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  • World Health Organization launching $100 million plan to combat Ebola

    World Health Organization launching $100 million plan to combat Ebola
    The World Health Organization is launching a $100 million response plan to combat an "unprecendented" outbreak of Ebola in West Africa that has killed 729 people out of 1,323 infected since February, the agency said on Thursday. WHO Director-General ...
  • When watching U.S.-Germany, keep an eye on Ghana-Portugal

    When watching U.S.-Germany, keep an eye on Ghana-Portugal
    A peculiarity of these last four days at the World Cup is the burden on some teams to track two matches at once. Their own, of course, plus the concurrent one involving other members of their group. Take Team USA. For all of the attention it will pay to...
  • World Cup round-up: Costa Rica stuns Italy, advances to knockout stage

    World Cup round-up: Costa Rica stuns Italy, advances to knockout stage
    There have been eight teams to win a World Cup. Costa Rica drew three of those teams in its group. The Ticos have now beaten two of those countries. Costa Rica has officially become the Cinderella of the World Cup. The Ticos, expected to be just a...
  • World Cup round-up: How can the U.S. advance?

    World Cup round-up: How can the U.S. advance?
    The Silvestre Varela header silenced celebrations, but it has not extinguished the U.S. hopes to advance in the World Cup. The Americans still sit in good position to move on to the knockout stages, with some statistics saying the probability is as high...
  • 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...
  • U.S. vs. Belgium preview - Can the U.S. reach the World Cup quarterfinals?

    U.S. vs. Belgium preview - Can the U.S. reach the World Cup quarterfinals?
    The U.S. chant through the 2014 World Cup has been about belief. Belief that the Americans could finally best its World Cup nemesis, Ghana. Check. Belief that the U.S. could emerge from the Group of Death. Check. On Tuesday, the Red, White and...
  • Jozy Altidore declared fit ahead of Belgium match

    Jozy Altidore declared fit ahead of Belgium match
    Jozy Altidore has been cleared to play and U.S. Soccer has announced the forward is ready for Tuesday's clash against Belgium at the World Cup. Altidore, who was injured in the World Cup opener against Ghana, worked out with the U.S. team on Monday in...
  • World Cup roundup: Nigeria, Switzerland book spots in Round of 16

    World Cup roundup: Nigeria, Switzerland book spots in Round of 16
    Xherdan Shaqiri netted the second hat trick of the tournament to send Switzerland through to the Round of 16 in the World Cup. The Swiss were joined by Nigeria, who moved out of Group F despite a loss to Argentina and Lionel Messi, who scored two more...
  • U.S. through to Round of 16 despite 1-0 loss to Germany

    U.S. through to Round of 16 despite 1-0 loss to Germany
    The U.S. survived the Group of Death and is through to the Round of 16 in the World Cup. American fans were forced to sit on the edge of their seats for nearly a half hour  on Thursday, using two-screen viewing as the U.S. trailed Germany and Ghana...
  • Former UF defensive end with African roots grows into role with Preds

    Former UF defensive end with African roots grows into role with Preds
    A decision made before Earl Okine was born ultimately set him on a path more synonymous with Tim Tebow than Tim Howard. His parents' choice to move to the United States from their native Ghana, a west African country with less square mileage than...
  • At World Cup, Laurel's Kammarman has global view

    After graduating from the University of Delaware, Michael Kammarman and his twin brother, David, spent part of the next two years backpacking around the world. The brothers, who played soccer at Laurel High and graduated in the Class of 1989, spent...