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  • Scoreless draw gives France top Group E spot

    Scoreless draw gives France top Group E spot
    RIO DE JANEIRO -- France secured the top spot in Group E on Wednesday by getting a 0-0 draw against 10-man Ecuador at the Maracana. Les Bleus, who entered the final match of the group stage with six points from their first two matches, were a virtual...
  • Xherdan Shaqiri's hat trick lifts Switzerland

    Xherdan Shaqiri's hat trick lifts Switzerland
    MANAUS, Brazil -- Switzerland advanced to the second round at the World Cup on Wednesday as the team notched a 3-0 win over Honduras courtesy of Xherdan Shaqiri's hat trick, allowing the Swiss to finish in second place in Group E. Switzerland entered...
  • France, Argentina look to clinch top seeds in World Cup Groups E and F

    France, Argentina look to clinch top seeds in World Cup Groups E and F
    Yesterday in one sentence: Luis Suarez really bit someone again, England bored us again, Greece went through on a soft late penalty and there might not be a more enjoyable team in the tournament than Colombia. What’s on tap: Bosnia and Herzegovina...
  • France, Switzerland, Nigeria on edge of advancing at World Cup

    Half of the sweet 16 cast is complete. Raise your hand if you had Mexico, Chile, Greece and Costa Rica, who represent half of the qualifiers so far. With your other hand, reach into your pocket and dig out cash to buy a lottery ticket -- because you are...
  • World Cup round-up: FIFA charges Luis Suarez in biting incident

    World Cup round-up: FIFA charges Luis Suarez in biting incident
    FIFA has charged Luis Suarez for the biting incident in Tuesday's World Cup win over Uruguay. It is the third such incident in Suarez's career, and if the panel finds Suarez guilty of the assault, he can be banned for between two matches and 24 months....
  • Wednesday's World Cup matchups: Nigeria looks to upset Argentina

    GROUP F: NIGERIA VS. ARGENTINA Where: Porto Alegre. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision. The buzz: Thanks to a pair of game-winning goals from Lionel Messi, Argentina has already qualified for the second round and could win the group with anything...
  • Ecuador edges Honduras, 2-1, in World Cup Group E game

    Ecuador edges Honduras, 2-1, in World Cup Group E game
    Honduras avoided a dubious distinction. Alas, the lightly regarded World Cup squad also will avoid the World Cup knockout round. The Hondurans got a Costly goal, but a costly infraction that negated another score as Ecuador eked out a 2-1 win in a group...
  • Valencia leads Ecuador past Honduras

    Enner Valencia continued his scoring tear on Friday, bagging a brace to help Ecuador rebound in Group E play with a 2-1 defeat of Honduras at the Arena da Baixada. Ecuador suffered a last-gasp defeat to Switzerland last time out, and things appeared...
  • Costa Rica looks to finish off England's chances as France, Switzerland square off

    Costa Rica looks to finish off England's chances as France, Switzerland square off
    Yesterday in one sentence: I'm glad I write for an American newspaper and not a British one, because with the controversial Luis Suarez causing the inevitable downfall of the disappointing English national team, I don't think I'd sleep until Tuesday....
  • France and Italy, busts at last World Cup, make strong recoveries

    The unwanted distinction of biggest bust at the previous World Cup boiled down to two longtime heavyweights, France and Italy. Neither won a single match. France (0-2-1), torn apart by infighting, eked out just one goal. Italy (0-1-2) did marginally...
  • World Cup games for Friday TV

    TODAY'S GAMES Group D: ITALY VS. COSTA RICA Where: Recife. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision. The buzz: Both teams won their openers, Italy downing England on Mario Balotelli's goal in the 50th minute and Costa Rica stunning Uruguay behind...