| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:20 PM
The U.S. team arrived in Sao Paulo on Monday, a week ahead of its World Cup opener with Ghana, and got right to work.
A police escort that included a helicopter hovering overhead guided the team on the morning trip from the airport to its downtown...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:45 AM
LONDON - Oil company BP and the maker of Budweiser beer joined the ranks Monday of World Cup sponsors pressing soccer's rulers to tackle corruption allegations over the awarding of the 2022 tournament to Qatar.
The calls, which followed similar...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:30 AM
MADRID -- Los Bragas, run by actress-producer-turned-director Alice Braga ("Elysium," "I Am Legend," "City of God") and writer-director Felipe Braga ("Trash," "Latitudes"), is seeking international broadcast TV outlets for "A Vida Fora dos Campos," an...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The soccer documentary "This Is Not a Ball" revolves around an art project by its co-director, Brazilian artist Vik Muniz, who creates artwork using unconventional materials like chocolate and sugar. Here he orchestrates two identical installations...
| May 9, 2014
| 5:32 PM
The NBA has banned L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life, but that's not good enough for many advertisers and sponsors.
Nearly 20 brands suspended or terminated their sponsorships of the Clippers after the release of a recording in which...
| May 3, 2014
| 3:35 PM
When Bosnia-Herzegovina makes its World Cup debut next month, it will become the 77th nation to participate in soccer's biggest tournament. And although only eight countries have won it, several more have left their mark by knocking off the favorites....
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:40 PM
On an April Tuesday afternoon, a big black van rolled through the streets of Elmhurst.
It might have been rented for a prom by a group of friends. It might have contained a baseball team headed to a game.
Then it stopped at Dominic Corso's home and...
| May 3, 2014
| 4:35 PM
The National Basketball Assn. announced Sunday that it will be rolling out a line of merchandise emblazoned with the "We Are One" slogan that became a rallying cry for the Los Angeles Clippers franchise and its fans in the wake of the Donald Sterling...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 3:17 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•Several items of jewelry valued together at $900 and various antique silver serving pieces were reported missing from a home in the 1300 block of North Luther Lane after the...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Between a cluster of bars in this small coastal town, middle-aged European men hover around dozens of fresh-faced Brazilian women in tight dresses.
Around the corner, two girls who look to be in their teens flag down cars, signaling their availability...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:16 AM
ASICS America Corp., the sports equipment company with the title sponsorship of this weekend's Los Angeles Marathon, is looking beyond runners.
Instead, the brand is hoping to reel in more athletes in other sports, targeting them in an advertising...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Earlier this month a German court might have succeeded in doing what no soccer team in Europe has been able to do in quite some time, namely wound Bayern Munich.
Whether the conviction of team President Uli Hoeness for tax evasion is simply a minor...