| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:44 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: Much of the Spanish team has pretty much played year-round since it won in 2010, and we are seeing the fruits of it — it's sadly clear none of them have anything left in the tank.
What’s on tap: Colombia vs....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: I'm glad I write for an American newspaper and not a British one, because with the controversial Luis Suarez causing the inevitable downfall of the disappointing English national team, I don't think I'd sleep until Tuesday....
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: All four matches yesterday saw a better team emerge and eventually run away with the match, with Mexico’s late assault against Croatia only topped by Neymar’s virtuoso performance in front of an adoring crowd in...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:05 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: The nation of Brazil let out the world’s largest sigh of relief after a win in penalties against Chile, and Uruguay proved (wait for it) toothless in attack when held up against Colombia and its star forward James...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:34 AM
The knockout round of the World Cup is usually the best part. So far, though, two games have been decided by penalty kicks, which is a darn shame, in my opinion. They should go back to golden goal. There'd be a loooooot more tension that way, and that's...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: The gap between the Americans’ loss and these matches didn’t really help anyone’s World Cup fever sustain itself, as France and Germany was kind of boring and Brazil won the battle against Colombia but lost the...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: It’s a little early to declare a team completely dead, but Spain looked completely dead yesterday.
What’s on tap: Colombia vs. Greece, 12 p.m., ABC; Uruguay vs. Costa Rica, 3 p.m.; ABC; England vs. Italy, 6 p.m.,...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:00 PM
The defining moment of Mei Len Sanchez-Barr’s life occurred on a moonlit beach in Costa Rica when she was about 8 years old. She and her sisters had been brought to the beach by their uncle, who was a sea turtle egg poacher. “It’s part...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:46 PM
CONCACAF general secretary Enrique Sanz said Wednesday that despite a low number of advanced ticket sales for Sunday's Gold Cup quarterfinals at M&T Bank Stadium, he expects the number of tickets to spike dramatically now that local soccer fans know...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:27 AM
There's no one with stronger humanitarian impulses on the Dulaney cross country and track teams than junior Isabel Griffith.
Last year, the Towson Times Athlete of the Year gathered 60 pairs of old running shoes from her Lion teammates and, along with...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:27 PM
With its triangular, armored head, bulging eyes and serrated forearms, the predator attacking its prey is a menacing sight.
The Transformer-like creature on the computer screen in George Grall's home office is actually a Carolina mantis chowing down on a...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 10:37 PM
U.S. could play in Gold Cup here
M&T Bank Stadium will host CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals July 21 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., and one of them could include the United States.
The U.S. team will play Belize, Costa Rica and Cuba in the...