| Jun 29, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Waving flags, honking horns and chanting for their team, hundreds of soccer fans gathered Sunday afternoon in Huntington Park after Mexico’s loss to the Netherlands in its World Cup match.
Police in riot gear stood down one boisterous group...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Whatever the outcome, Huntington Park police were ready.
They closed a three-block stretch of Pacific Boulevard. They put extra patrols on the street, including officers on horseback. Emergency response teams throughout the county were placed on alert....
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
MUNICH - Chris Miller and Phil Lord's "22 Jump Street," Jon Favreau's "Chef" and Mike Cahill's "I Origins" play out of competition as part of the Intl. Program at Croatia's 61st Pula Film
Festival, whose lineup was unveiled Wednesday in Zagreb.
| Jul 7, 2014
| 6:49 PM
A FIFA disciplinary committee announced Monday it will not take action against Colombian defender Juan Zuniga, whose rough tackle in Friday's quarterfinal game knocked Brazil's Neymar out of the World Cup because of a fractured vertebra.
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:46 AM
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
| Jul 20, 2014
| 4:30 AM
PULA, Croatia -- The President of Croatia, Ivo Josipovic, opened the Pula Film Festival Saturday in the Pula Arena, the Roman amphitheater that serves as the fest's main screening venue.
The opening ceremony, which aired live on local TV, was followed...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:16 AM
The Silvestre Varela header silenced celebrations, but it has not extinguished the U.S. hopes to advance in the World Cup.
The Americans still sit in good position to move on to the knockout stages, with some statistics saying the probability is as high...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:44 AM
The easy adage is scoreless draws are a boring indictment of the beautiful game. Mexico and Brazil proved otherwise in an up-and-down, back-and-forth game on Tuesday.
While neither team could find the net -- Mexico has goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa to...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 7:45 AM
It is a stunning end to one of the most dominant eras in international soccer.
Spain, which won two European championships and the 2010 World Cup, was eliminated from the World Cup after two games and two losses. An undeniable dynasty, Spain was the...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:02 AM
The result was as expected. The path to victory...not so much.
Brazil needed the aid of a controversial penalty kick to overcome Croatia, 3-1, in the World Cup opener on Thursday. After falling behind, 1-0, on Marcelo's own goal, it was Neymar who...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The 2014 FIFA World Cup has just kicked off, and after the opening match it's already a bigger phenom than this year's Academy Awards on social networks.
According to Facebook, the opening match Thursday -- Brazil's 3-1 defeat of Croatia -- generated...