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SI.com: Avi Creditor: MLS Week 16: Gordon's magic fueling San Jose; Houston's troubled defenseupdated: Sun Jun 24 2012 01:35:00

From a change atop the Western Conference to the end of one team's lengthy unbeaten streak in the East, here are five thoughts from Saturday's MLS action:

Raonic on the rise after repeat San Jose successupdated: Mon Feb 20 2012 08:31:00

He was named the most promising player in men's tennis for 2011, and Milos Raonic's early form this year indicates that more accolades will be coming his way in the near future.

SI.com: Steve Davis: Adu returns to MLS; Henry a one-man band as Red Bulls struggleupdated: Mon Aug 15 2011 16:12:00

Know your Major League Soccer -- Five things we learned from Week 22:

SI.com: Steve Davis: Five things we learned in MLS Week 19updated: Mon Jul 25 2011 13:33:00

Know your Major League Soccer -- Five things we learned from Week 19:

SI.com: Avi Creditor: Exhibitions unfriendly to league play; Wondo's slump; more Snapsupdated: Sun Jul 17 2011 00:28:00

From an unfortunate postponement in Vancouver to stout goalkeeping around the league, here are five thoughts from Saturday's early MLS games ...

SI.com: Steve Davis: Five things we learned about MLS Week 15updated: Mon Jun 27 2011 15:49:00

Know your Major League Soccer -- Five things we learned from Week 15:

SI.com: Jon Wertheim: Will old foes create new fireworks at Madison Square Garden exo?updated: Wed Feb 23 2011 12:32:00

In their day, Lendl and McEnroe sure didn't seem to like each other. Pete and Andre never seemed chummy, and obviously things got weird with them last year in Indian Wells. At MSG on Monday it's just an exhibition. I don't even think there's prize money on the line. But given the feelings these guys seem to have for each other, do you think there will be some intensity to these matches? Can we expect some extracurriculars from these guys? --Patrick, Manhattan

SI.com: Andrew Lawrence: Raonic, 20, penning compelling opening act on ATP Tourupdated: Wed Feb 16 2011 12:23:00

The Milos Raonic story -- which gained serious momentum Sunday when the 20-year-old Canadian defeated ninth-ranked Fernando Verdasco in San Jose, Calif., for his first ATP title, and could pick up even more steam Wednesday if he beats the Spaniard again in the first round of the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships in Memphis, Tenn. -- seems straight out of a CBC production meeting, doesn't it? You imagine the straight-to-TV movie pitch going something like this:

SI.com: Steve Davis: MLS conference finals previewupdated: Wed Nov 10 2010 14:29:00

A look at the two MLS conference finals:

SI.com: Steve Davis: Upsets highlight first round of MLS playoffsupdated: Mon Nov 08 2010 16:52:00

Five things we learned over two legs of the first round of the MLS playoffs:

CNNMoney: Top cities for Halloween lootupdated: Thu Oct 28 2010 11:30:00

With a little advance planning, trick-or-treaters can score king-sized Kit Kats -- and avoid boxes of raisins -- in their candy buckets.

SI.com: Steve Davis: MLS playoffs previewupdated: Tue Oct 26 2010 18:27:00

Taking a look at the first round of the MLS playoffs, which begin this week:

How to make mines saferupdated: Thu Oct 14 2010 08:21:00

The rescue of 33 trapped men in Chile brings home vividly the hazards of mining. How do we defend this very blue-collar occupation, which claimed the life of my grandfather, some of his friends and almost killed me, when I was actually pinned between a rock and a hard place?

SI.com: Steve Davis: Five things to know about MLS Week 28updated: Mon Oct 11 2010 17:49:00

Five things we learned from Week 28 in MLS:

Miners could be reached by weekendupdated: Wed Oct 06 2010 08:27:00

CNN's Karl Penhaul reports that 33 trapped Chilean miners could be reached in a matter of days.

President's schedule not a factor in Chile mine rescue, official saysupdated: Wed Oct 06 2010 08:27:00

Officials working to free 33 trapped miners in northern Chile denied Thursday they are under political orders to rescue the men ahead of President Sebastian Pinera's planned mid-month trip to Europe.

