[MY VIEW] Rampant, near-hysterical promotion is a staple of ESPN's philosophy, yet it came up short with its World Cup slogan, "One Game Changes ... Read the whole story
[GROUP B] Argentina completed a sweep of its Group B games -- only its third ever three-game sweep in group play -- with a ... Read the whole story
"It is very lamentable that this happened. It seems to be that the attitude toward him is justified."
-- South Africa coach Carlos Alberto Parreira after France coach Raymond Domenech refused to shake hands following South Africa's 2-1 win. The unpopular Domenech, whose players revolted against him during the tournament, said he was upset at Parreira for saying last year that France didn't deserve to be at the World Cup. Parreira denied saying that. Press reports from December quote Parreira as saying France wouldn’t have qualified if not for Thierry Henry’s "shameful" handball that helped France beat Ireland in a playoff in November. (AP)
[SCOREBOARD] The 2010 World Cup finished with an average of 2.27 goals a game, the second lowest in history. Spain's eight goals in seven ... 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 ... Read the whole story