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  • South Korea ferry tycoon's body identified

    South Korea ferry tycoon's body identified
    The body of South Korea's most wanted man, linked to the sinking of a ferry in April that killed 300 people, was identified more than a month after being found in an orchard, police said Tuesday, with his book and empty bottles of alcohol nearby. The...
  • World Cup round-up: Ghana draws Germany; U.S. through with win

    World Cup round-up: Ghana draws Germany; U.S. through with win
    The U.S. is in control of its World Cup destiny. Ghana shocked many by holding World Cup favorites Germany to a 2-2 draw on Saturday, giving the U.S. a window to advance to the knockout stages with a win over Portugal on Sunday evening. André Ayew's...
  • Go Away With ... Bob Bowman

    Go Away With ... Bob Bowman
    Bob Bowman is the coach of the most famous swimmer in the world: Michael Phelps. While he won't confirm if Phelps will compete in the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, he says the two enjoy competition of another kind: horseracing. "Michael and I own some horses...
  • Veterans to greet Korean ballplayers

    Chapters 169 and 188 of the Korean War and Korean Service Veterans Lake County Korean War veterans will have a meet-and-greet Aug. 8 at Pat Thomas Stadium/Buddy Lowe Field, in Venetian Gardens off Dixie Avenue in Leesburg, to welcome collegiate baseball...
  • World Cup cleans up in weekly ratings

    World Cup cleans up in weekly ratings
    How much is Orlando enjoying the World Cup? Just look at the ratings. Twenty-one of the top 22 sports broadcasts last week were World Cup matches, and the United States team brought in more viewers than anything in prime time. The United States-...
  • South Korea's 'fanbots' could help Americans express enthusiasm

      South Korea's 'fanbots' could help Americans express enthusiasm
    Like most modern-day journalists, I keep a watchful eye on the intersection of sports and technology in East Asian baseball leagues. That eye recently spotted a fascinating story about a South Korean baseball club, the Hanwha Eagles, that has equipped...
  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Leads Foreign Box Office, 'Apes' Still Swinging

    "Guardians of the Galaxy" dominated the international box office this weekend, powered by the global strength of the Marvel brand. The space adventure blasted off with $66.4 million in 43 territories, including Russia, where the film bowed to $13...
  • New South Korea finance chief has a brand; product to follow?

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Three frenetic weeks into the job, South Korea's new finance minister Choi Kyung-hwan has made such a splash that his name already describes Seoul's plans to rev-up faltering growth. But while "Choinomics" is proving an effective...
  • Irvine council rejects changes to Friendship Cities program

    A split vote of the Irvine council this week sent proposed amendments to the city's suspended Friendship Cities program back to the city manager's office for revisions. The changes pertained to a country's human rights record and came about in...
  • Belgium captain doubtful for U.S. game

    Belgium captain doubtful for U.S. game
    Belgium is hoping for a quick recovery over the weekend from top defenders Vincent Kompany and Thomas Vermaelen as both remain doubtful for their World Cup match against the United States on Tuesday. Anthony Vanden Borre was ruled out of the...
  • U.S. versus Belgium: Each team's road to World Cup knockout round

    U.S. versus Belgium: Each team's road to World Cup knockout round
    Belgium and the U.S. had quite different experiences advancing to the round of 16, although fans of both teams probably lost a good bit of sleep along the way. Belgium advanced cleanly at the top of its group with three wins, but each came on late...