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  • An Argentina loss could help Brazil feel a little better

    An Argentina loss could help Brazil feel a little better
    And on the day after, there is still soccer. Brazil, as tempting as it was, did not ask FIFA to cancel the rest of the competition on account of pain. The most surreal match imaginable -- Germany's touchdown-margin win -- has left the host country of...
  • As Argentina beats Netherlands at World Cup, Twitter focuses on Germany

    As Argentina beats Netherlands at World Cup, Twitter focuses on Germany
    Argentina and the Netherlands were deadlocked 0-0 at their World Cup semifinal game during regular time. And extra time. It came down to a shootout, which Argentina won 4-2 -- and which many observers found less than thrilling. But excitement from the...
  • Connecticut Companies Aid In ESPN World Cup Production

    Connecticut Companies Aid In ESPN World Cup Production
    WEST HARTFORD — Before it can appear on television screens across America, this clip must pass inspection in an editing room in West Hartford Center. Footage of Germany's Thomas Muller and Brazil's David Luiz course across the screen, the...
  • Is Argentina's Lionel Messi better than legend Diego Maradona?

    Is Argentina's Lionel Messi better than legend Diego Maradona?
    Will this finally be Argentina star striker Lionel Messi's magical World Cup? After so many quiet World Cup appearances, few seemed to expect much from Messi. FC Barcelona, a European soccer team with deep pockets to pay for all-star talent, put Messi...
  • Penalty-kick shootouts: There's got to be a better way, right?

    Penalty-kick shootouts: There's got to be a better way, right?
    In the World Cup glossary that exists in the minds of attending media members, there is an entry that can be found under the letter D. Dreaded penalty-kick shootout. The rest of us might refer to the end-game tiebreaker without the d-word. (Then...
  • Argentina-Germany finals: One wonderful, one abysmal

    Argentina-Germany finals: One wonderful, one abysmal
    Argentina and Germany have met twice before in the World Cup final (when the Germany in the title game was West Germany) and I had the privilege of covering both for the Tribune.  One was memorable, the other forgettable.  Here are my stories on those...
  • Great eats for World Cup fever

    Great eats for World Cup fever
    World Cup fans fiercely rooting for either Argentina or Germany to win the finals match Sunday in Brazil will be sporting their allegiance with team jerseys and colors, music, national flags and lots to drink. The hungry will show their loyalties with...
  • World Cup notes: U.S. gains a strong foothold in international soccer

    World Cup notes: U.S. gains a strong foothold in international soccer
    The unprecedented level of interest this World Cup has earned in the United States has top officials at FIFA, world soccer's governing body, believing the sport may finally be turning the corner in a country where it has had to fight for attention in a...
  • World Cup preview: How Germany and Argentina match up

    World Cup preview: How Germany and Argentina match up
    Attacking: Unbeaten Germany has no shortage of attacking options, as it proved in its semifinal rout of Brazil when it got goals from five players. In six games here Germany has 17 goals, with five players having scored multiple times. Andre Schuerrle...
  • Cash-short Argentines flood Rio in hope of basking in World Cup glory

    Cash-short Argentines flood Rio in hope of basking in World Cup glory
    Tens of thousands of Argentines, most without game tickets and unable to find or afford hotel rooms, have descended on Rio de Janeiro for Sunday's World Cup final pitting their nation's blue-and-white-clad soccer heroes against Germany. At the...
  • World Cup on Tuesday: Argentina takes on Switzerland

    TUESDAY'S GAMES ARGENTINA VS. SWITZERLAND Where: Sao Paulo. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision. The buzz: After years of criticism that he can't win the big ones, Argentina's Lionel Messi has been on a mission in this World Cup. He scored the...