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  • Netherlands routs defending champs Spain

    Netherlands routs defending champs Spain
    The Netherlands rallied from a goal down to hand defending champion Spain a 5-1 mauling in its first game at the 2014 soccer World Cup. In a rematch of the 2010 final, which Spain won 1-0, Robin van Persie and Arjen Robben each scored two goals for...
  • Mexico, Brazil advance following World Cup victories

    Mexico, Brazil advance following World Cup victories
    Three cheers for Western Hemisphere teams at the World Cup, one for each that has gained admission to the knockout phase. So far, the West has proved itself best. Brazil, Mexico and Chile moved forward Monday along with a geographical outlier, the...
  • Former U.S. coach Bruce Arena offers his World Cup predictions

    Former U.S. coach Bruce Arena offers his World Cup predictions
    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...
  • World Cup: Another controversial call during Mexico win over Cameroon

    Two games down. Two (maybe three) critically cockeyed calls by referees. Too much unwanted attention focused on the dudes with the whistles and rear-pocket notebooks. Giovani dos Santos of Mexico easily could have been working on a hat trick during...
  • Cameroon forces kill 40 Boko Haram militants

    Cameroon forces kill 40 Boko Haram militants
    Cameroon security forces killed some 40 Boko Haram militants in clashes in the country's far north, state radio said Sunday, shortly after the release of two Italian priests and a Canadian nun suspected to have been held by the Islamist group. A...
  • In Nigeria, distrust hampers the fight against Boko Haram

    In Nigeria, distrust hampers the fight against Boko Haram
    When soldiers of Nigeria's corrupt and incompetent army patrol remote and vulnerable towns in the northeast, boys often watch as they pass, then hurl rocks at them. Yet early last month, residents of Gamboru Ngala, on the border with Cameroon, cheered...
  • Top spots at stake in Group A and Group B on Monday

    Top spots at stake in Group A and Group B on Monday
    Yesterday in one sentence: The United States wouldn't have been deserving winners, and I understand my own personal expectations are too high, but that was a devastating draw that puts the team in a terrible situation heading into the Germany match....
  • After the first round, time for group therapy in Brazil

    After the first round, time for group therapy in Brazil
    The first round of a World Cup is a lot like a circus: There are clowns and high-wire acts, wild animals and magicians. And with 48 games in 14 days, it's hard to watch everything. So as the tournament paused Friday to bid arrivederci to Italy and the...
  • 2010 World Cup final rematch between Spain, Netherlands featured Friday in Brazil

    2010 World Cup final rematch between Spain, Netherlands featured Friday in Brazil
    Yesterday in one sentence: World Cup officiating is probably going to be brutal and will ruin the tournament for some, no matter how deserved Brazil's 3-1 win was. What's on tap today: Mexico vs. Cameroon, noon, ESPN2; Spain vs. Netherlands, 3 p.m.,...
  • Cameroon draws a crowd for World Cup match in Sao Paulo

    Cameroon draws a crowd for World Cup match in Sao Paulo
    Emanuel Ebot, Whellder Guelewar and Pa Suwareh Faye are from Cameroon, Brazil, and Gambia, respectively. But on Friday, they came together at a restaurant in Sao Paulo's growing African immigrant community to cheer on Cameroon's World Cup team, saying...
  • Day 7 of World Cup: What are players and coaches talking about?

    For an update on teams back in action on Day 7 of the World Cup, let's hear from some of the principals. No writer could say it any better.  "If my boys are happy, then I am happy." --Netherlands Coach Louis van Gaal, explaining why he intended to...