| Jun 29, 2014
| 3:50 PM
FRANCE VS. NIGERIA
Where: Brasilia. Time: 9 a.m. PDT.
TV: ESPN, Univision.
The buzz: France had little trouble in its group, but it hasn't faced an attack with the speed or power of Nigeria, led by Ahmed Musa, Peter Odemwingie and Emmanuel Emenike....
| Jun 30, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Jozy Altidore has been cleared to play and U.S. Soccer has announced the forward is ready for Tuesday's clash against Belgium at the World Cup.
Altidore, who was injured in the World Cup opener against Ghana, worked out with the U.S. team on Monday in...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Belgium and the U.S. had quite different experiences advancing to the round of 16, although fans of both teams probably lost a good bit of sleep along the way.
Belgium advanced cleanly at the top of its group with three wins, but each came on late...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:19 AM
The U.S. chant through the 2014 World Cup has been about belief.
Belief that the Americans could finally best its World Cup nemesis, Ghana. Check.
Belief that the U.S. could emerge from the Group of Death. Check.
On Tuesday, the Red, White and...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 9:42 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil — The U.S. soccer team was scheduled to land here late Monday morning, local time. Though it would arrive fresh off a month-long training camp that left it winded and weary and three consecutive victories that left it comfortable...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:27 AM
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...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:20 PM
I've never played soccer, I'm not a dedicated fan and I'm strictly a layman in my understanding of the game. However, Tim Howard's performance against Belgium ranks as one of the greatest solo feats I've ever witnessed in team sports, alongside Kellen...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 8:18 PM
With the U.S. out of the World Cup, you may be wondering "what's in it for us?" in this week's semifinals. There's plenty, I can assure you.
A new patriotism
If you knew the U.S. had a shot to win gold in curling in the next Winter Olympics, you'd...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:30 AM
HONG KONG - "Cemetery of Kings," the latest project by Thailand's former Palme d'Or winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul ("Uncle Boonmee Who Can't Recall His Past Lives") will receive production funding from the Berlin Festival's World Cinema Fund....
| Jun 16, 2014
Bethlehem will be in the national spotlight when sports cable channel ESPN visits SteelStacks today as part of the official FIFA World Cup SoccerFest and Viewing Party. ESPN chose SteelStacks as one of a handful of destinations around the country......
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:20 PM
The U.S. team arrived in Sao Paulo on Monday, a week ahead of its World Cup opener with Ghana, and got right to work.
A police escort that included a helicopter hovering overhead guided the team on the morning trip from the airport to its downtown...