Copa America

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Brazil Hot Again at the Copa

Brasileiros stun favorite Argentina 3-0, win South American futbol final

(Newser) - Despite missing playmakers Kaka and Ronaldinho and scuffling earlier in the tournament, Brazil got hot at the right time to upset old rivals Argentina and win its eighth Copa America, the second in a row. Argentina's freewheeling offense was disrupted by 37 fouls from its calculating, muscular opponent, and Brazil... More »

Brazil to Face Argentina in Copa Final

Championship will be a replay of the 2004 matchup

(Newser) - Brazil out-shot Uruguay 5-4 in penalty kicks this Tuesday, earning itself a fifth Copa America final in six attempts. Argentina shut out Mexico 3-0 last night for the other spot in this year's championship Sunday in Venezuela. The match will be a recapitulation of 2004's final, in which Brazil downed... More »

Paraguay Defeats USA 3-1 in Copa America

US on the brink of elimination in pan-American tournament

(Newser) - The United States dropped its second round Group B match to Paraguay at the 2007 Copa America yesterday, with a final score of 1-3. The American side was plagued by an errant defense and poor communication throughout the 90 minutes. The score was even at the half, but an attacking... More »

Chavez Warns of US Attack

Orders Venezuelan army to prepare for guerrilla resistance

(Newser) - Truculent Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has ordered troops to be prepared for a US invasion, the Guardian reports. America is intent on toppling his government in any way it can, Chavez warned in a speech to soldiers. "It's not just armed warfare; I'm also referring to psychological warfare, political... More »

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