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  • Coach has right touch for the Dutch

    Perhaps it was a joke. Or more mind games from a man who has become a master at them. Either way, Aloysius Paulus Maria van Gaal — better known as Louis to friends and family — caused quite a stir last spring when he said the only job he...
  • Germany crushes Brazil in World Cup semifinal, 7-1

    Maybe Brazil wasn't that good to begin with. Or maybe Germany really is that much better. Or, perhaps, the pressure on a young, inexperienced Brazilian team was simply too much to bear. There were almost as many explanations for Brazil's historic...
  • Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat; some turn sarcastic

    Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat; some turn sarcastic
    The last time Brazil hosted soccer's World Cup, a humiliating 2-1 loss to Uruguay went down in history as a trauma that permanently damaged the country's psyche. Generations after that defeat in 1950, the national team was under enormous pressure not to...
  • Cup brings whole new world to Brazil

    Cup brings whole new world to Brazil
    Ana Ramos was flabbergasted when she found out that she was considered a "gringo" in Recife, a host city for the World Cup soccer tournament in Brazil. After all, Ramos has always lived in Mexico. "That's them! The Americans," said Ramos, who was...
  • Argentina, Germany scoreless at half

    Argentina, Germany scoreless at half
    RIO DE JANEIRO - From Buenos Aires to the Brandenburg Gate, millions of people were getting ready to watch Sunday's World Cup final between Germany and Argentina in Brazil. In Rio de Janeiro, which is hosting the final, the party was already in full...
  • Overpass collapses, crushing bus in World Cup host city in Brazil

    An overpass collapsed in the World Cup host city Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on Thursday. At least one person was dead and 10 were injured, according to Brazilian media outlet Globo.com, which cited fire officials. Tweets showed the collapse, which pinned...
  • World Cup on Friday: France vs. Germany, Brazil vs. Colombia

    World Cup on Friday: France vs. Germany, Brazil vs. Colombia
    FRIDAY'S QUARTERFINALS FRANCE VS. GERMANY Where: Rio de Janeiro. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ESPN2, Univision. The buzz: No European team has ever won a World Cup in the Americas, but with two European countries meeting in this quarterfinal, the...
  • Manaus waits to see if the World Cup sows future benefits

    MANAUS, Brazil The World Cup game between Honduras and Switzerland last week wasn't a particularly glamorous matchup, but it may have been historic nonetheless. It was the fourth and final FIFA World Cup match played at Manaus' new Arena da Amazonia,...
  • World Cup: Neymar of Brazil runs afoul of FIFA with headphones choice

    Superstar Brazilian striker Neymar has gotten just one caution from a referee in the World Cup but now he's in danger of being red-carded by FIFA. Neymar drew the ire of soccer's global governing body by wearing Beats by Dre headphones to a news...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 7/4 log (updated Thursday AM)

    8 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon (primarily semifinals: Novak Djokovic vs. Grigor Dimitrov; Milos Raonic vs. Roger Federer).--ESPN 9 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One practice (in Silverstone, England).--NBCSN 9:30 a.m.    Golf: French Open second round (in...
  • Argentines flood Rio for World Cup championship

    RIO DE JANEIRO The Buenos Aires taxicab pulled up to Maracana Stadium Friday afternoon with a giant Argentina flag flapping from its trunk after a 37-hour journey. Out popped Ariel Banega, Juan Arrieta and brothers Matias and Diego Romero Vetera all in...