The small Central American nation with a minor World Cup pedigree came from behind to shock 2010 semifinalist Uruguay 3-1. Then Mario Balotelli _ who else? _ scored the decider for Italy in a 2-1 win over England.
Each country can only bring 23 men to Brazil to compete for the World Cup this year. A few notable men were left off rosters for various reasons and some may surprise you …
Professional soccer could be coming to the Bronx. The city is working on a deal that would put a soccer stadium down the street from Yankee Stadium.
Three Tri-State Area college students are among the 32 students who have won prestigious Rhodes scholarships this year.
Prince Harry has a bit of a “party boy” reputation, but apparently, he can also keep things chill.
A new thriller from author Steve Berry, featuring his recurring character Cotton Malone is based on the legend that Queen Elizabeth I may not have been who everyone thought SHE was.
Mitt Romney insulted Britain’s preparations for the Olympics and inspired quotes like “apparently devoid of charm, warmth, humor or sincerity” and “worse than Sarah Palin” before cashing campaign checks from bankers and lobbyists who are at the center of the Libor scandal.
The state Attorney General’s Office said Dr. Richard Kaul is putting the public in “imminent danger” while working out of a one-room surgical office in Pompton Lakes. A patient of his in England died during routine dental work.
Bursting with pride, Mayor Michael Bloomberg stood at the crossroads of the world Tuesday to announce the big tourism numbers.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is interested in adding a second regular-season game in London and says the move will be discussed at the owners meetings this week.
In a twisted tale at sea, a wealthy couple from Manhattan claims they were thrown off a cruise ship – after they were insulted by another passenger because the wife is Jewish.
The airline said the plane, with 296 passengers on board, was headed from Heathrow to Kennedy Airport and turned back because the handle of one of the cabin doors was moving.
A British Airways jet bound for New York had to make an emergency landing shortly after takeoff Saturday.