Special Edition
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
  • U.S. defensive success depends on Jay DeMerit

    [UNDER THE MICROSCOPE] The knee cap tendon that Oguchi Onyewu ruptured back in October has dominated coverage of the U.S. back line, yet his ... Read the whole story

  • What the USA must do

    [SCENARIOS] Friday's Group C matches -- the thrilling 2-2 USA-Slovenia game and dreadful 0-0 England-Algeria -- left all four teams still in contention for ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "Lots of people are for South Africa now. The French are disgusted with the results of their team, so this (cheering) is a bit to make fun of France now."

    -- French radio journalist Angelique Jurquit on French fans jeering Les Bleus and even cheering for South Africa at a big screen broadcast of across from the Eiffel Tower of South Africa's win over France. The French team's popularity sank further because of a mid-tournament players' revolt.(AP)

  • No miracle in Bloemfontein

    [GROUP A] There was no miracle in Bloemfontein, but South Africa sure made it interesting. Uruguay won Group A ahead of Mexico, which edged ... Read the whole story

  • South Africa exit marks new low for host

    [MAKING A LIST] South Africa’s elimination from the 2010 World Cup marks the first time in the history of the 19 tournaments that the ... Read the whole story

  • Slovenia and Ghana hold precarious leads

    [PREDICTIONS] All eight teams in Groups C and D remain in contention for berths in the second round. Slovenia and Ghana lead their respective ... Read the whole story

  • World Cup 2010 in brief

    [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