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  • U.S. holds Cristiano Ronaldo in check -- until final 30 seconds

    U.S. holds Cristiano Ronaldo in check -- until final 30 seconds
    For 94 1/2 minutes, the U.S. transformed the peerless Cristiano Ronaldo into merely a cut above an everyday player. Not one of his shots was cause for alarm. Aside from the early pass that was poorly cleared by American defender Geoff Cameron and...
  • Injured Ronaldo leaves practice early

    Injured Ronaldo leaves practice early
    BRASILIA -- Cristiano Ronaldo ended his participation in a Portugal training session early on Wednesday and left the pitch with ice on his knee, Portuguese media reported. The website of the sports paper Record showed Ronaldo walking off with a large...
  • U.S. left in World Cup limbo as late goal gives Portugal stunning tie

    As World Cup journeys go, the U.S. has gone from being in the driver's seat to having to ask for help in getting where they'd like to be. That's how big Portugal's goal in the closing seconds of stoppage time looms for the U.S., which had to settle...
  • U.S. tie vs. Portugal sets ratings records

    U.S. tie vs. Portugal sets ratings records
    More than 18.2 million U.S. viewers watched the United States tie Portugal during a World Cup soccer match on Sunday night, making it the most-viewed soccer match by a U.S. audience. ESPN, which is owned by Walt Disney Co, has been setting U.S....
  • World Cup round-up: Ghana draws Germany; U.S. through with win

    World Cup round-up: Ghana draws Germany; U.S. through with win
    The U.S. is in control of its World Cup destiny. Ghana shocked many by holding World Cup favorites Germany to a 2-2 draw on Saturday, giving the U.S. a window to advance to the knockout stages with a win over Portugal on Sunday evening. André Ayew's...
  • World Cup's brave new world

    World Cup's brave new world
    The game wasn't pretty, but in this World Cup tipped upside down, it makes sense that a loss equaled a win for a U.S. team that now advances to the knockout stage. By staying close to Germany in a rain-soaked 1-0 defeat, the Americans sneaked through...
  • Dos jugadores de Florida luchan por EEUU en el Mundial

    Dos jugadores de Florida luchan por EEUU en el Mundial
    Dos sur floridanos se encuentran en Brasil con el mismo objetivo: Ganar la Copa Mundial. Uno, Jozy Altidore, de 24 años, nacido en New Jersey de padres haitianos pero criado en Boca Ratón, llegó a formar parte de la selección estadounidense, tras...
  • U.S.-Portugal World Cup preview - Can the Americans advance?

    U.S.-Portugal World Cup preview - Can the Americans advance?
    The promise of the knockout stages looms as the U.S. prepares to take on Portugal on Sunday evening. The opponent has an injury list that could fill a starting team. The Americans must find the right way to replace injured forward Jozy Altidore. A...
  • When watching U.S.-Germany, keep an eye on Ghana-Portugal

    When watching U.S.-Germany, keep an eye on Ghana-Portugal
    A peculiarity of these last four days at the World Cup is the burden on some teams to track two matches at once. Their own, of course, plus the concurrent one involving other members of their group. Take Team USA. For all of the attention it will pay to...
  • Central Florida's Graham Zusi makes final USA World Cup roster, star Landon Donovan cut

    Central Florida's Graham Zusi makes final USA World Cup roster, star Landon Donovan cut
    Graham Zusi became the first Orlando-area athlete to be named to a U.S. men's national team World Cup roster, but his inclusion Thursday was overshadowed by other stunning news. U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann cut star midfielder Landon Donovan from the...
  • 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...
  • World Cup round-up: Germany crushes Portugal; Brazil set for Mexico

    World Cup round-up: Germany crushes Portugal; Brazil set for Mexico
    Thomas Muller scored a hat trick to lead Germany to a 4-0 win over Portugal in the Group G opener.  Muller, the 24-year-old striker, now has eight goals in seven career World Cup games. The win puts Germany firmly in charge of the group, while it also...