[UNDER THE MICROSCOPE] His dramatic run, pass and shot in stoppage time Wednesday against Algeria are already etched into the minds of millions of Americans, yet he and his teammates suffered through an agonizing hour and a half before getting their reward. A game is sometimes described as being of ... Read the whole story
[GERMANY-ENGLAND] This World Cup's first game between traditional rivals takes place on Sunday when Germany faces England. Their past clashes have delivered classic games and ridiculous hype. Read the whole story
[OFF THE POST] An octopus at a German aquarium that has, according to the aquarium spokesperson, correctly predicted all of Germany's World Cup results so far, has pointed to a Germany win over England on Sunday. Read the whole story
[BY THE NUMBERS] The group stage of the 2010 World Cup produced an average of only 2.10 goals per game. Barring a sudden burst in scoring, the 2010 finals will set an all-time low for scoring. The group stage produced a record number of 0-0 ties, including Brazil's first shutout ... Read the whole story
[GROUP H] A 2-1 win over Chile gave the slow-starting Spaniards first place while Swiss futility against Honduras ensured the Chileans of passage into the second round. Here's what we liked and didn't like about Friday's Group H games. ... Read the whole story
[WORLD CUP VIEWING] Soccer America's list of soccer viewing establishments where you might be able to catch the World Cup games now numbers in the hundreds. Please be sure to check for opening times. Read the whole story
"There will be a lot of external references and historical references, but for us it's a game against a decent outfit and we have to win to progress."
-- England goalkeeper David James on his team's round of 16 game against Germany on Sunday. (AP) ...More