| 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...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:02 AM
The result was as expected. The path to victory...not so much.
Brazil needed the aid of a controversial penalty kick to overcome Croatia, 3-1, in the World Cup opener on Thursday. After falling behind, 1-0, on Marcelo's own goal, it was Neymar who...
| 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.
| May 13, 2014
| 8:18 AM
Donald Sterling isn't the only sports figure whose remarks are causing him trouble.
The international Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld a 10-match suspension of a Croatian soccer player who at a World Cup qualifying match last fall led fans in a...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:12 AM
UPDATED: The World Cup has been drawing Orlando audiences to rival those in prime time.
But Monday, prime time offered bigger shows in the Central Florida market.
"The Bachelorette" on ABC attracted 114,674 viewers, topping prime time.
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:33 AM
If, as they say, the past is prelude, Brazil should win today's World Cup blastoff, 1-0.
The host with the most — talent, charisma, verve — cannot count on oodles of goals. Because the Brazilians are the only squad among 32 for which...
| May 14, 2014
| 4:10 PM
According to the old saying, necessity is the mother of invention. And in the case of Vojo Brasnovic, the new general manager of Old World German Restaurant, it was his mother who prompted the necessity.
The Croatia native, who joined the restaurant in...
| May 18, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Regarding the May 11 "Your Scene" shot: Titling it "Peaceable Kingdom in Africa" is like running a photo of Descanso Gardens and identifying it as "Lovely Garden in North America."
Regarding "ATMs Can Be Your BFF When Abroad,"...
| 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...
| May 4, 2014
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