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Germany basks in 4th World Cup after 24-year wait 

Germany basks in 4th World Cup after 24-year wait 

The Die Welt newspaper celebrated Monday with a three-word headline in the national colors of black, red and gold that read simply: “It is true,” while Der Spiegel magazine’s website listed Germany’s titles: “1954. 1974. 1990. 2014!”

Volleyball: Eaglecrest's Poulter, USA claim gold medal at U20 NORCECA tourney

Volleyball: Eaglecrest’s Poulter, USA claim gold medal at U20 NORCECA tourney

GUATEMALA CITY, GUATEMALA | Jordyn Poulter again made the most of her trip to play volleyball abroad. The Eaglecrest High School senior-to-be setter had yet another outstanding international volleyball tournament, as she helped the United States’ Women’s Junior National Team …

Goetze scores late to give Germany the World Cup 

Goetze scores late to give Germany the World Cup 

Goetze had come on as a substitute for Miroslav Klose at the end of regulation time and the 22-year-old midfielder’s fresh legs made the difference

Baseball: Max George hits for cycle for Grand Junction Rockies

Baseball: Max George hits for cycle for Grand Junction Rockies

GRAND JUNCTION | Max George hasn’t forgotten how to hit since he left Regis Jesuit High School just two months ago. The former Raiders star shortstop put on a display at Suplizio Field Saturday night, as he hit for the cycle …

Football: Rangeview claims annual lineman crown at 2014 Hog Wars

Football: Rangeview claims annual lineman crown at 2014 Hog Wars

AURORA | Rangeview reclaimed the Hog Wars trophy on the 10th anniversary of the lineman competition. Six of the city’s 11 high school football programs were represented in the annual strength competition July 9 at Rangeview High School. Hog Wars started …

Padres allow 5 homers in 6-3 loss to Rockies 

Padres allow 5 homers in 6-3 loss to Rockies 

“It happened today that they put on good swings, but this is normal in baseball,” Benoit said. “You can’t be perfect all year — or at least when you’re going good, you can’t be surprised when something goes bad. It wasn’t my day. That happens.”

Heads up, World Cup teams: The robots are coming 

Heads up, World Cup teams: The robots are coming 

“It’s hard to predict what will happen in 2050, but we are on the right path,” said event co-founder Manuela Veloso, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

Brazil's World Cup dream turns to nightmare

Brazil’s World Cup dream turns to nightmare

“It was the most shameful performance of all time,” said Almir Rogelio, 32, who was looking at the doomsday headlines at a newsstand in central Sao Paulo.

Morales helps Rockies to 2-1 win over Padres 

Morales helps Rockies to 2-1 win over Padres 

“I just tried to make my pitches and give an opportunity to my team,” said Morales, who struck out six.

Germany delighted, astonished by Brazil rout 

Germany delighted, astonished by Brazil rout 

German President Joachim Gauck’s office said Wednesday that both he and Chancellor Angela Merkel would travel to Rio de Janeiro for the final against Argentina or the Netherlands, who were to play in the other semifinal later in the day