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  • World Cup semifinal preview: Argentina vs. Netherlands

    Brazil is still coping with the agony of a humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in the semifinal. Sure the Brazilians figured they were a long shot to win the Cup after losing so many key players, but no one expected Germany to set a record for goals in a...
  • Netherlands: Rare cheetah sextuplets go on display at Arnhem zoo

    Two months after they were born, six baby cheetahs went on display this month at the Burgers Zoo (a.k.a. Koninklijke Burgers' Zoo) in Arnhem, Netherlands. Hard to believe these adorable little big cats will grow up to be the fastest land creatures on...
  • Is Argentina's Lionel Messi better than legend Diego Maradona?

    Is Argentina's Lionel Messi better than legend Diego Maradona?
    Will this finally be Argentina star striker Lionel Messi's magical World Cup? After so many quiet World Cup appearances, few seemed to expect much from Messi. FC Barcelona, a European soccer team with deep pockets to pay for all-star talent, put Messi...
  • World Cup round-up: Netherlands, Costa Rica advance

    World Cup round-up: Netherlands, Costa Rica advance
    Arjen Robben's skill -- and theatrics -- may have helped the Netherlands advance to the quarterfinals of the World Cup. Did Robben flop? That was the question many were asking after the Netherlands overcame a one-goal deficit in the final minutes of...
  • 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...
  • 'Bachelorette,' 'MasterChef' outscore World Cup

    'Bachelorette,' 'MasterChef' outscore World Cup
    UPDATED: The World Cup has been drawing Orlando audiences to rival those in prime time. But Monday, prime time offered bigger shows in the Central Florida market. "The Bachelorette" on ABC attracted 114,674 viewers, topping prime time. Fox's...
  • World Cup dominates; 'Big Brother' scores

    World Cup dominates; 'Big Brother' scores
    How big was the World Cup in Central Florida? The soccer extravaganza dominated the sports ratings last week, taking nine of the Top 10 spots in this TV market. The Germany-Argentina final Sunday afternoon topped anything in prime time, when Orlando...
  • 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...