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  • England, Uruguay face elimination in Group D grudge match

    England, Uruguay face elimination in Group D grudge match
    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....
  • Costa Rica looks to finish off England's chances as France, Switzerland square off

    Costa Rica looks to finish off England's chances as France, Switzerland square off
    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....
  • Italy-Uruguay match promises to send one World Cup superpower home early

    Italy-Uruguay match promises to send one World Cup superpower home early
    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...
  • Mexico-Netherlands match to feature contrasting styles in World Cup

    Mexico-Netherlands match to feature contrasting styles in World Cup
    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...
  • Coffee Companion (6/30): Another Orioles loss and some World Cup drama

    Coffee Companion (6/30): Another Orioles loss and some World Cup drama
    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...
  • Argentina-Belgium has offensive stars to restart World Cup excitement

    Argentina-Belgium has offensive stars to restart World Cup excitement
    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...
  • European powers England, Italy clash on packed World Cup Saturday

    European powers England, Italy clash on packed World Cup Saturday
    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.,...
  • Lifelong love of nature sparked Eco Adventures

    Lifelong love of nature sparked Eco Adventures
    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...
  • CONCACAF official says Gold Cup sellout 'would not be a surprise'

    CONCACAF official says Gold Cup sellout 'would not be a surprise'
    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...
  • Towson Times female Athlete of the Year runs to success

    Towson Times female Athlete of the Year runs to success
    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...
  • Ellicott City photographer brings nature to life

    Ellicott City photographer brings nature to life
    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...
  • U.S. could play in Gold Cup here

    Men's soccer 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...