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Real out to break holders' jinx in 60th European Cup

realLONDON-- It was Alex Ferguson who once noted famously that watching the World Cup was as excruciating as visiting the dentist while offering the counterpoint that the Champions League was much more fun, quite the best competition in football.

To be fair, the old Manchester United manager did make this observation long before the exhilarating 2014 edition of the World Cup restored most football...

Dominant U.S. crush Serbia to win Basketball World Cup

basketMADRID-- The United States romped to their fifth basketball World Cup title after overcoming an early deficit to...

Washington crush Jaguars, wins for Patriots, Browns

NFL-LIONS-PANTHERSMIAMI-- Quarterback Robert Griffin III suffered a dislocated ankle but back-up Kirk Cousins led the Washington a...

Serbia beat France to join U.S. in World Cup final

basketMADRID-- Dark horses Serbia powered into the basketball World Cup final and will meet holders United States in...

Federer, Wawrinka puts Swiss in control of Davis Cup semi

federerGENEVA-- Roger Federer overcame some tough early resistance from Simone Bolelli and Stanislas Wawrinka eased past...

Ravens win

NFL-STEELERS-RAVENSPittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) throws a pass in the first quarter against the Baltimore...

U.S. ease past Lithuania into World Cup final

us_baskBARCELONA-- Holders United States showed no sign of missing their top players as they breezed into the basketball...

France stun Spain as Serbia rout Brazil  

spainMADRID-- Huge upsets lit up the basketball World Cup on Wednesday as France beat hosts Spain 65-52 while Serbia...

Verstappen has first test with Toro Rosso

ITALY-- Dutch 16-year-old Max Verstappen had his first proper Formula One test on Wednesday as Toro Rosso ramp up...

U.S. and Lithuania storm into World Cup semi-finals

basketBARCELONA, Spain-- Holders the United States ran riot in a 119-76 win over Slovenia while Lithuania beat Turkey 73-61...

Pilar goal hands Czechs 2-1 victory over Dutch

netherlandsPRAGUE-- The Czech Republic snatched a last-gasp 2-1 win over the Netherlands thanks to Vaclav Pilar's added time...

Cilic crushes Nishikori to claim U.S. Open title

cilicNEW YORK- - Croatia's Marin Cilic swept past Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-3 6-3 to win the U.S. Open on Monday and...

Sweden still waiting for Austria breakthrough after 1-1 draw

swedenVIENNA-- David Alaba's early penalty was cancelled out by a tremendous finish by Erkan Zengin as Austria and Sweden...

Dolphins upset Patriots on opening Sunday

NFL-PATRIOTS-DOLPHINSMIAMI-- The New England Patriots suffered a shock 33-20 loss to the Miami Dolphins on the opening Sunday of the NFL...

Rosberg error hands Hamilton F-1 victory

f_1MONZA, Italy-- Lewis Hamilton battled back from a troubled start to win the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday after...

Gatlin wins sprint double to extend undefeated run

felixBRUSSELS-- American Justin Gatlin proved on Friday he is the speed king for 2014 with a sprint double victory at the...

Root spares England's blushes in consolation

CRICKET-INDIAENGLAND-- Joe Root's fine century saved England from the ignominy of a series whitewash on home soil as they beat...

National Football League kicks off

NFL--PACKERS-SEAHAWKSSeattle Seahawks outside linebacker K.J. Wright (50, top) tackles Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson (87)...

Cilic blasts way past Berdych into U.S. Open semi-finals

m_TENNISNEW YORK-- Big-hitting Marin Cilic blasted his way past sixth seed Tomas Berdych 6-2 6-4 7-6 (4) and into the U.S...

Italy off to flying start under Conte

BARI -- Italy gave new coach Antonio Conte a flying start on Thursday, taking 10 minutes to equal their goal tally...

Makarova tops Azarenka to reach U.S. open semis

w_tennNEW YORK-- Russian left-hander Ekaterina Makarova made her best mark in grand slam singles by outslugging Victoria...

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