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  • Spain looks to rebound against Chile in Wednesday's World Cup action

    Spain looks to rebound against Chile in Wednesday's World Cup action
    Yesterday in one sentence: They were draws in the scorebook, but Mexico beat Brazil, 0-0, and South Korea beat Russia, 1-1. What’s on tap: Australia vs Netherlands, noon, ESPN; Spain vs. Chile, 3 p.m.; ESPN; Cameroon vs. Croatia, 6 p.m., ESPN....
  • Croatia dispatches Cameroon from World Cup with 4-0 rout

    Croatia dispatches Cameroon from World Cup with 4-0 rout
    An elimination Wednesday at the World Cup concluded with Croatia's 4-0 beat-down of Cameroon, which began the match minus its most acclaimed player and ended it without perhaps the next one. Cameroon can commiserate with Spain and Australia. All fell to...
  • Croatia cruises past 10-man Cameroon

    MANAUS, Brazil -- Croatia kept its hopes of a berth in the Round of 16 alive by routing 10-man Cameroon in a 4-0 victory at the Arena Amazonia on Wednesday. Ivica Olic scored just 11 minutes into the affair to put Niko Kovac's men in front, but the...
  • Guess which wines are in the Smithsonian's '101 Objects That Made America'

    Guess which wines are in the Smithsonian's '101 Objects That Made America'
    California wine received a rare honor when the Smithsonian Institution chose the two bottles that won the famous Paris Tasting of 1976 as part of the museum’s online exhibit “101 Objects That Made America.” The two bottles are, of...
  • World Cup games Monday on TV

    GR0UP B AUSTRALIA VS. SPAIN Where: Curitiba. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ESPN2, UniMas/Galavision. The buzz: Neither team can advance, but that doesn't make this game meaningless — especially for Spain. No defending champion has failed to secure...
  • 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: Brazil tied with Croatia at halftime, 1-1, despite own goal

    During warmups, a host nation gasped at the sight of -- or getting word about -- Neymar wincing and limping. At a Monday practice, the young man who carries the two-ton mantle of Brazil's soccer savior rolled his ankle. If these Brazilians lean more...
  • World Cup schedule: When to watch the group-play games on TV

    The 2014 World Cup officially gets underway Thursday in Brazil when the host country takes on Croatia at 1 p.m. PDT on ESPN. But what about the rest of the games? Are you trying to plan your days so you can watch all the matches? Below is the entire...
  • Letters: Exactly where in Africa?

    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." M. Ludmer Westwood   Regarding "ATMs Can Be Your BFF When Abroad,"...
  • German food with an accent at Old World

    German food with an accent at Old World
    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...
  • Planning your trip to Croatia

    If you go THE BEST WAY TO DUBROVNIK, CROATIA From LAX, Lufthansa, British, KLM, United, Delta and Air France offer connecting service (change of planes) to Dubrovnik. Restricted round-trip fares range from $1,089 to $1,671, including taxes and fees....