SI.com: Steve Davis: Five things to know about MLS Week 27updated: Mon Oct 04 2010 14:01:00

Know your Major League Soccer -- Five things we learned from Week 27:

Dangerous work in Chile's minesupdated: Thu Sep 30 2010 15:16:00

CNN's Patrick Oppmann visits a mining town in Chile where residents are scarred by accidents and deaths.

Did cop cross line defending daughter?updated: Tue Sep 28 2010 07:40:00

The "Issues" team discusses the case of a California cop accused of threatening to arrest a teen.

California cop is accused of faking teen's arrestupdated: Tue Sep 28 2010 07:40:00

A California police officer is on paid administrative leave after being accused of faking the arrest of a young man he believed had sex with his 14-year-old daughter.

Above ground, miners also feel trappedupdated: Sun Sep 26 2010 12:12:00

Miners who work with 33 trapped men in Chile worry about their friends and their own future.

Chilean miners on surface 'also trapped,' by company's financial woesupdated: Sun Sep 26 2010 07:22:00

It's 7:55 a.m. and miner Javier Avarca arrives in the early morning chill to the San Jose mine in Chile to begin a 12-hour shift.

A day in the life of trapped Chile minersupdated: Wed Sep 22 2010 11:32:00

As night breaks into day, the arc lights on three drilling rigs flicker off.

Trapped miners celebrate independenceupdated: Sat Sep 18 2010 23:31:00

Half a mile underground, the hollow echo of the Chilean national anthem rings out. And slowly, the red, white and blue Chilean flag is hoisted up a makeshift metal flagpole.

SI.com: Tobias Lopez: Brazilian influx into MLS increasesupdated: Tue Sep 14 2010 15:54:00

Stuff a Brazilian soccer player in an empty bathtub with three Plesiosaurs and the dinosaurs still couldn't touch the ball.

Why trapped miners "unwilling to die in darkness"updated: Wed Sep 08 2010 07:09:00

The 33 miners trapped deep inside the earth in the San Jose mine in Chile have been preparing all their lives for the ordeal of spending many months underground. It might even be ventured that they have been preparing for that battle for survival since before they were born.

Miners in 'excellent' spiritsupdated: Wed Sep 08 2010 07:09:00

A NASA delegation sent to assist the crews working to free the trapped Chilean miners reports back with its findings.

Relatives describe emotions as they awaited news of Chilean minersupdated: Sun Sep 05 2010 02:23:00

One month ago, the San Jose copper and gold mine in Chile caved in, trapping 33 miners far underground. For the next 17 days, their families had no idea whether they were alive or dead.

SI.com: Steve Davis: Five things we learned in MLS Week 21updated: Mon Aug 23 2010 12:35:00

Know your Major League Soccer -- Five things to take away from Week 21:

CNNMoney: Home prices slowly creeping upupdated: Wed Aug 11 2010 14:21:00

The weak economy and continued high unemployment has kept housing markets cool. As a result, the median price of a single-family home crept up just 1.5% to $176,900 in the second quarter, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Association of Realtors.

SI.com: Steve Davis: D.C.'s woes increase in MLS Week 6updated: Mon May 03 2010 12:04:00

Know your MLS -- Five things to take away from Week 6

SI.com: Steve Davis: Five things we learned from MLS Week 3updated: Tue Apr 13 2010 16:52:00

Know your Major League Soccer -- Five things to take away from Week 3:

Fortune: California schemingupdated: Fri Apr 02 2010 10:23:00

I just spent a couple of days in San Francisco, the land of the nine-digit idea. I'm happy to tell you that a certain form of insane all-American optimism is still alive and well.

SI.com: Bruce Jenkins: Tennis cheats itself with absurdly long seasonupdated: Tue Feb 09 2010 11:38:00

I dreamed last night I was some sort of amoeba, capable of splitting myself into independently functioning pieces. Some difficulties arose -- it took me two hours to decide between trail mix and Froot Loops -- but there was one enormous benefit. For the first time, I was able to stay in touch with the men's tennis tour.

