| Jun 22, 2014
| 7:44 AM
The U.S. is in control of its World Cup destiny.
Ghana shocked many by holding World Cup favorites Germany to a 2-2 draw on Saturday, giving the U.S. a window to advance to the knockout stages with a win over Portugal on Sunday evening.
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Several law firms are objecting to the proposed settlement of a class-action suit seeking damages for the inflated fuel economy claims of South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia.
The attorneys said the settlement is designed to discourage owners of...
| May 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The theatrical market in the Asian-Pacific region is now the largest single component of global box office, worth $11.1 billion in 2013, the year when it overtook both North America ($10.9 billion) and Europe-Middle East-Africa (also $10.9 billion). And...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
SHANGHAI -- Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant headed a stellar roll call of international celebrities in attendance at the opening night gala of the Shanghai International Film Festival.
Others included John Cusack, France's Jean-Jacques Annaud, Italy's...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 11:23 AM
How much is Orlando enjoying the World Cup? Just look at the ratings.
Twenty-one of the top 22 sports broadcasts last week were World Cup matches, and the United States team brought in more viewers than anything in prime time.
The United States-...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:00 PM
A look at the teams competing in Group H at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil:
WORLD CUP PREVIEW
FIFA World ranking: 22.
Last World Cup: 2010.
Best World Cup finish: Group stage.
How qualified: Beat Burkina Faso in CAF playoff....
| Jun 16, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Group H: BELGUIM vs. ALGERIA
Where: Belo Horizonte. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: EPSN, Univision.
The buzz: Belgium is entering a new Golden Generation with a roster deep in stars such as goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, midfielder Marouane Fellaini and forwards...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Because of pretzel logic unique to FIFA, one World Cup team could virtually clinch a berth in the round of 16 before two others lace up their boots for the first time.
The second of three games Tuesday pairs Brazil with Mexico. Both opened with...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:56 PM
If this sounds like a broken record, that's because it is. Take a bow, bench players — one more time.
Reserves accounted for both goals as South Korea and Russia, after a somnambulant opening half, settled for a 1-1 tie that extended a pattern...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Stacy Lewis, the world's top-ranked female golfer, lived up to her billing Thursday.
Lewis shot 3-under-par 67 to lead the opening round of the U.S. Women's Open on Thursday at Pinehurst No. 2, where the men's championship wrapped up last weekend....
| Jun 21, 2014
| 3:34 PM
GROUP H: BELGIUM VS. RUSSIA
Where: Rio de Janeiro. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ABC, Univision.
The buzz: Belgium was expected to go far in this tournament, but it struggled to finish in an opener in which it dominated possession and outshot...