| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:30 PM
CUIABA, Brazil -- Jackson Martinez netted a second-half double as Colombia completed its group-stage campaign with an unblemished record Tuesday, earning a 4-1 victory over Japan to top Group C with nine points at the Arena Pantanal.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:50 PM
There was no separating Greece and Japan at the Estadio das Dunas on Thursday as the two sides shared the spoils in a 0-0 stalemate.
The result keeps both nations alive as they remain in the hunt for a second- place finish in Group C, but it also...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 12:02 PM
If you're feeling creatively blocked, try one (or all) of these suggestions and let the inspiration come to you:
MUNDANE: cook/bake; do laundry; re-pot plants; check out a book, from your local library; go for a walk, sans your phone - maybe bring a...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:05 AM
The benefits of trees from their grace and beauty to their gifts of cool, clean air and stress relief are well-known and documented in study after study. Yet as the city grows, it is struggling to hold onto its trees, especially in poorer areas.
| Jun 28, 2014
| 5:17 AM
Grab a "bachi" stick to take a whack at a traditional drum, appreciate the bonsai demonstrations and watch martial arts experts.
It's all part of a Japanese culture demonstration at the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre.
The two-day event wraps up Saturday...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The Ivory Coast scored two second-half goals in quick succession to come from behind in a 2-1 defeat of Japan at the Arena Pernambuco on Saturday in Group C play.
It was a tale of two halves as Japan controlled much of the early going, grabbing the lead...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Agony is Ivory Coast, tied with the Greeks in stoppage time, needing only to prevent the offensively challenged team that had scratched out one goal all tournament from scoring for a few more minutes.
Ecstasy is Greece, which got that goal on a...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Experience can be a good thing.
Or bad — depending on the experience.
Consider Ivory Coast's World Cup team, for example. Coach Sabri Lamouchi could start as many as six players over age 30 in Brazil, making his team among the oldest and most...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:28 AM
UPDATE: Costa Rica pulled off its second shock win, defeating Italy 1-0 on a Bryan Ruiz header in the 44th minute.
The Ticos advanced to the second round with the victory and left England disappointed at another World Cup.
England and Costa Rica...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 1:14 PM
For the second consecutive year, Steve Stricker has pulled out of the British Open.
The 47-year-old still ranks among the Top 20 golfers in the world but has been cutting back on his schedule over the past year or so to spend more time with family. When...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:32 PM
NEW YORK -- Some busy bees made life difficult for two grizzled veterans and a pair of favorites were forced to work extra hard on a steamy opening day at the U.S. Open tennis championships on Monday.
Eighth-seeded 2012 champion Andy Murray fought off...