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  • With World Cup, Brazil shows its successes and shortcomings

    When Brazil won the right to host soccer's World Cup, the idea was to show the world a new country, a welcoming and capable place that had made great strides in growing its economy and reducing inequality. Despite a few close calls, Brazil did manage to...
  • Ventura pitches Royals to victory

    The Sports Xchange Ventura pitches Royals to victory CLEVELAND -- Yordano Ventura came within two outs of his first major league complete game, but had to settle for 8 1/3 very strong innings in pitching the Kansas City Royals to a 7-1 win over the...
  • Brazil's Leader Can Rally From World Cup

    The conventional wisdom is that Brazil's humiliating 7-1 defeat to Germany in the World Cup has created an unprecedented climate of gloom that will affect President Dilma Rousseff's chances to win re-election in October. But the conventional wisdom may be...
  • Q&A: Coach Kiraly has the answer

    Q&A: Coach Kiraly has the answer
    If the all-sports pantheon were ever gathered and roll call ensued, volleyball legend Karch Kiraly's name would surely soon be called, perhaps immediately alphabetically following: "Wayne Gretzky?" "Here." Now 53, the San Clemente resident, three-...
  • World Cup round-up: Colombia-Brazil, Germany-France open quarterfinals

    The quarterfinals begin at the World Cup in Brazil, and the round opens with two thrilling match-ups. Bitter rivals France and Germany square off in a game that features some of the top finishers in the world, and in the afternoon game supremely-...
  • The Feds vs. Rowland: GooooooooL

    I guess the best way to describe what happen to former Gov. John Rowland in court this past week is to put it in World Cup terms: Think of government prosecutors as Germany and Rowland's defense team as Brazil. Only it wasn't that close. Rowland...
  • World Cup semifinals: So close in ratings

    World Cup semifinals: So close in ratings
    In the battle of the World Cup semifinal ratings, the Germany-Brazil match did a little better than the Argentina-Netherlands one. Germany's 7-1 victory over Brazil drew 12.4 million viewers across ESPN (6.6 million) and Univision (5.8 million)....
  • Interesting fields for Million Preview Day

     Interesting fields for Million Preview Day
    Like movie previews, Million Preview Day gets people hooked on the plot but doesn't give away the ending. Historically, the first place finishers in the four Million Preview Day races that will be run Saturday at Arlington International Racecourse...
  • Rio Olympic officials finally begin long-delayed construction

    Rio Olympic officials finally begin long-delayed construction
    In the midst of a highly entertaining World Cup, officials in Brazil have offered some more good news. Construction has finally begun on Deodoro Olympic Park, the second largest site planned for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. Olympic preparations...
  • Emotional Neymar cries as he recalls World Cup injury

    Emotional Neymar cries as he recalls World Cup injury
    TERESOPOLIS, Brazil -- An emotional Neymar cried as he recalled the challenge that ended his World Cup on Thursday and said he felt blessed not to have ended up in a wheelchair. Colombia defender Juan Zuniga kneed the Brazil forward in the back in the...
  • In Brazil, reality sets in day after debacle

    BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil The sun came up over this hilly, dejected city Wednesday morning, and 200 million Brazilians across the nation awoke to the realization that, no, what happened at Estadio Mineirao on Tuesday night was not just a horrible nightmare....