| Jun 7, 2014
| 6:04 PM
JACKSONVILLE — The goal was a simple tap-in, but the finish itself could prove to be a crucial lift for the U.S. men's national team ahead of the World Cup.
Jozy Altidore got an elusive goal in the 31st minute of the U.S. team's 2-1 win over...
| May 17, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Lionel Messi has won six Spanish league titles, three Champions League crowns and a record four world player-of-the-year awards. But he hasn't won a World Cup.
Cristiano Ronaldo won nine trophies with England's Manchester United, four more with Real...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:09 PM
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...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 3:19 PM
CURRITIBA, Brazil -- Opening play in Group F, Nigeria and Iran played to a listless, 0-0 draw, the first of its kind in the 2014 World Cup at the Arena de Baixada.
Despite a few early chances for the Super Eagles, there was nothing to split the teams on...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:21 AM
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil -- Lionel Messi continued his scoring tear with two goals at the Estadio Beira-Rio on Wednesday, but it was Marcos Rojo's second-half strike that gave Argentina a 3-2 victory over Nigeria.
Messi opened the scoring in the third...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:34 PM
GROUP F: NIGERIA VS. ARGENTINA
Where: Porto Alegre. Time: 9 a.m. PDT.
TV: ESPN, Univision.
The buzz: Thanks to a pair of game-winning goals from Lionel Messi, Argentina has already qualified for the second round and could win the group with anything...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:13 PM
The greatest sporting event on the planet, the 2014 FIFA World Cup, begins Thursday in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with the host country and favorite, Brazil, taking on a competitive Croatian team. I believe this World Cup will leave many of the traditional powers...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 6:54 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Lionel Messi finally made his mark on the World Cup and lit up the Maracana with his first goal in the finals for eight years but Argentina had to battle hard for a 2-1 win over debutantes Bosnia in their opening Group F match on...
| May 9, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Mexican Coach Miguel Herrera on Friday announced his 23-man roster for next month's World Cup and it is heavy with players from Mexico's Liga MX, including five from Club America, the team Herrera formerly coached, as well as 35-year-old defender Rafa...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 5:52 PM
Stingy defense carried Nigeria past Bosnia-Herzegovina, 1-0, Saturday in a World Cup game at Cuiaba, Brazil, effectively eliminating the losing team from contention.
Nigeria, which began the tournament with a tie after being winless in its two...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 8:45 AM
The shot that changed the world rang out on a sunny summer's morning in Southeastern Europe. No one knew then that the assassin's bullet would spell the death not just of an Austrian aristocrat but the entire global order, with four empires and millions...