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Aussie Coach Has Advice for Defeating Japan
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Aussie Coach Has Advice for Defeating Japan

Familiar with their Asian rivals, Australian Stajcic said the key was pressuring Japan's ball carriers and clogging up the middle so they couldn't generate chances off their crisp-passing attack. Read »

Jul 4, 2015
NASCAR Distances Itself From Donald Trump

NASCAR Distances Itself From Donald Trump

NASCAR is the latest corporation to distance itself from Donald Trump. On the same day one of its top sponsors... Read »

Jul 4, 2015
Wimbledon Headband Fails Wimbledon Dress Code

Wimbledon Headband Fails Wimbledon Dress Code

Flamboyant 20-year-old Australian Nick Kyrgios came out for his second set at Wimbledon Friday wearing a headband in... Read »

Jul 4, 2015
A-Rod Gets Ball from 3,000th Hit

A-Rod Gets Ball from 3,000th Hit

Alex Rodriguez is finally getting the home run ball from his 3,000th hit. Rodriguez and the Yankees settled their... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Busch Blames Keselowski for Daytona Crash

Busch Blames Keselowski for Daytona Crash

Kyle Busch was involved in a multi-car crash at Daytona International Speedway, where he returned Friday for the... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Serena Williams Battles Back to Beat Watson at Wimbledon

Serena Williams Battles Back to Beat Watson at Wimbledon

Pushed to the absolute limit, Serena Williams once again found a way to win. Down 3-0 and 5-4 in the third set... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
PHOTO: 2016 Olympic Torch Unveiled

PHOTO: 2016 Olympic Torch Unveiled

Rio de Janeiro organizers unveiled the Olympic torch for the 2016 Games on Friday, saying it brings together... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Vice President Biden to Attend the Women's World Cup Final

Vice President Biden to Attend the Women's World Cup Final

Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, will cheer on the United States in the Women's World Cup final on... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Contador Eyes 3rd Tour de France Title

Contador Eyes 3rd Tour de France Title

Tour de France contender Alberto Contador's serious-looking face cracked into a beaming smile during a lighthearted... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Hartford Yard Goats to Unveil New Mascot Next Week

Hartford Yard Goats to Unveil New Mascot Next Week

The soon-to-be Hartford Yard Goats will unveil their new logo on Wednesday. Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Nadal Stunned by 102nd-Ranked Brown

Nadal Stunned by 102nd-Ranked Brown

Two-time champion Rafael Nadal is making another early exit from Wimbledon, after losing in the second round to... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
NASCAR Tracks Ask Fans to Not Fly Confederate Flag

NASCAR Tracks Ask Fans to Not Fly Confederate Flag

NASCAR's national series tracks announced Thursday that they are asking fans to refrain from displaying the... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Defense Helps U.S. Team to The Women's World Cup Final

Defense Helps U.S. Team to The Women's World Cup Final

It used to be that the U.S. women's national team was known more for its fierce attack. For the Women's World Cup in Read »

Jul 2, 2015
U.S. Soccer Team Reacts to Facing Japan in Final

U.S. Soccer Team Reacts to Facing Japan in Final

Bring it on. That's how the U.S. women's soccer team reacted Wednesday night to learning that Japan would be the... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Japan Advances to Final on England's Own Goal, 2-1

Japan Advances to Final on England's Own Goal, 2-1

Laura Bassett scored the deciding goal in England's World Cup semifinal match against Japan — it was just against... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
World Cup Collision Sparks Concussion Concerns

World Cup Collision Sparks Concussion Concerns

Like many contact sports only recently coming to terms with the long-term risks of concussions, soccer has struggled... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
NBA Star Ray Allen Is Giving Away Sneakers in Connecticut

NBA Star Ray Allen Is Giving Away Sneakers in Connecticut

NBA star Ray Allen’s sneaker collection rivals the selection at any store you’ve ever been to and he’s giving away... Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
California Push Would Make Pro Cheerleaders Team Employees

California Push Would Make Pro Cheerleaders Team Employees

They boost their teams from the sidelines and promote them by appearing in calendars and at fan events, but some... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Japan Faces Upstart England in Women's World Cup Semifinal

Japan Faces Upstart England in Women's World Cup Semifinal

Coach Norio Sasaki can say whatever he wants in suggesting his Japanese players are superior to England's. Read »

Jul 1, 2015
U.S. Prevails in 2-0 Victory Over Top-Ranked Germany

U.S. Prevails in 2-0 Victory Over Top-Ranked Germany

The United States went on to beat Germany 2-0 on a penalty kick from Carli Lloyd and a late goal from Kelley O'Hara,... Read »

Jul 1, 2015

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