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WOITALLA: The Dortmund boost fails Germany

By Mike Woitalla
in Dortmund

If Bruce Springsteen were German, he'd write songs about Dortmund.

The Ruhr city was once a leading producer of steel, coal and beer, but its last coal mine closed two decades ago, the last blast furnace folded in 2001, and the eight  breweries that once ...


Section 1: Ribery enjoys spotlight

By Paul Kennedy
Managing Editor
Soccer America

Franck Ribery came out of nowhere to be one of the stars of the World Cup.

He's only played two seasons of top level soccer and never played for France before being called up for the World Cup, but ...