By Steve Friess DETROIT (Reuters) - A federal judge in Michigan halted on Monday the deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals from the United States, the latest legal victory for the Iraqi nationals facing deportation in a closely watched case. U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith granted a preliminaryRead More »
The U.S. national team is headed to the final of the 2017 Gold Cup after knocking off Costa Rica 2-0 on Saturday. Who stood out for all the right — and wrong — reasons, as Bruce Arena’s side prepares to face either Mexico or Jamaica in Wednesday’s final? LB — Jorge Villafaña: 6.5 — For the first time all tournament, he got forward with regularity and served the ball into the box.
Jose Mourinho has certainly done his best to help revamp Manchester United this summer with the additions of Romelu Lukaku and Victor Lindelof, however, one name can be ruled out from joining the Red Devils at this time. There’s been speculation for some time that Gareth Bale would return to England — and likely to United if he did make a comeback in the Premier League — but the Portuguese boss has slammed the door on those talks. “The same [as Ronaldo],” Mourinho said when asked about Bale’s availability.
Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird and USWNT and Seattle Reign FC forward Megan Rapinoe seem to be the new power couple in sports. And on Saturday, they showed that couples who support each other stay with each other. In the afternoon, Rapinoe sat courtside at KeyArena to watch Bird score eight points, record 11 assists and take part in the 3-point contest (although it probably could've been a better showing on Bird's part) at the WNBA All-Star Game. That night, Bird saw Rapinoe record a hat trick in the Reign's 5-4 win over Sky Blue FC at Seattle High School Memorial Stadium. Speaking on SportsCenter on Friday, the day after she publicly came out, Bird beamed when talking about her relationship with