| Jun 15, 2014
| 6:54 PM
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...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Hector Epelbaum, the new rabbi at Temple Beth Israel in Sunrise, has a message for people who ask what the synagogue can offer them. Epelbaum wants them to ask themselves, "How can I be involved and what can I give?"
Epelbaum, 54, said he looks at a...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:04 PM
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-...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 11:25 AM
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...
| May 10, 2014
| 5:35 PM
The World Cup has been held 19 times in 16 nations on five continents. And eight countries have won soccer's ultimate prize, five of them more than once. But those numbers can't answer one question: which teams were the best? Here's one man's list of...
| 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 2, 2014
| 6:29 PM
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...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 7:42 PM
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...
| 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...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Lionel Messi is loved in Argentina. But Diego Maradona is adored.
Messi is the choir boy, the good kid who was too small to play soccer but worked hard, ate all his vegetables and became the greatest player in the world. Overlook a couple of cases of...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 11:16 AM
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...