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Photo: Courtesy of the French National Team Official Facebook Page France has been placed in group E after the FIFA World Cup 2014 draw this Friday.
Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports You’ve seen and heard it all before with the “Fire Greg Schiano” billboards, the MRSA situation, the Josh Freeman saga, and so on.
(Great Beyond)Santa Claus is real, so that’s not up for debate. But because he is kind of devoted to email these days instead of old-fashioned letter writing, the United States Postal Service has decided to help out to make sure your kid can send a letter to Santa and get a personal snailmail response from the North Pole.
Matt Stamey-USA TODAY Sports It could not have been any worse for American soccer fans who watched the 2014 FIFA World Cup Draw as the U.S.
A Utah man with terminal lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease fulfilled his dying wish on Thursday when he showed up in freezing weather to ring a Salvation Army bell one last time.
Rafael Suanes-USA TODAY Sports The last year has been quite remarkable for U.S. soccer as the national team has gone 16-4-3, won the CONCACAF Gold Cup, qualified for the 2014 World Cup and adapted to the free-flowing style that head coach Jurgen Klinsmann preaches.
Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports Adrian Peterson recently said on ESPN’s SVP and Russillo he would be lying if he said he had never thought about playing for the Dallas Cowboys.
Image via @Arsenal on Twitter Jack Wilshere‘s response to England‘s daunting 2014 World Cup draw shows the attitude Roy Hodgson‘s team should take to Brazil next summer.
Beth Hall-USA TODAY Sports Yes, the reason the Houston Texans find themselves with a 2-11 record is because of a decreased play from the quarterback position.
Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports After making the major trade to acquire Doug Fister from the Detroit Tigers, the Washington Nationals now find themselves down yet another arm in the bullpen as they sent left-hander Ian Krol to Detroit in the deal.
Vice President Joe Biden's $585,000 hotel bill for a Paris visit early in 2013 focused a lot of attention on the issue of the high cost of VIP travel. Even as Biden is currently on a swing through the Far East, the State Department has posted a $583,000 contract with the Shangri-la Hotel in Singapo
Kirby Lee – USA TODAY Sports The Kansas City Chiefs showed another visible chink in their defensive armor while narrowly losing to the Denver Broncos Sunday.
Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports The New York Mets have finally made some sort of splash in this year’s free agency.
Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports The Miami Marlins are reportedly talking with non-tendered first baseman Garrett Jones.
The Star-Ledger-USA TODAY Sports Japan’s NPB will likely accept the terms proposed by MLB for a new posting system.
By Rowan Scarborough The number of U.S. battlefield fatalities exceeded the rate at which troop strength surged in 2009 and 2010, prompting national security analysts to assert that coinciding stricter rules of engagement led to more deaths.
Joe Camporeale – USA TODAY Sports Hosts Brazil drew a group that may be more challenging than expected.
DALLAS (TheBlaze/AP) — As snow and freezing rain blanketed normally sun-swept North Texas, residents accustomed to warmer temperatures appeared to heed warnings on what one hardware store manager called “Ice Friday,” staying off nearly impassable roadways and out of a skin-stinging cold.