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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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, 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....
  • 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, 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;...
  • Copa Mundial: Ecuador pierde frente a Suiza, que impuso su estrategia

    Copa Mundial: Ecuador pierde frente a Suiza, que impuso su estrategia
    Brasilia - Suiza se impuso   a Ecuador por 2-1 en el debut de ambos equipos en el Mundial de Brasil, gracias a un gol en tiempo añadido de Haris Seferovic, delantero de la Real Sociedad, que rompió un empate con el que los suramericanos parecían haberse...
  • World Cup 2014: Group-by-group schedules

    World Cup 2014: Group-by-group schedules
    The United States will open play in the 2014 World Cup on June 16 in Natal, Brazil, in a Group G game against Ghana, a team that has eliminated it from the last two tournaments. The Americans were drawn into Group G along with Germany and Portugal....
  • Holy anole! Pinocchio lizard not extinct. But what's with the nose?

    Holy anole! Pinocchio lizard not extinct. But what's with the nose?
    The Pinocchio lizard -- the anole with the extra-long proboscis -- is not extinct after all. It has been rediscovered deep in the cloud forests of Ecuador. Researchers practically fell over it. A release from Ecuador ecotourism operator Tropic quotes...