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  • World Cup schedule: When to watch the group-play games on TV

    The 2014 World Cup officially gets underway Thursday in Brazil when the host country takes on Croatia at 1 p.m. PDT on ESPN. But what about the rest of the games? Are you trying to plan your days so you can watch all the matches? Below is the entire...
  • World Cup brings international fans together in Chicago

    World Cup brings international fans together in Chicago
    Soldier Field was an ocean of green and red last week when Mexico's national soccer team came to town for a pre-World Cup warm-up match, but here and there were bright dabs of yellow and blue — fans dressed head to toe in the colors of Bosnia-...
  • World Cup: Group H preview

     World Cup: Group H preview
    Algeria FIFA world ranking: 22. Last World Cup: 2010. Best finish: Group stage. How qualified: Beat Burkina Faso in CAF playoff. Fun fact: Author Albert Camus was a goalkeeper in school, which likely makes the University of Algiers the only...
  • World Cup roundup: Ochoa stars as Mexico, Brazil play to tie

    World Cup roundup: Ochoa stars as Mexico, Brazil play to tie
    Guillermo Ochoa turned out a splendid performance at the Estadio Castelao on Tuesday, keeping a clean sheet in Mexico's 0-0 draw with Brazil. The Mexico goalkeeper produced a flurry of show-stopping saves over the course of the match to hold Brazil...
  • Thursday's World Cup matchups: U.S. looks to upset Germany

    THURSDAY'S GAMES GROUP G: U.S. VS. GERMANY Where: Recife. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision. The buzz: The U.S. was on to the round of 16 before Portugal scored in the final seconds Sunday to forge a tie. So now the U.S. has to do it again. A...
  • Belgium rebuilt its whole soccer system to shape its World Cup team

    Belgium rebuilt its whole soccer system to shape its World Cup team
    When Belgium was knocked out four games into the 2002 World Cup, it looked more like an ending than a beginning. And it was since it marked the conclusion of the country's Golden Generation, a period that saw Belgium qualify for six consecutive World...
  • Quick strikes propel Algeria past South Korea

    Quick strikes propel Algeria past South Korea
    PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil -- Algeria struck three times in a span of 12 first-half minutes on Sunday en route to a comfortable 4-2 destruction of South Korea at the Estadio Beira-Rio. Islam Slimani opened the scoring for Algeria after 26 minutes and Rafik...
  • Algeria wallops South Korea, 4-2, to stay alive in World Cup group

    Algeria must have been hoarding goals all along. The team that began the tournament without a World Cup score in 481 minutes managed one in its opener, then unloaded Sunday on South Korea with a four-pack. The 4-2 romp put Algeria (1-1) in position to...
  • Germany needs extra time to beat Algeria 2-1

    PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil -- Germany were pushed all the way by an inspired Algeria on Monday before Andre Schuerrle and Mesut Ozil eventually secured them a 2-1 extra-time victory to send them into a mouthwatering World Cup quarter-final meeting with France....
  • World Cup Round of 16 set as U.S., Algeria advance

    World Cup Round of 16 set as U.S., Algeria advance
    The World Cup round of 16 is set, and the tournament now changes as every team begins its win or go home mentality. The U.S. and Algeria joined group winners Germany and Belgium as the final four teams to move out of the group stage and into the...
  • World Cup round-up: Germany crushes Portugal; Brazil set for Mexico

    World Cup round-up: Germany crushes Portugal; Brazil set for Mexico
    Thomas Muller scored a hat trick to lead Germany to a 4-0 win over Portugal in the Group G opener.  Muller, the 24-year-old striker, now has eight goals in seven career World Cup games. The win puts Germany firmly in charge of the group, while it also...