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  • U.S. and Belgium have brief history at World Cup

    U.S. and Belgium have brief history at World Cup
    The last time the No. 13 U.S. and No. 11 Belgium played in the World Cup, they sailed there. Yes, sailed. The teams embarked on ocean steamer voyages to make it to the first-ever World Cup in 1930, hosted by Uruguay. Except the tournament wasn’t...
  • Belgium captain doubtful for U.S. game

    Belgium captain doubtful for U.S. game
    Belgium is hoping for a quick recovery over the weekend from top defenders Vincent Kompany and Thomas Vermaelen as both remain doubtful for their World Cup match against the United States on Tuesday. Anthony Vanden Borre was ruled out of the...
  • U.S. versus Belgium: Each team's road to World Cup knockout round

    U.S. versus Belgium: Each team's road to World Cup knockout round
    Belgium and the U.S. had quite different experiences advancing to the round of 16, although fans of both teams probably lost a good bit of sleep along the way. Belgium advanced cleanly at the top of its group with three wins, but each came on late...
  • Juergen Klinsmann not happy with referee assigned to U.S.-Belgium game

    Since moving to his adopted country, German-born Juergen Klinsmann has picked up on the gamesmanship for which the fraternity of American sports coaches is notorious. On the eve of its World Cup encounter with Belgium, the Team USA headmaster griped...
  • Killing Of Italian Helmer Pier Paolo Pasolini To Be Probed In New Pic 'La Macchinazione'

    ROME - The still mysterious 1975 murder of Pier Paolo Pasolini, the Italian filmmaker, poet, and novelist known for "The Gospel According to Matthew" and "Salò - Or The 120 Days of Sodom," among other works, will be getting another cinematic treatment in...
  • World Cup: Belgium must strive to score early against U.S.

    Belgium began the World Cup as a fashionable pick to plow deep into the bracket. Even with nothing but wins, the team has made its backers feel as unfashionable as a plaid shirt paired with striped pants. To start living up to their billing, the...
  • Power Plant Live to host USA vs. Belgium Tuesday

    Power Plant Live to host USA vs. Belgium Tuesday
    UPDATE:  Power Plant Live will host another free watch party for Team USA's match against Belgium today. Doors open at 3 p.m., and the same specials that were offered for last week's game against Germany (see below) will apply today. The game starts at...
  • U.S. vs. Belgium: How they match up

    The U.S. plays Belgium in the knockout round of the World Cup at 1 p.m. PDT Tuesday. Here is how the teams match up: Attacking: Both teams managed just four goals in group play with all of Belgium's scores coming in the final 20 minutes of its games....
  • World Cup: U.S. needs to play aggressively against Belgium

    There should be no resting on any laurels by Team USA. No resting on anything, for that matter. The Americans, of modest talent, have survived this far into the FIFA World Cup with an overflow of effort and need to remain Energizer bunnies for 90...
  • What the U.S. needs to do to defeat Belgium

    There should be no resting on any laurels by Team USA. No resting on anything, for that matter. The Americans, of modest talent, have survived this far into the World Cup with an overflow of effort and need to remain Energizer Bunnies for 90 minutes (or...
  • U.S. isn't the favorite against Belgium but maybe that's a good thing

    This World Cup hasn't been kind to favorites. Spain, the world's top-ranked team, went out in the group stage. Brazil and Costa Rica needed penalty-kick shootouts to win their second-round games, and the Netherlands needed just one penalty kick, in...