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UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 14, 2019

Tiger Woods and United States team rallies to win Presidents Cup again

Tiger Woods got the Americans going with the first point on the board.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019

United States claws back, trails International team 10-8 entering final day of Presidents Cup

The Americans dug themselves out of a big hole at the Presidents Cup with playing captain Tiger Woods watching from the sidelines.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019

Americans rally late to only trail by 3 in Presidents Cup

At one point, the International team had a chance to sweep the session.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019

International team grabs 4-1 lead at Presidents Cup

Tiger Woods looked good as ever playing in the Presidents Cup. As captain, his American team found itself in foreign territory – trailing for the first time in 14 years.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019

Kobe Bryant: Easy days for USA Basketball are over

Kobe Bryant played on the Redeem Team in 2008, the one that delivered a gold medal in Beijing after a series of USA Basketball disappointments in big tournaments.


U.S. loses to Serbia 94-89 at FIBA World Cup, assuring worst big-tourney finish

The U.S. came to China looking to again be the best in the world. It will go home with the worst tournament showing in program history.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019

A shocker: United States beaten 89-79 by France in FIBA World Cup quarters

U.S. will not medal at the basketball World Cup, falling 89-79 to France in the quarterfinals.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019

Mexico routs United States 3-0, maintains soccer dominance

Javier Hernandez scored after U.S. newcomer Sergino Dest was nutmegged in the 21st minute, Erick Gutierrez and Uriel Antuna added late goals and Mexico mauled the United States 3-0 in …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019

FIBA World Cup: U.S. gets past Turkey 93-92 in OT; Jayson Tatum injured

Khris Middleton’s free throws late save U.S., as Americans top Turkey in World Cup.


U.S. men’s soccer to play Uruguay in St. Louis on Sept. 10

The U.S. men’s soccer team will play Uruguay in an exhibition at St. Louis’ Busch Stadium on Sept. 10, four days after the Americans face Mexico at East Rutherford, New …


USA Basketball updates national team roster for World Cup

USA Basketball’s depth is already getting tested, weeks before the FIBA World Cup even starts. The Americans have released their updated national team roster, adding six players and deleting eight …


U.S. women’s soccer to play Portugal in pair of exhibitions

The world champion U.S. women’s soccer team will play a pair of exhibitions against Portugal on its victory tour, on Aug. 29 at Philadelphia and five days later at St. …


UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019

Jane McManus: Megan Rapinoe delivers another goal for equality during USWNT’s Canyon of Heroes celebration

When the U.S. women’s national soccer team rolled up Broadway to celebrate its second straight World Cup championship, that stretch of black asphalt was once again transformed into the 10-deep, …


UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019

‘I just want to be like them’: Fans celebrate with U.S players at parade honoring Women’s World Cup win

U.S. women’s soccer co-captain Megan Rapinoe and her teammates shared a float with Mayor Bill de Blasio and U.S. Soccer Federation president Carlos Cordeiro at a parade honoring them. Rapinoe …


UPDATED: Sun., July 7, 2019

U.S. men fail to follow women’s example, lose Gold Cup final to Mexico

The United States men failed to follow the example of American women, showing just how far they are from success. Jonathan Dos Santos scored in the 73rd minute, and Mexico …


UPDATED: Sun., July 7, 2019

Gonzaga’s Oumar Ballo and Joel Ayayi make All-Star Five at FIBA World Cup

Gonzaga Bulldogs incoming freshman center Oumar Ballo and redshirt sophomore guard Joel Ayayi both were named to the All-Star Five team at the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup in Heraklion, …


UPDATED: Sun., July 7, 2019

Back-to-back! Megan Rapinoe-led U.S. beats Dutch 2-0 for fourth World Cup title

The United States won its record fourth Women’s World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the second …


UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019

United States men also seek soccer title, face Mexico for Gold Cup

The U.S. men’s soccer team also tries to win a trophy on Sunday when it faces Mexico at Soldier Field in the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, the championship …


UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019

Larry Stone: As World Cup final nears, U.S. women don’t care what anyone thinks of them. Nor should they.

The USWNT is on the verge of winning another Women’s World Cup, and they’ve gotten to the final with a brash confidence that they shouldn’t need to apologize for. If …


UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019

Gonzaga commit Oumar Ballo powers Mali past France, into FIBA U19 World Cup title game

After missing the first two games of group play, Ballo has averaged 18.3 points and 13 assists in four contests.


Alex Morgan says tea-sipping celebration was nod to Sophie Turner

Alex Morgan said her tea-sipping celebration at the Women’s World Cup was a nod to actress Sophie Turner’s amusing Instagram posts. Some considered the celebration a dig at England, which …


UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019

Christian Pulisic leads U.S. to 3-1 Gold Cup semifinal win over Jamaica

The U.S. will attempt to complete its title defense Sunday night against Mexico at Chicago’s Soldier Field.


UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019

Alex Morgan’s goal, Alyssa Naeher’s save lifts U.S. over England, into Women’s World Cup final

The top-ranked United States defeated England 2-1 on Tuesday in Lyon, France, and will face the winner of Wednesday’s semifinal between the Netherlands and Sweden in the Americans’ third straight …


UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019

Helene Elliott: U.S. win over France a testament of greater things to come for soccer

This was a chance to showcase some of the best athletes of a sport that is still seeking a wider audience and firmer financial base to support its development, a …


UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019

Megan Rapinoe has 2 goals and U.S. knocks France out 2-1 in Women’s World Cup quarterfinals

France was vying to become the first nation to simultaneously hold the men’s and women’s World Cup trophies, but the home-field advantage and the flag-waving crowd that belted out La …


UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019

Jozy Altidore’s goal leads United States past Panama at Gold Cup

Jozy Altidore scored on an overhead kick in his first start for the national team in 20 months, lifting the United States over Panama 1-0 Wednesday night as the Americans …


UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019

It’s on: The World Cup clash between the U.S. and France

The United States and France are preparing for what many say is a final in the quarterfinals at the Women’s World Cup. The defending champion U.S. team will face the …


UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019

US in the World Cup quarterfinals after 2-1 win over Spain

Megan Rapinoe converted a pair of penalty kicks and the United States set up a much-anticipated quarterfinal meeting with host France at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-1 victory …


Defending champion USA plays Spain to open knockout stage

Spain coach Jorge Vilda says part of the challenge in facing the United States is making sure his players aren’t intimidated by the defending Women’s World Cup champions.


UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019

Gyasi Zardes scores twice, United States routs Trinidad 6-0 in Gold Cup

The U.S. cruised to its second shutout this week and clinched a quarterfinal berth in Philadelphia on June 30.