| Aug 13, 2013
| 7:36 PM
Has Orlando really gone crazy over soccer?
Sure, its government leaders have been cheerleading the sport a lot lately as they try to attract a major-league team to the city. But it’s hard to ignore that Orlando City Soccer recently saw its biggest...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Revelers gather to celebrate the summer solstice amid the monolithic stones at Stonehenge in England this week. Thousands annually meet at the 5,000-year-old stone circle to witness the sunrise on...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:12 PM
International stars in sports such as baseball, hockey and basketball have long been afforded special immigration status to play on U.S. teams. Think David Beckham, the former Los Angeles Galaxy soccer player from Britain, or Dodgers rookie phenom Hyun-...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:29 PM
The deck appeared stacked against the Galaxy from the moment the U.S. and Canadian national anthems were played before Saturday night's game.
Not only was the Galaxy without veteran forwards Landon Donovan and Robbie Keane, the team faced the red-hot...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Major League Soccer said Wednesday night it plans to expand by four teams, to 24, by the 2020 season.
"We look forward to adding new partners with the same commitment to the sport and love of the game," MLS Commissioner Don Garber said in making the...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:24 PM
BOURBONNAIS — Somebody asked new Bears tight end Martellus Bennett if he had eaten at Ditka's restaurant yet.
"I'm not a big steak person (and) I don't eat pork,'' Bennett said. "I'm not a Muslim but I don't eat pork.''
Another questioner at...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 3:50 AM
Please excuse my absence for the last week but Vegas was calling and I’m never one to turn down the invitation. It may have been frightfully hot there but that was more than balanced out by my chill at the slots—still, I love the place. So...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Matthew Morrison -- a.k.a. hunky Mr. Schue on "Glee" -- has presented an engagement ring to his girlfriend of about two years, model Renee Puente. The engagement was announced Thursday night by none other than Elton John, assisted by partner David...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Recovering from a torn Achilles' tendon, Kobe Bryant turned to soccer star David Beckham for advice.
"Becks and I have grown to be pretty close since he's been playing in Los Angeles for [the Galaxy] the last five years," said Bryant in a video...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:30 AM
At least seven people were injured in China on Thursday after soccer fans stormed through a gate and a line formed by police and security guards to catch a glimpse of international soccer star David Beckham.
Nearly 1,000 fans gathered at the Shanghai...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Oklahoma football Coach Bob Stoops' home was burglarized early Wednesday morning, with the thieves making off with a car and other smaller items, police said.
According to ESPN.com, the police department has leads in what it is considering a first-...