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FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup
The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be played June 12 through July 13 in Brazil. The tournament features 32 teams at 12 venues in nine host cities. Spain won the 2010 World Cup, its first, and Italy won the 2006 cup, the country's fourth title.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be played June 12 through July 13 in Brazil. The tournament features 32 teams at 12 venues in nine host cities. Spain won the 2010 World Cup, its first, and Italy won the 2006 cup, the country's fourth title. « Show less

Top FIFA World Cup Articles

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  • Let's go to the super-sized World Cup

    Let's go to the super-sized World Cup
    Think I'm going to the World Cup in Brazil next year. ("Come on, Greene. We got March Madness across the land, Arnie's Bay Hill right here, plus college football spring training — and you're talking about soccer?" — Yep. My column, my rules....
  • Despite accident, Verzbicas is USA Triathlon's top rookie

    Despite accident, Verzbicas is USA Triathlon's top rookie
    Even though his season ended after a horrifying bicycle crash in July, Lukas Verzbicas was named Thursday as USA Triathlon’s 2012 rookie of the year. The Sandburg High School graduate, who now lives in Colorado Springs, has made a stunning...
  • Sports TV and radio: Tuesday's 3/26 log (updated Monday AM)

    Sports TV and radio: Tuesday's 3/26 log (updated Monday AM)
    7 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: San Francisco vs. Chicago Cubs (d.).--MLB Net. 9 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: St. Louis vs. Minnesota (d.).--MLB Net. 10 a.m.    Softball: May 2007: Bethel vs. Kecoughtan.--LSC 48 11 a.m.    Golf: Tavistock Cup final round...
  • Orlando should be hosting Super Bowl at the new ESPN Disney Dome

    Orlando should be hosting Super Bowl at the new ESPN Disney Dome
    The announcement came this past week that Orlando will bring the ArenaBowl to the Amway Center later this year, and that is certainly good news and positive exposure for our city. But we could be and should be so much more. With all due respect to the...
  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 2/6 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 2/6 log (updated Tuesday AM)
    7:30 a.m.    Football: National Signing Day coverage.--ESPNU 2 p.m.    College highlights: East Carolina basketball, then Duke at 2:30.--MASN 2:30 p.m.    Soccer: Brazil vs. England.--Fox Soccer Channel 2:55 p.m.    Soccer: Germany at France (in Paris).--...
  • Emily Sweeney Competes At Lake Placid, But Aims For Sochi

    Emily Sweeney Competes At Lake Placid, But Aims For Sochi
    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — The Sween Team was out in full force Friday afternoon, despite swirling snow that threatened to blanket the luge run at Mount Van Hoevenberg. They were easy to spot, with their fluorescent green winter caps that read "USA"...
  • Chicago's Evans gets first World Cup bobsled medal

    Chicago's Evans gets first World Cup bobsled medal
    Chicagoan Aja Evans, in her rookie season as a bobsled pusher, earned her first World Cup medal Friday in Igls, Austria. With the fastest time of the 20 sleds in the second run, Evans and driver Jazmine Fenlator took third overall , just five-hundredths...
  • Flagging U.S. interest reflected in mediocre WBC roster

    Flagging U.S. interest reflected in mediocre WBC roster
    Will the third time be the charm for the World Baseball Classic? Not if the underwhelming U.S. roster is any indication. While many of Commissioner Bud Selig's innovations have enjoyed immediate success — especially expanded playoffs and...
  • Life Out Here: Traveling down but up

    Life Out Here: Traveling down but up
    People were angry.    After spending a month in Argentina leading a study-abroad group, I wrote a column about how Argentines flew their beautiful flag everywhere, wore their national pride on their chests like shiny medals, thought their country was...
  • Grant's Golf Blog: Gary Woodland

    Grant's Golf Blog: Gary Woodland
    Gary Woodland is the epitome of the modern golfer. Big, strong, athletic, handsome and young. He actually gave up playing basketball for a future on the links. The Topeka native quit basketball at Washburn for a chance to play golf at KU - a move that...
  • Another world medal for Palos Hills sledder

