The second of two large dumps of snow to smother the country in two weeks came this weekend, along with temperatures so low that forecasters predict Britain is likely to experience its coldest December since 1910.
The 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup hosting rights will be decided today in Zurich, Switzerland. Here's the short list for the 2018 World Cup bid:
Dimitar Berbatov was never quite the waste of space that critics made out. Playing alongside the yapping energy of Rooney makes many players, not just Berbatov, look pedestrian in comparison.
Steinbrenner died early Tuesday in Tampa, Florida. He bought the New York Yankees in 1973 for $10 million. Seven World Series titles later, the Yankees are worth more than $1 billion, due in large part to George Steinbrenner.
Vuvuzela factory owner Neil van Schalkwyk says he sells vuvuzelas that are quieter than the deafening horns stirring up controversy at the World Cup. Even Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are complaining about the sound.
The World Cup 2010 match of Uruguay vs. France kicked off Friday in Cape Town. Amid still-prevalent crime and segregation in post-apartheid South Africa, a soccer academy in a nearby suburb tries to keep boys out of trouble.
LIONEL MESSI (Argentina): Shy, only 22, and already considered the best soccer player in the world, he’s a magician with the ball. You’ll need slow motion to keep track of his footwork once he starts weaving through opponents inside the box. He scored one goal in his first World Cup appearance, in 2006, which also made him, at age 18, the youngest player to play for Argentina in the World Cup. “Messi is a creature as biologically adapted to play football as a shark is to smell blood, a salmon to swim upstream, a squirrel to gather nuts,” says the London Times. He plays professionally for Barcelona. Soccer fans in Pretoria, South Africa, wave to Messi and teammate Juan Sebastian Veron during practice on June 6.
Atlanta-based Chick fil A is experimenting with online reservations for a free sandwich giveaway. Here's our Top 4 list of food experiences we'd like to reserve by iPhone.
An imaginary friend comes to the rescue in 'Looking for Eric,' a comedy about a Manchester United fan searching for meaning in the face of a midlife crisis.