| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:11 PM
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....
| Jun 12, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Thiago Silva fought back tears as he led his Brazilian teammates out of the tunnel and onto the field Thursday to welcome a World Cup many here thought would never come.
Star striker Neymar, who, at just 22, is carrying the burden of his country's...
| May 14, 2014
| 4:10 PM
According to the old saying, necessity is the mother of invention. And in the case of Vojo Brasnovic, the new general manager of Old World German Restaurant, it was his mother who prompted the necessity.
The Croatia native, who joined the restaurant in...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:18 AM
Donald Sterling isn't the only sports figure whose remarks are causing him trouble.
The international Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld a 10-match suspension of a Croatian soccer player who at a World Cup qualifying match last fall led fans in a...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
All 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup from Brazil will be broadcast live on ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 in English and on Univision Communications broadcast and cable nets in Spanish. The tournament kicks off June 12, culminating with the championship game July 13...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:11 PM
LA CAÑADA — Whether it was his ability to dissect game footage, give one-on-one pool instruction or just relay a life lesson, three-time water polo Olympian Dudo Simenc certainly left an impression at Thursday’s Flintridge Prep water polo...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:51 AM
A controversial call may have spoiled Thursday’s World Cup opener between Brazil and Croatia for many fans across the globe.
Referee Yuichi Nishimura called a penalty kick against Croatia in the 69th minute when Brazilian forward Fred fell...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 11:11 AM
A South Korean company aiming to transform the way Americans experience movies at the multiplex is bringing its "4-D" theater technology to Los Angeles.
Seoul-based CJ Group, the conglomerate that operates Asia's largest theater chain, has signed a deal...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Peter Dinklage stopped by "The Daily Show" on Monday, but Jon Stewart admitted there was very little he could ask the actor. Why? Because Dinklage is starring in "Game of Thrones" and "X-Men: Days of Future Past," two projects very popular in the "spoiler...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
While most of Croatia's coastal towns seem tailor-made for tourism, Split is real and vibrant. Lounging alongside the Adriatic Sea on the famed Dalmatian Coast, Split is Croatia's second-largest city (after capital Zagreb), making it a bustling...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Bob Dylan is under investigation by French authorities over comments he made in a 2012 interview for Rolling Stone in which he appeared to compare Croatia to Nazi Germany.
According to the Paris prosecutor's office, Dylan has been placed under formal...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:55 AM
The United States will open play in the 2014 World Cup on June 16 in Natal, Brazil, in a Group G game against Ghana, a team that has eliminated it from the last two tournaments.
The Americans were drawn into Group G along with Germany and Portugal....