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  • 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....
  • World Cup round-up: How can the U.S. advance?

    World Cup round-up: How can the U.S. advance?
    The Silvestre Varela header silenced celebrations, but it has not extinguished the U.S. hopes to advance in the World Cup. The Americans still sit in good position to move on to the knockout stages, with some statistics saying the probability is as high...
  • Mexico advances after beating Croatia

    Mexico advances after beating Croatia
    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...
  • 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...
  • Crowd gathers in Huntington Park after Mexico's loss in World Cup

    Crowd gathers in Huntington Park after Mexico's loss in World Cup
    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...
  • Mexico fans band together after World Cup loss

    Mexico fans band together after World Cup loss
    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....
  • Re-energized Pula Film Festival Adds Sections, Beefs Up Industry Component

    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. Among...
  • A look at 'Hand of God' and other controversial World Cup calls

    A controversial call may have spoiled Thursday’s World Cup opener between Brazil and Croatia for many fans across the globe. Referee Yuichi Nishimura called a penalty kick against Croatia in the 69th minute when Brazilian forward Fred fell...
  • FIFA won't sanction Colombian player for tackle on Brazil's Neymar

    FIFA won't sanction Colombian player for tackle on Brazil's Neymar
    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. "In this...
  • Brazil opens World Cup with a win and some controversy

    Day 1 at the World Cup was a good one for conspiracy theorists and Brazil forward Neymar. For referee Yuichi Nishimura and tournament organizers, not so much. The Brazilians were tied with Croatia in the 69th minute when Croatian defender Dejan Lovren...
  • Brazil overcomes pressure and Croatia in World Cup opener

    Thiago Silva fought back tears as he led his Brazilian teammates out of the tunnel and onto the field Thursday to welcome a World Cup many here thought would never come. Star striker Neymar, who, at just 22, is carrying the burden of his country's...