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article July 23, 2017

Dempsey ties USMNT scoring record

Clint Dempsey made all the difference for the USMNT on Saturday in a 2-0 win over Costa Rica in the semifinals. Not only did he assist on Jozy Altidore's opening goal, he also tied Landon Donovan's USMNT record with the 57th goal of his international career. More»
GettyImages-820695614 article July 22, 2017

Pure Grace! First 62 In Major History

Branden Grace made golf history on Saturday at the British Open. The 29-year-old South African carded an 8-under 62 on the par-70 Royal Birkdale course in the third round, making him the first male player to ever shoot 62 in a major. More»
AP_17201695340007 article July 20, 2017

O.J. Simpson Granted Parole

On Thursday, a Nevada board voted to grant parole to O.J. Simpson after he's served almost nine years on charges of armed robbery of a sports memorabilia dealer in a Las Vegas hotel room in 2008. Simpson could be released from prison in October. More»
GettyImages-816181344 article July 19, 2017

7 Golfers to Watch at the British Open

The British Open returns to Royal Birkdale this weekend for the 146th playing of one of golf's greatest events. The whipping wind at the links course will be a major challenge and give a major advantage to any player who can tame the gales. More»
GettyImages-813582930 article July 13, 2017

USMNT gets an ugly, entertaining win

The USMNT's 3-2 win over Martinique in the Gold Cup was a crazy affair in which the U.S. went 2-0 up, then blew the lead before scoring a winner just minutes later. It was an ugly performance from the Americans, but it sure was entertaining. More»
GettyImages-813355074 article July 12, 2017

No Djoke: Novak Needs a Breather

A nagging elbow injury that Novak Djokovic has battled for more than a year forced him to withdraw from Wimbledon in the quarterfinals. Is it time for Djokovic to take a long break and recover, like Roger Federer after last year's Wimbledon? More»
GettyImages-812061562 article July 11, 2017

Rafa Nadal is Out, But Not Down

Rafael Nadal lost to Gilles Müller in a five-hour Wimbledon classic on Monday. Even though it's Nadal's sixth consecutive year without reaching the quarterfinals at the major, this loss doesn't have the same sting as his others. More»
GettyImages-482762486 article July 9, 2017

Wayne Rooney Returns to Everton

After a legendary 13-year career with Manchester United, Wayne Rooney is returning home. The 31-year-old has signed a two-year deal with his boyhood club, Everton, where he first made a name for himself at the Premier League level. More»
GettyImages-810888824 article July 8, 2017

USMNT Can't Top Panama

The USMNT couldn't finish off Panama in its Gold Cup opener, which ended in a 1-1 draw. Although it wasn't an ideal result, it should have given manager Bruce Arena a better idea of which marginal players can contribute in the future. More»
GettyImages-800581868 article June 28, 2017

Mexico Surging Toward Bigger Things

Mexico's national team is full of individual talent, but it has struggled in major international tournaments over the last few years. But a showdown with Germany in the semifinals of the Confederations Cup gives it a chance to bury those bad memories. More»
GettyImages-800616680 article June 25, 2017

Chip, Chip, Hooray! Spieth's Walk-Off

Jordan Spieth sunk an incredible walk-off chip shot from the bunker to beat Daniel Berger in a playoff at the Travelers Championship. With the win, Spieth became the second golfer in the PGA TOUR's modern era to win 10 times before the age of 24. More»
GettyImages-676374560 article June 25, 2017

Top 5 Transfer Sagas of the Summer

With no clubs matches to watch during the summer, soccer fans' eyes turn to the transfer window. A handful of the world's best players are rumored to be on the move. Here are a few transfer storylines that will dominate headlines until the window closes in August. More»
GettyImages-697280692 article June 19, 2017

VAR Is a Kick In Right Direction

So far at the Confederations Cup, the VAR -- "Video Assistant Referee" -- system has shown it can make correct call where referees can't. While it still has kinks that need to be worked out, it's a positive step toward getting rid of human error. More»
GettyImages-697428988 article June 19, 2017

Koepka Cruises To Record-Tying Win

Brooks Koepka won the U.S. Open, the first major victory of his career, with a 5-under 67 on Sunday at Erin Hills in Wisconsin to finish 16-under for the weekend, tying Rory McIlroy's record for lowest 72-hole score under par in tournament history. More»
GettyImages-697026084 article June 18, 2017

U.S. Open Still Up For Grabs

Justin Thomas set a U.S. Open record for lowest-score below par with a 9-under 63 on Saturday at Erin Hills. Despite that historic effort, the field is still wide open, and a number of golfers still have a chance to make a run for the title. More»
GettyImages-696308744 article June 15, 2017

U.S. Open: Five to Watch on Day 2

Even though the U.S. Open is being played on the longest course in the history of the tournament, there were plenty of low scores early. Rickie Fowler set a U.S. Open opening round record with a 7-under 65. Can he and other fast-starters keep it up? More»
Draymond petty shirt article June 15, 2017

Green Throws Shade at Parade

In keeping with the fine tradition of victory parade hijinks, there were plenty of antics during the Warriors' victory parade and rally on Thursday through the streets of Oakland. The highlight may have been an incredibly petty shirt worn by Draymond Green. More»
GettyImages-691605752 article June 14, 2017

French Soccer's Future Is Now

With their performances against England, 18-year-old Kylian Mbappe and 20-year-old Ousmane Dembele arrived on the big stage for the French national team. And they're good enough to be difference-makers for France in the year leading up to Russia 2018 and beyond. More»
GettyImages-694980908 article June 12, 2017

Golazo Gives U.S. Draw against Mexico

Michael Bradley scored one of the most stunning goals you'll ever see by an American in the USMNT's 1-1 draw with Mexico. It's only the third time in the U.S. has drawn against Mexico at the Estadio Azteca in a World Cup qualifier. More»
GettyImages-694842946 article June 11, 2017

Nadal Wins 10th French Open Title

Rafael Nadal has long been known as the "King of Clay," and no performance exemplified that more than his victory over Stan Wawrinka in the French Open final on Sunday. The Spaniard beat Wawrinka in straight sets to win his 10th French Open title. More»

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