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  • Controversial penalty a good lesson for U.S. World Cup team

    Controversial penalty a good lesson for U.S. World Cup team
    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....
  • FIFA bans Franz Beckenbauer for not cooperating with investigation

    FIFA bans Franz Beckenbauer for not cooperating with investigation
    Franz Beckenbauer, who won World Cups with West Germany as both a player and coach, was banned by FIFA on Friday from any association with soccer for 90 days after being accused of not cooperating with an investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup...
  • U.S. team itches to get its World Cup started, already gets lesson

    U.S. team itches to get its World Cup started, already gets lesson
    The U.S. soccer team gathered in a meeting room at the team hotel here 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. And...
  • A primer for Americans on how to watch the World Cup

    This week sports fans around the globe will turn their attention to the most watched athletic event in the world — the soccer World Cup. In remote villages and urban centers, close to 1 billion fans will stop what they are doing and find the nearest...
  • Brazil opens World Cup with heavy expectations of a nation

    Brazil opens World Cup with heavy expectations of a nation
    His full name is Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, an unmanageable mouthful he has thankfully shortened to Neymar. And though he stands just 5 feet 9 on his tippy-toes and weighs 142 pounds dripping wet, for the next month the unpretentious 22-year-old...
  • Brazil, Croatia to kick off 2014 World Cup

    Brazil, Croatia to kick off 2014 World Cup
    Every morning, we'll break down the coming day's World Cup action in Brazil. What's on tap: Brazil vs Croatia, 4 p.m., ESPN Group preview: ¬†Group A. What you’ll see: There’s only one game on the opening day of 2014 World Cup, but it&...
  • A look at 'Hand of God' and other controversial World Cup calls

    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...
  • World Cup: Brazil should eke out a victory over Croatia in the opener

    If, as they say, the past is prelude, Brazil should win today's World Cup blastoff, 1-0. The host with the most — talent, charisma, verve — cannot count on oodles of goals. Because the Brazilians are the only squad among 32 for which...
  • World Cup Sets New Internet-Video Streaming Record

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup is still in its opening round, but the soccer tourney has already broken the previous global record for online-video streaming and set new digital high-water marks for ESPN. Monday's Germany-Portugal match drove a peak of 4.3...
  • Previews of Wednesday's featured World Cup games

    Previews of Wednesday's featured World Cup games
    Group B: AUSTRALIA VS. NETHERLANDS Where: Porto Alegre. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: EPSN, Univision. The buzz: The Dutch scored five times in their opener against Spain, the most a defending World Cup champion has ever allowed in its first game....
  • Day 7 of World Cup: What are players and coaches talking about?

    For an update on teams back in action on Day 7 of the World Cup, let's hear from some of the principals. No writer could say it any better.  "If my boys are happy, then I am happy." --Netherlands Coach Louis van Gaal, explaining why he intended to...