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  • Cry for Argentina? It played Germany evenly and could have won

    Cry for Argentina? It played Germany evenly and could have won
    The Argentines couldn't have asked for anything more. They engineered a pair of shots near enough to feel the goalkeeper's breath, both of which an adult league rec player might have converted. Their transcendent star found the open spaces he craves,...
  • World Cup 2014: Highlights, lowlights and surprises

    World Cup 2014: Highlights, lowlights and surprises
    Thirty-one days, 64 games, 12 cities, 171 goals and one bizarre assault, with Uruguay's Luis Suarez biting an Italian opponent. This World Cup had it all. Brazil, the host country, proved to be better at party planning than at soccer (who would have...
  • Brazil takes stock after World Cup comes to an end

    As the last of the World Cup visitors headed for the airports Monday, Brazilians began to reclaim the pristine beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema while traffic in Sao Paulo returned to its regular weekday snarl and the seaside hotels in Salvador, Recife...
  • Defending champ Phil Mickelson eager to uncork new British Open effort

    British Open week began here Monday with casual practice rounds and casual chatter. As is only fair, last year's champion, Phil Mickelson, got to chatter the most. He said he was not discouraged about playing poorly ever since he won that title at...
  • All-Star Game audience keeps shrinking

    All-Star Game audience keeps shrinking
    Add this to the list of sentences you never thought would be written: Fox would kill to have ratings for Tuesday's All-Star Game comparable to those for U.S. soccer. Back in the 1970s and into the '80s, the Midsummer Classic routinely attracted 30...
  • Edison passing tournament brings excitement for prep football fans

    Edison passing tournament brings excitement for prep football fans
    On a pleasant, overcast Saturday in Huntington Beach, there were so many quality teams and players competing in the 20-team Edison passing tournament that fans became energized, Internet recruiting writers became enthralled and players became determined...
  • British Open might be dry, dry again

    Much has changed in golf since they last played the British Open at Royal Liverpool here in 2006. Or has it? If you can harken back, that's the year where rainy, stormy, chilly western England wasn't rainy, stormy and chilly. It was none of the above....
  • 100 years after big league debut, Babe Ruth is still larger than life

    100 years after big league debut, Babe Ruth is still larger than life
    It is easy now to identify the most famous name from the baseball box score dated July 11, 1914. However, one hundred summers ago at Boston's Fenway Park, the annotation "Ruth" was not historically significant. The baby-faced pitcher, only months...
  • The real Donald Sterling is revealed at trial, and it's not pretty

    The real Donald Sterling is revealed at trial, and it's not pretty
    He entered courtroom No. 236 with his hair dyed black and his eyes covered by sunglasses. Then he took the witness stand and quickly, frighteningly, the world saw the real Donald Sterling. He was combative. He was confused. He was nonsensical. "Be a...
  • LeBron James proves he can go home again with choice of Cleveland

    Four years ago, America's most celebrated basketball player epitomized the selfish and ego-driven ills of the modern sports world when he used a televised spectacle to abandon his Midwestern hometown team and chase riches and glamour on a faraway beach....
  • Donald Sterling's last resort in court: Things look desperate, ugly

    It was the first day of Donald Sterling's final desperate fight for the Clippers, the first day of his last battle for the reputation of his sanity and the ownership of his basketball team. And he didn't show. "We call Donald Sterling!" lawyer...