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  • Netherlands defeats Costa Rica in penalty shootout

    Netherlands defeats Costa Rica in penalty shootout
    Costa Rica was supposed to have gone home a long time ago. Before Brazil, it had qualified for only three World Cups, making it out of the group stage only once. It was no better then the third-best qualifier from its own region. But on Saturday it...
  • South America, Europe to face off in already memorable World Cup

    The 2014 World Cup has a week to go, and already it is loaded with images that will be engrained in soccer fans' minds for quite some time Spain, England and Italy packing up early; disgraced Uruguayan star Luis Suarez suspended for biting; Mexican...
  • Uruguay's Luis Suarez, gone from World Cup, promises no more biting

    Uruguay's Luis Suarez, who has been suspended three times for biting opponents, said it will never happen again. Again. In 2010, while playing for Ajax in the Dutch Eredivisie, Suarez bit Otman Bakkal, then of PSV Eindhoven, on the shoulder. After...
  • Gilchrist, Musselman win Kirishi Cup with U.S. women's water polo team

    Gilchrist, Musselman win Kirishi Cup with U.S. women's water polo team
    The U.S. women's water polo senior national team, that includes Kaleigh Gilchrist and Maddie Musselman, won the 2014 Kirishi Cup, capping an undefeated week of action with a 6-5 victory over the Netherlands Sunday in Kirishi, Russia. Team USA defeated...
  • As Brazil sputters, World Cup still waits for dominant team to emerge

    As Brazil sputters, World Cup still waits for dominant team to emerge
    Three weeks ago, Juergen Klinsmann predicted his U.S. team wouldn't win the World Cup. And he was right. So who is he picking in the final? "Brazil is the No. 1 name to mention," Klinsmann said Wednesday, "because of their talent [and] their home...
  • U.S. is a few years away from challenging for World Cup title

    As we all know, the United States' World Cup hopes ended Tuesday with a 2-1 overtime loss to Belgium. Belgium clearly dominated the game and if not for the play of goalkeeper Tim Howard this game would have ended in regulation time. Howard had a record-...
  • Q&A: Reality Producer Hopes to Create a New 'Utopia'

    When Dutch producer John de Mol has an idea for a reality show, American network executives tend to pay attention. The exec producer of Talpa Media Group created "Big Brother," "Fear Factor," "Deal or No Deal" and "The Voice," first in Holland before...
  • World Cup round-up: Netherlands bash Spain; England-Italy square off

    World Cup round-up: Netherlands bash Spain; England-Italy square off
    The Netherlands exacted some revenge and then some in a 5-1 bashing of defending World Cup champion Spain on Friday. In a rematch of the final from South Africa, the Oranje broke out with four goals in the second half to embarrass Spain. It was a...
  • European powers England, Italy clash on packed World Cup Saturday

    European powers England, Italy clash on packed World Cup Saturday
    Yesterday in one sentence: It’s a little early to declare a team completely dead, but Spain looked completely dead yesterday. What’s on tap: Colombia vs. Greece, 12 p.m., ABC; Uruguay vs. Costa Rica, 3 p.m.; ABC; England vs. Italy, 6 p.m.,...
  • LACMA's 'Expressionism in Germany and France' an edifying mix

     LACMA's 'Expressionism in Germany and France' an edifying mix
    When German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche declared in 1882 that "Gott ist tot" — God is dead — he could not have known that he was codifying a social and cultural transformation that a generation later would manifest itself in astounding...
  • World Cup 2014: Mario Balotelli helps Italy defeat England, 2-1

    There is a website operator who compiles what he has titled "The Complete History of Mario Balotelli's Shenanigans." Must be a full-time job. Even acknowledging that some entrants are exaggerated or manufactured, 46 seems a lot, especially for a 23-year-...