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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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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