Brazil plays Croatia on Thursday to get the home World Cup underway, beginning its quest for a sixth world title almost seven years after the nation was picked as host. After so much talk about delays, protests and problems, fans at last are getting a chance to cheer for the national team on home soil in football's showcase tournament.
Shelly Sterling brokered what would be a record-breaking $2 billion deal with former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to sell the team after her husband and co-owner Donald Sterling made racist comments to a girlfriend that were recorded and publicized. The NBA moved swiftly to oust him as an owner.
After a weekend of partying in Texas, where he was photographed floating on an inflatable swan while drinking champagne in a nightclub pool, Manziel was on the field Tuesday as the Browns opened a mandatory three-day minicamp.
The All-Star goalie made 32 saves during the Kings' 3-0 victory over New York in Game 3 on Monday night.
The lawsuit alleges the league violated Donald Sterling's constitutional rights by relying on information from an "illegal" recording that publicized racist remarks he made to a girlfriend. It also said the league committed a breach of contract by fining Sterling $2.5 million and that it violated antitrust laws by trying to force a sale.
New York's game Monday night against the Kansas City Royals was postponed about two hours before the scheduled first pitch because of rain. The game will be made up on Aug. 25 at a time to be determined.
Miami's Dwyane Wadecqbelieves the NBA Finals — tied at one game apiece — are now just getting started.
The Knicks did not confirm the reports, other than saying they were planning a "major announcement." The 39-year-old Fisher just completed his 18th season, finishing his career with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Winning, we've been told since the beginning of the year, is all that matters now in NASCAR.
Pinehurst No. 2 is anything but perfect for this week's U.S. Open, at least in the traditional sense of major championships in America.
The Royals' ace survived six shaky innings mostly of his own doing Sunday, and the Kansas City offense supplied just enough offense against Hiroki Kuroda to squeak out a 2-1 victory
Quin Snyder knows he has his work cut out for him with the Utah Jazz, but also feels he has the support of ownership to build the team back to a perennial playoff contender.
California Chrome finished far back in a tie for fourth. The result means the longest drought without a Triple Crown champion in history will be extended.
Cardinals pitcher Shelby Miller took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning and finished with a three-hit shutout Saturday in a 5-0 victory over Toronto.
Jozy Altidore scored a pair of goals to lead the United States over Nigeria 2-1 Saturday night in the Americans' World Cup send-off match.
The Spurs have been invincible at home in the playoffs lately, but the Heat will try to crack them Sunday in Game 2 of the NBA Finals.
Five things to look for in the French Open men's final Sunday, featuring Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.
Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer, Eric Hosmer also went deep and the Kansas City Royals cruised to an 8-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday night.
Maria Sharapova outlasted Simona Halep to win her second French Open championship and fifth major overall.
Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling would remain close to the organization under terms of the pending sale to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, according to two individuals close to the negotiations.