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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.
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. « Show less

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  • 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,...
  • Local rider Georgia Gould takes bronze in mountain biking

    Local rider Georgia Gould takes bronze in mountain biking
    Toward the end of a recent mountain bike race, Georgia Gould was leading until her leg cramped up and she was overtaken. In another, she had a flat tire, allowing two riders behind her to speed past and leave her in their dust. On Saturday, at the...
  • Rio de Janeiro looks ahead to 2016

    Rio de Janeiro looks ahead to 2016
    They used words like passion and embrace and emphasized the tagline "a city leaps forward." But Leonardo Gryner perhaps put it best when the CEO of Rio de Janeiro's organizing committee offered a hint of what to expect at the 2016 Olympics in the...
  • Blast adds five players, including two goalkeepers, to roster

    Blast adds five players, including two goalkeepers, to roster
    The Blast signed five players Wednesday, including two goalkeepers, team president and general manager Kevin Healey announced. Troy Hernandez and William Vanzela will help the Blast replace veteran goalkeeper Sagu and backup Akira Fitzgerald (Loyola...
  • With new goalies, Blast prepares for season opener vs. Chicago Soul

    With new goalies, Blast prepares for season opener vs. Chicago Soul
    Nervous, but ready. That's how Troy Hernandez, one of the Blast's two new goalkeepers this season, described the first time he walked on a soccer field as a professional player. He was playing outdoors for the Wilmington Hammerheads in the USL Pro...
  • Maryland needs a new plan for economic development

    Maryland's economy is headed in the wrong direction. While the unemployment rate here is better than the national average, it remains high at 6.9 percent. What's more, Maryland actually lost 11,000 jobs in the month of June, the third highest loss in...
  • Royal Delta repeats in Ladies Classic

    She may not be horse racing's new Zenyatta, but Royal Delta ran a stirring race to win the $2 million Ladies Classic for the second year in a row. The race was one of the few formful things to happen Friday at Santa Anita on the first of two days of...
  • What should replace wrestling in Olympics?

    Another swing for softball Philip Hersh Chicago Tribune First of all, wrestling should not be replaced on the Summer Olympic program, in 2020 or ever. But if the International OlympicCommittee keeps its head buried firmly in the sand (or...
  • D.C. United no longer considering move to Baltimore

    D.C. United no longer considering move to Baltimore
    Major League Soccer's D.C. United is no longer exploring the possibility of moving to Baltimore, according to The Washington Post. The franchise had flirted with the city as it attempted to convince some government entity to give it a favorable deal...
  • World Baseball Classic forces difficult decisions for players as long season looms

    World Baseball Classic forces difficult decisions for players as long season looms
    The World Baseball Classic has been the talk of the early days of spring training, partly because it’s the reason for the elongated training schedule this year and partly because of the mixed feelings that a lot of teams have about it. It’s...
  • Digest: Ex-Terps guard Toliver gets multiyear deal with Sparks

    WNBA Ex-Terps guard Toliver gets multiyear deal with Sparks The Los Angeles Sparks have signed guard Kristi Toliver (Maryland) to a multiyear contract. Toliver made the All-WNBA second team last season and earned the Most Improved Player of the Year...
  • Digest: Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse weighing conference options

    Digest: Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse weighing conference options
    Men's college lacrosse Hopkins weighing conference options Johns Hopkins is considering whether to abandon its long-lasting independence in men's lacrosse. In an interview earlier this month with Inside Lacrosse, coach Dave Pietramala said that...