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  • U.S. drops to 15th in world soccer rankings

    U.S. drops to 15th in world soccer rankings
    Despite advancing to the Round of 16 in this summer’s World Cup, the U.S. national team dropped two spots, to 15th, in the latest FIFA World Rankings released Thursday. That’s the lowest the U.S. has been since August, when it was 19th....
  • World Cup games Sunday on TV

    SUNDAY'S GAMES GROUP H: BELGIUM VS. RUSSIA Where: Rio de Janeiro. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ABC, Univision. The buzz: Belgium was expected to go far in this tournament, but it struggled to finish in an opener in which it dominated possession and outshot...
  • U.S. has it all on the line against Portugal

    U.S. has it all on the line against Portugal
    Yesterday in one sentence: Germany and Ghana played to a thrilling 2-2 draw, leading me and many others to wonder whether this means the U.S., which played poorly and still beat Ghana 2-1, is better than I thought, or whether Portugal, who was smoked 4-...
  • World Cup: Belgium beats Russia to advance

    World Cup: Belgium beats Russia to advance
    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Divock Origi sent Belgium into the last 16 of the World Cup when the teenager struck an 88th-minute winner to secure a 1-0 victory against Russia in a largely lifeless Group H match at the Maracana on Sunday. He rifled in just...
  • Quick strikes propel Algeria past South Korea

    Quick strikes propel Algeria past South Korea
    PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil -- Algeria struck three times in a span of 12 first-half minutes on Sunday en route to a comfortable 4-2 destruction of South Korea at the Estadio Beira-Rio. Islam Slimani opened the scoring for Algeria after 26 minutes and Rafik...
  • Belgium advances in World Cup after beating Russia, 1-0, in Group H

    Belgium advances in World Cup after beating Russia, 1-0, in Group H
    Another uninspiring showing, yet another win by Belgium. Whoever plays the presumed winner of Group H in the World Cup round of 16 -- hello, Team USA? -- will hardly be shaking in their soccer boots. Labeled the tournament dark horse, Belgium looked...
  • Thursday's World Cup matchups: U.S. looks to upset Germany

    THURSDAY'S GAMES GROUP G: U.S. VS. GERMANY Where: Recife. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision. The buzz: The U.S. was on to the round of 16 before Portugal scored in the final seconds Sunday to forge a tie. So now the U.S. has to do it again. A...
  • United States needs just a point against Germany to move on to last 16

    United States needs just a point against Germany to move on to last 16
    Yesterday in one sentence:¬†Argentina and Nigeria played Arena Football defense and Ecuador and France threw the kitchen sink at each other while Switzerland improbably got its act together to advance to the last 16. What’s on tap:¬†United States...
  • World Cup: U.S. advances to knockout round

    World Cup: U.S. advances to knockout round
    RECIFE, Brazil -- The U.S. may have lost a game Thursday, but it won both a huge amount of respect and a spot in the World Cup’s second round despite dropping a 1-0 decision to Germany in the group-play final for both teams. In a game marred by...
  • Belgium wins, will face U.S. on Tuesday

    Belgium wins, will face U.S. on Tuesday
    Belgium strolled into the World Cup round of Thursday after Jan Vertonghen's late goal gave them a 1-0 win over a South Korean side unable to take advantage of a 45-minute numerical advantage and who exit the tournament. Belgium now faces the United...
  • World Cup: Belgium sweeps Group H, heads to round of 16 with Algeria

    World Cup: Belgium sweeps Group H, heads to round of 16 with Algeria
    Belgium it is. The United States, for its sweet 16 World Cup date, inherits an opponent that unimpressively lorded over Group H. The main colors for the group's closing matches were red and green. The Belgians overcame a red-card ejection late in the...