[SPAIN-NETHERLANDS] For the eighth time, the World Cup final is an all-Euro showdown, and the 2010 edition will not only crown a first-time champion, ... Read the whole story
[SPAIN-NETHERLANDS] The story had repeated itself so many times. Spain goes to a World Cup and disappoints, often after promising starts, never reaching the ... Read the whole story
"Throw him in the frying pan."
-- The Berliner Kurier newspaper in an editorial about Paul the Octopus, who had predicted Germany's semifinal loss to Spain after correctly picking the winner of all of Germany's 2010 World Cup games. Paul, who lives in a German aquarium, was given two containers of food marked with the teams' flags before each game -- and always picked the one with the eventual winner's colors. (Yahoo!Sports)
[REFEREES] Englishman Howard Webb will referee Sunday's World Cup 2010 final between Spain and the Netherlands in Johannesburg. Read the whole story
[MLS] The New England Revolution pulled off the biggest upset of the MLS season when it ended a three-game losing streak with a 2-0 ... Read the whole story
[MLS] Chivas USA has signed forward Giancarlo Maldonado, who at the age of 28 is already Venezuela's all-time leading scorer, from Mexican First Division ... Read the whole story
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Charlie Davies played his first game in almost nine months when he played the entire game -- a 45-minute match -- for ... Read the whole story