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  • Netherlands defeats Costa Rica in penalty shootout

    Netherlands defeats Costa Rica in penalty shootout
    Costa Rica was supposed to have gone home a long time ago. Before Brazil, it had qualified for only three World Cups, making it out of the group stage only once. It was no better then the third-best qualifier from its own region. But on Saturday it...
  • Egypt's president won't 'interfere' in verdict against journalists

    Striking a defiant tone amid a cascade of international criticism, President Abdel Fattah Sisi declared Tuesday that he would not intercede in the case of three journalists for  Al Jazeera who were sentenced a day earlier to lengthy prison terms. The...
  • World Cup games Saturday on TV

    World Cup games Saturday on TV
    A look at the two World Cup quarterfinal games scheduled for Saturday in Brazil. ARGENTINA VS. BELGIUM Where: Brasilia. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ABC, Univision. The buzz: Lionel Messi will make his 91st appearance for the Argentine national team in...
  • All eyes on Arjen Robben in Netherlands-Costa Rica World Cup game

    All eyes on Arjen Robben in Netherlands-Costa Rica World Cup game
    Arjen Robben made a mistake. No, not diving -- a habitual act of folly perpetrated by  the fast Netherlands forward -- against Mexico. It was Robben, while casting himself as an honest man, acknowledging afterward that he dove. (Which literally makes it...
  • 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...
  • Netherlands completes World Cup semifinalists with win over Costa Rica

    Netherlands completes World Cup semifinalists with win over Costa Rica
    Costa Rica was supposed to have gone home a long time ago. Before Brazil, it had qualified for only three World Cups, making it out of the group stage once. It was no better than the third-best qualifier from its own region. But Saturday the little...
  • 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...
  • Bruce Arena: Germany, Netherlands are likely World Cup finalists

    Bruce Arena: Germany, Netherlands are likely World Cup finalists
    The 2014 World Cup in Brazil went from having a high rate of scoring to a quarterfinal round that produced five goals in four games. However, as the last week of the competition unfolds, traditional powers Brazil, Germany, Argentina and the...
  • Treat the World Cup semis like March Madness

    Treat the World Cup semis like March Madness
    With the U.S. out of the World Cup, you may be wondering "what's in it for us?" in this week's semifinals. There's plenty, I can assure you. A new patriotism If you knew the U.S. had a shot to win gold in curling in the next Winter Olympics, you'd...
  • San Diego Comic-Con TV Schedule: Will Your Favorite Shows Be There?

    San Diego Comic-Con celebrates its 45th year from Wednesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 27, and once again, dozens of networks and TV studios will descend on the city with hundreds of stars and producers to promote their new and returning shows -- but...
  • Your guide to The Comedy Exposition, Chicago's homegrown stand-up festival

    Your guide to The Comedy Exposition, Chicago's homegrown stand-up festival
    When local comedian Katie McVay discovered in December that the Just For Laughs Festival was not returning to Chicago this year, she tweeted the news and posted it on Facebook with a plea for someone to put together an event to make up for the loss....
  • Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat

    Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat
    SAO PAULO -- The last time Brazil hosted soccer's World Cup, a humiliating 2-1 loss to Uruguay went down in history as a trauma that permanently damaged the country's psyche. Generations after that defeat in 1950, the national team was under enormous...