| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:07 PM
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...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 10:58 AM
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...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:58 PM
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...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 11:09 AM
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...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:43 PM
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...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:26 PM
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...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:30 PM
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...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:27 AM
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...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Angel Di Maria scored deep into extra time to give Argentina a 1-0 win over Switzerland and seal the South Americans a place in the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Tuesday.
After a tense 0-0 draw at 90 minutes and a scoreless first period of extra...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Moments after the rough tackle that knocked him out of the World Cup, Brazilian striker Neymar feared he had been paralyzed, Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said.
Speaking to the Spanish sports journal Marca, Scolari said teammate Marcelo was the first to...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 3:43 PM
A look at the two World Cup quarterfinal games scheduled for Saturday in Brazil.
ARGENTINA VS. BELGIUM
Where: Brasilia. Time: 9 a.m. PDT.
TV: ABC, Univision.
The buzz: Lionel Messi will make his 91st appearance for the Argentine national team in...