| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:01 PM
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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:46 PM
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...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 11:55 AM
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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The unwanted distinction of biggest bust at the previous World Cup boiled down to two longtime heavyweights, France and Italy.
Neither won a single match. France (0-2-1), torn apart by infighting, eked out just one goal. Italy (0-1-2) did marginally...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:36 AM
La selección de fútbol de Costa Rica se clasificó el viernes para octavos de final del Mundial por segunda vez en su historia tras derrotar por 1-0 a Italia, resultado que además dejó a Inglaterra sin posibilidades de avanzar en el Grupo D.
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:27 PM
For eight days last month, Crescenta Valley High teacher Christina Engen took night hikes in a Costa Rica jungle, observing leatherback sea turtles that were laying eggs along the coastline of the Pacuare Nature Reserve.
Through Ecology Project...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 8:28 PM
El académico centroizquierdista Luis Guillermo Solís ganó el domingo la presidencia de Costa Rica arrasando con su rival del partido gobernante, que se había retirado el mes pasado de la carrera por la segunda vuelta electoral, según el primer conteo...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 5:13 PM
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.
| Apr 18, 2014
| 8:22 AM
San José, 18 abr (EFE).- Con pocas pertenencias, pero mucho espíritu aventurero, tres amigos costarricenses iniciaron hoy una travesía de 20.000 kilómetros que los llevará en un vehículo hasta el sur del continente para vivir la fiesta del...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 2:30 AM
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| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:55 AM
The United States will open play in the 2014 World Cup on June 16 in Natal, Brazil, in a Group G game against Ghana, a team that has eliminated it from the last two tournaments.
The Americans were drawn into Group G along with Germany and Portugal....