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Bridge Banter: Old Chelsea boy Luiz is about more than just inconsistent performances

Sideshow: We all need some light refreshment from the pressures of the Premier League, that's why it's shame David Luiz has gone to France There has been little banter over the past couple of days that has not revolved around Brazil's capitulation in the semi-final of the World Cup.


Related Topix: Sports, David Luiz, Ramires, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea

5 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

United gets 3rd straight road win; 2-1 over Quakes

Eddie Johnson and Luis Silva each scored in the first half, and Bill Hamid made two vital late saves to give the Washington club its third-straight road win.


Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Barklage, Bill Hamid, Chris Wondolowski

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Hampshire Chronicle

Carragher: Right time to sell Luis

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher believes it was the right time for the club to sell controversial striker Luis Suarez.


Related Topix: Sports, Luis Suarez, Jamie Carragher, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool

Mario Balotelli in 'Instagram gun' controversy

Italy striker Mario Balotelli has stoked more controversy by publishing a picture of himself on Instagram pointing a gun at the camera with the message "a big kiss to all the haters".


Related Topix: Sports, Mario Balotelli

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

World Cup: Germany, Argentina face destiny

It is the scenario Brazil had always feared -- the $11 billion party where the neighbors come round and trash your newly spruced up home.


Related Topix: Argentina World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Germany World Cup, Sports, Miroslav Klose, Thomas Muller, Manuel Neuer, World Soccer, More Sports, Bayern Munich

Liverpool and Barcelona reach deal on Suarez

Luis Suarez is set to join Spanish giants Barcelona after Liverpool and the La Liga club announced they had agreed terms for a sale.


Related Topix: Sports, Luis Suarez, Patrice Evra, Branislav Ivanovic, Otman Bakkal

Local TV Station KTVZ

World Cup: Messi's moment of immortality?

In the sight of Rio de Janeiro's Christ the Redeemer, the man who would be king awaits his destiny.


Related Topix: Sports, Lionel Messi, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Nigeria World Cup

News Shopper

Chamakh puts pen to paper to continue his "adventure with Crystal Palace"

Striker Marouane Chamakh has agreed a new two-year contract at Selhurst Park to "continue his adventure with Crystal Palace ".


Related Topix: Sports, Marouane Chamakh, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal

Defender out of position comfortable facing Messi

For a man about to face one of the game's most prolific scorers, Benedikt Hoewedes is remarkably calm and composed ahead of the World Cup final.


Related Topix: Sports, Manuel Neuer

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Latin Americans reluctantly rally behind Argentina

With a reputation for arrogance and illusions of European-styled grandeur, Argentines have long been the objects of scorn and the butt of jokes across Latin America But for at least 90 minutes on Sunday, when Argentina takes on Germany in the World Cup final, most Latin Americans will put aside their disdain for their proud neighbors as they look ... (more)


Related Topix: Argentina World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Lionel Messi, Summer Olympic, Sports, Neymar, Diego, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics

Chile star Sanchez leaves Barcelona for Arsenal

Chile striker Alexis Sanchez has ended his three-year stint at Barcelona by joining Arsenal for a reported fee of 35 million pounds , adding some much-needed firepower to the English Premier League side.


Related Topix: Sports, Lionel Messi, Alexis Sanchez

Washington Times

Zico says Brazil should replace Scolari as coach

Brazil football great Zico says coach Luiz Felipe Scolari must be replaced if his country is to move past its disappointing World Cup performance.


Related Topix: Sports, David Luiz, Oscar

Jackson says Knicks still awaiting word from Melo

In this Dec. 16, 2013 file photo, New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony goes to the basket against Washington Wizards' Trevor Booker during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New York.


Related Topix: Sports, Jackson, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, Washington Wizards, Trevor Booker

Merced Sun-Star

Barcelona sell Jonathan Dos Santos to Villarreal

Dos Santos, like his brother Giovani, came through Barcelona's youth academy before eventually earning a spot on the first team in 2012.


Related Topix: Sports, Jonathan Dos Santos

Nasri pens five-year Manchester City deal

The former Arsenal midfielder has already won two Premier League titles at the Etihad Stadium and is excited to spend the peak years of his career pursuing more success there Samir Nasri has put pen to paper on a new five-year contract with Premier League champions Manchester City , keeping him at the club until 2019.


Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Samir Nasri, Manchester City, FIFA Soccer World Cup, France World Cup

Merced Sun-Star

FIFA rejects Suarez appeal against ban for biting

Football's international governing body on Thursday said its appeals committee rejected the appeal by Suarez and the Uruguay football federation in its entirety.


Related Topix: Sports, Luis Suarez

Sounders score 2 in extra time, beat Timbers 3-1

Kenny Cooper scored on a header in the 111th minute and the Seattle Sounders advanced to the U.S. Open Cup semifinals with a 3-1 win over the Portland Timers on Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Kenny Cooper, Gonzalo Pineda, Osvaldo Alonso, Donovan Ricketts, Diego Chara

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Sporting KC goalie Kronberg fractures left hand

Sporting Kansas City goalkeeper Eric Kronberg fractured a bone in his left hand during practice Wednesday and will miss about eight weeks for the defending MLS Cup champions.


Related Topix: Sports, Jon Kempin, Eric Kronberg, Andy Gruenebaum, Sporting Kansas City, World Soccer, More Sports, US Soccer

Athens Banner-Herald

Argentina reaches World Cup final win shootout win over the Netherlands

Goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved two penalties Wednesday to send Argentina into the World Cup final with a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands after the game finished in a 0-0 stalemate.


Related Topix: Argentina World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Sergio Romero


Will Messi or Robben win battle of wizards?

All eyes will be on Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben when Argentina face the Netherlands in the World Cup semifinal in Sao Paulo to discover who will meet Germany in the final.


Related Topix: Sports, Lionel Messi