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- Cristiano Ronaldo to miss Copa del Rey final Updated: Apr-15-14 7:59 am
- Champions semis: Madrid-Bayern, Atletico-Chelsea Updated: Apr-11-14 2:05 pm
- Kompany, Hazard, Courtois make Belgium a contender Updated: Apr-11-14 5:57 am
- Belgium, Russia headline Group H at the World Cup Updated: Apr-11-14 5:56 am
- 5 United States players to watch at the World Cup Updated: Apr-11-14 5:54 am
- 5 Portugal players to watch at the World Cup Updated: Apr-11-14 5:49 am
- Bento's feisty, no-nonsense manner guides Portugal Updated: Apr-11-14 5:48 am
- Is The Ronaldo Factor enough for Portugal? Updated: Apr-11-14 5:47 am
- Germany to see some familiar faces at World Cup Updated: Apr-11-14 5:44 am
- Queiroz aiming to take Iran to the next level Updated: Apr-10-14 6:06 am
- 5 France players to watch at the World Cup Updated: Apr-10-14 5:52 am
- Real Madrid reaches Champs League semifinals Updated: Apr-08-14 7:11 pm
- Cue samba: Brazil's World Cup bound to be special Updated: Apr-08-14 4:26 am
- AP Interview: Pele ready for World Cup in Brazil Updated: Apr-03-14 2:26 pm
- AP Interview: Pele mourns demise of 'jogo bonito' Updated: Apr-03-14 2:11 pm
CHICAGO - The U.S. soccer team will train at Stanford University in Stanford, California, ahead of the World Cup.
MADRID - Real Madrid will be without Cristiano Ronaldo for the Copa del Rey final against Barcelona on Wednesday after the forward failed to recover from a leg injury.
BRUSSELS - Belgium is back in the World Cup after 12 years, and with its hottest crop of players in a generation.
BRUSSELS - With Belgium, Russia, South Korea and Algeria, don't expect too much pre-World Cup hype from Group H.
NEW YORK - For the first time since 1990, the United States heads to the biggest football tournament on the planet with no central defenders with World Cup experience.
LISBON, Portugal - Portugal has long been admired for producing talented players, and their flair has earned them the tag of "the Brazilians of Europe."
LISBON, Portugal - When Paulo Bento was hired to salvage Portugal's calamitous qualifying campaign for the 2012 European Championship, he had only four years of experience as a top-flight coach and had quit Sporting Lisbon after failing to win a league match in two months.
FRANKFURT, Germany - Germany will have two of its former coaches trying to prevent it from winning Group G at the World Cup.
Iran coach Carlos Queiroz already has plenty of World Cup experience, and the country's national football team will be hoping to make the most of it in Brazil.
DORTMUND, Germany - Real Madrid failed to score without the injured Cristiano Ronaldo and only just hung on to advance to its fourth straight Champions League semifinal after losing 2-0 at Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday.
Like sunshine and happiness or Lennon and McCartney, football and Brazil go together, each making the other better. So the first World Cup in Brazil in 64 years is bound to be special.
NEW YORK - Pele's family doesn't call him by his nickname. They don't even call him by his given name, Edson Arantes do Nascimento.
NEW YORK - Pele is mourning the passing of the beautiful game, a phrase many say was coined by the 73-year-old Brazilian football wizard.