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  • Lionsgate Has Franchise Fever, Looks to Duplicate 'Hunger Games' Success

    With the first two "Hunger Games" films having grossed $1.5 billion worldwide and "Divergent" launched successfully, Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer has touted the studio's focus on creating more franchises. Feltheimer listed "Now You See Me," "Mortdecai,"...
  • Spain, Netherlands will meet again in World Cup

    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...
  • Dwayne Johnson's 'San Andreas' Shoots Briefly in L.A., Returns to Australia

    Underlining California's problem of keeping big-budget movies, Dwayne Johnson's earthquake thriller "San Andreas" recently shot for two days in Los Angeles before returning to Australia for nearly all of the two-month shoot. Even though the movie takes...
  • Close call for Netherlands against Australia

    Close call for Netherlands against Australia
    PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil - A long-range strike by substitute Memphis Depay gave the Netherlands a 3-2 win over Australia in a thrilling World Cup Group B game but a brave, hard-charging Socceroos side came close to earning a famous victory. The game was...
  • World Cup schedule: When to watch the group-play games on TV

    The 2014 World Cup officially gets underway Thursday in Brazil when the host country takes on Croatia at 1 p.m. PDT on ESPN. But what about the rest of the games? Are you trying to plan your days so you can watch all the matches? Below is the entire...
  • Chile hold off battling Australia in 3-1 win

    Chile hold off battling Australia in 3-1 win
    Chile got the victory they needed if they are to have any chance of progressing from a daunting Group B when they held off a strong Australian fightback to emerge 3-1 winners in another open and entertaining World Cup clash on Friday. Alexis Sanchez put...
  • Boys' basketball: Guard from Australia is headed to St. John Bosco

     Clayton Carfino, a 6-foot-4 senior guard from Australia who is the son of former St. John Bosco standout Steve Carfino, is moving from Australia and will attend St. John Bosco. He could end up helping the Braves replace Tyler Dorsey, who could be...
  • Briefly in Sports: Laguna Beach High to hold baseball camps

    The Laguna Beach High baseball program will host a summer baseball session for returning high school players only starting July 7 at Skipper Carrillo Field on campus. The camp will run from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday and Wednesday each week through July 30. On...
  • Lewis grab first-round lead at U.S. Women's Open

    Stacy Lewis, the world's top-ranked female golfer, lived up to her billing Thursday. Lewis shot 3-under-par 67 to lead the opening round of the U.S. Women's Open on Thursday at Pinehurst No. 2, where the men's championship wrapped up last weekend....
  • 'Red Dog' to ride again as 'Blue' movie sequel

    HONG KONG -- A new movie is to be made as a prequel to the surprise 2011 hit "Red Dog," which charted the real events tale of a stray canine which hitched rides and walked around huge parts of the Australian outback, adopting people and uniting far-...
  • Australia: A winner's cup for camel racing? Yes, in Alice Springs

    Australia: A winner's cup for camel racing? Yes, in Alice Springs
    If World Cup soccer isn't your thing, maybe Australia's quirky Camel Cup is. Every July the outback town of Alice Springs in the country's Northern Territory devotes a day to racing these "ships of the desert." What's now known as the Lasseters Camel...