SI.com: Soccer America: Why quartet crashed on final day of MLS seasonupdated: Tue Oct 27 2009 11:39:00

Four teams could have been into the playoffs with a victory; four came up short. It's too easy to cite a team's failures on the final weekend of the regular season as primary reasons it missed out on playoff action. So instead, here's a look on what transpired on the previous 31 weeks to create those no-tomorrow scenarios:

SI.com: SI.com staff predictions for the 2009-10 NHL seasonupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 10:10:00

Here's who our NHL writers predict will make the playoffs, win conference titles, the Stanley Cup and major awards, plus their picks in other categories including breakout player and biggest disappointment.

Money Magazine: What to do with a million bucksupdated: Tue Sep 08 2009 12:50:00

Question: I'm 23 years old and have recently come into a considerable sum of money -- just under $1 million. While I know that sounds great, I'm afraid I'll make mistakes handling it. I've already noticed that my close friends have suddenly become experts in how to spend a million bucks. My question: How should I manage this money? Do I put it in real estate, CDs, hedge funds? At this point, I think I might have to use some of it to buy anxiety medication. Please help. --Daniel, San Jose, California

Honduras government balks at accordupdated: Tue Aug 25 2009 22:14:00

The government of de facto Honduran President Roberto Micheletti is not ready to sign a proposed agreement to end the country's ongoing political crisis, Costa Rican Foreign Minister Bruno Stagno said in Honduras.

SI.com: Jonah Freedman: Szetela faces long road back to U.S. national teamupdated: Mon Jul 27 2009 14:52:00

From Olympic-team starter to Serie B bench-warmer in less than 12 months, Danny Szetela may be one of the few American players whose move to Europe actually set him back in the national-team pool.

Office refrigerator stench packs punch, sends seven to hospitalupdated: Wed May 13 2009 03:19:00

We've all been there: reached for our food in the office refrigerator, only to recoil from the stench from the crammed containers of decomposing food.

Fortune: San Jose street lights get smarterupdated: Fri Apr 24 2009 12:51:00

How much would you guess it costs to power a city's streetlights for a year? In the case of San Jose, Calif., the tenth largest city in the country, the answer is $3.5 million. Add in the price of maintaining and replacing those lights, and that dollar figure rises much higher.

Roddick continues fine form in San Joseupdated: Sat Feb 14 2009 10:32:00

Top-seed Andy Roddick stepped up his bid for a fourth tournament victory in San Jose with a 7-5 6-4 win over Germany's Tommy Haas on Friday night.

34 dead, dozens missing from Costa Rica quakeupdated: Sat Jan 10 2009 21:59:00

The number of people killed from an earthquake in Costa Rica rose to 34 on Saturday, a government official said.

Strong Costa Rica quake kills two girlsupdated: Thu Jan 08 2009 20:36:00

Two girls died in a landslide Thursday triggered by a 6.1-magnitude earthquake that struck near Costa Rica's capital of San Jose, the National Emergency Commission of Costa Rica said.

SI.com: Soccer America: San Jose can set going rate for GKs with Cannonupdated: Thu Dec 04 2008 13:04:00

About an hour before MLS Cup 2008 kicked off at Home Depot Center last month, San Jose keeper Joe Cannon confirmed he'd been informed by Earthquakes management the option on his contract wasn't being picked up for 2009.

SI.com: Soccer America: What MLS' six non-playoff teams need to doupdated: Tue Nov 04 2008 10:34:00

The half-dozen teams shut out of the MLS postseason party are sorting out where they went wrong, and as they observe the elite eight that are still playing, each of them should be taking notes.

SI.com: Soccer America: Can dominating Crew keep it going in playoffs?updated: Fri Oct 31 2008 14:14:00

If the 2008 Columbus Crew, winner of the MLS Supporters' Shield for the best regular-season record, aren't all that different than the '07 version that missed the playoffs, how can they be so much better?

A native's guide to San Joseupdated: Thu Jul 03 2008 14:04:00

A century ago, what's now Silicon Valley, California, was called the Valley of Heart's Delight because of the region's mineral-rich soil and temperate climate (San Jose gets 300 days of sunshine a year). By the time I left for college in 1997, however, most of the cherry orchards had been gobbled up by office complexes. San Jose was in the hopeful early stages of the Internet boom, and although I didn't have an e-mail account yet, the technological advances that would change the world were already making their mark on my hometown.

