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BRAZIL BEAT: Germany-US happy for tennis marriage

Germany’s Jerome Boateng, left, and United States’ Fabian Johnson shake hands after Germany won 1-0 during the group G World Cup soccer match between the USA and Germany at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, Thursday, June 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)...
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Mueller’s 9th career World Cup goal lifts Germany

Germany’s Thomas Mueller celebrates scoring the opening goal during the group G World Cup soccer match between the USA and Germany at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, Thursday, June 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader) Germany’s Thomas Mueller celebrates...
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US advances to World Cup’s 2nd round despite loss

United States’ goalkeeper Tim Howard (1) and his teammates celebrate after qualifying for the next World Cup round following their 1-0 loss to Germany during the group G World Cup soccer match between the USA and Germany at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, Thursday,...
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Nadal rallies to beat Rosol and avenge 2012 upset

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates a point during the men’s singles match against Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday, June 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin) Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates a point...
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Thousands in US turn out to watch World Cup match

Alex Dubin, 17, center top, reacts with other United States fans while watching the 2014 World Cup soccer match between the United States and Germany at a public viewing party in San Francisco, Thursday, June 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Alex Dubin, 17, center top, reacts with...
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BRAZIL BEAT: ‘The dark room with the big bad wolf’

A mural of Uruguay’s soccer striker Luis Suarez covers a wall as artist Marcos Jambeiro paints other players at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 26, 2014. FIFA banned Suarez from all football activities for four months on Thursday for biting an...
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US advances to World Cup’s 2nd round despite loss

United States’ goalkeeper Tim Howard (1) and his teammates celebrate after qualifying for the next World Cup round following their 1-0 loss to Germany during the group G World Cup soccer match between the USA and Germany at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, Thursday,...
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Isner wins 19-17 tiebreaker for Wimbledon advance

LONDON (AP) — John Isner won a 19-17 tiebreaker in the opening set and never faced a break point Thursday en route to beating 62nd-ranked Jarkko Nieminen of Finland to reach Wimbledon’s third round for the first time. Only one men’s singles tiebreaker in...
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Ronaldo earns Portugal 2-1 win vs Ghana, both out

Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo, left, runs past Ghana’s Afriyie Acquah, right, after Ronaldo scored his side’s 2nd goal during the group G World Cup soccer match between Portugal and Ghana at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, June 26, 2014. (AP...
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Germany beats the United States 1-0 in Group G

United States’ goalkeeper Tim Howard can not stop a shot by Germany’s Thomas Mueller to score his side’s first goal during the group G World Cup soccer match between the United States and Germany at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, Thursday, June 26,...