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  • Viewing party for U.S. Portugal match at Grant Park Sunday

    Viewing party for U.S. Portugal match at Grant Park Sunday
    It worked once -- why mess with success? The U.S. men's soccer team won its first match of the 2014 World Cup Monday while thousands of fans roared their approval while watching live video in Grant Park. Sunday, superstitious fans can try to replicate...
  • Madeira: A historic sip

    Madeira: A historic sip
    Madeira is the Doctor Who of wine. With it, in it, through it, you will travel through time as with no other wine. Its own soul is old, this fortified wine from Portugal's mid-Atlantic island, being born into bottle only after years — sometimes...
  • World Cup first: Spain and Netherlands open play in a finals rematch

    Never before have the World Cup finalists met in the opening round of the succeeding tournament. From the first-time-for-everything department, it's defending champion Spain versus runner-up Netherlands -- on just the second lap of the 4 1/2-week soccer...
  • Providence Catholic standout on U.S. World Cup team

    Providence Catholic standout on U.S. World Cup team
    They would have wished for a different ending, but for the Guzan family, of Homer Glen, it had already been a World Cup to remember. Followers of the English Premier League know Brad Guzan, 29, as Aston Villa's goalkeeper, but fans of south suburban high...
  • As World Cup kicks off in Brazil, many local fans are 'emotionally invested'

    As World Cup kicks off in Brazil, many local fans are 'emotionally invested'
    Derek Woodward can remember how local sports fans reacted to the 1994 World Cup, the first and only time the quadrennial soccer event was held in the United States. Despite games being played as nearby as Washington's RFK Stadium, few casual fans knew...
  • Brasil repite Mundial 23,360 días después de haber dejado escapar el título

    Brasil repite Mundial 23,360 días después de haber dejado escapar el título
    Hernán Bahos Ruiz Río de Janeiro, 10 jun (EFE).- Sesenta y cuatro años después, que suman unos 23,360 días, Brasil inaugurará como anfitrión el segundo Mundial de su historia con viento a favor para conquistar el título, como comenzó aquél 24 de junio...
  • World Cup games Monday on TV

    World Cup games Monday on TV
    Group G: GERMANY vs. PORTUGAL Where: Salvador. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: EPSN, Univision. The buzz: Portugal has been mocked as "Cristiano Ronaldo and 10 other guys." They won't even be that if Ronaldo, the reigning world player of the year, is not at...
  • World Cup 2014: Germany vs. Portugal is a knockout matchup

    Six hours before many Americans hit the pause button on life's routines to take in a game of some interest comes the most exciting matchup of the World Cup to date. And, no, for most of humankind, anticipation for a U.S.-Ghana rematch does not...
  • United States to finally kick off World Cup

    United States to finally kick off World Cup
    Yesterday in one sentence: Sunday is basically irrelevant because all I can think about is the U.S. game, but since this is a regular feature, yesterday was proof the Europeans can beat non-European teams (even if they aren't good ones) and Lionel Messi...
  • World Cup round-up: Messi lifts Argentina; U.S. opens vs. Ghana

    World Cup round-up: Messi lifts Argentina; U.S. opens vs. Ghana
    Lionel Messi scored his first goal in a World Cup since 2006 to lead Argentina to a tournament-opening win over Bosnia and Herzegovina. The best player in the world has not had the best track record in World Cups, but leading La Albiceleste in its rival...
  • Thomas Mueller gets hat trick during Germany's rout of Portugal

    Thomas Mueller was mighty effective for Germany in its World Cup debut, both when he shot and when it appeared as if he had been shot. His athleticism and thespianism enabled Germany to finish off Portugal before halftime of a 4-0 cakewalk — and...