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  • World Cup preview: Group D rundown

    World Cup preview: Group D rundown
    A look at the teams competing in Group D at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil: WORLD CUP PREVIEW GROUP D COSTA RICA FIFA World ranking: 28. Last World Cup: 2006. Best World Cup finish: Round of 16 (1990). How qualified: CONCACAF runner-up. It's...
  • 2014 World Cup: Full TV Schedule

    All 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup from Brazil will be broadcast live on ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 in English and on Univision Communications broadcast and cable nets in Spanish. The tournament kicks off June 12, culminating with the championship game July 13...
  • 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....
  • Costa Rica looks to continue its dominance with win over England

    Costa Rica looks to continue its dominance with win over England
    Murderers' row. That's how Costa Rica's opponents in Group D were portrayed. All are former World Cup champions. All arrived at this soccerpalooza ranked in FIFA's top 10. Somehow the unheralded squad mowed down Uruguay and Italy. If England, the only...
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies: Author inspired many films, to mixed results

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies: Author inspired many films, to mixed results
    The late author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died Thursday at age 87, was best known as a Nobel Prize-winning novelist and pioneer of the genre known as magical realism. But the prolific Colombian writer also had ties to the movies. Marquez's work...
  • World Cup round-up: Italy-Uruguay battle for spot in knockout round

    World Cup round-up: Italy-Uruguay battle for spot in knockout round
    Mexico got to Brazil on the back of Graham Zusi's goal.  El Tri has taken advantage of its opportunity. Mexico advanced to the knockout stages with a decisive 3-1 win over Croatia. All four goals came in the final 18 minutes of the match, with Mexico...
  • World Cup Group D: Uruguay and Costa Rica advance

    World Cup Group D: Uruguay and Costa Rica advance
    Give Group D a grade of D for an unstimulating windup to its round-robin schedule. The quartet slogged through more than three hours, scoring just one goal among them and slowing the momentum at a largely enthralling World Cup. Uruguay, a man up from...
  • State, region have caught World Cup fever

     State, region have caught World Cup fever
    America's sporting obsessions are reserved for prime time and/or weekends. Pro football, college football, NASCAR, the World Series of Poker. Oh, there are exceptions. Early-round NCAA basketball tournament games on Thursday and Friday afternoons....
  • Uruguay beats Italy to advance; Greece late winner

    Underscoring a power shift away from Europe, Uruguay fought — and apparently even bit — its way to a 1-0 victory over Italy Tuesday to move to the World Cup's next round with Costa Rica, which sent England home without a single victory after a...
  • Picking winners and losers for World Cup beer drinking

    Picking winners and losers for World Cup beer drinking
    A couple of weeks into the 2014 World Cup and the first games in the Round of 16 are shaping up. There will be some exciting match-ups this weekend, and while I’m no expert on the beautiful game, I know my way around a beer list. Here are my...
  • World Cup Round of 16 set as U.S., Algeria advance

    World Cup Round of 16 set as U.S., Algeria advance
    The World Cup round of 16 is set, and the tournament now changes as every team begins its win or go home mentality. The U.S. and Algeria joined group winners Germany and Belgium as the final four teams to move out of the group stage and into the...
  • Bruce Arena analyzes U.S.-Germany game, looks ahead to U.S.-Belgium

    Bruce Arena analyzes U.S.-Germany game, looks ahead to U.S.-Belgium
    Arena is general manager and coach of the Galaxy and was coach of the U.S. team at the 2002 and 2006 World Cups. In a battle between two very determined and organized teams, the United States lost to Germany, 1-0, on Thursday, but the U.S. squad...