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World Cup

Chris Wondolowski #9 of the USA celebrates his first goal of the match with Kyle Beckerman #6 in the first half of their international friendly match against the Korea Republic at StubHub Center on February 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The USA defeated the Korea Republic 2-0. (Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Earthquakes Veteran Wondolowski Hoping He Has Earned Spot On U.S. World Cup Squad

For years, Chris Wondolowski waited for this chance. He kept pushing through training as he was passed over to play for his country, hoping the opportunity would eventually come.

03/04/2014

Chris Wondolowski #8 of the San Jose Earthquakes. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Earthquakes Players Train For World Cup, Say Brazil Is Ready

Back with the San Jose Earthquakes after their nearly monthlong stint on the U.S. national team and training in Sao Paulo, Clarence Goodson and Chris Wondolowski believe Brazil will be ready for the World Cup stage come June.

02/11/2014

Jermaine Jones

U.S. Tops Mexico 2-0, Clinches World Cup Berth

The United States clinched its seventh straight World Cup appearance, getting second-half goals from Eddie Johnson and Landon Donovan on Tuesday night for the now traditional 2-0 home qualifying win over Mexico.

09/10/2013

A CBS 5 viewer took this photo of an Oracle Racing catamaran capsizing on San Francisco Bay on October 16, 2012. (Stefan Kirkeby)

Oracle Catamaran Brought Back To Shore After Capsizing On Bay

A 72-foot Oracle Team USA catamaran that capsized Tuesday afternoon in San Francisco Bay was brought ashore early Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

10/17/2012

The Oracle Racing AC45 catamarans practice near the Golden Gate Bridge on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America's Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series   (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

SF America’s Cup Village Opens As Preliminary Races Get Underway

The America’s Cup racing village opened Tuesday at San Francisco’s Marina Green, where race organizers introduced the sailors who will participate in preliminary races this week for the international regatta.

08/21/2012

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: Women’s World Cup PK Finish

The Japanese women’s soccer team outkicked the U.S. in the penalty-kick shootout finale to take the Women’s World Cup Sunday. John told the KCBS morning crew it was an exciting finish, especially for viewers who don’t follow soccer.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/18/2011

Fans view the World Cup Finals in San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza.

Huge San Francisco Crowd Cheers Women’s Soccer Team In Civic Center

Crowds at San Francisco’s Civic Center loyally rooted for American and Japanese soccer players at a screening of the FIFA Women’s World Cup final as the game went into overtime shootouts.

CBS San Francisco–07/17/2011

San Francisco, world cup, Soccer, Civic Center

Soccer Fans Descend On SF Civic Center For World Cup Viewing

Bay Area soccer fans braved wind, fog and mist Wednesday in San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza to watch the women’s World Cup semifinals.

CBS San Francisco–07/13/2011

USA's striker Alex Morgan (L) celebrates with USA's midfielder Megan Rapinoe, after scoring the 1-3 goal during the FIFA women's football World Cup semi-final match France vs USA in Moenchengladbach, Germany, on July 13, 2011. (Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Cal Star Scores In USA Women’s Win Over France

The United States is in the World Cup final for the first time since 1999, and once again, it was Abby Wambach, along with former Cal star forward Alex Morgan, coming up big in a 3-1 victory over France.

CBS San Francisco–07/13/2011

Alex Morgan, center, reacts with teammates after she scoring during their Women's World Cup 2011 soccer first leg play off match against Italy. (AP)

San Francisco To Host Women’s World Cup Finals Viewing Events

San Francisco’s Recreation and Park Department will host free, family-friendly viewings of this summer’s women’s World Cup competition at the Civic Center Plaza.

CBS San Francisco–07/03/2011

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