The long road south

...Argentine border. They rode through all of Argentina, except where it was too icy, finally...trip had taken them 315 days in all.Argentina was one of their favorite places, in...always a scene wherever we stopped. In Argentina ... people were a little chiller...
Today In Sports History for Dec. 4

...mark held by Nebraska's Eric Crouch.2011 - Rafael Nadal recovers from a terrible start and beat Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina 1-6, 6-4, 6-1, 7-6 (0) to give Spain its fifth Davis Cup title.2013 - The NFL fines Pittsburgh Steelers coach...
Latin Americans reluctantly rally behind Argentina least 90 minutes on Sunday, when Argentina takes on Germany in the World Cup final...region's soccer pride.A defeat for Argentina would be historic: Never has a European...region is outmatched."My heart wants Argentina to win, but my brain says Germany will...
Photo: A trip north

Guillermo Lazzetera and Diego Campbell of Buenos Aires, Argentina, pose in front of the yellow van they drove 25,000 miles through the Americas to Alaska over the last 10 months. They hope...
Juneau Soccer club's World Cup plays on

...the "pre-competition and development" portion of the tournament. The action featured teams playing under the colors of Argentina, Brazil, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Ecuador, France, Germany, Greece, Mexico, Netherlands...
On the Trails: Hunting success

...Southeast Alaska were successful in four of nine observed hunts (45 percent); killer whales hunting humpback whales in Argentina were successful 21 percent of the time in open water and 34 percent of attacks on beached whales. Great blue herons in Nova...
Argentina reaches World Cup final after penalties

...rock-solid defenses stole the show.Argentina goalie Sergio Romero saved two penalties Wednesday to send Argentina into the World Cup final with a 4-2...goalkeeper and the man he replaced as Argentina captain, Javier Mascherano, who bossed...
Brazil Beat

Argentina's 'el Pocho' lightens moodBELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - When the coach...squirt some water on him.That's what Ezequiel Lavezzi did during Argentina's 3-2 win over Nigeria, and his teammates seem to think it's a...
Today in Sports History

1870 - Monmouth Park opens with a five-day race meet.1930 - Uruguay beats Argentina 4-2 for soccer's first World Cup in Montevideo.1932 - The 10th modern Olympic Games open in Los Angeles.1961 - Jerry Barber...
Sports on TV

...Regional coverage, Oakland at Detroit or Colorado at WashingtonSOCCER8 p.m., ESPN - FIFA, World Cup, round of 16, Argentina vs. Switzerland, at Sao PauloNoon, ESPN - FIFA, World Cup, round of 16, Belgium vs. United States, at Salvador, BrazilTENNIS4...


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