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  1. Morning report: Appeal for peace

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Good morning from the Fort, a day that has special significance for the team's Venezuelan players, who feel the need to be heard in the wake of the civil unrest in their native country. For players like Felix Doubront and Edwar...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  2. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- What are the Ukranians fighting for?

    Brett Forrest

    Violence, political unrest in Kiev rattle Ukraine's Olympic contingent in Sochi.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  3. Ukranian president blames John Terry for civil unrest in Kiev

    Chris Wright

    A cursory Google search will provide you with a fairly long list of tabloid misdemeanours that John Terry can definitely be blamed for from a legal perspective, but pointing the finger at the Chelsea captain for sparking the bitter civil unrest curre...

    Blog | January 04, 2014
  4. Madrid poised to make things worse for Valencia

    Rob Train

    It's Christmas lottery time in Spain. El Gordo, as it is known, is one of the world's biggest and a tenth of one ticket sets punters back a cool 20 euros. Prohibitive, perhaps, in the throes of the worst economic meltdown since the Spanish Civil War,...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  5. Real Madrid poised to make things worse for staggering Valencia

    Rob Train

    It's Christmas lottery time in Spain. El Gordo, as it is known, is one of the world's biggest and a tenth of one ticket sets punters back a cool 20 euros. Prohibitive, perhaps, in the throes of the worst economic meltdown since the Spanish Civil War,...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  6. FFA concerned about Brazil security

    Angela Habashy

    Chief executive David Gallop says the FFA is concerned about security in Brazil for next year's World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2013
  7. Brazil football convention cancelled amid security concerns

    ESPN staff

    World Cup news

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2013
  8. FIFA says the World Cup will go ahead in Brazil next year

    ESPN staff

    FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke insisted next year's World Cup in Brazil will go ahead as planned despite civil unrest marring the Confederations Cup.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  9. FIFA defends Brazil 2014 World Cup plan, despite unrest

    ESPN.com news services

    FIFA has defended keeping the 2014 World Cup in Brazil despite civil unrest during the test event, and says no "official offers" have been received from countries to step in to host the tournament.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2013
  10. Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho declares love for Inter Milan

    Adam Digby, Italy Correspondent

    As reports of his unrest in Spain continue to grow, Jose Mourinho has spoken of his love of former club Inter, claiming he will always "belong to the Nerazzurri family."

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2012
  11. Happy birthday, Bob Dylan!

    Lynn Hoppes

    Bob Dylan, one of the most influential singer/songwriters in history, was born today in 1941. Several of the 71-year-old icon's hits, including "Blowin' in the Wind" and "The Times They Are a-Changin'," became anthems in the civil unrest in the 19...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  12. Shoppers waiting for new Air Jordans get rowdy across country

    The release of Nike's new Air Jordan basketball shoes caused a frenzy at stores across the nation early Friday, with police using pepper spray on a group of rowdy customers near Seattle and officers arresting some shoppers after a crowd broke down a door

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2011
  13. Judge orders inquiry into Spanish police in Operation Galgo invol...

    A judge has ordered an investigation into Spain's Civil Guard for irregularities in its management of a doping case involving world steeplechase champion Marta Dominguez.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2011
  14. Spanish cyclist Xavier Tondo dies in driveway accident

    Spanish cyclist Xavier Tondo died in a freak accident Monday after he was crushed between his car and a garage door in southern Spain, a Civil Guard spokesman said.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2011
  15. How high is too high on gas prices for NASCAR fans?

    Ed Hinton

    Truthfully, fuel prices aren't much of an issue for NASCAR on the track. But they are a huge issue for the fans who fill tracks, and that begs the question, how high is too high?

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2011
  16. Spanish mountain biker Alberto Leon who was linked to doping ring...

    Former mountain bike rider Alberto Leon, who was accused of forming part of two separate doping rings in Spain, has been found dead.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2011