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  • Sports Buzz: Can U.S. beat Belgium in World Cup today?

    Sports Buzz: Can U.S. beat Belgium in World Cup today?
    The U.S. faces Belgium today at 3 p.m. in a World Cup match that will almost certainly be the most-watched soccer game in American TV history. The U.S. team surprised all by emerging from its "Group of Death" to advance to the final 16 of the World...
  • On Memorial Day weekend, old poem beautifully captures horrors of war

     On Memorial Day weekend, old poem beautifully captures horrors of war
    I don't want to appear disloyal to the American charcoal, meat and beer industries, but Memorial Day isn't only for grilling and drinking. And it's not only for empty politics from empty political suits. Relaxing and having fun are part of a three-day...
  • U.S. can be proud of American team despite exit from World Cup

    U.S. can be proud of American team despite exit from World Cup
    It was heartbreak for the U.S., but the Americans proved plenty in Brazil. U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann said his team was not done. They were in the knockout stages with a mission to win the game. They would not play simply to survive. The Americans...
  • World Cup of hurt: A look at standouts stung by injury

    The sport known as football almost everywhere beyond our borders bears few similarities to the USA's heavily padded version. Here is one timely likeness: The roll call of ailing players scratched from the tournament is long enough to resemble the NFL...
  • World Cup games Saturday on TV

    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...
  • Tim Howard could be U.S. Defense secretary, real Defense secretary says

    Tim Howard could be U.S. Defense secretary, real Defense secretary says
    U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel called Tim Howard on Wednesday and said the goalkeeper could someday have his job. The U.S. soccer team's World Cup run ended Tuesday in a 2-1 overtime loss to Belgium, but Howard had one of the best performances by...
  • ESPN and Univision are scoring big World Cup ratings

    ESPN and Univision are scoring big World Cup ratings
    U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard made plenty of saves in Tuesday's World Cup match against Belgium, but ESPN's ratings needed no rescuing. The United States team's 2-1 loss in extra time to Belgium drew an average of 16.5 million viewers to ESPN, making it...
  • Argentina's Lionel Messi still has one man to beat

    Argentina's Lionel Messi still has one man to beat
    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...
  • World Cup: Univision Puts Live-Streaming Behind Pay-TV Wall for Final Rounds

    Univision Communications let anyone in the U.S. watch its broadcasts of the opening rounds of the 2014 FIFA World Cup live online and via mobile devices -- and scored record digital usage. The media company said Tuesday's USA-Belgium match delivered a...
  • Belgium: River cruises to honor 100th anniversary of WWI

    Belgium: River cruises to honor 100th anniversary of WWI
    CroisiEurope, Europe’s largest river cruise operator, is honoring the 100th anniversary of World War I with a tour on waterways through Belgium and France. The seven-day itinerary begins in Ostend, Belgium, with stops at the quaint city of Bruges;...
  • 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...