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  • Scolari makes six changes for Netherlands clash

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari made six changes to his starting lineup for Saturday's World Cup third-place match against the Netherlands, with Jo coming in to replace Fred at centre forward. Captain Thiago Silva returns to the...
  • Argentines flood Rio for World Cup championship

    RIO DE JANEIRO The Buenos Aires taxicab pulled up to Maracana Stadium Friday afternoon with a giant Argentina flag flapping from its trunk after a 37-hour journey. Out popped Ariel Banega, Juan Arrieta and brothers Matias and Diego Romero Vetera all in...
  • The balletic ‘Bounden’ is a pas de deux with Player 2

     
    I had only known Eline Muijres for a few minutes before our first dance, and it wasn’t long before I […]...
  • Cash-short Argentines flood Rio in hope of basking in World Cup glory

    Cash-short Argentines flood Rio in hope of basking in World Cup glory
    Tens of thousands of Argentines, most without game tickets and unable to find or afford hotel rooms, have descended on Rio de Janeiro for Sunday's World Cup final pitting their nation's blue-and-white-clad soccer heroes against Germany. At the...
  • World Cup fans join for soccer revelry in Pompano Beach

    World Cup fans join for soccer revelry in Pompano Beach
    A Davie couple traveled to Brazil for the World Cup and returned in time to catch Saturday's match on a 21-foot LCD screen planted on the shores of Pompano Beach. "It's almost like we never left," said Burak Bayazitoglu, as he noted the surrounding...
  • Host Brazil gives up third place to the Netherlands, 3-0

    Host Brazil gives up third place to the Netherlands, 3-0
    As the Brazilian midfielder Oscar juked into the box, ball at his toe, and went down on impact precipitated by defender Daley Blind, the referee began digging out a punitive card. With a successful penalty kick, Brazil's deficit would shrink to one in the...
  • Netherlands beats Brazil, 3-0, in World Cup's third-place game

    Netherlands beats Brazil, 3-0, in World Cup's third-place game
    One more, with gusto for the Dutch, who finish off Brazil, 3-0, in the third-place game of the World Cup. Arjen Robben, who seems to have a role in every scoring threat for the Netherlands, starts another with a dribble down the right side and a dish...
  • World Cup: Germany is favored, but Argentina has ability to upset

    The 2014 World Cup is about to be concluded with the final Sunday in Rio de Janeiro at the historic Estadio do Maracana. After 63 games, Germany and Argentina are left to battle for the most coveted trophy in sports. This pairing is not surprising...
  • Which Is Correct: 'The Ukraine' Or 'Ukraine'?

    Q: Why is Ukraine sometimes called "the Ukraine"? – Deb Carter, Felton, Calif. A: This is a timely and relevant question, loaded with geopolitical implications. And it raises a far more serious issue: why we sometimes call Donald Trump "The Donald....
  • World Cup notes: U.S. gains a strong foothold in international soccer

    World Cup notes: U.S. gains a strong foothold in international soccer
    The unprecedented level of interest this World Cup has earned in the United States has top officials at FIFA, world soccer's governing body, believing the sport may finally be turning the corner in a country where it has had to fight for attention in a...
  • World Cup on Saturday: Brazil vs. Netherlands in third-place game

    BRAZIL VS. NETHERLANDS Where: Brasilia. Time: 1 p.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision. The buzz: It's a game the Dutch don't want to play and one the Brazilians think they must win. That's pretty much all you need to know about Saturday's World Cup...