| Jun 19, 2010
The game was tied 2-to-2, in the 85th minute. The United States was caught in a surge of momentum and Slovenia is being swallowed up by it. Landon Donovan had a free kick, and Maurice Edu blasts it into the net.
The U.S. had won. The Americans...
| Jun 23, 2010
| 2:31 AM
One more game, one last chance to make their reputation. When the Americans play Algeria at the World Cup on Wednesday they'll either live up to all the hype and earn a spot among the final 16 teams — or fall painfully short of their long-stated...
| Jun 23, 2010
| 12:10 PM
PRETORIA, South Africa -- Over and over, everything seemed to go against them.
A referee took away a win last week, and a linesman disallowed another goal Wednesday.
Now there was just 3½ minutes left in their World Cup, just that much remaining until...
| Jun 23, 2010
The United States was mere minutes away from one of it's most bitter defeats.
They had already been robbed once of a win by referee Koman Coulibaly, on a goal by Maurice Edu that should have given the U.S.A. a victory over Slovenia. Seemingly, déjà vu...
| Jun 25, 2010
| 6:50 PM
— The sports viewing public has become immune to incessant advertising, so the gallery at the TPC River Highlands may have missed Michael Allen's bag over the past few days.
But the PGA Tour veteran could be on the cutting edge of event advertising...
| Jun 26, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Life on the edge came to an exhausting and crushing end for the United States against a familiar foe.
Ghana sent the U.S. packing from the World Cup - again - eliminating the Americans in the second round Saturday night.
Asamoah Gyan scored 3 minutes...
| Jun 27, 2010
IRENE, South Africa -- They started scattering Sunday to the United States and Europe, never to come together as a group again.
All the optimism had vanished, four years of planning and effort foiled by a debilitating defense, faltering forwards and,...
| Jun 29, 2010
| 7:45 AM
Part of me wanted the United States to advance deep into soccer's World Cup. National pride, compelling personalities, history in the making.
But another part hoped for the U.S.'s demise, only to hush the soccer snobs who every four years proclaim this...
| Jul 16, 2010
A man is dead, and three others, including two young girls, are injured after a crash on Highway 99.
California Highway Patrol Officer Michael Bradley said the Toyota Corolla began drifting off of the highway just before 1 p.m.
A 19-year-old man was...
| Jan 1, 2009
The barswere packed this New Year's Eve.
It's one of the busiest nights of the year for the Highway Patrol and one of the most dangerous for drivers on the road.
Officers are stopping anyone who appears to be intoxicated.
"The simple ones are the...
| Feb 12, 2009
Olympic champion Michael Phelps apologized to Chinese fans for what he called his "regrettable behavior" after he was photographed with a marijuana pipe. The Rodgers Forge native spoke via the Internet on a video that appeared widely today on Chinese-...
| Jun 10, 2009
The undersecretary who oversees California parolees and adult and juvenile prisons has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving while in a state vehicle.
The California Highway Patrol stopped 47-year-old Scott Kernan for speeding shortly after 8 p....