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Big soccer tourney translates into big dollars for Howard County

Starting Friday, a youth soccer tournament will invade Columbia for the holiday weekend and bring in money for the area’s hotels and restaurants. The 36th annual Columbia Invitational Soccer Tournament will host 462 teams, bringing about 6,200 hotel room nights ...

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Md. driver in crash that injured U.S. soccer star Charlie Davies gets 2 years

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A drunken driver responsible for a 2009 crash that killed her best friend and seriously injured soccer star Charlie Davies has been sentenced to two years in prison. Maria Alejandra Espinoza of Clarksville, Md., was sentenced Friday ...

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Baltimore World Cup fans gather for tourney announcement

Dozens of soccer fans gathered at Slainte Irish Pub in Fells Point, Baltimore Thursday morning to hear FIFA make its announcement on who will host the 2018 and the 2022 World Cup tournaments. As Qatar is announced for 2022, fans hoping for the U.S. express their disappointment.

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World Cup going for big bucks on eBay

I love eBay, if only just to see what those entrepreneurial masterminds have come up with lately. Much to my delight, I discovered this week the upcoming World Cup, which starts Friday, has inspired a plethora of outrageous product offerings. ...

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