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  • Telemundo Mexico vs Brazil gold medal match coverage sets network Olympic viewing record

     
    “God bless soccer,” said sportscaster Andrés Cantor, as he prepared to call last Saturday's historic Olympic men's gold medal soccer match between Mexico and Brazil at Wembley Stadium in London. Telemundo might be expressing the same...
  • London Olympics go out a winner for NBC, bolster sitcom

     
    Mel B of the Spice Girls performs during the Closing Ceremony at the London Olympics. Photo credit: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The Summer Olympics left London in style and kept NBC the ratings leader Sunday evening. The Closing...
  • USA vs. Spain in Olympic men’s basketball gold medal game

     
    It was probably a foregone conclusion that Dream Team 2012 was going to be in the gold-medal game on Sunday. The team won its Olympic tournament games by an average of 36 points. The USA will face Spain in the gold-medal game on Sunday, Aug. 12, live on...
  • Forced evictions on rise in China, Amnesty says in new report

     
    BEIJING -- Forced evictions are accelerating in China, leading to violent disturbances and deaths, a new report by Amnesty International asserted Thursday. The human-rights group said it had collected reports on more than 40 cases in which people...
  • Sprinter Tyson Gay tests positive for banned substance

    Tyson Gay, the reigning U.S. sprint champion at 100 and 200 meters, has tested positive for a banned substance, he said Sunday in Amsterdam. Gay, the American record-holder in the 100, will not compete in the world championships next month in Moscow...
  • In China, 'Transformers 4' contestants hope to muscle into a role

    In China, 'Transformers 4' contestants hope to muscle into a role
    SHANGHAI— When you’re competing for a role in a Hollywood blockbuster against 70,000 other people, the gloves have to come off. Or in Ludi Lin’s case, on. Given the chance for some major media exposure at the Shanghai International...
  • Saturday's local roundup: Tides win on Robinson's walk-off home run

    Baseball: International League: Trayvon Robinson’s solo home run with one out in the ninth inning gave Norfolk a 6-5 win over the Buffalo Bisons (29-25) before 7,117 at Harbor Park. The Tides (34-22) had lost their two previous games to fall...
  • Beijing International Screenwriting Competition announces winners

    Beijing International Screenwriting Competition announces winners
    An American woman arrives in China to retrace the steps of her deceased daughter from a video diary the daughter kept of her trip to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. A young flautist travels to Beijing to audition for a conservatory. A seamstress for a...
  • The man behind the Ravens' rides

    The man behind the Ravens' rides
    When the Ravens won the Super Bowl in 2001 and Ray Lewis, as MVP, got a new SUV, he didn't want just a plain, ordinary one. He wanted icing on that cake. So Lewis took his prize to the Belair Road body shop that has become the go-to place for...
  • America's Cup: Sailor killed in capsized boat an Olympic medalist

    A Swedish racing team identified a British Olympic gold medalist as the sailor killed when a catamaran capsized during training for the America's Cup on Thursday on the San Francisco Bay. Artemis Racing confirmed that Andrew "Bart" Simpson was trapped...
  • Orioles left hander Wei-Yin Chen leaning toward skipping World Baseball Classic

    Orioles left hander Wei-Yin Chen leaning toward skipping World Baseball Classic
    Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen is leaning toward not pitching for his native Taiwan in this spring’s World Baseball Classic in March, according to an industry source. Taiwan, which competes internationally as Chinese Taipei, is playing in a World...