Who wound up in difficult groups and who got away easy from Friday’s World Cup draw (average world ranking for four teams in parentheses):
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COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil (AP) — One of the worst finals in World Cup history — Spain vs. the Netherlands — will be reprised in one of the first games of the 2014 edition.
COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil (AP) — The Amazon jungle city of Manaus was the big winner at the World Cup draw.
COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil (AP) — Coaches and players were quick to react to Friday’s World Cup draw. The following is a selection.
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Officials are calling it a robbery gone bad, but a bloody firefight between police and an armed band in a northern town has Nicaraguans asking if guerrilla groups are forming to confront President Daniel Ortega as he lobbies for a constitutional change to let him seek an unprecedented third term.