| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Part Ricky Bobby, part Jeff Fisher and all no-nonsense when it comes to English Premier League soccer--correction, make that all nonsense--American/"real" football coach Ted Lasso has returned to the airwaves, as channeled by comedian Jason Sudeikis....
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:30 PM
If you miss Jason Sudeikis' wacky "Saturday Night Live" characters, you're in luck. The actor has reprised another popular NBC character that's hilarious enough to hold you over.
With the Premier League returning to NBC next week, Ted Lasso is back as...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Kobe Bryant is featured in a commercial for Panini, a sports and entertainment collectibles company.
Emphasizing his love of soccer growing up in Italy before he played basketball, Bryant says in the commercial, "Before I was a baller, I was a baller."...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:52 PM
This is the 7th inning stretch Cubs fans wait all season for.
Pearl Jam singer and die hard Cubs fan Eddie Vedder will throw out the first pitch and sing “Take Me Out to the Ball game” during Thursday’s Cubs-San Diego Padres game at...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 10:14 PM
Chevrolet was once as American as baseball, hot dogs and John Cougar Mellencamp. Which was fine when it sold the majority of its cars and trucks in the U.S.
But two years ago more than 60% of its sales were overseas. And baseball, it turned out, wasn'...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 8:33 AM
Midfielder Grant Ward is staying put with the Fire-- for now -- while Victor Pineda is Indianapolis-bound.
The Fire announced they’ve secured a six-month loan extension from the English Premier League team Tottenham Hotspur for Ward, a 19-year-old...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Turning away from a sold-out crowd in Santa Clara, Calif., Taylor Twellman put down the mic and picked up the phone.
"I appreciate the opportunity," he told ESPN's producers that day in July 2010. "I apologize for that being one of the worst games...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Clint Dempsey may be coming back to Major League Soccer.
In the last 24 hours rumors have been flying that the U.S. national team captain could soon leave Tottenham Hotspur for the Seattle Sounders, who could welcome him to the team as early...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Robbie Keane has been playing professional soccer half his life.
Playing well, too, having scored more than 250 times for club and country while serving as captain for Ireland in World Cup qualifying, winning a league cup in the United Kingdom and...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Nike started with running shoes and Under Armour with undershirts.
Both stories begin with dissatisfaction. While trying to sell a Japanese manufacturer's shoes, Phil Knight sent some to his former coach, who modified them, using, among other things, a...
| May 16, 2013
| 1:36 PM
U.S. national team Coach Juergen Klinsmann on Thursday summoned 29 players to training camp for next month's trio of World Cup qualifiers and, as expected, the Galaxy's Landon Donovan was left off the list.
But Galaxy teammate Omar Gonzalez, a...