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  • As the World Cup turns and the ball rolls, authors weigh in

    The World Cup took a break on Friday. After 15 days of uninterrupted kicking of soccer balls in assorted Brazilian cities, and with 16 teams now moving on to the second round, televisions around the globe fell silent. Which became the perfect time to...
  • Muslim players at World Cup try to deal with Ramadan

    The holy month of Ramadan began Saturday night, which is forcing dozens of Muslim players still competing in the World Cup to decide whether to give up food and liquids during daylight hours, as their faith demands, or continue to train and play normally,...
  • World Cup preview: Algeria faces massive test against Germany

    World Cup preview: Algeria faces massive test against Germany
    The World Cup has introduced some unfamiliar sports lingo to casual soccer followers, who can now display (or feign) expertise in cocktail party chatter by referring to the strategical tactic of "parking the bus." The phrase refers to a team,...
  • World Cup: Germany escapes scare in 2-1 win over Algeria

    World Cup: Germany escapes scare in 2-1 win over Algeria
    For most of the bigwigs in the World Cup field, the appropriate theme song is the old Ringo Starr standard "It Don't Come Easy." The degree of difficulty turned out stunningly high for Germany against Algeria, continuing a tournament theme with...
  • Germany needs extra time to beat Algeria 2-1

    Germany needs extra time to beat Algeria 2-1
    PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil -- Germany were pushed all the way by an inspired Algeria on Monday before Andre Schuerrle and Mesut Ozil eventually secured them a 2-1 extra-time victory to send them into a mouthwatering World Cup quarter-final meeting with France....
  • Klinsmann criticizes referee choice for Belgium match

    Klinsmann criticizes referee choice for Belgium match
    SALVADOR, Brazil - United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann has criticized FIFA for appointing an Algerian referee to officiate his side's World Cup second-round match against Belgium on Tuesday. The U.S. scored a late winner against Algeria in the World...
  • U.S. versus Belgium: Each team's road to World Cup knockout round

    U.S. versus Belgium: Each team's road to World Cup knockout round
    Belgium and the U.S. had quite different experiences advancing to the round of 16, although fans of both teams probably lost a good bit of sleep along the way. Belgium advanced cleanly at the top of its group with three wins, but each came on late...
  • Juergen Klinsmann not happy with referee assigned to U.S.-Belgium game

    Juergen Klinsmann not happy with referee assigned to U.S.-Belgium game
    Since moving to his adopted country, German-born Juergen Klinsmann has picked up on the gamesmanship for which the fraternity of American sports coaches is notorious. On the eve of its World Cup encounter with Belgium, the Team USA headmaster griped...
  • 2014 World Cup Schedule

    2014 World Cup Schedule
    THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014 Brazil 3, Croatia 1 FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014 Mexico 1, Cameroon 0 Netherlands 5, Spain 1 Chile 3, Australia 0 SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014 Colombia 3, Greece 0 Costa Rica 3, Uruguay 1 Italy 2, England 1 Ivory Coast 2, Japan 1 SUNDAY,...
  • Thursday's World Cup matchups: U.S. looks to upset Germany

    Thursday's World Cup matchups: U.S. looks to upset Germany
    THURSDAY'S GAMES GROUP G: U.S. VS. GERMANY Where: Recife. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision. The buzz: The U.S. was on to the round of 16 before Portugal scored in the final seconds Sunday to forge a tie. So now the U.S. has to do it again. A...
  • World Cup: U.S. advances to knockout round

    World Cup: U.S. advances to knockout round
    RECIFE, Brazil -- The U.S. may have lost a game Thursday, but it won both a huge amount of respect and a spot in the World Cup’s second round despite dropping a 1-0 decision to Germany in the group-play final for both teams. In a game marred by...
  • 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...