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  • 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...
  • MUNDIAL-Veloz Grecia finalmente muestra que sabe atacar, espera por Costa Rica

    BELO HORIZONTE Brasil (Reuters) - La selección de Grecia está tratando de despojarse de su imagen de mentalidad defensiva en el Mundial tras su victoria en el último suspiro ante Costa de Marfil, mientras se prepara para enfrentar al seguro Costa Rica...
  • Orgulloso Balotelli responde a críticas tras eliminación de Italia

    (Reuters) - El delantero de la selección italiana de fútbol Mario Balotelli respondió a las críticas, algunas de ellas motivadas por temas raciales, por su desempeño en el Mundial de Brasil y aclaró que no será el chivo expiatorio de la decepcionante...
  • 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...
  • Costa Rica iguala 0-0 con Inglaterra y gana Grupo D, el de "la muerte"

    BELO HORIZONTE Brasil (Reuters) - La selección de Costa Rica salió invicta del Grupo D tras empatar el martes 0-0 con Inglaterra y se aseguró el primer lugar del denominado "grupo de la muerte" del Mundial, después de superar en la serie a Uruguay e...
  • 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...
  • Costa Rica ties England, wins Group D

    Costa Rica ties England, wins Group D
    BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil -- Costa Rica claimed the top spot in Group D on Tuesday after holding England to a scoreless draw at the Estadio Mineirao. Few had Costa Rica pegged to accomplish much in the "group of champions", but Los Ticos proved their...
  • Costa Rica iguala 0-0 con Inglaterra y se impone en el Grupo D

    Costa Rica iguala 0-0 con Inglaterra y se impone en el Grupo D
    BELO HORIZONTE - La selección de Costa Rica salió invicta del Grupo D tras empatar el martes 0-0 con Inglaterra y se aseguró el primer lugar de uno de los "Grupo de la Muerte" del Mundial, después de superar en la serie a Uruguay e Italia. 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...
  • Plenty of kicks, few complaints so far at World Cup in Brazil

    After the Greece-Japan World Cup match here Thursday night, groups of Japanese fans wandered outside the stadium for awhile, asking around for the location of public transportation back to a city center that does not exist. Eventually, they found a taxi...
  • Costa Rica pulls another World Cup shocker with 1-0 win over Italy

    Costa Rica pulls another World Cup shocker with 1-0 win over Italy
    Mario Balotelli tweeted that he would welcome a peck on the cheek from Queen Elizabeth II as a reward if his Italy team kept alive England's chances to advance in the World Cup by downing Costa Rica. Final score: Costa Rica 1, Italy 0. Does this mean...
  • Another happy day for Costa Ricans in Southland: a victory over Italy

    Another happy day for Costa Ricans in Southland: a victory over Italy
    As time wound down against Italy, people from one of the world's happiest countries broke down in tears. Happy tears. Costa Rica had made it to the knockout round of the World Cup. Costa Rica may be some 2,800 miles from Southern California but at the...