107 on Univision. Those ratings don't capture everyone who watched at...
  • Costa Rica gets past Greece on penalties

    Costa Rica gets past Greece on penalties
    RECIFE, Brazil -- Costa Rica's magical World Cup journey continued in dramatic fashion on Sunday as Los Ticos advanced to their first-ever quarterfinals after knocking off Greece, 5-3, on penalty kicks after the sides played to a 1-1 draw after extra time...
  • 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...
  • Netherlands edges Costa Rica, 4-3, in penalty kicks

    Netherlands edges Costa Rica, 4-3, in penalty kicks
    The Dutch held off on their final substitution for a reason. Tim Krul comes on at keeper for Jasper Cillessen. The matchup is rusty but rested man in goal with one who is exhausted but in the zone. Costa Rica will lead off. Round one of the shootout:...
  • 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,...
  • The Dutch, Argentines aren't only ones saying adios to Costa Rica

    The Dutch, Argentines aren't only ones saying adios to Costa Rica
    Viewers with no dog in the fight between the Netherlands and Costa Rica might have asked themselves: Do we pull for the big, bad favorite that ascribes to a delightful brand of soccer or root for the heartwarming Cinderella whose ultra-defensive...
  • Costa Rica hace historia, gana 5-3 por penales a Grecia y clasifica a cuartos

    Costa Rica hace historia, gana 5-3 por penales a Grecia y clasifica a cuartos
    La selección de fútbol de Costa Rica hizo historia el domingo al alcanzar los cuartos de final del Mundial después de vencer 5-3 en definición por penales a Grecia, luego de igualar 1-1 en los 90 minutos reglamentarios. El arquero de Costa Rica,...