SI.com: Jonah Freedman: Why Galaxy-Quakes marks return of MLS' best duel updated: Fri Apr 04 2008 11:18:00

When it comes to the world's nastiest rivalries, David Beckham could write a book. He's been front and center for two of the most extreme bad-blood derbies.

SI.com: Soccer America: MLS alumni are rapidly filling up front-office positionsupdated: Thu Mar 27 2008 14:53:00

It hasn't been that long since Alexi Lalas ascended from player to team executive, but during those intervening years very few of his peers found jobs other than blowing whistles or moving cones. Coaches, as it were.

FSB: How to get into business in San Joseupdated: Wed Feb 20 2008 11:53:00

Dear FSB: My best friend and I are starting a small business and wanted to talk to someone about all the necessary legal and other setups that are required to kick off. Any references in our local area, San Jose, Calif., would be great. Thanks in advance.

SI.com: Scott Wraight: NHL Power Rankings, Week 5updated: Tue Oct 30 2007 16:04:00

BIGGEST CLIMB: Columbus (25 to 13) BIGGEST FALL: San Jose (8 to 14), Vancouver (11 to 17), Anaheim (15 to 21)

SI.com: Jonah Freedman: Quakes are back -- and here's what it means for MLSupdated: Tue Jul 17 2007 05:11:00

Let's get ready to rumble -- again. The San Jose Earthquakes are coming back for the 2008 season of Major League Soccer, this time as a new expansion team.

FSB: California city launches venture capital fundupdated: Wed Apr 11 2007 05:57:00

Can venture capitalists spark an entire city? San Jose is about to find out. In December the city launched a $3 million venture capital fund to invest in local businesses.

SI.com: Western Conference Previewupdated: Tue Apr 10 2007 11:13:00

ALSO: Eastern Conference Preview

FSB: Small-biz nationupdated: Mon Feb 05 2007 10:11:00

Which states are the most entrepreneurial? Which have the most women-owned businesses? Here are snapshots of a few noteworthy locales.

FSB: Small-Biz Nationupdated: Thu Feb 01 2007 00:01:00

Which states are the most entrepreneurial?

FSB: A butterfly business takes flightupdated: Tue Nov 28 2006 09:44:00

Jose Muñiz's career began when a friend bet him $100 that he could not sell butterflies for a living. Now, seven years later, the former business consultant and his wife, Karen, own Amazing Butterf...

Business 2.0: And in Other World-Changing News ...updated: Mon May 01 2006 00:01:00

MIND (CONTROL) GAMES

Happy Hincapie takes overall leadupdated: Wed Feb 22 2006 14:29:00

American George Hincapie sprinted away from the field to win the second stage of cycling's Tour of California on Tuesday and take the overall lead.

McEnroe to make San Jose comebackupdated: Fri Dec 02 2005 10:19:00

Seven-times grand slam champion John McEnroe will return to the ATP tour in February after a 15 year absence to play doubles in the San Jose tournament.

Gambill ousts Ferreira in San Joseupdated: Tue Feb 10 2004 03:49:00

Jan-Michael Gambill claimed his first career win over Wayne Ferreira to oust the South African eighth seed from the ATP San Jose Open.

Fortune: November New Yorkers run amok, The Matrix cashes in yet again, Branson peaks at the CEO Summit, and everybody updated: Mon Nov 10 2003 00:01:00

1/2 The crunch of leaves says November. New Yorkers run their marathon. The peachy new $20 bills are in the spend cycle. And there are 53 shopping days until Christmas. Let the rampant holiday comm...

Fortune: The Reverse Brain Drainupdated: Mon Nov 11 2002 00:01:00

Tech executives have plenty to worry about. Stocks in the dumps. PC sales at a crawl. Layoffs from San Jose to Austin. And then there's the people problem: the reverse brain drain. With tech enteri...

Fortune: Is This House $1.2 Worth Million? No, we don't have a housing bubble yet. But if the frenzy doesn't end soon, we updated: Mon Oct 28 2002 00:01:00

In these turbulent times, it's a relief to ponder the things you really can count on. The recently departed, love-'em-or-hate-'em New York Yankees will roll into the playoffs again next season. Our...

