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  • My world of sports -- in a wheelchair

    My world of sports -- in a wheelchair
    "Stop moving unless you want your eyeballs to be patriotic, too." One of my best friends, Michaela, said these words to me a few weeks ago as she carefully painted an American flag across my entire face in preparation for the United States vs....
  • World Cup Final Nets 26.5 Million Viewers in the U.S.

    Team USA may have been eliminated a few weeks ago, but Americans remained interested in this year's World Cup to the end. Sunday's FIFA World Cup Final between Germany and Argentina averaged an impressive 26.5 million viewers on ABC and Univision,...
  • North and South American Pix Among Locarno Fest Mix

    ROME -- The 67th Locarno Film Festival has unveiled a promising lineup, which sees particularly strong presences from both North and South America, more established auteurs competing alongside lots of newcomers, and a distinct diversity of genres and...
  • U.S. drops to 15th in world soccer rankings

    U.S. drops to 15th in world soccer rankings
    Despite advancing to the Round of 16 in this summer’s World Cup, the U.S. national team dropped two spots, to 15th, in the latest FIFA World Rankings released Thursday. That’s the lowest the U.S. has been since August, when it was 19th....
  • U.S. must advance to keep soccer passion alive

    U.S. must advance to keep soccer passion alive
    Perhaps the collective defensive brain freeze that began when Michael Bradley inexplicably lost the ball in the closing seconds against Portugal is one of the greatest things that ever happened to soccer in the United States of America. The tie...
  • World Cup cleans up in weekly ratings

    World Cup cleans up in weekly ratings
    How much is Orlando enjoying the World Cup? Just look at the ratings. Twenty-one of the top 22 sports broadcasts last week were World Cup matches, and the United States team brought in more viewers than anything in prime time. The United States-...
  • World Cup: Ratings winner for U.S.

    World Cup: Ratings winner for U.S.
    UPDATED WITH NATIONAL NUMBERS: The United States-Portugal match was Sunday's most-watched show by a wide margin. ESPN's telecast attracted 18.2 million viewers, and Univision's pulled in an additional 6.5 million for a total of 24.7 million -- a...
  • World Cup: Strong ratings at midday

    World Cup: Strong ratings at midday
    UPDATED: The U.S.-Germany match at the World Cup was never going to challenge the U.S.-Portugal match in the ratings. The latter happened on Sunday while the former unfolded during the workday Thursday. Still, the numbers were impressive. On ESPN, the...
  • Sports Buzz: Will the U.S. beat Portugal in their upcoming World Cup match?

    Sports Buzz: Will the U.S. beat Portugal in their upcoming World Cup match?
    The United States finally broke their Ghana jinx in the World Cup but to make the second round of the tournament, the U.S. needs to get a result against Portugal and Germany.  On Sunday, that first chance comes against Portugal in Manaus. Portugal...
  • Sports Buzz: Will the U.S. survive the 'Group of Death'?

    Sports Buzz: Will the U.S. survive the 'Group of Death'?
    The World Cup begins today in Brazil and on Monday, the United States Men's National Team will begin its own quest to survive the dreaded "Group of Death". With top teams Germany and Portugal looming, the United States' opening game against...
  • Sports Buzz: Did the United States choke against Portugal?

    Sports Buzz: Did the United States choke against Portugal?
    It was there for the taking.  The United States were seconds away from advancing out of the Group of Death at the World Cup with a game still to play - and then it all fell apart. Michael Bradley gave the ball away and the FIFA World Player of the...
  • U.S. holds Cristiano Ronaldo in check -- until final 30 seconds

    U.S. holds Cristiano Ronaldo in check -- until final 30 seconds
    For 94 1/2 minutes, the U.S. transformed the peerless Cristiano Ronaldo into merely a cut above an everyday player. Not one of his shots was cause for alarm. Aside from the early pass that was poorly cleared by American defender Geoff Cameron and...