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  • World Cup: Brazil tied with Croatia at halftime, 1-1, despite own goal

    During warmups, a host nation gasped at the sight of -- or getting word about -- Neymar wincing and limping. At a Monday practice, the young man who carries the two-ton mantle of Brazil's soccer savior rolled his ankle. If these Brazilians lean more...
  • Croatia dispatches Cameroon from World Cup with 4-0 rout

    Croatia dispatches Cameroon from World Cup with 4-0 rout
    An elimination Wednesday at the World Cup concluded with Croatia's 4-0 beat-down of Cameroon, which began the match minus its most acclaimed player and ended it without perhaps the next one. Cameroon can commiserate with Spain and Australia. All fell to...
  • Croatia cruises past 10-man Cameroon

    Croatia cruises past 10-man Cameroon
    MANAUS, Brazil -- Croatia kept its hopes of a berth in the Round of 16 alive by routing 10-man Cameroon in a 4-0 victory at the Arena Amazonia on Wednesday. Ivica Olic scored just 11 minutes into the affair to put Niko Kovac's men in front, but the...
  • Guess which wines are in the Smithsonian's '101 Objects That Made America'

    Guess which wines are in the Smithsonian's '101 Objects That Made America'
    California wine received a rare honor when the Smithsonian Institution chose the two bottles that won the famous Paris Tasting of 1976 as part of the museum’s online exhibit “101 Objects That Made America.” The two bottles are, of...
  • Letters: Exactly where in Africa?

    Regarding the May 11 "Your Scene" shot: Titling it "Peaceable Kingdom in Africa" is like running a photo of Descanso Gardens and identifying it as "Lovely Garden in North America." M. Ludmer Westwood   Regarding "ATMs Can Be Your BFF When Abroad,"...
  • Travel films and programs: March 24-29

    ANTARCTICA Slide show Distant Lands staffer Julia Hagie will share stories and photos of her trip to South Georgia Island, the South Shetlands and the Antarctic Peninsula. When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena....
  • Planning your trip to Croatia

    If you go THE BEST WAY TO DUBROVNIK, CROATIA From LAX, Lufthansa, British, KLM, United, Delta and Air France offer connecting service (change of planes) to Dubrovnik. Restricted round-trip fares range from $1,089 to $1,671, including taxes and fees....
  • World Cup schedule: When to watch the group-play games on TV

    World Cup schedule: When to watch the group-play games on TV
    The 2014 World Cup officially gets underway Thursday in Brazil when the host country takes on Croatia at 1 p.m. PDT on ESPN. But what about the rest of the games? Are you trying to plan your days so you can watch all the matches? Below is the entire...
  • Controversial penalty a good lesson for U.S. World Cup team

    Controversial penalty a good lesson for U.S. World Cup team
    SAO PAULO — The U.S. soccer team gathered in a meeting room at the team hotel Thursday afternoon to watch the opening game of a World Cup it won't officially become part of until Monday, when it meets Ghana in the northeastern coastal city of Natal....
  • FIFA bans Franz Beckenbauer for not cooperating with investigation

    FIFA bans Franz Beckenbauer for not cooperating with investigation
    Franz Beckenbauer, who won World Cups with West Germany as both a player and coach, was banned by FIFA on Friday from any association with soccer for 90 days after being accused of not cooperating with an investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup...
  • U.S. team itches to get its World Cup started, already gets lesson

    U.S. team itches to get its World Cup started, already gets lesson
    The U.S. soccer team gathered in a meeting room at the team hotel here Thursday afternoon to watch the opening game of a World Cup it won't officially become part of until Monday, when it meets Ghana in the northeastern coastal city of Natal. And...
  • A primer for Americans on how to watch the World Cup

    A primer for Americans on how to watch the World Cup
    This week sports fans around the globe will turn their attention to the most watched athletic event in the world — the soccer World Cup. In remote villages and urban centers, close to 1 billion fans will stop what they are doing and find the nearest...