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  • Europe retains the Ryder Cup

    September 28, 2014 11:47 AM

    GLENEAGLES, Scotland - The Ryder Cup is staying in Europe. Jamie Donaldson assured Europe the 14 points it needed to keep the precious gold trophy on Sunday when he went 4 up with four holes to play against Keegan Bradley. The worst he could do was a half-point. Rory McIlroy... more »
  • Mandela tributes before each Club World Cup match

    December 10, 2013 9:00 AM

    ZURICH- Fans will be asked to applaud Nelson Mandela before kickoff at all eight Club World Cup matches in Morocco this month. FIFA says spectators will be asked "to stand together in unity to applaud and re-transmit Mandela's message of hope and love across the world." What FIFA is calling... more »
  • Valcke says April-May too hot for 2022 World Cup

    November 13, 2013 8:52 AM

    ZURICH- FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke says April and May are too hot to play the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. In a statement provided to The Associated Press, Valcke says "let's not lose time on this. April-May is not an option because of the temperature." Valcke is leading FIFA's... more »
  • Belgium, Colombia, Switzerland seeded for WCup

    October 17, 2013 8:49 AM

    ZURICH- Belgium, Colombia and Switzerland will be three of the eight seeded teams at the World Cup because of their FIFA ranking. FIFA decided this month that the seven best-ranked nations in Thursday's list would be seeded alongside host nation Brazil, which is ranked No. 11. Long-time leader Spain, the... more »
  • Stanley Cup play resumes

    May 6, 2013 10:26 AM

    UNDATED - The Washington Capitals are looking to take a 3-0 lead tonight in their best-of-seven first-round NHL playoff series with New York's Rangers. The Caps won the opening games on their own ice and tonight must face the New Yorkers in Madison Square Garden. Following tonight's game, they'll... more »
  • Canadian lawmaker: Let amateurs play for the cup

    December 18, 2012 4:29 PM

    EDMONTON, Alberta - A member of the Canadian parliament says the Stanley Cup should be awarded to an amateur team if the NHL labor fight isn't settled in time to save the season. Brent Rathgeber suggests the cup could be the prize in a national competition to determine the best... more »
  • Big days from Bradley, Bubba give US 5-3 lead

    September 28, 2012 6:49 PM

    MEDINAH, Ill. - Slow start, fast finish, comfortable lead. The Americans have a 5-3 lead over Europe after steamrolling through the second session of the Ryder Cup on Friday. Keegan Bradley and Phil Mickelson swept their matches, and Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson flirted with a record score in fourballs.... more »
  • Stanford athletics awarded Directors Cup

    June 27, 2012 9:00 AM

    STANFORD, CA - Stanford has extended its unprecedented run of overall athletic dominance. The prestigious academic university won its 18th straight Directors' Cup on Tuesday. The award is presented annually by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics to the nation's top overall athletic program. Stanford finished... more »
  • L.A. Kings win the Stanley Cup

    June 12, 2012 8:36 AM

    LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Kings have won their first NHL championship, beating the New Jersey Devils 6-1 Monday night in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals. Jeff Carter and Trevor Lewis scored two goals apiece, and Jonathan Quick made 17 saves in his latest stellar performance... more »
  • Kings take commanding 3-0 lead in Stanley Cup finals

    June 5, 2012 8:14 AM

    LOS ANGELES - Jonathan Quick made 22 saves in his third shutout of the postseason, Anze Kopitar had a goal and an assist, and the Los Angeles Kings rolled to the brink of the franchise's first NHL title, beating the New Jersey Devils 4-0 in Game 3 of the Stanley... more »
  • Lawmakers question money for BR manufacturing site

    December 17, 2010 5:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Lawmakers have approved plans for a new manufacturing site that would employ many visually-impaired workers, but only after questions about an incentives package used to secure the business. The non-profit Lighthouse for the Blind plans to open a paper cup manufacturing facility on North Flannery. The plan... more »
  • Netherlands advances to World Cup final

    July 6, 2010 5:25 PM

    The Netherlands will play in their first World Cup final since 1978. It will only be their third finals appearance in history. The Dutch will look to make the third time the charm. Both of their previous finals appearances were losses. They fell to Argentina in 1978 and West... more »
  • World Cup update

    June 29, 2010 3:54 PM

    With the round of 16 finished, only eight teams remain in the 2010 World Cup. Tuesday morning Japan and Paraguay went down to the wire. After 120 minutes of play, Paraguay came out on top in a 5-3 penalty kick shootout. In game 2, world powers Spain and Portugal... more »
  • Tuesday World Cup scores

    June 22, 2010 4:17 PM

    Four World Cup games were in action today. Tournament host South Africa was first in action defeating France 2-1. However despite the victory, South Africa became the first host nation to be knocked out of the World Cup during the group stage. In game 2, Uruguay edged a win... more »
  • Latest World Cup scores

    June 21, 2010 6:11 PM

    As the qualifying rounds of the 2010 World Cup are coming to a close, the stakes for each match get even higher. In Monday's early game, Portugal eliminated North Korea from advancing to the knockout rounds after issuing a 7-0 destruction. In game 2, Chile ended Switzerland's World Cup... more »
  • Sunday's World Cup scores

    June 20, 2010 6:01 PM

    There was quite a bit of action in Sunday's World Cup games. In the early match, Slovakia defeated Paraguay 2-0. In the second match of the day, New Zealand surprised defending World Cup champion Italy with a 1-1 draw. The day's most exciting matchup of Brazil and Ivory Coast... more »
  • USA goalkeeper Tim Howard injured

    June 13, 2010 5:51 PM

    USA goalkeeper Tim Howard suffered several broken ribs Saturday afternoon during his World Cup debut. The 31 year-old's ribs were evaluated again Sunday, but he is expected to play in USA's next match set for Friday against Slovenia. Howard is highly regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in... more »

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