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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

Top FIFA World Cup Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mercy grad Kristen Carr is one tough 'cookie' for U.S lacrosse World Cup team

    Mercy grad Kristen Carr is one tough 'cookie' for U.S lacrosse World Cup team
    The U.S. women's national lacrosse team is glad to have Cookie on their side. After the squad's practice Monday morning at the UMBC Soccer Stadium in preparation for the Federation of International Lacrosse Women's World Cup, which begins next week in...
  • Former Chesapeake-AA star Lauren Gibson back with Team USA after standout career at Tennessee

    Former Chesapeake-AA star Lauren Gibson back with Team USA after standout career at Tennessee
    Lauren Gibson watched from the dugout as her close friend ended her collegiate softball career. Keilani Ricketts drove in four runs in Oklahoma's national championship-clinching game in the Women's College World Series against Tennessee on June 4, but...
  • 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...
  • Soccer fan from Algeria embraces American football and Ravens

    Soccer fan from Algeria embraces American football and Ravens
    When last we checked in with Mustapha Snoussi, the Algerian-born owner of Mount Washington's Crepe du Jour was buying a big-screen TV in 2010 and opening his restaurant early on June mornings to watch his first love in sports, World Cup soccer. Now,...
  • McDonogh grad Lauren Paul Norris named coach of Team Israel

    McDonogh grad Lauren Paul Norris named coach of Team Israel
    The Israel Lacrosse Association has announced that Lauren Paul Norris, a McDonogh alumna and four-time Jewish All-American at Franklin & Marshall, has been named coach of the Israel national lacrosse team that will compete in the 2013 Federal of...
  • M&T Bank Stadium named a host venue for this summer's Gold Cup

    M&T Bank Stadium named a host venue for this summer's Gold Cup
    Baltimore might have missed out on hosting World Cup matches when the U.S. lost its bid for the quadrennial event in 2022, but M&T Stadium will be part of another prestigious international soccer tournament when the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup comes to the...
  • Notes: Wabash picks former Shoremen coach Corcoran to lead program

    Notes: Wabash picks former Shoremen coach Corcoran to lead program
    Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Ind., has appointed former Washington College coach Terry Corcoran as its first men's lacrosse coach. Corcoran, who leaves his position as Elizabethtown coach, brings 31 seasons of experience as a head coach to a Little...
  • Notebook: Nadelen, Marohl, Davis to lead Bombers in debut season

    Notebook: Nadelen, Marohl, Davis to lead Bombers in debut season
    The Baltimore Bombers, who are less than two weeks from their first season in the North American Lacrosse League, announced the appointment of Dan Marohl, Shawn Nadelen and Damien Davis as captains and assistant captains. Each player was chosen by...