| Aug 10, 2011
| 4:26 PM
Hope solo recently graced the cover of Sports Illustrated. The popular U.S. and magicJack goalkeeper hinted this week that she is about to step up her game with a more revealing spread in ESPN The Magazine.......
| Aug 18, 2011
| 4:26 PM
Busy day at FAU Wednesday. It was move-in day, so the streets were clogged with cars packed to the gills with stuff and parents dropping off their offspring. Classes start next week, so there was late registration going on,......
| Aug 24, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Twenty years ago, before World Cup soccer invaded Orlando, then-Orange County Sheriff Kevin Beary had a brain flash for controlling barbarians at the Citrus Bowl gates.
He needed a tank. Well, not a tank, really, but a $139,000 armored truck. Beary just...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 8:16 PM
Men's college soccer
NCAA Division I runner-up Maryland leads a trio of local schools in College Soccer News' preseason top-30 rankings. The third-ranked Terps come in behind only defending national champion Notre Dame, which beat them for the title...
| Aug 30, 2014
SATURDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS
|| NASCAR || N'wide: Great Clips 300 || ESPN27:30 ||
|| IndyCar || MAVTV 500 || NBCSN9 ||
|| MLB || Yankees@Toronto || MLB1 ||
|| Cincinnati@Pittsburgh || FS14 ||
|| Minnesota@Orioles || MASN7 ||...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:22 PM
The World Cup trophy is a shade over a foot tall and made of 11 pounds of 18-karat gold. But its hefty dollar value is nothing compared to what's been spent on soccer's quadrennial championships, which begin in Brazil this week. In spite of billions...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 7:51 AM
I can't resist.
The best way to describe the Arab emirate of Qatar's attempt to become a world sports mecca is a Yiddish word.
In the fullest sense -- brazen ambition and bold aspiration.
First the 2022 World Cup.
Then another Olympic...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 12:53 PM
The summer season in Olympic sports has yet to end -- witness the Pan American Games, a multi-sports event of summer disciplines, which runs until Oct. 30 -- yet the winter sports season arrives this weekend.
The alpine ski World Cup has its...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Tim Burke grew up in an Adirondack Mountain hamlet with no stores, no gas station, no neighbor within a half-mile of his house and just 671 people, period, according to the 2010 census of Paul Smiths, N.Y.
And then, as a 12-year-old, Burke took up a...
| Jun 18, 2014
So I'm doing research for a potential column ... look, an online quiz to learn what my personal theme song should be ... and the boss asks if I've seen reports about the millions, maybe billions, of dollars that employees distracted by World Cup soccer...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 8:39 AM
In what had been her weakest event over the past two seasons, Glenview's Lana Gehring put herself in the same company as the greatest women's speedskater in U.S. history.
Saturday in Shanghai, Gehring won the bronze medal in the 500 meters at the...