| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:39 PM
RECIFE, Brazil -- Mexico advanced to the knockout round for the sixth successive World Cup on Monday, securing a 3-1 win over Croatia at the Arena Pernambuco to finish second in Group A.
A win or a draw would have been enough to see Mexico into the last...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:23 PM
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...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Waving flags, honking horns and chanting for their team, hundreds of soccer fans gathered Sunday afternoon in Huntington Park after Mexico’s loss to the Netherlands in its World Cup match.
Police in riot gear stood down one boisterous group...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Whatever the outcome, Huntington Park police were ready.
They closed a three-block stretch of Pacific Boulevard. They put extra patrols on the street, including officers on horseback. Emergency response teams throughout the county were placed on alert....
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
MUNICH - Chris Miller and Phil Lord's "22 Jump Street," Jon Favreau's "Chef" and Mike Cahill's "I Origins" play out of competition as part of the Intl. Program at Croatia's 61st Pula Film
Festival, whose lineup was unveiled Wednesday in Zagreb.
| Jul 7, 2014
| 6:49 PM
A FIFA disciplinary committee announced Monday it will not take action against Colombian defender Juan Zuniga, whose rough tackle in Friday's quarterfinal game knocked Brazil's Neymar out of the World Cup because of a fractured vertebra.
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:46 AM
THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014
Brazil 3, Croatia 1
FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014
Mexico 1, Cameroon 0
Netherlands 5, Spain 1
Chile 3, Australia 0
SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014
Colombia 3, Greece 0
Costa Rica 3, Uruguay 1
Italy 2, England 1
Ivory Coast 2, Japan 1
| Jul 20, 2014
| 4:30 AM
PULA, Croatia -- The President of Croatia, Ivo Josipovic, opened the Pula Film Festival Saturday in the Pula Arena, the Roman amphitheater that serves as the fest's main screening venue.
The opening ceremony, which aired live on local TV, was followed...
| Jul 22, 2014
TUESDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS
|| NASCAR || K&N Pro Series: New Hampshire (T) || FS110 a.m. ||
|| F1 || German Grand Prix (T) || CSN11:30 a.m. ||
|| Autos || Rally Championship: Argentina (T) || MASN23 ||
|| ARCA: Chicagoland (T)...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:44 AM
The easy adage is scoreless draws are a boring indictment of the beautiful game. Mexico and Brazil proved otherwise in an up-and-down, back-and-forth game on Tuesday.
While neither team could find the net -- Mexico has goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa to...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 7:45 AM
It is a stunning end to one of the most dominant eras in international soccer.
Spain, which won two European championships and the 2010 World Cup, was eliminated from the World Cup after two games and two losses. An undeniable dynasty, Spain was the...