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  • US football team's Mexican 'infiltrators' at Gold Cup

    They have Mexican nationality and shine for top clubs in Mexico's first division, but goalkeeper William Yarbrough and defender Ventura Alvarado chose their other nation, the United States, for the Gold Cup. While more and more Mexican-Americans are playing Liga MX, with 15 dual nationals in the…

    AFP
  • Mad Dash: NBA player blames iPhone for odd, season-altering injury

    In today's Mad Dash: Matt Bonner thinks his new iPhone is to blame for an elbow injury, Steven Gerrard does something awesome for his new fans, and Robert Streb uses a wedge to putt.

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  • Science explains how American soccer star Carli Lloyd made the shots that clinched the Women’s World Cup

    David Beckham isn't the only one who knows how to bend a ball. Soccer star Carli Lloyd showed...

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  • Abby Wambach unsure of her Olympic future with USWNT

    Wambach said she'll participate in the celebration tour later in the year, but is unsure whether those will be her last games in a U.S. uniform.

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    RADIO: Rory ruptures ligament in ankle during soccer

    Travis Rodgers explains how Rory McIlroy will find himself out of golf action for some time due to a random soccer injury.

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  • Enveloped in controversy, Solo leaves as World Cup winner

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Hope Solo walked out of BC Place on Sunday night with two pieces of coveted hardware and for the time being, more focus on her skill as a goalkeeper and less on her off-field travails.

    Associated Press
  • Bradley to make 100th appearance as US opens Gold Cup

    Michael Bradley's 100th appearance for U.S. national team will be in Tuesday night's CONCACAF Gold Cup opener against Honduras, captaining the defending champion. ''I've said it a bunch of times and I'll say it again, I am who I am regardless of whether I'm captain or not,'' Bradley said. Bradley…

    The Associated Press
  • Southampton reject Man United Schneiderlin bid

    Southampton have turned down a bid from Premier League rivals Manchester United for midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, according to the club's manager Ronald Koeman on Monday. French international Schneiderlin has long been linked with a move to Old Trafford and it has been reported that United had a…

    AFP
  • Back to obscurity for all but a few after World Cup

    By Steve Keating VANCOUVER (Reuters) - With the Women's World Cup party over it was back to reality for many of the players who headed home on Monday to resume 9-to-5 jobs, school studies and raising families. Women's soccer basked in the spotlight during the month-long tournament, delivering an…

    Reuters
  • Women's World Cup final seen by record 26.7 million in US

    NEW YORK (AP) — The United States' win over Japan in the Women's World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television.

    Associated Press
  • Tears in Tokyo as Japan thumped in World Cup final

    Japanese soccer fans were left wiping away Monday morning tears in Tokyo sports bars as their beloved 'Nadeshiko' were smashed 5-2 by the United States in the Women's World Cup final in Vancouver. Supporters had gathered early for the 8 a.m. kick-off, hopeful of seeing Japan retain the title won…

    Reuters
  • Golf-McIlroy suffers ankle injury ahead of British Open

    (Adds background) By Mitch Phillips LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy's defence of golf's British Open and a keenly-anticipated contest with American Jordan Spieth was thrown into doubt on Monday when he revealed he had ruptured an ankle ligament while playing football with friends. "Total…

    Reuters
  • Juventus president: Tevez transfer to Boca nearly complete

    TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus president Andrea Agnelli has indicated that Carlos Tevez's expected transfer to Boca Juniors will be completed in "a few days."

    Associated Press
  • Japan football fans turn to drink as 'Nadeshiko' sink

    Madoka Kataoka was on her third beer of the morning on Monday even before Japan kicked off against the United States in the women's World Cup final. A quarter of an hour later, a little after eight in the morning, she had switched to something stronger after a Carli Lloyd wonder goal from the…

    AFP
  • Soccer-Swedish championship results and standings

    July 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Swedish championship matches on Monday Monday, July 6 Gefle 1 Hammarby 1 Sunday, July 5 Haecken 3 Helsingborg 2 Falkenbergs FF 2 Elfsborg Boras 2 GIF Sundsvall 2 IFK Gothenburg 2 Kalmar 0 AIK Stockholm 0 Saturday, July 4Atvidabergs FF 0…

    Reuters
  • Japan emotional after World Cup loss

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Japan clearly was not ready for Carli Lloyd.

    Associated Press
  • Nigeria fire Keshi and hire Amodu

    The two-year contract of Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has been terminated because "he lacks the required commitment" and Shuaibu Amodu will replace him with immediate effect, the Nigerian football federation (NFF) has announced. "Having thoroughly reviewed the reports/findings of the NFF…

    AFP
  • Soccer-World reacts to U.S. win over Japan in World Cup final

    July 5 (Reuters) - Political and sporting leaders took to social media to express their thoughts on Sunday's women's World Cup final between the the United States and Japan in Vancouver. The Americans won the match 5-2 to clinch the title for the first time, with Carli Lloyd scoring three of her…

    Reuters