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Sports Holidays, lost business in Brazil WCup's lazy days Holidays, lost business in Brazil WCup's lazy days
Lucky students in Chile went home early, many Brazilian offices and stores went dark, and across the megalopolis of Mexico City traffic was as calm as midnight.
Sports Portugal rescues 2-2 draw with US at World Cup Portugal rescues 2-2 draw with US at World Cup(Photo Gallery)
Cristiano Ronaldo set up Varela for a late equalizer on a hot and humid night in the jungle Sunday to give the Portugal a 2-2 draw with the United States and hope for a spot in the second round of the World Cup.
Sports Spotlight on the US and Ronaldo at World Cup Spotlight on the US and Ronaldo at World Cup
There may be three games at the World Cup on Sunday, but only one will attract a truly global audience - the United States' match against Portugal in Manaus.
Sports The World Cup so far, how are things going? The World Cup so far, how are things going?
In the weeks leading up to the World Cup, reports of strikes, demonstrations, unfinished stadiums and inevitable traffic problems dominated the news. But since the first match kicked off on June 12, goal-filled games, superstar performances and upsets have delighted fans - particularly those from Latin America.
Sports Rampaging Chile World Cup fans bust into Rio venue Rampaging Chile World Cup fans bust into Rio venue(Photo Gallery)
Nearly 100 rampaging Chilean fans busted through a security checkpoint at the Maracana stadium Wednesday, running through a large media room and breaking down walls trying to find a way into the sold-out Spain-Chile game.
Sports Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies of cancer at 54 Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies of cancer at 54
Tony Gwynn, the Hall of Famer with a sweet left-handed swing who spent his entire 20-year career with the Padres and was one of San Diego's most beloved athletes, died of cancer Monday. He was 54.
Sports Formula One champ Schumacher out of coma, leaves hospital Formula One champ Schumacher out of coma, leaves hospital
Nearly six months after sustaining serious head injuries in a skiing accident, seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher left a French hospital on Monday and was transferred to neighboring Switzerland to continue his recovery.