| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Apparently it is possible to have too much success.
At least that's the opinion of Vicente del Bosque, who has seen Spanish soccer achieve unprecedented levels of success in recent years.
The national team has won the last two European Championships...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:12 PM
For Spain's national soccer team, the road to Brazil included a brief stop in Baltimore.
The European powerhouse, among the favorites to win the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, arrived at Baltimore-Washington International Airport on Monday night to a...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:52 PM
I have to shake my head in amazement when I see what has happened to the Columbia Invitational Soccer Tournament since the day it started four decades ago. It began when three soccer enthusiasts asked a simple question: "Why do we have to travel every...
| May 30, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Roger Bennett and Michael Davies, hosts of the popular soccer podcast Men in Blazers on Grantland, believe no proper country can send its team to the World Cup without an anthem.
When they solicited submissions for an unofficial theme song to send along...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Taylor Cummings fought off monster butterflies in her stomach last year as a freshman starter for the Maryland women's lacrosse team.
Even though the McDonogh graduate ranked No. 1 in her recruiting class and played for the No. 1 high school team in the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:35 PM
She hails from a family of Baltimore firefighters, but Summer Britcher's life runs counter. She battles the ice.
One of the youngest members of the Olympic luge team, Britcher, 19, is competing in her first Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Opening...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Baltimore Rep. Elijah Cummings will be among 26 congressmen traveling to South Africa to attend memorial services for revered leader Nelson Mandela Tuesday in FNB Stadium, known as Soccer City in Soweto.
It was at that stadium in July 2010 that...
| Dec 16, 2013
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| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Two-time Women's World Cup gold medalist Devon Wills was claimed by the New York Lizards today, making her the first woman to sign with a Major League Lacrosse team, the league announced.
"It was an honor to be considered, and I have a lot of respect for...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Christine Nairn was 5 years old when she started going to the Maryland SoccerPlex in Montgomery County.
She would sit on the hill that overlooks the SoccerPlex's Championship Stadium and watch intently as her two older brothers played. The same...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Likely sensing that uproar over Russia's anti-gay law isn't going away, FIFA says it has asked Russia for "clarification and more details" about the country's law ahead of the 2018 World Cup being held there, the Associated Press reports.
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:20 AM
On a scenic morning, with a mild snowstorm winding down in Laurel, Tony Fontana took a walk in Gorman Park.
While certainly not the only one to take advantage of the blanket of white Jan. 3, Fontana's trek was unique in that he carried a 30-pound...