    Another world medal for Palos Hills sledder
    With all the attention Olympic track stars Lolo Jones and Tianna Madison attracted when they tried bobsled pushing this winter, it was easy for last year's breakout athlete, Katie Eberling, to be pushed into the background. That didn't bother the former...
  • First World Cup win for Glenview skater Hansen

    First World Cup win for Glenview skater Hansen
    It has been a season of firsts for Brian Hansen of Glenview. Saturday, the long track speedskater had the first World Cup win of his career, taking the 1,000-meter race in Erfurt, Germany. In November, the 22-year-old had won his first Cup...
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Back to School

A collection of news and information related to Back to School published by this site and its partners.

Top Back to School Articles

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  • jcpenney offers free back-to-school haircuts in August

    jcpenney offers free back-to-school haircuts in August
    jcpenney is ushering in the back-to-schoolshopping season by offering free haircuts all month to elementary school students in the department store salons. "We really just want to help kids go back to school in style, and we're helping the parents too,"...
  • Shoppers take advantage of Maryland's tax-free holiday

    Shoppers in Maryland showed up at area malls and other retail outlets in large numbers Sunday, the first day of the state's Tax Free Week. The holiday from state sales tax for most clothing and footwear priced under $100 was an incentive to spend and...
  • Lutherville: Wheels in motion for event to help fight prostate cancer

    We've become familiar with the antique car shows at the Fire Museum of Maryland over the years, but there is a different kind of vehicle show coming up Sept. 1 at the museum. The fourth annual Wheels for Prostate Cancer Research Fundraiser welcomes any...
  • County Council member holds Back to School Extravaganza

    Prince George's County Council member Mary Lehman will hold a Back to School Extravaganza Saturday, Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at High Point High School, 3600 Powder Mill Road, in Beltsville. This free event, open to District 1 families, offers free...
  • Balto. Co. schools chief kicks off first year with message of teamwork

    Balto. Co. schools chief kicks off first year with message of teamwork
    Drawing on the last drumrolls of the Perry Hall High School marching band, Baltimore County schools superintendent S. Dallas Dance greeted 700 applauding administrators Friday to deliver his inaugural back-to-school address, sending a message he hoped...
  • Learn about geocaching with Conservancy as your guide

    Geocaching, an outdoor treasure hunt using hand-held GPS devices, is a fun family activity that continues to grow in popularity. Want to learn how to participate? The Howard County Conservancy will offer an opportunity on Saturday, Sept. 8 at, 10 a.m.,...
  • Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton: St. Andrew's Church goes cajun for its August Community Feast

    St. Andrew's Church, 2892 Route 97 in Glenwood, will be holding its August Community Feast Aug. 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. This month's theme will be a Cajun Feast. Come enjoy gumbo, rice, salad, garlic bread, marinated vegetables and homemade desserts. The...
  • No age barriers, as Harford shops for new school year

    No age barriers, as Harford shops for new school year
    Parents and kids in Harford County got ready to head back to school with plenty of shopping over the weekend, as the state-sponsored week of tax-free shopping also encouraged residents to make their purchases by Saturday. There's not much time left to...
  • Rodgers Forge: Bike rack puts wheels in motion at Rodgers Forge Elementary School

    Just in time for the start of school, community leaders gathered on Friday, Aug. 24, for the dedication ceremony of the new bike rack at Rodgers Forge Elementary School. Taking part were 5th District County Councilman David Marks, as well as Stu Sirota,...
  • Rodgers Forge: As summer ends, events mark approaching school year

    Well, my young friends, all good things must come to an end — and so it is with summer. As we know, our local schools will open their doors for the 2012 -2013 academic year on Monday, Aug. 27. Some of you will be walking those halls for the first...
  • Catonsville schools host Back to School Nights

    Parents and guardians of students who attend the following area Baltimore County public schools are invited to attend Back to School Nights to learn about their child's school, faculty and staff, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Arbutus...
  • Arbutus and Lansdowne area schools host Back to School Nights

    Parents and guardians of students who attend the following area Baltimore County public schools are invited to attend Back to School Nights to learn about their child's school, faculty and staff, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Arbutus...