| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:04 PM
In a country where the average person stands less than 5-feet-5-inches tall there is worship for a game normally dominated by giants. While much of the world bows down before the altar of soccer, it’s basketball that brings out the Filipino...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 11:42 AM
Eighteen 1,500-pound bulls, 90,000 tomatoes and a daylong food and music festival: Thrill-seekers don’t need to travel any farther than Hawthorne Race Course to get a near-Pamplona, Spain, experience.
More than 3,000 people are registered for a...
| 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 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...
| 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 19, 2014
| 11:35 AM
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:15 AM
A smartphone app designed to keep people on the go brought parts of Europe to a standstill as cabbies protested Wednesday against what they view as an unfair, unsafe threat to their livelihoods.
Uber, a California-pioneered app that allows users to hail...
| 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...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:25 PM
In San Francisco this week, the grand tasting that wound up the SherryFest there included 150 sherries. That was just one of more than 2,000 events that took place around the world as part of International Sherry Week.
The fortified wine from southern...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Even a soccer-watching neophyte could detect which team would accept a draw and which craved a win in Group B's biggest showdown Monday.
With both sides assured of passage to the World Cup round of 16, the Netherlands was in goal-prevention mode,...