World Cup

An injured fan is carried on a stretcher after clashes with team fans during a Brazilian league soccer match between Atletico Paranaense and Vasco da Gama in Joinville, southern Brazil, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Moraes, Agencia O Dia)

FIFA calls fan violence in Brazil ‘very sad’

SAO PAULO (AP) — With disturbing images of fans hitting each other shown across Brazil, soccer’s governing body downplayed the risk of violence inside stadiums during the World Cup. FIFA condemned the mayhem in the […]

12/09/2013

Lindsey Vonn speeds down the training course at the U.S. Ski Team training center at Copper Mountain, Colo. on Nov. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Nathan Bilow, File)

Vonn’s knee ‘stable’ after World Cup training run

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Ten months since she last competed, Lindsey Vonn returned to a World Cup course for downhill training Wednesday and said afterward her surgically repaired right knee felt “stable.” Vonn said […]

12/04/2013

Reigning Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn, center, is helped off the slope at Copper Mountain, Colo.  (AP Photo/Maris Van Slyke, File)

Vonn partially tears repaired right knee ligament

Lindsey Vonn partially tore one of the reconstructed ligaments in her surgically repaired right knee in a training crash that at the very least puts her preparation for the Sochi Olympics on hold. What is […]

11/20/2013

Algerian people celebrate their victory after the World Cup qualifying playoff second leg soccer match against Burkina Faso, in Algiers, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Sidali Djarboub)

Algeria: 12 die in World Cup qualifying rejoicing

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Celebrations for Algeria’s victory over Burkina Faso that sent the country’s soccer team to the 2014 World Cup finals left 12 people dead and some 240 injured, authorities reported Wednesday. People […]

11/20/2013

Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger, 2nd from left, tries to steal the ball from Thomas Mueller, right, during a training session of the German national team in Duesseldorf, Germany, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. Germany will play their 2014 World Cup Group C  qualifying soccer match against Ireland on  Friday in Cologne. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

World Cup qualifying: Teams chasing Brazil spots

LONDON (AP) — Nine countries have already joined host nation Brazil in next year’s World Cup and more will secure their places when qualifying resumes across the globe from Friday. Italy and the Netherlands were […]

10/09/2013

Scotland's fans gather in central London's Trafalgar Square, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 ahead of their team's soccer match against England, at Wembley Stadium late Wednesday. Scotland's supporters are collectively known as the Tartan Army and Scotland has a longstanding rivalry with England. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Scotland soccer fans descend on London for match

LONDON (AP) — Wearing traditional kilts and bonnets, thousands of Scotland soccer fans descended on London’s Trafalgar Square on Wednesday before their homeland’s first game in 14 years against neighbor and fierce rival England. The […]

08/14/2013

Bret Lewis

Heading to the bunkhouse

My last broadcast, my last post on KFWB.COM. Retiring officially Friday, May 31st. And it has been quite a week. My co-workers have been beyond gracious. I’m sure I wasn’t always the easiest guy to […]

05/31/2013

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Seattle man posted video before dying on highway

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A final video of Richard Swanson shows him smiling and happy to be at the ocean as he prepared to dribble a soccer ball along Oregon’s coastal road on a planned […]

05/15/2013

Galaxy trades Buddle to Rapids

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) – The LA Galaxy traded forward Edson Buddle to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for a first-round supplemental draft pick in 2013 and allocation money.

12/14/2012

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