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  • 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...
  • World Cup 2014: Switzerland scores in final minute to edge Ecuador, 2-1

    Last summer, Christian Benitez, the premier scorer on Ecuador's budding World Cup squad, entered the hospital with stomach pains after a match and never left. He died at 27 of heart failure from an undetected congenital ailment. No teammate was more...
  • U.S. Coach Juergen Klinsmann has decisions to make before World Cup opener

    Time is running out for U.S. Coach Juergen Klinsmann, who has a lot of decisions to make before his team opens play in the World Cup this month. The U.S. backline remains unsettled, especially in central defense where Geoff Cameron and Omar Gonzalez 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....
  • 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...
  • World Cup preview: Group E rundown

    A look at the teams competing in Group E at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil: WORLD CUP PREVIEW GROUP E ECUADOR FIFA world ranking: 26. Last World Cup: 2006. Best World Cup finish: Round of 16 (2006). How qualified: CONMEBOL round-robin,...
  • Ecuador sees red at World Cup in scoreless draw with France

    Ecuador sees red at World Cup in scoreless draw with France
    Play was stopped, but the suspense was palpable. France fullback Lucas Digne lay on the turf, shaken up when Ecuador midfielder Antonio Valencia left cleat marks on his leg while they fought for the ball. How would Noumandiez Doue adjudicate the matter?...
  • World Cup schedule: When to watch the group-play games on TV

    The 2014 World Cup officially gets underway Thursday in Brazil when the host country takes on Croatia at 1 p.m. PDT on ESPN. But what about the rest of the games? Are you trying to plan your days so you can watch all the matches? Below is the entire...
  • World Cup round-up: Costa Rica stuns Uruguay; Lionel Messi takes stage

    World Cup round-up: Costa Rica stuns Uruguay; Lionel Messi takes stage
    They were the afterthought of Group D, a team no one expected to gain even a measly point. The Ticos did not care. Costa Rica stunned 2010 World Cup semifinalists Uruguay, 3-1, on Saturday, fighting back from a one-goal deficit to move atop Group D....
  • France, Argentina look to open World Cup campaigns with wins Sunday

    France, Argentina look to open World Cup campaigns with wins Sunday
    Yesterday in one sentence: Nobody needs me to remind them life is unfair, but the fact that we are judged as people on the same scale as Andrea Pirlo is terribly unfortunate for us all. What’s on tap: Switzerland vs. Ecuador, 12 p.m., ABC;...