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  • Chicago needs to join next U.S. World Cup

     
    The opening ceremony of the 1994 World Cup at Soldier Field (AP file photo) By Philip Hersh A few things have slipped by lately while I was working on other things. I'm getting to them one-by-one -- this is the......
  • U.S. companies again foot a lot of the Olympic bill

     
    News and comment: News: U.S. Olympic Committee sponsor Proctor & Gamble will announce Wednesday that it has become an International Olympic Committee global sponsor as well. Comment: Another plus for the USOC in its efforts to regain international favor...
  • EA looks to Madden NFL Superstars to move the ball forward in crowded field of Facebook games

     
    EA levels up its social gaming strategy with titles based on the company's console franchises, including Madden, FIFA and, in the coming months, Monopoly....
  • The week in animal photos: May 16-22

     
    The past week has been full of sometimes fascinating, sometimes funny, sometimes beautiful and quite often animal-filled photography. Because we suspect you love looking at animal photos as much as we do, we've compiled a photo essay of the week......
  • World Cup: Want a cheap hotel room?

     
    South Africa, already reeling because of the global financial crisis, could wind up taking an even bigger bath if projections for foreign attendance at this summer's World Cup prove true. The month-long soccer tournament, which South Africa won the right....
  • World Cup (Mexico vs. England): England untroubled by great expectations in 3-1 win

     
    A noisy crowd of more than 88,000 packed London's Wembley Stadium on Monday for the English World Cup team's "farewell friendly" with Mexico. And when the famously devoted English fans got to their seats, they found red-and-white T-shirts waiting for........
  • Univision apologizes for skit with African stereotypes

     
    Univision, the premier Spanish-language media network in the United States, apologized Saturday to Los Angeles civil rights leaders for a skit that was aired on the popular morning show "Despierta America" ("Wake Up America"). In the skit that aired...
  • World Cup: Red card referees will have charge of first U.S. and Mexico games

     
    In keeping with FIFA's bizarre policy of assigning referees from obscure countries to officiate high-profile matches, Ravshan Irmatov of Uzbekistan has been chosen to referee Friday's World Cup opening match between South Africa and Mexico at Soccer...
  • World Cup: Nigeria versus North Korea: 20 people injured, 13 hospitalized in free ticket stampede

     
    The first World Cup to be played on African soil suffered a major negative incident Sunday when at least 20 people were injured, 13 of them hospitalized, including one policeman who was seriously wounded in Johannesburg after thousands of fans......
  • World Cup: Mexico not worried about officiating in opening game

     
    It's probably no secret that FIFA, the people behind the World Cup, will be cheering for South Africa in Friday's tournament opener against Mexico at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg. This is the first time the World Cup, the world's......
  • World Cup: Mexico, Aguirre not done yet

     
    Mexican Coach Javier Aguirre has a message for critics who say his team's World Cup hopes ended with Friday's surprising 1-1 tie with South Africa. "There are three games in group play," he said. "That's the schedule." Mexico returned to......