FOR JULY 7, 2014
This is an article from the July 7, 2014 issue
Grant Wahl on ...
Mexico's 2--1 loss to the Netherlands
It's a shame, really. You can't help but leave this game thinking that Mexico lost it more than that the Netherlands won it. Coach Miguel Herrera did well to turn around a Mexican team that was a disaster in 2013 and take it to within six minutes of a quarterfinals berth in the World Cup a year later. Read more of Wahl's take on Mexico's heartbreaking loss and all the other action from Brazil atSI.com/soccer/ planet-futbol
Catching Up With...
Former Cavaliers guard Craig Ehlo is mostly remembered as a shooting victim. The Shot—Michael Jordan's series-clincher in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs 25 years ago—came over Ehlo's outstretched left arm. But what happened to Ehlo since? What has 1999 WNBA No. 1 pick Chamique Holdsclaw been up to since retiring in 2010? Where did Olympic gold medalist and former Iowa wrestling coach Dan Gable go after he stepped off the mat? This week's Where Are They Now series continues on SI.com, with updates on Ehlo, Holdsclaw and Gable, as well as news on former high school basketball star Aquille Carr and UConn's Israeli-born guard Doron Sheffer.
Where Are You Going?
With the beginning of the NBA's free-agent free-for-all on July 1, the rumor mill is churning. Which teams will Carmelo Anthony visit on his job tour? Will the Decision Part Deux keep LeBron in South Beach? Go to SI.com/nba for complete coverage of the latest gossip and signings from around the league.
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Check out The MMQB's Peter King as he catches up with the Montreal Alouettes' newest wideout, former NFL receiver Chad Johnson. In his CFL regular-season debut last Saturday against Calgary, Johnson caught two passes for 20 yards.
Follow @SI_soccer on Instagram for the most captivating images from the 2014 World Cup, including this sand sculpture of Brazil's central defender Thiago Silva carved on Ipanema Beach in Rio.