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First Black Female Olympic Gold Medalist Dies

First Black Female Olympic Gold Medalist Dies

The first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal, Alice Coachman Davis, died early Monday in south Read »

Jul 14, 2014
San Jose Sharks Fans Protest Sexy

San Jose Sharks Fans Protest Sexy "Ice Girl" Uniforms

The San Jose Sharks are taking a hit on social media over their decision to recruit midrift-baring... Watch »

Jul 15, 2014
Contador Drops Out of Tour de France

Contador Drops Out of Tour de France

Two-time champion Alberto Contador has dropped out of the Tour de France after crashing during Stage 10 in... Read »

Jul 14, 2014
Leonsis, Niskanen Discuss Caps' Orpik

Leonsis, Niskanen Discuss Caps' Orpik

The defenseman's contract continues to be a hot-button issue. Read »

Jul 14, 2014
Giants Pitcher Hits His Second Grand Slam

Giants Pitcher Hits His Second Grand Slam

Madison Bumgarner became the first pitcher in 48 years to hit two grand slams in a season, and Buster Posey also hit... Read »

Jul 14, 2014
Nats' Clippard Added to NL All-Stars

Nats' Clippard Added to NL All-Stars

Clippard will make his second career All-Star appearance. Read »

Jul 14, 2014
LeBron Captures World Cup Streaker in Instagram Video

LeBron Captures World Cup Streaker in Instagram Video

Basketball star LeBron James posted an Instagram video of a streaker who ran onto the field during the final... Read »

Jul 14, 2014
Violence Mars Argentina World Cup Rally

Violence Mars Argentina World Cup Rally

Riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets late Sunday to restrain a group of vandals who disturbed a... Read »

Jul 14, 2014
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... 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... 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... 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... 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. 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 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... 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... 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
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