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  • They're praying for the worst. Is that wrong?

     They're praying for the worst. Is that wrong?
    Portugal's soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is suffering from tendinitis in his knee, which kept him out of a recent match against Greece. And a Ghanaian traditional priest named Nana Kwaku Bonsam has claimed credit for the injury. Bonsam recently...
  • Nadal, Serena advance; Townsend out at Wimbledon

    WIMBLEDON, England - World No. 1 Rafael Nadal and Swiss stars Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka were a trio of opening-round winners Tuesday at Wimbledon. The second-seeded Nadal had to come from behind to beat capable Slovak Martin Klizan 4-6, 6-3, 6-3,...
  • Stocks tumble on fears fueled by Portuguese bank's troubles

     Stocks tumble on fears fueled by Portuguese bank's troubles
    Stocks tumbled in early trading Thursday as the troubles of a leading Portuguese bank renewed concerns about the European banking sector. The Dow Jones industrial average fell about 150 points, or nearly 1%. The Standard & Poor's 500 index also was down...
  • USA-Germany World Cup match brings big online audience

    TV ratings for Thursday's USA versus Germany World Cup match weren't as big as the American team's tie with Portugal on Sunday.  But it was huge day for online streaming video as many people tuned in while sitting at their desks. ESPN's telecast of...
  • Only U.S. goal: Preparing for Portugal

    Only U.S. goal: Preparing for Portugal
    SAO PAULO — Juergen Klinsmann did the math ahead of time. Beat Ghana, tie Portugal and his U.S. soccer team cheats the "Group of Death" and moves on to the second round of the World Cup. With Monday's 2-1 win in Natal, the first task has been...
  • U.S. looking ahead, not behind, in World Cup

    Juergen Klinsmann did the math ahead of time. Beat Ghana, tie Portugal and his U.S. soccer team cheats the "Group of Death" and moves on to the second round of the World Cup. With Monday's 2-1 victory in Natal, the first task has been completed. But...
  • U.S. is impressive in World Cup win, but has work to do

    The United States' 2-1 win over Ghana was simply a grind-it-out, blue-collar performance. Despite starting the game with a brilliant goal in the opening minute by Clint Dempsey, the U.S. struggled to take control. The injury to Jozy Altidore in the 21st...
  • 'East Los High': A teen soap opera that's a teaching tool

    'East Los High': A teen soap opera that's a teaching tool
    Inside a cramped writers room in a Hollywood office building, a team of overage teenagers was debating how a Los Angeles high schooler might carry on a conversation with a counselor about being the victim of domestic violence. "I'm not sure the...
  • Croatia dispatches Cameroon from World Cup with 4-0 rout

    Croatia dispatches Cameroon from World Cup with 4-0 rout
    An elimination Wednesday at the World Cup concluded with Croatia's 4-0 beat-down of Cameroon, which began the match minus its most acclaimed player and ended it without perhaps the next one. Cameroon can commiserate with Spain and Australia. All fell to...
  • Injured Ronaldo leaves practice early

    Injured Ronaldo leaves practice early
    BRASILIA -- Cristiano Ronaldo ended his participation in a Portugal training session early on Wednesday and left the pitch with ice on his knee, Portuguese media reported. The website of the sports paper Record showed Ronaldo walking off with a large...
  • U.S. uses guessing game with Jozy Altidore's injury

    U.S. uses guessing game with Jozy Altidore's injury
    The news on Jozy Altidore's strained hamstring was the same Wednesday as it was Tuesday, which is to say there's no news. Altidore left the field on a stretcher midway through the first half of the U.S. team's opening-game win over Ghana on Monday and...