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  • Sports TV and radio: Monday's 6/30 log (updated Saturday PM)

    7 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon (mostly No. 1 Court and outer courts).--ESPN 8 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon (mostly Centre Court).--ESPN2 10:30 a.m.    Basketball: Jan. 1997: Phoebus girls vs. Kecoughtan.--LSC 48 11:30 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon (mostly No. 1...
  • 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...
  • Al menos 21 muertos y 17 heridos en explosión en capital de Nigeria

    ABUYA (Reuters) - Al menos 21 personas murieron y 17 resultaron heridas el miércoles en una explosión en un atestado distrito de compras en la capital nigeriana, dijo un portavoz de la policía. No quedó claro inmediatamente qué provocó la explosión....
  • Europeos tenían razón: latinoamericanos "invaden" octavos y son candidatos a ganar Copa

    BELO HORIZONTE Brasil (Reuters) - Las selecciones de América Latina han ratificado en la primera ronda del Mundial lo que analistas y entrenadores europeos vaticinaban: que iban a jugar prácticamente como en casa y que sería casi imposible que la Copa...
  • ANALISIS-MUNDIAL-Messi se encamina a unirse a los grandes de la historia

    (Reuters) - El doblete anotado el miércoles por Lionel Messi en el triunfo de Argentina 3-2 sobre Nigeria sugiere que el cuatro veces Jugador Mundial del Año podría estar listo para acceder a un lugar entre los grandes futbolistas de todos los tiempos,...
  • World Cup roundup: Nigeria, Switzerland book spots in Round of 16

    World Cup roundup: Nigeria, Switzerland book spots in Round of 16
    Xherdan Shaqiri netted the second hat trick of the tournament to send Switzerland through to the Round of 16 in the World Cup. The Swiss were joined by Nigeria, who moved out of Group F despite a loss to Argentina and Lionel Messi, who scored two more...
  • France, Switzerland, Nigeria on edge of advancing at World Cup

    Half of the sweet 16 cast is complete. Raise your hand if you had Mexico, Chile, Greece and Costa Rica, who represent half of the qualifiers so far. With your other hand, reach into your pocket and dig out cash to buy a lottery ticket -- because you are...
  • World Cup round-up: FIFA charges Luis Suarez in biting incident

    World Cup round-up: FIFA charges Luis Suarez in biting incident
    FIFA has charged Luis Suarez for the biting incident in Tuesday's World Cup win over Uruguay. It is the third such incident in Suarez's career, and if the panel finds Suarez guilty of the assault, he can be banned for between two matches and 24 months....
  • Explosion hits World Cup viewing area in northeast Nigeria

    Explosion hits World Cup viewing area in northeast Nigeria
    DAMATURU Nigeria - An explosion tore through a venue in the northeast Nigerian town of Damaturu where fans had gathered to watch a World Cup soccer match on Tuesday, a police official said. Several pickup trucks carrying bodies arrived at the nearby...
  • MUNDIAL-Selección iraní tiende puentes con Estados Unidos pese a larga enemistad

    Por Alan Baldwin CURITIBA Brasil (Reuters) - El aburrido empate sin goles de Irán contra Nigeria en su debut en el Mundial de Brasil pudo no ser muy auspicioso para el fútbol pero demostró el poder del deporte para superar divisiones políticas....
  • Suicide bomber on tricycle taxi detonates explosives at World Cup viewing in Nigeria

    Witnesses have reported that a suicide bomber on a tricycle taxi triggered an explosion that blasted a World Cup viewing center in northeast Nigeria, killing several people. Hospital workers said the death toll likely will rise with 15 people critically...
  • World Cup round-up: Messi lifts Argentina; U.S. opens vs. Ghana

    World Cup round-up: Messi lifts Argentina; U.S. opens vs. Ghana
    Lionel Messi scored his first goal in a World Cup since 2006 to lead Argentina to a tournament-opening win over Bosnia and Herzegovina. The best player in the world has not had the best track record in World Cups, but leading La Albiceleste in its rival...