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  • Crucial penalty gives San Lorenzo first Libertadores Cup

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Nestor Ortigoza scored the most important penalty in San Lorenzo's 106-year history as the Argentine side won South America's Libertadores Cup for the first time with a 2-1 aggregate victory over Paraguay's Nacional on Wednesday....
  • Argentina beats Belgium, reaches semifinals

    Argentina beats Belgium, reaches semifinals
    Now that Cristiano Ronaldo, Luis Suarez and James Rodriguez have gone home and Brazil’s Neymar has gone to the hospital, this World Cup belongs to Argentina’s Lionel Messi. And nobody knows that better then the players on Belgium’s...
  • Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat

    Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat
    SAO PAULO -- 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...
  • Brazil's goonish tactics won't work against Germany at World Cup

    Brazil's goonish tactics won't work against Germany at World Cup
    There were a couple of things most fans wanted to see in the final games of this World Cup. Yet, neither will be on display in Tuesday's semifinal game between Germany and host Brazil in Belo Horizonte. The first is Neymar, the 22-year-old star...
  • Lionel Messi, Argentina move a step closer to World Cup title

    Lionel Messi, Argentina move a step closer to World Cup title
    Now that Cristiano Ronaldo, Luis Suarez and James Rodriguez have all gone home and Brazil's Neymar has gone to the hospital, this World Cup belongs to Argentina's Lionel Messi. Nobody knows that better than Belgium, which pushed, pummeled and...
  • Factbox - Libertadores Cup champions and runners-up

    (Reuters) - Winners and runners-up in South America's Libertadores Cup: 1960 Penarol Olimpia 1961 Penarol Palmeiras 1962 Santos Penarol 1964 Independiente Nacional Montevideo 1965 Independiente Penarol 1966 Penarol River Plate 1967 Racing Club...
  • World Cup round-up: Argentina-Belgium, Holland-Costa Rica square off

    World Cup round-up: Argentina-Belgium, Holland-Costa Rica square off
    The joy of Brazil advancing to the World Cup semifinals on Friday was tempered by the loss of its star, Neymar. The 22-year-old playmaker suffered a fractured vertebra in his lower back when he was kneed in the back by Colombia's Juan Camilo Zuniga...
  • World Cup championship: What Argentina needs to do to win

    World Cup championship: What Argentina needs to do to win
    The formula for Argentina ascending into the World Cup final is as obvious as the formula for Coca-Cola is secretive: Play superb defense and hope Lionel Messi can summon the wizardry to manufacture a goal. So the most significant of five ways,...
  • U.S. drops to 15th in world soccer rankings

    U.S. drops to 15th in world soccer rankings
    Despite advancing to the Round of 16 in this summer’s World Cup, the U.S. national team dropped two spots, to 15th, in the latest FIFA World Rankings released Thursday. That’s the lowest the U.S. has been since August, when it was 19th....
  • Baltimore-area natives lift Uganda to success in world lacrosse championships

    Baltimore-area natives lift Uganda to success in world lacrosse championships
    Andrew Boston wore a headlamp so he could walk to the bus stop at night. He carried a lacrosse stick to ward off wild dogs, and then he waited for a bus that might not come. For Uganda to be ready for its historic debut on the world stage, he knew he...
  • 2014 World Cup Schedule

    2014 World Cup Schedule
    THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014 Brazil 3, Croatia 1 FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014 Mexico 1, Cameroon 0 Netherlands 5, Spain 1 Chile 3, Australia 0 SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014 Colombia 3, Greece 0 Costa Rica 3, Uruguay 1 Italy 2, England 1 Ivory Coast 2, Japan 1 SUNDAY,...