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FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup
The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be played June 12 through July 13 in Brazil. The tournament features 32 teams at 12 venues in nine host cities. Spain won the 2010 World Cup, its first, and Italy won the 2006 cup, the country's fourth title. Full Coverage.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be played June 12 through July 13 in Brazil. The tournament features 32 teams at 12 venues in nine host cities. Spain won the 2010 World Cup, its first, and Italy won the 2006 cup, the country's fourth title. Full Coverage. « Show less

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  • Costume parade continues despite cold weather

    Costume parade continues despite cold weather
    Flowers, robots, angels and even monopoly pieces braved the icy weather Saturday for the 23rd Annual Halloween Costume Parade and Contest. Parents and children started lining up under the overhang outside Chuck E. Cheese in the Festival of Bel Air...
  • McDaniel swim coach follows Olympian to London

    Jeff Hiestand has spent the last 11 years beside the pool at McDaniel College, where he has coached five individual conference champions in eight events. In two weeks, he'll still be near a pool, but in a far different location. On Aug. 9, Hiestand will...
  • Animal Kingdom returns to training in Fair Hill

    Animal Kingdom returns to training in Fair Hill
    Animal Kingdom, the 2011 Kentucky Derby winner, is back on the training track at the Fair Hill Training Center and being pointed toward the $10 million Dubai World Cup in late March. Trainer Graham Motion couldn't keep the delight from his...
  • Glenelg student organizes Howard County soccer 'World Cup'

    Glenelg Country School junior Tala Ahmadi visited Spain with family last year while that county's national soccer team played in the FIFA World Cup championship — and to the surprise of many locals, she could hold a conversation about the team...
  • First-timer wins Columbia Triathlon

    First-timer wins Columbia Triathlon
    Cameron Dye, of Boulder, Colorado, came out of Centennial Lake in third place after completing the 1.5k swim, and took control of Sunday's 29th annual Columbia Triathlon on the 41k bike portion of the event. Dye, 28, then ran away from Andrew Yoder,...
  • United States won't be 'friendly' host for Brazil at FedEx Field

    United States won't be 'friendly' host for Brazil at FedEx Field
    The soccer term "friendly" can be a misnomer, depending on the teams playing the match and the circumstances surrounding it. For a U.S. side trying to reinvent itself after a disappointing performance in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa while...
  • Brazil's young Neymar dazzles Americans in 4-1 rout

    Brazil's young Neymar dazzles Americans in 4-1 rout
    The list of Brazilian soccer legends began with the incomparable Pele, who as a 17-year-old led his country to the first of five World Cups in 1958. It has continued, nearly unabated, for a half-century. Now, it's Neymar's star turn. The 20-year-old...
  • Modern pentathlon: Perfect sport for Suzanne Stettinius

    Modern pentathlon: Perfect sport for Suzanne Stettinius
    Like many Olympic athletes not named Michael Phelps, Suzanne Stettinius is both training and fundraising in these final weeks before the Summer Games. She's made appeals via Facebook and her blog and, next week, will host a party at a Baltimore County...
  • Women's lacrosse Player of the Week: Marlee Paton, Loyola

    Marlee Paton, Loyola Sophomore, Seaholme, Australia, midfielder Paton's leadership on a freshman-laden offense proved critical to the Greyhounds running away with a 17-11 Big East victory over previously unbeaten and No. 6 Notre Dame on Sunday. A...
  • Bits & Pieces: Atholton alum Tatyana McFadden continues to win accolades

    I would hate to be the one who has to dust off all of the awards and medals that paralympian Tatyana McFadden has won both nationally and internationally over the past few years. The Clarksville native, who made headlines on the track while at Atholton...
  • UMBC women's coach Kelly Berger resigns

    UMBC women's coach Kelly Berger resigns
    UMBC women’s lacrosse coach Kelly Berger has resigned after three years as Retrievers coach for unspecified reasons. The university’s athletics website announced Berger's departure in a┬áthree-sentence new release that said she leaves with a...
  • Changing of the guard at U.S. swimming Olympic trials

    Changing of the guard at U.S. swimming Olympic trials
    — The giggler who became the sweetheart of the 1988 Seoul Games, Janet Evans, found her situation this week pretty comical. She was trying, quite in vain as it turned out, to recapture Olympic glory at age 40. "There was a 16-year-old," the three-...