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Topic - Tomas Gomez
One by one, Georgetown men's soccer players crumbled to the ground when the clock struck zero. The Hoyas' unexpected run to the College Cup final finally hit a wall Sunday.
Once the eight-goal scoring madness at the College Cup had ended and Georgetown goalie Tomas Gomez batted away the final penalty kick, there was one last sprint to make.
Spain's 74-year-old king came under scathing criticism Sunday for going on an expensive elephant-hunting trip in Botswana amid the nation's deep financial woes.
The smell of corn roasting on sidewalk grills, the oompah beat of Latin music blasting from mom-and-pop stores, colorful signs touting tongue-twisting names like Atitlan and Quetzaltenango. This central Los Angeles neighborhood could almost be plucked right out of Guatemala City.
"Today I just stayed until they hit it," Gomez said. "On the last one, I just had a hunch to go there and it ended up working out."
Tomas Gomez, Madrid's regional Socialist Party leader, said the time had come for the head of state to choose between his public responsibilities "and an abdication that would allow him to enjoy a different lifestyle."