Money Magazine: Layoffs And The Webupdated: Tue Jan 01 2002 00:01:00

The oddsmakers. Amid the recent flurry of layoffs, you may be able limit the uncertainty using a tool at Dismal.com. Enter your zip code, industry, job title, most recent performance rating and com...

Fortune: Gamesupdated: Mon Dec 10 2001 00:01:00

So you've bankrupted your boss, blackmailed your CFO into selling Park Place on the cheap, and now your HR guy sits in jail. Corporate bonding events have never been quite this feral. Up from the r...

Fortune: FORTUNE's 100 Fastest-Growing Companiesupdated: Mon Sep 03 2001 00:01:00

In the Pokemon universe, characters gain strength by "evolving" into superpowered versions of their primary-colored selves. Pokemon licenser 4Kids seems to have learned this trick well, emerging on...

Fortune: It Worked In Kindergarten... And it's still a good idea today. The new buzz in the Valley is that "shariupdated: Mon Apr 02 2001 00:01:00

Any kindergarten teacher can tell you that sharing is a virtue. And while we may not have exactly embraced the notion in our short-pants days, the idea is back--in a way that even has the flat-line...

Fortune: The Best Cities For Business Big, established, monied metropolises--with a tech twist-- top FORTUNE's annual updated: Mon Nov 27 2000 00:01:00

This year in FORTUNE's Best Cities for Business ranking, the mighty get even mightier: The top five are nothing less than veteran all-stars. The bad news is that there are no big surprises. (Sorry,...

Fortune: FORTUNE's 100 Fastest-Growing Companiesupdated: Mon Sep 04 2000 00:01:00

Here they are, the speed racers of the economy. To track them down for this fastest-100 list, compiled by Zacks Investment Research, we looked for companies that are based in the U.S., have been in...

Fortune: Next Big Thing...Or Optical Illusion?updated: Mon Jun 26 2000 00:01:00

To believe those old Sprint ads, the whole point of fiber optics was to make phone calls so crystal-clear you could hear a pin drop. Now, ironically, all one seems to hear is the buzz of money bein...

Fortune: The Best Cities For Business FORTUNE's annual ranking of the country's hottest corporate locations uncovers some updated: Mon Dec 20 1999 00:01:00

What's so great about Dallas?

FSB: The Revolutionupdated: Wed Dec 01 1999 00:01:00

There has been much--perhaps too much--said about the approach of the new millennium. After all, what real change will Jan. 1, 2000, bring other than the resolution of our Y2K anxiety? Well, small ...

Fortune: May Your Net Connection Be as Fast as Mineupdated: Mon Oct 11 1999 00:01:00

How fast is fast? As we move to the much hoo-hahed world of broadband, this is a big question--how much speed is enough for the Internet connections of the future? So far no one has a good answer. ...

Money Magazine: High-Altitude Movie Choicesupdated: Fri Oct 01 1999 00:01:00

There's nothing like an inflight movie to make a cramped sojourn in coach class pass quickly. But what if you've already seen that sappy Julia Roberts film? Inmotion Pictures has an answer: In a gr...

Fortune: Boomtown Stats Even in good times, only a few cities stand out as real wealth creators. Here's our guide to the updated: Mon Nov 23 1998 00:01:00

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Money Magazine: How Going Online Can Make You A Better Mortgage Shopperupdated: Thu Jan 01 1998 00:01:00

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Fortune: THE PRICIEST OFFICE SPACEupdated: Mon Aug 04 1997 00:01:00

A few years ago, the market for office space was declared dead. Today "the market's healthier than it's been in a decade," says Arthur Mirante II, CEO at Cushman & Wakefield. Indeed, researchers at...

Money Magazine: THE BEST PLACES TO WORK FROM HOME THE EASIEST COMMUTE OF ALL IS FROM YOUR BEDROOM TO YOUR HOME OFFICE. SO MONEY updated: Tue Apr 01 1997 00:01:00

When Joe Kandra, 36, needs a break from work, he takes his dog Kali and heads for the woods. The fragrant eucalyptus trees of Stern Grove Park, Calif. are more than an hour's drive from Cisco Syste...

