| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:47 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO -- France secured the top spot in Group E on Wednesday by getting a 0-0 draw against 10-man Ecuador at the Maracana.
Les Bleus, who entered the final match of the group stage with six points from their first two matches, were a virtual...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:24 PM
MANAUS, Brazil -- Switzerland advanced to the second round at the World Cup on Wednesday as the team notched a 3-0 win over Honduras courtesy of Xherdan Shaqiri's hat trick, allowing the Swiss to finish in second place in Group E.
| May 17, 2014
| 10:06 PM
The Houston Dynamo and Giles Barnes took advantage of a miscue to earn a 1-0 victory over the L.A. Galaxy on Saturday.
On the game-winning play, the Galaxy's Jaime Penedo failed to control a Dan Gargan throw-in inside the six-yard box. Rookie forward...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:34 PM
GROUP F: NIGERIA VS. ARGENTINA
Where: Porto Alegre. Time: 9 a.m. PDT.
TV: ESPN, Univision.
The buzz: Thanks to a pair of game-winning goals from Lionel Messi, Argentina has already qualified for the second round and could win the group with anything...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Honduras avoided a dubious distinction. Alas, the lightly regarded World Cup squad also will avoid the World Cup knockout round.
The Hondurans got a Costly goal, but a costly infraction that negated another score as Ecuador eked out a 2-1 win in a group...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The Xbalanque is a spectacular boutique hotel right on the beach in Roatán, Honduras. Snorkeling and scuba diving are available on the nearby reef. The hotel is furnished with art from around the world and is beautifully designed. This new hotel is a...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
TAPACHULA, Mexico — The last time Norman Varela made an unauthorized crossing into Mexico, he was headed to the United States, in search of a job, riding atop the infamous northbound freight train known as La Bestia — the Beast.
| May 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
All 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup from Brazil will be broadcast live on ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 in English and on Univision Communications broadcast and cable nets in Spanish. The tournament kicks off June 12, culminating with the championship game July 13...
| May 5, 2014
| 12:24 PM
MIAMI --- Mario Alberto Kempes, héroe de la selección campeona de Argentina de 1978, calificó el lunes al onceno de México que participará del Mundial Brasil 2014 como un "equipo de muchas virtudes, pero que carece de pausa".
"En México todo es...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Inglaterra dio a conocer su lista de 23 jugadores convocados de cara al Mundial Brasil 2014.
Los ingleses utilizarán la misma nómina para cumplir con sus compromisos amistosos en Miami el 4 y 7 de junio ante los seleccionados de Ecuador y Honduras,...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:40 PM
The first lady and her entourage were waiting. So were politicians, camera crews and aid workers in blue vests, ready to hand out suckers and balloons to toddlers pulled along by their frazzled mothers.
A chartered flight that landed here Monday was the...