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  • 2014 World Cup Group Stage superlatives

    2014 World Cup Group Stage superlatives
    The knockout rounds begin today at noon, but before we dive into the Round of 16, let’s take a look at some awards as they might stand through the group stages. Golden Ball: Given to the tournament’s top player, there are plenty of strong...
  • Lori Riley: Wheelchair Athlete Takes On The Obstacles In Cross Country Race

     Lori Riley: Wheelchair Athlete Takes On The Obstacles In Cross Country Race
    WALLINGFORD — Right after Shane Mosko made it over the nine-foot wall, the second obstacle in the Gaylord Gauntlet 5K race, his wheelchair broke. That was just another obstacle for Mosko, who is paralyzed from the waist down, and his group of...
  • Goalie Guillermo Ochoa becomes an instant hero in Mexico

    Goalie Guillermo Ochoa becomes an instant hero in Mexico
    SAO PAULO, Brazil — Mexico's soccer heroes tend to be strikers, the home run hitters of the sport. Players like Hugo Sanchez and Cuauhtemoc Blanco and more recently Chicharito Hernandez and Oribe Peralta are the guys who get the sponsorships and...
  • World Cup on Sunday: Mexico takes on strong Netherlands squad

    World Cup on Sunday: Mexico takes on strong Netherlands squad
    KNOCKOUT STAGE NETHERLANDS VS. MEXICO Where: Fortaleza. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision. The buzz: This could be one of the most interesting matchups of this World Cup given that the teams couldn't be more different. The Dutch lead the...
  • World Cup: Netherlands' top-notch offense vs. Mexico's stingy defense

    A pre-match overview does not get more fundamental than this. The third game in the round of 16 pits the Netherlands, the World Cup's finest procurer of goals, against Mexico, tied with Costa Rica as the best preventer. Guillermo Ochoa of Mexico,...
  • Mexico-Netherlands match to feature contrasting styles in World Cup

    Mexico-Netherlands match to feature contrasting styles in World Cup
    Yesterday in one sentence: The nation of Brazil let out the world’s largest sigh of relief after a win in penalties against Chile, and Uruguay proved (wait for it) toothless in attack when held up against Colombia and its star forward James...
  • Soccer fans gather at Plaza Mexico in Lynwood to watch World Cup

    Soccer fans gather at Plaza Mexico in Lynwood to watch World Cup
    In Lynwood, dozens of soccer fans gathered Sunday morning at Plaza Mexico to watch Mexico’s World Cup match against the Netherlands. Cars adorned with miniature Mexico flags drove into the parking lot of the shopping center just north of the 105...
  • Extra patrols planned in Huntington Park for Mexico World Cup match

    Extra patrols planned in Huntington Park for Mexico World Cup match
    As Mexico and the Netherlands face off in their World Cup match in Brazil on Sunday morning, Los Angeles police and sheriff’s deputies plan to increase patrols in Huntington Park in preparation for a potential repeat of the unruly behavior that...
  • World Cup: Netherlands nets two late goals to advance past Mexico, 2-1

    Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa had provided a few more clips for his highlight reel of saves. If the darlings of the World Cup could keep winning, as it seemed they would with a one-goal lead entering the 88th minute, the reel might become as long as a...
  • Crowd gathers in Huntington Park after Mexico's loss in World Cup

    Crowd gathers in Huntington Park after Mexico's loss in World Cup
    Waving flags, honking horns and chanting for their team, hundreds of soccer fans gathered Sunday afternoon in Huntington Park after Mexico’s loss to the Netherlands in its World Cup match. Police in riot gear stood down one boisterous group...
  • It's another painful World Cup exit for Mexico

    It's another painful World Cup exit for Mexico
    SAO PAULO, Brazil -- It's a curse. There's no other way to explain it. In six consecutive World Cup tournaments, Mexico has made it to the second round. But it has never gone further. Sunday that streak was only minutes away from ending when the...