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  • In soccer, 'stoppage time' can lead to confusion and controversy

    In soccer, 'stoppage time' can lead to confusion and controversy
    When John Brooks scored the goal that would give the United States a 2-1 victory over Ghana in its World Cup opener Monday, his teammates knew the end was near. Exactly how near was the question. Because there was no scoreboard clock in the stadium in...
  • Travel distances, hot weather will affect teams in World Cup

    Travel distances, hot weather will affect teams in World Cup
    When the World Cup was awarded to Brazil seven years ago, FIFA, soccer's world governing body, wanted the tournament played in eight cities. Brazil insisted on 12 — and Brazil won. Now that victory is coming back to haunt the host country, which...
  • Galaxy, Chivas USA play to 1-1 draw

    Before the Galaxy played last-place Chivas USA on Sunday, Galaxy defender A.J. DeLaGarza cautioned against discounting Chivas USA. "We can't take anything for granted, definitely not against these guys," DeLaGarza said of the club that shares the...
  • Carnett: With grandkids came a love of soccer

    I came to The Beautiful Game — futbol — rather late in life. I'm referencing, of course, the sport that most Americans know as soccer. Let me warn you. This sort of life-altering process — falling in love with soccer — begins...
  • Juergen Klinsmann has a stake in both U.S. and German World Cup teams

    Juergen Klinsmann has a stake in both U.S. and German World Cup teams
    When the U.S. meets Germany in its final group-play game of this World Cup, Juergen Klinsmann says he'll sing both national anthems before the game. And why not? He's had a hand in getting both teams here, now as coach of the American team and a few years...
  • World Cup: Group H preview

     World Cup: Group H preview
    Algeria FIFA world ranking: 22. Last World Cup: 2010. Best finish: Group stage. How qualified: Beat Burkina Faso in CAF playoff. Fun fact: Author Albert Camus was a goalkeeper in school, which likely makes the University of Algiers the only...
  • Belgium rebuilt its whole soccer system to shape its World Cup team

    Belgium rebuilt its whole soccer system to shape its World Cup team
    When Belgium was knocked out four games into the 2002 World Cup, it looked more like an ending than a beginning. And it was since it marked the conclusion of the country's Golden Generation, a period that saw Belgium qualify for six consecutive World...
  • Landon Donovan joins ESPN's broadcast team for the World Cup

    Landon Donovan joins ESPN's broadcast team for the World Cup
    ESPN announced it added U.S. soccer star Landon Donovan to its studio analyst team for the World Cup. Donovan, widely considered the best player in U.S. soccer history, was controversially left off of Jurgen Klinsmann's 23-man roster for the tournament....
  • Landon Donovan to offer analysis of U.S. team for ESPN during World Cup

    Landon Donovan to offer analysis of U.S. team for ESPN during World Cup
    Cover your ears, Juergen Klinsmann, because payback can be, well, you know. ESPN has hired Landon Donovan, who was cut from the U.S. World Cup team by Klinsmann, to offer commentary on the U.S. team during the World Cup. Donovan will make his debut...
  • How to sound like a soccer expert

    How to sound like a soccer expert
    So the World Cup is here, and you're freaking out because you don't know soccer as well as your co-workers/friends/fellow sexy book club members. Never fear. RedEye caught up with Fire captain Jeff Larentowicz —who's played a handful of games with...
  • Donovan may be entering new phase with U.S. World Cup team

    Donovan may be entering new phase with U.S. World Cup team
    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Landon Donovan on Wednesday spent the first 59 minutes of the U.S. national team's friendly against Mexico on the bench, a place he’s not accustomed to being for that long. But it’s a place Donovan, the leading scorer in...
  • Juergen Klinsmann's son apologizes for tweet mocking Landon Donovan

    Juergen Klinsmann's son apologizes for tweet mocking Landon Donovan
    Jonathan Klinsmann, son of U.S. soccer coach Juergen Klinsmann, apologized Thursday night for sending out a disrespectful tweet about Landon Donovan after Donovan was cut from the U.S. World Cup team Thursday. In the tweet, Klinsmann wrote “...