In South Africa, the World Cup isn't the only big game out there. Thousands of tourists are also discovering the countries big game parks, home to giraffes, elephants, lions and other species. While some brave souls drive solo through the vast stretches of wilderness, others prefer the guided tours, especially at night.
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Never mind that the World Cup hasn't started yet. South Africans celebrated Wednesday as if their national team already won the trophy.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The World Cup faces no terror threat at the moment, according to South Africa's police minister who dismissed speculation less than two weeks before the tournament opens about plots by groups ranging from al-Qaida to homegrown White militants.
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USA Football, the sport's national governing body on youth and amateur levels, has selected Damon Miller of the Portland Police Athletic League to attend the 2010 NFL/USA Football Youth Football Summit in Canton, Ohio, from July 21-22.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South African extremists are warning countries about sending their soccer teams to a "land of murder" after a notorious white supremacist was bludgeoned to death only 10 weeks before the World Cup.
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) -- Beloiters have known Jim Caldwell as a standout high school and Big Ten athlete, a long-time college football coach and finally the man who led the Indianapolis Colts to the Super Bowl. Are they ready for Caldwell as a documentary producer?