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  • 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...
  • World Cup first: Spain and Netherlands open play in a finals rematch

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

    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...
  • 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...
  • It's an old World Cup story for Ivory Coast

    It's an old World Cup story for Ivory Coast
    Experience can be a good thing. Or bad — depending on the experience. Consider Ivory Coast's World Cup team, for example. Coach Sabri Lamouchi could start as many as six players over age 30 in Brazil, making his team among the oldest and most...
  • World Cup notes: Players feeling down about being left out

    World Cup notes: Players feeling down about being left out
    After spending four years planning and prepping for the World Cup, it can be doubly devastating to go out with an injury this close to the tournament. But a number of key players are feeling that frustration after having been ruled out — or at least...
  • Argentina edges Belgium, 1-0, to win World Cup quarterfinal

    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 Neymar feared paralysis when injured

    Brazil's Neymar feared paralysis when injured
    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...
  • Chris Erskine's World Cup reflections head into extra time

    Chris Erskine's World Cup reflections head into extra time
    Random thoughts while waiting for FIFA to hand out Oscars for best actor, best flop: Soccer needs a World Cup every year.... For a few weeks, the American team brought fans together in the way only football usually does, with beer, chicken wings,...
  • 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...