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  • As Brazil sputters, World Cup still waits for dominant team to emerge

    As Brazil sputters, World Cup still waits for dominant team to emerge
    Three weeks ago, Juergen Klinsmann predicted his U.S. team wouldn't win the World Cup. And he was right. So who is he picking in the final? "Brazil is the No. 1 name to mention," Klinsmann said Wednesday, "because of their talent [and] their home...
  • Navardauskas wins Tour's 19th stage

    Navardauskas wins Tour's 19th stage
    BERGERAC, France--Lithuania's Ramunas Navardauskas won the 19th stage of the Tour de France, a 208.5-kilometer ride from Maubourguet on Friday as Italian Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall leader's yellow jersey. Garmin-Sharp rider Navardauskas...
  • World Cup: The 10 best teams of all time

    The World Cup has been held 19 times in 16 nations on five continents. And eight countries have won soccer's ultimate prize, five of them more than once. But those numbers can't answer one question: which teams were the best? Here's one man's list of...
  • France advances from World Cup group play with 5-2 rout of Switzerland

    Of the World Cup teams that might need a mercy rule, such as a shortened match, to end their misery in a one-sided game, Switzerland seemingly is not one of them. A No. 6 FIFA ranking, earned with a defense that gave up only six goals in qualifying,...
  • Monica Puig becomes first Puerto Rican to win a WTA title

    Monica Puig became the first Puerto Rican player to win a WTA title by beating Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain, 6-4, 6-3, on Saturday in the Strasbourg International final in France. “It's amazing to do this coming from such a small island, where...
  • Local vets get French Legion of Honor medals

    It was a special week for a number of World War II and Korean War veterans as they filled the auditorium at the Boynton Beach Civic Center recently. The veterans, mostly in their 80s and 90s, were there to receive France's highest civic and military...
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz: World must speak out as anti-Semitism rises again

    From cafes in Belgium to streets in Paris to right here in South Florida, we have witnessed an alarming increase of horrific acts of anti-Semitism.     This unabashed hatred of the Jewish people is manifesting itself in terrifying ways. Chants of...
  • Cruising the northern seas

    Cruising the northern seas
    Cruising in Europe's Baltic or North Sea can satisfy even an independent traveler like me. Stepping off the gangway, I'm immersed in the vivid life of a different European city each day. I've toured some of the world's top museums, taken a Scandinavian-...
  • Germany downs France to reach World Cup semifinals

    Germany downs France to reach World Cup semifinals
    BRASILIA, Brazil – What’s the cure for the common cold? Germany will go with a victory in the World Cup quarterfinals. Because despite having seven players  laid low by flu-like symptoms, it rolled over France, 1-0, Friday in Rio de Janeiro....
  • Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

    PARIS - Vincenzo Nibali became the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani on Sunday, dominating on all terrains as his main rivals crashed out of a superb three-week race. While Italy celebrated its seventh Tour winner, a...
  • Nibali closes in on Tour de France victory

    Nibali closes in on Tour de France victory
    PERIGUEUX France -- Having dominated his rivals on all terrains, Vincenzo Nibali was poised to win the Tour de France as he avoided any late dramas on Saturday in the penultimate stage, a 54km time trial from Bergerac won by Germany's Tony Martin....