| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:16 AM
In case there was any doubt, FIFA made it official Thursday: The U.S. is no longer the top soccer country in North and Central America.
In fact, it's not even No. 2.
In the latest world rankings released Thursday, soccer's global governing body...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:01 PM
ROME (Reuters) - Unloved even in their own country, Italy's national team clearly need a radical overhaul and, if anyone can do it, then it is the steely-willed Antonio Conte who was named as their new coach on Thursday.
In three seasons as Juventus...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:24 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former manager at indicted digital currency exchange Liberty Reserve pleaded guilty on Thursday in New York to federal charges of conspiracy and operating an unlicensed money transmitting business.
Azzedine El Amine, 47, a Costa...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Christopher Newport’s program is spending eight days in Costa Rica for community service, exhibitions and clinics.
Christopher Newport was ranked 25th in the Division III preseason...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 5:35 AM
The knockout rounds begin today at noon, but before we dive into the Round of 16, let’s take a look at some awards as they might stand through the group stages.
Golden Ball: Given to the tournament’s top player, there are plenty of strong...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:43 AM
The World Cup round of 16 is set, and the tournament now changes as every team begins its win or go home mentality.
The U.S. and Algeria joined group winners Germany and Belgium as the final four teams to move out of the group stage and into the...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:35 AM
Mexico got to Brazil on the back of Graham Zusi's goal.
El Tri has taken advantage of its opportunity. Mexico advanced to the knockout stages with a decisive 3-1 win over Croatia. All four goals came in the final 18 minutes of the match, with Mexico...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 6:18 AM
The joy of Brazil advancing to the World Cup semifinals on Friday was tempered by the loss of its star, Neymar.
The 22-year-old playmaker suffered a fractured vertebra in his lower back when he was kneed in the back by Colombia's Juan Camilo Zuniga...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 5:38 AM
Brazil needed penalty kicks to advance, while Colombia's James Rodriguez continued to prove himself as one of the top players in the entire tournament with two goals to lead Los Cafeteros to the quarterfinals.
Chile gave the host country all it could...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:41 AM
Arjen Robben's skill -- and theatrics -- may have helped the Netherlands advance to the quarterfinals of the World Cup.
Did Robben flop? That was the question many were asking after the Netherlands overcame a one-goal deficit in the final minutes of...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:21 AM
There’s nothing more refreshing than a free, or low-cost libation to launch a summer getaway to Florida or the Americas. Here are some toast-worthy offers to consider this season.
At Miami, South Beach And Vero Beach In Florida:
| Jul 25, 2014
| 9:03 AM
For a while, hotels and resorts touted such perks as iPod docks, free Wi-Fi, and even use of free iPads. But some guests, weary of hours sitting in front of a computer/cell phone screen and being bombarded by texts, and emails, tweets and instagrams, seem...