World Cup

District supervisor hopes to renovate Boxer Stadium in time for 2026 World Cup

A San Francisco official will attempt to orchestrate a major renovation to…

 

German football federation denies 2006 World Cup bribe claims

BERLIN — The German football federation is denying allegations it used bribes…

 

Women’s soccer enjoying World Cup bump

PORTLAND, Ore. — Nowhere could the World Cup bump in women’s soccer…

 

Team USA forges own identity — dominance

Fans jumped up and down and waved flags and screamed chants outside…

Time to party like it’s 1999

We’ll watch the game in earnest, maybe a record 18 million of…

Posey could be stuff of Cooperstown

Unless Kansas City fans find a way to vote a Royals catcher…

Shhhh … Why no more outcry over Solo?

So now the conversation about Hope Solo involves soccer, only soccer, and…

FIFA says 2022 World Cup final in Qatar will be on Dec. 18

ZURICH — The final of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will…

American skier Ganong faces new challenge: college

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Two months after winning his first World Cup…

FIFA closes on dates for taboo-breaking World Cup in Qatar

The World Cup in Qatar keeps provoking outrage and breaking taboos. Seven…

Brazil rethinks future after World Cup failure

SAO PAULO — The World Cup held potential disaster for Brazil —…

Germany's goal in extra time captures World Cup over Argentina

RIO DE JANEIRO -- With two quick touches, Mario Goetze ended Germany's…

Messi’s World Cup ends on a bitter note

RIO DE JANEIRO — Lionel Messi’s final act in the 2014 World…

World Cup final: Magical Messi or united Germany?

The most entertaining World Cup in a generation comes down to a…

Despite woes, Argentines united in World Cup run

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Soccer has once again emerged as the patriotic…

Argentina reaches World Cup final after penalties

Argentina reached the World Cup final on Wednesday after beating the Netherlands…

Netherlands’ Robin Van Persie has stomach complaint ahead of semi

SAO PAULO -- Dutch captain and all-time top scorer Robin van Persie…

Germany routs Brazil 7-1, reaches World Cup final

Germany handed Brazil its heaviest World Cup loss ever on Tuesday with…

A World Cup to remember, a nice signing by the Warriors and more A's stadium drama

It's been a while since we went with the grab-bag approach, so…

US shows it's still not ready to win World Cup

SAO PAULO -- Turns out Jurgen Klinsmann was right: The United States isn't ready…