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  • Former U.S. coach Bruce Arena offers his World Cup predictions

    Former U.S. coach Bruce Arena offers his World Cup predictions
    The greatest sporting event on the planet, the 2014 FIFA World Cup, begins Thursday in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with the host country and favorite, Brazil, taking on a competitive Croatian team. I believe this World Cup will leave many of the traditional powers...
  • Messi scores to help Argentina to 2-1 win

    Messi scores to help Argentina to 2-1 win
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Lionel Messi finally made his mark on the World Cup and lit up the Maracana with his first goal in the finals for eight years but Argentina had to battle hard for a 2-1 win over debutantes Bosnia in their opening Group F match on...
  • Lionel Messi scores in stoppage time as Argentina tops Iran, 1-0

    The soccer bar in Iran is so low that national team supporters have suggested its historical apex occurred last week when the team played to a scoreless draw in its World Cup opener. It was clear Saturday that Iran's strategy against Argentina was to...
  • Bosnia bows out with win over Iran

    Bosnia bows out with win over Iran
    SALVADOR, Brazil -- Bosnia-Herzegovina exited its inaugural World Cup on a high note on Wednesday, notching a 3-1 win over Iran at the Arena Fonte Nova. Bosnia was a bit unlucky to lose a pair of one-goal games to start the tournament, but the team goes...
  • Nigeria and Iran battle to scoreless draw

    CURRITIBA, Brazil -- Opening play in Group F, Nigeria and Iran played to a listless, 0-0 draw, the first of its kind in the 2014 World Cup at the Arena de Baixada. Despite a few early chances for the Super Eagles, there was nothing to split the teams on...
  • U.S. is a few years away from challenging for World Cup title

    As we all know, the United States' World Cup hopes ended Tuesday with a 2-1 overtime loss to Belgium. Belgium clearly dominated the game and if not for the play of goalkeeper Tim Howard this game would have ended in regulation time. Howard had a record-...
  • As Brazil sputters, World Cup still waits for dominant team to emerge

    As Brazil sputters, World Cup still waits for dominant team to emerge
    Three weeks ago, Juergen Klinsmann predicted his U.S. team wouldn't win the World Cup. And he was right. So who is he picking in the final? "Brazil is the No. 1 name to mention," Klinsmann said Wednesday, "because of their talent [and] their home...
  • Germany wins fourth World Cup title by beating Argentina, 1-0

    Germany wins fourth World Cup title by beating Argentina, 1-0
    When the final whistle sounded, Mario Goetze disappeared under a dog pile of German teammates in the middle of the field. Argentina’s Lionel Messi, meanwhile, ran his left hand over his face and hair, sidestepped the celebration and joined his...
  • World Cup: Lionel Messi can cement legacy with an Argentina victory

    World Cup: Lionel Messi can cement legacy with an Argentina victory
    Whether a megastar at the World Cup finals ultimately qualifies for the Mt. Rushmore of his sport will be influenced in part by how many championships he collects. Though his skill and will surpass that of any peer, the rings are the thing for most juries...
  • World Cup first: Spain and Netherlands open play in a finals rematch

    Never before have the World Cup finalists met in the opening round of the succeeding tournament. From the first-time-for-everything department, it's defending champion Spain versus runner-up Netherlands -- on just the second lap of the 4 1/2-week soccer...
  • Bruce Arena: Germany, Netherlands are likely World Cup finalists

    The 2014 World Cup in Brazil went from having a high rate of scoring to a quarterfinal round that produced five goals in four games. However, as the last week of the competition unfolds, traditional powers Brazil, Germany, Argentina and the...