October 17, 2019

Rugby: There will be blood – looking ahead to Bloodfest 2019

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From FloRugby Bloodfest 2019 welcomes a record 94 teams to Austin for its annual sevens tournament and blood drive, mixing high-level rugby with a good cause.  Men’s and Women’s teams across five divisions—Premier, Open, Social, Super Social, and High School—descend upon the Lonestar State’s capital to enjoy a very popular event. This year’s tournament features […]

Schedules and locations announced for the Concacaf Gold Cup Futbol Fiesta presented by Toyota

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Miami (Wednesday, June 12, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) announced today the times and locations for the Gold Cup 2019 Futbol Fiesta events located in the 15 US-based stadiums of this summer’s Gold Cup. Presented by Toyota, the Futbol Fiesta events will be the official pre-game fan […]

2019 Concacaf Gold Cup Group Stage Doubleheader in Houston Sold Out

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Group doubleheaders in Los Angeles and Kansas City nearing sellouts; Tickets still available for other Gold Cup group matches as well as knockout round at www.GoldCup.org Miami (Wednesday, June 12, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today announced that the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup group doubleheader at Houston’s BBVA […]

Groups & Schedule for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup announced

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Fans can purchase tickets at www.GoldCup.org to ensure best seatsMiami (Wednesday, April 10, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today announced the groups and schedule for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup. The details were unveiled at an event hosted at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, in the presence […]

Ex-CFO pleads guilty to embezzling $6.5 million from KC company

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AP From cj0nline KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The former chief financial officer of a Kansas City company pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $6.5 million from the company. Federal prosecutors say 34-year-old Douglas Ferrell, of Kansas City, pleaded guilty Thursday to wire fraud and money laundering. Ferrell admitted that he embezzled the millions from Scarbrough […]

US: How home-grown tomatoes and misread tea leaves led to pointless police raid on innocent family’s home

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By Chris Morran From Consumerist The story of how a simple visit to a garden store subjected one Kansas family to a “SWAT-style raid, complete with battering ram, bulletproof vests, and assault rifles.” When Bob Harte took his two young kids shopping with him at an organic gardening store in Kansas City, Missouri, he had […]

When do identical products have two different prices at the same store? When they’re sold At Target, obviously

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By Chris Morran From Consumerist Target’s pricing and labeling incompetence is so legendary that we now use the term “Target Math” to describe a situation where any retailer baffles customers by, for example, advertising a “sale” that is more expensive than the everyday price, or where percentages are irrelevant, or when the economy of buying […]

Host cities and qualification format announced for CONCACAF Women’s Championship 2014

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Kansas City, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C., to host Championship; eight finalist nations to battle for multiple berths in FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 MIAMI (Thursday, July 24, 2014) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today announced that the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship will be played in four […]

2013-14 CONCACAF Champions League Quarterfinals Schedule Set

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Eight teams will battle for a spot in the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 MIAMI (January 6, 2014) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced today the schedule for the 2013-14 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals. The action will kick off with a Central American showdown on Monday, March […]