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  • 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,...
  • Argentina playing Belgium denies Americans more World Cup drama

    Oh, what a day it would have been for U.S. soccer on this festive weekend commemorating the nation's independence. Had Team USA converted its glorious scoring chance late in regulation or tied the score in overtime to ultimately triumph on penalty...
  • Argentine polo player charged in 2012 rape case

    Argentine polo player charged in 2012 rape case
    An Argentine polo player accused of raping a woman in Wellington in 2012 was arrested Thursday, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. Ignacio Negri, 26, was charged with sexual battery. Deputies said Negri was accused of raping a...
  • Delray in the running to host Davis Cup match

    Delray in the running to host Davis Cup match
    Delray Beach is suddenly in the running to host a Davis Cup tie in September. The contest between Israel and Argentina was slated to be played in Tel Aviv from Sept. 12-14. But after the International Tennis Federation ruled that Israel team must move...
  • Argentina edges Belgium, 1-0, to win World Cup quarterfinal

    Belgium has cranked it up. One chance is dashed by a double-offside, another by a block of a searing shot aimed at goal. Then, an ineffective corner kick and another offside. Lukaku, unlike against the U.S., is silent. Another corner kick that ends with...
  • Brazil's World Cup setbacks: It's out of final, Argentina is in it

    Brazil's World Cup setbacks: It's out of final, Argentina is in it
    This hasn't been a very good week for Brazil. First its national team got spanked by Germany, 7-1, in the most lopsided semifinal in World Cup history. Then, 24 hours later, Brazilian soccer fans had to watch hated rival Argentina advance to the final...
  • Messi's late goal lifts Argentina over Iran

    Messi's late goal lifts Argentina over Iran
    BELO HORIZONTE, Brazi -- Lionel Messi curled in a superb injury-time second-half goal to give Argentina a 1-0 World Cup win over battling Iran to send them into the second round on Saturday. Argentina dominated possession but rarely looked like...
  • Argentina, Netherlands play a World Cup semifinal to forget

    A day after a World Cup match to remember came one to forget. Argentina and the Netherlands slow-danced for two hours, a disappointment given the firepower that Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben brought to the stage. At some point, the two coaches should...
  • Brazilians try to cope with lopsided loss to Germany

    Brazil was still in mourning Wednesday, the day after its World Cup team suffered the most one-sided semifinal defeat in tournament history. "Massacre" was the banner headline in one newspaper. Two others went with "Humiliation." Another popular...
  • World Cup odds: Argentina suddenly an underdog to Germany in final

    World Cup odds: Argentina suddenly an underdog to Germany in final
    From the what-a-difference-a-day-makes category, Argentina has gone from a narrow overall favorite among the World Cup's final four to a sizable underdog in the championship game against Germany. Actually, it took two days for the downgrade to...
  • 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...