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Argentines Hold Heads High After World Cup Loss

Argentines Hold Heads High After World Cup Loss

Sad-but-proud Argentine soccer fans applauded their national team for giving it all against a powerful German squad,... Read »

Jul 13, 2014
Germany's World Cup Party Gets Underway at Home

Germany's World Cup Party Gets Underway at Home

A quarter of a million German football fans reacted with unbridled joy, mixed with shock, on Sunday when Mario... Read »

Jul 14, 2014
Germany Beats Argentina 1-0 to Win World Cup

Germany Beats Argentina 1-0 to Win World Cup

Mario Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0... Read »

Jul 14, 2014

The Best of The World Cup in Pictures

Don't miss the most dramatic images from the games. View »

Jul 13, 2014
Carmelo Anthony Stays With New York Knicks

Carmelo Anthony Stays With New York Knicks

Carmelo Anthony is remaining with the Knicks, saying he wants "to stay and build here with this city and my... Read »

Jul 13, 2014
Argentina Fans Dream About World Cup Trophy

Argentina Fans Dream About World Cup Trophy

Soccer-obsessed Argentines awoke to the sound of banging drums and a sea of national flags waving from buildings,... Read »

Jul 13, 2014
Padres Interview Intriguing G.M. Candidate

Padres Interview Intriguing G.M. Candidate

The Padres have so far interviewed eight candidates for their open General Manager job. On Friday, they talked with... Read »

Jul 13, 2014
Ravens Player Arrested at Towson Restaurant

Ravens Player Arrested at Towson Restaurant

Baltimore County police said they were called to the Green Turtle restaurant on York Road after 9 p.m. and told... Read »

Jul 13, 2014
Report: Wizards to Sign Paul Pierce

Report: Wizards to Sign Paul Pierce

The veteran forward is on his way to Washington. Read »

Jul 13, 2014
Dwyane Wade:

Dwyane Wade: "LeBron Made the Right Decision"

Dwyane Wade released a statement Saturday to address LeBron James leaving the Miami Heat for the Cleveland... Read »

Jul 13, 2014
Aussie Olympic Swimmer Ian Thorpe Reveals He Is Gay

Aussie Olympic Swimmer Ian Thorpe Reveals He Is Gay

Five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Ian Thorpe for the first time publicly confirmed that he is gay during a... Read »

Jul 14, 2014
Brewers' Segura Leaves After 9-Month-Old Son Died

Brewers' Segura Leaves After 9-Month-Old Son Died

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright knew how tough it was for the Milwaukee Brewers to play Saturday... Read »

Jul 13, 2014
Pau Gasol Tweets He Will Play for Chicago Bulls

Pau Gasol Tweets He Will Play for Chicago Bulls

Hours after several reports surfaced that Carmelo Anthony will be re-signing with the New York Knicks, Pau Gasol... Read »

Jul 13, 2014
Netherlands Beats Host Brazil 3-0 to Finish 3rd in World Cup

Netherlands Beats Host Brazil 3-0 to Finish 3rd in World Cup

Robin van Persie and Daley Blind scored early goals to help give the Netherlands a 3-0 win over host Brazil in... Read »

Jul 12, 2014
D.C. a Longshot to Host Olympics -- Just Like Everywhere Else

D.C. a Longshot to Host Olympics -- Just Like Everywhere Else

Sports-event management veteran Bill Knight ways in on D.C.'s chances of hosting the 2024 Olympics. Read »

Jul 12, 2014
No More Tailgating at Nats Park

No More Tailgating at Nats Park

The Washington Nationals put the brakes on tailgating. Read »

Jul 12, 2014
I Know Why LeBron Is Going Back to Cleveland

I Know Why LeBron Is Going Back to Cleveland

Today I woke up to a text from my aunt: “Lebron is back!!!” As a native Clevelander, I can’t help but rejoice in... Read »

Jul 12, 2014
Interactive: LeBron James' Numbers Don't Lie

Interactive: LeBron James' Numbers Don't Lie

Four years after their messy breakup, James is coming back to the Cavaliers. Read »

Jul 14, 2014
LeBron's Cleveland Move Triggers Support, Snark

LeBron's Cleveland Move Triggers Support, Snark

LeBron James on Friday told Sports Illustrated that he is returning home to the Cleveland Cavaliers after four years... Read »

Jul 11, 2014
LeBron James:

LeBron James: "I'm Coming Home" to Cleveland

LeBron James' latest decision is in: He's returning to Cleveland. Ending a saga that had the NBA virtually at a... Read »

Jul 11, 2014
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