The Gold Cup represented Brad Guzan’s latest opportunity to seize the No. 1 spot for the USMNT, and he seems to have botched it yet again. It was the so-called off-year Gold Cup. The biennial tournament is only contested by the proper A-teams in every other edition, when it doesn’t overlap with World Cup qualifying.
LONG POND, Pa. -- Target will focus its sports marketing budget on soccer and drop its 16-year NASCAR sponsorship of Chip Ganassi Racing after the 2017 season. The decision leaves Kyle Larson, second in the NASCAR Cup Series standings, without an announced sponsor for the majority of 2018. Target had a 28-year relationship with Ganassi and was a major sponsor of his IndyCar, NASCAR and sportscar programs throughout the past three decades. Ganassi said Larson, who turns 25 next week, will continue to drive for the team. "Kyle Larson is a once-in-a-generation talent," Ganassi said in a statement. "He and the No. 42 Chevrolet will still be on the track for a long time. "The only difference is that
How many fine details of Antonio Conte's first season at the helm of one of England's, and Europe's, most daunting managerial postings can you recall? Even though the season ended only three months ago, the list may only include: Chelsea winning the Premier League title. Losing to Arsenal 3-0, but saw the first appearance of the back three at that match. Chelsea winning the Premier League title. There's probably some other specific standout moments you remember, but for those of us with Twitter timeline-sized memory banks, Chelsea supporter and esteemed author Mark Worrall chronicles every moment of the Italian's magical first season in charge in his new book, “The Italian Job: A Chelsea Thriller