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  • Two months later, U.S. soccer players savor World Cup experience

    When Kyle Beckerman was little bigger than a soccer ball he would leave notes for his mother that he would always autograph the same way. "It just said my name in cursive and then 'USA #15,'" Beckerman confessed. This summer Beckerman's grade school...
  • Brazilian: Chicago needs to promote startup hub

     Brazilian: Chicago needs to promote startup hub
    Chicago and Brazil, onetime rivals for the 2016 Olympics, are competing on a different field now: Both are striving to establish internationally recognized tech startup hubs. In this pursuit, however, the locales see potential economic benefit in cross-...
  • Rise of candidate Marina Silva transforms Brazil's presidential race

    Rise of candidate Marina Silva transforms Brazil's presidential race
    The sudden death of a candidate lagging in the polls and his replacement by a surging environmentalist has transformed Brazil's presidential race and threatens President Dilma Rousseff's hope for a second term. Since a plane crash last month took the...
  • Brazil's Embraer flying high in the United States

    Brazil's Embraer flying high in the United States
    They were just two men trying to sell Brazilian airplanes from Dania Beach. Robert Terry was an independent entrepreneur who dared to represent Brazil's aircraft company, Embraer, in marketing its sole product at the time: the turboprop Bandeirante,...
  • Brazil Gears Up $33 Million Film-TV Fund SP Cine (EXCLUSIVE)

    Brazil is gearing up a new film-TV fund, SP Cine, a Sao Paulo-based finance investment initiative. Still in the works as a fully launched entity, but now with a CEO, Alfredo Manevy, SP Cine is looking to bow officially first half 2015. Its gameplan is...
  • Coach has right touch for the Dutch

    Perhaps it was a joke. Or more mind games from a man who has become a master at them. Either way, Aloysius Paulus Maria van Gaal — better known as Louis to friends and family — caused quite a stir last spring when he said the only job he...
  • Brazil's goonish tactics won't work against Germany at World Cup

    Brazil's goonish tactics won't work against Germany at World Cup
    There were a couple of things most fans wanted to see in the final games of this World Cup. Yet, neither will be on display in Tuesday's semifinal game between Germany and host Brazil in Belo Horizonte. The first is Neymar, the 22-year-old star...
  • A look at the World Cup roster for the U.S. men's soccer team

    A look at the World Cup roster for the U.S. men's soccer team
    Here are the prospective U.S. starters for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil: TIM HOWARD Goalkeeper Age: 35. Club team: Everton (England). Caps: 100. Goals: 0. On his second World Cup team ... Tied for second in national team history with 100 caps...
  • French soccer team wants to erase embarrassment of 2010 World Cup

    French soccer team wants to erase embarrassment of 2010 World Cup
    Once upon a time the French were as good at soccer as any country in the world. Between 1998 and 2006, France won one World Cup and made the final of another. It won consecutive Confederations Cups and captured a Euro title. At one point it was champion...
  • In Brazil, Kobe Bryant says he's healthy, ready for Lakers rebuild

    In Brazil, Kobe Bryant says he's healthy, ready for Lakers rebuild
    Kobe Bryant's knee is fully healed, according to the Lakers All-Star guard, currently in Brazil to watch the World Cup. "I'm 100%," said Bryant in an interview on Brazilian television. "This summer I'm training really hard.  The organization is...
  • Newspapers chronicle Brazil's World Cup letdown

    Newspapers chronicle Brazil's World Cup letdown
    There was plenty of painted faces and even more looks of disappointment.  The Brazil national football team was eliminated in the semifinals of the 2014 World Cup Tuesday in record-breaking fashion, losing 1-7 in front of its home crowd fans in Belo...