FIFA Publishes Secret Garcia Report, Which Detailed Corruption in World Cup Bids – New York Times

FIFA Publishes Secret Garcia Report, Which Detailed Corruption in World Cup Bids – New York Times

A month later Mr. Garcia resigned from his position in protest, charging at the time that Mr. Eckert’s summary included “numerous materially incomplete and erroneous representations of the facts and conclusions.” Document FIFA’s World Cup Garcia Report The report on the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, compiled by Michael J. Garcia, a […]

Florida takes Game 1 in a CWS battle of familiar foes – ESPN

Florida takes Game 1 in a CWS battle of familiar foes – ESPN

OMAHA, Neb. — There are no secrets in these College World Series finals. Before LSU and Florida squared off at TD Ameritrade Park to settle the SEC championship — they shared the regular-season title — Paul Mainieri, 11th-year coach of the Tigers, said of Kevin O’Sullivan, the Gators’ 10th-year coach, “He’ll be the first to […]

Secret World Legends Lets The Game's Story Shine – Kotaku

Secret World Legends Lets The Game's Story Shine – Kotaku

Secret World Legends launches today, a free-to-play reimagining of Funcom’s 2012 Lovecraftian MMO The Secret World. Secret World Legends streamlines a lot of the game’s core systems to make it more action-oriented and player-friendly. These changes let the story, always the game’s best feature, take center stage. I came late to The Secret World, in […]

How Harry Potter enchanted the world – BBC News

How Harry Potter enchanted the world – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat JK Rowling said about first Harry Potter book in 1997 Can you believe it’s 20 years since the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone? Joanne Rowling, as she was known then, dreamed up the story of the bespectacled boy wizard on a train trip […]

UN: Yemen faces world's worst cholera outbreak – Aljazeera.com

UN: Yemen faces world's worst cholera outbreak – Aljazeera.com

Yemen is facing the “world’s worst cholera outbreak”, with about 1,310 people dying due to the disease since late April, according to the World Health Organization. More than 200,000 suspected cases of cholera have been recorded in the Arabian Peninsula country and as many as 300,000 people could become infected by the end of August, […]

Mastiff named Martha crowned world's ugliest dog – CBS News

Mastiff named Martha crowned world's ugliest dog – CBS News

PETALUMA, Calif. — Martha is big, ugly, lazy and gassy. And a world champion.  In a competition annually dominated by the old, the tiny, and the hairless, the 3-year-old, 125-pound Neapolitan Mastiff used her lollygagging youth to win the 29th annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest.  She was a favorite of the Northern California crowd from […]

Saturday rematches will decide lineup for CWS finals – ESPN

Saturday rematches will decide lineup for CWS finals – ESPN

OMAHA, Neb. — Let’s try that again. For the second straight year and only the fourth time since the College World Series moved to a two-bracket structure in 1988, prepare for if-necessary, winner-take-all baseball on both sides of the tournament. The NCAA says CWS umpires should have used video replay Friday for a ball that […]

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