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  • Recalling a stain on the World Cup

    In the 1982 World Cup in Spain, West Germany and Austria played a game that changed the tournament forever. The German-speaking countries have been accused of colluding in a final group game so they both would advance to the next round at the expense...
  • 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...
  • Algeria factors into this week's World Cup format and 1982 scandal

    World Cup watchers who welcome the schedule format that calls for the last two games in each group to happen concurrently can credit the scandal of 1982. (Conversely, blame can be directed at the same miscarriage of justice from viewers who dislike the...
  • 'Disgrace of Gijon' memories accompany Germany into U.S. clash

    By Karolos Grohmann BELO HORIZONTE Brazil (Reuters) - When it became clear on Sunday that the United States will slug it out with Germany in their final Group G game for qualification and top spot, memories of Germany's "Disgrace of Gijon," a 1982...
  • World Cup round-up: How can the U.S. advance?

    World Cup round-up: How can the U.S. advance?
    The Silvestre Varela header silenced celebrations, but it has not extinguished the U.S. hopes to advance in the World Cup. The Americans still sit in good position to move on to the knockout stages, with some statistics saying the probability is as high...
  • Soccer fans pack L.A. venue to cheer on U.S. against Portugal

    Soccer fans pack L.A. venue to cheer on U.S. against Portugal
    Waving U.S. flags and wearing team jerseys, hundreds of soccer fans packed into a downtown Los Angeles warehouse Sunday to watch the U.S. national team face off against Portugal in a pivotal World Cup match in Manaus, Brazil. "The victory would be...
  • 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...
  • World Cup preview: A look at potential foes if U.S. advances

    World Cup preview: A look at potential foes if U.S. advances
    For Team USA soccer fans, Sunday's first two games at the World Cup are the equivalent of obscure warmup acts before the main event -- the U.S. against Portugal in a Group G game. But those who anticipate the U.S. advancing beyond the group stage can...
  • World Cup round-up: Ghana draws Germany; U.S. through with win

    World Cup round-up: Ghana draws Germany; U.S. through with win
    The U.S. is in control of its World Cup destiny. Ghana shocked many by holding World Cup favorites Germany to a 2-2 draw on Saturday, giving the U.S. a window to advance to the knockout stages with a win over Portugal on Sunday evening. André Ayew's...
  • Copa Mundial: Horarios para el fin de semana

    Copa Mundial: Horarios para el fin de semana
    Grupo F Argentina,  Bosnia-Herzegovina, Irán, Nigeria Junio 15: Argentina 2 vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina 1 en Rio de Janeiro Finalizado Junio 15: Irán 0 vs. Nigeria 0 en Curitiba Finalizado Junio 21: Argentina vs. Irán en Belo Horizonte a las 12pm...
  • 2014 World Cup: Full TV Schedule

    All 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup from Brazil will be broadcast live on ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 in English and on Univision Communications broadcast and cable nets in Spanish. The tournament kicks off June 12, culminating with the championship game July 13...