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  • World Cup semifinal game Wednesday: Netherlands vs. Argentina

    World Cup semifinal game Wednesday: Netherlands vs. Argentina
    NETHERLANDS VS. ARGENTINA Where: Sao Paulo. Time: 1 p.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision. The buzz: There's some history between these teams, not all of it good. The last time they met in the elimination round of a World Cup, the Netherlands won after...
  • World Cup: Lionel Messi capable of outshining Argentina's flaws

    And the winner of Biggest Sore Loser is . . . Marc Wilmots. "We were not impressed by Argentina," the Belgium coach spat after his team was drummed out of the World Cup quarterfinals. "They were just ordinary." Beneath the sour grapes is a kernel of...
  • Coach has right touch for the Dutch

    Perhaps it was a joke. Or more mind games from a man who has become a master at them. Either way, Aloysius Paulus Maria van Gaal — better known as Louis to friends and family — caused quite a stir last spring when he said the only job he...
  • Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat; some turn sarcastic

    Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat; some turn sarcastic
    The last time Brazil hosted soccer's World Cup, a humiliating 2-1 loss to Uruguay went down in history as a trauma that permanently damaged the country's psyche. Generations after that defeat in 1950, the national team was under enormous pressure not to...
  • Argentina edges Netherlands on penalty kicks to advance to World Cup final

    Argentina edges Netherlands on penalty kicks to advance to World Cup final
    For all his individual brilliance, one of the knocks against Lionel Messi has always been that he's only as good as the players around him. Surround him with an all-star team like he has at Barcelona and he wins six La Liga titles, three Champions...
  • Argentina coach says he hasn't decided to quit

    Sunday's World Cup final probably will be Alejandro Sabella's last game as coach of the Argentine national team, his agent said last week. But Saturday, Sabella deflected questions about his future, saying he wanted to focus on the game against Germany....
  • 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...
  • Argentina, Germany scoreless at half

    Argentina, Germany scoreless at half
    RIO DE JANEIRO - From Buenos Aires to the Brandenburg Gate, millions of people were getting ready to watch Sunday's World Cup final between Germany and Argentina in Brazil. In Rio de Janeiro, which is hosting the final, the party was already in full...
  • Germany defeats Argentina, 1-0, to win World Cup title

    Lionel Messi's header over the ball further deflates Argentina. To guard against more headers, Germany starts to insert 6-foot-6 defender Per Mertesacker, but there is no stop in action to allow him on. He finally enters in the 120th minute and for the...
  • DT Sabella no define futuro, dice a Argentina le faltó eficacia de campeón

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - La selección argentina careció de eficacia el domingo y por eso no pudo consagrarse campeona del mundo, dijo el entrenador Alejandro Sabella, quien no definió si seguirá en su puesto después de la derrota de su equipo 1-0 ante...
  • ANALISIS- Fortaleza de Alemania le da el premio mayor en la Copa

    RÍO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - La impresionante fortaleza de Alemania probó ser el factor decisivo en su victoria 1-0 en tiempo extra sobre Argentina en la final de la Copa del Mundo el domingo, cuando Lionel Messi no pudo darle el broche de oro al torneo...