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The flip side of retirement in the sun? A tax headache

If you're dreaming this winter of retiring to your own tropical island, get ready for sun, surf, sand … and foreign property ownership tax rules.<p>Buzzkill, maybe, but while you may escape the cold, you can't escape the system.<p>Understanding the details can mean the difference between achieving your …

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A-Rod, Yankees dispute heats up after second opinion

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, believing that the team is misrepresenting his quadriceps injury simply to collect insurance money, had a second opinion on his injury that confirmed he is healthy.<p>Michael L. Gross, chief of the division of sports Medicine and the orthopedic director …

Washington Nationals Judged To Have Had More Dreadful Week Than National Security Agency

Then there is the disaster happening on the field. Heading into Friday night, the Nationals were 29-30 and in third place in the National League East behind the Atlanta Braves (tomahawk chop = worst cheer ever) and some team called the Philadelphia Phillies. This for a Nats squad that both ESPN the …

Bryce Harper Hits Wall: Nationals Star Runs Face First Into Wall, Leaves Game vs. Dodgers (VIDEO)

All of a sudden, Bryce Harper's ingrown toenail doesn't seem so scary. In just his second game back after dealing with the foot issue, the Nationals' 20-year-old star was involved in a frightening collision with the outfield wall at Dodgers Stadium on Monday evening.<p>Tracking a deep drive off the …

Aaron Rodgers: It’s different without Driver and Jennings

AP<p>In the years since Aaron Rodgers became the starting quarterback for the Packers, the team saw several different players come on and off the field …

Fantasy Football 2013: Rookie Playmakers Who Will Become Fantasy Stars

As a general rule, NFL rookies should be avoided when considering your fantasy football team. Most rookies don't see enough action to earn consistent points, but there are a few explosive playmakers who will become fantasy studs.<p>Robert Griffin III, Doug Martin and Alfred Morris burst onto the scene …

Are Recent Moves a Sign the Baltimore Orioles Will Play It Safe at the Deadline?

Less than a year after defecting from Cuba, Baltimore Orioles prospect Henry Urrutia is ready to make his MLB debut.<p>According to Roch Kubatko of MASNsports.com, the Orioles are bringing him to Texas for a workout and will then add him to the roster afterward:<p>While Urrutia isn't listed as one of the …

Orioles Sign Cuban Outfielder Dariel Alvarez

<b>JULY 24th, 6:08pm:</b> The O's confirmed the signing via press release.<p><b>JULY 18th, 3:41pm:</b> The Orioles have agreed to terms on a deal with 24-year-old …

Packers Rookie Readies to Stop Colin Kaepernick and the Read-Option

By now, every Green Bay Packers fan probably sees the breakdowns their defense suffered in the playoffs against Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers in their sleep.<p>Packers general manager Ted Thompson, as usual, didn't overreact to a big playoff loss. But he did address the defensive side …

Who Should Be Odds-on Favorite to Win Eagles' Starting QB Spot?

One of the more hotly scrutinized position battles of training camp will be taking place in the City of Brotherly Love, where Michael Vick and Nick Foles will vie to be the starting quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles.<p>It's a battle that head coach Chip Kelly has been deliberately vague about, …

Josh Brent Retires from the NFL: Why the Dallas Cowboy Made the Right Decision

In a truly sad story for the NFL and everyone involved, Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent has decided to retire from football and focus on getting his life together amidst a court case.<p>ESPN insider Adam Schefter had the news on Brent's decision Thursday via Twitter:<p>The retirement will …

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Full Training Camp Roster Breakdown for Redskins

From now until the third week of the preseason, the Washington Redskins and all other NFL teams can carry 90 players before cutting down to the required 75.<p>In most cases, starters from a year ago are safe throughout training camp, working to stay in shape and continuing to learn their respected …

Why RG3 Should Speak Up About the Redskins' Team-Name Controversy

An exception to the Washington star's rule against voicing opinions could be good for his legacy—and an example for other athletes who feel pressured to keep their beliefs quiet.<p>AP / Carolyn Kaster<p>In recent weeks, members of Congress, the commissioner of the National Football League, journalists, …

2013 Emmy Nominations Announced – /Film

While most of us on the West Coast were still sleeping, Aaron Paul and Neil Patrick Harris got up at the crack of dawn this morning to announce the …

Detroit files for bankruptcy protection

DETROIT -- The city of Detroit filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection in federal court Thursday, laying the groundwork for a historic effort to bail out a city that is sinking under billions of dollars in debt and decades of mismanagement, population flight and loss of tax revenue.<p>The bankruptcy …

Soccer Fan Invited Onto Team Bus After Running Alongside It For Miles

Dreams really do come true. Especially when you run after them for five miles.<p>The Arsenal football club is currently on a preseason tour of Asia. While in Vietnam, they encountered a very determined young fan who ran alongside the team bus for "about five miles," according to goalkeeper Wojciech …

Dating in a Texting World

Just about everyone who's in a relationship uses their mobile phones to communicate plans, feelings and emotions, and sadly, even break up in a text message.<p>Sharon Jayson reported on a recent survey provided to <i>USA TODAY</i>, conducted by online dating sites JDate and Christian Mingle. This included …

Previewing the Players on Redskins' Roster Bubble

There are 50 days and counting until the start of the NFL season, and some players are sweating out every second.<p>While the majority of the players currently signed to deals in the NFL are comfortably entrenched on their team's roster, there are stragglers who have yet to prove they can be a part of …

Onliness

I’m an only child—yes, one of those. No brothers or sisters to compete with or provoke or admire or protect or inflict bodily damage upon; no half- or step-siblings to accommodate and confide in. I was born into the sort of Jewish clan that, in the space between my parents’ generation and mine, …

Does the iPad deserve to exist?

What Apple’s tablet has in common with Frankenstein’s monster — and why you should think before buying it<p>W. Andrew Ewell<p>July 18, 2013 2:53pm (UTC)<p>In Mary Shelley’s classic "Frankenstein," Victor, driven mad by his invention of a human-like creature-cum-murderous fiend, complains to a friend: “The …