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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Peter Dinklage reveals how 'Game of Thrones' keeps its secrets

    Peter Dinklage reveals how 'Game of Thrones' keeps its secrets
    Peter Dinklage stopped by "The Daily Show" on Monday, but Jon Stewart admitted there was very little he could ask the actor. Why? Because Dinklage is starring in "Game of Thrones" and "X-Men: Days of Future Past," two projects very popular in the "spoiler...
  • World Cup 2014: Group-by-group schedules

    World Cup 2014: Group-by-group schedules
    The United States will open play in the 2014 World Cup on June 16 in Natal, Brazil, in a Group G game against Ghana, a team that has eliminated it from the last two tournaments. The Americans were drawn into Group G along with Germany and Portugal....
  • Travel films and programs: March 24-29

    ANTARCTICA Slide show Distant Lands staffer Julia Hagie will share stories and photos of her trip to South Georgia Island, the South Shetlands and the Antarctic Peninsula. When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena....
  • Rich tastes of Balkans

    Rich tastes of Balkans
    If you think the plant louse phylloxera or the "great experiment" of Prohibition were hiccups in your country's winemaking life, consider instead Communist rule, ethnic cleansing and carpet-bombing. Many of the Balkan countries, winemakers for upward of...
  • Bob Dylan facing legal inquiry in France over remarks about Croats

    Bob Dylan facing legal inquiry in France over remarks about Croats
    Bob Dylan is under investigation by French authorities over comments he made in a 2012 interview for Rolling Stone in which he appeared to compare Croatia to Nazi Germany. According to the Paris prosecutor's office, Dylan has been placed under formal...