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  • Review: How to follow World Cup beyond live video

    NEW YORK (AP) — Every World Cup game is being shown on television and online in the U.S., but many will require a cable or satellite TV subscription, even for Internet streaming. What if you don't have one? Good news: In 2014, there are more apps and other options than ever before. As the...

  • Soccer's bad boy bites opponent at World Cup

    NATAL, Brazil (AP) — Biting opponents, racist comments — all that looked to be behind Luis Suarez, as soccer's bad boy was maturing into a star for his club and country. Then, the old habit that most people leave behind in nursery school cropped up again in front of an audience of millions....

  • Tight security shelters US soccer team as it arrives for Germany match

    The U.S. men's soccer team settles Tuesday evening into a beachfront hotel in Recife, Brazil, protected by some 700 local police officers, army troops and its own team of FBI agents, the Brazilian newspaper Estado de Sao Paulo reported.

  • L.A. Clippers settle class action over text messages for tickets and coupons

    LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The Los Angeles Clippers have settled a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action lawsuit for $5.3 million. The lawsuit alleged the plaintiff and other class members received unsolicited text messages from an automated telephone dialing system that...

  • Justices rebuff NJ's effort on sports betting

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Supreme Court has left in place a ban on sports gambling in New Jersey, but a state lawmaker has introduced a bill that would make it legal under state law anyway. The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ruling of a state law to allow sports betting. The...

  • Patent Office quandary: No to 'Redskins,' yes to 'Crazy Bitch'?

    Law professor Jonathan Turley questions the U.S. Patent Office's decision to rescind trademark protection for the Washington Redskins.

  • World Cup visitors sample Amazon life at village

    ALDEIA INDIGENA TATUYO, Brazil (AP) — At the sound of an approaching boat, the people of this river village run out to greet their visitors, feather headdresses bobbing, loincloths and grass skirts rustling. Riding atop two of the women's heads, baby monkeys grab fistfuls of hair as they...

  • Conservatives shouldn't hate soccer just because Europeans like it

    World Cup 2014 is upon us, which means you can count on two things: First, Team USA will lose to Ghana. (Oh, that didn't happen this time?) Second, some conservatives will argue that soccer is a socialist game and they want nothing to do with it. Of course soccer is socialist. There are ......

  • Patent Office declares 'Redskins' offensive, revokes team's trademarks

    More than 80 years after Washington's professional football team first adopted the name, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has declared the term "Redskins" offensive and revoked the trademark. "[W]e decide, based on the evidence properly before us, that these registrations must be cancelled...

  • Redskins lose trademark, Harry Reid says team will be 'forced' to change name

    In what some see as the first step to forcing the Washington Redskins football team to change their name, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday cancelled six federal trademarks of the team name because it's “disparaging” to Native Americans. “Petitioners have shown by a...

  • Trademark board rules against Redskins name

    The U.S. Patent Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is "disparaging of Native Americans" and that the team's federal trademarks for the name must be canceled.

  • Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid rejects Redskins tickets, calls name 'a racial slur'

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., told Washington Redskins President Bruce Allen he is “promoting a racial slur,” by retaining the team name. Reid sent a letter to Allen to reject his invitation to attend a Redskins game. Reid, whose state includes 27 Native American tribes,...

  • How dual nationals play a key role on U.S. World Cup team

    Seven members of the U.S. men's national soccer team hold dual passports with the U.S. and one of three European countries, and in each case has a legitimate, legal right to claim U.S. citizenship. The American team plays Ghana Monday.



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