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  • Commentary: There is hope for the U.S. in Group G

    Hope. It's one of the point of sports, isn't it? The belief that on any given day, something amazing can happen for the team you root for, which will enable them to win and that result will inexplicably make your life better. There is nothing like hope....
  • Boko Haram militants kidnap up to 30 Nigerian women: report

    Boko Haram militants kidnap up to 30 Nigerian women: report
    Suspected Islamist Boko Haram militants have kidnapped up to 30 women from nomadic settlements in Nigeria's northeast, close to where the group abducted more than 200 schoolgirls, residents and Nigerian media said. Villagers from Chibok, where the...
  • 20 women abducted in Nigeria; Boko Haram still holding 272 girls

    20 women abducted in Nigeria; Boko Haram still holding 272 girls
    Gunmen abducted 20 women from a remote settlement in northeastern Nigeria as 272 schoolgirls kidnapped by the terrorist group Boko Haram continued to languish in captivity, according to news reports Monday. The latest abductions follow dozens of...
  • U.S. men's soccer team is ready for World Cup to begin in Brazil

    SAO PAULO, Brazil — The U.S. soccer team was scheduled to land here late Monday morning, local time. Though it would arrive fresh off a month-long training camp that left it winded and weary and three consecutive victories that left it comfortable...
  • Friendly against Nigeria gives U.S. strong final tuneup for World Cup

    Friendly against Nigeria gives U.S. strong final tuneup for World Cup
    The country will get one last look Saturday at the U.S. men's national team ahead of the World Cup in Brazil. The friendly against Nigeria, though, is far from a final dress rehearsal. The U.S. will look to show improvement from its first two send-off...
  • Jozy Altidore's two goals lift U.S. men's team past Nigeria, 2-1

    Jozy Altidore's two goals lift U.S. men's team past Nigeria, 2-1
    The goal was a simple tap-in, but the finish itself could prove to be a crucial lift for the U.S. men's national team ahead of the World Cup. Jozy Altidore got an elusive goal in the 31st minute of the U.S. team's 2-1 win over Nigeria on Saturday, and...
  • Friendlies, training camp complete, U.S. focusing on Cup opener

    Friendlies, training camp complete, U.S. focusing on Cup opener
    SAO PAULO, Brazil — The U.S. soccer team was scheduled to land in Sao Paulo late Monday morning, local time, fresh off a monthlong training camp that left it winded and weary and three consecutive victories that left it comfortable and confident....
  • Jozy Altidore ends goal drought during U.S. win over Nigeria

    Jozy Altidore ends goal drought during U.S. win over Nigeria
    JACKSONVILLE — The goal was a simple tap-in, but the finish itself could prove to be a crucial lift for the U.S. men's national team ahead of the World Cup. Jozy Altidore got an elusive goal in the 31st minute of the U.S. team's 2-1 win over...
  • World Cup round-up - USA vs. Nigeria in Jacksonville

    World Cup round-up - USA vs. Nigeria in Jacksonville
    Greetings from a far less balmy Jacksonville. After temperatures hovered in the upper 80s (with humidity that made it feel like it was in the 90s), today's atmosphere at EverBank Field feels much better -- it should be 82 degrees with 74-percent...
  • World Cup round-up: U.S.-Nigeria ticket sales surpass record

    World Cup round-up: U.S.-Nigeria ticket sales surpass record
    JACKSONVILLE -- The World Cup is inching ever-closer, and we'll keep you up to date with all the news in the lead-up to the event.  Here's what's floating out there today about the World Cup... * Ticket sales for Saturday's U.S. World Cup send-off...
  • Lupita Nyong'o Starring in, Producing Romance Story 'Americanah'

    Lupita Nyong'o will star in and produce a movie version of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's romance novel "Americanah" with Brad Pitt's Plan B, D2 Productions and Potboiler Productions. The deal re-teams the Mexican-Kenyan actress -- who won an Oscar in her...
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