| May 30, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Spanish authorities Friday halted the demolition of a popular community center in Barcelona after four nights of fierce riots by opponents who set trash bins on fire and smashed shop windows just before the summer tourist season.
It was some of the...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 6:46 AM
PARIS -- Andy Murray needed five sets and two days, but finally advanced to the fourth round at the French Open with a thrilling win over Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber.
Murray was locked in a 7-7 fifth set Saturday when darkness halted play. The...
| Jul 5, 2014
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that have come across our desk recently:
CruiseBrothers.com has Bermuda cruises on Holland America Line in May and June 2015 priced from $799 per person double occupancy....
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:40 AM
Jaume Plensa visited his giant heads the other day. He arrived at a corner of Madison Street and Michigan Avenue, found a park bench and reflected. His giant heads appeared to be doing fine, he said. The older heads hadn't aged very much, and the newer...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:52 PM
Barcelona's history has bounced around like a soccer ball, but that's to be expected when people — a group that has included Carthaginians, Castilians and Catalans — have been living in the area for 37,000 years. Throughout most of it,...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 12:00 PM
A former soccer referee from Valencia, Spain, won $135,000 in free gasoline after being the only one of about 70,000 contestants to predict correctly the score of Spain’s World Cup opener with the Netherlands.
The Dutch won, 5-1.
| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:14 AM
Orlando City has some major competition for headlines with the other new MLS expansion club.
New York City F.C. made a huge splash with its first-ever signing, inking Spain's World Cup winner David Villa to a reported three-year deal. Villa, who will...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:30 AM
MADRID -- Los Bragas, run by actress-producer-turned-director Alice Braga ("Elysium," "I Am Legend," "City of God") and writer-director Felipe Braga ("Trash," "Latitudes"), is seeking international broadcast TV outlets for "A Vida Fora dos Campos," an...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Most of the focus in the World Cup rightfully goes to the players on the field. But what about the guys roaming the sidelines who put those players there? This World Cup will feature some of the top coaches in tournament history. Here's a list of the 10...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 5:35 AM
The knockout rounds begin today at noon, but before we dive into the Round of 16, let’s take a look at some awards as they might stand through the group stages.
Golden Ball: Given to the tournament’s top player, there are plenty of strong...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 5:55 AM
After 39 years on the throne, King Juan Carlos of Spain announced Monday that he is abdicating in favor of his son, saying it was time to pass the crown on to another generation after a lifetime of service dedicated to his people.
“Loyal to the...