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  • Two former Maryland field hockey players to compete in Masters World Cup

    Two former Maryland field hockey players to compete in Masters World Cup
    Former University of Maryland field hockey players Megan Fraser and Lucy Godfrey will play for the United States in the FIH Masters World Cup in Rotterdam, Netherlands, which begins next week. It's the first time the U.S. has entered teams in the...
  • Tribune summer music guide

    Tribune summer music guide
    Is there a word that promises fun more than "festival?" We know. "Chocolate" is right up there, but stop being a distraction. Summer music festivals are a Chicago sonic mainstay, in a city that seems to have gone fest crazy of late. It used to be that...
  • On Theater: A 'Little Shop' of merriment

    On Theater: A 'Little Shop' of merriment
    Citizens beware! That bloodthirsty, carnivorous plant has taken root again, this time in Costa Mesa. And it's hungry! Specifically, the horticultural horror is being housed at the Costa Mesa Playhouse, where a revival of "Little Shop of Horrors" is in...
  • Corporations and their tax shell games: Time for a global crackdown

     Corporations and their tax shell games: Time for a global crackdown
    Just as water flows downhill, so do the profits of multinational corporations travel toward the countries with the lowest tax rates. That's a fact of life in an era of global markets and businesses; there will always be countries that set unusually low...
  • Q&A: Reality Producer Hopes to Create a New 'Utopia'

    When Dutch producer John de Mol has an idea for a reality show, American network executives tend to pay attention. The exec producer of Talpa Media Group created "Big Brother," "Fear Factor," "Deal or No Deal" and "The Voice," first in Holland before...
  • Spain looks to rebound against Chile in Wednesday's World Cup action

    Spain looks to rebound against Chile in Wednesday's World Cup action
    Yesterday in one sentence: They were draws in the scorebook, but Mexico beat Brazil, 0-0, and South Korea beat Russia, 1-1. What’s on tap: Australia vs Netherlands, noon, ESPN; Spain vs. Chile, 3 p.m.; ESPN; Cameroon vs. Croatia, 6 p.m., ESPN....
  • World Cup round-up: Mexico draws Brazil; Spain-Chile prepped for key showdown

    World Cup round-up: Mexico draws Brazil; Spain-Chile prepped for key showdown
    The easy adage is scoreless draws are a boring indictment of the beautiful game. Mexico and Brazil proved otherwise in an up-and-down, back-and-forth game on Tuesday. While neither team could find the net -- Mexico has goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa to...
  • Netherlands downs Australia, earns ticket to World Cup round of 16

    Netherlands downs Australia, earns ticket to World Cup round of 16
    The Netherlands have become appointment viewing for soccer devotees who crave scoring at a rat-a-tat pace. The Dutch outgunned Australia, 3-2, giving them a whopping eight goals in two World Cup games. Some major league baseball teams would envy such...
  • Oklahoma coming to terms with unprecedented surge in earthquakes

    Oklahoma coming to terms with unprecedented surge in earthquakes
    When Austin Holland was being considered for his job as the sole seismologist at the Oklahoma Geological Survey in 2009, his interviewer posed a wry question: "Are you going to be able to entertain yourself as a seismologist in Oklahoma?" Back then, the...
  • Chile stuns Spain, 2-0, to eliminate defending World Cup champions

    The dynasty label, overused in sports, might have understated Spain's recent status in international soccer. The Spanish had swept the globe's last three preeminent competitions — the 2010 World Cup and the European Cups in '08 and '12. While...
  • Spain's World Cup reign ends as Chile wins stunner

    Spain's World Cup reign ends as Chile wins stunner
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Reigning champion Spain was ousted from the 2014 World Cup by suffering a 2-0 defeat to Chile at the Maracana on Wednesday. La Roja was aiming to become the first nation to win consecutive World Cup titles since 1962, but back-...