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Sterling says he won’t sell team, calls wife pig

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Sterling denounced his wife, her lawyers and the NBA from the witness stand Wednesday, July 9, saying he would never sell the Los Angeles Clippers and vowing a lifetime of lawsuits against the league. “Make no mistake today,” Sterling shouted toward the end of his second day of testimony in [...]

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Vandy’s lone homer produces national championship

  OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dansby Swanson and Rhett Wiseman came oh-so close to hitting home runs for Vanderbilt early in the College World Series. John Norwood finally got a ball to clear the fence, and his timing was impeccable — in the third and deciding game of the CWS finals. His tie-breaking homer into [...]

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US-Portugal game scores viewership goal

    NEW YORK (AP) — The United States’ 2-2 World Cup draw with Portugal is almost certainly the most-watched soccer game ever in the U.S., an emphatic confirmation of the sport’s rising popularity in a country slower to embrace it than the rest of the world. The Nielsen company said that Sunday’s June 22, [...]

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US fans see ‘cruel’ side of soccer

    A one-goal lead is never safe, and U.S. fans who counted their chickens too early in the World Cup match got a bitter dose of dissatisfaction as Portugal scored in the final seconds, resulting in a 2-2 draw. It was not the win the players had hoped for. “Football’s cruel sometimes,” said Tim [...]

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Woods says he’s ahead of schedule and without pain

   BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Tiger Woods says he is without pain for the first time in two years as he embarks on his latest comeback. Nearly three months after having back surgery to alleviate a pinched nerve, Woods returns to competition this week in the Quicken Loans National at Congressional. Woods is the tournament [...]

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Mexico advances to 2nd round of World Cup with 3-1 win over Croatia in Group A

  RECIFE, Brazil (AP) — Mexico advances to 2nd round of World Cup with 3-1 win over Croatia in Group A.   Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed

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Brazil beats Cameroon 4-1 in Group A to secure place in knockout stage of World Cup

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil beats Cameroon 4-1 in Group A to secure place in knockout stage of World Cup.   Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed

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US soccer star Hope Solo enters not guilty plea

      KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) — U.S. women’s soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo has entered a not guilty plea following her domestic violence arrest at her sister’s home in suburban Seattle. Solo appeared in court Monday June 23, and was released without bail. She was ordered not to have contact with the alleged victims and [...]

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Soccer star Hope Solo due in court

  KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) — U.S. women’s soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo is scheduled to appear in court Monday in connection with her domestic violence arrest at her sister’s home in Kirkland, in suburban Seattle. Officers said Solo was intoxicated early Saturday, June 21st,  when she was accused of assaulting her sister and 17-year-old nephew. But [...]

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Soccer star Hope Solo due in court

  KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) — U.S. women’s soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo is scheduled to appear in court Monday in connection with her domestic violence arrest at her sister’s home in Kirkland, in suburban Seattle. Officers said Solo was intoxicated early Saturday when she was accused of assaulting her sister and 17-year-old nephew. But her lawyer, [...]

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Report to detail Sandusky sex abuse investigation

  HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — New details about the scope and pace of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation investigation are expected to be revealed when the state attorney general releases the results of a probe she vowed to conduct while running for office. Attorney General Kathleen Kane brought in a law school professor and former [...]

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