Fortune: BEATING THE ODDS HARDLY ANYONE THOUGHT EVANDER HOLYFIELD HAD A CHANCE TO BE CHAMP LAST YEAR. HIS WIN SHOULD INSPIRE UNDERDOGS EVupdated: Mon Mar 31 1997 00:01:00

The betting odds stood as high as 25 to 1 against Evander Holyfield when he entered the ring last November to take on Mike Tyson. Detractors were saying the 215-pound Atlanta resident was too nice,...

Fortune: MANAGING, AMERICAN INDIAN-STYLEupdated: Mon Oct 14 1996 00:01:00

It's no secret that Native Americans have lost market share in North America. The fowls of the air, the fish of the sea (and pretty much everything else in between) once was theirs. Now? Less. For ...

Fortune: IT'S SAN FRANCISCO! AND SAN JOSE AND SILICON VALLEY AND THE REST OF THE BAY AREA THAT HEAD FORTUNE'S ANNUAL LIST updated: Mon Nov 13 1995 00:01:00

BEHOLD THE ERA of the virtual corporation, when business pulses like a quartz watch 24 hours a day. The scattered work and workers are no longer confined to steel and concrete towers or sprawling c...

Money Magazine: MONEY'S EIGHTH ANNUAL SURVEY The Best Places to Live in America This year, the living is fin-ah in Carolin-ah! Our first southerupdated: Thu Sep 01 1994 00:01:00

This year, in MONEY's eighth annual ranking of the livability in the 300 largest U.S. metropolitan areas, the economic action is resounding in the Southeast, roaring in the Rockies and rolling into...

Money Magazine: Will my mom's new hubby get the trust fund my dad set up?updated: Thu Sep 01 1994 00:01:00

Q My 65-year-old mother, a widow for two years, has met a man and plans to marry him. Before Dad died, he put his estate into a revocable living trust. Mom is living off the interest of part of the...

Fortune: THE TOP TEN CITIES updated: Mon Nov 15 1993 00:01:00

1. RALEIGH/DURHAM The presence of three top universities -- Duke, University of North Carolina, and North Carolina State -- and the 7,000-acre Research Triangle Park has fueled the area's capacity ...

Money Magazine: HOW MEN GET CLIPPED TOO updated: Fri Oct 01 1993 00:01:00

The August Newsline report "How to Avoid a Scalping at the Hair Salon or Barbershop" criticizes shops for routinely charging women higher prices for haircuts than they charge men. How about also ra...

Money Magazine: HOW MORTGAGE LENDERS CAN PEEK INTO YOUR FILESupdated: Thu Apr 01 1993 00:01:00

Chalk up another conquest for privacy-invading computers. A service called LoanWatch, launched in 1991 by the Walnut Creek, Calif. firm Foster Ousley Conley, is amassing financial information about...

Fortune: THE REST OF THE MAJOR CITIES updated: Mon Nov 02 1992 00:01:00

While we don't assign rankings below the Top Ten, we present comparable data for all the cities in the study. There are 60, ten more than in years past. Four newcomers were previously in larger met...

Fortune: Incredible shrinking brains, bankers' pets, dumber than the women's movement, and other matters. ONLY IN AMERICA (Cont'd)updated: Mon Dec 02 1991 00:01:00

Like their black, brown, and yellow counterparts, some white Americans are tired of ethnic stereotyping and are fighting back. Twenty-seven families have joined a European-American study group in S...

Fortune: MEET HER HONORupdated: Mon Dec 31 1990 00:01:00

Rarely does anyone think of San Jose as a major burg. But last year this once sleepy agricultural community now at the heart of Silicon Valley hit the big time. It passed northern neighbor San Fran...

Money Magazine: 10 GREAT VACATION VALUES FOR THE COMING YEARupdated: Sat Dec 01 1990 00:01:00

This is one of those good news/bad news situations: The surge in oil prices has sent the cost of travel soaring -- up six times higher than the consumer price index this year. As a result, nervous ...

Money Magazine: THE NEW VALUE OF AIRPORT SHOPPINGupdated: Sat Sep 01 1990 00:01:00

Wouldn't you know? The retail frontier that Bloomingdale's blazed in 1986 with two experimental Bloomie's Express shops at New York's Kennedy Airport is being copied by others in Phoenix, Baltimore...

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