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  • Defending World Cup champion Spain heads for Brazil with 2-0 win over El Salvador at FedEx Field

    Defending World Cup champion Spain heads for Brazil with 2-0 win over El Salvador at FedEx Field
    LANDOVER — As the Spanish national soccer team headed into its final warm-up game before leaving for Brazil, and with one last chance to work out any kinks before setting out to defend its World Cup crown, manager Vicente del Bosque wanted his...
  • Brazil, Croatia to kick off 2014 World Cup

    Brazil, Croatia to kick off 2014 World Cup
    Every morning, we'll break down the coming day's World Cup action in Brazil. What's on tap: Brazil vs Croatia, 4 p.m., ESPN Group preview:  Group A. What you’ll see: There’s only one game on the opening day of 2014 World Cup, but it&...
  • As World Cup kicks off in Brazil, many local fans are 'emotionally invested'

    As World Cup kicks off in Brazil, many local fans are 'emotionally invested'
    Derek Woodward can remember how local sports fans reacted to the 1994 World Cup, the first and only time the quadrennial soccer event was held in the United States. Despite games being played as nearby as Washington's RFK Stadium, few casual fans knew...
  • Coffee Companion (6/13): Gausman shines again as Orioles stay hot

    Coffee Companion (6/13): Gausman shines again as Orioles stay hot
    Lost in all the sports commotion this weekend is the U.S. Open, at which a wet course this morning is allowing players to score early. I hope it's like that at Pine Ridge today. Either way, here is the Coffee Companion, where every weekday morning, we...
  • 2010 World Cup final rematch between Spain, Netherlands featured Friday in Brazil

    2010 World Cup final rematch between Spain, Netherlands featured Friday in Brazil
    Yesterday in one sentence: World Cup officiating is probably going to be brutal and will ruin the tournament for some, no matter how deserved Brazil's 3-1 win was. What's on tap today: Mexico vs. Cameroon, noon, ESPN2; Spain vs. Netherlands, 3 p.m.,...
  • Baltimore-based fund sending cancer survivor to World Cup

    Baltimore-based fund sending cancer survivor to World Cup
    The legacy of Craig Willinger lives on with Hannah Smith at the 2014 World Cup. Smith, a 17-year-old high school soccer player from Murraysville, Pa., is in Brazil this week with her mother, Rori. She is the ninth honoree of a Baltimore-based foundation...
  • St. Charles of Brazil church in new, larger temporary home for Sunday services

    St. Charles of Brazil church in new, larger temporary home for Sunday services
    The small congregation of St. Charles of Brazil still doesn't have a permanent home, but it doesn't mind. The group held their first Mass at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 4, in its new home at Historic Stone Church in Elkridge. "I think it's going to be...
  • Byrd's legacy of jazz continues to soar in Annapolis

    The beat goes on in 2014, at least when it comes to jazz in Annapolis provided by a program nurtured by Joe Byrd and, before that, by his brother, Charlie Byrd. A tradition set by those two will again draw major talent to Annapolis this year for a...
  • Under Armour launches brand in Brazil

    Under Armour launches brand in Brazil
    Under Armour is launching sales in Brazil, part of the Baltimore-based sports apparel maker's goal of spreading the brand globally. Under Armour apparel and footwear will be sold in more than 70 locations or e-commerce hubs, the company said. The...
  • We have a deal, but the damage is already done

    We have a deal, but the damage is already done
    I've spent the last two weeks in Latin America — where they know something about defaulting on public debts. As part of a bipartisan group of former U.S. ambassadors, I met with business leaders, central bankers, government officials and ordinary...
  • Obama must take stronger measures to confront Putin [Commentary]

    Obama must take stronger measures to confront Putin [Commentary]
    President Barack Obama came into office promising to limit United States commitments abroad in order to focus on the economy and health care at home. Such an approach may have been prudent immediately after the excesses of the Bush administration, but...
  • Five questions for Under Armour's man overseas

    Five questions for Under Armour's man overseas
    Under Armour liked the work Karl-Heinz "Charlie" Maurath had done for one of its competitors when the brand tapped him to lead its international growth. That was nearly two years ago, when Maurath left Adidas, where he'd held senior executive roles in...