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Donovan back with US but not Bocanegra – Sacramento Bee

Donovan back with US but not BocanegraSacramento BeeDonovan and veteran defender Oguchi Onyewu were among 23 players picked Thursday for the regional championship of North and Central America and the Caribbean. Bocanegra, the U.S. captain at the 2010 W...

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Cook can go past Tendulkar – Pietersen – ESPNcricinfo.com

Cook can go past Tendulkar - PietersenESPNcricinfo.comI am not an Indian but to say something like Cook will surpass Tendulkar is akin to every single good Argentinian soccer player being compared to Maradona and every brazilian star being compared to ...

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Family, friends, fans attend funeral of ‘Sopranos’ star Gandolfini

By Chris Francescani NEW YORK (Reuters) – Family, friends and fans of actor James Gandolfini gathered at a Manhattan cathedral for his funeral on Thursday, a week after the 51-year-old star of the HBO television show “The Sopranos” died of a heart attack while visiting Rome. Police set up barricades in front of the Cathedral Church of Saint John the ...

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Brazil Beats Uruguay 2-1 for Spot in Confederations Cup Final – Latin American Herald Tribune

Latin American Herald Tribune Brazil Beats Uruguay 2-1 for Spot in Confederations Cup FinalLatin American Herald TribuneThe latest Brazilian phenom, Neymar, set up both of his team’s goals in a game that largely lived up to the high expectations generated by one of South America’s classic soccer rivalries. Uruguay outplayed Brazil for several stretches during the match …Soccer-Lugano accuses Neymar ...

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Fresh protests in Brazil despite government concessions – Reuters

Bloomberg Fresh protests in Brazil despite government concessionsReutersIn Belo Horizonte, authorities said 40,000 people gathered to demand improved education and healthcare as Brazil’s third-largest city hosted a Confederations Cup semi-final soccer game between Brazil and Uruguay in a warm-up for the 2014 World Cup …Middle class flexes its muscles in Turkey, Brazil protestsWashington TimesProtests in Brazil Reflect Ongoing DisparitiesNACLABrazil’s World ...

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Brazil protesters, police clash near soccer match – CP24 Toronto’s Breaking News

Brazil protesters, police clash near soccer matchCP24 Toronto’s Breaking NewsIt’s the latest protest to turn violent as Latin America’s biggest nation has been hit by nationwide protests since June 17. Elsewhere in Brazil the situation was mostly calm, in part because Brazil’s congress shelved legislation that was a target of …

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Eduardo Galeano Speaks Out on Brazil’s World Cup Protests | The Nation – The Nation. (blog)

Eduardo Galeano Speaks Out on Brazil’s World Cup Protests | The NationThe Nation. (blog)Of all his writings, my favorite Galeano book might be Soccer in Sun and Shadow, where he examines the history of Latin America through the lens of its obsession with soccer. His insights are so piercing, his love of the sport so absolute, and his …

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Eduardo Galeano Speaks Out on Brazil’s World Cup Protests – The Nation.

The Nation. Eduardo Galeano Speaks Out on Brazil’s World Cup ProtestsThe Nation.Of all his writings, my favorite Galeano book might be Soccer in Sun and Shadow, where he examines the history of Latin America through the lens of its obsession with soccer. His insights are so piercing, his love of the sport so absolute, and his … and more »

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Venezuela finds Italian fashion boss’s crashed plane

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela said on Thursday it had found the crashed plane of Italian fashion executive Vittorio Missoni that went missing after taking off from the Los Roques archipelago in the Caribbean six months ago. The small, twin-engine aircraft carrying Missoni, 58, his wife Maurizia Castiglioni, another couple, a Venezuelan crew member, and the pilot disappeared after taking on ...

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