Lucke Ehret, center, of Mannheim, Germany, celebrates with fellow fans after Germany defeated Argentina in the World Cup soccer final in Brazil, at a viewing party in Centennial Olympic Park, Sunday, July 13, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

More than 26 million watch World Cup final in US

NEW YORK (AP) — Even without the home team involved, the World Cup final between Germany and Argentina set a television viewership record in the United States, capping a tournament that exceeded expectations for interest […]


Jose Rodriguez, from left, Mark Dickinson, Luke Cantin, and Christian react to play early in a World Cup soccer match between the United States and Belgium, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Jacksonville Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/The Florida Times-Union, Bob Mack)

Nielsen: 21.6 million viewers for Belgium game

NEW YORK (AP) — An estimated 21.6 million people watched Belgium knock out the United States soccer team in the World Cup on U.S. television — an impressive total for a weekday afternoon that almost […]


Mario Machado on his 70th birthday, receiving a jacket from his birthplace, Shanghai. (Photo credit: Wikipedia Commons)

Mario Machado, 78, LA TV newsman, AYSO founder, dies

WEST HILLS (CNS) – Mario Machado, who earned eight Emmy Awards as a newscaster and TV host in Los Angeles starting in the 1960s, died Friday, friends announced today. He was 78. Machado, who played collegiate soccer, […]


Obama: GOP walked away from immigration overhaul

MIAMI (AP) – President Barack Obama is telling a large Latino television audience that Republicans walked away from comprehensive immigration overhaul and says he has not wavered in his support for changes in immigration law. […]


Obama: Extremists used video as 'excuse' to attack

MIAMI (AP) – President Barack Obama says extremists used an anti-Islam video as an excuse to assault U.S. interests, including an attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya that left four Americans dead. Speaking at […]


ABC, Univision teaming for news network in English

(AP) – ABC News and Univision on Monday announced a joint venture to create an English-language news network aimed at Latinos that will offer online content this summer and be on television next year. The […]



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