BAGHDAD - As a girl, Zainab Khadim Alwan cut school to watch American tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams play, imagining herself some day becoming just like them.
Army Spc. Faith Hinkley When she was a teen, Faith Hinkley, of Colorado Springs, Colo., was a cheerleader, rooting for her Monte Vista High School Pirates.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Kevin Bush doesn't sweat the little stuff any more.
NAIROBI, Kenya - The three American veterans from three different wars had only one good leg among them.
BAGHDAD - Iraq is again dangerously close to being banned from international football for alleged government meddling in the leadership of Iraqi Football Association after armed men stormed into the headquarters last week waving arrest warrants.
- Iraqi government says it didn't order soccer raid
- Iraq: Raid on the football association unlawful
- Iraqi football official: federation offices raided
- Iraq to hire Wolfgang Sidka as soccer coach
- Iraq to hire Wolfgang Sidka as coach
- Another tough World Cup for Lionel Messi
- FIFA watching France fallout for interference
- Al-Qaida in Iraq denies World Cup plot allegations
- US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,400
- Detained militant in Iraq details World Cup plot
- Texas A&M grid coach visiting troops in Iraq
- FIFA lifts Iraq's ban from international soccer
- Troops get their own New Year's bowl moment
- Correction: Switzer-Bowden-Iraq story
- Switzer, Tommy Bowden to coach teams for troops
- FIFA suspends Iraq for political meddling
- FIFA warns Iraq to stop meddling in soccer
- Iraq Olympic committee disbands soccer federation
- Iraqi soccer team to host Kuwaiti club
- Friday night lights honor vets, families on 9/11
- Tim James: Former NBA player now with Army in Iraq
- Iraqi soccer team wins 1st home game in 7 years
- Iraqi soccer team wins 1st home match in 7 years
- Iraq hosts 1st home soccer match since 2002
- NFL coaches visit troops in Iraq in first USO trip
- Iraqi karate coach killed by gunmen in Mosul
- Iraq holds South Africa to 0-0 draw in Confed Cup