| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Jason Lappies woke in his San Diego apartment on the morning of June 26. Not needing to report to work right away, he settled onto his couch to watch a World Cup soccer match. He teased his roommate, who had to rush off to a job.
When the friend...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Hours after a FIFA judge cleared Russia and Qatar of corruption in their winning World Cup bids, the American who led the investigation said Thursday he would appeal the decision to close the case because it was based on "materially incomplete and...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 12:34 PM
After months of skiing in pain, Bode Miller elected to undergo outpatient back surgery on Monday and will miss about eight weeks of the World Cup season.
Miller, 37, had been training in Austria and Colorado but could not overcome a nagging injury.
| Nov 20, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Tim Howard, who turned in one of the greatest goalkeeping performances in World Cup history last summer, was named U.S. Soccer's Male Athlete of the Year on Thursday.
Howard made a World Cup-record 15 saves to push Belgium to overtime in a second-...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 8:25 PM
The Ebola menace has touched every part of life in Africa. So it's no surprise that soccer has failed to escape its deadly grip.
And the disruption the virus has caused the sport has had many ripples, some of which could be felt for years.
In the last...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 11:04 AM
The Galaxy's Omar Gonzalez was good enough to start for the U.S. in the World Cup but apparently that doesn't make him the best defender in Major League Soccer.
That award went to Seattle's Chad Marshall on Tuesday.
The Sounders' imposing center...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:03 PM
International basketball officials have cleared the Australian national team of tanking at the recent FIBA Basketball World Cup.
The Australians had been suspected of purposely losing a pool game against Angola to avoid meeting the powerful U.S. squad...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Brazilian soccer great Pele said Thursday he is not seriously ill, easing fears that his health deteriorated while being treated for a urinary tract infection.
The 74-year-old Pele used his official Twitter account to deny widespread reports that said...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 10:17 AM
The U.S. national soccer team had little to be thankful for Thursday when the latest FIFA world rankings were released and showed the U.S. tumbling five spots to No. 28,
It's the lowest Juergen Klinsmann's team has been in the rankings -- which are...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Brazilian soccer legend Pele's health continued to improve on Sunday, with doctors removing renal support temporarily to assess the evolution of a urinary tract infection.
The 74-year-old three-time World Cup champion was put on kidney support...
| Dec 1, 2014
After taking an early lead, the visiting Morgan State men's basketball team could not stop Virginia Tech guard Adam Smith, who hit six 3-pointers and finished with 22 points in the Hokies' 83-63 victory Sunday. Guard Devin Wilson had 10 points, seven...